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Officials, residents try to sniff out source of gas smell

A "strong gas smell" permeated a large area of south Palo Alto late this morning, bringing out firefighters and residents...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by anon, on Nov 4, 2010 at 11:00 pm | 26 comments | 4939 Views

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Masked man robs Menlo Park Quiznos at gunpoint

Police are searching for a masked man who robbed a Menlo Park Quiznos at gunpoint Tuesday night. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by BBR, on Nov 4, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 4 comments | 2080 Views

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Things quiet at polls, but not as quiet as June

The box of mail-in ballots at the Christian Reformed Church in Palo Alto filled to the brim early Tuesday afternoon, prompting...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Nov 4, 2010 at 12:01 am | 1 comment | 2302 Views

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Burglar makes off with liquor, laptop in Palo Alto

An apartment in the 600 block of Waverley Street in Palo Alto was burglarized sometime Saturday night or early Sunday morning...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2394 Views

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VIDEO: A Giant celebration in San Francisco

Palo Alto Weekly staff members Rachel Hatch and Rachel Palmer ventured out to San Francisco Wednesday (Nov. 3) to capture...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Nov 8, 2010 at 8:10 am | 2 comments | 3111 Views

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Hunting the elusive image

Some nature photographers are the picture of patience. They'll sit for hours waiting for that faultless angle of light. Other...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 7, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 2213 Views

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Hundreds attend 'high speed boondoggle' rally

Hundreds of critics of California's proposed high-speed rail project packed into Burlingame's Caltrain station Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2020 Views

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More than 500 attend 'high speed boondoggle' rally

Hundreds of critics of California's proposed high-speed rail project packed into Burlingame's Caltrain station Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Thiago, on Apr 12, 2013 at 9:00 am | 54 comments | 8814 Views

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Palo Alto to consider smoke-alarm requirement

Palo Alto could become the second California city to require builders, landlords and homeowners working on construction projects...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on Nov 8, 2010 at 10:10 pm | 3 comments | 2203 Views

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Boy on bike collides with bus in Palo Alto

A 13-year-old boy suffered a broken nose and cuts to his face this morning when he collided with a school bus while riding...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by George K., on Nov 10, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 32 comments | 2940 Views

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Palo Alto to require 'better' smoke alarms

Palo Alto became the second city in California to strengthen its requirements for smoke alarms after the City Council agreed...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Better Safe Than Sorry, on Nov 12, 2010 at 8:10 am | 13 comments | 9272 Views

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The littlest groundbreaker ...

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation broke ground this morning on a brand-new headquarters building that will pull its...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Steven, on Nov 11, 2010 at 9:14 am | 4 comments | 2372 Views

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Menlo council approves BevMo with 3-2 vote

The Menlo Park City Council upheld the Planning Commission's decision to let Beverages & More open a store in a spot that's...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Former Employee, on Nov 12, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 9 comments | 2607 Views

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Mountain View approves cell tower on church

Despite outcry about radiation exposure at an adjacent preschool, the city's zoning administrator approved a cell phone tower...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Jan 13, 2011 at 8:04 pm | 20 comments | 6022 Views

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A visual feast

Local shutterbugs have a way to share their best photos with the public. Palo Alto Online has introduced an online picture...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Nov 11, 2010 at 2:25 pm | 2 comments | 2259 Views

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A gift to downtown shoppers: Relaxed parking regulations

In the spirit of holiday goodwill, the City of Palo Alto will temporarily relax restrictions in city parking garages to give...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 14, 2010 at 5:02 am | 6 comments | 2311 Views

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Creek project trickles ahead despite spiking costs

An ambitious proposal to tame the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek might have to be split into phases after a new analysis...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Jen Joo, on Nov 15, 2010 at 1:52 pm | 5 comments | 3496 Views

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Bravo to 'Boulevard'

A struggling writer, a delusional former film star and a decaying mansion in one of L.A.'s swankiest neighborhoods are center...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2010
Last comment by Greg, on Nov 14, 2010 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 4432 Views

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Palo Alto hotels see rise in occupancy

After a two-year slump, Palo Alto's hotels appear to be filling up again -- a welcome sign for city officials who have seen...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by not in denial, on Nov 15, 2010 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 2186 Views

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Police arrest two in Skyline shooting incident

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office apprehended two juveniles who were carrying an air rifle on Sunday (Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by citizen, on Nov 15, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 5 comments | 2305 Views
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