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Palo Alto paraglider dies near Pacifica

A body of a paraglider was found by a fisherman in the ocean near Mussel Rock near Pacifica Sunday morning, according to...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by A neighbor, on Feb 9, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 3359 Views

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Bicyclist shot, wounded in East Palo Alto

A 39-year-old man shot multiple times while riding his bicycle in East Palo Alto early Friday morning is expected to survive,...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Becky, on Mar 30, 2010 at 10:29 am | 3 comments | 2691 Views

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Love in the Internet age

Seven haphazardly scrawled digits cut across the backside of a crinkled, slightly damp coaster, recovered this morning from...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 16, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 2503 Views

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Welcoming the rain

Raindrops splash in a puddle outside Borders bookstore on University Avenue in Palo Alto Friday. A red glow from the Borders...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on Feb 17, 2009 at 6:26 pm | 3 comments | 2282 Views

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Anyone feel an earthquake just now, 9:43 pm, Sat?

Just checking. Just felt a big earth tremor and heard a bang, but no lamps are swinging. What was it? ...

Original post made by Tremor? on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Tremor, on Mar 2, 2009 at 11:35 am | 3 comments | 2428 Views

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Carly Fiorina undergoes breast-cancer surgery

Carly Fiorina had breast-cancer surgery performed on Monday at Stanford Hospital and has a good prognosis for a full recovery,...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 6, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 3 comments | 2436 Views

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Raging Grannies rock Cinequest film festival

The Raging Grannies hit the silver screen this weekend as local filmmaker Pam Walton premieres her new documentary on the...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Granny G, on Mar 7, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 3 comments | 2419 Views

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Comcast Customers: ?Notified of Switch to Digital April 1, 2009

This is to Comcast customers. Have you receiving anything in the mail from Comcast about the change to digital? I was told...

Original post made by nat on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by nat, on Mar 18, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 3 comments | 2118 Views

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Hate Zone

Does anyone actually think that posting a "no hate zone" sign is going to deter someone from committing a hate crime? Don't...

Original post made by Carol Zink on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Sean, on Mar 21, 2009 at 8:49 pm | 3 comments | 2081 Views

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Wave of the future

Stacey Yates knew she wanted her business, Skin Spirit, to become more environmentally friendly, but the director of the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Inherent pollution of botox, on Apr 8, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 3 comments | 3416 Views

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Our Town: 'Three Angels'

Among friends, I'm known to share music I like. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10720...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by anne bergman, on Apr 13, 2009 at 10:53 am | 3 comments | 2391 Views

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No bike racks at our sports parks

I have just returned from Hoover Park and was surprised to find that there is no safe place to lock bikes. Many of the players...

Original post made by Sport Family on Apr. 11, 2009
Last comment by Sports Family, on Apr 12, 2009 at 9:42 am | 3 comments | 2078 Views

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Giant sculpture to get its own park in Palo Alto

A huge modern, bent-steel sculpture at San Antonio Road and Alma Street will be moved two blocks to its own "pocket park,"...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Gus L., on Apr 18, 2009 at 11:07 pm | 3 comments | 2202 Views

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Comcast digital switchover/Expanded Basic

I've been getting conflicting information and haven't gotten the Comcast box yet for the switch, which I'm told by a Comcast...

Original post made by nat on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth, on May 15, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 3 comments | 3339 Views

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Gardening for the birds

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12331 posted Tuesday, May 12, 2009, 11:21...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Grace, on May 21, 2009 at 9:19 am | 3 comments | 2747 Views

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Maybe A Silly Question ... Embarcadero & Alma Underpass

I used to walk under the Alma/Embarcadero underpass to go to high school when I was a kid. I always thought the massive...

Original post made by Bruce on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 3:54 am | 3 comments | 2179 Views

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how pure is palo alto tap water?

Is there anyplace I can see an analysis of our tap water? Is it worth it or recommended to buy one of those water filter...

Original post made by water drinker on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by thirsty, on May 31, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 3095 Views

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Sick of it: little people getting screwed again

I am so sick of hearing about how the city employees have it good. The private sector had it good until everything fell in...

Original post made by me on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Not envious, on Jul 3, 2009 at 8:29 am | 3 comments | 1830 Views

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The pursuit of happiness on the Fourth

Staying home for a holiday weekend has its perks. With a range of Fourth of July events nearby, locals can celebrate our...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Penny, on Jul 2, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 2646 Views

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Firefighters contain five-alarm Menlo Park blaze

Firefighters battled a five-alarm fire Thursday night at a structure containing three townhouses at 15 Susan Gale Court in...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Steve B., on Jul 17, 2009 at 8:57 pm | 3 comments | 2126 Views
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