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Shop Talk: Apple Store on the move at Stanford?

A new Apple Store is quietly beginning construction at the Stanford Shopping Center. No one will publicly talk about it,...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by NP, on May 23, 2012 at 10:38 pm | 6 comments | 10172 Views

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HP to cut 27,000 jobs

Palo Alto tech giant HP announced Wednesday that it would cut 27,000 jobs -- 8 percent of its global workforce -- by the...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Leopold, on May 25, 2012 at 4:24 pm | 38 comments | 4777 Views

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Firefighters battle morning blaze at Paly

An early-morning fire that erupted at Palo Alto High School Thursday will likely delay construction of new classrooms, a...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Phyllis, on May 30, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 21 comments | 4500 Views

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President Obama arrives for Bay Area visit

President Barack Obama arrived Wednesday evening at Moffett Federal Airfield aboard Air Force One. Obama was in the Bay Area...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 25, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 7 comments | 1972 Views

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Former Stanford president Richard Lyman dies

Richard Lyman, whose tenure as provost and later president of Stanford University spanned a tumultuous period of student...

Original post made on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by moi, on May 28, 2012 at 8:40 pm | 3 comments | 3521 Views

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Today's events (May 30)

[http://www.paloaltojcc.org/events/2012/05/30/classes-workshops-lectures/author-encounter-charles-ferguson/ Film lecture:...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on May 29, 2012 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 1497 Views

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Today's events (May 29)

[http://sfopera.com/Learn/Adult-Programs/Preview-Lectures.aspx Music: Opera talk] Stanford humanities professor Stephen...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on May 29, 2012 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 1550 Views

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PG&E to start Palo Alto gas line replacement

A 76-year-old PG&E gas-transmission line scheduled for replacement starting June 11 could cause traffic delays, noise and...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jun 1, 2012 at 8:37 am | 4 comments | 2375 Views

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Art commission welcomes two new members

Expanding the types and mediums of public art are common goals for Patricia Walsh and Vikki Tobak, the newest members of...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on May 31, 2012 at 8:52 am | 7 comments | 4587 Views

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Palo Alto looks to overhaul city fees

Palo Altans looking to tee off at the driving range at the local golf course, board a pet at the city's animal shelter or...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Zeev Wurman, on Jun 2, 2012 at 5:08 pm | 20 comments | 2701 Views

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Tomorrow's events (May 31)

[http://www.foothill.edu/theatre/pestle/ Theater: 'The Knight of the Burning Pestle'] Innuendos abound in the show-within-a-show...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on May 30, 2012 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 1540 Views

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Atherton, Menlo Park continue talks on Facebook EIR dispute

Oh, the irony of it all: The very same company that has encouraged millions of "friends" to get all warm and fuzzy online...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Linder, on May 30, 2012 at 8:26 pm | 8 comments | 1909 Views

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Mitt Romney in Bay Area today for fundraiser

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann are in the Bay Area today for a fundraising trip. Ann Romney...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on May 30, 2012 at 10:06 pm | 13 comments | 3236 Views

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Criticism greets new high-speed rail CEO

Jeff Morales, the newly hired CEO of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, has been hailed as "exactly the right person...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Jun 4, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 14 comments | 2579 Views

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Shop Talk: New grocery stores closer to opening

Going out for a quart of milk will get a lot easier, with four new grocery stores getting closer to opening in this area. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Berkeley Bowl, on Jun 4, 2012 at 9:48 am | 6 comments | 2296 Views

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Juana Briones property up for sale

The embattled property where Palo Alto pioneer rancher Juana Briones once built her home is up for sale for $5.3 million,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 12, 2014 at 12:03 am | 47 comments | 4144 Views

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Early HP engineer Art Fong dies

Arthur Fong, whose work in engineering helped grow a fledgling Hewlett-Packard Company into the world's largest technology...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by TA, on Jun 2, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 5 comments | 3249 Views

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Today's events (June 4)

[http://www.booksinc.net/event/richard-martin-books-inc-mountain-view Author talk: Richard Martin] Richard Martin presents...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 4, 2012 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 1476 Views

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On Deadline: Dick and Jing Lyman personified 'the power of one,' multiplied

The death of Richard W. Lyman May 27 is more than the passing of a former Stanford University president and noted historian...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Vicky Holt Hardy, on Jun 5, 2012 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 3571 Views

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Dragon Theatre takes its show on the road

After six years in downtown Palo Alto, the Dragon Theatre is moving out and up to a space twice as large in Redwood City. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Sherry Bijan, on Jun 6, 2012 at 5:39 pm | 8 comments | 2529 Views
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