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Suspicious object at Palo Alto Caltrain station causes delays

A suspicious object that was found at the Palo Alto Caltrain station Monday morning caused a scare and resulted in train...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jul 10, 2013 at 4:28 pm | 3 comments | 1728 Views

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Workers to remove sediment from Matadero Creek

Crews from the Santa Clara Valley Water District will remove 2,000 cubic yards of sediment -- enough to fill 250 dump trucks...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Bunny on Greer, on Jul 14, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 11 comments | 7701 Views

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Menlo Park's Rose Scott, 12, dines at the White House

Rose Scott, 12, and her mother just returned from dining at the White House, where President Obama and First Lady Michelle...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Tami, on Jul 11, 2013 at 11:43 pm | 6 comments | 2447 Views

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Stanford team unveils solar car for race in Australia

A group of Stanford students will send their newest creation, Luminos, a 375-pound solar car whose hood is nearly entirely...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by @m3, on Jul 13, 2013 at 1:23 am | 3 comments | 4809 Views

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Police arrest man, 75, for threats over aerobics class

A 75-year-old man who was angry about noise from an aerobics class was arrested on Wednesday, July 10, for allegedly threatening...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Meredith, on Jul 14, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 12 comments | 2265 Views

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Growing their own

When Sharon Erickson moved back to her childhood home in 1993, the garden that she had grown up with was in disrepair. But...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cluck cluck, on Jul 15, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 5 comments | 3632 Views

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Digital detox: Families find balance unplugging from devices

Like many other parents, Mallika and Peeyush Ranjan have found it challenging to keep their two sons, now 6 and 14, away...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Jul 20, 2013 at 10:05 am | 6 comments | 2951 Views

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Third victim dies from Asiana plane crash

A third victim in the Asiana Airlines plane crash at San Francisco International Airport on July 6 died Friday morning, a...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2013
Last comment by Marsha, on Jul 14, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 3 comments | 1799 Views

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First Person: a conversation with Jim Fruchterman

Jim Fruchterman, rocket scientist-turned-social entrepreneur and Founder/CEO of Benetech, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, develops...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jul 16, 2013 at 4:16 am | 7 comments | 3251 Views

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HP adds three new directors to board

Hewlett-Packard Co. today announced that it added three new members to its board of directors, increasing the size of the...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cassie, on Jul 16, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 3 comments | 2558 Views

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Google makes big real estate buy in south Palo Alto

Mountain View-based Google Inc. has bought seven properties on East Meadow Circle in south Palo Alto, an area the city has...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by resident 1, on Jun 21, 2014 at 7:59 am | 50 comments | 8968 Views

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Bike-share system rolls into Peninsula

Memberships went on sale Monday for the bike sharing-system debuting in Mountain View and the Peninsula next month. Officials...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Aug 19, 2013 at 9:27 am | 15 comments | 12595 Views

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Stanford Cat Network co-founder's home burns, 100 cats perish

The president of Stanford Cat Network narrowly escaped a house fire that gutted her home and killed nearly 100 cats in the...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Aug 21, 2013 at 10:04 am | 44 comments | 27713 Views

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Hamilton Avenue going through office boom

Palo Alto's University Avenue might get all the glory, but Hamilton Avenue is getting the growth. A glassy new project proposed...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Trashtown, on Jul 22, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 23 comments | 2881 Views

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Fire in East Palo Alto damages two homes

A second-alarm fire gutted one home and damaged another, sending eight engines into the northern part of East Palo Alto Wednesday....

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Hate Fires, on Jul 20, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 5 comments | 3038 Views

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Son brandishes knife in parking-lot fight with father

A disagreement between a father and son that became physical in a south Palo Alto business' parking lot began with the son...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 19, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 4 comments | 1840 Views

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Early-morning armed robbery hits Stanford

An armed robbery occurred at 12:20 a.m. Thursday on the corner of Palm and Palo drives, according to Stanford University's...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Jug, on Jul 21, 2013 at 11:33 am | 11 comments | 2335 Views

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Community Notebook: Gunn sophomore wins $10,000 grant to help children in Sierra Leone

Eleanor Su, a sophomore at Henry M. Gunn High School, won Amway's "Who Cares Challenge," securing a $10,000 grant for the...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by G, on Jan 14, 2015 at 11:02 pm | 2 comments | 2615 Views

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University presidents gather to ponder higher ed

More than a dozen presidents of colleges and universities will gather in Palo Alto this weekend to brainstorm about the future...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jul 19, 2013 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 13265 Views

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Weekend wonders

Carol Finkelstein knew she lived in a desirable location. That became crystal clear when she agreed to swap her San Francisco...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by traveler, on Jul 19, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 2029 Views
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