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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 | 6084 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 | 3214 Views

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Palo Alto OKs cell tower on Channing Avenue

A proposal to build a new 50-foot-tall cell tower and nine antennas at St. Albert the Great Church on Channing Avenue has...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by joelja, on Apr 6, 2011 at 1:34 pm | 32 comments | 3734 Views

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Simitian's green-energy bill clears Legislature

A proposal by Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, to require California utilities to obtain a greater share of their electricity...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by fireman aj, on Apr 1, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 42 comments | 2452 Views

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Mountain lion cited -- at Peet's Coffee & Tea

Palo Alto police cited a mountain lion Thursday for violating the city's sit-lie ordinance, but the big cat claims he was...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Ana Majnooneh , on Apr 2, 2011 at 1:24 am | 13 comments | 2319 Views

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Soda fountain to replace California Avenue 'bird bath'

The Palo Alto City Council, exasperated by the controversy surrounding the plan to replace California Avenue's aging "bird...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by H20 Bored, on Apr 1, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 16 comments | 7681 Views

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University Avenue trees: Where are they?

Two dozen white birch trees lining Palo Alto's University Avenue were accidentally removed on Thursday (March 31) afternoon,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by ChrisC, on Apr 3, 2011 at 10:33 pm | 23 comments | 3054 Views

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New smartphone app does the thinking for you

In what programmers far and wide are hailing as a revolutionary milestone for smartphone technology, a Palo Alto start-up...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Apr 3, 2011 at 10:45 am | 8 comments | 2070 Views

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Shop Talk: Restaurants relocate, open new sites

The City Hall Cafe, on Level A at 250 Hamilton Ave., usually serves up breakfast and lunch for busy City of Palo Alto staff...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by OVAY, on Apr 2, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 6 comments | 2433 Views

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Wi-Fi antennas approved for downtown Palo Alto

A proposal by AT&T to install Wi-Fi antennas at Hotel President on University Avenue cleared its final hurdle Monday night...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Robert Smith, on Apr 6, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 25 comments | 3165 Views

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President Obama coming to Facebook April 20

President Barack Obama will visit Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto April 20, where he will host a "town hall" meeting that...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Telly Man Up, on Apr 11, 2011 at 10:46 pm | 24 comments | 3265 Views

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Grocer eyes Edgewood Plaza for new market

A North Carolina-based, European-style specialty market is eyeing Edgewood Plaza to launch its first West Coast store. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Careful what you wishfor, on Apr 24, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 33 comments | 3299 Views

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Caltrain unveils less-drastic-than-projected cuts

Caltrain has released a tentative financial plan that would preserve much of the commuter rail's train service while cutting...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Antonio, on Apr 6, 2011 at 7:11 pm | 14 comments | 3956 Views

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Proposed massage ordinance breeds tension

A Palo Alto proposal to require massage parlors to keep detailed logs of clients has hit a nerve among local massage therapists...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Apr 12, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 30 comments | 15124 Views

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Students, parents in tune at Jordan barn dance

In late March, Jordan Middle School hosted a barn dance for students and parents following "folk dance week." ==B Video by...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 7, 2011 at 11:37 pm | 6 comments | 4033 Views

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Letters

<B>Cell-phone 'rules' Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14688 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 12, 2011 at 4:35 am | 10 comments | 2411 Views

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Cal hits a home run by reinstating its baseball program

California will remain a major league university after all. The school announced Friday that baseball would continue forward...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 10, 2011 at 2:27 pm | 2 comments | 2048 Views

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Winter Lodge founder Duncan Williams dies at 90

Duncan Williams, 90, the founder of Palo Alto's Winter Lodge skating rink, died from complications of a brain tumor today...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Winter Lodge Parent, on Apr 15, 2011 at 12:34 pm | 5 comments | 2501 Views

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Palo Alto urged to hire emergency director

Palo Alto's neighborhood leaders and emergency-preparedness volunteers are urging the city to immediately hire a new director...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 15, 2011 at 2:36 am | 26 comments | 4312 Views

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Feature story: The accidental artist

It's a rare painter who does a self-portrait of himself fighting a fire in a furniture store. But then, Jerome Peters has...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Avery Naar, on May 30, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 2975 Views
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