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Photo gallery spotlight: 'End of an era'

The Palo Alto Online Photo Gallery features hundreds of images -- including this picture of the demolition of the Sears building...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 21, 2011 at 12:53 am | 1 comment | 2429 Views

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Plans for California Avenue continue to evolve

Palo Alto's plan to redesign the commercial stretch of California Avenue -- a plan that has galvanized a small community...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 26, 2011 at 10:55 am | 24 comments | 2803 Views

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Teacher blames fatal accident on sun glare

A teacher who struck and killed a 6-year-old East Palo Alto girl in a crosswalk Sept. 28 told police that sun glare prevented...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by john, on Nov 23, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 35 comments | 7136 Views

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A Measure E primer

The pros and cons of Measure E. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22944 posted...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Dumb measure, on Oct 22, 2011 at 10:03 pm | 2 comments | 2267 Views

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Serial bank robber hits banks in Los Altos, Sunnyvale

A man who robbed two U.S. Bank branches within 20 minutes of each other on Monday is a serial bank robber who has struck...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Oct 26, 2011 at 7:30 pm | 8 comments | 2431 Views

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Ordinance for music at Lytton Plaza gets shelved

Saying they haven't heard enough from the public, Palo Alto Parks and Recreation commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by John, on Oct 29, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 18 comments | 2851 Views

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HP to keep personal computer division

HP announced Thursday it will keep its personal computer operations, stepping away from a suggestion by a former CEO in August...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Oct 27, 2011 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 2836 Views

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Hohbach gives Palo Alto an ultimatum

Developer Harold Hohbach is demanding the Palo Alto City Council accept his plans for a three-story building at 195 Page...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by JO, on Oct 29, 2011 at 8:00 am | 12 comments | 2309 Views

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VIDEO: 212 pounds of pumpkin pride

Dennis McClellan, store director of Piazza's Fine Foods, talks about his pride and joy -- a 212 pound pumpkin he grew. Video...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Cute!, on Oct 28, 2011 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 2685 Views

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Winter Spare the Air season starts Tuesday

Come Tuesday, you'll have to think twice before burning logs in your fireplace or any other solid fuel because Nov. 1 marks...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2011
Last comment by someone, on Oct 30, 2011 at 10:31 pm | 2 comments | 2061 Views

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Love affair with baseball, labor law, is worth the read

==BI Stanford author== William B. Gould IV retains his lifelong passion for two things: the law, specifically labor law,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 13, 2011 at 9:46 am | 3 comments | 2126 Views

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Supes up ante on Stanford's Alpine trail offer

In the five-year poker game between Stanford University and the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors over the fate of a...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by stanfordtrials(andtribulations), on Nov 3, 2011 at 10:28 pm | 19 comments | 2389 Views

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Upkeep for Eichlers

Eichler homes -- those mid-century marvels with huge windows, open floor plans and clean lines -- are prevalent in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Syed W Hussain, on Apr 5, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 13 comments | 9713 Views

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Palo Alto tackles Cubberley's conundrum

For Palo Alto officials, the sprawling Cubberley Community Center in the southern portion of the city is both a head-scratching...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 8, 2011 at 8:13 am | 29 comments | 3423 Views

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PG&E gas-main leak detected near Palo Alto

Workers examining a section of a PG&E gas main discovered a small leak near Palo Alto, a Pacific Gas and Electric Company...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Nov 8, 2011 at 7:44 pm | 14 comments | 2882 Views

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'Lost interview' with Jobs to screen in Palo Alto

A "lost interview" with the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will be screened in Palo Alto Nov. 16 through Nov. 22. Parts...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 7, 2011 at 10:53 pm | 3 comments | 1631 Views

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Palo Alto women's shelter planned

InnVision Hotel de Zink, Palo Alto's only emergency shelter for homeless individuals, is planning to open a 15-bed shelter...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Khalia Parish, on Nov 9, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 10 comments | 2657 Views

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PG&E pipeline may have been damaged by backhoe

A PG&E natural gas pipeline that exploded during pressure testing on Sunday afternoon (Nov. 6), causing a mudslide across...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 8, 2011 at 8:49 am | 5 comments | 2272 Views

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Gordon to hold high-speed-rail meeting in Palo Alto

California's controversial and increasingly expensive high-speed-rail system will be the subject of a public hearing hosted...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Nov 9, 2011 at 10:56 am | 17 comments | 2830 Views

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Changing of crossing guards vexes parents

For the first time in more than a decade, Palo Alto is preparing to hire a new company to manage its ranks of school crossing...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Guard's Wife, on Nov 30, 2011 at 11:20 am | 69 comments | 4986 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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