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Palo Alto car-charging station leads new program

California's first electric-car charging station under a new national program was unveiled Thursday afternoon at the Electric...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 10, 2010 at 9:21 am | 6 comments | 3155 Views

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Parenting the Internet generation

As parents and experts come to terms with plugged-in kids, they are trying to figure out how to rear the Internet generation...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Blake, on Feb 7, 2011 at 9:12 am | 11 comments | 4570 Views

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Hua Kuang Chinese Reading Room hosts fair

The Hua Kuang Chinese Reading Room in Palo Alto's Cubberley Community Center is holding a fair Saturday to raise money for...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2010
Last comment by A Palo Alto parent, on Jul 11, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 3125 Views

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Delight Lighting store goes dark

Delight Lighting, Inc., once proud to be the only store on its block, is boxing up to head elsewhere. Delight was the one...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Info, on Dec 2, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 12 comments | 5476 Views

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Stanford grad student dies in Yosemite fall

Stanford student and climbing enthusiast Chris Chan died Friday afternoon after falling from Yosemite's north face of Elkhorn...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by aznnico, on Feb 22, 2014 at 4:15 am | 78 comments | 15401 Views

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Japanese roots

College Terrace couple recreates traditional garden with help from former Hakone curator Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=17545...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Daxin, on Jul 20, 2010 at 12:47 am | 6 comments | 2447 Views

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Three EPRI scientists on climate-change panel

Three scientists from the Palo Alto-based Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) have been chosen to be lead authors on...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Michael Ruescher, on Jul 19, 2010 at 6:03 pm | 41 comments | 3784 Views

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Menlo mayor: June 10 rail tour was a meeting

After coming under fire over a likely violation of the state's open meeting law, Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline said this week...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by CJ, on Jul 17, 2010 at 9:44 am | 5 comments | 1233 Views

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HP to shift Cupertino operations to Palo Alto

HP plans to shut down its Cupertino operation and move its Cupertino employees to Palo Alto over the next two years, according...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Too much traffic, on Jul 15, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 2 comments | 2229 Views

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Ailing Medical Foundation leader David Druker talks of health care

David Druker, president and CEO of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation and a key architect of the nonprofit organization's expansion...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Great and wise man, listen to him, on Jul 30, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 13 comments | 4848 Views

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Not your father's social club

Once a strong thread in a community's social fabric and a main source of public service, fraternal and service clubs today...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Member, on Dec 9, 2010 at 6:16 pm | 12 comments | 4516 Views

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Bill guaranteeing polling stations becomes law

A bill that guarantees California voters have a place in which to vote on Election Day has been signed into law by Gov. Arnold...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Ali Hassan, on Jul 20, 2010 at 8:22 am | 17 comments | 3823 Views

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Friendship was Chris Chan's 'greatest strength'

Friendship, not climbing, was Christina "Chris" Chan's greatest strength, despite her being a highly accomplished climber,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Pele, on Jul 19, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 5 comments | 2531 Views

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Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15s reach NorCal Tournament semifinals

Winning for the second time in two days, the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars advanced to the semifinals of the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by TC, on Jul 20, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 2153 Views

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Neighbors want Facebook to be better friend

A fleet of sleek, black buses designed to cut down on the amount of traffic generated by Facebook's 1,000 employees in the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Oct 7, 2010 at 10:40 am | 169 comments | 10546 Views

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Officials seek feedback on flood-prevention plans

Local officials will present preliminary designs for a project to prevent sections of San Francisquito Creek from flooding...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by which way is up?, on Jul 21, 2010 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 2543 Views

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Palo Alto police release sketch of suspected burglar

Palo Alto police have provided more details and release a sketch in a search for a young boy and adults engaged in a residential-burglary...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Adult, on Jul 26, 2010 at 2:57 pm | 38 comments | 3512 Views

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Public Agenda

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to discuss the Alternatives chapter in the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by bbebop, on Jul 23, 2010 at 2:04 am | 1 comment | 3129 Views

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Stanford goes electronic with newest library

When Stanford University unveils its new engineering library Aug. 2, students will notice that the shelves now hold fewer...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by old Stanford, on Jul 26, 2010 at 11:07 am | 9 comments | 2971 Views

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Shifting the paradigm of Palo Alto to the world

I'm just another person from Palo Alto working to continue this city's pattern of innovation. I was born and raised here...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Jul 29, 2010 at 2:18 pm | 7 comments | 3326 Views
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