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Driver escapes before Caltrain smashes his car

Peninsula Caltrain commute service was delayed most of Monday evening when a driver escaped from her stalled car just before...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by A Mother, on Dec 28, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 23 comments | 1701 Views

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Coroners' report details injuries in plane crash

When San Mateo County investigators arrived at the scene of the Feb. 17 plane crash in East Palo Alto, they found the bodies...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Ray, on May 5, 2010 at 11:39 am | 23 comments | 1632 Views

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Final days for downtown Palo Alto gas station

Downtown Palo Alto will lose its only gas station when the locally run business shuts down at the end of June. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Andrew L. Freedman, on Apr 16, 2012 at 10:10 am | 23 comments | 2644 Views

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Mexico President Felipe Calderon to address Stanford grads June 12

Mexico President Felipe Calderon Hinojosa will be the speaker at Stanford University's 120th commencement June 12. Calderon...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by jairo, on Jun 13, 2011 at 6:35 am | 23 comments | 3156 Views

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Facebook moves headquarters to Menlo Park

Facebook's plan to shift headquarters from Palo Alto to Menlo Park has possibly been the worst-kept secret of the past month....

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Viv, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:55 pm | 23 comments | 2748 Views

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PA hitches economic future to green innovation

Seeking to lure new clean-tech companies and retain existing ones, Palo Alto officials are pitching a new program that would...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 7, 2011 at 4:53 pm | 23 comments | 3610 Views

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University Avenue trees: Where are they?

Two dozen white birch trees lining Palo Alto's University Avenue were accidentally removed on Thursday (March 31) afternoon,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by ChrisC, on Apr 3, 2011 at 10:33 pm | 23 comments | 1708 Views

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High-speed rail price tag rises again

California's planned high-speed rail line could cost billions more than the state's initial projections indicated according...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 12, 2011 at 4:42 pm | 23 comments | 1719 Views

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Palo Alto to celebrate fixes to dangerous intersection

One of Palo Alto's busiest and most dangerous crossings got a little safer this week when the construction workers completed...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by annoyed, on Oct 13, 2011 at 9:54 pm | 23 comments | 1278 Views

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Breaking Rumors: Moffett Field being put up for sale / NASA Ames closing

From a very reliable source out of Washington D.C., I hear that NASA is now planning to put Moffett Field up for sale and...

Original post made by Fly on the wall on Oct. 16, 2011
Last comment by Top Gear fan, on Oct 20, 2011 at 11:32 am | 23 comments | 1930 Views

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High-speed-rail authority OKs new business plan

Calling it a "huge step" for boosting California's transportation network, the state agency charged with building the controversial...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Apr 14, 2012 at 10:08 pm | 23 comments | 1214 Views

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Imagining the future of education

They are young, tech-savvy and affluent, many with successful startups under their belts. A growing number of Palo Alto-area...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2012
Last comment by Teacher's Pet, on Apr 25, 2012 at 12:42 am | 23 comments | 3658 Views

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New three-story building planned for Page Mill

A row of dilapidated houses near one of Palo Alto's busiest intersections will likely make way for a three-story development...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue , on Mar 25, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 23 comments | 2401 Views

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Around the block

A RITUAL CHEESE CRACKING ... The new gourmet grocery store <B>The Fresh Market will forgo the usual ribbon cutting in favor...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 5, 2013 at 8:33 pm | 23 comments | 1585 Views

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Google denies giving NSA "direct access" to user data

National Security Agency documents leaked to the press say Mountain View's Google has been cooperating with the US government...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Serge & Achmed, on Jun 17, 2013 at 12:40 pm | 23 comments | 1919 Views

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Hamilton Avenue going through office boom

Palo Alto's University Avenue might get all the glory, but Hamilton Avenue is getting the growth. A glassy new project proposed...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Trashtown, on Jul 22, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 23 comments | 1498 Views

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Ex-symphony head charged with embezzlement

The former executive director of the Peninsula Symphony Association has been accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by marche, on Mar 7, 2014 at 10:51 am | 23 comments | 4260 Views

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Palo Alto agrees to add land to Foothills Park

After three decades of languishing in obscurity, a flat parcel near Foothills Park is about to become the newest addition...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:32 am | 23 comments | 18920 Views

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Palo Alto Humane Society eyes new animal shelter

After two years of uncertainty and a brush with closure, Palo Alto's aged animal shelter could undergo a radical expansion...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 5, 2014 at 8:41 am | 23 comments | 3135 Views

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July Fourth chili competition to heat up Mitchell Park

On a summer afternoon calling for lemonade and Popsicles, Palo Alto's avid chili chefs will fire up their stoves, hover over...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by MR, on Jul 9, 2014 at 6:32 pm | 23 comments | 3979 Views
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