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Texting while driving becomes illegal Jan. 1

A new California law authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, makes it illegal beginning Thursday for people to...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Joe Blow, on Jan 1, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 9 comments | 2087 Views

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Bike sales cruising despite recession

At a time when doom-and-gloom reports on retail sales are making headline news, the fortunes of some local bike shops continue...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Bond, Kim, on Sep 6, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 8 comments | 3072 Views

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Woman killed by Caltrain is identified

The woman killed by a Caltrain in Mountain View Wednesday evening has been identified by the Santa Clara County Coroner's...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 3, 2009 at 7:43 am | 2 comments | 2024 Views

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Moods in motion

Three dancers sit with their backs to the audience. They all cast long looks over their shoulders, then gradually turn away. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Dr. C L Macklin, on Jan 6, 2009 at 5:43 pm | 2 comments | 3074 Views

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Palo Alto first in state for 'advanced degrees'

Palo Alto has more adults with advanced educational degrees than any other community its size in California, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Jan 9, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 10 comments | 3104 Views

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EPA police chief to meet with community

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis will have his first "Chat with the Chief" meeting with the community at 6 p.m. next...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Yes, he is really good PR guy, on Jan 8, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 2388 Views

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Fiona Hon

If stories could stop bullies and battles, Fiona Hon would have ended the war in Iraq a long time ago. Her prize-winning...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Annonymous, on Jan 7, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 1 comment | 2638 Views

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Public hearing Thursday on Oregon Expressway plans

A public hearing Thursday will examine revised draft plans for $2.5 billion in improvements on eight county expressways,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 9, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 14 comments | 2816 Views

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Stanford plans 10 percent budget cut this year

Declines in returns on its endowment, in gifts and research funding all has Stanford University preparing for a 10 percent...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by S Miller, on Feb 13, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 9 comments | 2668 Views

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Stanford to install emergency warning sirens

Stanford University is preparing to install sirens that would be activated in case of a campus emergency. Three sirens will...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by kingsley, on Mar 30, 2009 at 11:25 am | 5 comments | 2906 Views

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Local historian Carol Murden dies

Carol Murden, a longtime advocate for historic preservation and awareness in Palo Alto, died Dec. 27, surrounded by family....

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by Scott Preston, on Jan 9, 2009 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 3068 Views

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Popular Jewish store 'bob and bob' to close

After 26 years, mostly in downtown Palo Alto but at 4500 El Camino Real in Los Altos for the past two years, "bob and bob...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2009
Last comment by Steve Jaffe, indelible ink, on Mar 5, 2009 at 10:09 am | 19 comments | 4928 Views

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Palo Altan Liz Kniss named Board of Supervisors chair, uh, president

Liz Kniss of Palo Alto has been elected "president" — no longer "chair" at her request — of the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Jan 14, 2009 at 7:33 pm | 5 comments | 2456 Views

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Steve Jobs takes leave of absence, citing health issues

Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced Wednesday that he will take a leave of absence until the end of June because of health concerns....

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Rob, on Jan 17, 2009 at 9:43 am | 17 comments | 19794 Views

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Military tank collector Jacques Littlefield dies

Jacques Mequet Littlefield, who assembled one of the largest private collections of military vehicles in the world and championed...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Christopher, on Mar 29, 2010 at 2:52 pm | 16 comments | 6215 Views

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Special feature: Facing off

For students, Facebook is a social food, a necessity, an indulgence. Sometimes it is a mirror world of their face-to-face...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Jan 19, 2009 at 10:29 am | 7 comments | 3735 Views

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Walgreens fire suspect called 'Spider-Man'

The man accused of setting the fire on July 1, 2007, that destroyed the Walgreen's building in downtown Palo Alto was described...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Leroy Jacobs, on Jan 17, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 3218 Views

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Eshoo and Speier request help for cities, counties

Congresswomen Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, and Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, introduced legislation this week requesting help for...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by rem, on Jan 19, 2009 at 9:23 pm | 6 comments | 2422 Views

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Proposed hotel to bring Asian flavor to baylands

In designing a new four-story hotel on Embarcadero Road, architects aimed to blend Asian design elements with those evoking...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bad intersection, on Jan 23, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 16 comments | 2610 Views

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Open space district buying huge 'to the sea' link

A pending 1,300-acre open-space land acquisition involving four major properties will link Skyline Ridge open-space lands...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Susan, on Jan 23, 2009 at 7:13 am | 7 comments | 3331 Views
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