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Facing competition, Midtown merchants band together

When Midtown native Mike Wallau opened up Mike's Cafe in 1995, "Midtown was a blighted area," he said. "I was the first new...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Nov 5, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 5 comments | 2418 Views

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Tomorrow's events (Nov. 4)

[http://www.arts4all.org/attend/calendar.htm Music: CSMA Faculty Concert] Faculty musicians from the Community School of...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by kaylie kiersteader, on Nov 3, 2009 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 2237 Views

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Measure A business tax defeated in Palo Alto

Palo Alto proposed business-license tax was soundly defeated by voters Tuesday, with 56.43 percent casting their ballots...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Nov 6, 2009 at 11:33 am | 61 comments | 3939 Views

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Downtown landlords dig in for long recovery

Strolling down University Avenue, shoppers can easily see there aren't as many places to shop as there were a year ago. "For...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by George, on Nov 12, 2009 at 2:44 pm | 40 comments | 3881 Views

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'Sandbag Saturday' needs more volunteers

Palo Alto emergency services officials need some help Saturday: community volunteers willing to deliver and fill sandbags...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 2344 Views

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Memorial service Saturday for Ariel Shaker

A memorial service has been set for 1 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 7) for Ariel Shaker, the lifelong Palo Alto resident who was killed...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Moi, on Nov 6, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 2453 Views

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Hoping for change

With the temperature in the low 60s Tuesday evening, Caroline Camhy Rothstein, dressed in a black and red ski jacket, sat...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Midtwon Parent, on Nov 7, 2009 at 10:47 pm | 7 comments | 2462 Views

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Body in Redwood City pool identified as Palo Altan

A body found in a covered city swimming pool in Redwood City Thursday has been identified as a 21-year-old Palo Alto man,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by Miguel Angel Contreras, on Aug 16, 2012 at 10:33 pm | 10 comments | 4067 Views

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Gunn senior gathers shoes for those in need

Gunn High School senior Alexandra Yesian has reached her goal of donating 1,000 pairs of shoes to the Ecumenical Hunger Program...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Charlotte Reissmann, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:23 am | 5 comments | 2529 Views

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Teens get rare inside view of Google, Facebook

About 30 teenagers from lower-income families in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park will get a rare insider's look at Silicon...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by John, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 5 comments | 2109 Views

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The day the Stanford football team slew Goliath

It could have turned into a day of reminiscing. Instead, Stanford football coach Jim Harbaugh was intent on keeping the focus...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by R Sanderson, on Nov 12, 2009 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 2345 Views

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Admitted officer-killer testifies

Sometimes barely audible, soft-spoken 26-year-old Alberto Alvarez Thursday morning described how he often sold drugs in East...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Nov 14, 2009 at 11:55 am | 11 comments | 2579 Views

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Gun battle erupts in East Palo Alto

Twenty-five to 30 shots were fired in a gun battle in East Palo Alto Thursday evening, injuring two men, according to an...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by interested, on Jan 17, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 16 comments | 2956 Views

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'Addictive' culture causes teen substance abuse

Teenagers often begin abusing substances not just by individual choice but as a consequence of an "out of control" American...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Drug free home, on Sep 16, 2010 at 11:18 pm | 18 comments | 3772 Views

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Rail authority approves $9 million PR effort

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has just welcomed a new member to assist its admittedly flagging community-outreach...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jay Tulcok, on Nov 25, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 32 comments | 6958 Views

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Movie review: 2012

An Oscar-caliber cast and dazzling visual effects can't rescue this formulaic disaster flick from a script flooded with generic...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by V, on Nov 17, 2009 at 8:05 pm | 14 comments | 2188 Views

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A total cure for health care?

Ask Harold S. "Hal" Luft about the national health care system, and he will admit: He's been itching to reform it for years....

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by maguro_01, on Nov 18, 2009 at 6:32 pm | 10 comments | 2324 Views

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Cal Ave to start seeing new trees next month

Palo Alto will have a greener, slightly shadier California Avenue before the end of this winter -- the City Council Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by mj, on Nov 17, 2009 at 11:58 pm | 2 comments | 3177 Views

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What's happening -- enter Chipotle

A new Chipotle restaurant, with additional commercial space to be rented out to T-Mobile, will open in Palo Alto Nov. 20....

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by To Sarah, on Nov 19, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 14 comments | 3618 Views

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New hotels reserving space in Palo Alto

If Palo Alto is slogging through a recession, hotel developers apparently didn't get the memo. Three new hotel proposals...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Too much traffic, on Dec 6, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 13 comments | 3285 Views
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