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Big projects at Gunn, Paly, to break ground soon

Groundbreaking is likely in June for major new academic buildings at Gunn and Palo Alto high schools. The Board of Education...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 25, 2011 at 2:13 pm | 33 comments | 5045 Views

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Wi-Fi plan gets tentative nod -- with conditions

A plan to mount two AT&T Wi-Fi antennas on a sixth-floor balcony at Hotel President, located at 488 University Ave. in Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by ATT gets what ATT wants, on Feb 27, 2011 at 3:48 pm | 6 comments | 2921 Views

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Cold, snowy weather headed for Bay Area

Bay Area residents should gear up for cold, rain and even snow in some areas in the next couple of days, a National Weather...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Feb 25, 2011 at 11:40 am | 2 comments | 1765 Views

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Small plane crashes after takeoff in Palo Alto

A small plane crashed into the water just north of the Palo Alto Airport this afternoon, a Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Mar 1, 2011 at 1:13 pm | 84 comments | 4963 Views

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Fixes to dangerous intersection get green light

When the signal light turns green at El Camino Real and Stanford Avenue in Palo Alto, pedestrians step off the curb and into...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by Occasional Cyclist, on Feb 28, 2011 at 9:43 am | 11 comments | 2694 Views

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Faux 'utility workers' burglarize Woodside home

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are on the lookout for a couple of people posing as utility workers making...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 27, 2011 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments | 1701 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Betsy Franco

Betsy Franco, Palo Alto resident and mother of Oscar-nominated actor James Franco, talks to Palo Alto Online about her upcoming...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by Ann, on Feb 28, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 2 comments | 3753 Views

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Gas prices on their way up?

With Mideast unrest fueling a surge in oil prices, premium gas surpassed the $4-a-gallon mark at Portola Valley Fuel in Portola...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by communter, on Mar 2, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 15 comments | 2028 Views

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Marguerite shuttle route expands

Major changes to the popular Stanford Marguerite free shuttle, which include expanding the service, began Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by rider, on Mar 2, 2011 at 8:44 am | 1 comment | 1672 Views

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PA hitches economic future to green innovation

Seeking to lure new clean-tech companies and retain existing ones, Palo Alto officials are pitching a new program that would...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 7, 2011 at 4:53 pm | 23 comments | 6408 Views

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VTA approves Caltrain funding recommendations

Solving Caltrain's short-term crisis got a kick-start Thursday night (March 3) from Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by CaltrainHater, on Mar 30, 2011 at 10:50 am | 2 comments | 2033 Views

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New five-story building eyed for downtown Palo Alto

A five-story building featuring offices, retail and residential units would go up on the site of a former Shell gas station...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by Ann, on Mar 9, 2011 at 10:09 am | 55 comments | 3767 Views

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Shop Talk

MADAME TAM EXPANDS ... It's only been six months since the tiny Vietnamese restaurant came on the scene, but Madame Tam Bistro...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Zohra Ashpari-editorial intern, on Mar 8, 2011 at 10:41 pm | 3 comments | 2830 Views

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Myth and metamorphosis

"Metamorphosis: Junior Year," a new theatrical adaptation of Palo Alto author Betsy Franco's novel, strikes close to home...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by sethulakshmi, on Feb 13, 2014 at 1:20 am | 6 comments | 6027 Views

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Black population decreases in East Palo Alto

Defying a Bay Area trend, East Palo Alto saw its population decrease by 4.6 percent over the past decade -- a drop precipitated...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by SpaceBrotha, on Mar 21, 2011 at 2:31 pm | 20 comments | 3844 Views

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Bay Area gas prices continue to climb

As California's average gas prices become the nation's highest, Bay Area motorists will be paying an average of 48 cents...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 17, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 10 comments | 2127 Views

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AT&T and concerned residents butt heads

An AT&T presentation intended to inform Palo Alto residents about plans to shore up spotty coverage by installing distributed...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Peninsula Commuter, on Aug 4, 2011 at 5:50 pm | 34 comments | 7447 Views

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'Make My Day' program spreads cheer to locals

Dan Logan warmly welcomed four flower- and treat-bearing visitors from the Make My Day team Tuesday (March 8). It was the...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Member, on Mar 10, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 2 comments | 3299 Views

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Palo Alto celebrates Arbor Day this weekend

A celebration of the national tree-planting holiday Arbor Day will be held at Eleanor Pardee Park Saturday (March 12). Read...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Mar 11, 2011 at 6:20 am | 2 comments | 1796 Views

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Census 2010: Quick facts about Palo Alto

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=20364 posted Friday, March 11, 2011, 11:12...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Aaron@PalyVoice, on Apr 6, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 1943 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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