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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 | 9292 Views

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'Trauma is normal and needs to be treated'

Post-traumatic stress disorder — universally known as PTSD — is a misnomer, according to a Stanford University...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
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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 | 3700 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 | 7262 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 | 2367 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 | 4766 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 | 2624 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 | 11964 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 | 1609 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 | 8320 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 | 4458 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 | 2262 Views

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Study: Most texters lie

More than 95 percent of the people who type "LOL" are liars, a Stanford University study has concluded. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Skinny, on Apr 1, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 7 comments | 3283 Views

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With funding in place, Magical Bridge moves forward

When a group of Palo Alto parents first approached city leaders in 2008 with a proposal to build the city's first truly inclusive...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Abilities United, on Apr 10, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 11 comments | 5139 Views

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Grocery Outlet opens today at Alma Village

Discount food store Grocery Outlet will open its first Palo Alto store on Thursday, April 3, with a ribbon cutting and a...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by ...and now...., on Jun 22, 2014 at 1:56 pm | 50 comments | 22264 Views

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County launches suicide-prevention bus campaign

The Santa Clara County Mental Health Department this week launched a campaign to raise awareness about suicide prevention,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Sometimes...., on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:32 pm | 7 comments | 3320 Views

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Uber launches low-cost car service in Palo Alto

Uber, the San Francisco-based car service mobile app company, started offering its lowest-cost transportation option in Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2014
Last comment by Pat, on Apr 6, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 5044 Views

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Man arrested for armed robbery of pedestrian

Palo Alto police arrested 22-year-old Irvin Alejandro Valadez Castaneda of East Palo Alto on Sunday evening, April 6, for...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Apr 13, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 22 comments | 4630 Views

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'Rinconada' chosen as new name for library

The final chapter in Palo Alto's epic debate over a new name for the Main Library concluded Monday night when city leaders...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 9, 2014 at 9:04 am | 34 comments | 14175 Views

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Palo Alto welcomes new city auditor

Palo Alto's new city auditor, Harriet Richardson, made her local debut on Monday when the City Council unanimously approved...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Failed economist with lazy DIL, on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:42 pm | 6 comments | 2676 Views
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