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A Measure E primer

The pros and cons of Measure E. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22944 posted...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Dumb measure, on Oct 22, 2011 at 10:03 pm | 2 comments | 1102 Views

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Winter Spare the Air season starts Tuesday

Come Tuesday, you'll have to think twice before burning logs in your fireplace or any other solid fuel because Nov. 1 marks...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2011
Last comment by someone, on Oct 30, 2011 at 10:31 pm | 2 comments | 1243 Views

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Why are there a bunch of RVs parked at Stanford near El Camino Real

Dorms overcrowded? Has this got to do with football?...

Original post made by PasserBy on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by All on TV News, on Nov 12, 2011 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 922 Views

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Far away in a manger

For hundreds of years, countless artists have been depicting the same setting over and over — with remarkable diversity....

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 3, 2011 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 1369 Views

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Go-to gifts

With the arrival of the holiday season comes the flurry of planning and purchasing presents for everyone on your list. But...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 20, 2011 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 1235 Views

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Court maintains charge against knife-carrying man

A Palo Alto man who allegedly posted a video of himself parading around Sequoia Hospital with a 4-inch knife strapped to...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Facebook, on Dec 30, 2011 at 4:54 pm | 2 comments | 1128 Views

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Peer Review Group on High Speed Rail recommends the funding plan not be approved

The Peer Review Group has just issued its report on the funding plan for the High Speed Rail project. They recommend that...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 5, 2012 at 6:14 am | 2 comments | 1410 Views

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Pollen allergies now?

I seem to have pollen allergies but didn't realize it was possible in the winter. Does anyone have an answer? Is it due to...

Original post made by Huh? on Jan. 8, 2012
Last comment by Not smoke, on Jan 9, 2012 at 12:26 am | 2 comments | 931 Views

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Feature story: Skating through time

Olympic champion Brian Boitano has skated on ice rinks throughout the world. He even skated on a glacier in 1988. But some...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by S8marie, on Jan 15, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 3779 Views

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Hundreds celebrate aboard 'Freedom Train'

After singing a rendition of "We Shall Overcome" at Caltrain's San Mateo station, hundreds of Bay Area residents of all ages...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by tru data, on Jan 17, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 1977 Views

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Guest Opinion: Creating their own fields of dreams

I woke up with a startle and a feeling like someone was slowly driving an ice pick into my neck. Very quickly I realized...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 21, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments | 1293 Views

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That terrible stretch of road on El Camino between Embarcadero and Stanford Mall

Everyday I drive on El Camino northbound between the crossroads at Embarcadero and Quarry Road at Stanford Mall. My tires...

Original post made by A Car Driver on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 7, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 2 comments | 1063 Views

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Around Town

<B>A BANNER YEAR ... </B>Residents near downtown Palo Alto have long bemoaned the intrusion of downtown employees into their...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 10, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 1033 Views

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For love of a lute

Doris Williams was raised in the birthplace of General Motors, but the culture she experienced at home in and around Flint,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by Carol, on May 23, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 2 comments | 3985 Views

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Community meeting at Edgewood Plaza tonight

Representatives of The Fresh Market, the new grocer for Edgewood Plaza, will meet with residents at a community meeting at...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 24, 2012 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 1011 Views

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Celebrating the 'Sister Cities of Palo Alto'

Members of the Palo Alto Rotary Club, Neighbors Abroad and Palo Alto city staff gather around the new "Sister Cities of Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 6, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 1252 Views

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Deadly weapon charge? Given the results, yes.

OK the other thread is locked. The are a few people who are complaining about a stapler being declared a deadly weapon....

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 8, 2012 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 979 Views

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Lost cat

Our cat didn't show up last night and we haven't been able to locate him. Below is a description and how to get in touch...

Original post made by Robin on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Michael, on Oct 29, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 1140 Views

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Bigger isn't necessarily better

A far cry from the sprawling estate gardens you'd see in a European countryside (==I sigh ... ==), many Bay Area homes are...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2012
Last comment by shop local, on Mar 31, 2012 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 1114 Views

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Stanford founds institute to study cosmic humor -- it's no joke

Stanford University's newest research institute has some people in the scientific community laughing, but the university...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by PAL, on Apr 10, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 1279 Views
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