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Ban on car dwelling heads to City Council

Palo Alto's status as the only city in the area to allow living in vehicles could end on July 25, when the City Council is...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by Edgarpoet, on Aug 29, 2011 at 1:57 pm | 47 comments | 5103 Views

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Shooting leaves Menlo Park teen fighting for life

A 19-year-old Menlo Park woman was shot early Wednesday morning (July 13) in East Palo Alto and has life-threatening injuries,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by jazzylsweetie, on Jul 18, 2011 at 12:05 am | 35 comments | 3611 Views

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What the clubs do

There are dozens of service and fraternal clubs on the Midpeninsula. Here are the histories of a few of them: Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by mark, on Jul 14, 2011 at 12:30 am | 1 comment | 2143 Views

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Infant's accused killer pleads not guilty

A 17-year-old boy accused of fatally shooting an infant in East Palo Alto last month pleaded not guilty to murder in San...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
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PG&E to test gas pipeline beneath Palo Alto

PG&E will conduct pressure-testing in the next two months on its gas transmission line running through Palo Alto, the utility...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 15, 2011 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 1548 Views

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House committee kills Hangar One funding

Hopes for federal money to save Moffett Field's historic Hangar One were dashed on Tuesday when it was announced that the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 19, 2011 at 6:33 am | 18 comments | 20729 Views

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Caltrain has escaped cuts for now, but what's next?

The final piece of funding to secure at least one year of no-cuts to Caltrain's operating schedule was approved last month....

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ahem, on Jan 8, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 6 comments | 2242 Views

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Monroe Park

When Bill and Hollie Halpin decided to leave their home in San Jose for Palo Alto, they searched meticulously for a community...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by herzing girl, on Jul 16, 2011 at 4:09 pm | 1 comment | 1429 Views

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Palo Alto close to decision on binding arbitration

Palo Alto's November ballot could expand Monday night when the City Council decides whether to give the voters a say on changing...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jul 20, 2011 at 9:33 am | 7 comments | 1490 Views

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Mountain View's Vargas: America's most famous undocumented immigrant

Following his startling personal story in The New York Times magazine, Mountain View's Pulitzer Prize-winner Jose Antonio...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Jul 20, 2011 at 6:28 pm | 16 comments | 1830 Views

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Grocery store to open at Alma Plaza in 2012

A supermarket will be the first retail tenant at the new Alma Plaza development in Palo Alto, city officials announced Monday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by food, on Jul 23, 2011 at 1:21 am | 35 comments | 2433 Views

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The ultimate do-it-yourself project

Aside from the unfinished landscaping and a few missing pieces of furniture, it's hard to tell Sam and Alice Katwan are recovering...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by rebuilt, on Jul 20, 2011 at 9:21 am | 2 comments | 2723 Views

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New auxiliary lanes being built on 101

Caltrans crews today will break ground on a project to build auxiliary lanes along a three-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 101...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Donald, on Jul 20, 2011 at 6:17 pm | 13 comments | 1920 Views

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City moves forward with whistle-blower hotline

Palo Alto's city workers will soon have a new tool for reporting fraud, waste and abuse at City Hall -- a hotline that would...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by doronlevin, on Oct 12, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 7 comments | 1755 Views

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Silicon Valley tech industry on rise, study shows

Silicon Valley's tech industry is emerging from recession and heading for a 15 percent growth in jobs over the next two years,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Jul 21, 2011 at 3:54 am | 3 comments | 1611 Views

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Palo Alto delays debate on vehicle-dwelling ban

Palo Alto officials are delaying their plan to institute a ban on vehicle dwelling after hearing complaints about the proposed...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Edgarpoet, on Aug 20, 2011 at 12:37 pm | 79 comments | 3301 Views

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Grocer to bring Berkeley flavor to Alma Plaza

Fans of the popular Berkeley Bowl supermarket will have plenty to smile about when Palo Alto's newest grocery store opens...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by cakegirl, on Aug 6, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 54 comments | 8966 Views

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County considers adopting heritage oak 'Granny'

People plan estates for their parents, their spouses, their children and pets. Now some Menlo Park residents are being asked...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 21, 2011 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 1504 Views

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Headache clinic to open at Stanford

A new clinic dedicated to arguably one of the most common human ailments -- the headache -- will open on July 28 at Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by needit, on Jul 22, 2011 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 2365 Views

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Shop Talk: 'Desire' and 'Prestige'

THE END OF PRESTIGE ... After 57 years as a mainstay in Palo Alto's Town & Country Village shopping center, women's-clothing...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2011
Last comment by midtowner, on Jul 25, 2011 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 2377 Views
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