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Menlo Park man gets nine months for August robbery

A Menlo Park man received a sentence of nine months in San Mateo County jail Monday (Oct. 18) after pleading no contest to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Oct 21, 2010 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 1987 Views

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Obama's in Town!!

Not much talk about the Giants tonight, huh!!! Hang in there!! I gave up going to see President Obama arrive for dinner...

Original post made by Mayfield Child on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 22, 2010 at 11:44 am | 3 comments | 1563 Views

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It is time CalTrain tells High Speed Rail "It has been not so good to know you --- we are saying good-by."

To CalTrain: It is time CalTrain tells High Speed Rail ā€œIt has been not so good to know you --- we are saying good-by.ā€ Well...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 23, 2010
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Oct 25, 2010 at 9:14 am | 3 comments | 1691 Views

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'Rich May Field' planned for East Palo Alto

Supporters of a plan to build a new all-weather sports field in East Palo Alto will attend a Planning Commission meeting...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 28, 2010 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 2211 Views

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Palo Alto to consider smoke-alarm requirement

Palo Alto could become the second California city to require builders, landlords and homeowners working on construction projects...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on Nov 8, 2010 at 10:10 pm | 3 comments | 2155 Views

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Toughness just part of the job at Planned Parenthood

When Linda Williams applied for the top local job at Planned Parenthood, it took her nine months of interviews -- the human...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Not in favor of abortion, on Nov 23, 2010 at 9:21 am | 3 comments | 2788 Views

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Are there any turbans in Palo Alto?

More than 150,000 Sikhs call the Bay Area home, and students from San Jose to Vacaville report that they've been taunted,...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Nov 28, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 3 comments | 1488 Views

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JJ&F: A sad farewell and an object lesson

The impending closure of the JJ&F Food Store in central Palo Alto's College Terrace/California Avenue area marks a sad departure...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Dec 5, 2010 at 5:38 pm | 3 comments | 2314 Views

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Health officials declare winter Spare the Air Day

Weather conditions forecast for today are expected to create unhealthy air quality and have prompted officials to declare...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by another palo alto resident, on Dec 1, 2010 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 1892 Views

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Public meeting room in Palo Alto

Does anyone know if there is a public meeting room in Palo Alto? We are looking for a place to meet with once a month for...

Original post made by Ann on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by Dianne Vernon, on Dec 15, 2010 at 10:46 am | 3 comments | 1732 Views

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Redwood City is creating a car-free pedestrian mall on Friday evenings

Redwood City is closing downtown streets on Friday evenings (6pm to midnight) to create a pedestrian mall. Can Palo Alto...

Original post made by downtown pedestrian on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Closing won't happen, on Dec 8, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 3 comments | 1635 Views

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Kelly Fergusson elected Menlo Park mayor by 3-2 council vote

To follow policy, or not follow policy? That question has weighed on the minds of the Menlo Park City Council since the November...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 8, 2010 at 11:55 am | 3 comments | 2244 Views

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Kelly Fergusson resigns as Menlo Park mayor; revote delayed

Council member Kelly Fergusson has resigned as the mayor of Menlo Park as a consequence of Brown Act violations she committed...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Fischer, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 3 comments | 2596 Views

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Be Safe. Be Seen. Gear Up for Night Bicycling.

As the days grow shorter, more bicyclists are riding at dusk or in the dark. It is both illegal and very unsafe to bicycle...

Original post made by Penny on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Are you kidding?, on Dec 10, 2010 at 11:02 pm | 3 comments | 1412 Views

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Building hope for homeownership

Students Mohammed and Nadia giggled as they tested their keys to a well-refurbished home on Kavanaugh Drive in East Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Dec 15, 2010 at 9:51 am | 3 comments | 2081 Views

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Apple and Google are spying on you

Everyone knows how much Facebook is spying on its users. There is along article in the Wall Street Journal today saying that...

Original post made by fanboi on Dec. 18, 2010
Last comment by fanboi, on Dec 23, 2010 at 8:46 am | 3 comments | 1788 Views

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Where do Palo Altans look for entry level work?

Are there any local groups/organization where we can post a Palo Alto job listings? Our posts for an entry level job (in...

Original post made by employer on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by classified ads?, on Dec 20, 2010 at 11:19 am | 3 comments | 1510 Views

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Cancer-Causing Hexavalent Chromium In Tap Water Of 89% Of US Sampled Cities

Look at San Jose levels .. not sure how to obtain similar statistics for Palo Alto http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/212079.php...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 21, 2010 at 9:35 am | 3 comments | 1647 Views

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Does one know where would be best to watch today's lunar eclipse?

Is anyone going to watch the lunar eclipse tonight? Where would be the best place in bay area that is within a 30 minute...

Original post made by Paly Student on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by weather, on Dec 21, 2010 at 1:28 am | 3 comments | 1713 Views

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Fire engines on 101 overpass?

What is up with the fire engines on the 101 north overpass? The firemen had climbed on top of the truck .. got to say it...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Dec 21, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 3 comments | 5175 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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