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Eshoo recovering from successful appendectomy

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, underwent an appendectomy Tuesday and will spend the week recuperating from the successful...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by PA mom, on Jun 9, 2011 at 11:51 pm | 3 comments | 6972 Views

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The Future of Palo Alto? Euro traffic article from NYT

Is this the future of traffic in Palo Alto? Interesting tactics and results as reported by the NY Times. Europe Stifles...

Original post made by Anon on Jun. 26, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 27, 2011 at 7:35 am | 3 comments | 1271 Views

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Man dies, girl injured in Menlo Park crash

A man died and a girl was injured in a multi-vehicle crash in Menlo Park Tuesday night, according to the California Highway...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Geez, on Jul 2, 2011 at 12:54 am | 3 comments | 1496 Views

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Jewish Museum director to head Cantor center

Connie Wolf, who heads San Francisco's Contemporary Jewish Museum as its director and CEO, will return to her college roots...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Harriet Chessman, on Jul 22, 2011 at 10:46 am | 3 comments | 20002 Views

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Two men arrested after high-speed chase

Two men taken into custody Wednesday night after leading law enforcement officials on a lengthy car chase through the East...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 29, 2011 at 10:21 am | 3 comments | 1939 Views

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Poor software in HP laptop

I have an HP laptop which came with a bad audio driver. HP has helped me reinstall the OS, and the bad driver, but since...

Original post made by Jean Znidarsic on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 27, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 1240 Views

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Caltrain shifts to new rail operator

Over the next five months, Caltrain operations will transition from Amtrak to TransitAmerica Services Inc., following the...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by chris, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 3 comments | 10638 Views

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CHP reports rise in DUIs over Labor Day weekend

The California Highway Patrol has reported more DUIs over the Labor Day weekend compared to last year, but fewer fatalities...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 7, 2011 at 6:05 pm | 3 comments | 1516 Views

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Rail critics prepare for debate over project's costs

As the California High-Speed Rail Authority prepares to release its long-awaited business plan next month, legislators and...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by resident, on Sep 21, 2011 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 1580 Views

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Green Vehicles, Inc., the precursor to Solyndra

The city of Salinas lost $500k by investing in an electic car company (Green Vehicles, Inc). Private investors did not invest...

Original post made by Jerry on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 31, 2011 at 5:46 am | 3 comments | 1551 Views

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Palo Altans prepare for massive earthquake drill

More than 8.5 million Californians will be refilling emergency kits, ducking under tables or standing in doorways as they...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by 3.9, on Oct 20, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 1816 Views

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Campaign signs go missing -- so does cell phone

Who will be elected to the Menlo Park Fire Protection District (MPFPD) Board of Directors is not a question keeping most...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Dec 28, 2012 at 9:07 am | 3 comments | 2399 Views

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Two earthquakes hit Bay Area Thursday

The U.S. Geological Survey has downgraded Thursday night's earthquake from its original preliminary magnitude of 4.2, to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by rapture, on Oct 21, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 3 comments | 1964 Views

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Conjoined twins to be separated at Lucile Packard

Two-year-old conjoined twins will be separated this week at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in a surgery expected to last...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Lander Blanza, on May 2, 2012 at 4:49 am | 3 comments | 1824 Views

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Pay-by-space parking arrives in Menlo Park

Menlo Park's trial run of pay-by-space meters starts this week as part of a new range of options offering people the choice...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by TEST IT OUT, on Nov 3, 2011 at 2:18 am | 3 comments | 1605 Views

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David Boesch resigns as San Mateo County manager

David Boesch, the current San Mateo County manager and former Menlo Park city manager, will resign the county post Dec. 31,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2011
Last comment by A Concerned Citizen, on Nov 21, 2011 at 12:14 am | 3 comments | 15733 Views

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Great need for holiday turkeys in Bay Area

A food bank in the Bay Area is banking on the generosity of residents as it tries to collect enough turkeys to feed families...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2011
Last comment by amitofu, on Nov 21, 2011 at 12:09 pm | 3 comments | 1606 Views

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Secret Republican Meeting to Stop Mitt

Breaking from CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2011/11/23/politics/secret-romney-meeting/index.html "Representatives for leading social...

Original post made by Lawrence on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 23, 2011 at 4:00 pm | 3 comments | 1293 Views

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Only 500 new homes sold in entire U.S. in both Oct & Nov - PA stats?

I read the below post and it made me wonder how many new homes (as distinct from resold homes) were sold in Palo Alto in...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by Misleading Title, on Dec 27, 2011 at 9:38 am | 3 comments | 1614 Views

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Why No Mention Of Single Payer Bill In California ?

Did I miss it or was there absolutely nothing in the news, or here about Senate Bill 810 authored by Mark Leno that was voted...

Original post made by Anon. on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 29, 2012 at 8:41 pm | 3 comments | 1296 Views
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