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Bullet shatters Palo Alto window; no injuries

Apparent New Year's revelry turned into a headache for one Crescent Park neighborhood homeowner when a .22-caliber bullet...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2012
Last comment by vet, on Jan 4, 2012 at 7:20 am | 17 comments | 1775 Views

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Report: Halt state funding for high-speed rail

California's quest to build a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles suffered a heavy blow Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by TunnelTalk, on Jan 10, 2012 at 10:53 pm | 21 comments | 3476 Views

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Update: Council takes home off of historic inventory

A Palo Alto homeowner succeeded in having his 1895 home taken off of the city's Historic Building Inventory Monday night,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Rose, on Jan 11, 2012 at 4:35 pm | 15 comments | 3035 Views

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The end of a mighty oak

A 250-year-old valley oak was being cut down at 740 Kendall Ave. Friday morning. The tree stood in an open field in Barron...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 10, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 6 comments | 2629 Views

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Tomorrow's events (Jan. 10)

[http://galleryhouse2.com/current.html Art: 'Trails and Tales'] Stone sculptor George Perazzo and pastel artist Charlotte...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by charlotte, on Jan 9, 2012 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1359 Views

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Alma Plaza to get new traffic signal

Seeking to make life easier for shoppers at the city's renovated Alma Plaza, Palo Alto officials are planning to install...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Not a Fan, on Apr 10, 2012 at 10:51 pm | 32 comments | 2494 Views

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Ramona Street home no longer 'historic'

Christopher Pickett's Ramona Street home was built in 1895, but on Monday the Palo Alto City Council agreed with Pickett...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Jan 12, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 39 comments | 3291 Views

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Wednesday declared another 'Spare the Air' day

Weather conditions forecast for Wednesday are expected to create unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area, and the Bay Area...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by smokey, on Jan 10, 2012 at 6:41 pm | 4 comments | 1596 Views

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Enrico Fermi Award for Burton Richter, former SLAC director

Nobel Prize winner Burton Richter, director of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) in Menlo Park from 1984 to 1999,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Coward, on Jan 13, 2012 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 1683 Views

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Downed power lines spark Mountain View fire

Mountain View fire crews were able to control a vegetation fire sparked by downed high voltage power lines near the Microsoft...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by peninsula commuter, on Jan 14, 2012 at 7:59 am | 6 comments | 1784 Views

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Feature story: Skating through time

Olympic champion Brian Boitano has skated on ice rinks throughout the world. He even skated on a glacier in 1988. But some...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by S8marie, on Jan 15, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 5800 Views

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Wood-burning ban in place for Saturday

A Spare the Air alert has been issued in the Bay Area for Saturday, the 15th daylong wood-burning ban in the region during...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by smokey, on Jan 14, 2012 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 1412 Views

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Neighbors lobby for new road in research park

A new road northwest of Page Mill Road that could divert traffic from the College Terrace neighborhood will be looked at...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2012
Last comment by Burdens galore, on Jan 23, 2012 at 8:56 pm | 133 comments | 4761 Views

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Hundreds celebrate aboard 'Freedom Train'

After singing a rendition of "We Shall Overcome" at Caltrain's San Mateo station, hundreds of Bay Area residents of all ages...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by tru data, on Jan 17, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 2565 Views

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Menlo Park man to receive Commendation Medal

More than 60 years after the USS Aaron Ward was hit by kamikaze and bomb attacks during World War II, one overlooked African-American...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Kyle Paxton, on Apr 25, 2012 at 5:09 pm | 6 comments | 2639 Views

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PG&E testing to cause Alma traffic diversion

Continued testing on PG&E's Line 132 is expected to cause traffic along Alma Street to be redirected for 10 days starting...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Jan 18, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 7 comments | 3463 Views

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Palo Alto weighs tough choices for fixing infrastructure

Seeking to get a better grip on the city's gaping infrastructure needs, Palo Alto officials on Tuesday delved into a long-awaited...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 20, 2012 at 11:17 am | 17 comments | 2679 Views

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Tech leaders meet with Vice President Joe Biden

Vice President Joe Biden dined with an A-list of tech business leaders at Zibibbo restaurant in downtown Palo Alto Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Stuart JR, on Jan 20, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 29 comments | 3279 Views

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Guest Opinion: Creating their own fields of dreams

I woke up with a startle and a feeling like someone was slowly driving an ice pick into my neck. Very quickly I realized...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 21, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments | 2016 Views

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Grand jury knocks Woodside building-permit process

The town of Woodside’s building-permit process came in for criticism Tuesday from the San Mateo County civil grand jury,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Keely Thomas-Moore, on Jan 20, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 1364 Views
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