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East Palo Alto girl, 6, killed on her way to school

A 6-year-old girl was killed Wednesday morning (Sept. 28), the second traffic fatality in less than three hours within a...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by reckless drivers, on Sep 30, 2011 at 7:16 pm | 42 comments | 5027 Views

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Century-old Cowper Street oak to be saved -- for now

A 100-plus-year-old heritage oak tree at 816 Cowper St. in Palo Alto that had been slated for the chopping block may be saved,...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 3, 2011 at 5:00 am | 9 comments | 2330 Views

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Eshoo 'very concerned' about Wells Fargo's apartment sale

As Wells Fargo Bank prepares to sell about 1,800 housing units in East Palo Alto to a real-estate trust, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo,...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 8, 2011 at 12:52 am | 18 comments | 3015 Views

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Former school board member Aggie Robinson dies at 92

Agnes Robinson, universally known as "Aggie" during a lifetime dedicated to progressive activism, died early Tuesday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Jane, on Oct 4, 2011 at 11:43 pm | 5 comments | 3013 Views

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Poll: Opinions sour on high-speed rail

Nearly two thirds of Californians now oppose the state's high-speed rail project -- and the more they know about it, the...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Will, on Mar 16, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 51 comments | 4615 Views

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Downtown North

Downtown North, Palo Alto's northernmost neighborhood, is also one of its oldest. Soon after Palo Alto began as an offshoot...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2011
Last comment by , on Oct 1, 2011 at 9:30 pm | 1 comment | 2361 Views

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Runaway reptile returns home

As Menlo Park resident Holly Thompson drove up Palo Alto Avenue after a grocery-shopping trip last week, she noticed a strange...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Oct 3, 2011 at 7:07 am | 2 comments | 3690 Views

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Page Mill Road development hits another snag

Harold Hohbach's tortuous journey to build a development filled with condominiums and research space on Page Mill Road just...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by jan, on Oct 8, 2011 at 5:45 pm | 16 comments | 8355 Views

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Granny saved: SFPUC agrees to tunnel under tree

After months of concern over Granny's fate, the heritage oak tree will survive the construction of a new water pipeline....

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 5, 2011 at 5:59 pm | 5 comments | 2014 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Varsity Theatre building; PaloAltoGreen

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings this week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22711...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Jonathan, on Oct 4, 2011 at 7:16 pm | 2 comments | 2143 Views

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Menlo Park downtown plan moves to final review

"And there's a lot to discuss," Mayor Rich Cline commented at one point during Tuesday night's review of Menlo Park's draft...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by former MP resident, on Oct 6, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 2039 Views

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'Steve Jobs changed the whole world'

As word of Steve Jobs' death Wednesday swiftly spread -- via iPhones and other technology the Apple co-founder had pioneered...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 17, 2011 at 9:01 pm | 22 comments | 6266 Views

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Crack dealer gets 20-year prison sentence

The East Palo Alto-based leader of a Bay Area crack cocaine ring has been sentenced in federal court in Oakland to nearly...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Oct 7, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 9 comments | 2422 Views

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Animal Services launches 'Empty Our Shelters Challenge'

Plagued by overcrowding, all six animal shelters in Silicon Valley, including City of Palo Alto Animal Services, are now...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by HawkeyePierce, on Oct 10, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 12 comments | 2620 Views

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Mountain lion reported at Windy Hill

A mountain lion was reportedly seen in the Portola Valley and Skyline area in San Mateo County Saturday morning, according...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Oct 11, 2011 at 7:44 am | 19 comments | 2834 Views

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Dispute over Jewish tradition could nix Christmas trees

Every autumn, for more than a decade, Abraham Berman's sukkah made an appearance on the second-floor patio of Sheridan Apartments,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by saichele, on Dec 11, 2011 at 10:16 pm | 136 comments | 13156 Views

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Palo Alto to celebrate fixes to dangerous intersection

One of Palo Alto's busiest and most dangerous crossings got a little safer this week when the construction workers completed...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by annoyed, on Oct 13, 2011 at 9:54 pm | 23 comments | 2371 Views

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Palo Altans protest at Bank of America

Outraged over job losses and corporate and bank bailouts, more than 200 protesters lined El Camino Real near Page Mill Road...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Ken, on Oct 16, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 99 comments | 9112 Views

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Palo Alto mulls lawsuit over Mitchell Park Library

Palo Alto's effort to rebuild the Mitchell Park Library and Community Center -- the centerpiece of the city's $76 million...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 19, 2011 at 11:08 am | 27 comments | 3917 Views

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Ex Atherton resident dies in Seal Beach shooting

Michele Daschbach Fast, 47, a former resident of Atherton and an elementary school student at St. Raymond Church in Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 14, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 2497 Views
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