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Palo Alto Tall Tree honorees announced

Palo Alto's 2012 Tall Tree awards will recognize Alison Cormack, John Barton, Whole Foods Market and the Foundation for a...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Catherine Crystal Foster, on Feb 21, 2012 at 10:35 am | 8 comments | 4027 Views

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Gunn pins down wrestling title at SCVAL finals

==B Saturday's prep roundup== After losing out on the SCVAL De Anza Division dual-match title on a tiebreaker, the Gunn...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Feb 20, 2012 at 12:58 am | 1 comment | 4166 Views

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White House may decide fate of Moffett Field's Hangar One

"The highest levels" of the federal government are now deciding whether to accept an offer from Google's founders to restore...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Keith Hull, on Oct 14, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 6 comments | 2577 Views

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East Palo Alto police chief named interim city manager

In a rapid decision following the recent resignation of its former city manager, East Palo Alto's police Chief Ronald Davis...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Alex, on Feb 25, 2012 at 7:16 pm | 4 comments | 3123 Views

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Community meeting at Edgewood Plaza tonight

Representatives of The Fresh Market, the new grocer for Edgewood Plaza, will meet with residents at a community meeting at...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 24, 2012 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 1825 Views

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Apartments, homes hit in eight burglaries Friday

Palo Alto police are investigating eight residential burglaries and one attempted residential burglary -- all reported during...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Feb 28, 2012 at 9:34 am | 11 comments | 3141 Views

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Woman hit by car on Stanford campus Monday

A car struck a 19-year-old woman as she was jaywalking on Campus Drive near the Mayfield Avenue intersection Monday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by surprised, on Mar 25, 2012 at 6:48 pm | 20 comments | 2296 Views

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Palo Alto police arrest three after tip from resident

Palo Alto police arrested three people Monday, Feb. 27, after a resident reported suspicious behavior on Waverley Street...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by jenna, on Mar 7, 2012 at 5:29 am | 28 comments | 3145 Views

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Man assaults hotel employee in Menlo Park

Police are looking for a man in connection with an assault on a hotel employee as she was checking rooms at the Best Western...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by , on Feb 28, 2012 at 4:49 pm | 6 comments | 1957 Views

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Opening lineup announced for Bing Concert Hall

When Stanford University's new concert hall officially opens its doors in January 2013, the San Francisco Symphony and Los...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Dean, on Mar 1, 2012 at 10:36 am | 9 comments | 3258 Views

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Plan to revitalize Edgewood Plaza moves ahead

A shopping plaza anchored by a Fresh Market grocery store and featuring a small park for residents to gather could soon take...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Jacinto, on Jul 5, 2012 at 12:38 pm | 9 comments | 3633 Views

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Group calls for more rail crossings, parks around Caltrain tracks

For Palo Alto residents who live near the Caltrain corridor, the tracks are both a blessing and a curse -- a way to get around...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Go back to the drawing board, on Nov 18, 2012 at 12:55 pm | 20 comments | 4893 Views

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New Facebook apps to spearhead emergency support

Three Facebook applications designed to help people get support from their friends and family in an emergency are winners...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Cid Young, on Mar 3, 2012 at 9:26 pm | 3 comments | 2721 Views

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Feature story: A romance in black and white

Eighty-year-old Henry Ford sat in the dining room of his Palo Alto home and recalled the day he met Rochelle, his wife of...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Schmedly, on May 29, 2016 at 7:04 pm | 14 comments | 8285 Views

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New theater, office building pitched for downtown

The historic MacArthur Park building in downtown Palo Alto would be relocated to make way for a new theater and a multi-story...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Moncolonel, on Mar 6, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 30 comments | 4148 Views

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Tales from the 26th Annual Short Story Contest

The story of the Palo Alto Weekly's 26th Annual Short Story Contest is one driven by characters -- the robot who struggles...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Mar 3, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 2153 Views

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Dry, still winter weather prompts record air alerts

A record number of alerts banning wood fires were issued this winter during the Spare the Air season that ended Feb. 29,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by emily, on Mar 6, 2012 at 10:40 am | 4 comments | 1910 Views

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Seniors forge friendships through lunch program

Tom Barry was holding court at the La Comida lunch program in Palo Alto Tuesday, Feb. 28, 12 seniors joining him at the long...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by May Field, on Sep 7, 2017 at 11:39 am | 3 comments | 11104 Views

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Celebrating the 'Sister Cities of Palo Alto'

Members of the Palo Alto Rotary Club, Neighbors Abroad and Palo Alto city staff gather around the new "Sister Cities of Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 6, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 2602 Views

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Bay Area looks to cash in on high-speed-rail funds

Peninsula cities and transportation officials see California's proposed high-speed rail system as both a looming threat and...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Loquatia, on Mar 13, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 43 comments | 3468 Views
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