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Fun with dogs, teens and the environment

Three finalists in the City of Palo Alto's current Apps Challenge are gearing their inventions towards neighborhoods and...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Homeless Dogs, on Mar 23, 2014 at 9:04 pm | 3 comments | 22673 Views

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No injuries, little damage in Opportunity Center fire

A small fire on the fourth floor of the Opportunity Center in Palo Alto early this morning was quickly put out by the building's...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2014
There are no comments yet. 839 Views

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Letters to the editor

<B>Caring about residents Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/03/21/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Carol, on Mar 23, 2014 at 4:14 am | 1 comment | 2094 Views

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Microsoft researcher wins prestigious computing award

Leslie Lamport, a principal researcher at Microsoft Research's Silicon Valley lab in Mountain View, has been awarded the...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Stew Plock, on Mar 24, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 21262 Views

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Palo Alto agrees to add land to Foothills Park

After three decades of languishing in obscurity, a flat parcel near Foothills Park is about to become the newest addition...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:32 am | 23 comments | 36348 Views

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Lockheed Martin opens new advanced-materials center

Officials at space-technology company Lockheed Martin unveiled a new research facility at Stanford Research Park on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Mar 26, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 7 comments | 6468 Views

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Vi at Palo Alto files motion to dismiss lawsuit

The Vi at Palo Alto has filed a motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit filed by residents of the retirement community,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Sep 6, 2014 at 3:23 am | 15 comments | 7856 Views

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El Camino property owners irked by plans for wider sidewalks

An effort by Palo Alto officials to encourage wider sidewalks and to set buildings farther back from El Camino Real is creating...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Driver Dan, on Apr 1, 2014 at 8:40 am | 57 comments | 10189 Views

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Taxi drivers protest ride-sharing companies in Palo Alto

The divide between taxi drivers and ride-sharing companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar is deepening in Palo Alto, as the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Thumbs up to ride-sharing, on Apr 3, 2014 at 9:06 am | 25 comments | 9268 Views

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'Trauma is normal and needs to be treated'

Post-traumatic stress disorder &#8212; universally known as PTSD &#8212; is a misnomer, according to a Stanford University...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3002 Views

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In possible abuse cases, 'Trust the hairs on the back of your neck'

When something seems odd about a situation involving young children and possible sexual or other abuse, "The best thing anybody...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Mar 31, 2014 at 1:02 pm | 4 comments | 3673 Views

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Residents challenge city over parking at Edgewood Plaza

Neighbors of the Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center are raising concerns that parked cars will clog their neighborhood now that...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Apr 5, 2014 at 10:03 pm | 47 comments | 7244 Views

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Bubble tea bonanza

This Taiwanese drink is a local obsession in Mountain View. Stroll through downtown and plastic cups of bubble tea are spotted...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Foodie, on Mar 28, 2014 at 11:56 am | 4 comments | 2351 Views

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Psychiatrist's dream lives on after his death

When psychiatrist Peter Lucy died from colon cancer on March 13, he left unfinished a plan to create a center for battered...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Homer renter, on Mar 29, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 4737 Views

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A tool for discovery

The Palo Alto Public Arts Commission has mostly completed and launched a searchable online database of Palo Alto's public...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Mar 29, 2014 at 1:58 am | 2 comments | 2611 Views

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Shop Talk: Ming's, Bargain Box set to close

Ming's, Palo Alto's oldest and largest Chinese restaurant, isn't closing yet. It's the end of an era for the Bargain Box,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Dec 6, 2014 at 5:02 am | 20 comments | 11900 Views

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Worth a Look

This week, Worth a Look highlights an exhibition by the Palo Alto Camera Club, a history lesson on the role of pencils in...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2014
Last comment by June, on Mar 29, 2014 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 1601 Views

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Will the Milk Pail survive?

To many residents, the Milk Pail market is a charming Mountain View institution, celebrating its 40th year selling affordable...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 11, 2014 at 12:38 am | 9 comments | 8265 Views

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Serious crash barely misses church

A car crash along Palo Alto's "church row" on Middlefield Road injured a woman and barely missed hitting The Father's House...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 1, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 11 comments | 4429 Views

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PA arts commission sets aside funds for 'master art plan'

The Palo Alto Public Arts Commission recently voted to earmark $25,000 for the hiring of a consultant to put together a "master...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by David, on Apr 2, 2014 at 5:03 pm | 7 comments | 2240 Views
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