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Clinics ready annual flu vaccines

With flu season approaching, local clinics and pharmacies are gearing up to offer flu vaccines to the public. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 4 comments | 2240 Views

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AT&T to open tech center in Palo Alto

AT&T is setting up a multimillion-dollar technology-development center in Palo Alto in a race to snag the Bay Area's brainiest...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on Oct 20, 2010 at 8:11 am | 3 comments | 3478 Views

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Founder of Peninsula Day Care Center dies

Mary Jo Shaw, co-founder and longtime owner of the Peninsula Day Care Center on San Antonio Road, died earlier this month...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Kathy Wilson, on Oct 17, 2010 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 2634 Views

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Actor Harrison Ford pays a visit to Palo Alto

There was no bullwhip and no rakish fedora when Hollywood icon Harrison Ford came to Palo Alto Friday. Instead the actor...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Sueppr, on Oct 17, 2010 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 3396 Views

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Palo Alto to honor 12 for emergency preparation

Palo Alto will celebrate its disaster preparedness efforts and honor 12 individuals who spearheaded these efforts at a special...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
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Palo Alto public works director to retire Dec. 30

In circumstances that strongly suggest a forced departure, Palo Alto Public Works Director Glenn Roberts will retire at the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by rem, on Oct 19, 2010 at 9:19 pm | 19 comments | 3792 Views

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For really scary Halloween decor

Getting into the spirit of the holiday Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=18672...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by joejeronimo, on Jan 21, 2011 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 3247 Views

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Menlo Park man gets nine months for August robbery

A Menlo Park man received a sentence of nine months in San Mateo County jail Monday (Oct. 18) after pleading no contest to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Oct 21, 2010 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 1987 Views

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'No parking' signs to greet President Obama in Palo Alto

Northern Palo Alto is flooded with "no parking" signs in preparation for tonight's scheduled fundraising visit by President...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 21, 2010 at 10:02 pm | 24 comments | 4543 Views

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Full security locks down Palo Alto's Addison Ave.

The U.S. Secret Service clamped down tight on Addison Avenue in Palo Alto's historic Professorville area at about 5 p.m....

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Right, Sharon?, on Oct 26, 2010 at 6:52 am | 44 comments | 5221 Views

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Around Town

TRANSITIONS ... Gary Baum's colorful six-year tenure as Palo Alto's city attorney will come to an end this month, when Baum...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 22, 2010 at 7:10 pm | 1 comment | 2262 Views

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'Rich May Field' planned for East Palo Alto

Supporters of a plan to build a new all-weather sports field in East Palo Alto will attend a Planning Commission meeting...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 28, 2010 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 2211 Views

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Jimmy Carter coming to Kepler's Tuesday

Former president Jimmy Carter will be at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park at 7 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 26) to sign his new book,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 26, 2010 at 9:23 am | 4 comments | 2470 Views

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Palo Alto gives emphatic "NO!" to rail station

California's high-speed rail system should not stop in Palo Alto as it speeds between San Francisco and Los Angeles, the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 27, 2010 at 2:13 pm | 39 comments | 2582 Views

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Residents fret over Palo Alto church cell tower

A proposed 50-foot-tall cell-phone tower at St. Albert the Great Church in Palo Alto has some neighbors upset about the mix...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Gary B, on Oct 22, 2011 at 11:19 pm | 48 comments | 14167 Views

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City attorney retirement is new opportunity

The announcement that City Attorney Gary Baum will retire Oct. 31 after six years heading Palo Alto's legal department provides...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 29, 2010 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 2854 Views

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Second-hand smoke ignites debates over proposed bans

Secondhand smoke in apartments, townhouses and condominiums is the No. 1 complaint received by the Breathe California of...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Danny, on Jun 8, 2014 at 12:00 pm | 49 comments | 9055 Views

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Palo Alto area pagans to celebrate Samhain

On Halloween night, when trick-or-treaters in peaked hats and green makeup roam Palo Alto's streets, a roomful of real witches...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by Gaeilge, on Oct 31, 2010 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 2673 Views

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Veteran librarian named Palo Alto interim director

Palo Alto resident Ned Himmel will serve as the city's interim library department director until a replacement for retiring...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Diane C., on Nov 1, 2010 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 2562 Views

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Absentee ballots 'smudge' snafu needs erasers

More than 100,000 Santa Clara County mail-in ballots need to have an ink smudge hand erased before they can be counted,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Angry Voter, on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 6 comments | 1652 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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