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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Immigrant valley

In HBO's new series "Silicon Valley," filmed in and around Palo Alto, a group of techies live, work and breathe their next-big-thing...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 26, 2014 at 4:57 pm | 28 comments | 9586 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local Whole Foods markets implicated in pricing violations

A statewide investigation of pricing irregularities by Whole Foods Market, including at its Palo Alto store, has resulted...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jen C , on Sep 8, 2014 at 2:05 pm | 28 comments | 13444 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VTA considers complete bus route overhaul

In an effort to increase bus ridership and prepare for an onslaught of commuters from new BART stations in Milpitas and San...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2016
Last comment by Arthur Keller, on May 4, 2016 at 12:01 pm | 28 comments | 4060 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Serious about song

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Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 23, 2008 at 9:35 pm | 28 comments | 4484 Views

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Expect major traffic during Amgen ride

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Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Where's the outrage?, on Feb 17, 2008 at 1:28 pm | 28 comments | 5216 Views

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Second night robbery occurs along Calif. Ave.

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Original post made on Sep. 11, 2008
Last comment by Close CA Ave Station, on Oct 28, 2008 at 11:26 pm | 28 comments | 3485 Views

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Know Knew Books could be in its final chapter

The sign spells out Know Knew Books' bleak economic state in big red letters, amid the window display of books, action figurines...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 5, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 28 comments | 5691 Views

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E. Meadow Circle: Less housing, more business?

A bustling business park, a fresh crop of stores, a new overpass above the highway and a bike path along Adobe Creek are...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Mistake, on Jun 21, 2010 at 8:49 pm | 28 comments | 2907 Views

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Third Middle-Of-The-Road Stop Sign Taken Out This Morning in College Terrace

This stop sign at College & Columbia has been taken out twice now in a month. Another was taken out two months ago two blocks...

Original post made by McGrude on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by McGrude, on Aug 12, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 28 comments | 2401 Views

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Palo Alto seeks to tame unruly permitting process

Palo Alto officials have launched a new initiative to revamp the city's convoluted and much maligned building and permitting...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Aug 3, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 28 comments | 4119 Views

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Why does no one use their turn signals in Palo Alto?

There is not a day that goes by that I wait at a stop sign for someone to drive by when at the last second, they jam on their...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 31, 2010 at 11:19 pm | 28 comments | 3050 Views

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HP sues Hurd, 'John Does' to block Oracle hiring

HP's fired President Mark Hurd knows too much about the inner workings of HP to be allowed to go to work for competitor Oracle...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Sep 9, 2010 at 8:22 am | 28 comments | 2334 Views

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Schools to require new vaccine for pertussis

Starting this fall, California public and private schools will require students in grades 7 through 12 to have a booster...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by laevern, on Nov 13, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 28 comments | 3191 Views

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Old Palo Alto residents start neighborhood association

Old Palo Alto neighborhood resident Nadia Naik never saw herself as a community activist. But when the issue of high-speed...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2011
Last comment by Herbert Kanner, on Apr 26, 2014 at 12:07 am | 28 comments | 8212 Views

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Palo Alto awash with cell-tower proposals

Palo Alto residents concerned about the recent flood of cell-tower and antenna proposals should have plenty to complain about...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by we are doomed, on Jun 1, 2011 at 6:29 am | 28 comments | 2491 Views

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VMWare plans massive expansion in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's information-technology giant VMWare is preparing to gobble up one of the largest and most lucrative research...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Emily, on May 31, 2011 at 7:22 pm | 28 comments | 3407 Views

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Foothill board chooses air force base

The former Onizuka Air Force Station in Sunnyvale has been chosen as a new campus for Foothill College, Foothill-De Anza...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Minor detail, on Aug 14, 2011 at 4:49 pm | 28 comments | 5203 Views

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Q&A: Jane Fonda on life, longevity and activism

Actress, activist, author and fitness guru Jane Fonda answers Almanac questions about longevity and its effects, and activism...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 28, 2011 at 6:07 am | 28 comments | 2100 Views

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Private service for Steve Jobs held Sunday at Stanford

Several hundred friends and family of Steve Jobs gathered for a private memorial service at Stanford Memorial Church Sunday...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 22, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 28 comments | 2642 Views

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Air district urges public to avoid burning wood

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking the public to refrain from burning wood today (Tuesday, Dec. 27). Read...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by smokey, on Dec 30, 2011 at 12:42 pm | 28 comments | 2771 Views
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