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Silicon Valley tech industry on rise, study shows

Silicon Valley's tech industry is emerging from recession and heading for a 15 percent growth in jobs over the next two years,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Jul 21, 2011 at 3:54 am | 3 comments | 1434 Views

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Community Media Center wins national award

Palo Alto's own nonprofit Midpeninsula Community Media Center has been given the highest honor for its programming and operations...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Ken Russell, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 1425 Views

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Greenmeadow is not listening

We now have no Dana, no Master's swimming, no year-round lap swimming, no competitive team for our kids, no pool open....

Original post made by discouraged on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by jkn, on Aug 29, 2011 at 4:22 pm | 3 comments | 1313 Views

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Medical breakthrough gives resident back his life

Palo Alto resident Alfred Bostic struggled with debilitating epilepsy for 62 years -- until a single operation at Stanford...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Too much traffic, on Aug 23, 2011 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 2019 Views

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Trading Cheetos for kale chips

Rapid weight gain -- and the diabetes it causes -- are becoming epidemic in low-income communities, where immigrants who...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by Orly Taitz, on Sep 8, 2011 at 8:59 am | 3 comments | 2335 Views

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Reminder of riday's Meet-up Wih Mayor Espinoza ... be there if you care!!

Hi you all, I really do hope that you will join us this Friday at 2 pm on the City Hall front plaza. I have also contacted...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Sep 8, 2011 at 6:25 am | 3 comments | 1078 Views

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Palo Altans somberly observe 9/11

As a bagpiper's "Amazing Grace" pierced the cool morning air, about 150 Palo Altans gathered under oak trees at the Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 12, 2011 at 2:53 pm | 3 comments | 1558 Views

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What was that HUGE plume of smoke at 101/Embarcadero Exit

I was driving on 101 at 3:30pm today and saw a huge plume of smoke on East Embarcadero (look like it was near the post office....

Original post made by Commuter on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Commuter, on Sep 25, 2011 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 1531 Views

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Love the Historic Palo Alto Bowl?

Hi all, I have not given up; have you? I remain optimistic that something positive will indeed rise out of this mess....

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by rs, on Sep 24, 2011 at 11:46 am | 3 comments | 1919 Views

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Palo Alto Bowl and City Council: Sick of it All!

Palo Alto Mayor Sid Espinoza is a very cool individual; those who are fortunate enough to have met him would most definitely...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by CrunchyCookie, on Oct 9, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments | 1297 Views

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Menlo Park downtown plan moves to final review

"And there's a lot to discuss," Mayor Rich Cline commented at one point during Tuesday night's review of Menlo Park's draft...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by former MP resident, on Oct 6, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 1494 Views

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Palo Alto needs cheaper clothing store

Interesting editorial in the Paly student newspaper. Is Palo Alto losing out on huge amounts of sales tax revenue because...

Original post made by shopper on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Oct 9, 2011 at 9:10 am | 3 comments | 1261 Views

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Paly vs Gunn Egg Fight Again at Greer Park?

Was that an egg fight or egg vandalism last night at Greer Park? Palo Alto police was out rounding up about 15-20. Twitter...

Original post made by David on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Oct 29, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments | 1409 Views

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Love affair with baseball, labor law, is worth the read

==BI Stanford author== William B. Gould IV retains his lifelong passion for two things: the law, specifically labor law,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 13, 2011 at 9:46 am | 3 comments | 1628 Views

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'Lost interview' with Jobs to screen in Palo Alto

A "lost interview" with the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will be screened in Palo Alto Nov. 16 through Nov. 22. Parts...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 7, 2011 at 10:53 pm | 3 comments | 1368 Views

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M-A's "Stage Door"-Two Performances Left

The Heartfelt and Zany World of Broadway's, "Stage Door" comes to the PAC Fresh-faced and hopeful, with school behind...

Original post made by Lyn Napel on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Lyn Napel, on Nov 13, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 1183 Views

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Water-board member quits his day job

A locally elected water-board member has quit his day job with an environmental organization, citing, in part, "a little...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Bush, on Nov 18, 2011 at 2:19 pm | 3 comments | 1357 Views

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Body found in Palo Alto Baylands

A person who was found dead in the Palo Alto Baylands Preserve on Sunday morning died of an apparent suicide, police spokesman...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 22, 2011 at 3:32 pm | 3 comments | 1526 Views

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San Antonio Road construction may cause delays

Starting today (Nov. 29), construction will begin on San Antonio Road from Middlefield Road to the U.S. Highway 101 interchange,...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 30, 2011 at 6:28 pm | 3 comments | 1296 Views

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Third 'Spare the Air' alert issued this week

Due to continued poor air quality around the Bay Area, Friday has been declared the third winter Spare the Air Day of the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by don't pollute, on Dec 9, 2011 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 1277 Views
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