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Palo Alto Rooster network aims to foster neighborliness

In many ways, technology has erased the proverbial world in which if a person ran out of sugar, he or she would go next door...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Aaron, on Dec 20, 2013 at 10:49 pm | 9 comments | 10999 Views

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Another fire at Sims metal recycling in Redwood City

Firefighters are battling a two-alarm fire at a metal recycling facility in Redwood City this morning. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Shut It, on Dec 19, 2013 at 11:10 pm | 45 comments | 10140 Views

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Palo Alto in no hurry to recoup Maybell loan

Palo Alto's plan to bring an affordable-housing complex to a Maybell Avenue orchard may have dissolved on Election Day, but...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Dec 21, 2013 at 9:50 pm | 21 comments | 3827 Views

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University Art moving to Redwood City

Palo Alto's high rents and impossible land prices are causing another longtime retailer to leave the city. This time, it...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Sad but realistic, on Apr 21, 2014 at 9:35 am | 88 comments | 37332 Views

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Shop Talk

Palo Alto's Alma Village center is back on track with a new discount grocer expected to open its doors in the spring, but...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Yuckola, on Dec 19, 2013 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 2100 Views

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A vegetarian oasis

Six blocks off Castro Street, Yam Leaf Bistro is like a time-out. No fighting for parking, no scrum of restaurants vying...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 21, 2013 at 7:46 pm | 6 comments | 4397 Views

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New emergency-operations center unveiled

Palo Alto's Emergency Operations Center has gone from a dusty, closet-like space only staffed during emergencies to a fully...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Can't have it both ways, on Dec 22, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 10 comments | 6974 Views

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Yuletide trees spread joy in Old Palo Alto

Debbie Nichols' remembrances of her Old Palo Alto neighborhood at Christmas time do not include colored lights and boughs...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2013
Last comment by Crosbie W, on Dec 24, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 1225 Views

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Woman found dead in Heritage Park

She was known to neighbors as the woman who sat every morning on a park bench in Heritage Park in Palo Alto. She was found...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2013
Last comment by PAmoderate, on Dec 21, 2013 at 8:27 pm | 9 comments | 6834 Views

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Police arrest massage therapist for sexual battery

Police arrested a Palo Alto massage therapist for the sexual battery of four young women in 2012. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2013
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Yuletide trees spread joy in Old Palo Alto

Debbie Nichols' remembrances of her Old Palo Alto neighborhood at Christmas time do not include colored lights and boughs...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 30, 2013 at 10:38 am | 10 comments | 6245 Views

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Hypothermia killed woman at Heritage Park

The Palo Alto woman who died in Heritage Park on Saturday, Dec. 21, succumbed to complications from hypothermia, the Santa...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Feb 1, 2014 at 1:08 am | 32 comments | 8979 Views

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Real Estate Matters

As winter approaches, we typically expect Bay Area and Peninsula home prices to start cooling along with the weather, as...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2013
Last comment by Some people!, on Dec 26, 2013 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 6770 Views

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Officials declare Friday a 'Spare the Air' day

Burning wood will be banned in the Bay Area on Friday, Dec. 27, for the fifth day in a row and the 20th day this season,...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Dec 31, 2013 at 10:01 am | 34 comments | 10312 Views

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Palo Alto's accomplishments, civic trends in 2013

By many measures it's been a productive and prosperous year in Palo Alto -- even with its recent growing pains. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2013
Last comment by MightyTravels, on Jan 10, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 32 comments | 7328 Views

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Driver responds to lawsuit over Menlo Park crash that injured 6-year-old twins

The 90-year-old driver of a car that reportedly pinned 6-year-old twin brothers against a wall on Santa Cruz Avenue has denied...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jan 8, 2014 at 10:08 pm | 73 comments | 17937 Views

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Off the Grid food trucks may come to Menlo Park

Off the Grid, a highly popular Bay Area food truck gathering, might set up shop in Menlo Park this year. The organization...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Jan 6, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 22 comments | 8415 Views

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Shop Talk: two newcomers, four goners downtown

NEW BLOOMIES UNDERWAY AT MALL ... A new Bloomingdale's is scheduled to open at Stanford Shopping Center later this year....

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Davis fan, on Jan 21, 2014 at 11:18 am | 51 comments | 22302 Views

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Online poker, reinvented -- and legal

Under federal and most state law, online poker is illegal. But one Palo Alto man claims his 100-percent skill-based version...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Oppenheimer, on Jan 18, 2014 at 11:55 am | 6 comments | 11807 Views

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Midtown resident to receive 'Community Champion' honor

Midtown Palo Alto resident Annette Glanckopf Ashton will receive the 13th Senate District Community Champion award on Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Jan 10, 2014 at 5:09 pm | 25 comments | 6074 Views
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