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Police arrest two in Skyline shooting incident

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office apprehended two juveniles who were carrying an air rifle on Sunday (Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by citizen, on Nov 15, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 5 comments | 2237 Views

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Where once there was an ARCO

Workers are starting construction on a two-story commercial building that will offer retail on the ground floor and office...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by pat, on Nov 20, 2010 at 11:31 am | 17 comments | 3626 Views

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'Traffic calming' projects bloom in Palo Alto

Fewer traffic lanes, more bike routes, colorful sidewalks along El Camino Real and road signs all over the city pointing...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by stanhutchings, on Nov 26, 2010 at 9:48 pm | 54 comments | 5944 Views

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Toughness just part of the job at Planned Parenthood

When Linda Williams applied for the top local job at Planned Parenthood, it took her nine months of interviews -- the human...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Not in favor of abortion, on Nov 23, 2010 at 9:21 am | 3 comments | 2780 Views

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Palo Alto approves 'transit oriented' Birch Plaza

The latest development to win the green light in Palo Alto's bustling California Avenue Business District aims to meet two...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 27, 2010 at 3:35 pm | 13 comments | 4340 Views

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Cold spell rolls into Palo Alto for Thanksgiving

Wet weather may have made a temporary exit from the forecast, but the Bay Area is expected to experience a cold spell that...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 24, 2010 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 1837 Views

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Bike-loan program set to ride into Palo Alto

Palo Alto's residents and workers will soon be able to check out bicycles as easily as they borrow library books, thanks...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 5, 2011 at 6:43 pm | 54 comments | 3719 Views

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Workers find old artillery shell in Palo Alto hills

A construction crew working on a hillside in the 3200 block of Alexis Drive Wednesday found a World War II 3-by-12-inch...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by Will, on Nov 27, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 6 comments | 2113 Views

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Community college parcel tax falls short

A majority of Peninsula voters are in favor of a proposed parcel tax that proponents say will bring much needed money to...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Local voter, on Nov 26, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 1958 Views

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JJ&F: A sad farewell and an object lesson

The impending closure of the JJ&F Food Store in central Palo Alto's College Terrace/California Avenue area marks a sad departure...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Dec 5, 2010 at 5:38 pm | 3 comments | 2311 Views

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George W. Bush to visit Facebook today

Former U.S. President George W. Bush will mark Cyber Monday with an afternoon stop at Facebook's headquarters to discuss...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 30, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 11 comments | 2102 Views

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James Franco set to co-host the Oscars

Actor and Palo Alto native James Franco will co-host the 83rd Academy Awards on Feb. 27 alongside actress Anne Hathaway,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by P.A. Native, on Nov 30, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 2016 Views

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Facebook looking for new home in Menlo Park?

Social-networking behemoth Facebook is hoping to connect with larger digs, and Menlo Park's Oracle campus is one of several...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Cynthia, on Dec 4, 2010 at 10:57 pm | 42 comments | 4235 Views

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Man withdraws application for marijuana collective

A man applying for what would have been San Mateo County's first licensed medical marijuana collective withdrew his application...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by John Toalson, on Aug 6, 2011 at 12:29 pm | 8 comments | 1852 Views

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Health officials declare winter Spare the Air Day

Weather conditions forecast for today are expected to create unhealthy air quality and have prompted officials to declare...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by another palo alto resident, on Dec 1, 2010 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 1880 Views

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Sutter Health cuts medical foundation staff

Fifty-three positions have been eliminated at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF), the organization announced Wednesday....

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 9, 2010 at 6:23 am | 26 comments | 3264 Views

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High-speed rail activities to slow down on Peninsula

California's high-speed rail project will begin between the small city of Corcoran and the unincorporated community of Borden...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by ThomasD, on Dec 29, 2010 at 1:14 pm | 14 comments | 2385 Views

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On Deadline: A decade of editing 'a newspaper worth the reading'

As a story in today's Upfront news section conveys, I'll be retiring from the Weekly's editorship at the end of January....

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2010
Last comment by Bryan Long, on Jan 2, 2011 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 3779 Views

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Palo Alto goes full throttle on airport takeover

Palo Alto's effort to take control of its airport began to lift off the ground Monday night after the City Council started...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by PA Booster, on Dec 8, 2010 at 3:24 pm | 8 comments | 3206 Views

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Kelly Fergusson elected Menlo Park mayor by 3-2 council vote

To follow policy, or not follow policy? That question has weighed on the minds of the Menlo Park City Council since the November...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 8, 2010 at 11:55 am | 3 comments | 2241 Views
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