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Zumot's arson-and-murder trial set for next month

Bulos Zumot, owner of a hookah shop in downtown Palo Alto, could face an arson-and-murder trial as early as next month in...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by jenejenl, on Sep 22, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 31 comments | 5013 Views

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Palo Altan receives French Legion of Honor medal

Sixty-six years after he stormed onto Omaha Beach in France in the early hours of World War II's D-Day invasion, Alfred Pepper,...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Disgusted with peters comments, on Dec 22, 2010 at 10:45 am | 31 comments | 7461 Views

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Radioactive particles in the Bay Area

According to scientists and health officials, the radioactive particles arriving in the Bay Area but pose no risk. Mercury...

Original post made by Ann on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 23, 2011 at 5:47 pm | 31 comments | 6621 Views

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Plan for bridge over 101 speeds up in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's quest to give bicyclists and pedestrians in the southern part of the city year-round access to the Baylands gained...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by Occasional biker, on Dec 6, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 31 comments | 9657 Views

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Plan to modernize Caltrain sails through regional commission

Caltrain's stalled effort to electrify its tracks flickered to life Wednesday morning when the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Mar 31, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 31 comments | 9264 Views

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Changes ahead for Stanford Shopping Center

Stanford Shopping Center would build five new retail buildings, including a "lifestyle" center and a smaller Bloomingdale's...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Torquatus, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 31 comments | 46080 Views

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Palo Alto eyes three new schools at Cubberley

Palo Alto would build three new schools at Cubberley Community Center as part of a new concept that top city and school officials...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Katie, on Apr 11, 2012 at 3:28 pm | 31 comments | 6839 Views

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Kleiner Perkins answers sex-discrimination lawsuit

Claiming a female employee has "twisted facts and events in an attempt to create legal claims where none exist," Kleiner...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 21, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 31 comments | 5421 Views

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Professorville parking program rejected

Professorville residents looking to reclaim the parking spots on their streets from downtown employees will have to cope...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by mom by Gunn, on Jul 22, 2012 at 12:29 am | 31 comments | 8283 Views

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Arson suspected in Palo Alto hills fires

A "person of interest" has been identified by police and fire officials in connection with five fires that burned Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:56 am | 31 comments | 8353 Views

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Palo Alto to consider design contest for 101 bike bridge

Just two years ago, Palo Alto's proposed bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 was a pipe dream, one of the most expensive components...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 25, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 31 comments | 13363 Views

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Palo Alto kicks bike-share system into gear

Commuters and traffic-weary residents can cruise Palo Alto on readily available rented bicycles, now that the city has 75...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 31, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 31 comments | 17055 Views

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Making a new downtown

On Aug. 19, 1904, a grocer named Frank Backus joined dozens of merchants and fellow Mayfield residents in asking the Board...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Resident5, on Mar 21, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 31 comments | 20059 Views

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Cell tower on verge of approval for Little League field

It took many extra innings, but Verizon Wireless is now poised to score the winning run in its long and controversial effort...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Slow Down, on Sep 28, 2015 at 11:29 am | 31 comments | 9138 Views

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Interpretation of exemptions trips up school parcel tax

In response to a reversal by Santa Clara County Counsel on its interpretation of a legal statute regarding parcel-tax exemptions...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 28, 2015 at 3:44 pm | 31 comments | 9498 Views

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Parking-permit program launches downtown

After years of pleading and planning, downtown Palo Alto's long-awaited parking-permit program officially kicked off this...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by sunshine, on Sep 17, 2015 at 11:23 am | 31 comments | 9970 Views

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New deal to keep CinéArts Theatre open for two years

Palo Alto's popular CinéArts theater will remain open for at least two more years, thanks to a new agreement between the...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Feb 7, 2017 at 4:01 pm | 31 comments | 10400 Views

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Palo Alto to explore zoning updates to encourage housing

Members of the Palo Alto City Council has agreed to explore more than a dozen changes to local zoning and parking regulations,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Resident since the 50's, on Nov 12, 2017 at 10:30 pm | 31 comments | 9865 Views

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Politics on Christmas Tree Lane

I walked Christmas Tree Lane last night and was disappointed to see that a couple of the residents had chosen to place political...

Original post made by Mary on Dec. 23, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 24, 2017 at 10:59 pm | 31 comments | 2556 Views

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Mixed reactions to funeral home conversion

Plans to convert what was once a funeral home into a private club for female workers are getting mixed reviews from the shuttered...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2018
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 6, 2018 at 10:39 am | 31 comments | 11536 Views
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