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Speedy bus service planned for El Camino

While Caltrain dreams of electrification and California's high-speed rail project slogs through its design process, Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Eugene B., on Jan 26, 2015 at 12:41 pm | 24 comments | 6950 Views

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Letters

<B>Broadband options Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15055 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Sven Thesen, on Jun 23, 2011 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 2134 Views

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First Person: Saying goodbye, on to the next chapter ...

Fourteen years ago this summer I was in that uncomfortable but exhilarating phase of looking for a new career. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Susan Frank, on Jun 24, 2011 at 10:53 am | 5 comments | 2418 Views

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Kids delay bulldozers on hospital expansion

Kids playing in a tree-shaded sandbox have temporarily stopped the bulldozers on Stanford University's $5 billion medical-center...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by justamom, on Jun 29, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 21 comments | 2513 Views

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NetZero

Hot water heaters are not sexy. They are primitive, hulking creatures. They heat 50 to 100 gallons of water 24 hours a day,...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2011
Last comment by Marie, on Jun 28, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 8 comments | 2315 Views

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Stanford economist Gerald M. Meier dies

Gerald M. Meier, a leading economist and former Stanford business and economics professor, died from complications of a brain...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Bruce Aronow, on Jun 29, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 4006 Views

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City, fire union deadlocked over minimum staffing

The tense negotiations between Palo Alto and its largest firefighters union remain deadlocked because of a dispute over the...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Local, on Jul 5, 2011 at 5:55 pm | 44 comments | 3945 Views

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Plan to connect Main Library, Art Center draws ire

A proposal to improve the connection between Palo Alto's Main Library and its Art Center, both on Newell Road, is infuriating...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 9, 2011 at 11:15 am | 24 comments | 3013 Views

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Festivities on the Fourth

With the approach of the Fourth of July comes an opportunity to reflect: on what liberty means, on what a nation is, the...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Abby, on Jul 1, 2011 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 3198 Views

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Two injured in crash near Foothill Expressway

Two people were injured Friday morning (July 1) when a truck and a van collided off Foothill Expressway in Palo Alto, forcing...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by red light, on Jul 1, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1992 Views

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Letters

<B>Online anonymity Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15165 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by No, on Jul 2, 2011 at 5:56 am | 2 comments | 2069 Views

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Trail connections a focus for new POST leader

Creating trail connections among open-space parcels on the Peninsula will be the next great focus of local land preservation,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2011
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Jul 5, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 6043 Views

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East Palo Alto marks anniversary with festival today

East Palo Alto officials will kick off the Independence Day weekend today (Saturday, July 2) with a festival and a fireworks...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 7, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 5 comments | 1850 Views

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Palo Alto Chili Cook-off draws thousands to Mitchell Park

The 30th Annual Palo Alto Summer Festival and Chili Cook-off attracted thousands of people to Mitchell Park Monday. The annual...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Gus L., on Jul 5, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 7 comments | 3035 Views

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Feature story: Surrounded by superheroes

Dealing in comics many fans would involuntarily drool over is standard practice for Lee's Comics founder Lee Hester. ==B...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 5, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 2954 Views

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Gang violence topic of conference in EPA

Gang violence in East Palo Alto is the subject of a day-long conference that will bring federal, state and local law enforcement...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by An East Palo Alto Resident, on Dec 13, 2011 at 11:16 am | 10 comments | 1932 Views

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Two mountain lion sightings reported in Woodside

A mountain lion was seen early Tuesday morning in Woodside, San Mateo County emergency officials said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by AndSmallDogs, on Jul 6, 2011 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1762 Views

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Caltrain to mount cameras on front of trains

Video cameras mounted on the fronts of locomotives could be installed by Caltrain in August, pending a clarification of how...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Koa, on Jul 8, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 9 comments | 2668 Views

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Palo Alto challenges regional growth projections

A regional plan to promote "sustainable communities" is facing a chorus of opposition from Palo Alto and other cities, many...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2011
Last comment by Steve Raney, on Jul 14, 2011 at 6:29 pm | 35 comments | 4514 Views

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Palo Alto pug brings smile to dental patients

Dentist Lori Doran-Garcia's Palo Alto office is equipped with the usual features: reclining examination chairs, sample toothbrushes,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2011
Last comment by Dara, on Nov 5, 2011 at 7:49 am | 14 comments | 6357 Views
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California Democrats seek to revive the Republican Party; Republicans expected to resist
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