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Kicking off a new league

A brand-new sporting league is in town -- with a twist. Big Kid Sports (BKS) will offer its members a chance to play sports...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Chris - San Mateo, CA, on Jul 24, 2009 at 11:02 am | 5 comments | 2769 Views

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Feature story: Fighting for justice

The nonprofit organization Community Legal Services, founded in 2002, aims to help low-income residents fight for their rights...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Peaches, on Aug 20, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 13 comments | 4763 Views

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Hyatt Classic quells gastroenteritis outbreak

The gym, pool and dining room at Palo Alto's Classic Residence by Hyatt were back to business as usual Monday morning after...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by moi, on Jul 1, 2009 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 2833 Views

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The pursuit of happiness on the Fourth

Staying home for a holiday weekend has its perks. With a range of Fourth of July events nearby, locals can celebrate our...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Penny, on Jul 2, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 4 comments | 3026 Views

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Mountain View may sue Navy over Hangar One

The Mountain View City Council unanimously decided Tuesday night that the city should pursue a range of serious actions to...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by k, on Jul 5, 2009 at 10:23 am | 14 comments | 2858 Views

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Details released on drowning of mother, child

A mother and her young daughter who drowned after a strong current yanked them into the Pacific Ocean from Montara State...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Rez, on Jul 1, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 2 comments | 2636 Views

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SUV crashes on Highway 101, driver trapped

Firefighters from Palo Alto and Mountain View used the "jaws of life" to rescue a 30-year-old man Wednesday after his SUV...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by RS, on Jul 5, 2009 at 7:53 am | 16 comments | 2461 Views

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Federal stimulus funds create new jobs at SLAC

With 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds flowing into science-research firms in Silicon Valley, officials at...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Amalia, on Jul 2, 2009 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 3794 Views

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Caltrain to increase parking fees, reduce service

The board of directors for Caltrain Thursday unanimously approved several changes, including service reductions and parking...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on Jul 6, 2009 at 10:59 am | 14 comments | 2482 Views

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Construction starts on VA Mental Health Center

Work began this week on the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System's new $26 million mental health center, following...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by To the one who falsely accused Stanford..., on Jul 18, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 5 comments | 3308 Views

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Tweeting the night away

A group of 160, many clad in dark blue T-shirts declaring "If you tweet it they will come," gathered around the rooftop pool...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Nathaniel Flick, on Jul 5, 2009 at 1:55 am | 6 comments | 3305 Views

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Deaths

<B>Richard O. Schulte Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11201 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by C.Mazenko, on Jul 3, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 2712 Views

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Parking permits ahead for College Terrace?

Commuters who park their cars in Palo Alto's populous College Terrace neighborhood could soon be required to find a new spot...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Stan, on Jul 8, 2009 at 3:18 pm | 22 comments | 3173 Views

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Pipe bomb found during traffic stop near I-280

A pipe bomb was discovered during a traffic stop on an off-ramp from southbound Interstate Highway 280 in unincorporated...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by boom, on Jul 6, 2009 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2753 Views

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Palo Altan to receive Congressional Gold Medal

An 85-year old Palo Alto woman will receive the Congressional Gold Medal, the White House announced July 1. Margaret Phelan...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Radar, on Jul 9, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 23 comments | 3160 Views

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Grand plans for San Antonio shopping center

The developer in contract to buy 16 acres of the San Antonio shopping center released conceptual plans on Tuesday that promise...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Nov 4, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 46 comments | 8133 Views

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College Terrace group urges revised JJ&F plan

Days before the Palo Alto City Council is set to vote on an ambitious proposal to build offices, apartments and an expanded...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 11, 2009 at 6:04 pm | 15 comments | 3478 Views

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This weekend's events (July 18-19)

[http://www.c/marketplace/about.html Connoisseurs' Marketplace]The 23rd annual Connoisseurs' Marketplace -- a festival featuring...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by RWC EVENTS, on Jul 10, 2009 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 2474 Views

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Skewed scenery

A small town in southern France, seen straight-on, nestles into the forested slopes of a hill. Around the base, the landscape...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Sallie Light, on Jul 11, 2009 at 12:20 pm | 4 comments | 3295 Views

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Palo Alto considers going wireless

Palo Alto's latest proposal to bring high-speed Internet to the masses involves draping the city in a wireless network while...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Skeptic, on Jul 16, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 25 comments | 2812 Views
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