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Cold spell rolls into Palo Alto for Thanksgiving

Wet weather may have made a temporary exit from the forecast, but the Bay Area is expected to experience a cold spell that...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 24, 2010 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 1787 Views

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Bike-loan program set to ride into Palo Alto

Palo Alto's residents and workers will soon be able to check out bicycles as easily as they borrow library books, thanks...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 5, 2011 at 6:43 pm | 54 comments | 3483 Views

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Workers find old artillery shell in Palo Alto hills

A construction crew working on a hillside in the 3200 block of Alexis Drive Wednesday found a World War II 3-by-12-inch...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by Will, on Nov 27, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 6 comments | 2049 Views

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Community college parcel tax falls short

A majority of Peninsula voters are in favor of a proposed parcel tax that proponents say will bring much needed money to...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Local voter, on Nov 26, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 1909 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 | 2278 Views

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George W. Bush to visit Facebook today

Former U.S. President George W. Bush will mark Cyber Monday with an afternoon stop at Facebook's headquarters to discuss...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 30, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 11 comments | 2047 Views

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James Franco set to co-host the Oscars

Actor and Palo Alto native James Franco will co-host the 83rd Academy Awards on Feb. 27 alongside actress Anne Hathaway,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by P.A. Native, on Nov 30, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 1962 Views

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Facebook looking for new home in Menlo Park?

Social-networking behemoth Facebook is hoping to connect with larger digs, and Menlo Park's Oracle campus is one of several...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Cynthia, on Dec 4, 2010 at 10:57 pm | 42 comments | 4056 Views

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Man withdraws application for marijuana collective

A man applying for what would have been San Mateo County's first licensed medical marijuana collective withdrew his application...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by John Toalson, on Aug 6, 2011 at 12:29 pm | 8 comments | 1788 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 | 1770 Views

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Sutter Health cuts medical foundation staff

Fifty-three positions have been eliminated at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF), the organization announced Wednesday....

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 9, 2010 at 6:23 am | 26 comments | 3040 Views

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High-speed rail activities to slow down on Peninsula

California's high-speed rail project will begin between the small city of Corcoran and the unincorporated community of Borden...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by ThomasD, on Dec 29, 2010 at 1:14 pm | 14 comments | 2310 Views

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On Deadline: A decade of editing 'a newspaper worth the reading'

As a story in today's Upfront news section conveys, I'll be retiring from the Weekly's editorship at the end of January....

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2010
Last comment by Bryan Long, on Jan 2, 2011 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 3552 Views

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Palo Alto goes full throttle on airport takeover

Palo Alto's effort to take control of its airport began to lift off the ground Monday night after the City Council started...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by PA Booster, on Dec 8, 2010 at 3:24 pm | 8 comments | 3126 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 | 2189 Views

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Bakery manager lauded for saving man's life

On Tuesday the Mountain View City Council recognized Costco bakery manager Mike Tyler for using CPR to save the life of a...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Koa, on Dec 9, 2010 at 9:41 am | 4 comments | 1759 Views

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How does your energy-use compare to neighbors?

The Home Energy Report, a new service from City of Palo Alto Utilities, ranks residents' home-energy usage against their...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by svatoid, on Dec 15, 2010 at 12:51 pm | 70 comments | 17807 Views

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'Scott Meadow' named for Greer Park activists

Charles Scott surveyed the new, green expanse of rolling, hilly lawn at Greer Park in Palo Alto Tuesday, seated at a picnic...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Dec 11, 2010 at 10:44 am | 6 comments | 3203 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 | 2529 Views

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Menlo mayor election will be voided after possible Brown Act violations

Menlo Park council member Kelly Fergusson said in an e-mail today (Thursday, Dec. 9) that the election of mayor and vice...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by CitizenZ, on Jan 11, 2016 at 11:52 am | 7 comments | 2348 Views
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