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Silicon Valley Index suggests economic recovery

From more jobs to more IPOs, an economic recovery is stirring in Silicon Valley's private sector, according to an annual...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Feb 16, 2011 at 7:57 am | 6 comments | 3650 Views

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Historic Sea Scout building transforming into 'EcoCenter'

The nonprofit Environmental Volunteers has been given a $146,000 grant from the Santa Clara County Historical Heritage Commission...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 22, 2011 at 11:45 am | 29 comments | 3591 Views

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President Obama to visit Bay Area Thursday

President Barack Obama is coming to the Bay Area on Thursday for a one-day visit with business and technology leaders. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 17, 2011 at 12:34 pm | 14 comments | 2100 Views

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Design plans for Roth Building get approval

Plans to open the Palo Alto History Museum at the historic Roth Building at 300 Homer Ave. ramped up Wednesday when the city's...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by neighborhood resident, on Feb 19, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 5 comments | 2258 Views

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East Palo Alto gets $244,649 grant for Cooley Landing Park

A long-desired park at Cooley Landing in East Palo Alto received a boost Tuesday (Feb. 15) after the East Palo Alto City...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Steve Kennedy, on Feb 28, 2011 at 8:01 pm | 5 comments | 2102 Views

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AT&T plans Wi-Fi test for downtown Palo Alto

Downtown Palo Alto could soon have a Wi-Fi network as part of two pilot wireless programs planned by AT&T Mobility, but the...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 22, 2011 at 10:44 pm | 30 comments | 5876 Views

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Shop Talk

STAINED GLASS, SPINNING CLASS ... This unlikely combination works. The stained-glass windows, eight of them, create a dramatic...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Carolyn DIgovich, on Sep 30, 2011 at 4:01 pm | 2 comments | 2795 Views

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President dines in Woodside Thursday night

President Barack Obama waves from the back seat of a Chevy Suburban on his way to a dinner with high-tech executives in Woodside...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by manure, on Feb 19, 2011 at 6:56 pm | 20 comments | 4064 Views

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Presidential history on display in Palo Alto this weekend

Palo Alto resident Joe Baldwin has been collecting U.S. presidential memorabilia for three decades. This Presidents' Day...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Joey, on Feb 18, 2011 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 2908 Views

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Stanford Hospital expansion on track for spring approval

Stanford University Medical Center's proposal to dramatically expand and rebuild its hospital facilities in Palo Alto hit...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Too much traffic, on Feb 19, 2011 at 9:29 am | 7 comments | 2024 Views

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Winter on Russian Ridge

A cross-country skier takes to the snow at Russian Ridge Sunday morning. The rare snowfall blanketed the Santa Cruz Mountains...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by snow job, on Feb 21, 2011 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 1926 Views

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Judge upholds Palo Alto's affordable-housing program

Palo Alto's effort to promote low-income housing received a major boost this month when a California Superior Court judge...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by HIT ME AGAIN!, on Feb 28, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 19 comments | 4069 Views

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Big projects at Gunn, Paly, to break ground soon

Groundbreaking is likely in June for major new academic buildings at Gunn and Palo Alto high schools. The Board of Education...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 25, 2011 at 2:13 pm | 33 comments | 5043 Views

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Wi-Fi plan gets tentative nod -- with conditions

A plan to mount two AT&T Wi-Fi antennas on a sixth-floor balcony at Hotel President, located at 488 University Ave. in Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by ATT gets what ATT wants, on Feb 27, 2011 at 3:48 pm | 6 comments | 2920 Views

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Cold, snowy weather headed for Bay Area

Bay Area residents should gear up for cold, rain and even snow in some areas in the next couple of days, a National Weather...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Feb 25, 2011 at 11:40 am | 2 comments | 1765 Views

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Small plane crashes after takeoff in Palo Alto

A small plane crashed into the water just north of the Palo Alto Airport this afternoon, a Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Mar 1, 2011 at 1:13 pm | 84 comments | 4961 Views

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Fixes to dangerous intersection get green light

When the signal light turns green at El Camino Real and Stanford Avenue in Palo Alto, pedestrians step off the curb and into...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by Occasional Cyclist, on Feb 28, 2011 at 9:43 am | 11 comments | 2690 Views

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Faux 'utility workers' burglarize Woodside home

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are on the lookout for a couple of people posing as utility workers making...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 27, 2011 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments | 1698 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Betsy Franco

Betsy Franco, Palo Alto resident and mother of Oscar-nominated actor James Franco, talks to Palo Alto Online about her upcoming...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by Ann, on Feb 28, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 2 comments | 3748 Views

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Gas prices on their way up?

With Mideast unrest fueling a surge in oil prices, premium gas surpassed the $4-a-gallon mark at Portola Valley Fuel in Portola...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by communter, on Mar 2, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 15 comments | 2023 Views
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