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Court rulings gives big boost to high-speed rail

California's high-speed rail system surged past a major legal obstacle this week when a Sacramento Superior Court judge tossed...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Cost Overrun, on Mar 20, 2016 at 10:05 pm | 14 comments | 2942 Views

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Five-day storm period to bring rain to Bay Area

Three storm systems forecast for Thursday through Monday could drop up to eight inches of rain in the North Bay mountains...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by Hopenchange, on Mar 10, 2016 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 3092 Views

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Attracting feathered visitors

Songbirds are as desirable in gardens as music scores are in movies. In addition to their lilting chirps, birds benefit the...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
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Home Front

<B><B>MENLO MERGER ... </B>The two <B>Coldwell Banker</B> real estate offices in Menlo Park recently merged into one location...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
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Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the county...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
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Building permits

<B>135 Hamilton Ave.</B> revision includes fireplace structural support and over flow plumbing at residential patio Read...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
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Josh Becker withdraws from Assembly race

California state Assembly candidate Josh Becker announced in an email on Friday, March 11, that he will no longer be running...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2016
Last comment by Barry Chang, on Mar 17, 2016 at 10:52 am | 5 comments | 2507 Views

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Resident group petitions city for housing

A coaltion of Palo Alto residents, including eight former mayors, is petitioning the City Council to fix the city's affordable-housing...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2016
Last comment by Mike-Crescent Park, on Mar 18, 2016 at 4:58 pm | 110 comments | 7133 Views

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Chinese firm makes bid for Palo Alto, East Palo Alto hotels

A Chinese insurance company could soon be purchasing the company that owns the Westin and Sheraton hotels in Palo Alto, according...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Mar 15, 2016 at 5:07 pm | 10 comments | 4518 Views

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Two more join crowded Assembly race

Throwing a twist into an already lively election, two more candidates have announced they will join the crowded contest for...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Mar 15, 2016 at 4:04 am | 1 comment | 3136 Views

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Proposed November tax measure would target traffic

Seeking to kick the city's traffic-reduction efforts into a higher gear, the Palo Alto City Council on Monday night established...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Midtown, on Mar 16, 2016 at 9:02 pm | 30 comments | 3424 Views

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Community Notebook: Palo Alto meeting to focus on Embarcadero Road improvements

The City of Palo Alto is hosting a second community meeting on Tuesday, March 15, to gather input from the public for the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Please!, on Mar 15, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 3 comments | 1818 Views

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Free tows home available for people who drink on St. Patrick's Day

People celebrating St. Patrick's Day in the Bay Area by drinking alcohol can avoid a DUI arrest by getting a free tow home...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 17, 2016 at 1:26 pm | 5 comments | 1630 Views

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Deadline nears for Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest

The deadline for entries for the Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is fast approaching. Submissions are due no later than...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
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With flying colors

India is known for its brightly colored festivals, and one of its most brilliantly hued, Holi, the Festival of Colors, is...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Mar 21, 2016 at 1:39 am | 1 comment | 3226 Views

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Positively Green: The 'green' and 'blue' connection

There are a number of elements that factor into the overarching principles of green building, and one important consideration...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Former editor, on Mar 18, 2016 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 1199 Views

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Midtown residents make connections count

When Cynthia Tham picked up her daughter from El Carmelo Elementary School on a recent weekday afternoon, her return home...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
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Home Front

<B><B>HIGH PRICES, STILL .... </B>The inventory of homes in San Mateo County in February as well as total residential sales...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
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Attempted kidnapping reported Saturday morning in Atherton

The Atherton Police Department says that a 24-year-old woman's screams drove off a man who was attempting to kidnap her at...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by Harriet, on Mar 19, 2016 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 2358 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Jeff Dean, senior fellow at Google Research

Jeff Dean, senior fellow at Google Research, talks with Lisa Van Dusen about deep neural networks, detecting cats and dabbling...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2016
Last comment by GoodStuff, on Mar 22, 2016 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 4077 Views
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