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Palo Alto Orchards

In a close community, residents know their neighbors' names, occupations, hobbies and what the kids are up to. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jun 6, 2012 at 8:30 pm | 3 comments | 2472 Views

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Aggressive coyotes close Arastradero dog trails

Some trails on the western side of Pearson Arastradero Preserve are temporarily closed to dogs after coyotes in the area...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Jun 11, 2012 at 7:46 am | 26 comments | 3966 Views

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Palo Alto sees its fiber dream fizzle

After 15 years of failed schemes and dashed hopes, Palo Alto is preparing to pull the plug on its dream of bringing ultra-high-speed...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Smith, on Jun 14, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 25 comments | 9648 Views

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Mountain View teen shot to death at grandmother's home

A Mountain View teenager was shot and killed Monday outside his grandmother's home in Oregon, about 13 miles south of Portland....

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 8, 2012 at 9:55 am | 3 comments | 3432 Views

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Two-sport standout Gaffney faces decision

==B Stanford baseball== ==I Blandino earns All-American honor== Outfielder Tyler Gaffney faces an interesting decision...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Jerry, on Jun 7, 2012 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 2487 Views

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Man killed by train Wednesday identified

A man who was struck and killed by a train in Mountain View on Wednesday morning, June 6, has been identified by the Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by sorry, on Jun 8, 2012 at 7:55 am | 7 comments | 3421 Views

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Shooting in East Palo Alto leaves one dead

A man was shot and killed in East Palo Alto late Wednesday night, police said. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=25667&e=y...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Chris Rock, on Jun 8, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 7 comments | 2551 Views

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Caltrain looks to bolster service in Palo Alto

Spurred by a swelling number of commuters, Caltrain plans to bolster its weekday service by adding six trains and having...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Toady, on Jun 12, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 20 comments | 3672 Views

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Around Town

<B>GETTING WIRED ... </B>Palo Alto officials often bask in the city's worldwide reputation as a global trendsetter for new...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by Inaudible meetings, on Jun 14, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 4 comments | 2882 Views

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Feature story: Face the music and dance

It's hard to take opera seriously when someone's playing a kazoo in your ear. That's one of the biggest challenges Claude...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Kind of silly, on Jun 12, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 5 comments | 5199 Views

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U.S. Open golf championship is completely sold out again

For those who don't yet have a ticket for this week's U.S. Open golf championship at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, the...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 13, 2012 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 2310 Views

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Mountain View opens new $9 million trail link

After the ceremonial ribbon was cut, a crowd swarmed onto the new Permanente Creek Trail extension Tuesday, including a new...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Chip, on Dec 15, 2015 at 1:49 pm | 19 comments | 6209 Views

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World Music Day to bring road closures to downtown

Downtown Palo Alto will have traffic closures during World Music Day on Sunday, June 17, when as many as 25,000 people are...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 16, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 18 comments | 3234 Views

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Kleiner Perkins answers sex-discrimination lawsuit

Claiming a female employee has "twisted facts and events in an attempt to create legal claims where none exist," Kleiner...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 21, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 31 comments | 3126 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Andrew Luck

Andrew Luck, the NFL's top draft pick from 2012 and Stanford's graduating star quarterback, talks about starting his career...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Jun 16, 2012 at 5:07 pm | 3 comments | 3606 Views

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Bay Area median home prices, sales up in May

The median sale price for Bay Area homes rose for the second consecutive month in May -- up 7.5 percent from a year ago --...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 17, 2012 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 2705 Views

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Tomorrow's events (June 19)

[http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11441 Event: Menlo Park Clock Tower Celebration] The Menlo Park Clock...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 18, 2012 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 2246 Views

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Today's events (June 18)

[http://www.redwoodcity.org/events/jazz.html Music: Michael O'Neill Quintet and Kenny Washington] Michael O'Neill has performed...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 18, 2012 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 2359 Views

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New budget spells cuts for Palo Alto animal services

Higher water rates, a Fire Department with fewer firefighters, a host of fee increases and an animal-services operation trembling...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Denise, on Jun 26, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 45 comments | 12177 Views

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City to start major electrical work on Alma Street

Major electric-line replacement in Palo Alto could cause traffic delays on Alma Street starting today, June 19, the city...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by robit noops, on Jun 20, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 7 comments | 2617 Views
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