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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 | 2738 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 | 1867 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 | 1705 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 | 2566 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 | 4351 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 | 6002 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 | 1928 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 | 1690 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 | 5282 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 | 3817 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 | 2346 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 | 1590 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 | 20870 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 | 2397 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 | 1507 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 | 1558 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 | 1954 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 | 2555 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 | 2795 Views
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