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There really are dangers from wireless emissions

In his recent guest opinion, Leon Beauchman, director of a wireless initiative, assures us that wireless emissions are safe...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Jay Chesavage, on Jun 9, 2011 at 7:44 am | 5 comments | 2261 Views

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Egrets and herons, oh my!

They're large and white with spectacular plumage pompadours and they make otherworldly sounds like ET. Snowy egrets are flocking...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by very1silent, on Jun 7, 2011 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 3242 Views

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High-end purse thieves pepper spray security

Two burly men with a taste for Diane von Furstenberg handbags snatched 13 of the designer purses Saturday (June 4) and ran...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Jun 8, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 9 comments | 1695 Views

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Palo Alto History Museum permit challenged

A founding member of a Palo Alto group dedicated to preserving the city's history has filed an appeal of a permit to build...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Katie Christman, on Sep 16, 2011 at 6:29 pm | 24 comments | 3994 Views

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Palo Alto seeks tougher tobacco laws

Smoking is hardly a burning issue in Palo Alto, but those who make it their vice of choice could soon encounter new pressures...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by DemVsGop, on Jun 11, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 30 comments | 3036 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Dr. Ed Weiss

Ed Weiss, M.D., has been a pioneering practitioner of acupuncture in Palo Alto for more than 35 years. In his video, he shares...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by Kim, on Jun 11, 2011 at 9:46 pm | 1 comment | 4660 Views

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Thieves hit Duveneck Elementary School

Thieves who entered through an open window at Duveneck Elementary School took computers, digital cameras and thumb drives...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Feasible, on Jun 13, 2011 at 11:49 am | 12 comments | 2315 Views

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Solve poverty, global warming with science, grads told

Mexico President Felipe Calderon Sunday urged Stanford University graduates to use "the best tools and most advanced knowledge"...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 16, 2011 at 6:26 pm | 15 comments | 3833 Views

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New bridge planned for University Avenue-U.S. Highway 101

A proposed replacement bridge over San Francisquito Creek and U.S. Highway 101 at University Avenue will be discussed at...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2011 at 10:14 pm | 8 comments | 2689 Views

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Doctor linked to student's suicide denied conviction reduction

A Colorado physician who was convicted of illegally supplying prescription drugs that led to a depressed Stanford University...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by fault, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 2414 Views

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Alma Plaza construction gets underway

Alma Plaza, a south Palo Alto development that earned the City Council's approval more than two years ago, hit a milestone...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 20, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 85 comments | 5050 Views

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Fatal Dumbarton crash victim was from Palo Alto

A Palo Alto man has been identified as the victim of a fatal crash on the Dumbarton Bridge on Tuesday (June 14), according...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 17, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 13 comments | 2356 Views

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Burmese icon to speak to local alliance

The Burmese American Women's Alliance (BAWA) holds an event every year in honor of Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Friend Of Burma, on Jun 16, 2011 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2090 Views

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New dog run, turf planned for El Camino Park

Palo Alto's bustling El Camino Park will soon be equipped with a new synthetic turf, a granite pathway and a dog park as...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by GoodIdea, on Jun 17, 2011 at 9:24 pm | 15 comments | 2048 Views

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RECENT HOME SALES

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=21488 posted Wednesday, June 15, 2011, 2:22...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
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Groupon to expand Palo Alto presence

Groupon, Inc., plans to dramatically expand its presence in Palo Alto in the coming months, when it takes over a Park Boulevard...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by wow, on Jun 17, 2011 at 5:13 pm | 5 comments | 2368 Views

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Scholarship winners, grads, to be feted Saturday

Fifteen graduating high school seniors from East Palo Alto, eastern Menlo Park and Redwood City will pick up $12,000 scholarships...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by George K., on Jun 17, 2011 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 3004 Views

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University Ave. to close Sunday for music festival

World Music Day is coming back to Palo Alto for the third year on Sunday (June 19). This time, the dance floor's a lot bigger....

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by car free Sundays!, on Jun 20, 2011 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 2882 Views

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World Music Day rocks downtown Palo Alto

World Music Day returned to Palo Alto for the third year on Sunday (June 19). This time, the dance floor was a lot bigger....

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by Tim, on Jun 23, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 2336 Views

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Day-care center fights hospital expansion

Stanford University Medical Center officials scored a major victory two weeks ago, when Palo Alto approved a dramatic expansion...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by Just another guy in the crowd, on Jun 23, 2011 at 12:44 am | 42 comments | 3159 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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