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House committee kills Hangar One funding

Hopes for federal money to save Moffett Field's historic Hangar One were dashed on Tuesday when it was announced that the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 19, 2011 at 6:33 am | 18 comments | 20919 Views

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Caltrain has escaped cuts for now, but what's next?

The final piece of funding to secure at least one year of no-cuts to Caltrain's operating schedule was approved last month....

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ahem, on Jan 8, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 6 comments | 2414 Views

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Monroe Park

When Bill and Hollie Halpin decided to leave their home in San Jose for Palo Alto, they searched meticulously for a community...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by herzing girl, on Jul 16, 2011 at 4:09 pm | 1 comment | 1513 Views

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Palo Alto close to decision on binding arbitration

Palo Alto's November ballot could expand Monday night when the City Council decides whether to give the voters a say on changing...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jul 20, 2011 at 9:33 am | 7 comments | 1572 Views

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Mountain View's Vargas: America's most famous undocumented immigrant

Following his startling personal story in The New York Times magazine, Mountain View's Pulitzer Prize-winner Jose Antonio...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Jul 20, 2011 at 6:28 pm | 16 comments | 2007 Views

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Grocery store to open at Alma Plaza in 2012

A supermarket will be the first retail tenant at the new Alma Plaza development in Palo Alto, city officials announced Monday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by food, on Jul 23, 2011 at 1:21 am | 35 comments | 2581 Views

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The ultimate do-it-yourself project

Aside from the unfinished landscaping and a few missing pieces of furniture, it's hard to tell Sam and Alice Katwan are recovering...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by rebuilt, on Jul 20, 2011 at 9:21 am | 2 comments | 2847 Views

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New auxiliary lanes being built on 101

Caltrans crews today will break ground on a project to build auxiliary lanes along a three-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 101...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Donald, on Jul 20, 2011 at 6:17 pm | 13 comments | 2064 Views

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City moves forward with whistle-blower hotline

Palo Alto's city workers will soon have a new tool for reporting fraud, waste and abuse at City Hall -- a hotline that would...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by doronlevin, on Oct 12, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 7 comments | 1885 Views

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Silicon Valley tech industry on rise, study shows

Silicon Valley's tech industry is emerging from recession and heading for a 15 percent growth in jobs over the next two years,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Jul 21, 2011 at 3:54 am | 3 comments | 1769 Views

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Palo Alto delays debate on vehicle-dwelling ban

Palo Alto officials are delaying their plan to institute a ban on vehicle dwelling after hearing complaints about the proposed...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Edgarpoet, on Aug 20, 2011 at 12:37 pm | 79 comments | 3474 Views

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Grocer to bring Berkeley flavor to Alma Plaza

Fans of the popular Berkeley Bowl supermarket will have plenty to smile about when Palo Alto's newest grocery store opens...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by cakegirl, on Aug 6, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 54 comments | 9632 Views

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County considers adopting heritage oak 'Granny'

People plan estates for their parents, their spouses, their children and pets. Now some Menlo Park residents are being asked...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 21, 2011 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 1626 Views

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Headache clinic to open at Stanford

A new clinic dedicated to arguably one of the most common human ailments -- the headache -- will open on July 28 at Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by needit, on Jul 22, 2011 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 2599 Views

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Shop Talk: 'Desire' and 'Prestige'

THE END OF PRESTIGE ... After 57 years as a mainstay in Palo Alto's Town & Country Village shopping center, women's-clothing...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2011
Last comment by midtowner, on Jul 25, 2011 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 2519 Views

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Palo Alto family dies in crash in British Columbia

A Palo Alto family of four was killed on a Canadian highway Friday afternoon when the camper they were in collided head-on...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2011
Last comment by kristi, on Apr 30, 2014 at 4:52 pm | 30 comments | 4583 Views

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Police name 'persons of interest' in homicides

The East Palo Alto Police Department reports that it has identified persons of interest in the recent homicides of Catherine...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2011
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Palo Alto ponders how to spend $40M from Stanford

Palo Alto will have almost $40 million at its disposal to spend on health programs, affordable housing, infrastructure and...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by Too much traffic, on Jul 27, 2011 at 8:22 am | 60 comments | 3070 Views

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Memorial service, reception held for Cate Fisher

A memorial service for Catherine (Cate) Fisher, 19, of Menlo Park, who died after being shot in East Palo Alto, was held...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by mother of 5, on Jul 28, 2011 at 8:38 am | 4 comments | 5515 Views

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Energy conservation with style

Insulation, airtight window frames, solar power and a heat-recovery ventilation system helped Clarum Homes earn its first...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 27, 2011 at 5:04 am | 2 comments | 1582 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