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Senators push high-speed rail oversight, outreach

Palo Alto city officials and residents aren't alone in their concern about a "lack of transparency" and inadequate oversight...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by member of CMeadows, on May 7, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 25 comments | 4025 Views

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Norma Hesterman: Opening her home, and opening hearts

Norma Hesterman gave birth to her fourth child in 1968. Coincidentally, it was the year Stanford University professor Paul...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on May 8, 2009 at 12:40 am | 2 comments | 5346 Views

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Woman killed by train in Palo Alto Monday identified

The Santa Clara County Coroner's Office has identified 29-year-old Heather Russell of Palo Alto as the person killed by a...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 16, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 21 comments | 5176 Views

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Six large pines at Mitchell Park must come down

Six large "stone pine" trees shading a children's play area at Mitchell Park must be removed as hazards, Palo Alto City Manager...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 10, 2009 at 5:23 pm | 8 comments | 3083 Views

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SUV overturns at Page Mill Road and I-280

An off-ramp from Interstate Highway 280 in Los Altos reopened just before 8 a.m. today after a sport utility vehicle rolled...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on May 6, 2009 at 8:48 pm | 9 comments | 3195 Views

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Palo Alto City Council could see big shift in 2010

The nine-person Palo Alto City Council could potentially seat five new members next year, as Vice Mayor Jack Morton and Councilwoman...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on May 20, 2009 at 11:13 am | 7 comments | 2600 Views

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Minor quake, 2.0, strikes near Los Altos

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.0 struck about 3 miles south of Los...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Quarry, on May 6, 2009 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 2707 Views

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Gunn student remembered as 'smart, funny' classmate who loved music

The Gunn High School student who died in an apparent suicide Tuesday was remembered by friends as smart and funny, a boy...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Gunn Student, on Jun 19, 2009 at 1:11 am | 90 comments | 8616 Views

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RECENT HOME SALES

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12237 posted Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 10:57...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 14, 2009 at 12:43 am | 2 comments | 2688 Views

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Gunn, M-A boys open CCS tennis with wins

The Gunn boys' tennis team entered the Central Coast Section Team Tournament with the worst record of all the teams entered,...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Angry_Russian, on May 7, 2009 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 2530 Views

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Report potential abuse, police say

Palo Alto Police Agent Dan Ryan held a sheaf of papers with Town Square postings. Friends of Heather Russell who said they...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on May 7, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 2 comments | 2647 Views

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'Smart grid' could protect city from power outages

What Dexter Dawes, chairman of Palo Alto's Utilities Advisory Commission, now calls "chump change" could spiral into a project...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by JustMe, on May 11, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 10 comments | 2739 Views

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Gunn community gathers to honor classmate

Chairs had to be stacked against the walls to make room for a tight, standing-room-only crowd at a celebration of the life...

Original post made on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by get help, you aren't alone., on Jul 26, 2009 at 5:58 am | 45 comments | 4959 Views

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Bay Area workers set for 'Bike to Work Day'

Get out the spandex shorts and fingerless gloves: Thursday, May 14, is Bike to Work Day. The Bay Area Bicycle Coalition will...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Gus, on May 13, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 2688 Views

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Gardening for the birds

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12331 posted Tuesday, May 12, 2009, 11:21...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Grace, on May 21, 2009 at 9:19 am | 3 comments | 3116 Views

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Palo Alto may forego land for police building

After seeing their plans to build a new public-safety building sink in a deepening recession, Palo Alto officials are now...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by george, on May 20, 2009 at 11:29 pm | 38 comments | 3005 Views

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Kitchens not confidential

Woman's Club's spring tour invites the public into five Palo Alto kitchens Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12242...

Original post made on May. 17, 2009
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Old Palo Alto

Blossoming magnolia trees grace the streets, offering sweet fragrances in early spring. An abundance of multi-colored azaleas,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by charles chisom, on May 19, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 4116 Views

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VIDEO: Goats for the greater good

Pet a goat, change a life? Stanford students, faculty and staff did just that Thursday, as the Stanford Goat Project (sponsored...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Karla Kane, on May 22, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments | 3747 Views

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Board of Contributors: What part of immigration don't YOU understand?

As I began preparing to be part of a March 31 conference in Palo Alto on immigration, I offered to submit a column to the...

Original post made on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 29, 2009 at 12:58 pm | 4 comments | 3349 Views
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