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No on Prop 23: a polluting, job-killing, economy-squashing attack by Texa$ Oil

Over 106 years, 703 High Street’s businesses have gone from welding wagon wheels, to selling gas-powered automobiles, to...

Original post made by Lisa Van Dusen on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 15, 2010 at 9:56 pm | 29 comments | 3640 Views

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Pilot error caused East Palo Alto plane crash

A plane crash into an East Palo Alto neighborhood on Feb. 17, 2010, was most probably caused by the pilot's failure to follow...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by narnia, on Nov 29, 2011 at 9:12 am | 29 comments | 8546 Views

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Baby Basics helps working poor meet children's basic needs

When Anna Quintana gave birth to her twins, Bailey and Mateo, she didn't expect buying diapers would be an issue. With the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Jan 12, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 29 comments | 5694 Views

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Why is the Stanford Women's Basketball Team Forced to Face Unfair Competition?

Brittney Griner is a superstaar 'woman' basketball player for Baylor, which Stanford women will need to beat, in the Final...

Original post made by Karen on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by nuts, on Apr 2, 2012 at 10:24 pm | 29 comments | 7136 Views

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SFO plane crash: Stanford Hospital evaluates 55 people

Stanford Medical Center evaluated 55 patients from Saturday's crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 and admitted 18. One remained...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 20, 2013 at 8:26 am | 29 comments | 6713 Views

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Jay Paul's pitch for office complex meets skepticism

With tensions running high in Palo Alto over new developments and traffic issues clogging up City Hall agendas, Jay Paul...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by paly mom, on Nov 25, 2013 at 6:51 am | 29 comments | 41449 Views

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Local Whole Foods markets implicated in pricing violations

A statewide investigation of pricing irregularities by Whole Foods Market, including at its Palo Alto store, has resulted...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jen C , on Sep 8, 2014 at 2:05 pm | 29 comments | 17379 Views

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Texting while driving is on the rise

In a worrying trend, more California drivers are using their cell phones while driving this year than last, according to...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 19, 2015 at 7:21 am | 29 comments | 4677 Views

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Firefighters say response to fatal crash in Palo Alto was delayed by traffic

A collision on southbound Interstate Highway 101 left a motorcyclist dead in Palo Alto this evening after emergency crews...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:58 pm | 29 comments | 7346 Views

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Regional plan aims to ease traffic by boosting housing

Bay Area city and county officials approved a massive plan last week that promises to turn the tide on gridlock traffic and...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2017
Last comment by Example, on Aug 9, 2017 at 4:26 am | 29 comments | 4942 Views

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Editorial: No on Regional Measure 3

Regional Measure 3's toll increases, along with the implementation of inflation escalators, ask for too much and attempt...

Original post made on May. 15, 2018
Last comment by No on RM3, on Jun 4, 2018 at 8:17 am | 29 comments | 17065 Views

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Laurene Powell Jobs buys 30 acres in East Palo Alto

One of the largest parcels of vacant land in East Palo Alto is now under the ownership of a limited liability company associated...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by East Palo Alto, on Oct 1, 2018 at 8:27 am | 29 comments | 24552 Views

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Off Deadline: Bringing real-world humanity to the Great Immigration Debate

As the Great Immigration Debate rages in America and other countries, there's a modest bit of sanity -- and humanity -- happening...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Apr 22, 2019 at 7:07 pm | 29 comments | 6862 Views

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Groups to kick off three-part series on healthy dialogue with talk on political polarization

Three community organizations in Palo Alto have come together to create a series of events that aim to promote healthy, responsible...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Sep 20, 2019 at 6:31 pm | 29 comments | 3905 Views

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Menlo Park's police chief was publicly accused of using a racial slur in ethics training. Here's the story.

During a town hall meeting Thursday evening to discuss policing in Menlo Park, Housing Commissioner Karen Grove said she'd...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jun 25, 2020 at 7:39 pm | 29 comments | 11688 Views

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Editorial: Our election recommendations

Learn about the Palo Alto Weekly's recommendations on local, regional and statewide candidates and measures, in addition...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2020
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Nov 2, 2020 at 2:17 pm | 29 comments | 24815 Views

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Businesses greet loosened CDC mask rule with elation, consternation

When President Joe Biden hailed new guidance from the CDC for fully vaccinated people last Thursday, his words struck a hopeful...

Original post made on May. 17, 2021
Last comment by The Voice of Palo Alto, on Jun 25, 2021 at 6:47 pm | 29 comments | 9477 Views

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Toll collection for U.S. Highway 101 express lanes in San Mateo County to start at year's end

Drivers will need a FasTrak toll tag to use the new U.S. Highway 101 express lanes set to open in San Mateo County at the...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2021
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jul 12, 2021 at 10:08 am | 29 comments | 15232 Views

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Opinion: Express lanes will cost drivers masses of money

The traffic wizards and geniuses in our state have been at it again -- this time in a big way that will affect highway motorists...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Mar 4, 2022 at 12:28 pm | 29 comments | 7648 Views

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Jim Burch's change of heart

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Original post made by HRC on Apr. 4, 2007
Last comment by Haddaway, on Apr 13, 2007 at 1:34 am | 29 comments | 6937 Views
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