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Garages aren't just reserved spaces for parked cars and extra luggage. For some people, the garage is a haven in which they...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on May 2, 2011 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 2341 Views

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Editorial: Signal changes make sense

Following the recent fatal accident at the Caltrain tracks and Charleston Road, city officials need to reassess the safety...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2011
Last comment by bicycle box, on Apr 30, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 1965 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>COLLISION COURSE ... </B>A proposal by three Peninsula lawmakers to "blend" California's proposed high-speed rail system...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by paneighbor, on May 6, 2011 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 2038 Views

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Bill and Carolyn Reller

In 2007, three years into Carolyn Reller's battle with a brain tumor, she and her husband, Bill, were approached to be honored...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Bob & Stephanie Byrne, on May 8, 2011 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 3178 Views

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Former firefighter threatens police chief, pleads 'no contest'

A former Palo Alto firefighter who has held a grudge against the city for years pleaded no contest on Thursday (May 19) to...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Elwood Blues, on May 20, 2011 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 2079 Views

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Stanford to receive major art donation

Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson of Atherton and daughter Mary Patricia Anderson Pence announced this week they're donating...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 22, 2011 at 11:19 am | 2 comments | 3511 Views

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Cassandra Moore Flashback

Cassandra Moore's initiative petition for authorizing marijuana dispensaries in Palo Alto enabled me to flash back to the...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by araj turos, on Jul 4, 2011 at 4:27 pm | 2 comments | 1460 Views

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A warning to landlords and ladies

Yesterday my Craig List ad was responded to by someone who wrote that he was currently living in the UK and moving to California...

Original post made by plao alto resident on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 29, 2011 at 8:16 pm | 2 comments | 1321 Views

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Feature story: Some like it hot

For crowds of Palo Alto residents and visitors, the City of Palo Alto's Summer Festival & Chili Cook-off is worth far more...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2011
Last comment by family friendly, on Jul 2, 2011 at 9:34 am | 2 comments | 3247 Views

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Anyone get a message from Utilities asking about gas?

There's a message on my machine today from the City of Palo Alto Utilities asking if we get natural gas, and I'm wondering...

Original post made by curious on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 2, 2011 at 10:53 pm | 2 comments | 1221 Views

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PG&E to test Palo Alto pipeline next week

After a delayed start date, PG&E will begin to prepare next week for testing its natural gas transmission pipeline that runs...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by KP, on Aug 8, 2011 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 1672 Views

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VIDEO: 100th anniversary of women's suffrage

The League of Women Voters of Palo Alto recently hosted a summer gathering honoring the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 19, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 2993 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Dr. Mahadevan

Dr. S.V. Mahadevan is associate chief of the Division of Emergency Medicine, associate professor of surgery at Stanford Medical...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Lisa Van Dusen , on Aug 25, 2011 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 2866 Views

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Professorville

Named for the Stanford professors who originally congregated there in the 1890s, Professorville is known for its 100-year-old...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Allen Akin, on Sep 2, 2011 at 6:27 pm | 2 comments | 1637 Views

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A West Meadow Traffic Problem

There was a very slow moving line of cars on Meadow going from El Camino Way to Alma last night between 5:00 and 5:30. Mostly...

Original post made by Jon S on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 14, 2011 at 11:39 pm | 2 comments | 1111 Views

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Keep Your Children on a Leash

I have a pet peeve. I first noticed this behavior when my husband, child, and I were visiting open houses. There were many...

Original post made by Anonymous on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Stay-at-home Mom, on Sep 30, 2011 at 11:46 pm | 2 comments | 1425 Views

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TCE in Groundwater Has Toxicity Established by USEPA

Palo Alto has a long-term burden that its shallow groundwater being impacted by Trichoroethene (TCE) and its degradation...

Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 1, 2011 at 3:10 pm | 2 comments | 1719 Views

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Celebrating cinema at Palo Alto International Film Festival

The inaugural Palo Alto International Film Festival runs from Sept. 29 through Oct. 2. Feature films and shorts will be shown...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Sep 30, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 1807 Views

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Suspicious fires in the baylands Saturday

Three grass fires that occurred in the baylands between Palo Alto and East Palo Alto Saturday afternoon (Oct. 1) are being...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by qq, on Oct 2, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 2 comments | 1553 Views

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Editorial: A time for Cubberley planning

There are endless possibilities for how the 35-acre former Cubberley High School site on Middlefield Road in south Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by Close neighbor, on Oct 2, 2011 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 1544 Views
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