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Two found dead in possible gas leak in Mountain View

What started out as an investigation into the source of a possible gas leak took a dark turn, as two bodies were found in...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Sad, on Sep 25, 2014 at 5:55 pm | 7 comments | 5184 Views

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Report: Silicon Valley income gap continues to widen

Silicon Valley incomes have increased for the second straight year after a three-year downward trend, according to a report...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by David V, on Sep 30, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 41 comments | 8706 Views

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Transplant survivor is flying high

Jennifer Julian sat in the flight simulator's cockpit and soared through the clouds. Before her, the large computer screen...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by PAA noise, on Sep 29, 2014 at 12:13 am | 4 comments | 6492 Views

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Resilience, relationships mark Athena winner's success

Like many women in the 1970s, investment adviser Jane Williams faced significant career challenges in what was deemed a man's...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, on Sep 26, 2014 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 3198 Views

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Palo Alto Buddhist Temple marks milestone

It was born out of an idea discussed in a cemetery and it grew as a place of worship for Palo Alto's Buddhist community....

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Truthseeker, on Sep 30, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 6236 Views

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Yelp to move into planned College Terrace Centre

Palo Alto's College Terrace Centre development has secured at least one tenant in review website Yelp, according to the Silicon...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 2, 2014 at 9:46 pm | 35 comments | 8183 Views

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Stanford to conduct test of campus emergency notification system

Stanford University will conduct a test of the campuswide [http://web.stanford.edu/group/SUDPS/Alertsufaq.shtml AlertSU]...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 30, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 5 comments | 2335 Views

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Mystery poll queries residents on City Council race

It's a riddle, wrapped in a mystery: A phone survey asking Palo Alto residents about the upcoming City Council election has...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Oct 2, 2014 at 12:46 pm | 30 comments | 4402 Views

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The art of questioning

What is a city? It's a question Palo Alto residents and visitors may find themselves facing -- literally -- in the coming...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Ellen Uhrbrock, on Oct 3, 2014 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 2860 Views

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Ruling brings closure to Palo Alto's Buena Vista

The owner of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park on Thursday scored a victory in his controversial quest to shutter the park...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Oct 6, 2014 at 7:05 pm | 30 comments | 7759 Views

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Meet the Palo Alto school board candidates

The arrival of two new school board members this fall comes at a time that, in many ways, is a turning point for the Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Briones Parent, on Oct 4, 2014 at 12:40 am | 4 comments | 7970 Views

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How to start a startup

Nine years ago, Sam Altman was a Stanford University computer science student. And then he dropped out to start a startup....

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Domad, on Oct 6, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 7 comments | 9866 Views

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Huge campaign-funding discrepancy in water board race

Two candidates vying for Palo Alto voters in the Santa Clara Valley Water District Board race are spending vastly different...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by FixTheCreek, on Oct 9, 2014 at 10:10 am | 21 comments | 4672 Views

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Stanford professor awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Two Americans and one German won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday, including a professor from Stanford University,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Yay!, on Oct 9, 2014 at 6:14 pm | 7 comments | 3325 Views

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East Palo Alto official fined for conflict of interest

East Palo Alto City Councilman Larry Moody has agreed to pay $3,000 in a conflict-of-interest case, after voting to award...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Leif Erickson, on Oct 8, 2014 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 3188 Views

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Graffiti arrest of East Palo Alto men leads to drug bust

Menlo Park police officers conducting a graffiti sting Wednesday night arrested two East Palo Alto men after they were caught...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by iSez, on Oct 9, 2014 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 3708 Views

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Stanford shuts down WSU passing attack in Pac-12 win

Kevin Hogan threw for three touchdowns, and had two others called back due to penalties, as No. 25 Stanford downed visiting...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 11, 2014 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 1724 Views

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Verizon wins approval for cell antennas at Little League ballpark

Opponents of Verizon's plan to install a cell antenna at the Little League ballfield on Middlefield Road suffered a second...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Julianne, on Jun 8, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 29 comments | 5086 Views

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Shop Talk

<B><B>BLOOMIE'S BLOSSOMS IN NEW LOCALE ...</B> A newly-built, $18 million, three-story <B>Bloomingdale's</B> opened Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Gertrude, on Oct 17, 2014 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 1222 Views

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The Grand Cru of wine shops

Mention pinot noir and watch Victor Pugliese's eyes light up. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/10/17/the-grand-cru-of-wine-shops...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by LK, on Oct 21, 2014 at 1:31 pm | 6 comments | 1318 Views
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