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Stanford University files amicus brief in Harvard admissions case

Stanford University is among the 15 private universities that have joined together in "one voice" in an amicus brief to defend...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Wu Shen, 7 minutes ago | 35 comments | 3065 Views

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Fire Department prepares for influx in medical-response calls

Faced with a rising Palo Alto's senior population and surging demand for emergency medical response, Fire Department officials...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by Martin, 50 minutes ago | 1 comment | 339 Views

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CCS football playoffs get delayed again due to air quality

The Palo Alto, Menlo-Atherton and Sacred Heart Prep Central Coast Section Open Division football games have been postponed...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1382 Views

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Arson charges for man rescued at Compadres fire

Palo Alto police arrested a man Saturday night, Nov. 10, on suspicion of starting two fires that afternoon within 50 minutes...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2018
Last comment by Keeping An Eye Out for Sociopaths, 23 hours ago | 10 comments | 5965 Views

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Crucial East Palo Alto bridge on track for March opening

The two sides of East Palo Alto separated by bustling U.S. Highway 101 will soon link again for the first time in more than...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by Dave Burckhard, on Nov 13, 2018 at 2:19 pm | 8 comments | 4755 Views

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Unhealthy air quality and fire risk trigger weekend outdoor space closures

Due to poor air quality expected throughout much of the Bay Area through the weekend and fire danger in some areas, a number...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2018
Last comment by Lee, on Nov 13, 2018 at 9:34 am | 3 comments | 6145 Views

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Community Notebook: City agencies, groups to observe Veterans Day

Find out which local and regional offices in Palo Alto will be closed or offering limited services in observance of Veterans...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2018
Last comment by R.Davis, on Nov 12, 2018 at 8:07 am | 4 comments | 1279 Views

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Voters turn out in significant numbers

Voters throughout Palo Alto turned out at the polls in significant numbers during California's midterm election on Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Get Out & Vote, on Nov 10, 2018 at 2:16 pm | 17 comments | 1820 Views

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Sea lion found outside Palo Alto Animal Services

A California sea lion tried to cross East Bayshore Road in Palo Alto early Thursday morning but was intercepted by staff...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Thank you, on Nov 10, 2018 at 6:11 am | 2 comments | 9122 Views

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Plan for train trench faces obstacles in south Palo Alto

Palo Alto's ambitious effort to redesign is rail corridor is starting to pick up speed in the southern half of the city,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2018
Last comment by kony, on Nov 9, 2018 at 9:46 am | 72 comments | 6068 Views

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Sheriff Laurie Smith poised to win runoff election

Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith is poised to begin her sixth term in office as preliminary election results show...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2018
Last comment by Terrible, on Nov 7, 2018 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 671 Views

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Strong-arm robbery injures woman at Stanford Shopping Center

Palo Alto police are asking for the community's assistance in locating two men for a strong-arm robbery that injured a woman...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Green Gables, on Nov 7, 2018 at 1:15 pm | 11 comments | 4081 Views

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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Halloween festivities to close some Old Palo Alto streets

Halloween trick or treating will close some Old Palo Alto streets to traffic on Wednesday evening from 4:30-10 p.m., police...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Nov 6, 2018 at 11:08 pm | 35 comments | 3618 Views

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VIDEO: City Council candidates weigh in on housing

This year's five contenders for the Palo Alto City Council explain their positions on housing in the city in individual endorsement...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2018
Last comment by @Arbitrarian, on Nov 5, 2018 at 5:27 pm | 19 comments | 2386 Views

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TRICK OR TREAT? The Old Palo Alto neighborhood was the place to be on Halloween night where families delighted in many elaborate...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by Paloaltoparent, on Nov 5, 2018 at 4:34 pm | 6 comments | 1883 Views

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Community gives input on Cubberley programs, design

Close to 200 community members turned out Thursday night to participate in the next phase of the master planning process...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 4, 2018 at 8:25 am | 7 comments | 1471 Views

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Palo Alto plans to add defibrillator to every police car

Every patrol car in the Palo Alto Police Department will soon be equipped with a new life-saving tool: a defibrillator that...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2018
Last comment by Great idea, on Nov 3, 2018 at 8:45 pm | 5 comments | 1799 Views

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Debt company settles lawsuit over harassing, repetitive phone calls

A debt collection company will pay a $9 million settlement after Santa Clara County and 17 other counties sued over repeated,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on Nov 2, 2018 at 9:34 am | 5 comments | 1010 Views

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Shop Talk: Barry's, kettlebell studio opening

In this week's Shop Talk column, fitness news abound, with the upcoming opening of Barry's Bootcamp and a new kettlebell...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2018
There are no comments yet. 4832 Views

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<B><B>STORYTIME ... </B>The word "dispenser" is typically associated in the popular imagination with paper towels, hand soap...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2018
Last comment by musical, on Oct 31, 2018 at 12:01 am | 2 comments | 1602 Views
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