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M. Kenneth Oshman, Silicon Valley pioneer, dies

Silicon Valley pioneer and Jewish community center benefactor M. Kenneth Oshman has died. He was 71. Oshman, an Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by PAPD-Critic, on Aug 10, 2011 at 9:55 pm | 3 comments | 1479 Views

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Local political activists rally outside office of Rep. Anna Eshoo

About 50 local political activists sang, chanted and waved picket signs in front of U.S. Congresswoman Anna Eshoo's office...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:55 pm | 14 comments | 2018 Views

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Editorial: A little sanity from fire union

After apparently rethinking its "shoot first, ask questions later" strategy, Local 1319 of Palo Alto Professional Firefighters...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by ann, on Aug 16, 2011 at 8:48 am | 10 comments | 1710 Views

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PG&E pipeline-testing project in Palo Alto begins

The PG&E gas-pipeline-testing project began with staging and excavation Thursday and will continue through late September,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:42 am | 4 comments | 1285 Views

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Atherton set to hire firm to outsource services

The town of Atherton is poised to hire Interwest Consulting Group to provide services now performed by its building department...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ryan, on Aug 17, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 1507 Views

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Study: High-speed rail could use Caltrain corridor

Caltrain officials on Wednesday presented the results of a study that tested the feasibility of integrating high-speed...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by milt, on Aug 30, 2011 at 9:56 pm | 46 comments | 3217 Views

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VIDEO: 100th anniversary of women's suffrage

The League of Women Voters of Palo Alto recently hosted a summer gathering honoring the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 19, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 2443 Views

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HP announces huge shift in strategy

In a dramatic strategy shift that left investors shaken, HP announced Thursday it is considering a spinoff of its PC business...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by sellit, on Aug 22, 2011 at 9:50 pm | 17 comments | 2218 Views

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Palo Alto has ample vacant parking spaces

Hundreds of permit-parking spaces in downtown Palo Alto are unused, according to the recently completed parking analysis...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Business Owner, on Aug 23, 2011 at 12:16 am | 19 comments | 2161 Views

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Palo Alto to shop around for electricity projects

Palo Alto's utility officials have a pleasant conundrum on their hands these days -- a $50 million fund that the city can...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 26, 2011 at 5:53 pm | 38 comments | 2385 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Dr. Mahadevan

Dr. S.V. Mahadevan is associate chief of the Division of Emergency Medicine, associate professor of surgery at Stanford Medical...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Lisa Van Dusen , on Aug 25, 2011 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 2094 Views

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'I'm happy. Lucky -- alive,' instructor says after plane crash

A small airplane made an emergency landing in the Ravenswood Open Space Preserve near East Palo Alto this morning. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by jardins, on Aug 24, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 21 comments | 1500 Views

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Political establishment split over labor measure

When Palo Alto's firefighters spearheaded a ballot measure last year that sought to freeze staffing levels in the Fire Department,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jaime, on Aug 24, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 10 comments | 1467 Views

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Possible epilepsy trigger point identified

A brain-circuit defect that triggers the most common form of childhood epilepsy has been identified by Stanford University...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by A Senior, on Aug 27, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 5 comments | 2268 Views

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Homeowners to pay more for school bond

It will cost the average Palo Alto property owner an additional $10 a year to repay the $378 million bond that is upgrading...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Need Schools, on Aug 24, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 4 comments | 1293 Views

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Pilot error blamed for June 8 plane crash

A June 8 plane crash at the Palo Alto Municipal Airport was due to pilot error, National Transportation Safety Board investigators...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 25, 2011 at 3:05 pm | 5 comments | 1256 Views

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Editorial: Amazon's misguided fight against sales tax

We hope the public will wholeheartedly back local businesses, including longtime Palo Alto merchants Jeff Selzer of Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 31, 2011 at 5:04 am | 38 comments | 2145 Views

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Plan for 'blended' rail system gains steam

A proposal by three lawmakers to blend high-speed rail and Caltrain on the Peninsula received a boost Friday when a panel...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 4, 2011 at 7:28 am | 41 comments | 2158 Views

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Palo Alto seeks to spruce up water-treatment plant

As Palo Alto strives to sort out the future of its financially shaky waste operation, city officials are proceeding with...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 1, 2011 at 10:04 pm | 3 comments | 1486 Views

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Sandas resigns as Chamber of Commerce CEO

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce is searching for a new leader after CEO Paula Sandas announced her plan to step down at...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 3, 2011 at 3:54 pm | 7 comments | 1851 Views
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