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Taking a bite out of emergency preparedness

After a chlorine-gas explosion caused more than 200 people to be evacuated from their homes last September, the old Scouts...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Caryll-Lynn, on Jun 22, 2012 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 2899 Views

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Woman, 80, hit by car on San Antonio Road, dies

An 80-year-old woman who was walking along San Antonio Road was struck and killed by a car that was exiting a gas station...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 23, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 2781 Views

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Report urges more funding for Palo Alto nonprofits

Palo Alto may be best known as the land of high incomes and soaring housing prices, but affluence is far from universal within...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Jun 27, 2012 at 8:42 am | 28 comments | 4598 Views

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Kepler's Books to close for six weeks

As part of the ongoing effort to open a new chapter at Kepler's Books, the iconic Menlo Park bookstore will close for six...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 25, 2012 at 10:27 am | 11 comments | 2771 Views

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Shop Talk: Piazza Fine Foods to expand

Piazza Fine Foods at 3922 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto's Charleston Center is in the midst of growing another 4,000 square...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 26, 2012 at 10:49 am | 12 comments | 4824 Views

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VA Hospital Opens New Mental Health Center

A crowd of active military personnel, veterans, hospital staff and community members looked on as a pair of golden shears...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Drake, on Sep 7, 2012 at 8:07 pm | 5 comments | 2556 Views

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Report: East Palo Alto business district plan must 'get it right'

East Palo Alto's planned 4 Corners/Ravenswood Business District is the last area the city can develop to create jobs and...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 27, 2012 at 9:59 am | 2 comments | 2691 Views

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Space Systems/Loral to be sold for $1 billion

Loral Space & Communications Inc. announced Tuesday that it will sell its Palo Alto-based subsidiary Space Systems/Loral...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Save our businesses, on Jun 29, 2012 at 9:10 am | 12 comments | 4001 Views

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VIDEO: Community dog walk at Mitchell Park

More than 100 dog owners and volunteers showed up at Mitchell Park on Sunday, June 24, for a community dog walk and fundraiser...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jan, on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 3200 Views

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Trading 'the stuff of life'

On a small Barron Park street lined with patches of wildflowers and dandelions, rows of tables were piled high with items...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Lana, on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 2922 Views

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Feature story: Fireworks fanatics

For many Americans, Independence Day means relaxation. But for fireworks professional Dan Nitzan and his crew, the holiday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by KeepPetsInsideJuly4th, on Jul 3, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 4 comments | 10985 Views

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Foothill College cuts radio, work programs

Foothill College will discontinue several programs this fall quarter due to $2.3 million in budget cuts that will take effect...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Idiocracy, on Apr 17, 2017 at 2:56 pm | 12 comments | 13060 Views

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Editorial: City should jump on cellular solution

The City Council has an opportunity to end the often divisive neighborhood fights over installation of small cell phone antennas...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jun 30, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 8 comments | 3138 Views

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Attorney convicted in 2010 police bribery case

Richard Chae, the Palo Alto attorney who was charged with trying to bribe his way out of a drunken driving arrest in 2010,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 1, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 4 comments | 2790 Views

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Health care providers gear up for influx

While Congress is sure to continue its political fisticuffs over the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling to uphold the Patient Protection...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2012
Last comment by answers, on Jul 3, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 25 comments | 3090 Views

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VIDEO: Annual Palo Alto Chili Cook-Off draws thousands

Mitchell Park in Palo Alto was swarmed with eager chili eaters Wednesday for the 31st annual Palo Alto Summer Festival and...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Jul 5, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 4 comments | 4052 Views

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Menlo Park Police Chief Bryan Roberts leaving after 23 months

Describing it as "an agonizing decision," Menlo Park Police Chief Bryan Roberts said he's taken a new job in Draper City,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by The Reality, on Jul 7, 2012 at 8:45 pm | 14 comments | 3696 Views

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Assembly passes bill to fund high-speed rail

A proposal to fund California's controversial high-speed-rail system rolled through the state Assembly late Thursday afternoon...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 7, 2012 at 10:53 am | 35 comments | 3139 Views

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Mark-ing their territory

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and 160 fellow Facebook employees ran a half marathon through Palo Alto and Menlo Park for charity...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jul 7, 2012 at 9:41 pm | 8 comments | 2750 Views

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Palo Alto Chamber names MacKenzie interim CEO

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce has selected local businessman David S.G. MacKenzie to serve as its interim president and...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Enough!, on Jul 10, 2012 at 10:57 am | 2 comments | 3225 Views
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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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