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Palo Alto area pagans to celebrate Samhain

On Halloween night, when trick-or-treaters in peaked hats and green makeup roam Palo Alto's streets, a roomful of real witches...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by Gaeilge, on Oct 31, 2010 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 2597 Views

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Veteran librarian named Palo Alto interim director

Palo Alto resident Ned Himmel will serve as the city's interim library department director until a replacement for retiring...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Diane C., on Nov 1, 2010 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 2504 Views

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Absentee ballots 'smudge' snafu needs erasers

More than 100,000 Santa Clara County mail-in ballots need to have an ink smudge hand erased before they can be counted,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Angry Voter, on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 6 comments | 1623 Views

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Foothill-De Anza measure trails with 57 percent

Foothill-De Anza Community College District's Measure E -- which required a two-thirds majority to pass -- was trailing in...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by chris, on Nov 4, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 11 comments | 3174 Views

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Officials, residents try to sniff out source of gas smell

A "strong gas smell" permeated a large area of south Palo Alto late this morning, bringing out firefighters and residents...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by anon, on Nov 4, 2010 at 11:00 pm | 26 comments | 4263 Views

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Masked man robs Menlo Park Quiznos at gunpoint

Police are searching for a masked man who robbed a Menlo Park Quiznos at gunpoint Tuesday night. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by BBR, on Nov 4, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 4 comments | 1966 Views

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Things quiet at polls, but not as quiet as June

The box of mail-in ballots at the Christian Reformed Church in Palo Alto filled to the brim early Tuesday afternoon, prompting...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Nov 4, 2010 at 12:01 am | 1 comment | 2211 Views

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Burglar makes off with liquor, laptop in Palo Alto

An apartment in the 600 block of Waverley Street in Palo Alto was burglarized sometime Saturday night or early Sunday morning...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2299 Views

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VIDEO: A Giant celebration in San Francisco

Palo Alto Weekly staff members Rachel Hatch and Rachel Palmer ventured out to San Francisco Wednesday (Nov. 3) to capture...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Nov 8, 2010 at 8:10 am | 2 comments | 2844 Views

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Hunting the elusive image

Some nature photographers are the picture of patience. They'll sit for hours waiting for that faultless angle of light. Other...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 7, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 2018 Views

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Hundreds attend 'high speed boondoggle' rally

Hundreds of critics of California's proposed high-speed rail project packed into Burlingame's Caltrain station Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1975 Views

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More than 500 attend 'high speed boondoggle' rally

Hundreds of critics of California's proposed high-speed rail project packed into Burlingame's Caltrain station Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Thiago, on Apr 12, 2013 at 9:00 am | 54 comments | 8395 Views

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Palo Alto to consider smoke-alarm requirement

Palo Alto could become the second California city to require builders, landlords and homeowners working on construction projects...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on Nov 8, 2010 at 10:10 pm | 3 comments | 2117 Views

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Boy on bike collides with bus in Palo Alto

A 13-year-old boy suffered a broken nose and cuts to his face this morning when he collided with a school bus while riding...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by George K., on Nov 10, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 32 comments | 2734 Views

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Palo Alto to require 'better' smoke alarms

Palo Alto became the second city in California to strengthen its requirements for smoke alarms after the City Council agreed...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Better Safe Than Sorry, on Nov 12, 2010 at 8:10 am | 19 comments | 8853 Views

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The littlest groundbreaker ...

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation broke ground this morning on a brand-new headquarters building that will pull its...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Steven, on Nov 11, 2010 at 9:14 am | 4 comments | 2196 Views

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Menlo council approves BevMo with 3-2 vote

The Menlo Park City Council upheld the Planning Commission's decision to let Beverages & More open a store in a spot that's...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Former Employee, on Nov 12, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 9 comments | 2472 Views

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Mountain View approves cell tower on church

Despite outcry about radiation exposure at an adjacent preschool, the city's zoning administrator approved a cell phone tower...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Jan 13, 2011 at 8:04 pm | 21 comments | 5748 Views

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A visual feast

Local shutterbugs have a way to share their best photos with the public. Palo Alto Online has introduced an online picture...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Nov 11, 2010 at 2:25 pm | 2 comments | 2185 Views

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A gift to downtown shoppers: Relaxed parking regulations

In the spirit of holiday goodwill, the City of Palo Alto will temporarily relax restrictions in city parking garages to give...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 14, 2010 at 5:02 am | 6 comments | 2153 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

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