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Caltrain working to reduce horn volume

Less than a month after Caltrain raised the volume of trains' horns to meet federal regulations, the agency announced Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Ellen, on Feb 8, 2010 at 11:34 pm | 22 comments | 2084 Views

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Court ruling gives boost to high-speed rail

Design work can proceed on the planned Peninsula segment of high-speed rail despite flaws in the environmental analysis of...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by wary traveler, on Oct 15, 2009 at 10:13 am | 22 comments | 1768 Views

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4.2 quake rattles part of Palo Alto

A 4.2-magnitude earthquake centered about 6 miles outside of Milpitas rattled parts of Palo Alto at 10:09 a.m. this morning...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Aimee L'Mieuz, on Oct 3, 2011 at 8:14 am | 22 comments | 5359 Views

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Cheers greet return of power to Palo Alto

Cheers went up in many Palo Alto homes and businesses late Wednesday afternoon when electric power surged back shortly just...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Alan, on Feb 19, 2010 at 9:30 am | 22 comments | 1838 Views

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Palo Alto Fire Chief Marinaro to retire in June

Nick Marinaro, Palo Alto's soft-spoken fire chief since late 2004, announced Thursday that he will retire June 29 after 37...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by midtown 50 years, on Apr 19, 2010 at 10:50 am | 22 comments | 1750 Views

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South Palo Alto power outage muffles concert

A power outage Saturday night darkened a large area of south Palo Alto and temporarily silenced a summer Twilight Concert...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jerry Fletcher, on Aug 19, 2010 at 10:43 pm | 22 comments | 2611 Views

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No 'Packard Court' -- too small a street for a giant

Palo Alto boasts streets named after a flamboyant banker, multiple tree species and various Victorian writers, but it would...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Wade Larsen, on Dec 20, 2010 at 7:19 am | 22 comments | 1845 Views

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Simitian: June tax extension crucial for K-12 education

The "draconian" state budget proposed last month by Gov. Jerry Brown is the "good news" version, State Sen. Joe Simitian,...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 10, 2011 at 6:23 am | 22 comments | 1997 Views

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Speedy bus service planned for El Camino

While Caltrain dreams of electrification and California's high-speed rail project slogs through its design process, Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 27, 2011 at 3:50 pm | 22 comments | 2229 Views

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Firefighters save Maddux Drive home from blaze

A smoky fire was quickly doused by Palo Alto firefighters this morning after a garage erupted in a blaze in the 3100 block...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by F. Evans., on Jul 15, 2011 at 7:09 am | 22 comments | 1132 Views

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'Steve Jobs changed the whole world'

As word of Steve Jobs' death Wednesday swiftly spread -- via iPhones and other technology the Apple co-founder had pioneered...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 17, 2011 at 9:01 pm | 22 comments | 2495 Views

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Moving of Edgewood Plaza buildings approved

The proposed redevelopment of Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center took another step forward Wednesday morning. Members of the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 21, 2011 at 1:02 am | 22 comments | 1456 Views

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Palo Alto Fire Department unveils new ambulances

Cardiac patients who lay unresponsive on a Palo Alto Fire Department gurney will have a better chance of survival thanks...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Tom M, on Jan 31, 2012 at 3:52 pm | 22 comments | 2010 Views

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Facebook threatening to abandon Menlo Park campus?

A report in this morning's SF Business Times says Facebook is threatening to abandon at least part of their Menlo Park campus...

Original post made by bluffing? on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by JO, on Mar 19, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 22 comments | 2553 Views

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Pinterest moves HQ from Palo Alto to San Francisco

On Monday, July 9, growing social-networking giant Pinterest moved its headquarters from Palo Alto to San Francisco, the...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Jul 14, 2012 at 11:11 am | 22 comments | 1494 Views

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Page Mill Road could see commercial influx

The bustling block of Page Mill Road just east of El Camino Real looks like an unlikely place for quiet single-family homes,...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Sep 7, 2012 at 3:21 pm | 22 comments | 4124 Views

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Parking, infrastructure woes loom large in 2013

The glaring problems of insufficient downtown parking and decaying infrastructure will likely tower over other Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 14, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 22 comments | 1653 Views

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Barron Park celebrates cultural diversity

Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood association is creating a series of "Celebrate Cultural Diversity" events to attract...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2013
Last comment by All-American, on Feb 20, 2013 at 10:01 am | 22 comments | 2773 Views

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Edgewood Plaza work to proceed despite violation

A long-stalled effort to spruce up Palo Alto's dilapidated Edgewood Plaza shall go on, the City Council decided March 4,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 13, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 22 comments | 2374 Views

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Zuckerberg calls for immigration reform

The push for immigration reform got a boost Monday night when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave opening remarks for a film...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by MiMi, on Aug 8, 2013 at 11:40 am | 22 comments | 1139 Views
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