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Thieves hit Duveneck Elementary School

Thieves who entered through an open window at Duveneck Elementary School took computers, digital cameras and thumb drives...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Feasible, on Jun 13, 2011 at 11:49 am | 12 comments | 2281 Views

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Solve poverty, global warming with science, grads told

Mexico President Felipe Calderon Sunday urged Stanford University graduates to use "the best tools and most advanced knowledge"...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 16, 2011 at 6:26 pm | 15 comments | 3756 Views

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New bridge planned for University Avenue-U.S. Highway 101

A proposed replacement bridge over San Francisquito Creek and U.S. Highway 101 at University Avenue will be discussed at...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2011 at 10:14 pm | 8 comments | 2595 Views

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Doctor linked to student's suicide denied conviction reduction

A Colorado physician who was convicted of illegally supplying prescription drugs that led to a depressed Stanford University...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by fault, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 2354 Views

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Alma Plaza construction gets underway

Alma Plaza, a south Palo Alto development that earned the City Council's approval more than two years ago, hit a milestone...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 20, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 85 comments | 4996 Views

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Fatal Dumbarton crash victim was from Palo Alto

A Palo Alto man has been identified as the victim of a fatal crash on the Dumbarton Bridge on Tuesday (June 14), according...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 17, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 13 comments | 2296 Views

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Burmese icon to speak to local alliance

The Burmese American Women's Alliance (BAWA) holds an event every year in honor of Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Friend Of Burma, on Jun 16, 2011 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2019 Views

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New dog run, turf planned for El Camino Park

Palo Alto's bustling El Camino Park will soon be equipped with a new synthetic turf, a granite pathway and a dog park as...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by GoodIdea, on Jun 17, 2011 at 9:24 pm | 15 comments | 2012 Views

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RECENT HOME SALES

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=21488 posted Wednesday, June 15, 2011, 2:22...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
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Groupon to expand Palo Alto presence

Groupon, Inc., plans to dramatically expand its presence in Palo Alto in the coming months, when it takes over a Park Boulevard...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by wow, on Jun 17, 2011 at 5:13 pm | 5 comments | 2319 Views

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Scholarship winners, grads, to be feted Saturday

Fifteen graduating high school seniors from East Palo Alto, eastern Menlo Park and Redwood City will pick up $12,000 scholarships...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by George K., on Jun 17, 2011 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 2931 Views

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University Ave. to close Sunday for music festival

World Music Day is coming back to Palo Alto for the third year on Sunday (June 19). This time, the dance floor's a lot bigger....

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by car free Sundays!, on Jun 20, 2011 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 2779 Views

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World Music Day rocks downtown Palo Alto

World Music Day returned to Palo Alto for the third year on Sunday (June 19). This time, the dance floor was a lot bigger....

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by Tim, on Jun 23, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 2264 Views

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Day-care center fights hospital expansion

Stanford University Medical Center officials scored a major victory two weeks ago, when Palo Alto approved a dramatic expansion...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by Just another guy in the crowd, on Jun 23, 2011 at 12:44 am | 42 comments | 3034 Views

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Council set to change binding-arbitration law

Palo Alto voters could still have a chance this year to tweak the binding-arbitration provision in the City Charter, though...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 23, 2011 at 4:41 pm | 18 comments | 3338 Views

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Today is first Spare the Air day of summer

The first Spare the Air day of the season has been called for today (Tuesday, June 21) throughout the Bay Area, an air district...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 21, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 1515 Views

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Hospice doctor aids patients in time they have left

Dr. Ellen Brown, a medical director at the nonprofit home health care provider Pathways, specializes in offering comfort...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Ray Jadwin, on Jul 25, 2011 at 8:22 pm | 4 comments | 3574 Views

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Speedy bus service planned for El Camino

While Caltrain dreams of electrification and California's high-speed rail project slogs through its design process, Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Eugene B., on Jan 26, 2015 at 12:41 pm | 23 comments | 6752 Views

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Letters

<B>Broadband options Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15055 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Sven Thesen, on Jun 23, 2011 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 1902 Views

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First Person: Saying goodbye, on to the next chapter ...

Fourteen years ago this summer I was in that uncomfortable but exhilarating phase of looking for a new career. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Susan Frank, on Jun 24, 2011 at 10:53 am | 5 comments | 2345 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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