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how far from an intersection can you safely park a car

California state guidelines say cars should not park closer than 10 feet from intersections. That distance makes it easier...

Original post made by pedestrian on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by pedestrian, on May 16, 2011 at 6:21 pm | 2 comments | 1290 Views

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Former assemblyman Ira Ruskin diagnosed with malignant tumor

Former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years before terming out last year, has been diagnosed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Jun 2, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 2 comments | 1568 Views

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Portraits (adult)

<B>Judge's comments Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14994 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 4, 2011 at 4:22 am | 2 comments | 1572 Views

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What Is New With TESLA MOTORS?

I have heard on the news that it is bankrupt. That it is going to start thinking about the four door sedan (59 g.) for...

Original post made by PALLBEAR on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 5, 2011 at 5:44 pm | 2 comments | 1047 Views

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Egrets and herons, oh my!

They're large and white with spectacular plumage pompadours and they make otherworldly sounds like ET. Snowy egrets are flocking...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by very1silent, on Jun 7, 2011 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 2371 Views

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Today is first Spare the Air day of summer

The first Spare the Air day of the season has been called for today (Tuesday, June 21) throughout the Bay Area, an air district...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 21, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 1134 Views

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Two injured in crash near Foothill Expressway

Two people were injured Friday morning (July 1) when a truck and a van collided off Foothill Expressway in Palo Alto, forcing...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by red light, on Jul 1, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1439 Views

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Letters

<B>Online anonymity Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15165 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by No, on Jul 2, 2011 at 5:56 am | 2 comments | 1354 Views

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Trail connections a focus for new POST leader

Creating trail connections among open-space parcels on the Peninsula will be the next great focus of local land preservation,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2011
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Jul 5, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 5278 Views

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PG&E to test gas pipeline beneath Palo Alto

PG&E will conduct pressure-testing in the next two months on its gas transmission line running through Palo Alto, the utility...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 15, 2011 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 1199 Views

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The ultimate do-it-yourself project

Aside from the unfinished landscaping and a few missing pieces of furniture, it's hard to tell Sam and Alice Katwan are recovering...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by rebuilt, on Jul 20, 2011 at 9:21 am | 2 comments | 2210 Views

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County considers adopting heritage oak 'Granny'

People plan estates for their parents, their spouses, their children and pets. Now some Menlo Park residents are being asked...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 21, 2011 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 1241 Views

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Headache clinic to open at Stanford

A new clinic dedicated to arguably one of the most common human ailments -- the headache -- will open on July 28 at Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by needit, on Jul 22, 2011 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 1593 Views

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Energy conservation with style

Insulation, airtight window frames, solar power and a heat-recovery ventilation system helped Clarum Homes earn its first...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 27, 2011 at 5:04 am | 2 comments | 1218 Views

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Environmentalists on hand for closure of Palo Alto landfill

Former Palo Alto City Council members Enid Pearson and Emily Renzel aided crews by shoveling dirt onto the last exposed portion...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Trash man, on Jul 31, 2011 at 8:14 pm | 2 comments | 1594 Views

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Petition to save Hangar One

Please read the story in the Mountain View Voice http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=4594...

Original post made by Neighbor on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:33 pm | 2 comments | 1012 Views

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Around Town

<B>FLOCK OF BICYCLES ... </B>Residents don't have to walk (or bike) too far from City Hall to get a glimpse of Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by more parking, on Aug 12, 2011 at 8:37 pm | 2 comments | 1260 Views

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High Speed Rail interview with Assemblyman Jerry Hill

Assemblyman Jerry Hill was interviewed by Phil Matier on KPIX (CBS) TV this Sunday morning. It is about 5 minutes in length. You...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Aug. 14, 2011
Last comment by sad, on Aug 14, 2011 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 1129 Views

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Remembering Andy Garcia on 9/11 anniversary

The annual Andy Garcia 5K run, walk and bike event in Portola Valley will be held on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5. The community...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Sep 1, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1849 Views

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Palo Alto Bowl: Heart-to-Heart, Person-to-Person Conversation With Mayor Espinoza...

Do you love the Palo Alto Bowl? Are you free at 2 pm on Friday, September 9th? Wherever you are, we want "you" at Palo...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Sep. 5, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Sep 6, 2011 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 1138 Views
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