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Time to unplug

A common energy-waster called "phantom power" may be to blame for rising energy bills. Also named "vampire power" for sucking...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 26, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 4 comments | 1897 Views

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Power surge pops lights, televisions

Television sets and lights popped and and blew out in two East Palo Alto neighborhoods after a power surge on Thursday (Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Carlito Waysman, on Aug 28, 2011 at 12:03 pm | 8 comments | 3655 Views

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Controversial condo proposal suffers setback

For more than five years, Harold Hohbach's bid to place a three-story building on the corner of Page Mill Road and Park Boulevard...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Too much traffic, on Sep 5, 2011 at 1:26 pm | 42 comments | 3444 Views

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Thousands expected to attend Palo Alto Festival of the Arts

Upwards of 150,000 people are expected to attend this weekend's Palo Alto Festival of the Arts along University Avenue, which...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Aug 29, 2011 at 4:03 pm | 19 comments | 2346 Views

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Sea lion rescued from East Palo Alto creek Thursday

A sea lion found stuck in mud in an East Palo Alto creek was rescued Thursday night with the help of volunteers and a local...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 6, 2011 at 5:26 am | 7 comments | 1685 Views

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Photo gallery: Palo Alto Festival of the Arts

Thousands of people strolled down University Avenue this weekend during the 30th annual Palo Alto Festival of the Arts. The...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by dennis, on Aug 29, 2011 at 4:25 pm | 4 comments | 2438 Views

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Call for memories: Where were you Sept. 11?

Palo Alto Online is collecting local residents' memories of Sept. 11, 2001, to be published online in commemoration of the...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
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Gran Fondo and Taste of Palo Alto to celebrate bikes and food in downtown

Palo Altans will have the opportunity in September to participate in what event organizer Hunter Ziesing called "the latest...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 18, 2011 at 8:58 am | 10 comments | 2844 Views

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Remembering Andy Garcia on 9/11 anniversary

The annual Andy Garcia 5K run, walk and bike event in Portola Valley will be held on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5. The community...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Gail, on Sep 11, 2016 at 6:43 am | 3 comments | 3920 Views

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Planned bike bridge called too complex, pricey

Palo Alto's dream of a spacious, elegant bike bridge spanning Highway 101 and connecting residents to the Baylands should...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by casual biker, on Sep 6, 2011 at 10:48 am | 66 comments | 3825 Views

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Editorial: The economics of downtown parking

A Planning and Community Environment Department study that will be reviewed by the City Council Sept. 12 shows that despite...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by chris, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 7 comments | 2922 Views

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Today marks third Spare the Air day of 2011

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced Thursday that Friday (Sept. 2) would be the third Spare the Air day...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by yesterday's news, on Sep 2, 2011 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 1798 Views

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Feature story: Before the cineplex

When Gary Lee Parks looks at a photo of an old movie theater, he focuses on the visual details: etched-glass chandeliers,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 17, 2011 at 1:48 am | 13 comments | 14175 Views

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Trading Cheetos for kale chips

Rapid weight gain -- and the diabetes it causes -- are becoming epidemic in low-income communities, where immigrants who...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by Orly Taitz, on Sep 8, 2011 at 8:59 am | 3 comments | 2747 Views

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Car break-ins at the Junior Museum and Zoo

Burglars got away with stereo equipment and cash and other personal items after two Sunday afternoon auto burglaries outside...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by ummmmm?, on Sep 7, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 4 comments | 1637 Views

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Woman killed in hit-and-run on East Bayshore

A woman killed in a Redwood City hit-and-run crash Tuesday evening has been identified as 53-year-old Nora Fuentes-Arias...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Sep 8, 2011 at 2:11 pm | 2 comments | 1988 Views

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He's getting them off the streets and into the MMA ring

Nestled in the back of Undisputed Boxing Gym in San Carlos, behind a large exercise capoeira class, seven young fighters...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by JA, on Sep 9, 2011 at 2:07 pm | 5 comments | 1739 Views

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New AT&T 'hotzone' opens on University Ave.

Seeking to provide local technophiles with faster and easier Internet access, AT&T on Wednesday launched a "hotzone" initiative...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Jim Larkin, on Sep 11, 2011 at 10:02 am | 14 comments | 8646 Views

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Yonkel Goldstein: At Ground Zero

From the vantage point of a decade after 9/11 it seems as fate wanted me to be in New York City -- not just in New York City,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Sep 16, 2011 at 1:54 pm | 5 comments | 2368 Views

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Kimberley Stewart: A Miracle amid Tragedy

I lived in Manhattan on the Upper West Side between 1990 and 2006, so I was there at the time of the 9/11 tragedy and knew...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
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