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Palo Alto man doesn't contest charge of setting firm on fire

A Palo Alto doctor pleaded no contest Thursday to a felony charge stemming from an attempted to set fire to his San Carlos...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by marywanna, on Feb 2, 2014 at 1:29 pm | 4 comments | 4110 Views

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Guest Opinion

The best for our best friends Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/02/14/guest-opinion...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Homeless Dogs, on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 4 comments | 8034 Views

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Stanford panel lays out drought-survival strategies

As the state's drought deepens, Stanford University's water conservation efforts and strategies for expanding water resources...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by resient 1, on Mar 12, 2014 at 7:47 pm | 4 comments | 6261 Views

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Editorial: In major test for city, Cal Ave project begins

What began as a $1.7 million largely grant-funded sprucing up of the area primarily at the east end of the California Avenue...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Nona, on Mar 14, 2014 at 7:05 pm | 4 comments | 3902 Views

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Drought affects wildlife on first day of spring

The sunny, warm weather may be a pleasure for humans, but it is showing signs of negatively impacting local wildlife, a Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by HowToHelpCreatures, on Mar 20, 2014 at 11:11 pm | 4 comments | 5584 Views

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Surge in housing stock

The Chinese are no longer buying. They are selling. Hong Kong housing market is collapsing. The Chinese Credit crunch is...

Original post made by Jake on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:54 am | 4 comments | 939 Views

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Bubble tea bonanza

This Taiwanese drink is a local obsession in Mountain View. Stroll through downtown and plastic cups of bubble tea are spotted...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Foodie, on Mar 28, 2014 at 11:56 am | 4 comments | 2966 Views

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Air Quality Concerns Around Embarcadero & El Camino

I would like to raise awareness about the air quality around the intersection of Embarcadero Rd. & El Camino Real. When...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Asthma Sufferer, on May 22, 2014 at 7:45 pm | 4 comments | 1132 Views

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Open space bond measure favored, close to approval

Measure AA -- a $300 million bond measure for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District -- was favored by voters Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 4, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 4 comments | 3215 Views

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Palo Alto startup founder takes lessons from tragic accident

Declara's philosophy and mission is deeply rooted in CEO Ramona Pierson's personal wake-up call that a "one size fits all"...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by So right, on Jun 23, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 4 comments | 6729 Views

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Police nab suspected 'smelly' bank robber

Police arrested a man suspected of shoplifting at a CVS Pharmacy in Mountain View Tuesday who they believe is the same malodorous...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Jul 12, 2014 at 12:04 pm | 4 comments | 10921 Views

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Palo Alto police searching for missing man with dementia

Palo Alto police are searching for a man in his 70s who was last seen on foot walking away from the Stanford Hospital at...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 24, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 3579 Views

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Simitian aims to put county services within reach

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian has a plan to make social services more accessible to North County residents. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Aug 1, 2014 at 8:32 am | 4 comments | 2199 Views

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Shop Talk: More mall, restaurants flock downtown

In this week's Shop Talk column, read the latest on Stanford Shopping Center's big expansion, three new restaurants set to...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ed Keyani, on Aug 21, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 4 comments | 44985 Views

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Annual Baylands race returns to Palo Alto

The 30th annual Moonlight Run & Walk, a benefit event for local nonprofits supporting kids and families, returns next Friday,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by Lynda, on Aug 30, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 4 comments | 5144 Views

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Where is the Frog Fountain?

This weekend I noticed that the whimsical frog fountain at the Stanford Shopping Center is gone, and seems not to have been...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Aug. 31, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 1, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 4 comments | 1094 Views

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Prominent Palo Alto developer Ryland Kelley dies

Palo Alto native and Stanford graduate Ryland Kelley died on Saturday, Aug. 30, friends and family have confirmed. He was...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Tony Carrasco, on Sep 4, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 5992 Views

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Stanford Health Care and Anthem Blue Cross at odds over new deal

Despite active negotiations over the weekend, a Sunday evening expiration date for the current contract between Stanford...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Gratefully healthy, on Sep 9, 2014 at 9:01 am | 4 comments | 5779 Views

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Moonlight Run draws thousands to the Baylands

About 2,500 athletes ran and walked by the light of the harvest moon Friday night at the 30th annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Steve Flanders, on Sep 8, 2014 at 9:48 pm | 4 comments | 3728 Views

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Offspring of famous are Stanford freshmen

Rob Lowe and Katie Couric dropped off their children yesterday at Stanford University. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2759468/Class-celebrity-offspring-Katie-Couric-Ro...

Original post made by Mom on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by So?, on Sep 18, 2014 at 4:15 pm | 4 comments | 2267 Views
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