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Simitian: June tax extension crucial for K-12 education

The "draconian" state budget proposed last month by Gov. Jerry Brown is the "good news" version, State Sen. Joe Simitian,...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 10, 2011 at 6:23 am | 22 comments | 2878 Views

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Stanford Ave will be one lane through Thursday

Stanford Avenue in Palo Alto will be reduced to one lane today (Feb. 7) through Thursday (Feb. 10) due to sidewalk repairs....

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by w.o. earth, on Feb 7, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1875 Views

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Palo Alto council lauds proposed fire-staff changes

Palo Alto City Council members Monday night praised a report by outside consultants that recommends sweeping changes to the...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 15, 2011 at 6:08 am | 49 comments | 5948 Views

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Facebook moves headquarters to Menlo Park

Facebook's plan to shift headquarters from Palo Alto to Menlo Park has possibly been the worst-kept secret of the past month....

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Viv, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:55 pm | 23 comments | 8367 Views

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Two mountain lions seen near Canada College

Two mountain lions were seen near the west side entrance to Canada College in Woodside around 4:50 p.m. Wednesday, county...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Feb 10, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 1874 Views

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Twitter founder tweets his breakfast menu

The founder of Twitter believes it's worth tweeting what he had for breakfast. Or so he told a Stanford University audience...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by ??, on Feb 10, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 10 comments | 2867 Views

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End of the line for Caltrain?

Draconian cuts are planned for the 147-year-old Caltrain passenger-rail line, which is facing a $30 million deficit on a...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by reader rider, on Feb 15, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 32 comments | 9234 Views

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'Saving' Caltrain

Numerous ideas for funding Caltrain in the near and long terms were proposed at recent events sponsored separately by the...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by choo choo, on Feb 12, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments | 2150 Views

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East Palo Alto kindergarten teacher arrested for molestation of a student

An East Palo Alto kindergarten teacher was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of molesting a student after he allegedly tried...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2011
Last comment by its true, on Nov 22, 2013 at 12:28 am | 20 comments | 3851 Views

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From 'startup' to regional art center

In 1991, when Thomas K. Seligman became the first full-time director of the Stanford Museum, he joined what he called "a...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anna Koster, on Apr 15, 2011 at 8:17 am | 2 comments | 2279 Views

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Two-alarm East Palo Alto fire displaces veterans

A two-alarm fire burned a board-and-care home in East Palo Alto this afternoon, displacing several residents, a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Mr Fischer, on Feb 16, 2011 at 11:12 pm | 4 comments | 2343 Views

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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 | 3764 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 | 3657 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 | 2174 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 | 2332 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 | 2162 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 | 28 comments | 6086 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 | 2845 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 | 4166 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 | 3030 Views
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