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Egrets and herons, oh my!

They're large and white with spectacular plumage pompadours and they make otherworldly sounds like ET. Snowy egrets are flocking...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by very1silent, on Jun 7, 2011 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 2156 Views

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Today is first Spare the Air day of summer

The first Spare the Air day of the season has been called for today (Tuesday, June 21) throughout the Bay Area, an air district...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 21, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 1065 Views

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Two injured in crash near Foothill Expressway

Two people were injured Friday morning (July 1) when a truck and a van collided off Foothill Expressway in Palo Alto, forcing...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by red light, on Jul 1, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1310 Views

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Letters

<B>Online anonymity Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15165 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by No, on Jul 2, 2011 at 5:56 am | 2 comments | 1212 Views

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Trail connections a focus for new POST leader

Creating trail connections among open-space parcels on the Peninsula will be the next great focus of local land preservation,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2011
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Jul 5, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 5141 Views

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PG&E to test gas pipeline beneath Palo Alto

PG&E will conduct pressure-testing in the next two months on its gas transmission line running through Palo Alto, the utility...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 15, 2011 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 1101 Views

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The ultimate do-it-yourself project

Aside from the unfinished landscaping and a few missing pieces of furniture, it's hard to tell Sam and Alice Katwan are recovering...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by rebuilt, on Jul 20, 2011 at 9:21 am | 2 comments | 1990 Views

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County considers adopting heritage oak 'Granny'

People plan estates for their parents, their spouses, their children and pets. Now some Menlo Park residents are being asked...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 21, 2011 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 1130 Views

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Headache clinic to open at Stanford

A new clinic dedicated to arguably one of the most common human ailments -- the headache -- will open on July 28 at Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by needit, on Jul 22, 2011 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 1403 Views

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Energy conservation with style

Insulation, airtight window frames, solar power and a heat-recovery ventilation system helped Clarum Homes earn its first...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 27, 2011 at 5:04 am | 2 comments | 1109 Views

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Environmentalists on hand for closure of Palo Alto landfill

Former Palo Alto City Council members Enid Pearson and Emily Renzel aided crews by shoveling dirt onto the last exposed portion...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Trash man, on Jul 31, 2011 at 8:14 pm | 2 comments | 1448 Views

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Petition to save Hangar One

Please read the story in the Mountain View Voice http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=4594...

Original post made by Neighbor on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:33 pm | 2 comments | 953 Views

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Around Town

<B>FLOCK OF BICYCLES ... </B>Residents don't have to walk (or bike) too far from City Hall to get a glimpse of Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by more parking, on Aug 12, 2011 at 8:37 pm | 2 comments | 1131 Views

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High Speed Rail interview with Assemblyman Jerry Hill

Assemblyman Jerry Hill was interviewed by Phil Matier on KPIX (CBS) TV this Sunday morning. It is about 5 minutes in length. You...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Aug. 14, 2011
Last comment by sad, on Aug 14, 2011 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 1049 Views

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Remembering Andy Garcia on 9/11 anniversary

The annual Andy Garcia 5K run, walk and bike event in Portola Valley will be held on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5. The community...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Sep 1, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1669 Views

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Palo Alto Bowl: Heart-to-Heart, Person-to-Person Conversation With Mayor Espinoza...

Do you love the Palo Alto Bowl? Are you free at 2 pm on Friday, September 9th? Wherever you are, we want "you" at Palo...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Sep. 5, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Sep 6, 2011 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 1069 Views

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Why did the cormorant cross the road?

Yesterday, around 5:50-- 6pm at El Camino and Page Mill Road We saw 2 or 3 police cars and a guy with a motorcycle helmet...

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by Lucky ducklings, on Sep 6, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 1011 Views

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Woman killed in hit-and-run on East Bayshore

A woman killed in a Redwood City hit-and-run crash Tuesday evening has been identified as 53-year-old Nora Fuentes-Arias...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Sep 8, 2011 at 2:11 pm | 2 comments | 1326 Views

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Alice Smith: A View from the U.K.

I was in Farnborough, England, at my desk at Computer Science Corporation (CSC), in a telephone negotiation with a Washington...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 10, 2011 at 6:34 pm | 2 comments | 1280 Views

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Demolition of Palo Alto Bowl: a Violation of Both ADA Code and United States Code

If you don't join us around 2:15 or so at Palo Alto City Hall, then please call and/or e-mail the city councill!! _____________________________________________________________ Asi...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Sep 9, 2011 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments | 1163 Views
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