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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 | 1727 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 | 1781 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 | 1941 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 | 6213 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 | 1551 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 | 5216 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 | 2728 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 | 2770 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 | 3793 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 | 2831 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 | 3450 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 | 2213 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 | 1399 Views

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Palo Alto braces for battle against housing mandates

If one believes regional projections, Palo Alto will have to build 12,500 new homes by 2035 to accommodate job growth and...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2012
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Jan 30, 2012 at 11:54 am | 4 comments | 2132 Views

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Simitian 'education update' set for Jan. 28

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will discuss school funding and pending legislation in an "education update" in Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2012
Last comment by Say-Goodbye-Joe!, on Jan 23, 2012 at 12:55 pm | 7 comments | 1653 Views

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Neighborhoods roll out their agendas for 2012

Palo Alto's neighborhood leaders say they plan to address a variety of issues in 2012. But cars in neighborhoods, whether...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2012
Last comment by Just don't get it..., on Jan 25, 2012 at 11:08 am | 6 comments | 2378 Views

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Gung hay fat choy!

Children in Palo Alto celebrated Lunar New Year on Saturday by decorating lanterns and playing games at an event hosted by...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2012
Last comment by Carolyn, on Jan 25, 2012 at 11:15 am | 5 comments | 3855 Views

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Palo Alto faces tight deadlines for bond measure

Palo Alto's plan to pass a bond measure to fund a new public-safety building this year could be hampered by tight deadlines,...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Jan 25, 2012 at 1:11 pm | 19 comments | 2642 Views

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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 | 3940 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 | 2472 Views
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