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The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Maureen Helm, on Aug 26, 2015 at 8:31 pm | 1065 comments | 165171 Views

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Voters shoot down Maybell development

A grassroots campaign in Palo Alto to overturn an approved housing development on Maybell Avenue scored a sweeping Election...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by BabyBoomerGuru, on Dec 16, 2013 at 11:46 am | 262 comments | 19931 Views

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Miki's Market in Palo Alto to close

Less than six months after Miki's Farm Fresh Market opened its doors at Alma Plaza, filling a vacancy that has blighted the...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by JP, on Feb 15, 2014 at 10:37 pm | 221 comments | 6220 Views

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Eruv approved after eight years

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Original post made on Jun. 19, 2007
Last comment by Fireman, on Aug 23, 2007 at 8:55 pm | 200 comments | 10144 Views

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Eichler community divided over two-story houses

When a group of Fairmeadow residents launched an effort two years ago to ban new two-story buildings in their Eichler neighborhood,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 6, 2010 at 8:07 am | 192 comments | 5941 Views

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Here is what happens when you actually measure airplane noise

From Atherton Town Manager's Report "Beginning at 2 pm on May 13 through 11 am on May 14, Coffman Associates (Airport...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Jul 15, 2015 at 7:34 am | 184 comments | 2497 Views

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Shut Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant which is near to two fault lines.

I am pro-nuclear except when the plant is in seismically active areas. Diablo Canyon Power Plant is an electricity-generating...

Original post made by Annie on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Wally sez, on Jul 10, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 182 comments | 14027 Views

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Palo Alto may sue state high-speed rail authority

Palo Alto community outrage and City Council skepticism will not stop the state agency in charge of the high-speed rail project...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 14, 2009 at 7:57 am | 171 comments | 6487 Views

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Neighbors want Facebook to be better friend

A fleet of sleek, black buses designed to cut down on the amount of traffic generated by Facebook's 1,000 employees in the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Oct 7, 2010 at 10:40 am | 169 comments | 7745 Views

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Page Mill Road YMCA to close Oct. 1

The Page Mill Road YMCA in Palo Alto is closing this fall when its 10-year lease is up, Chief Operations Officer Elizabeth...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by YOU STOLE OUR MONEY, on Jul 16, 2014 at 3:46 pm | 162 comments | 13587 Views

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Area Democrats laud 'historic' health care bill

A bill reforming America's health care system, what one Bay Area congressman said was "one of the most important bills in...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on May 23, 2011 at 2:40 pm | 157 comments | 4763 Views

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Condoleezza Rice hints at returning to Stanford

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Original post made on May. 23, 2008
Last comment by Peter, on May 30, 2008 at 5:11 pm | 155 comments | 9539 Views

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Eshoo supports Occupy Wall Street protesters

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, supports the Occupy Wall Street protests and said she is "surprised people weren't out...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 29, 2011 at 4:57 pm | 147 comments | 4614 Views

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When are they going to outlaw burning fires in fireplaces?

I haven't been able to open my windows for fresh air all evening because someone has been burning wood since this afternoon...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by Think About It, on Dec 21, 2012 at 4:27 pm | 147 comments | 11144 Views

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Train hits car, service suspended

Caltrain service was suspended Friday just after 5 p.m. when a train hit an automobile at the Charleston Road crossing in...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on May 20, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 144 comments | 5515 Views

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Senior-housing project in Palo Alto riles neighbors

An overflowing crowd of Barron Park and Green Acres ll residents vented their frustration with dense housing and traffic...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Briones Parent, on May 3, 2013 at 1:22 pm | 144 comments | 11415 Views

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Video imagines Palo Alto's high-speed-rail future

The sleek, blue train zips on elevated tracks along Churchill Avenue, soaring high above passing cars, traffic lights, meandering...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Stop the Seijika, on Apr 12, 2009 at 7:45 pm | 143 comments | 7671 Views

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Palo Alto churches to display anti-torture banners

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Original post made on May. 30, 2008
Last comment by are the banners still up?, on Jun 23, 2008 at 6:28 pm | 142 comments | 7298 Views

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Longtime dim sum spot, Cho's on California Avenue, to close

Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum, a 35-year-old hole-in-the-wall Chinese restaurant on California Avenue, will be serving potstickers,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Marty, on Mar 12, 2014 at 1:53 pm | 141 comments | 133137 Views

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Caltrain improvements may come soon because of High Speed Rail

I think these are both important upgrades to the existing Caltrain system. According to the Mercury-News: "What particularly...

Original post made by Greg K on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by Clem, on Dec 1, 2008 at 8:02 pm | 135 comments | 17242 Views
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