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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 | 18011 Views

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Arts season kicks off

Students may go back to school in August nowadays, but autumn is still the time when many arts groups roll out their new...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Rebecca Wallace, on Sep 17, 2010 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 30071 Views

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Palo Alto pipeline risks still in question

The risks and condition of Pacific Gas & Electric's (PG&E) aging natural-gas pipeline infrastructure on the Peninsula remain...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 19, 2010 at 10:32 am | 10 comments | 2796 Views

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Pipeline involved in San Bruno blast runs through Palo Alto

The aging natural-gas pipeline under investigation in the Sept. 9 San Bruno explosion and fire also runs through Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by jardins, on Sep 20, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 27 comments | 4649 Views

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Palo Altans protest garbage-fee hikes

Palo Alto residents are trashing the city's plan to start charging more for garbage collection. The council will discuss...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Sep 22, 2010 at 6:25 pm | 30 comments | 2698 Views

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Man versus squirrel

Throughout Palo Alto neighborhoods, produce pilferers are sneaking with increasing frequency, residents are reporting. Private...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 24, 2010 at 6:39 am | 8 comments | 2680 Views

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Palo Alto trash rates to rise next month

Palo Alto residents will have to shell out more for trash collection starting next month, but they will be spared the most...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Rhoddon, on Sep 24, 2010 at 1:42 pm | 20 comments | 3384 Views

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Zumot's arson-and-murder trial set for next month

Bulos Zumot, owner of a hookah shop in downtown Palo Alto, could face an arson-and-murder trial as early as next month in...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by jenejenl, on Sep 22, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 31 comments | 2885 Views

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Family argument at Town & Country ends in stabbings

An argument between an older stepfather and 21-year-old stepson ended in the stepfather being stabbed several times with...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 27, 2010 at 11:09 am | 12 comments | 2516 Views

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Carpool, walk, bike or run to 'Moonlight Run & Walk'

A record pre-registration of more than 2,800 persons for Friday night's Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk in the Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by bike parking, on Sep 24, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 5 comments | 2222 Views

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Ephemeral beauty

by Rebecca Wallace Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13622 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Tim Maloney, on Sep 24, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 4 comments | 2490 Views

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Residents give yellow light to Cal. Ave. plan

A city vision to revitalize California Avenue in Palo Alto was met Thursday evening with both vocal opposition about changing...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Larry, on Sep 29, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 42 comments | 3410 Views

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Downtown venture combines 'fitness, food and friends'

Fitness, food and friends. For people of a certain age -- empty nesters, perhaps, with a bit more time on their hands --...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly staff, on Sep 25, 2010 at 11:43 am | 3 comments | 2235 Views

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Burglars ransack Menlo Park neighborhood

Describing the crime spree as "unprecedented," Menlo Park police met with Willows residents on Wednesday to discuss a recent...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 27, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 9 comments | 6310 Views

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Outage hits 1,400 Barron Park homes, and Gunn

More than 1,400 utilities customers in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood lost electric power Friday afternoon -- including...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 29, 2010 at 7:49 am | 10 comments | 2734 Views

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Moonlight Run breaks attendance records

The 26th annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk drew nearly 4,000 participants to the Baylands Friday evening (Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Ron Wolf, on Oct 7, 2010 at 11:13 am | 8 comments | 2230 Views

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Frost fights reduction in misdemeanor charges

Most people facing criminal prosecution would welcome a reduction in charges -- not panhandler Victor Frost. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Dec 14, 2010 at 9:28 pm | 5 comments | 1898 Views

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Judge dismisses Victor Frost 'cussing' charge

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge dismissed a misdemeanor charge for disturbing the peace against well-known Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by VoxPop, on Oct 1, 2010 at 7:52 am | 12 comments | 2869 Views

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Black-and-White Ball may be less grey this year

Palo Alto's biennial Black & White Ball fundraising dinner/dance could be a bit less grey this year. Organizers are encouraging...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Wynn Hausser, on Sep 28, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 2264 Views

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Black & White Ball may be less gray this year

Palo Alto's biennial Black & White Ball fundraising dinner/dance could be a bit less gray this year. Organizers are offering...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Jaco, on Sep 29, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 2677 Views
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