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Driver escapes before Caltrain smashes his car

Peninsula Caltrain commute service was delayed most of Monday evening when a driver escaped from her stalled car just before...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by A Mother, on Dec 28, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 23 comments | 2460 Views

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Long jury wait could mean death for Alvarez

The longer a jury takes to decide the sentence for Alberto Alvarez, the stronger the possibility the jurors could recommend...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by , on Dec 22, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 1 comment | 2809 Views

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Jurors deliberated hard, but did 'the right thing'

Alberto Alvarez showed no emotion when the jury's recommendation for the death penalty was announced. But the jurors who...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by reti, on Dec 26, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 20 comments | 2972 Views

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47 Bay Area residents fail to Spare the Air

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District recorded 47 potential violations of the regional no-burn restriction on Christmas...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by momdoc, on Oct 17, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 44 comments | 4250 Views

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Caltrain offering free rides New Year's Eve

Caltrain is offering free rides to passengers after 11 p.m. on New Year's Eve to encourage revelers not to drive, according...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 29, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 4 comments | 2299 Views

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New Year's Eve: from reverence to revelry

New Year's Eve celebrants will have a variety of options to welcome 2010 this Thursday as restaurants, clubs and religious...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by partygirl, on Dec 30, 2009 at 11:39 am | 2 comments | 6787 Views

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Woodside attorney named Superior Court judge

Woodside resident and trial attorney Theodore C. Zayner has been appointed as a judge on the Superior Court of Santa Clara...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Steven & Susan, on Dec 30, 2009 at 3:43 pm | 2 comments | 2902 Views

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Palo Alto offers holiday-lights trade

Palo Alto utilities customers can trade in their old holiday lights for a free string of new, energy-efficient LED bulbs....

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by cieboy, on Jan 3, 2010 at 10:51 pm | 5 comments | 2580 Views

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Push to rename Lytton Plaza debated, delayed

An effort by downtown business leaders to rename the newly renovated Lytton Plaza at University Avenue and Emerson Street...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Judith, on Jan 14, 2010 at 10:16 am | 38 comments | 3159 Views

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South of Midtown

Despite no agreement on the name, the neighborhood is peaceful Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=15096...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by George, on Jan 4, 2010 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 2972 Views

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'Detection camera' to help ease traffic near Paly

Installation of a "vehicle detection camera," possibly by next week, should ease snarls at the new traffic signal on Embarcadero...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on Jan 7, 2010 at 7:45 pm | 31 comments | 3364 Views

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H1N1 vaccine now available to public

Starting this week, all Santa Clara County residents will have an opportunity to receive the H1N1 flu vaccine. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by John, on Jan 9, 2010 at 9:26 am | 7 comments | 2146 Views

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Mountain View transient attacked with scissors

A dispute between two homeless men living in the Old Ron's Farmhouse building on El Camino Real in Mountain View turned violent...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by WOW, on Jan 7, 2010 at 4:16 am | 1 comment | 2344 Views

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Page Mill Properties buildings face auction

Notices of sale went up on the Page Mill Properties' East Palo Alto apartment buildings yesterday morning at 9:30 a.m., adding...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by brassservices@yahoo.com, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:09 am | 11 comments | 2583 Views

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Air district calls for another Spare the Air day

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has declared Friday a Spare the Air Day due to an unhealthy air forecast for...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 11, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 3 comments | 1951 Views

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Palo Alto's Apple store may move down the street

Palo Alto's Apple Store may soon be moving across the street. The Palo Alto Architectural Review Board Thursday approved...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Bambi, on Jun 7, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 32 comments | 7784 Views

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Crescent Park

When Gary Bacon moved to Crescent Park in 1969, he was charmed by the small-town feel and individuality of the mostly single-story...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by jean, on Mar 20, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 3 comments | 3941 Views

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A tale of two theaters

While Palo Alto developer Charles "Chop" Keenan opted to close the Varsity Theatre on University Avenue in 1994, he has kept...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 12, 2011 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 2394 Views

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New trees, wider sidewalks eyed for El Camino

Months after Palo Alto residents shot down a city proposal to plant red maples on California Avenue, the trees are causing...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Irvin, on Jan 14, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 27 comments | 3060 Views

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Historic church building to house office space

A historic building on Bryant Street that once housed the First Church Christ, Scientist, would be renovated and transformed...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Jan 11, 2010 at 5:56 pm | 4 comments | 2327 Views
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