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Something to talk about

On a quiet section of Bryant Street in Palo Alto last November, a yellow road sign gave bicyclists a gentle, humorous warning:...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Mar 24, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 4 comments | 2590 Views

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Rail funds could give Caltrain a chance to electrify on two tracks

Last spring, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, state Sen. Joe Simitian, and state Assemblyman Rich Gordon put forth a vision to implement...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by time to retire, yoriko, on Mar 26, 2012 at 10:47 am | 5 comments | 2398 Views

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In Old Palo Alto, something to talk about

Last Halloween, Old Palo Alto resident Catherine Debs launched a beautification project in her neighborhood aimed at bringing...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2012
Last comment by Luna, on Jun 4, 2017 at 1:46 pm | 16 comments | 4818 Views

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Man shot in leg in East Palo Alto Friday

A car passenger was struck in the leg by one or more bullets in East Palo Alto Friday night, March 23, and police are seeking...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2012
Last comment by Mike L., on Mar 24, 2012 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 2058 Views

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Palo Alto lobbies USPS to sell downtown post office to city

Seeking to preserve the historic downtown post office for public use, Palo Alto officials last week submitted a letter of...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by I like this idea, on Mar 28, 2012 at 3:16 am | 1 comment | 4741 Views

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Plan to modernize Caltrain sails through regional commission

Caltrain's stalled effort to electrify its tracks flickered to life Wednesday morning when the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Mar 31, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 31 comments | 6334 Views

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Worth a look

<B>Art Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=16557 posted Friday, March 23, 2012,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 28, 2012 at 11:33 pm | 1 comment | 2214 Views

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Palo Alto seeks input about Caltrain corridor tonight

Palo Alto residents will have a chance to share their vision for the Caltrain corridor and provide feedback about a recent...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Stan, on Mar 29, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 3 comments | 1763 Views

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Large oak removal to impact traffic on Middlefield Road

A 100- to 200-year-old valley oak at Walter Hays Elementary School that arborists have determined is diseased will be removed...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Treeville, on Apr 29, 2012 at 8:38 am | 16 comments | 3533 Views

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Bigger isn't necessarily better

A far cry from the sprawling estate gardens you'd see in a European countryside (==I sigh ... ==), many Bay Area homes are...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2012
Last comment by shop local, on Mar 31, 2012 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 2414 Views

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Hackers swarm 'Super Happy Block Party' in Palo Alto

Hackers, artists, entrepreneurs and self-proclaimed geeks of all stripes staged their own Occupy movement on a downtown block...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2012
Last comment by Took a licken, but still ticken, on Apr 3, 2012 at 11:25 am | 11 comments | 4772 Views

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Stanford founds institute to study cosmic humor -- it's no joke

Stanford University's newest research institute has some people in the scientific community laughing, but the university...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by PAL, on Apr 10, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 2394 Views

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Stanford offers cash for off-peak commutes

Stanford University engineers have turned their talents to solving one of Palo Alto's most vexing traffic issues -- the road-clogging...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 4, 2012 at 9:32 am | 15 comments | 21656 Views

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Home sells for $7.6 million, record for Menlo Park

In a sign that the local real estate market has rebounded, a house in Menlo Park last week sold for a record-setting $7.625...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Apr 3, 2012 at 6:50 pm | 3 comments | 2381 Views

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Menlo reaches baseball tourney title game

Tuesday's prep roundup It was a battle of Central Coast Section baseball champions on Tuesday night in the Cupertino Host...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 4, 2012 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1513 Views

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Gates shares optimism, frustrations on poverty

Freshly back from Ethiopia and Zambia, philanthropist Bill Gates Wednesday shared with a Stanford audience his optimism and...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Apr 7, 2012 at 9:21 pm | 21 comments | 2368 Views

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Tennis legends join festivities for Bank of the West Classic

The Bank of the West Classic is the longest-running women's-only pro tennis tournament in the world, but it will have something...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 5, 2012 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 1792 Views

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Changes ahead for Stanford Shopping Center

Stanford Shopping Center would build five new retail buildings, including a "lifestyle" center and a smaller Bloomingdale's...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Torquatus, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 31 comments | 40367 Views

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Palo Alto eyes three new schools at Cubberley

Palo Alto would build three new schools at Cubberley Community Center as part of a new concept that top city and school officials...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Katie, on Apr 11, 2012 at 3:28 pm | 31 comments | 4370 Views

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Shop Talk: Boutique hotel coming to downtown

Ten million bucks. That's the price tag to transform the dilapidated Casa Olga in downtown Palo Alto into a boutique hotel....

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by free, on Apr 10, 2012 at 1:12 pm | 10 comments | 8179 Views
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