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Pipeline involved in San Bruno blast runs through Palo Alto

The aging natural-gas pipeline under investigation in the Sept. 9 San Bruno explosion and fire also runs through Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by jardins, on Sep 20, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 27 comments | 3621 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two Sunday quakes were 'relatively shallow'

The two Sunday earthquakes that jolted parts of the Midpeninsula and were centered in Los Altos occurred at a depth considered...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by yabadoo, on Dec 21, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 27 comments | 6788 Views

AROUND TOWN

Manager embezzles $70K from neighborhood group

The former manager of a south Palo Alto neighborhood association has admitted to embezzling tens of thousands of dollars...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 24, 2011 at 3:43 pm | 27 comments | 3497 Views

AROUND TOWN

The ripples of Sept. 11

Ten years ago, the Midpeninsula was jolted awake on a Tuesday by urgent phone calls and televised images no one could soon...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by profile kilt, on Sep 14, 2011 at 12:06 pm | 27 comments | 2760 Views

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Golf course architect presents new plan

Golf-course architect Forrest Richardson presented a new plan for reconfiguring Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course, which would...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Jan 30, 2012 at 2:10 pm | 27 comments | 2295 Views

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Editorial: Generous offer to electrify Caltrain, but at what cost?

In its struggle to gain credibility in the wake of more than doubling the cost to build a high-speed-rail line between San...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 21, 2012 at 6:15 pm | 27 comments | 3502 Views

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Any Alternatives to the "New" KGO Talk Radio Format?

I ask this because I think the "new" KGO format without the local personalities is truly horrible. It's like a bland repeating...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Mar. 24, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 11, 2016 at 7:30 pm | 27 comments | 2871 Views

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Palo Alto, police union reach tentative deal

After nine months of tense negotiations, Palo Alto and its largest police union have reached a tentative deal -- an agreement...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Hold On, on May 19, 2012 at 6:25 am | 27 comments | 2762 Views

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New Palo Alto homes give snapshot of sellers' market

The average number of days that a Palo Alto house stayed on the market during the first half of 2013 was 20 days. A condo...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Longtime Paly resident, on Jul 27, 2013 at 5:50 pm | 27 comments | 8772 Views

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Police missed stroke signs after man hits cars

When William Brian Bedwell left his Palo Alto apartment on the morning of April 14, he kissed his wife and headed off to...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by CHARLES, on Jun 5, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 27 comments | 8344 Views

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Does the Utilities Dept. have an 'unlimited' budget

The latest commandment mailing from Utilities is a prime example of a big budget and "mailed brochures' telling us what...

Original post made by Kate on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by opt out, on Jul 10, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 27 comments | 1232 Views

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Palo Alto set to approve digital artwork for City Hall lobby

The latest element in Palo Alto's roughly $4.5-million effort to enhance the ground floor at City Hall will be nearly impossible...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Egos Gratification, on Dec 3, 2014 at 12:22 pm | 27 comments | 5598 Views

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New transportation vision targets congestion, parking

From congested roads to inadequate parking, transportation problems have been driving most of the debates at City Hall over...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Sep 6, 2015 at 6:43 pm | 27 comments | 3302 Views

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Larry Ellison buys Epiphany Hotel in Palo Alto

Larry Ellison, one of Silicon Valley's wealthiest and most extravagant high-tech titans, has added to his collection of riches...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 16, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 27 comments | 11330 Views

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Neighborhood wins ban on two-story homes

Los Arboles residents take pride in their neighborhood's diversity, but they are fairly united when it comes to the topic...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by LC, on Nov 11, 2015 at 8:02 pm | 27 comments | 8839 Views

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Stanford commencement emphasizes history, action

Stanford University's 125th commencement on Sunday morning was typically joyous, celebratory and momentous, while also historical...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by Get Informed, on Jun 14, 2016 at 4:46 pm | 27 comments | 6143 Views

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Brock Turner judge criticized for child-pornography sentencing

The campaign to recall Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for his controversial sentencing of former Stanford University...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Marrol, on Aug 11, 2016 at 9:13 am | 27 comments | 5540 Views

RESTAURANTS

Hot night, long lines for ice cream

Fans of the ice cream sandwich and other frozen treats waited up to an hour or more on Thursday night outside of Cream, Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Leonardo Leal, on Jul 1, 2013 at 10:06 am | 27 comments | 6282 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Who let the (hot)dogs out?

It's not easy turning an old, used bookstore into a new, modern restaurant, but Jacquetta Lannan is apparently up to the...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Expiry, on Dec 7, 2014 at 10:17 pm | 27 comments | 8538 Views

BOOKS

Measure N ups annual library operating costs by $1.1million

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Original post made by hidden costs on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by hidden costs, on Oct 15, 2008 at 3:42 pm | 27 comments | 4178 Views
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