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Palo Altan receives French Legion of Honor medal

Sixty-six years after he stormed onto Omaha Beach in France in the early hours of World War II's D-Day invasion, Alfred Pepper,...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Disgusted with peters comments, on Dec 22, 2010 at 10:45 am | 31 comments | 3959 Views

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Radioactive particles in the Bay Area

According to scientists and health officials, the radioactive particles arriving in the Bay Area but pose no risk. Mercury...

Original post made by Ann on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 23, 2011 at 5:47 pm | 31 comments | 4670 Views

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Plan for bridge over 101 speeds up in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's quest to give bicyclists and pedestrians in the southern part of the city year-round access to the Baylands gained...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by Occasional biker, on Dec 6, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 31 comments | 4615 Views

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Plan to modernize Caltrain sails through regional commission

Caltrain's stalled effort to electrify its tracks flickered to life Wednesday morning when the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Mar 31, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 31 comments | 6330 Views

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Changes ahead for Stanford Shopping Center

Stanford Shopping Center would build five new retail buildings, including a "lifestyle" center and a smaller Bloomingdale's...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Torquatus, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 31 comments | 40357 Views

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Palo Alto eyes three new schools at Cubberley

Palo Alto would build three new schools at Cubberley Community Center as part of a new concept that top city and school officials...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Katie, on Apr 11, 2012 at 3:28 pm | 31 comments | 4354 Views

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Kleiner Perkins answers sex-discrimination lawsuit

Claiming a female employee has "twisted facts and events in an attempt to create legal claims where none exist," Kleiner...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 21, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 31 comments | 3181 Views

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Arson suspected in Palo Alto hills fires

A "person of interest" has been identified by police and fire officials in connection with five fires that burned Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:56 am | 31 comments | 5407 Views

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Palo Alto to consider design contest for 101 bike bridge

Just two years ago, Palo Alto's proposed bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 was a pipe dream, one of the most expensive components...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 25, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 31 comments | 10264 Views

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Palo Alto kicks bike-share system into gear

Commuters and traffic-weary residents can cruise Palo Alto on readily available rented bicycles, now that the city has 75...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 31, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 31 comments | 11435 Views

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Making a new downtown

On Aug. 19, 1904, a grocer named Frank Backus joined dozens of merchants and fellow Mayfield residents in asking the Board...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Resident5, on Mar 21, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 31 comments | 14161 Views

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Cell tower on verge of approval for Little League field

It took many extra innings, but Verizon Wireless is now poised to score the winning run in its long and controversial effort...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Slow Down, on Sep 28, 2015 at 11:29 am | 31 comments | 6465 Views

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Interpretation of exemptions trips up school parcel tax

In response to a reversal by Santa Clara County Counsel on its interpretation of a legal statute regarding parcel-tax exemptions...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 28, 2015 at 3:44 pm | 31 comments | 5891 Views

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Parking-permit program launches downtown

After years of pleading and planning, downtown Palo Alto's long-awaited parking-permit program officially kicked off this...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by sunshine, on Sep 17, 2015 at 11:23 am | 31 comments | 5818 Views

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Edgewood Plaza developer faces growing fine

The developer of Edgewood Plaza is now facing a fine of $1,000 per day for not replacing the vacant grocery store formerly...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Oct 17, 2015 at 11:49 am | 31 comments | 5995 Views

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New deal to keep CinéArts Theatre open for two years

Palo Alto's popular CinéArts theater will remain open for at least two more years, thanks to a new agreement between the...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Feb 7, 2017 at 4:01 pm | 31 comments | 6585 Views

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What do you think of the new Restaurants section?

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Original post made by Eric on Mar. 21, 2007
Last comment by Arnold79, on Oct 22, 2009 at 7:21 pm | 31 comments | 8988 Views

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Shop Talk

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Original post made on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by yves, on Feb 17, 2012 at 8:44 pm | 31 comments | 9315 Views

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Utility bill shock

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Original post made by Margaret on Jan. 1, 2007
Last comment by Elise, on Oct 28, 2008 at 11:58 pm | 30 comments | 7872 Views

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What Kind Of Forum Is This??

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Original post made by Observer on Jan. 31, 2007
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 2, 2007 at 4:30 pm | 30 comments | 5317 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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