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Psyching out the 'Facebook effect'

The rumors are flying: Once Facebook goes public, scarce housing will become even scarcer; prices will go sky high. Best...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by wrong, on May 20, 2012 at 11:45 am | 4 comments | 2318 Views

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Zuckerberg weds longtime girlfriend

Trading his hoodie for a dark suit and tie, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg married his longtime girlfriend, Priscilla Chan,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by fb & your privacy, on May 22, 2012 at 12:56 pm | 19 comments | 2744 Views

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Dumbarton Bridge to close May 25-29

The entire Dumbarton Bridge will be closed during Memorial Day weekend for seismic retrofit work, bridge officials announced....

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by bike lane also closed, on May 20, 2012 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 3099 Views

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Gardeners irked by planned driveway near Main Library

As Palo Alto plows forth with major upgrades to the Main Library and the Palo Alto Art Center, city officials are also looking...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 22, 2012 at 11:28 am | 40 comments | 2137 Views

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Down and derby

Kids ages 7 to 17 raced down Hanover Street in Palo Alto Saturday, May 19, for the Palo Alto Elks Silicon Valley Soap Box...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mike Mckinney, on May 24, 2012 at 7:03 pm | 3 comments | 2213 Views

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Obama coming to Palo Alto Thursday

President Barack Obama will be returning to the Bay Area this week to raise more money for his re-election campaign with...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by DD, on May 24, 2012 at 10:31 am | 48 comments | 4613 Views

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Community Notebook: TEDx comes to Gunn May 24

Presenters including CEOs from the tech industry, professors and athletes will speak at Gunn High School's TEDx conference...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by GunnTV, on May 23, 2012 at 11:07 pm | 2 comments | 2249 Views

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Shop Talk: Apple Store on the move at Stanford?

A new Apple Store is quietly beginning construction at the Stanford Shopping Center. No one will publicly talk about it,...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by NP, on May 23, 2012 at 10:38 pm | 6 comments | 11912 Views

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HP to cut 27,000 jobs

Palo Alto tech giant HP announced Wednesday that it would cut 27,000 jobs -- 8 percent of its global workforce -- by the...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Leopold, on May 25, 2012 at 4:24 pm | 38 comments | 5395 Views

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Firefighters battle morning blaze at Paly

An early-morning fire that erupted at Palo Alto High School Thursday will likely delay construction of new classrooms, a...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Phyllis, on May 30, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 21 comments | 5028 Views

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President Obama arrives for Bay Area visit

President Barack Obama arrived Wednesday evening at Moffett Federal Airfield aboard Air Force One. Obama was in the Bay Area...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 25, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 7 comments | 2352 Views

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Former Stanford president Richard Lyman dies

Richard Lyman, whose tenure as provost and later president of Stanford University spanned a tumultuous period of student...

Original post made on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by moi, on May 28, 2012 at 8:40 pm | 3 comments | 4054 Views

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Today's events (May 30)

[http://www.paloaltojcc.org/events/2012/05/30/classes-workshops-lectures/author-encounter-charles-ferguson/ Film lecture:...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on May 29, 2012 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 1914 Views

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Today's events (May 29)

[http://sfopera.com/Learn/Adult-Programs/Preview-Lectures.aspx Music: Opera talk] Stanford humanities professor Stephen...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on May 29, 2012 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 2021 Views

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PG&E to start Palo Alto gas line replacement

A 76-year-old PG&E gas-transmission line scheduled for replacement starting June 11 could cause traffic delays, noise and...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jun 1, 2012 at 8:37 am | 4 comments | 2940 Views

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Art commission welcomes two new members

Expanding the types and mediums of public art are common goals for Patricia Walsh and Vikki Tobak, the newest members of...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on May 31, 2012 at 8:52 am | 7 comments | 5077 Views

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Palo Alto looks to overhaul city fees

Palo Altans looking to tee off at the driving range at the local golf course, board a pet at the city's animal shelter or...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Zeev Wurman, on Jun 2, 2012 at 5:08 pm | 20 comments | 3512 Views

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Tomorrow's events (May 31)

[http://www.foothill.edu/theatre/pestle/ Theater: 'The Knight of the Burning Pestle'] Innuendos abound in the show-within-a-show...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on May 30, 2012 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 2045 Views

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Atherton, Menlo Park continue talks on Facebook EIR dispute

Oh, the irony of it all: The very same company that has encouraged millions of "friends" to get all warm and fuzzy online...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Linder, on May 30, 2012 at 8:26 pm | 8 comments | 2523 Views

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Mitt Romney in Bay Area today for fundraiser

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann are in the Bay Area today for a fundraising trip. Ann Romney...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on May 30, 2012 at 10:06 pm | 13 comments | 3465 Views
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