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iGot! Apple devotees get their reward

The mood at Apple's University Avenue store in Palo Alto was celebratory at 9 a.m. Saturday as Apple customers rushed into...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 6, 2010 at 10:36 am | 13 comments | 2442 Views

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Stanford Hospital gives 'final offer' to nurses

Nurses at Stanford Hospital and Clinics and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital are at a heated impasse with hospital administrators...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2010
Last comment by CaliNurse, on May 12, 2010 at 5:08 pm | 91 comments | 6847 Views

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REAL ESTATE: Oregon Avenue home sells for $770K

A house on Oregon Avenue in Palo Alto sold for $770,000 on March 15, 2010. The home previously sold for $500,000 in August...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 6, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 6 comments | 2263 Views

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'Nicer' teachers, teen poetry slams on horizon?

The principals of Palo Alto's two high schools Saturday vowed to address student requests for "change" in areas such as...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by jb, on Apr 13, 2010 at 11:03 am | 18 comments | 3110 Views

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Good Samaritan helps lost East Palo Alto man

East Palo Alto police today are commending a good Samaritan who helped an 81-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease find his...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by nikki freyermuth, on Apr 9, 2010 at 10:39 am | 10 comments | 2315 Views

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Paly changes fall schedule to allow longer classes

Palo Alto High School this fall will move to a daily schedule featuring longer class periods with fewer classes each day,...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on May 11, 2010 at 8:44 pm | 35 comments | 3087 Views

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Report to examine alternatives for high-speed rail

A report will be released Thursday analyzing alternative alignments for the San Jose-to-San Francisco segment of the proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Outraged, on Apr 8, 2010 at 1:18 pm | 3 comments | 2022 Views

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Finding bliss in the garden

Palo Alto landscapes to be featured in Going Native Garden Tour Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=16372...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Arvind, on Apr 8, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 2661 Views

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Feature story: The good news bears

A few weeks ago, happenstance led a pair of neighbors in Los Altos to discover the shared origins of two household knickknacks...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Richard Placone, on Apr 14, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 6 comments | 2553 Views

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Palo Alto rolls out the green carpet

Now in its fifth year, the city of Palo Alto's Greenlight Earth Day Film Festival attracted 54 eco-themed submissions for...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by gunngrad 08, on Apr 13, 2010 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 2761 Views

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Historic Palo Alto Bowl gets a reprieve to 2014

The lease for the historic Palo Alto Bowl in south Palo Alto -- Palo Alto's only bowling alley and one of the few remaining...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by mom of teens, on May 7, 2010 at 6:27 pm | 26 comments | 36157 Views

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Walgreens rises from the ashes

Walgreens re-opened its store on University Avenue at Bryant Street this morning after re-building from the ashes of a July...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by George, on Apr 14, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 11 comments | 3334 Views

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Palo Alto Fire Chief Marinaro to retire in June

Nick Marinaro, Palo Alto's soft-spoken fire chief since late 2004, announced Thursday that he will retire June 29 after 37...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by midtown 50 years, on Apr 19, 2010 at 10:50 am | 22 comments | 2896 Views

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In Palo Alto, Saturday's Linkoping Day

Saturday is Linkoping Day in Palo Alto, or so the nonprofit organization Neighbors Abroad has declared. The group will celebrate...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 17, 2010 at 7:01 am | 10 comments | 2130 Views

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Around Town

LET THERE BE LED LIGHT ... Palo Altans may soon see their city in a new light — a whitish hue, to be exact. The city is...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Well,..., on Apr 18, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 5 comments | 2590 Views

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Bicyclists to pack Palo Alto streets tonight

Hundreds of uniformed bicyclists are expected to pedal through Palo Alto this evening as part of an event organized by the...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by slammin211s`, on Apr 19, 2010 at 5:16 pm | 30 comments | 3160 Views

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Weekly wins 'General Excellence' among 7 firsts

The Palo Alto Weekly picked up seven first-place awards, including the coveted "General Excellence" award, Friday evening...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by Carol H., on Apr 19, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 7 comments | 3345 Views

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Script keeps 'Mockingbird' from singing

"To Kill A Mockingbird," Harper Lee's only novel, is arguably one of the most important works of American literature to come...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 18, 2010 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 2509 Views

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Green issues take spotlight in Palo Alto Monday

Palo Alto's green goals and achievements will be prominently on display Monday night when the City Council is scheduled to...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 20, 2010 at 9:02 am | 6 comments | 2004 Views

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Palo Alto pledges to cut water, energy use

Seeking to fight both climate change and high utility bills -- and bolstered by a half-million dollar savings in the past...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 22, 2010 at 3:40 am | 9 comments | 2779 Views
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