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Train strikes car in Atherton

A southbound Caltrain struck a car on the train tracks at Fair Oak Avenue in Atherton at about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16....

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, 22 minutes ago | 2 comments | 584 Views

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City ups contribution for Palo Alto History Museum

How much money should Palo Alto spend in the present and the future to establish a museum that would tell the story of the...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, 48 minutes ago | 7 comments | 163 Views

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Simitian recommends exploration of police body cameras

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian yesterday recommended the county explore the feasibility of having sheriff's deputies...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2014
Last comment by reality, on Dec 16, 2014 at 11:33 am | 8 comments | 1737 Views

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E-book details Palo Alto resident's North Korea ordeal

For more than a year, the details of Palo Alto resident Merrill Newman's 2013 detention in North Korea have been shrouded...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 14, 2014 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 4406 Views

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Stanford's Ashton Carter nominated to be next Pentagon chief

President Barack Obama on Dec. 5 nominated Asthon Carter, a visiting scholar at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dennis , on Dec 11, 2014 at 3:52 pm | 5 comments | 1268 Views

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SamTrans cuts peak Palo Alto-San Francisco bus service

A series of sweeping, system-wide changes for SamTrans means that Palo Alto residents now must hop-scotch through bus transfers...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Dumas, on Dec 8, 2014 at 8:20 pm | 25 comments | 7331 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 mark Weiss, on Dec 5, 2014 at 9:58 am | 9 comments | 3843 Views

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Community Notebook: Highway 101 bike/pedestrian bridge design discussion tonight

The proposed designs for a new bicycle and pedestrian bridge over U.S. Highway 101 in East Palo Alto will be discussed during...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Dec 4, 2014 at 8:42 am | 5 comments | 1400 Views

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Santa Clara Valley Water District extends call for conservation

Rain has a welcome sight for the Bay Area this week, but the Santa Clara Valley Water District says more needs to be done...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Duh, on Dec 3, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 1624 Views

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Federal judge throws out Vi at Palo Alto lawsuit

Residents of the Palo Alto senior community Vi saw their class-action lawsuit against its company dismissed by a federal...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 1, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 5 comments | 5910 Views

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County offers warrant forgiveness for the holidays

People who failed to appear in court and want to avoid spending the holidays in jail can get a second chance. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Give-Operation-Second-Chance-A-Chance, on Dec 1, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 1617 Views

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Buildings of up to eight stories planned for East Palo Alto

With an eye on affordable housing and the city's bottom line, East Palo Alto officials on Monday night unveiled the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 26, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 40 comments | 4855 Views

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Menlo Park: Fatal shooting by police officers may not have been recorded

Only two of three Menlo Park police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a burglary suspect on Nov. 11 were wearing...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Another Ferguson, on Nov 26, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 4 comments | 1572 Views

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Locals applaud President Obama's immigration order

The controversial announcement by President Barack Obama on Nov. 20 to use his executive powers to grant nearly 5 million...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by brycecs, on Nov 26, 2014 at 12:46 pm | 21 comments | 2807 Views

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Menlo College wants to buy, preserve Sunset campus

An idea that could preserve the existing Sunset Magazine buildings has been put forth by Menlo College, which has outgrown...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Look-At-The-Big-Bucks-Picture, on Nov 25, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 10 comments | 3103 Views

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VA leases Menlo Park land to developer

The Department of Veteran Affairs has made a long-term agreement with Willow Housing, L.P. to lease just under two acres...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Nov 24, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 6 comments | 1298 Views

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Kremen wins Santa Clara Valley Water District seat

The founder of Match.com, Gary Kremen, has won a seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District board, with 51.30 percent...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Former Employee, on Nov 23, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 10 comments | 1962 Views

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Palo Alto customers are asking, 'What's wrong with USPS?'

The Palo Alto division of the United States Postal Service is not delivering on services, and some customers and employees...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by Customer 1.0 , on Nov 19, 2014 at 1:51 am | 53 comments | 7689 Views

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StreetCode Academy Launches Weekend Hackathon Party to bring Coding Skills to East Palo Alto High Schoolers

 November 14, 2014  Hackathon Represents Latest Coding Skills Opportunity for East Palo Alto High Schoolers. San Jose,...

Original post made by Michael on Nov. 15, 2014
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StreetCode Academy KickOff & Pilot App Building Competition, Nov 15

Want to learn new technology in a high-energy, ultra-fun, interactive environment? StreetCode Academy is hosting free workshops...

Original post made by Michael on Nov. 13, 2014
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