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Palo Alto streetlights changing to LEDs

Palo Alto streets will be getting brighter in the next months as the city Utilities Department embarks on the latest phase...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Oct 14, 2012 at 12:09 am | 45 comments | 8002 Views

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Learning how to save lives

Kim Roderick, EMS Chief for the Palo Alto Fire Department, helps Drew Reeder and other HP employees learn how to properly...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by smartinson, on Sep 27, 2012 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 2984 Views

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Hobee's at Town & Country to close

Longtime Palo Alto icon Hobee's California Restaurant will close at Town & Country Village shopping center in January, property...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by j. Rowley, on Nov 22, 2012 at 9:12 am | 94 comments | 16220 Views

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Thousands attend 28th annual Moonlight Run

Thousands of people from Palo Alto and beyond ventured out to the Baylands Friday night for the 28th annual Palo Alto Weekly...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ariel Hessing, on Dec 14, 2012 at 7:47 pm | 25 comments | 6314 Views

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Concours d'Elegance looks for new home outside Stanford

For the first time in 38 years the Palo Alto Concours d'Elegance auto show is searching for a new home outside its past venue...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Haha, on Jul 2, 2014 at 9:38 am | 16 comments | 5685 Views

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Two pedestrians seriously injured on El Camino

Atherton Mayor Bill Widmer has sent a strongly worded message to Caltrans demanding that improved safety measures be put...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 11, 2012 at 10:29 am | 13 comments | 4537 Views

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Road 'trial' to remain permanent on Arastradero

Palo Alto's two-year experiment with lane reductions, traffic-signal modifications and median islands on a busy stretch of...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Henry Su, on Oct 24, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 45 comments | 7085 Views

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Palo Alto takes a stand against death penalty

Palo Alto thrust itself into a statewide debate over the death penalty Monday night when the City Council emphatically endorsed...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 9:36 pm | 84 comments | 12236 Views

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Shots fired at car that crashed on 101

A car that crashed on southbound U.S. 101 in San Mateo County on Sunday afternoon was shot at by another vehicle, injuring...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 2, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 2 comments | 2498 Views

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Palo Alto resident finds woman rummaging through car

Palo Alto police arrested a woman Monday morning after a resident found her rummaging through his car in the 500 block of...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Oct 5, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 25 comments | 5450 Views

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VIDEO: Vegas comes to Palo Alto

This year's Palo Alto Black & White Ball featured a Vintage Las Vegas theme that included blackjack tables, a poker room...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by willard, on Oct 2, 2012 at 6:28 pm | 1 comment | 3285 Views

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Arrillaga eyes El Camino sites in Menlo Park

Developer John Arrillaga has his eye on El Camino Real -- more specifically, former auto dealership lots now owned by Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by False advertising, on Oct 8, 2012 at 10:49 am | 51 comments | 5959 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Angela Filo

Angela Buenning Filo, Palo Alto-based photographer and creator of the "Palo Alto Forest Project," speaks with Lisa Van Dusen...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jan Buenning, on Oct 5, 2012 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 6210 Views

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Councilman Schmid recovering from heart surgery

Palo Alto City Councilman Greg Schmid is in recovery mode after undergoing an unplanned coronary bypass surgery at Sequoia...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Oct 6, 2012 at 5:54 pm | 3 comments | 2098 Views

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High Street neighbors remember cut-down oak

In Anne and Chris Sigler's front yard on High Street stands a barren oak tree, cut down to four great but stunted branches...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 5 comments | 4592 Views

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'Donkey' sign not stolen from Bol Park after all

A large wood sign emblazoned with a portrait of one of the Bol Park donkeys that residents thought was stolen was actually...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Oct 9, 2012 at 12:39 pm | 10 comments | 3703 Views

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Gov. Brown issues order to help reduce gas prices

The California Air Resources Board announced Sunday evening that it is easing certain restrictions on gasoline production...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 10 comments | 2248 Views

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VIDEO: Palo Alto Art Center celebrates reopening

After more than a year of construction, the renovated Palo Alto Art Center reopened on Saturday, Oct. 6. The free public...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Megan, on Oct 9, 2012 at 11:22 pm | 5 comments | 7033 Views

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Palo Alto hires new fire chief

Palo Alto's rapidly changing Fire Department now has a new leader. The city has hired Eric Nickel, currently the deputy fire...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 12, 2012 at 8:14 am | 25 comments | 5181 Views

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Stanford physiologist shares Nobel in chemistry

As Stanford leaders basked in the university's 27th Nobel Prize Wednesday, the winner, physiologist Brian Kobilka, said he...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 10, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 5 comments | 4171 Views
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