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Palo Alto pays $400K in bike-crash settlement

Palo Alto will pay $400,000 to settle a claim from a 57-year-old woman who suffered brain injuries after being thrown from...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 20, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 15 comments | 2706 Views

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Burglar uses doggy door to enter Palo Alto home

A burglar who entered a Palo Alto home in the 1900 block of Edgewood Drive by breaking through a dog door stole three laptop...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by ChrisC, on Dec 18, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 7 comments | 2074 Views

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Palo Alto braces for wet holiday week

A wet weekend followed by back-to-back storms could lead to flooding in some portions of Palo Alto next week, city officials...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by midtown resident, on Dec 17, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 4 comments | 1918 Views

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Residents worry Palo Alto is 'celling out'

Channing Avenue resident Tru Love and her neighbors are waging a battle against the Catholic Church. It's not over same-sex...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Citizen, on Jan 4, 2011 at 6:56 pm | 45 comments | 5277 Views

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Palo Altan receives French Legion of Honor medal

Sixty-six years after he stormed onto Omaha Beach in France in the early hours of World War II's D-Day invasion, Alfred Pepper,...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Disgusted with peters comments, on Dec 22, 2010 at 10:45 am | 31 comments | 3969 Views

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12:50 a.m. crash on Middlefield kills Palo Alto man

A Palo Alto man died early this morning when his car smashed into a tree and a parked vehicle. The roadway was wet and slick...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 20, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 39 comments | 4015 Views

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Palo Altan Alfred Pepper receives French war decoration

Palo Alto resident Alfred Pepper has been a man of few words all of his life. The 96-year-old World War II veteran spoke...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2010
Last comment by Thank you, on Jan 13, 2011 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 2258 Views

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Two Sunday quakes were 'relatively shallow'

The two Sunday earthquakes that jolted parts of the Midpeninsula and were centered in Los Altos occurred at a depth considered...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by yabadoo, on Dec 21, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 27 comments | 7756 Views

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Tree on powerlines blacks out 2,500 homes today

About 2,500 Palo Alto residents lost power at 7:37 a.m. today (Sunday, Dec. 19) when a storm-weakened tree fell onto a primary...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by Michele, on Dec 20, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 6 comments | 2051 Views

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California Avenue fountain finalists unveiled

California Avenue in Palo Alto is now closer to having a new fountain after the city's Public Art Commission chose three...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 14, 2011 at 4:25 pm | 40 comments | 3943 Views

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Middlefield crash victim identified as visiting scholar Rune Nielsen

A man who died early Saturday when his car hit a tree and parked vehicle on Middlefield Road has been identified as Rune...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Dec 22, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 6 comments | 2978 Views

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Stubborn two-alarm fire damages Palo Alto garage

A fire of initially undetermined origins broke out shortly after 9 a.m. today (Thursday) in a well-stuffed garage in the...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by David, on Dec 23, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1782 Views

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Menlo Park resident decks the halls

At 804 Arnold Way in Menlo Park, the holiday spirit is present in full force. The home and yard, belonging to the Goldman...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 23, 2010 at 11:51 pm | 1 comment | 2447 Views

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Dark Christmas for 2,900 Mountain View homes

A car struck a power pole in Mountain View this afternoon and knocked out power to more than 2,900 PG&E customers, a PG&E...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 24, 2010 at 7:57 pm | 3 comments | 2007 Views

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2010: A year of crises, cutbacks, crime and caring

To capture the tenor of 2010, the Palo Alto Weekly has selected a range of top news events of the year. Though 2010 had many...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2010
Last comment by Optimist, on Dec 27, 2010 at 11:39 am | 5 comments | 2370 Views

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Accident closes southbound Foothill Expressway

A single-vehicle car-into-tree accident along Foothill Expressway just south of Page Mill Road in Palo Alto has caused the...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by David, on Dec 27, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1561 Views

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DA taking a look at Menlo Brown Act allegations

Whether Menlo Park City Council member Kelly Fergusson violated the state's Brown Act open-meeting law by campaigning for...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 28, 2010 at 11:13 am | 2 comments | 2069 Views

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Business-tax scofflaws to pay new fee

As if the economy isn't bad enough, more than 90,000 California businesses owing back taxes could be assessed a fee on past-due...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 29, 2010 at 8:21 pm | 13 comments | 2823 Views

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Brief, powerful storm to hit Bay Area today

A brief but powerful storm is expected to hit the Bay Area this afternoon, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by David, on Dec 28, 2010 at 8:20 pm | 2 comments | 2009 Views

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Life by design

When Camilla Olson took her daughter to check out the Academy of Art University in San Francisco in 2007, she expected her...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Dec 29, 2010 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 2462 Views
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