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Palo Alto police officer topples light pole

A Palo Alto police officer drove into a light pole on Alma Street Tuesday morning, toppling the pole and causing it to hit...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by OY!, on Mar 19, 2011 at 3:08 pm | 62 comments | 2901 Views

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Feature story: A painter's touch

Artist Nathan Oliveira has racked up an impressive career: former longtime professor of studio art at Stanford University...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ann Shelby Valentine, on Mar 16, 2011 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 1678 Views

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Plan for 'gateway' building in downtown Palo Alto moves ahead

Palo Alto's latest downtown project seeks to accomplish two things: blend seamlessly into the bustling, tech-savvy environment...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by YIMBY, on Apr 1, 2011 at 9:25 am | 42 comments | 6519 Views

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Local relief efforts for Japan disaster victims

The images of destruction and descriptions of devastation coming from across the Pacific are both horrifying and humbling....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Susan, on Mar 18, 2011 at 3:21 am | 3 comments | 2160 Views

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Rush for emergency supplies, potassium iodide

Local residents have scooped up emergency-supply kits, water purifiers and potassium iodide in the aftermath of the Japanese...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by JJ Soteria, on Mar 26, 2011 at 6:09 am | 9 comments | 4642 Views

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SLAC: Fundamental questions

SLAC's 426-acre campus is dotted with eucalyptus and oaks, trailers, parking lots and '60s-era office buildings -- all surrounding...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Mar 20, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 8 comments | 5817 Views

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News Digest

Budget deficits forecast for Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14576...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Heather, on Mar 19, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 3 comments | 2237 Views

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On Deadline: Could a quake/tsunami hit Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, Menlo Park? You bet

In the shadow of the double-whammy disaster in Japan (assuming nuclear meltdown doesn't make it a triple) the inevitable...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by WilliamR, on Mar 22, 2011 at 9:48 pm | 7 comments | 3586 Views

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Old Palo Alto residents start neighborhood association

Old Palo Alto neighborhood resident Nadia Naik never saw herself as a community activist. But when the issue of high-speed...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2011
Last comment by Herbert Kanner, on Apr 26, 2014 at 12:07 am | 28 comments | 8890 Views

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Manager embezzles $70K from neighborhood group

The former manager of a south Palo Alto neighborhood association has admitted to embezzling tens of thousands of dollars...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 24, 2011 at 3:43 pm | 27 comments | 4355 Views

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Deaths

Dennis Chipp Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14553 posted Friday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Carol Seidel, on Mar 22, 2011 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 2875 Views

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South Palo Alto housing proposal dealt a blow

A proposal to build 26 homes on the site of a soon-to-be-closed daycare center in south Palo Alto suffered a possibly fatal...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Apr 1, 2011 at 8:43 am | 56 comments | 4272 Views

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Humanitarian Oneida 'Mother' Branch dies at 92

Oneida "Mother" Branch, 92, who for years collected and provided food and clothing for East Palo Alto's needy, died of natural...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Mother Branch's Granddaughter, on Jan 20, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 2981 Views

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Superintendent urges denial of charter school bid

The superintendent of East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School District has recommended denial of an application by a high-performing...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by its all about the $$, on Mar 28, 2011 at 11:39 am | 14 comments | 20263 Views

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Outstanding Professional: Jim Baer

If you want to get something done in this town, simply "call Jim Baer." Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=20523...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by jk, on Apr 2, 2011 at 10:03 pm | 4 comments | 6512 Views

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Hate doing taxes? Not these guys

For most people, doing taxes once each year is more than enough, but Sheldon Kay does as many as 20 returns for other people...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Rob , on Oct 22, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 4 comments | 2808 Views

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Menlo Park council looks at $1.3M in budget cuts

The $1.3 million in cuts proposed for Menlo Park's general fund will largely come from reducing personnel costs, according...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by ideas, on Mar 25, 2011 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 2128 Views

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To help Professorville, city launches parking study

The City of Palo Alto is studying parking downtown in an effort to take pressure off of the nearby Professorville neighborhood,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by `HAROLD, on Oct 2, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 39 comments | 3703 Views

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Palo Alto High's 'rejection' wall returns

As college acceptances and rejections roll in, some students at Gunn High School are sharing their rejections for all to...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Mark, on Apr 21, 2011 at 6:50 am | 33 comments | 5878 Views

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Photo gallery: 2011 Bay Area Senior Games

Seeking to inspire people of all ages to live more active, healthy and fulfilling lives, the 2011 Bay Area Senior Games kicked...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Beth, on Mar 29, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 6 comments | 3067 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 31

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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