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Plan to connect Main Library, Art Center draws ire

A proposal to improve the connection between Palo Alto's Main Library and its Art Center, both on Newell Road, is infuriating...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 9, 2011 at 11:15 am | 24 comments | 2810 Views

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Festivities on the Fourth

With the approach of the Fourth of July comes an opportunity to reflect: on what liberty means, on what a nation is, the...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Abby, on Jul 1, 2011 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 2988 Views

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Two injured in crash near Foothill Expressway

Two people were injured Friday morning (July 1) when a truck and a van collided off Foothill Expressway in Palo Alto, forcing...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by red light, on Jul 1, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1851 Views

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Letters

<B>Online anonymity Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15165 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by No, on Jul 2, 2011 at 5:56 am | 2 comments | 1949 Views

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Trail connections a focus for new POST leader

Creating trail connections among open-space parcels on the Peninsula will be the next great focus of local land preservation,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2011
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Jul 5, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 5908 Views

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East Palo Alto marks anniversary with festival today

East Palo Alto officials will kick off the Independence Day weekend today (Saturday, July 2) with a festival and a fireworks...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 7, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 5 comments | 1755 Views

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Palo Alto Chili Cook-off draws thousands to Mitchell Park

The 30th Annual Palo Alto Summer Festival and Chili Cook-off attracted thousands of people to Mitchell Park Monday. The annual...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Gus L., on Jul 5, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 7 comments | 2741 Views

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Feature story: Surrounded by superheroes

Dealing in comics many fans would involuntarily drool over is standard practice for Lee's Comics founder Lee Hester. ==B...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 5, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 2618 Views

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Gang violence topic of conference in EPA

Gang violence in East Palo Alto is the subject of a day-long conference that will bring federal, state and local law enforcement...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by An East Palo Alto Resident, on Dec 13, 2011 at 11:16 am | 10 comments | 1811 Views

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Two mountain lion sightings reported in Woodside

A mountain lion was seen early Tuesday morning in Woodside, San Mateo County emergency officials said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by AndSmallDogs, on Jul 6, 2011 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1646 Views

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Caltrain to mount cameras on front of trains

Video cameras mounted on the fronts of locomotives could be installed by Caltrain in August, pending a clarification of how...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Koa, on Jul 8, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 9 comments | 2489 Views

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Palo Alto challenges regional growth projections

A regional plan to promote "sustainable communities" is facing a chorus of opposition from Palo Alto and other cities, many...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2011
Last comment by Steve Raney, on Jul 14, 2011 at 6:29 pm | 35 comments | 4154 Views

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Palo Alto pug brings smile to dental patients

Dentist Lori Doran-Garcia's Palo Alto office is equipped with the usual features: reclining examination chairs, sample toothbrushes,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2011
Last comment by Dara, on Nov 5, 2011 at 7:49 am | 14 comments | 5887 Views

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Firefighters save Maddux Drive home from blaze

A smoky fire was quickly doused by Palo Alto firefighters this morning after a garage erupted in a blaze in the 3100 block...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by F. Evans., on Jul 15, 2011 at 7:09 am | 22 comments | 1868 Views

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Bay trees being removed to save oak trees

A crew started removing roughly 250 bay trees in several open space lands in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties Monday to...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by kumar, on Jul 11, 2011 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 1645 Views

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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 | 5169 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 | 3719 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 | 2244 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 | 1562 Views
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