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Simitian names three winners of 'law' contest

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, has named three winners in his annual "There Oughta Be a Law" contest, including a...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by :->, on Mar 23, 2009 at 10:00 am | 7 comments | 2642 Views

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Professorville residents plead for parking

When Lincoln Avenue resident Victoria Curtis looks out along the sidewalks of her street, she sees wall-to-wall parked vehicles. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by member of Professorville Community, on Mar 25, 2011 at 7:17 pm | 56 comments | 4160 Views

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Two big power outages hit Palo Alto Sunday

A fallen tree and downed powerlines from gusty winds blacked out 1,723 customers Sunday afternoon and evening, and a second...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 29, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 16 comments | 3967 Views

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Stanford, others honored for water conservation

Stanford University, Applied Materials and Redwood City were all recognized Monday for taking a lead in Silicon Valley's...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Hank, on Mar 24, 2009 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 3335 Views

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Peet's in Menlo Park could reopen this week

Before the month is out, Peet's Coffee & Tea at the corner of University Drive and Santa Cruz Avenue could reopen for business,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Lillian, on Aug 17, 2009 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 2342 Views

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City seeks new vision for South El Camino Real

How do you rebuild a neighborhood? Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10687...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 29, 2009 at 10:18 am | 5 comments | 2215 Views

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VIDEO; The golden rule

Who could imagine that the slide rule, once ubiquitous in high school mathematics classes, would be used to figure the odds...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 27, 2009 at 5:24 pm | 4 comments | 9440 Views

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'Painted lady' butterfly migration hits Palo Alto

Thousands of painted lady butterflies are passing through Palo Alto and surrounding communities month. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by brandy, on May 24, 2010 at 11:20 am | 68 comments | 14914 Views

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Wave of the future

Stacey Yates knew she wanted her business, Skin Spirit, to become more environmentally friendly, but the director of the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Inherent pollution of botox, on Apr 8, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 3 comments | 3653 Views

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What "community benefits" do you think Stanford should provide for new hospital?

Approval of Stanford University's plan to greatly expand its shopping center and hospital facilities could hinge on the university's...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Old Palo Alto, on Apr 2, 2009 at 9:07 am | 22 comments | 2935 Views

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Palo Alto bicyclist to head east on rare bike

Palo Altan Martin Krieg, known as the Pennyfarthing bicyclist and driver of the pedal-power Busycle, plans to ride an 1891...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Randy, I bike and drive, on Apr 16, 2009 at 11:46 am | 31 comments | 6825 Views

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Mountain View sculpture may cross the border

A sculpture resting on the Mountain View side of the Palo Alto-Mountain View border could soon have a new home in Palo Alto....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by PL, on Apr 2, 2009 at 8:21 am | 9 comments | 2444 Views

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Our Town: 'Three Angels'

Among friends, I'm known to share music I like. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10720...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by anne bergman, on Apr 13, 2009 at 10:53 am | 3 comments | 2604 Views

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Los Altos police seek man who approached child

Police in Los Altos are looking for a man who reportedly approached a boy outside his house Tuesday before the child retreated...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Apr 3, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 2548 Views

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Video imagines Palo Alto's high-speed-rail future

The sleek, blue train zips on elevated tracks along Churchill Avenue, soaring high above passing cars, traffic lights, meandering...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Stop the Seijika, on Apr 12, 2009 at 7:45 pm | 143 comments | 10280 Views

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Students post college rejections for all to see

In something of a tradition at Gunn and Palo Alto high schools, some seniors this week chose to post their college rejection...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by danny the homeless guy, on Apr 7, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 13 comments | 22085 Views

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Sleep expert offers advice to Palo Alto parents

"Ask the Sleep Doctor" is the title of a talk by Stanford children's sleep expert Rafael Pelayo, father of two. Pelayo's...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Parent of teens, on Apr 8, 2009 at 9:00 am | 4 comments | 2560 Views

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Former Palo Alto firefighter pleads no contest to fraud

A former City of Palo Alto firefighter could face four years in prison for scamming on her worker's compensation claim, according...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Sally, on Apr 8, 2009 at 7:44 pm | 9 comments | 2157 Views

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Arraignment set for attempted-murder suspect

An alleged gang member arrested last month for his suspected involvement in the attempted murder of two Redwood City police...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by chris, on Apr 18, 2009 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 2530 Views

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TravelBlog photo gallery: Update May 18, 2009

==B SEE LATEST TRAVELBLOG BELOW TOWN SQUARE:== Lifelong Palo Altan Keith Schuman embarked on a 14-month trek around the world...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Big Al, on Apr 9, 2009 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 2946 Views
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