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Raising 'authentic, courageous, confident' girls

"Raising Authentic, Courageous, Confident Girls" is the title of a PTA-sponsored program to be held Thursday, Sept. 24, at...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by gunn parent, on Sep 28, 2009 at 8:21 pm | 27 comments | 3441 Views

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Disease expert to discuss swine flu at Stanford

An infectious disease expert will discuss the H1N1 virus -- or swine flu -- at the Stanford Blood Center Tuesday as part...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by , on Sep 23, 2009 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 3405 Views

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Original request for 'defense fund' reimbursement

This is the original request for reimbursement for those who gave to a legal defense fund for Children's Theatre staff. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by , on Sep 23, 2009 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 2911 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Planning and Transportation Commission, zoning amendments

The Palo Alto City Council is scheduled to consider adopting the Private Streets Initiative ordinance and consider an ordinance...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2247 Views

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FBI, police strike East Palo Alto 'Taliban' gang

More than 500 FBI agents and police from more than 20 agencies fanned out over the Bay Area Saturday, executing search and...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3030 Views

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Palo Alto launches reusable-bag campaign

On the heels of its ban on plastic grocery bags, the City of Palo Alto launched its Bring Your Own Bag campaign in the parking...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 30, 2009 at 11:25 pm | 14 comments | 2359 Views

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A timeline of the negotiations

Since May, negotiators from the City of Palo Alto and Service Employees International Union Chapter 521 have been meeting...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Sep 28, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 10 comments | 2363 Views

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Weekly completes new, green headquarters

After 30 years in downtown Palo Alto, the Palo Alto Weekly is moving to new headquarters — an environmentally friendly,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by EJ, on Sep 28, 2009 at 12:16 pm | 7 comments | 43412 Views

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Simitian: Slashing higher-ed crippling California

California's already faltering economy will be further damaged by severe cuts to to higher education, State Sen. Joe Simitian,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Carry this to its logical conclusion, on Sep 28, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 4 comments | 1343 Views

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Palo Alto power outage hits 2,300

An underground piece of cable at Page Mill Road and Hansen Way failed at 12:03 p.m. Monday, causing a power outage throughout...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 30, 2009 at 11:22 am | 29 comments | 2861 Views

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Citizens want lead in California Ave. tree selection

Not waiting for the city to direct the California Avenue tree selection, an ad hoc group of residents took the initiative...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 2, 2009 at 5:29 pm | 50 comments | 9849 Views

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In dangerous alley, garden may blossom

In the Barron Park neighborhood, a garbage-strewn alley known more for crime than functionality could soon become a community...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by John Benza, on Sep 29, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 2332 Views

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Junior Museum and Zoo celebrates 75 years

Bobcats Rufus and Tule, stars of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo, were showing off for their visitors on a recent September...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by highSchoolDropOut, on Sep 30, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 2970 Views

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Midtown explosion, fire draws extra help

A reported explosion in an Eichler home at 452 Maureen Ave. had firefighters out in force today. The affected area was in...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Suwen, on Oct 2, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 97 comments | 7054 Views

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Simitian attends summit on distracted driving

State Sen. Joe Simitian -- the lawmaker responsible for California's "hands-free" cell phone law -- is one of about 200 people...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by waste of a lawmaker, on Oct 2, 2009 at 11:33 am | 7 comments | 2283 Views

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Los Altos home damaged by explosion

An apparent natural-gas explosion severely damaged a home in unincorporated Los Altos shortly after 8 a.m. today. The Santa...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Sep 30, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 1815 Views

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Know Knew Books could be in its final chapter

The sign spells out Know Knew Books' bleak economic state in big red letters, amid the window display of books, action figurines...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 5, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 28 comments | 6041 Views

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'Mr. Palo Alto' Warren Thoits dies after illness

Warren Thoits, a lifelong Palo Altan, attorney, philanthropist and downtown Palo Alto property owner, died Thursday night...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Rob Burlison, on Dec 2, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 11 comments | 5107 Views

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Letters

City must compromise Read the letters here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11710 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Oct 3, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 2318 Views

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Could a tunnel bring Palo Alto together?

California's high-speed-rail project could offer Palo Alto and its neighboring cities a rare opportunity to revitalize their...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Skeptic, on Oct 8, 2009 at 10:04 am | 44 comments | 5770 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 31

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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