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Palo Alto Fire Department unveils new ambulances

Cardiac patients who lay unresponsive on a Palo Alto Fire Department gurney will have a better chance of survival thanks...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Tom M, on Jan 31, 2012 at 3:52 pm | 22 comments | 3721 Views

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Cupertino Councilman Chang challenges Simitian for supervisor seat

Barry Chang, a Cupertino city councilman who has vigorously fought pollution by the Lehigh Southwest Cement Company, is challenging...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by JW, on Jan 25, 2012 at 9:08 am | 9 comments | 2370 Views

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Ten people escape East Palo Alto house fire

Ten people escaped from a house fire in East Palo Alto Monday afternoon, Menlo Park Fire District officials said. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 25, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 11 comments | 1736 Views

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Palo Alto advised to change its ambulance service

Palo Alto's emergency medical services are already among the best in the region, but the city's program could benefit from...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Also..., on Jan 26, 2012 at 1:01 am | 10 comments | 2625 Views

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Eshoo finds few surprises in 'exceptional' State of the Union

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, said President Obama threw down a "challenge to the Congress" in his State of the Union...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jan 29, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 7 comments | 2129 Views

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Mountain View City Council passes smoking ban

It just got a lot harder to smoke in Mountain View. On Tuesday night the City Council narrowly passed a ban on smoking near...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by some guy, on Jan 28, 2012 at 10:32 am | 4 comments | 2305 Views

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Golf course architect presents new plan

Golf-course architect Forrest Richardson presented a new plan for reconfiguring Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course, which would...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Jan 30, 2012 at 2:10 pm | 27 comments | 2341 Views

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'Cosmo girl' icon gives $30 million to Stanford, Columbia

Famed Cosmopolitan magazine editor Helen Gurley Brown is donating $30 million for a bicoastal "media innovation institute"...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Pad, on Feb 2, 2012 at 8:50 pm | 4 comments | 2016 Views

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Rare falcon rescued in Palo Alto dies

A rare falcon that was found injured in Palo Alto has been euthanized, a Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA spokesman said Monday. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Feb 1, 2012 at 9:51 am | 5 comments | 1499 Views

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Facebook unveils bike plan

Making the streets of Menlo Park and East Palo Alto safer for bicyclists has hit the top of Facebook's community "to do"...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Feb 2, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 17 comments | 2197 Views

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Cafe vendor chosen for Mitchell Park Library

Palo Alto's quest to bring a cafe to the soon-to-be-completed Mitchell Park Library and Community Center has attracted an...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 6, 2012 at 10:58 am | 37 comments | 3096 Views

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Fresh Market coming to Edgewood Plaza

The Fresh Market, a North Carolina-based, European-style specialty market will open its first West Coast store at Edgewood...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Pete , on Apr 10, 2013 at 12:54 pm | 80 comments | 12004 Views

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Stanford announces commencement speakers

Cory Booker, former Stanford University football player, Rhodes scholar and current mayor of Newark, N.J., will address graduates...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Damning with faint praise, on Feb 10, 2012 at 4:06 pm | 3 comments | 5305 Views

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Affordable Tree House apartment complex celebrates opening

Palo Alto's newest affordable housing development, located on 488 West Charleston Road, will hold its grand opening Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Orr, on Feb 13, 2012 at 6:21 pm | 11 comments | 2813 Views

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Prop 13: The elephant is finally in the room

Calling California's tax system "broken," the head of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation called this week for a re-examination...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by loopholes, on Aug 22, 2013 at 10:41 am | 97 comments | 6926 Views

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Lifetimes of Achievements honorees announced

Palo Alto nonprofit organization Avenidas Inc. recognized six seniors for their community contributions by naming them Lifetimes...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Another neighbor, on Feb 11, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 2330 Views

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Around Town

<B>A BANNER YEAR ... </B>Residents near downtown Palo Alto have long bemoaned the intrusion of downtown employees into their...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 10, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 1712 Views

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Animal Services Center busy but outdated

Just south of Palo Alto's Municipal Services Center on East Bayshore Road stands a squat building in which dogs slightly...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Forest, on Feb 23, 2012 at 10:55 am | 38 comments | 2797 Views

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A final tribute to Coach Parks

When former Menlo-Atherton High football coach Ben Parks passed away in his sleep on Aug. 19 at age 77, there was an immediate...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Robert Caron, on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:13 pm | 1 comment | 1745 Views

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For love of a lute

Doris Williams was raised in the birthplace of General Motors, but the culture she experienced at home in and around Flint,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by Carol, on May 23, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 2 comments | 5590 Views
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