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The Internet continued to change the way residents got their news and talked about it with one another. This year, more than 20 percent more people visited Palo Canada Goose Jackets Alto Online, the Weekly's news canada goose outlet new york city website, than the previous year.

Electra van Bragt, whose son buy canada goose jacket cheap allegedly canada goose outlet uk sale stabbed and killed her gentleman friend, Robert Haggquist, on March 7, said that her son drove to Palo Alto from Auburn because "he had a dream that Bob was trying to kill me. uk canada goose outlet He was trying to protect canada goose outlet store uk me."

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2. Woman canada goose outlet jailed after disturbance at Whole Foods

After canada goose outlet black friday taking off her underwear in Whole Foods Market in Palo Alto, a middle aged canada goose outlet woman was arrested Jan. 18. "She was sitting and screaming," Palo Alto Police Sgt. Natasha Powers said.

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3. School board: Fight 'devastating' state $$ cuts

The community should protest "devastating, unprecedented" cheap canada goose uk state budget cuts that could take $1 million from Palo Alto schools and $4.4 billion from schools statewide, the school board urged Feb. 12 then it did so.

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4. Researchers claim to have found 'Bigfoot' canada goose black friday sale body

Three "Bigfoot" seekers, including a Redwood City man cheap canada goose who released a documentary canada goose outlet uk titled "Bigfoot Lives," claimed they had the body of one and planned to release a photo and what they said canada goose outlet parka was DNA evidence at a news conference in Palo Alto Aug. 15.

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5. Car crash kills one along Page Mill Road

A buy canada goose jacket crash involving two vehicles along Page Mill Road left one person dead and four others injured. July 3, according to officials.

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6. Stanford students' vehicle veered off road, canada goose CHP says

The Oct. 10 crash that killed three Stanford University Graduate School of canada goose outlet nyc Business students happened when the driver of the 2005 green Jeep Cherokee "allowed canada goose outlet shop it go over the west side of the highway," according Canada Goose Parka to the California Highway Patrol.

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7. Palo Alto Compadres restaurant abruptly closes

Compadres Bar and Grill in Palo Alto abruptly closed late Sept. 22, sending stunned staff members home some still wearing their Compadres shirts as General Manager Scott Enos apologized to arriving customers.

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8. 'Skimmers' threaten area ATM users' funds

ATM users beware cash machines can harbor an illegal credit or bank card copying device, known as a "skimmer." The Midpeninsula is experiencing a jump in skimming cases, which started around March 13.