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Palo Alto resident with webcam warns of intruder

A tech-savvy homeowner on Tennyson Avenue in Palo Alto used a webcam to record footage of a suspicious man taking pictures...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by PAneighbor, on Feb 10, 2011 at 10:41 am | 30 comments | 2785 Views

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VTA proposals could save Caltrain -- for now

With Caltrain considering eliminating nearly half of the Peninsula's train service to fix a $30 million deficit, VTA general...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 9, 2011 at 10:35 am | 8 comments | 2462 Views

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'Declaration of war' in nurses' contract impasse

A bitter contract dispute between Stanford and Packard hospitals and their nurses' union has reached a stalemate, with the...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Gee, on Feb 21, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 60 comments | 9685 Views

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Go-ahead nears for new, modern Apple store

Plans for Apple's new glass-fronted and topped retail store in downtown Palo Alto are edging closer to final approval this...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 18, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 27 comments | 4759 Views

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Menlo Park to reach out before poisoning again

Here's a recipe for sparking outrage in Menlo Park: Poison ground squirrels without telling the public. The city has now...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by NoWay, on Mar 28, 2011 at 2:21 pm | 21 comments | 2247 Views

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Tall Tree Award honorees announced

Downtown retailer University Art, nonprofit organization Youth Community Service, local developer Jim Baer, and father/daughter...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Debbie Ford-Scriba, on Feb 11, 2011 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 2432 Views

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Is this any way to run a railroad?

Tom Means, Mountain View City Councilman and San Jose State University economics professor, has harsh words for Caltrain...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 20, 2011 at 6:22 pm | 17 comments | 1968 Views

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On the verge of collapse?

Despite Caltrain's dire predicament, the passenger rail service is actually one of the best performing of the Bay Area's...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Keep Caltrains, on Feb 16, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 6 comments | 1620 Views

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Merchants delay California Ave. street project

Palo Alto's plan to reduce lanes on California Avenue and to bring a host of streetscape improvements to the vibrant commercial...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Joann, on Feb 25, 2011 at 11:45 pm | 35 comments | 2724 Views

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Conservationists file complaint over landfill land

A group of Palo Alto conservationists filed a complaint against the city Friday alleging that city officials are violating...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 17, 2011 at 8:42 pm | 66 comments | 4539 Views

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Addison Elementary School struck by burglars

Palo Alto police are investigating a burglary that occurred at Addison Elementary School, located at 650 Addison, sometime...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2011
Last comment by Samantha McBride, on Feb 19, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 5 comments | 2052 Views

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Palo Alto council backs lane cuts on Cal Ave

Palo Alto's plan to transform California Avenue into a two-lane pedestrian-friendly boulevard sped ahead Monday night (Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Agree with mj, on Feb 21, 2011 at 10:37 pm | 63 comments | 4045 Views

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GOP plan would trigger major layoffs at SLAC

The prospect of major layoffs at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and other federally funded institutions was raised...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Perry P, on Mar 26, 2011 at 2:22 am | 77 comments | 4940 Views

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Reflections: Anniversary of EPA plane crash

Today (Feb. 17) marks the first anniversary of the twin-engine Cessna 310R plane crash that knocked out power to Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 17, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 1831 Views

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Stanford, Packard nurses OK potential strike

Nurses for Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's hospitals voted overwhelmingly in favor of a possible strike on Thursday...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Ashley, on Mar 3, 2011 at 3:44 pm | 66 comments | 5897 Views

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Burglar flees Stanford Shopping Center parking lot

A rash of daytime car burglaries took place at Stanford Shopping Center this week, including three today (Feb. 19), according...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by Former Employee, on Jul 17, 2012 at 7:18 am | 21 comments | 4006 Views

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School board to discuss math task force tonight

The Palo Alto school district would convene a parent-teacher task force on elementary school mathematics under a proposal...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Is it really a top priority?, on Feb 23, 2011 at 4:45 pm | 13 comments | 2287 Views

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Work set to begin at busy El Camino intersection

One of Palo Alto's busiest and most dangerous intersections will soon be equipped with larger sidewalks, new signs and bulbouts...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Louise, on Feb 24, 2011 at 12:24 am | 41 comments | 2784 Views

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Palo Alto police apprehend robbery suspect

Police have arrested a San Jose man in connection with the robberies of a pizza delivery man and a woman whose purse was...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 24, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 32 comments | 2301 Views

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Palo Alto wrestles with composting dilemma

The battle between Palo Alto's environmentalists over the future of local composting resumed Wednesday night when both sides...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by New Range Power Corp, on Mar 3, 2011 at 7:24 pm | 18 comments | 5135 Views
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