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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 | 1915 Views

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Something to talk about

On a quiet section of Bryant Street in Palo Alto last November, a yellow road sign gave bicyclists a gentle, humorous warning:...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Mar 24, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 4 comments | 2648 Views

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Palo Alto High student earns Olympic berth in table tennis

It may be tough for Palo Alto High student Lily Zhang to return to her normal class schedule for the remainder of the school...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Former London Resident, on Apr 25, 2012 at 12:06 pm | 4 comments | 3704 Views

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New stop sign at Channing/Heather

I noticed today that the city has put up a new stop sign that will presumably be "unveiled" in the coming week at the corner...

Original post made by Adam on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by giraffe, on Apr 28, 2012 at 9:15 am | 4 comments | 2278 Views

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Suspicious odor leads to HazMat response

A suspicious chemical odor, a plume of smoke and the sight of a man standing at the back of a pickup truck early Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 11, 2012 at 12:29 am | 4 comments | 2354 Views

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June's primary is a whole new ballgame

When voters go to the polls June 5, they'll be voting in a primary election unlike any in recent history. ==B Related stories:== •...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on May 11, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 4 comments | 3480 Views

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Psyching out the 'Facebook effect'

The rumors are flying: Once Facebook goes public, scarce housing will become even scarcer; prices will go sky high. Best...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by wrong, on May 20, 2012 at 11:45 am | 4 comments | 2584 Views

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New real estate bubble.

This proves that we are in another bubble. The bubble popped somewhat after the credit crunch but has recently reinflated....

Original post made by Sol on May. 27, 2012
Last comment by C, on May 28, 2012 at 11:10 am | 4 comments | 1992 Views

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PG&E to start Palo Alto gas line replacement

A 76-year-old PG&E gas-transmission line scheduled for replacement starting June 11 could cause traffic delays, noise and...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jun 1, 2012 at 8:37 am | 4 comments | 3245 Views

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Around Town

<B>GETTING WIRED ... </B>Palo Alto officials often bask in the city's worldwide reputation as a global trendsetter for new...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by Inaudible meetings, on Jun 14, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 4 comments | 3016 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 | 2865 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 | 11105 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 | 2829 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 | 4180 Views

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Man shot in East Palo Alto Sunday

A 19-year-old man was shot in the leg in East Palo Alto early Sunday morning, police said. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=26116...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jul 16, 2012 at 4:24 pm | 4 comments | 2844 Views

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Cooley Landing Park opens in East Palo Alto

The City of East Palo Alto and the Midpeninsula Open Space District celebrated the grand opening of Cooley Landing Park on...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Michelle Daher, on Jul 23, 2012 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 3439 Views

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Simitian endorses Jerry Hill for state Senate

California Sen. Joe Simitian has endorsed state Assemblyman Jerry Hill for the new 13th State Senate District seat, Hill's...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by YIMBY, on Aug 22, 2012 at 10:12 am | 4 comments | 2861 Views

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'Rookie' coach has Stanford water polo team unbeaten

Junior Olympics Mark Hernandez is in his first season as a coach for the Stanford Water Polo Club girls' program. Hernandez,...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Aug 5, 2012 at 8:04 pm | 4 comments | 3266 Views

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East Palo Alto selects new city manager

A former Redwood City deputy city manager who worked with under-served youth and families has been chosen as East Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 7, 2012 at 11:52 am | 4 comments | 4054 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>MUSIC TO THEIR EARS ... Lytton Plaza</B> has long served as Palo Alto's prime meeting ground for the discontent masses,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Aug 12, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 4 comments | 2640 Views
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