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Palo Alto plans high-speed-rail workshop Sept. 12

The city of Palo Alto will host a workshop Sept. 12 to teach participants about the High-Speed Rail plans on the Peninsula,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by biker, on Aug 25, 2009 at 8:17 am | 10 comments | 1701 Views

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Which council candidates would cross picket line?

As the SEIU considers going on strike against the city, voters should know which of the council candidates would cross a...

Original post made by Resident voter on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 29, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 1701 Views

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Will songbirds return to Palo Alto?

This morning I had a very delightful experience when I looked outside and saw a large flock of cedar waxwings in my yard....

Original post made by Brian on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 27, 2010 at 5:58 pm | 8 comments | 1701 Views

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Report to examine alternatives for high-speed rail

A report will be released Thursday analyzing alternative alignments for the San Jose-to-San Francisco segment of the proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Outraged, on Apr 8, 2010 at 1:18 pm | 3 comments | 1701 Views

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In Palo Alto, Saturday's Linkoping Day

Saturday is Linkoping Day in Palo Alto, or so the nonprofit organization Neighbors Abroad has declared. The group will celebrate...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 17, 2010 at 7:01 am | 10 comments | 1701 Views

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Bathroom-remodeling starts fire in Menlo Park home

A husband and wife who recently purchased a house in eastern Menlo Park will be forced to sleep elsewhere for a time following...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by LadyGooGoo, on May 9, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 1701 Views

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Heat slows down Caltrain commute, both ways

Tuesday's heat wave slowed down Caltrain afternoon/evening commute trains in both directions to reduce wear on tracks and...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by jack, on Sep 9, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 3 comments | 1701 Views

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DA taking a look at Menlo Brown Act allegations

Whether Menlo Park City Council member Kelly Fergusson violated the state's Brown Act open-meeting law by campaigning for...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 28, 2010 at 11:13 am | 2 comments | 1701 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Verizon Yellow Pages - I Tossed Mine Back

Most of Palo Alto residents have been inundated by a yellow pages by Verizon tossed on their front yard. In aggregate, I...

Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Aug 24, 2009 at 11:07 am | 8 comments | 1700 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to take fresh look at CPI's toxic chemicals

A wave of concerns from Barron Park residents has prompted Palo Alto officials to take a fresh look at the toxic chemicals...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by PatrickD, on Mar 7, 2012 at 11:14 pm | 4 comments | 1700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planting new ideas

Avid backyard gardener Jake Hartinger meanders within the waist-high green forest that sits prominently in the center of...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by morisson, on May 5, 2013 at 2:33 am | 3 comments | 1700 Views

SPORTS

Harbaugh a finalist for coach of year award

Stanford football coach Jim Harbaugh is among the eight finalists for the 2010 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award, announced...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Stanford Fan, on Nov 24, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 1700 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

the benefits of global warming

According to USA Today, there are many benefits to global warming. The melting polar ice cap opens up many new commercial...

Original post made by polar bear on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Ano Nymous, on Jan 30, 2010 at 4:39 am | 3 comments | 1700 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

As NASA probe nears Pluto, Ames hosts live screening

The world will get an unprecedented view of Pluto on Tuesday when a NASA spacecraft launched nine years ago nears the icy...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jul 14, 2015 at 6:02 pm | 5 comments | 1700 Views

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F-Stop 1: Photography by Students of Mountain View High School

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center in Mountain View will present photography by students from Mountain...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by F. Stop Fitzgerald, on Oct 29, 2009 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 1700 Views

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Water main break on Cambridge dries up faucets

A water-main break on Cambridge Avenue in Palo Alto dried up faucets in the area and closed the street this morning while...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hetch Hetchy lover, on Jan 15, 2010 at 12:30 pm | 5 comments | 1700 Views

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May 13 is national Bike To Work Day

If you don't know a good bike route to work, look for one this weekend or ask your work colleagues early next week. Google...

Original post made by bike to work on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 8, 2010 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 1700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Condo market slower to rebound

When Akiko Hata and Georgio Lagna relocated from Boston this year, they set their sights on Palo Alto. After renting an apartment...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 15, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1699 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Power restored after outage near Marsh Road

Power has been restored to all Pacific Gas and Electric Co. customers in unincorporated San Mateo County following the downing...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1699 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal men continue on in IRA rowing meet

==B Thursday's Cardinal corner== Facing adverse conditions, Stanford men's rowing persevered to advance all three of its...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jun 3, 2011 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 1699 Views
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