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Plan to modernize Caltrain sails through regional commission

Caltrain's stalled effort to electrify its tracks flickered to life Wednesday morning when the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Mar 31, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 31 comments | 6040 Views

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Worth a look

<B>Art Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=16557 posted Friday, March 23, 2012,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 28, 2012 at 11:33 pm | 1 comment | 2020 Views

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Palo Alto seeks input about Caltrain corridor tonight

Palo Alto residents will have a chance to share their vision for the Caltrain corridor and provide feedback about a recent...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Stan, on Mar 29, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 3 comments | 1605 Views

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Large oak removal to impact traffic on Middlefield Road

A 100- to 200-year-old valley oak at Walter Hays Elementary School that arborists have determined is diseased will be removed...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Treeville, on Apr 29, 2012 at 8:38 am | 16 comments | 3310 Views

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Bigger isn't necessarily better

A far cry from the sprawling estate gardens you'd see in a European countryside (==I sigh ... ==), many Bay Area homes are...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2012
Last comment by shop local, on Mar 31, 2012 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 2231 Views

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Hackers swarm 'Super Happy Block Party' in Palo Alto

Hackers, artists, entrepreneurs and self-proclaimed geeks of all stripes staged their own Occupy movement on a downtown block...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2012
Last comment by Took a licken, but still ticken, on Apr 3, 2012 at 11:25 am | 11 comments | 4581 Views

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Stanford founds institute to study cosmic humor -- it's no joke

Stanford University's newest research institute has some people in the scientific community laughing, but the university...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by PAL, on Apr 10, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 2226 Views

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Stanford offers cash for off-peak commutes

Stanford University engineers have turned their talents to solving one of Palo Alto's most vexing traffic issues -- the road-clogging...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 4, 2012 at 9:32 am | 16 comments | 18402 Views

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Home sells for $7.6 million, record for Menlo Park

In a sign that the local real estate market has rebounded, a house in Menlo Park last week sold for a record-setting $7.625...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Apr 3, 2012 at 6:50 pm | 3 comments | 2163 Views

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Menlo reaches baseball tourney title game

Tuesday's prep roundup It was a battle of Central Coast Section baseball champions on Tuesday night in the Cupertino Host...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 4, 2012 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1399 Views

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Gates shares optimism, frustrations on poverty

Freshly back from Ethiopia and Zambia, philanthropist Bill Gates Wednesday shared with a Stanford audience his optimism and...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Apr 7, 2012 at 9:21 pm | 21 comments | 2193 Views

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Tennis legends join festivities for Bank of the West Classic

The Bank of the West Classic is the longest-running women's-only pro tennis tournament in the world, but it will have something...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 5, 2012 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 1630 Views

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Changes ahead for Stanford Shopping Center

Stanford Shopping Center would build five new retail buildings, including a "lifestyle" center and a smaller Bloomingdale's...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Torquatus, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 31 comments | 39496 Views

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Palo Alto eyes three new schools at Cubberley

Palo Alto would build three new schools at Cubberley Community Center as part of a new concept that top city and school officials...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Katie, on Apr 11, 2012 at 3:28 pm | 31 comments | 3915 Views

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Shop Talk: Boutique hotel coming to downtown

Ten million bucks. That's the price tag to transform the dilapidated Casa Olga in downtown Palo Alto into a boutique hotel....

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by free, on Apr 10, 2012 at 1:12 pm | 10 comments | 7684 Views

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Facebook, Menlo Park to release draft development deal

Facebook and the city of Menlo Park will release this week the terms of a draft development agreement that, when approved,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by moi, on Apr 10, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 5 comments | 2211 Views

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Gunn to screen film on women in media

Gunn High School will screen the documentary film "Miss Representation," an examination of media portrayal of women by filmmaker...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by war on women, on Apr 10, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 5 comments | 1804 Views

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High-speed-rail critics eye fresh legal challenges

As state officials prepare to approve the environmental analysis for California's planned high-speed-rail system, Peninsula...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 15, 2012 at 9:19 am | 16 comments | 21456 Views

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SLAC may restart in February

Stanford University’s Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) expects to restart its accelerators in February after being shut...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 11, 2012 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 1552 Views

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Palo Alto celebrates 2012 Tall Tree Awards

Alison Cormack, John Barton, the Foundation for a College Education and Whole Foods Market were recognized as Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Kimberly Hurt-Pereira, on Apr 15, 2012 at 10:30 pm | 7 comments | 7906 Views
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