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Network helps kids, families 'seize diabetes'

It may look smooth from the outside, but there's nothing simple about managing diabetes, with the round-the-clock need to...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Alphonso, on Aug 6, 2012 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 6647 Views

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NASA rover lands on Mars

The rover Curiosity landed on Mars Sunday night shortly before 10:30 p.m., according to NASA officials. Its two-year mission...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Aug 7, 2012 at 1:26 am | 9 comments | 4898 Views

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Arson suspected in Palo Alto hills fires

A "person of interest" has been identified by police and fire officials in connection with five fires that burned Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:56 am | 31 comments | 5171 Views

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Google fined $22.5M for privacy 'misrepresentations'

Google will be required to pay a $22.5 million penalty after the Federal Trade Commission charged the Mountain View-based...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Wondering?, on Aug 9, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 2997 Views

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Oaks well-armed with Matt Campbell

Two years away from a milestone 30th birthday, Matt Campbell has no aspirations of being a Major League Baseball player....

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Alice N., on Aug 10, 2012 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 2732 Views

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City to repave San Antonio Road, replace trees

Palo Alto plans to launch on Monday the next phase of the San Antonio Road construction project, an effort that includes...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Local driver, on Aug 14, 2012 at 11:20 pm | 24 comments | 4093 Views

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Palo Alto school finds new home in Mountain View

Private high school Palo Alto Prep might need a new name, following a move from Cubberley Community Center in south Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by paly parent, on Mar 7, 2013 at 8:21 am | 12 comments | 3572 Views

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Editorial: Bike-sharing plan readied

A transportation grant designed to provide 100 bikes for Palo Alto-bound Caltrain commuters unfortunately got tangled in...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Aug 13, 2012 at 10:53 pm | 10 comments | 3443 Views

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Firefighters quickly extinguish blaze at Arbor Real

A kitchen fire that started in a two-story apartment at Arbor Real in Palo Alto was kept from turning into a structure fire...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Shelly, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:00 pm | 1 comment | 9403 Views

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If the shoe fits ...

Walking up to the front door of Corinne Friedman's Palo Alto Eichler, one can't help but notice the shoes all lined up --...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Debbie, on Aug 20, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 5 comments | 2754 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>MUSIC TO THEIR EARS ... Lytton Plaza</B> has long served as Palo Alto's prime meeting ground for the discontent masses,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Aug 12, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 4 comments | 2376 Views

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From English learner to master teacher

When he arrived at Gunn High School as a 14-year-old newcomer in 1995, Ronen Habib spoke so little English he was placed...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2012
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A recipe for green living

Futuristic design reuses many original materials Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=18445...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2012
Last comment by David Waldorf, on Aug 12, 2012 at 10:33 pm | 1 comment | 3157 Views

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Suspected drunken drivers involved in collision

Two suspected drunken drivers crashed into each other in Menlo Park early Saturday morning, according to police. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by maury, on Aug 13, 2012 at 10:06 pm | 8 comments | 2549 Views

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Police chase man through Stanford mall

Police chased a suspected perfume thief through Stanford Shopping Center Monday afternoon, ending with his apprehension at...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Just a tip, on Aug 15, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 8 comments | 2850 Views

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Tiffany necklace, iPads reported stolen from Jobs' home

The home of the late Steve Jobs, Apple's iconic co-founder, became one of Palo Alto's latest burglary targets last month...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Aug 18, 2012 at 3:37 pm | 44 comments | 18118 Views

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Celebrating arts and crafts

No plans for next weekend? No problem. The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts is coming to University Avenue Saturday and Sunday,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 14, 2012 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 2955 Views

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Car nearly hits Palo Alto home after driver has seizure

A man having a seizure Wednesday night was rescued from his vehicle by Palo Alto firefighters and emergency crews after his...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Aug 17, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 12 comments | 2742 Views

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Matadero Creek dry-out puzzles residents

For years, Matadero Creek in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood flowed year round. But on June 27, the water level dropped...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Jessica, on Aug 27, 2012 at 10:43 am | 7 comments | 3735 Views

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Police arrest man for Arastradero Preserve arson

A 50-year-old man has been arrested for intentionally setting the Aug. 8, four-acre wildland fire at the Enid W. Pearson-Arastradero...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Nice Work, on Aug 16, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 2953 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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