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Editorial: Money as a 'public benefit'?

Today, May 14, the City Council will consider approving the controversial "Lytton Gateway" office building at the corner...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Former Neighbor, on May 14, 2012 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 3121 Views

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Feature story: The hills are alive

Depending on how sentimental you are, California's summer hills are either invitingly, softly golden, or just brown. In Gary...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by anon, on May 14, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 3529 Views

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VIDEO: 41st Annual Stanford Powwow

Mother's Day always means something additional at Stanford University: the Stanford Powwow. The powwow featured traditional...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 18, 2012 at 12:36 am | 7 comments | 3754 Views

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Palo Alto could get $5 million for new bike bridge

Palo Alto's ambitious plan to give residents and bicyclists convenient, year-round access to the Baylands took a major leap...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by close the gates, on Apr 13, 2013 at 11:19 am | 90 comments | 7668 Views

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Feature story: Living history

At the time of the 2010 census, Palo Alto had 17 residents who were at least 100 years old. It's hard to know what the number...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Sheila, on May 21, 2012 at 11:53 am | 6 comments | 6428 Views

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HP may cut up to 35,000 jobs, reports say

Palo Alto tech giant Hewlett-Packard Company may lay off as many as 35,000 workers – nearly 10 percent of its 350,000-person...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Bucky, on May 21, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 40 comments | 5687 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Funding infrastructure improvements; High-school graduation requirements

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=25426...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Bruce, on May 18, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 2358 Views

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Psyching out the 'Facebook effect'

The rumors are flying: Once Facebook goes public, scarce housing will become even scarcer; prices will go sky high. Best...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by wrong, on May 20, 2012 at 11:45 am | 4 comments | 2526 Views

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Zuckerberg weds longtime girlfriend

Trading his hoodie for a dark suit and tie, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg married his longtime girlfriend, Priscilla Chan,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by fb & your privacy, on May 22, 2012 at 12:56 pm | 19 comments | 2960 Views

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Dumbarton Bridge to close May 25-29

The entire Dumbarton Bridge will be closed during Memorial Day weekend for seismic retrofit work, bridge officials announced....

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by bike lane also closed, on May 20, 2012 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 3463 Views

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Gardeners irked by planned driveway near Main Library

As Palo Alto plows forth with major upgrades to the Main Library and the Palo Alto Art Center, city officials are also looking...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 22, 2012 at 11:28 am | 40 comments | 2375 Views

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Down and derby

Kids ages 7 to 17 raced down Hanover Street in Palo Alto Saturday, May 19, for the Palo Alto Elks Silicon Valley Soap Box...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mike Mckinney, on May 24, 2012 at 7:03 pm | 3 comments | 2426 Views

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Obama coming to Palo Alto Thursday

President Barack Obama will be returning to the Bay Area this week to raise more money for his re-election campaign with...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by DD, on May 24, 2012 at 10:31 am | 48 comments | 4986 Views

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Community Notebook: TEDx comes to Gunn May 24

Presenters including CEOs from the tech industry, professors and athletes will speak at Gunn High School's TEDx conference...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by GunnTV, on May 23, 2012 at 11:07 pm | 2 comments | 2500 Views

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Shop Talk: Apple Store on the move at Stanford?

A new Apple Store is quietly beginning construction at the Stanford Shopping Center. No one will publicly talk about it,...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by NP, on May 23, 2012 at 10:38 pm | 6 comments | 13500 Views

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HP to cut 27,000 jobs

Palo Alto tech giant HP announced Wednesday that it would cut 27,000 jobs -- 8 percent of its global workforce -- by the...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Leopold, on May 25, 2012 at 4:24 pm | 38 comments | 5785 Views

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Firefighters battle morning blaze at Paly

An early-morning fire that erupted at Palo Alto High School Thursday will likely delay construction of new classrooms, a...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Phyllis, on May 30, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 21 comments | 5344 Views

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President Obama arrives for Bay Area visit

President Barack Obama arrived Wednesday evening at Moffett Federal Airfield aboard Air Force One. Obama was in the Bay Area...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 25, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 7 comments | 2502 Views

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Former Stanford president Richard Lyman dies

Richard Lyman, whose tenure as provost and later president of Stanford University spanned a tumultuous period of student...

Original post made on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by moi, on May 28, 2012 at 8:40 pm | 3 comments | 4344 Views

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Today's events (May 30)

[http://www.paloaltojcc.org/events/2012/05/30/classes-workshops-lectures/author-encounter-charles-ferguson/ Film lecture:...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on May 29, 2012 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 2139 Views
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