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Downtown development prompts tree removal

Nine street trees will be removed from downtown Palo Alto later this month to make way for a new mixed-use building and two...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Leda Marritz, on Aug 16, 2010 at 10:24 am | 9 comments | 2398 Views

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Shop Talk

OAXACAN KITCHEN CLOSING ... The popular Mexican eatery near California Avenue in Palo Alto is calling it quits. It was a...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by great, on Sep 3, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 6 comments | 3717 Views

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Old Elephant Pharm becomes animal hospital

Adobe Animal Hospital is moving this weekend from First Street in downtown Los Altos to a 14,000-square-foot building on...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Aug 18, 2010 at 11:01 am | 16 comments | 3022 Views

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South Palo Alto power outage muffles concert

A power outage Saturday night darkened a large area of south Palo Alto and temporarily silenced a summer Twilight Concert...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jerry Fletcher, on Aug 19, 2010 at 10:43 pm | 22 comments | 3540 Views

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Stanford names new director of admission

Stanford University has named Bob Patterson as the new Associate Dean and Director of Admission. He joins Stanford from the...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by MLK, on Aug 17, 2010 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 3121 Views

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Barnes & Noble opening in downtown Palo Alto

Bookstore giant Barnes & Noble is moving into downtown Palo Alto, but shoppers will still need to head to Redwood City because...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on Aug 19, 2010 at 6:03 am | 13 comments | 8195 Views

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New Palo Alto shuttle schedules begin Aug. 23

Riders of two Palo Alto shuttle buses will experience improved service on one line and will have to wait a half hour longer...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Delores Eberhart, on Aug 23, 2010 at 6:36 pm | 9 comments | 3800 Views

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El Palo Alto restored by 'hero' with a light touch

The spray-paint vandalism of El Palo Alto, the "living landmark" of the City of Palo Alto, has been delicately removed by...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Cynthia, on Aug 22, 2010 at 10:08 am | 9 comments | 3977 Views

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In new group, singing is all about the boys

One need only take a look at Michael Jackson or Josh Groban to realize that there is something particularly exciting about...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by JR, on Aug 20, 2010 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 3548 Views

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Edgewood Plaza planning review set Sept. 1

Duveneck/St. Francis neighborhood residents will get a glimpse of the latest plans to rebuild the defunct Edgewood Plaza...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by Good neighbor, on Aug 25, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 3 comments | 2261 Views

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Turning asphalt into opportunity

When Susie Hwang looks at the nearly vacant Edgewood Plaza shopping center, she envisions a place where neighbors might gather,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Karen Harwell, on Sep 15, 2010 at 10:54 pm | 10 comments | 3263 Views

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Palo Alto children head back to school

Tonayah Brown hopped on the Embarcadero Shuttle, grinning as she plopped down in the seat next to her friend Kerissa Almendis....

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by mkyr, on Aug 29, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 18 comments | 4054 Views

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BevMo scores permit for Menlo Park store

Second time's the charm: Beverages & More (BevMo) scored a use permit from a divided Planning Commission to open an 8,900-square-foot...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Richard, on Aug 8, 2011 at 9:24 pm | 6 comments | 3031 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 | 2090 Views

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Simitian bill gives needy kids health coverage

Thousands of previously uninsured children in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties could soon be helped by a state Senate bill...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Connecting the Dots, on Aug 29, 2010 at 7:04 am | 12 comments | 2776 Views

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Palo Alto officials worry about rail's Plan B

If California's high-speed-rail project does not go as planned, cities on the Midpeninsula could find themselves stuck with...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Bill Moisten, on Sep 24, 2010 at 1:50 pm | 85 comments | 11253 Views

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Fantastic voyage

When Ora Tamir emigrated to California in 1980, she brought Israel with her. The expanses of desert she remembered from her...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by jack, on Aug 27, 2010 at 2:20 am | 1 comment | 3540 Views

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Greg Brown mural in downtown Palo Alto restored

Artist Greg Brown performed restoration work over the weekend on "Man Pushing Cat in Stroller," his fanciful mural in downtown...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 31, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 25 comments | 5147 Views

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Edgewood Plaza seeks planned-community zone

Plans to rebuild the historic Edgewood Plaza shopping center, developed by Joseph Eichler in the 1950s, and add 10 homes...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Traffic?, on Aug 31, 2010 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 2625 Views

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Caltrain likely to keep weekend service

Caltrain is likely to keep weekend service and service to Gilroy, at least until next July, instead of cutting them as previously...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 2, 2010 at 8:51 am | 15 comments | 2833 Views
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