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Teacher blames fatal accident on sun glare

A teacher who struck and killed a 6-year-old East Palo Alto girl in a crosswalk Sept. 28 told police that sun glare prevented...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by john, on Nov 23, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 35 comments | 6982 Views

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A Measure E primer

The pros and cons of Measure E. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22944 posted...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Dumb measure, on Oct 22, 2011 at 10:03 pm | 2 comments | 2248 Views

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Serial bank robber hits banks in Los Altos, Sunnyvale

A man who robbed two U.S. Bank branches within 20 minutes of each other on Monday is a serial bank robber who has struck...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Oct 26, 2011 at 7:30 pm | 8 comments | 2405 Views

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Ordinance for music at Lytton Plaza gets shelved

Saying they haven't heard enough from the public, Palo Alto Parks and Recreation commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by John, on Oct 29, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 18 comments | 2823 Views

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HP to keep personal computer division

HP announced Thursday it will keep its personal computer operations, stepping away from a suggestion by a former CEO in August...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Oct 27, 2011 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 2816 Views

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Hohbach gives Palo Alto an ultimatum

Developer Harold Hohbach is demanding the Palo Alto City Council accept his plans for a three-story building at 195 Page...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by JO, on Oct 29, 2011 at 8:00 am | 12 comments | 2266 Views

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VIDEO: 212 pounds of pumpkin pride

Dennis McClellan, store director of Piazza's Fine Foods, talks about his pride and joy -- a 212 pound pumpkin he grew. Video...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Cute!, on Oct 28, 2011 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 2596 Views

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Winter Spare the Air season starts Tuesday

Come Tuesday, you'll have to think twice before burning logs in your fireplace or any other solid fuel because Nov. 1 marks...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2011
Last comment by someone, on Oct 30, 2011 at 10:31 pm | 2 comments | 2041 Views

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Love affair with baseball, labor law, is worth the read

==BI Stanford author== William B. Gould IV retains his lifelong passion for two things: the law, specifically labor law,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 13, 2011 at 9:46 am | 3 comments | 2082 Views

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Supes up ante on Stanford's Alpine trail offer

In the five-year poker game between Stanford University and the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors over the fate of a...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by stanfordtrials(andtribulations), on Nov 3, 2011 at 10:28 pm | 19 comments | 2371 Views

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Upkeep for Eichlers

Eichler homes -- those mid-century marvels with huge windows, open floor plans and clean lines -- are prevalent in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Syed W Hussain, on Apr 5, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 13 comments | 9551 Views

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Palo Alto tackles Cubberley's conundrum

For Palo Alto officials, the sprawling Cubberley Community Center in the southern portion of the city is both a head-scratching...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 8, 2011 at 8:13 am | 29 comments | 3388 Views

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PG&E gas-main leak detected near Palo Alto

Workers examining a section of a PG&E gas main discovered a small leak near Palo Alto, a Pacific Gas and Electric Company...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Nov 8, 2011 at 7:44 pm | 14 comments | 2851 Views

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'Lost interview' with Jobs to screen in Palo Alto

A "lost interview" with the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will be screened in Palo Alto Nov. 16 through Nov. 22. Parts...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 7, 2011 at 10:53 pm | 3 comments | 1627 Views

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Palo Alto women's shelter planned

InnVision Hotel de Zink, Palo Alto's only emergency shelter for homeless individuals, is planning to open a 15-bed shelter...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Khalia Parish, on Nov 9, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 10 comments | 2584 Views

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PG&E pipeline may have been damaged by backhoe

A PG&E natural gas pipeline that exploded during pressure testing on Sunday afternoon (Nov. 6), causing a mudslide across...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 8, 2011 at 8:49 am | 5 comments | 2245 Views

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Gordon to hold high-speed-rail meeting in Palo Alto

California's controversial and increasingly expensive high-speed-rail system will be the subject of a public hearing hosted...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Nov 9, 2011 at 10:56 am | 17 comments | 2785 Views

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Changing of crossing guards vexes parents

For the first time in more than a decade, Palo Alto is preparing to hire a new company to manage its ranks of school crossing...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Guard's Wife, on Nov 30, 2011 at 11:20 am | 69 comments | 4917 Views

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Man dies at El Camino Real bus stop in Palo Alto

A man died on El Camino Real, near California Avenue in Palo Alto, in a collision with a Santa Clara Valley Transportation...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by nonnie, on Nov 12, 2011 at 10:16 pm | 34 comments | 4318 Views

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The spookiest Palo Alto street

Just days before Halloween, the homes along South Court look like any other typical Palo Alto neighborhood, with a verdant...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by M, on Nov 8, 2011 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 3019 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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