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Coroners' report details injuries in plane crash

When San Mateo County investigators arrived at the scene of the Feb. 17 plane crash in East Palo Alto, they found the bodies...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Ray, on May 5, 2010 at 11:39 am | 23 comments | 2522 Views

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Pair to pedal electric bikes to Washington D.C.

Calling themselves "not very young and not very fit," a brother-sister team will depart from their childhood home in Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Micki, on Apr 29, 2010 at 2:08 pm | 5 comments | 2943 Views

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Shooting in East Palo Alto hospitalizes one

East Palo Alto police are investigating a shooting that injured one person Thursday night. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=16577...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 2106 Views

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Turning garbage into gold

Throughout Palo Alto, a movement has been brewing. People serious about helping the environment are turning to composting...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by zachary, on May 1, 2010 at 10:31 am | 15 comments | 4705 Views

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How do their gardens grow?

Mature landscapes reflect evolving trends on Gamble Garden's annual tour Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=16449...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Apr 24, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 3328 Views

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Holiday Fund targets programs for kids, families

The Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund is giving $260,000 in grants this year to 38 community organizations that serve children...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by inhalthouttip, on Apr 25, 2010 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 1986 Views

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Palo Alto park rangers are all a-Twitter

Birds are not the only creatures tweeting in Palo Alto's Foothills Park this spring. They are joined by Park Rangers Kathleen...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by KenN, on Apr 27, 2010 at 1:43 pm | 6 comments | 2565 Views

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Warren Buffet responds to Peninsula mom

Jennifer Bestor didn't know what to expect last month when she mailed a rather whimsical letter to billionaire Warren Buffet...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by NoCommonSense, on Apr 29, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 25 comments | 3767 Views

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Assembly bill targets 'predatory equity' investments

Spurred by the recent implosion of Page Mill Properties' East Palo Alto portfolio, California's elected officials are considering...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Christopher Lund, on Apr 26, 2010 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 7200 Views

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Stanford grad at center of SEC suit against Goldman

Fabrice Tourre, a 2001 Stanford University graduate who is allegedly the principal architect in a "toxic" sub-prime mortgage...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by chris, on Apr 28, 2010 at 7:45 am | 17 comments | 6497 Views

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Mountain lion spotted on Portola Valley deck

A mountain lion was spotted on the deck of a home in San Mateo County's Portola Valley area early Sunday morning, according...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Apr 29, 2010 at 11:11 am | 9 comments | 2443 Views

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Toys banned for 'unhealthy' fast-food meals

Tuesday was a sad day for the McDonald's Happy Meal. The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted to ban toys and other...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by If you need yet one more example of Big Brother..., on May 1, 2010 at 4:06 am | 53 comments | 4869 Views

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Castilleja students win $30K to design phone app

Four Castilleja School students have won $30,000 in venture capital to develop a new app for the Google Nexus One Phone. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Riann, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2620 Views

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Taking a bite out of Alma Plaza

Demolition crews tore down the former Lucky's supermarket at Alma Plaza on Monday, April 26. ==B Photo courtesy of Keith...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Apr 30, 2010 at 7:32 pm | 11 comments | 2090 Views

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County off air-quality report card's 'dirtiest' list

For the first time after being among the nation's 25 dirtiest counties for two years, Santa Clara County has improved in...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by public transit, on Apr 28, 2010 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 2498 Views

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HP to acquire Palm for $1.2 billion

Calling it a "transformational deal," HP today announced it will purchase Palm, Inc., of Sunnyvale, a provider of smartphones...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 4, 2010 at 6:06 pm | 5 comments | 2206 Views

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'Celebration of life' for Tim Sullivan moved

A celebration of life for the Palo Alto youth who died in a skateboard accident last weekend has been moved to Gunn High...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
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Packard Hospital CEO Chris Dawes named a PIA 'community hero'

Christopher Dawes, president and CEO of the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford, has been named a "community...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Congrats!, on Apr 29, 2010 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 3024 Views

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Davis up for New Orleans police superintendent

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis has been named one of three finalists for the job of New Orleans police superintendent,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by former NOLA resident, on Apr 29, 2010 at 5:33 pm | 3 comments | 2109 Views

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Caltrain's survival: Is it high-speed rail or bust?

While Menlo Park and Atherton contest in court the state's decision to run its high-speed-rail system along the Caltrain...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Insight, on May 2, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 19 comments | 2663 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

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