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please move your cars on street sweeping days

Our neighborhood streets are looking pretty messy after the recent rains. Please move your cars on street sweeping days so...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Lois, on Dec 14, 2010 at 9:27 am | 4 comments | 1533 Views

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Palo Alto braces for wet holiday week

A wet weekend followed by back-to-back storms could lead to flooding in some portions of Palo Alto next week, city officials...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by midtown resident, on Dec 17, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 4 comments | 1917 Views

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Palo Alto resident named Financial Times Person of the Year

Last week, Time Magazine named that Facebook guy as person of the year. Today, the Financial Times names a different Palo...

Original post made by fanboi on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by fanboi, on Dec 23, 2010 at 4:51 pm | 4 comments | 1905 Views

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Life by design

When Camilla Olson took her daughter to check out the Academy of Art University in San Francisco in 2007, she expected her...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Dec 29, 2010 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 2462 Views

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Con man Simon Gann swaps plea for prison time

Simon Gann, who admitted sweet-talking a Menlo Park woman into a relationship and out of approximately $1,900 by pretending...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Chellie, on Nov 14, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 4 comments | 4430 Views

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Guy Consolmagno lecture canceled

A talk slated to take place tonight (Feb. 4, 2011) featuring Vatican astronomer Brother Guy Consolmagno, Ph.D., has been...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Do we?, on Feb 4, 2011 at 9:57 pm | 4 comments | 1745 Views

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Two-alarm East Palo Alto fire displaces veterans

A two-alarm fire burned a board-and-care home in East Palo Alto this afternoon, displacing several residents, a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Mr Fischer, on Feb 16, 2011 at 11:12 pm | 4 comments | 2337 Views

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Accident Saturday afternoon on San Antonio

We saw a pretty horrific looking accident about 4.15pm Sat. on San Antonio. A minivan traveling Westbound was completely...

Original post made by Driver on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by iphony, on Mar 15, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 4 comments | 2012 Views

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Outstanding Professional: Jim Baer

If you want to get something done in this town, simply "call Jim Baer." Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=20523...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by jk, on Apr 2, 2011 at 10:03 pm | 4 comments | 6502 Views

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Hate doing taxes? Not these guys

For most people, doing taxes once each year is more than enough, but Sheldon Kay does as many as 20 returns for other people...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Rob , on Oct 22, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 4 comments | 2804 Views

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Bay Area charging ahead in alternative-fuels race

The alternative-fuels industry might have been dismissed as alchemy in the 1960s, when oil was cheap and plentiful and a...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Apr 17, 2011 at 8:19 am | 4 comments | 4150 Views

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Baylands sculpture dedication planned for Friday

Palo Alto Mayor Sid Espinosa and other local cyclists will commemorate the life of cycling advocate Bill Bliss at 10:30 a.m....

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by art, on Apr 20, 2011 at 9:53 am | 4 comments | 1991 Views

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Caltrain eyes providing 'initial' high-speed-rail service

With California officials looking toward Central Valley as the launching point for the state's controversial high-speed-rail...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Davis FIelds, on Apr 20, 2011 at 4:23 pm | 4 comments | 2176 Views

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RECENT HOME SALES

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=20820 posted Tuesday, April 19, 2011, 2:54...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by resident , on Apr 25, 2011 at 6:23 pm | 4 comments | 2179 Views

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May Fete Parade rolls through Palo Alto

Books were the binding theme of Palo Alto's 89th annual May Fete Children's Parade, which rolled through downtown Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 9, 2011 at 2:26 pm | 4 comments | 3149 Views

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Guest Opinion: Palo Alto leads in wireless, but needs bandwidth to operate

A funny thing happened in Palo Alto on the way to the 21st century. There's controversy about the future of wireless technology. Read...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Weiss, on May 20, 2011 at 7:52 pm | 4 comments | 2158 Views

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Menlo Park: Man robbed in parked car

Two men allegedly robbed an 18-year-old man Friday who was sitting in his car. The duo fled in a 2006 Volvo, but didn't get...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by ******* Niu, on May 25, 2011 at 2:12 am | 4 comments | 1840 Views

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Midtown

Nearly 20 years ago, Midtown resident Sylvia Gartner went to a city council meeting, waved a paper bag and said, "If I can't...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on May 31, 2011 at 7:31 pm | 4 comments | 1595 Views

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Ground Water Problem on Bryant Ave

Since Nov 2010, a very large pipe snakes out of the major construction site on Bryant Ave between Rinconada and Santa Rita,...

Original post made by A. Mayor on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 2, 2011 at 4:14 pm | 4 comments | 2139 Views

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6/6/11 Castilleja Event, Professorville

Is anyone else regretting not soundproofing their house after receiving the warning letter from Castilleja about today's...

Original post made by headache on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jun 7, 2011 at 2:15 pm | 4 comments | 1489 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

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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