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<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 | 1496 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 | 1771 Views

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Caltrain slows train at Charleston crossing

Caltrain has ordered a dramatic slowdown of its trains going through the Charleston Road crossing in Palo Alto while the...

Original post made on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by machine, on May 11, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 41 comments | 2540 Views

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Jim Burch

When Jim Burch considers the pursuits that earned him a Lifetimes of Achievement award, his attitude is characteristically...

Original post made on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by Joseph Kott, on May 8, 2011 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1332 Views

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Palo Alto Online launches video academy

Palo Alto Online is looking for residents interested in joining our team in covering community issues and events on video....

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by huh?, on May 10, 2011 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 1337 Views

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Weekend break-in at Paly results in loss

Palo Alto High School Principal Phil Winston confirmed that a weekend break-in of the school's Tower Building resulted in...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Outta Control Dept., on May 15, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 7 comments | 1454 Views

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Palo Alto eyes changes to binding-arbitration law

After balking last year, Palo Alto officials renewed their push Tuesday night to kill or modify a local law that empowers...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by John, on May 14, 2011 at 12:25 pm | 22 comments | 1995 Views

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Stanford Hospital expansion wins key vote

After four years of hearings, debates and negotiations, Stanford University Medical Center's proposal to dramatically expand...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on May 15, 2011 at 11:44 am | 25 comments | 2217 Views

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PaloAltoGreen scores national first-place rating

Ten Palo Alto neighborhoods have helped the city garner first place for renewable-energy participation in a federal Department...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Googlegeek, on May 12, 2011 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 1277 Views

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Stanford trail set to open

A long-awaited trail that runs south of Page Mill Road and Foothill Expressway through the foothills could be open to the...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Joe McAuliffe, on May 24, 2011 at 11:10 pm | 20 comments | 2666 Views

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Letters

Parking prosperity Read the letter to the editor here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14882 posted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Bryan Long, on May 16, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 1583 Views

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COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK: Taking tolerance one step further

Learning to use diversity for positive social change will be the aim of a Sunday (May 15) workshop hosted at the Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Scott, on May 16, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 7 comments | 1411 Views

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Where did that bedroom come from?

Walk into any home, and you will find traces of the people living there now, and all of those who have come before. It is...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 17, 2011 at 11:05 am | 3 comments | 1278 Views

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Expert: DNA match in attempted murder, rape case

Lionel Blanks Jr. of Santa Clara is the source of semen in a brutal rape and attempted murder of a 29-year-old woman, a DNA...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by , on May 17, 2011 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 1812 Views

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Palo Alto creates new 'Hospital District' for Stanford expansion

The largest development project in Palo Alto's history will soon have a brand new zoning district designed specifically to...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Can't believe it!, on May 21, 2011 at 8:49 am | 11 comments | 1798 Views

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Palo Alto traffic disruptions Friday night

Smile and wave if you encounter a swarm of formal-clad bicyclists on Palo Alto streets tonight. Police are warning of "significant...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 21, 2011 at 11:03 pm | 49 comments | 2021 Views

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Residents: High-speed rail would affect home values

If and when high-speed rail is built in Palo Alto, properties and home values will decrease, residents predicted Thursday...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by HSR is a distraction, on May 24, 2011 at 2:02 pm | 33 comments | 2112 Views

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Analysis: The Great Recession's silver lining

A jaunt through Palo Alto City Hall these days can make visitors feel like they're on the set of "Extreme Makeover: Home...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Kalamanjaro, on May 24, 2011 at 2:58 pm | 12 comments | 1932 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 | 1493 Views

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Palo Alto pursues 'optimistic' budget for police, fire

Palo Alto's message to its public-safety unions has been clear throughout this budget season: Give the city more than $4...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 28, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 54 comments | 1962 Views
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