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New musical horizons

What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the phrase "choral music"? Church choir, perhaps, or a sing-along...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Natalie, on Mar 9, 2012 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 2224 Views

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Editorial: Grandiose proposal needs careful study

The makings for an unusual public-private-nonprofit development that would transform the city's western gateway at El Camino...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 14, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 6 comments | 3129 Views

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Family: Caltrain victim lost battle against mental illness

The man struck by a train in Menlo Park Friday morning was Eric Salvatierra, a 39-year-old Palo Alto resident, according...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2012
Last comment by Kemery, on Mar 16, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 16 comments | 11212 Views

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Simitian to host public hearing on high-speed rail tonight

A possible new business plan for California's high-speed rail project is set to be revealed tonight, March 13, in Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by ben, on Mar 14, 2012 at 8:32 am | 5 comments | 1606 Views

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Helicopter makes emergency landing in Palo Alto

Nearly 100 feet from rush-hour traffic on Highway 101 near Embarcadero Road, a pilot approaching the Palo Alto Municipal...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 19, 2017 at 11:40 am | 68 comments | 6589 Views

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'Mayor's Challenge' takes on neighborhood unity

On March 25, the Mayor's Challenge -- a series of athletic events designed to bring neighborhoods together -- will kick off...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by Susan, on Apr 9, 2012 at 8:47 pm | 13 comments | 2903 Views

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Editorial: Generous offer to electrify Caltrain, but at what cost?

In its struggle to gain credibility in the wake of more than doubling the cost to build a high-speed-rail line between San...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 21, 2012 at 6:15 pm | 27 comments | 4017 Views

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Palo Alto set to rule on major changes to Edgewood Plaza

The dilapidated Edgewood Plaza in Palo Alto would undergo a major transformation, including 10 new homes and a Fresh Market...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jim_H, on Sep 6, 2012 at 11:23 am | 7 comments | 2770 Views

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California Avenue redesign stalled by lawsuits

Palo Alto's ambitious quest to turn California Avenue into the next University Avenue or Mountain View's Castro Street is...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Evan Thomas, on May 2, 2012 at 10:51 pm | 94 comments | 9387 Views

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$22M verdict against PAMF in malpractice lawsuit

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation was hit with one of the largest medical malpractice verdicts in Santa Clara County history...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Kim , on Mar 12, 2013 at 1:13 am | 38 comments | 19920 Views

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Warren Slocum ballot revised after complaint

Candidates for political office are expected to sing their own praises in hopes of swaying voters, but there are rules regarding...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Mar 22, 2012 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 2311 Views

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Stanford students' dream of women's shelter now a reality

For a dozen homeless women staying at the new Hotel de Zink Women's Shelter, sleeping at night now feels much safer. The...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Ricardo Pinho, on May 15, 2012 at 1:10 am | 7 comments | 6502 Views

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This week on Ad Libs...

Busy Palo Alto playwright Sharmon J. Hilfinger is having her seventh full-length play produced in the Bay Area. "Hanging...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Dawn Whelan, on Mar 22, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 2133 Views

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Caltrain's hopes ride on new rail agreement

Caltrain long-deferred dream of electrified tracks could finally become reality under a new proposal between the California...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mila, on Mar 25, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 13 comments | 2749 Views

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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 | 2702 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 | 2453 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 | 5385 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 | 2117 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 | 4905 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 | 6598 Views
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