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Palo Alto considers legal options against Caltrain

Weeks after learning about Caltrain's plan to seek an exemption from California's environmental law for its proposed electrification...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by southbayresident, on Jan 28, 2015 at 8:54 pm | 58 comments | 5823 Views

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Sutter Health, Blue Shield in contract dispute

Hundreds of thousands of people have been told they will need to switch doctors soon due to a contract dispute between Sutter...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Eve in Mountain View, on Jan 28, 2015 at 11:42 am | 37 comments | 9454 Views

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Ravenswood school district to integrate mindfulness, yoga into regular curriculum

All 3,400 students in the Ravenswood City School District will soon have yoga and mindfulness as a regular part of their...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Mark Abramson, on Jan 28, 2015 at 10:12 am | 12 comments | 6938 Views

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Menlo Park Fire district gets green light to buy a drone

A hand-held aerial drone, probably one with four helicopter blades, will likely take up residence soon in the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Jan 25, 2015 at 10:35 pm | 5 comments | 1766 Views

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New police chief brings new attitude

When East Palo Alto's new police Chief Albert Pardini took over in November, he inherited a department that was struggling...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by What?, on Jan 24, 2015 at 1:05 am | 9 comments | 5603 Views

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Groundbreaking piece on East Palo Alto and the development of Silicon Valley

http://techcrunch.com/2015/01/10/east-of-palo-altos-eden/...

Original post made by Michael on Jan. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 132 Views

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Securities and Exchange Commission charges Palo Alto man with scamming investors, venture capitalists

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a former Palo Alto owner of several defunct investment entities with...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by wow, on Jan 21, 2015 at 3:31 pm | 11 comments | 4343 Views

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'Lift the Hood' event offers opportunity to learn about county government

Want to get a behind-the-scenes look at county government operations? Santa Clara County is accepting applications for the...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2015
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jan 18, 2015 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1433 Views

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Health officials warn flu season could get worse

There have been at least four flu-related deaths in the Bay Area so far, and public health officials warn that while flu-season...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by Memories , on Jan 18, 2015 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments | 4692 Views

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Mailer about 101 HOV lane

Questions. Is this going to have exit and entrance places? Can we continue to have 2 people in the car and not have to pay?...

Original post made by Driver on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Driver, on Jan 16, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 262 Views

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East Palo Alto's free wireless network to shut down

In May 2008, the WiFi101 network went live in East Palo Alto to bridge the "digital divide" separating residents from the...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by KP, on Jan 15, 2015 at 10:22 am | 10 comments | 4765 Views

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Woodside resident Neil Young launches high-quality music player

Folk rock veteran and longtime Woodside resident Neil Young has announced the release of his high-quality portable audio...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2015
Last comment by Golden Ears, on Jan 12, 2015 at 12:17 pm | 5 comments | 2725 Views

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Freedom of the Press and Freedom of Speech

It was lost a little in Paris today. However, #JeSuisCharlie will bring freedom to the forefront again. [Portion removed.] With...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 11, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 14 comments | 462 Views

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Atherton family heads effort to build athletic field in East Palo Alto

Nine years ago, on Jan. 7, 2006, East Palo Alto police officer Rich May was gunned down. Today, construction is underway...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Oops ... , on Jan 7, 2015 at 11:27 pm | 6 comments | 2988 Views

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Born fighters

On a hot, late-August evening, the air in the gym felt thick with sweat and perspiration; the heat elevated an already difficult...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Jan 7, 2015 at 9:43 pm | 6 comments | 2297 Views

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"We have avenged the prophet."

Palo Alto is home to Google, Facebook, Yahoo and several other startups whose technologies have made information infinitely...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by rick, on Jan 7, 2015 at 1:31 pm | 7 comments | 293 Views

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Drivers' licenses for non-residents

I have been looking at this new law and have some questions I haven't been able to find answers to. What documentation...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 2, 2015
There are no comments yet. 142 Views

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Beach access, utilities reform and cultural competency among new laws

New laws ranging from election and utilities reform to beach access and community food producers that were authored by state...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 2, 2015 at 7:32 am | 2 comments | 3132 Views

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Requiring DUI offenders to use 'ignition interlocks'

First-time DUI offenders would be required to install "ignition interlock devices" in their cars that will test their breath...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Lifer, on Dec 31, 2014 at 12:40 pm | 20 comments | 10311 Views

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Former Palo Alto VA official indicted for bribery

An ex-VA Palo Alto Healthcare System official was indicted on Wednesday, Dec. 17, for allegedly taking thousands of dollars...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Dec 29, 2014 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 2004 Views
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