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Shoptalk: Keen Garage steps into Palo Alto

Look for a mid-May opening for the footwear company Keen Garage coming to 278 University Ave. in downtown Palo Alto. Finishing...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Alex Romanovsky, on May 29, 2015 at 7:01 pm | 3 comments | 14468 Views

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Smoke/Fire in Palo Alto Foothills?

Was there an early morning fire in the Palo Alto foothills near Portola Valley? Los Trancos Road? ...

Original post made by David on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by anon, on May 4, 2013 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 2143 Views

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Real Estate Matters

Technology has really changed real estate. Back in the day, agents had phonebook-sized Multiple-Listing-Service (MLS) publications...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Leslie, on May 12, 2013 at 7:16 pm | 3 comments | 2544 Views

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Shop Talk

FLEMING'S ON THE MOVE ... Big plans are on the horizon for Fleming's Steakhouse at Stanford Shopping Center. Construction...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by ArĂȘte, on May 18, 2013 at 8:47 am | 3 comments | 4983 Views

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<B><B>SMOKED OUT ... </B>Palo Alto took a giant swing at tobacco earlier this month when the City Council swiftly approved...

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on May 27, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 2785 Views

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Any Local Midsummer Events Upcoming?

My Swedish spouse and I were wondering if there are any midsummer events in the area? Thank you in advance! ...

Original post made by SpouseofSwede on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 10, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 3 comments | 2148 Views

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Caravan House to close after 30 years

A distressing announcement came to Caravan House on Wednesday. The Palo Alto group home, which has provided shelter and therapy...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by barron park resident, on Jun 13, 2013 at 9:24 pm | 3 comments | 1932 Views

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Evergreen Park men build community over peanuts and beer

On a balmy Wednesday evening, a half-dozen men stood expectantly outside Nathan Moroney's Evergreen Park home, awaiting news...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Philippe Alexis, on Jun 25, 2013 at 10:25 pm | 3 comments | 4160 Views

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Palo Alto launches contest for bike bridge design

Palo Alto leaders want their new bike bridge to be many things -- elegant, eco-friendly, unique, eye-catching, and above...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by John Galt, on Jun 26, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 3 comments | 4270 Views

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<B><B>CASHING IN ... </B>Palo Alto officials are wrestling with a wonderful dilemma: a $44 million pool of funds and plenty...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 29, 2013 at 10:53 am | 3 comments | 2728 Views

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Bike crash spurs $17 million claim against City of Palo Alto

The family of a 12-year-old boy who was struck by a vehicle while riding on the 2500 block of Park Boulevard has filed a...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 4, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 3203 Views

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Record number of marriage licenses for Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County is gearing up for another week of same-sex marriages days after what is believed to be the county's busiest...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Jul 10, 2013 at 7:29 am | 3 comments | 2559 Views

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Suspicious object at Palo Alto Caltrain station causes delays

A suspicious object that was found at the Palo Alto Caltrain station Monday morning caused a scare and resulted in train...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jul 10, 2013 at 4:28 pm | 3 comments | 2351 Views

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Stanford team unveils solar car for race in Australia

A group of Stanford students will send their newest creation, Luminos, a 375-pound solar car whose hood is nearly entirely...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by @m3, on Jul 13, 2013 at 1:23 am | 3 comments | 6088 Views

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Third victim dies from Asiana plane crash

A third victim in the Asiana Airlines plane crash at San Francisco International Airport on July 6 died Friday morning, a...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2013
Last comment by Marsha, on Jul 14, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 3 comments | 2007 Views

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HP adds three new directors to board

Hewlett-Packard Co. today announced that it added three new members to its board of directors, increasing the size of the...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cassie, on Jul 16, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 3 comments | 3390 Views

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Gyms ditch 'big-box' mindset for community feel

Local gym Uforia is part of a national trend: fitness centers that forgo the large warehouses with rows and rows of sometimes-daunting...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Former Butterfly Life, on Aug 12, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 3 comments | 9247 Views

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One killed in head on crash in Woodside

One person was killed and another was airlifted to a hospital after a head-on traffic collision on the outskirts of...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:31 am | 3 comments | 3150 Views

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<B><B>FEEDING FRENZY ... </B>Today, "Do not feed the animals" is just a friendly suggestion at Palo Alto parks. Soon, it...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 23, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 3 comments | 3999 Views

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Edgewood Plaza developer tries to rebuild history

Nearly a year after construction workers at Edgewood Plaza, in the ultimate "Oops!" moment, destroyed a historic building...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Bad rep, on Aug 28, 2013 at 6:55 am | 3 comments | 5587 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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