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Palo Alto's sister city suffers in typhoon aftermath

In the aftermath of Super Typhoon Yolanda, Palo Alto's Phillipine sister city, Palo, Leyte Island, has suffered major damage...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by John, on Nov 14, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 6 comments | 22437 Views

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Facebook expansion probably won't displace East Palo Alto residents, study shows

A consultant's study of whether Facebook's expansion will push East Palo Alto residents from their homes came to the common...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 6, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 57 comments | 22351 Views

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Near-death experiences...share your reactions & experiences

Remember the old joke about the man who was asked what he would do if he had only a year to live? He said he'd stay married...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by learned, on Jan 26, 2011 at 2:58 pm | 9 comments | 22125 Views

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Palo Alto property values surge

The market value of a single-family home in Palo Alto went up 10.8 percent in 2013 and has more than recovered from the last...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 18, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 34 comments | 22112 Views

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Monthlong curfew to start in Santa Clara County Saturday night

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Thursday a limited stay-at-home order for California that will go into effect Saturday night...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, on Nov 22, 2020 at 7:02 am | 33 comments | 21928 Views

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Editorial: Our election recommendations

Learn about the Palo Alto Weekly's recommendations on local, regional and statewide candidates and measures, in addition...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2020
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Nov 2, 2020 at 2:17 pm | 29 comments | 21898 Views

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Planned power outages expected to hit Palo Alto Hills Wednesday at noon

Sections of the Palo Alto Hills are scheduled to see power go out on Wednesday as part of PG&E's pre-emptive outages, planned...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2019
Last comment by Miriam Palm, on Oct 10, 2019 at 9:47 am | 20 comments | 21866 Views

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Milk Pail Market, a Mountain View institution for 45 years, to close

After 45 years in Mountain View, the popular Milk Pail Market will be closing its doors permanently. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2019
Last comment by Dog mom, on Mar 26, 2019 at 9:00 pm | 39 comments | 21832 Views

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Three people arrested in major methamphetamine bust

Three people believed to have ties to a Mexican drug-trafficking organization appeared in court Monday afternoon to face...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by visit portugal, on Mar 6, 2012 at 10:41 am | 79 comments | 21803 Views

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Santa Clara County supervisors consider mandatory mental health treatment for those with severe illness

Santa Clara County supervisors will decide whether to use court-ordered treatment to help those suffering from severe mental...

Original post made on May. 23, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on May 25, 2021 at 10:28 am | 9 comments | 21709 Views

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Bicyclist has major injuries after Stanford crash

A Menlo Park man was struck by a motorist in the early morning darkness at Stanford University on Wednesday, according to...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 25, 2013 at 6:31 pm | 33 comments | 21695 Views

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New COVID-19 variant increasing in Bay Area, linked to Kaiser San Jose outbreak

The L452R variant of COVID-19 -- being identified by viral genomic sequencing in the Bay Area -- has been linked to the Kaiser...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2021
Last comment by Mondoman, on Jan 20, 2021 at 6:09 pm | 3 comments | 21143 Views

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People age 65+ can now get vaccinated anywhere in Santa Clara County

COVID-19 vaccinations will now be available to all residents and workers in Santa Clara County who are 65 years and older,...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 13, 2021 at 2:04 pm | 22 comments | 21109 Views

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This Palo Alto couple raised $670K to help fight India's second COVID-19 wave. Their battle is still not over.

Kanika and Rohit Mediratta are just some of many Bay Area-based Indian Americans aiding the fight against COVID-19 from 8,000...

Original post made on May. 21, 2021
Last comment by JB, on May 23, 2021 at 9:00 pm | 15 comments | 21106 Views

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COVID-19 treatments, vaccines could be ready by early 2021, Fauci tells Stanford Medicine

The prognosis for getting a handle on the deadly COVID-19 disease could be good if the public is responsible for its actions...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2020
Last comment by dr, on Jul 16, 2020 at 10:28 am | 6 comments | 21036 Views

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Profile: The many worlds of George Marcus

George Marcus, a Palo Alto-based developer and University of California regent, has never been shy about going his own way,...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Who is John Gault?, on Jun 24, 2011 at 7:41 am | 5 comments | 20905 Views

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Buena Vista owner hits another snag

The owner of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park must go back and further revise his plan for compensating the residents who would...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Vote AGAINST D, on Oct 25, 2013 at 9:10 pm | 37 comments | 20827 Views

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'It feels really, really free': After 14 days in coronavirus quarantine, mother and daughter return home to Palo Alto

A Palo Alto mother and daughter returned home Tuesday after spending weeks at the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2020
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 6, 2020 at 8:07 am | 16 comments | 20819 Views

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Advocates disagree on solutions to airplane noise

Residents throughout the Midpeninsula and Santa Cruz area agree that airplanes going to San Francisco International Airport...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 16, 2016 at 11:44 am | 243 comments | 20687 Views

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Sutter Health, Blue Shield in contract dispute

Hundreds of thousands of people have been told they will need to switch doctors soon due to a contract dispute between Sutter...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Eve in Mountain View, on Jan 28, 2015 at 11:42 am | 37 comments | 20346 Views
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