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Former POST president to be honored by City Council tonight

A self-described "nature freak," Audrey Rust, the retired president and CEO of Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST), will be...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Marlene Prendergast, on Sep 19, 2011 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1791 Views

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Stanford professor named new ambassador to Russia

President Obama named a Stanford University political science professor the new ambassador to Russia, the university announced...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
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Today marks fifth Spare the Air day of 2011

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for today (Monday, Sept. 19). Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Geez, on Sep 20, 2011 at 10:41 am | 4 comments | 1462 Views

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Second Spare the Air day declared this week

With more hot weather to come, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air Day for today (Tuesday,...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by breather, on Sep 20, 2011 at 8:51 am | 1 comment | 1720 Views

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Veterans Affairs money to add Palo Alto jobs

The expansion of the VA Palo Alto Healthcare System on Miranda Avenue will add 2,500 construction and technical jobs in Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by rem, on Sep 22, 2011 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 2787 Views

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Mountain lion and cub spotted in Portola Valley

A mountain lion with a cub was reportedly seen in Portola Valley Wednesday night, San Mateo County emergency officials said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Love Mountain Lions!, on Oct 2, 2011 at 11:30 pm | 9 comments | 2043 Views

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Supervisor race pits Abe-Koga against King

Mountain View City Council member Margaret Abe-Koga declared her candidacy for county supervisor on Wednesday, setting up...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Irv, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 1712 Views

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Hidden Villa honors local leaders

Mayor Sid Espinosa, Susan Ford Dorsey and Norman Y. Mineta were honored Saturday at the 15th annual Josephine and Frank Duveneck...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by All relative, on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 1659 Views

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Rachael Flatt arrives at The Farm

On a recent morning, Rachael Flatt, like any college freshman, was anxious to meet her roommate, get her class schedule figured...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 26, 2011 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 2550 Views

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Throwing tomatoes

A front-yard vegetable patch in the Crescent Park neighborhood is raising eyebrows as well as corn stalks. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by peacemaker, on Sep 29, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 13 comments | 2801 Views

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Spare the Air alert issued for today

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for today (Wednesday, Sept. 28) warning of...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by air pollution sucks, on Sep 27, 2011 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1577 Views

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Eshoo seeks auction of broadcast spectrum

Spectrum auctions and privacy protection top U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo's list of technological priorities, though with partisanship...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Sep 30, 2011 at 9:34 am | 13 comments | 1879 Views

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East Palo Alto girl, 6, killed on her way to school

A 6-year-old girl was killed Wednesday morning (Sept. 28), the second traffic fatality in less than three hours within a...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by reckless drivers, on Sep 30, 2011 at 7:16 pm | 42 comments | 4187 Views

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Century-old Cowper Street oak to be saved -- for now

A 100-plus-year-old heritage oak tree at 816 Cowper St. in Palo Alto that had been slated for the chopping block may be saved,...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 3, 2011 at 5:00 am | 9 comments | 2065 Views

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Eshoo 'very concerned' about Wells Fargo's apartment sale

As Wells Fargo Bank prepares to sell about 1,800 housing units in East Palo Alto to a real-estate trust, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo,...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 8, 2011 at 12:52 am | 18 comments | 2448 Views

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Former school board member Aggie Robinson dies at 92

Agnes Robinson, universally known as "Aggie" during a lifetime dedicated to progressive activism, died early Tuesday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Jane, on Oct 4, 2011 at 11:43 pm | 4 comments | 2494 Views

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Poll: Opinions sour on high-speed rail

Nearly two thirds of Californians now oppose the state's high-speed rail project -- and the more they know about it, the...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Will, on Mar 16, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 51 comments | 4149 Views

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Downtown North

Downtown North, Palo Alto's northernmost neighborhood, is also one of its oldest. Soon after Palo Alto began as an offshoot...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2011
Last comment by , on Oct 1, 2011 at 9:30 pm | 1 comment | 2124 Views

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Runaway reptile returns home

As Menlo Park resident Holly Thompson drove up Palo Alto Avenue after a grocery-shopping trip last week, she noticed a strange...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Oct 3, 2011 at 7:07 am | 2 comments | 3161 Views

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Page Mill Road development hits another snag

Harold Hohbach's tortuous journey to build a development filled with condominiums and research space on Page Mill Road just...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by jan, on Oct 8, 2011 at 5:45 pm | 16 comments | 7851 Views
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