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A 26-foot high marquis has been installed outside the Grocery Outlet on Alma Street in Palo Alto. (CBS)

Large Sign At Palo Alto Supermarket Draws Complaints

A supermarket that is expected to open in Palo Alto’s Alma Village next month is already drawing complaints over a large marquee that recently went up. The business owner said the sign is crucial for the grocery store’s survival.

03/10/2014

This home Emerson Street in Palo Alto sold for $1.6 million. (CBS)

Palo Alto Home Sells For $1.6 Million Despite Cracked Foundation, Nearby Train

A buyer snapped up 202 Emerson Street in an all-cash deal for a cool $1.6 million, which included the bars on the front door, cracks in the foundation and some missing bricks on the 1,100 square foot home. The house is also just steps from noisy Caltrain tracks.

02/19/2014

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Curly Wigged Gunman Wanted In Botched Palo Alto Gas Station Robbery

Police in Palo Alto are searching for a man wearing a curly wig who attempted to rob a gas station at gunpoint on Saturday night.

02/17/2014

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan

Mark Zuckerberg, Wife Most Generous American Philanthropists In 2013

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, were the most generous American philanthropists in 2013.

02/10/2014

Ryan Goodson was arrested after allegedly assaulting a Palo Alto police officer. (Palo Alto Police)

Fresno Man Arrested After Physical Altercation With Palo Alto Cop

A Fresno man was arrested Thursday afternoon after getting into a physical altercation with an officer in downtown Palo Alto, police said Friday.

02/07/2014

Palo Alto police arrested Lee James Daniels after he fled into a creek. (Bay City News)

Man Arrested After Fleeing Police Into Palo Alto Creek, Nearly Drowning

A man fleeing from police jumped into a Palo Alto creek on Tuesday but nearly drowned and was rescued by a pursuing officer, police said Friday.

01/31/2014

Police sketch of a suspect in a home invasion robbery in Palo Alto on January 23, 2014. The suspect is described as a man in his 20s standing 6' tall, weighing 180 pounds, unshaven, wearing a dark sweatshirt. He was last seen in a "boxy" light-colored sedan with two other suspects. (Palo Alto Police)

Palo Alto Release Sketch Of Home Invasion Robbery Suspect

Police released a sketch of a suspect in a Thursday morning home invasion robbery in Palo Alto who made two elderly residents lie on the floor as he stole their property.

01/25/2014

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Elderly Victims Forced To Lie On Floor At Gunpoint In Palo Alto Home Invasion

Three men, one armed with a handgun, invaded a home in Palo Alto Thursday morning and made two elderly people lie on the floor before stealing property and fleeing, police said.

01/23/2014

Mark Zuckerberg (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Zuckerberg, Wife Donate $5 Million To Silicon Valley Hospital

The gift—announced Wednesday—will cover part of the $29 million cost for adding another facility to the Ravenswood Family Health Center in East Palo Alto. That’s not far from Facebook Inc.’s headquarters in Menlo Park.

01/22/2014

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Google To Buy Palo Alto’s Nest Labs For $3.2 Billion

Google will pay $3.2 billion to buy Nest Labs, which develops high-tech versions of devices like thermostats and smoke detectors, in its second-largest acquisition ever.

01/13/2014

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