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Off the wall

Painting with broad, bright strokes, muralist Erin Tajime Castelan is transforming a plain wall into a scene straight out...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2010
Last comment by Deborah Fruchey, on Sep 4, 2010 at 12:24 am | 1 comment | 3124 Views

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Man found dead in Palo Alto home in Barron Park area -- no initial sign of foul play, police report

A man was discovered dead in his home in the 500 block of Vista Avenue in the Barron Park area of Palo Alto, according to...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2010
Last comment by member, on Sep 9, 2010 at 9:43 pm | 26 comments | 2976 Views

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Three Palo Alto fire engines heading for Oaxaca

Some firefighters in the Oaxaca, Mexico, will soon jump on El Marinaro to race to a fire. That will be the new designation...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by Public safety, on Sep 8, 2010 at 12:33 am | 13 comments | 4856 Views

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Residents weigh in on 101 bike/pedestrian path

When it comes to finding a place for an improved bike/pedestrian path that will cross U.S. Highway 101 in south Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Sep 7, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 6 comments | 2481 Views

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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 | 2305 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 | 2105 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 | 2615 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 | 1889 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 | 4188 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 | 3209 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 | 4240 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 | 2711 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 | 3025 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 | 2404 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 | 3816 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 | 2295 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 | 830 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 | 2672 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 | 2197 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 | 2756 Views
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