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Coroner identifies Sept. 2 plane crash victims

The third victim from Thursday's plane crash into the Redwood Shores lagoon that killed all three passengers aboard has been...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Don, on Sep 8, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 3 comments | 2258 Views

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Power outage hits downtown Palo Alto

A portion of downtown Palo Alto is without power this afternoon, according to several reports. The outage is reportedly affecting...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 9, 2010 at 6:14 am | 7 comments | 2077 Views

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HP sues Hurd, 'John Does' to block Oracle hiring

HP's fired President Mark Hurd knows too much about the inner workings of HP to be allowed to go to work for competitor Oracle...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Sep 9, 2010 at 8:22 am | 28 comments | 2508 Views

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Police arrest 167 for DUI over Labor Day weekend

Police in the Bay Area have arrested 167 drivers since Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 8, 2010 at 5:28 am | 2 comments | 1845 Views

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Breaking the Ramadan fast

The sun had set, everyone had completed their Maghrib prayer, and the smell of grilled chicken filled the room. Everyone...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by ashley, on Sep 12, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 7 comments | 4101 Views

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ShopTalk: Swanky sports cars coming

Palo Alto has been chosen as one of only 10 showrooms in the U.S. to launch a new, high-end sports car. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 8, 2010 at 5:29 pm | 3 comments | 3107 Views

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Faith leaders speak out against Quran burning

Christian, Jewish and Muslim faith leaders spoke out Wednesday (Sept. 8) in Palo Alto against the rising bigotry against...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 10, 2010 at 9:38 am | 54 comments | 4149 Views

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A tale of two Tigers

Tiger, a nearly 2-year-old tomcat belonging to the Samson family of Palo Alto, embarked on a weeks-long adventure when he...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Poki, on Sep 27, 2010 at 2:01 pm | 6 comments | 2619 Views

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Palo Alto-based contractor Vance Brown awarded $5.75 million in Woodside construction dispute

Arbitrators awarded Palo Alto-based housing contractor Vance Brown Corp. a total of $5.75 million from Woodside homeowner...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by local gurl, on Sep 10, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 9 comments | 2983 Views

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Is San Antonio shopping center revamp ahead?

After being "underwhelmed" by the plan in May, a majority of the Mountain View City Council did not entirely reject revised...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by John, on Sep 10, 2010 at 11:49 am | 5 comments | 2364 Views

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Palo Alto police change Taser policy

Recent incidents in which Palo Alto police officers fired their Tasers at suspects would have violated the city's new policy...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 13, 2010 at 9:43 pm | 15 comments | 3706 Views

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Palm frond caused Tuesday outage in Palo Alto

The power outage that left a portion of downtown Palo Alto dark late Tuesday afternoon was caused by a palm frond that damaged...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Light hearted fun, on Sep 9, 2010 at 8:29 pm | 5 comments | 2267 Views

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Four-legged firefighters

Goats graze on dry grass just off East Bayshore Road in Palo Alto Wednesday. The city brought them in as a fire-prevention...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Gotmygoat, on Sep 10, 2010 at 1:04 pm | 3 comments | 781 Views

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Deaths

<B>Mark Christine Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13574 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Patti Christine, on Sep 16, 2010 at 11:19 am | 4 comments | 2542 Views

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Hidden power

Designers find low-tech solutions to recharging life's necessities Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=18177...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 13, 2010 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 2144 Views

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CalPERS ordered to release Page Mill documents

CalPERS must release an eight-inch stack of documents relating to its doomed investment in East Palo Alto apartment complexes...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Larry Smith, on Sep 16, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 8 comments | 2682 Views

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Palo Alto tries to locate missing 'public benefits'

Spurred by a group of land-use watchdogs, Palo Alto planners are trying to resurrect some of the "public benefits" that local...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by PA Resident, on Sep 24, 2010 at 1:21 pm | 24 comments | 3230 Views

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Two arrested for taxi-cab driver murder

Two men have been arrested for the July 2 murder of a San Jose taxi-cab driver, the East Palo Alto Police Department announced...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by G TOWN, on Sep 16, 2010 at 11:24 pm | 2 comments | 2182 Views

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Governor to speak at Palo Alto's rail meeting

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has invited himself to speak via telephone to a meeting on high-speed rail set up by Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Klein's folly, on Sep 17, 2010 at 8:44 am | 8 comments | 2339 Views

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'Shop Local' site to help Palo Alto shoppers shop

A new program to connect Palo Alto shoppers with local businesses is launching today at ShopPaloAlto.com. The new website...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Julie Triano, on Sep 27, 2011 at 9:32 am | 12 comments | 17937 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.

VOTE HERE