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Man fires gun after hip-hop festival at Stanford

A man who attended a hip-hop festival on the Stanford University campus fired a silver handgun several times as patrons exited...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on May 16, 2011 at 8:23 pm | 7 comments | 1862 Views

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Palo Alto expects dozens of new wireless facilities

Ready or not, dozens of new wireless facilities will soon be on the way to Palo Alto. That was the main message that emerged...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by It's-In-The-Air, on May 19, 2011 at 10:41 am | 17 comments | 4547 Views

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Update: Neighbors ask court to save heritage oak 'Granny'

The neighbors of an oak tree called "Granny" headed to court on Monday morning to ask a judge to issue a temporary restraining...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 19, 2011 at 10:51 pm | 19 comments | 2897 Views

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Guest Opinion: Palo Alto leads in wireless, but needs bandwidth to operate

A funny thing happened in Palo Alto on the way to the 21st century. There's controversy about the future of wireless technology. Read...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Weiss, on May 20, 2011 at 7:52 pm | 4 comments | 2116 Views

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Costa Rica president brings lessons to Stanford, Silicon Valley

On her swing through Silicon Valley Tuesday, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, the Republic of Costa Rica's first female president,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on May 19, 2011 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 2868 Views

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Stanford teams with AT&T to enhance Wi-Fi at sports venues

Stanford University Athletics has launched a partnership with AT&T to provide enhanced wireless and broadband access at nine...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Alan, on May 21, 2011 at 6:34 pm | 13 comments | 3199 Views

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Stanford University trail opens

A long-awaited public hiking trail that has been a decade in the making will open Friday (May 20). The new trail, called...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Phil, on May 23, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 11 comments | 2083 Views

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Palo Alto 15 year old reported missing

A 15-year-old Palo Alto resident, Annie Shark, has gone missing, and the police department is requesting help in finding...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 21, 2013 at 2:34 am | 13 comments | 3945 Views

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Editorial: The new trail to nowhere

As a world-class university with one of the largest endowments in the country, Stanford has never had a problem funding a...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Bryan Wilson, on May 27, 2011 at 7:43 am | 13 comments | 2457 Views

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Zoning administrator OKs Mayfield development

The large Mayfield residential development is on its way to the Mountain View City Council for a vote on June 21, thanks...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by jardins, on May 25, 2011 at 3:50 pm | 18 comments | 2811 Views

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Menlo Park: Man robbed in parked car

Two men allegedly robbed an 18-year-old man Friday who was sitting in his car. The duo fled in a 2006 Volvo, but didn't get...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by ******* Niu, on May 25, 2011 at 2:12 am | 4 comments | 1768 Views

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Palo Alto neighborhoods compete over trash reduction

Three neighborhood groups have thrown down the gauntlet over trash. The friendly rivalry pits the Barron Park, College Terrace...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on May 26, 2011 at 1:39 am | 13 comments | 3176 Views

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Section of Channing Avenue to close temporarily

The section of Channing Avenue between Newell Road and Lincoln Avenue will be closed to through traffic starting Thursday...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on May 28, 2011 at 12:51 am | 8 comments | 1662 Views

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VMWare plans massive expansion in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's information-technology giant VMWare is preparing to gobble up one of the largest and most lucrative research...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Emily, on May 31, 2011 at 7:22 pm | 28 comments | 3584 Views

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Feature story: Celebrating a quarter-century

Donning an elaborate silky robe and golden headdress, Bubba Gong leads his dance students around the Foothill College studio...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Eva Ciabattoni, on May 27, 2011 at 4:55 am | 1 comment | 3146 Views

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Feature story: Delivering hope at Lucile Packard

In the 20 years since Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford opened, thousands of children have received a chance...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Stacey Martz, on Jun 2, 2012 at 8:39 am | 10 comments | 8452 Views

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Space shuttle in Bay Area skies on Sunday

The International Space Station and space shuttle Endeavour will be over the Bay Area early Sunday morning and could be visible...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by qq, on May 27, 2011 at 10:19 pm | 3 comments | 2050 Views

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Officials issue venomous snake warning

Anyone who enjoys the outdoors should watch where they put their hands and feet this spring and summer, Santa Clara County...

Original post made on May. 28, 2011
Last comment by Megan, on Jun 6, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 16 comments | 3374 Views

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Kamala Harris speaks to East Palo Alto girls

California's first female attorney general, Kamala Harris, was in East Palo Alto Thursday morning (May 26) to talk to more...

Original post made on May. 29, 2011
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Former assemblyman Ira Ruskin diagnosed with malignant tumor

Former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years before terming out last year, has been diagnosed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Jun 2, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 2 comments | 2089 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