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Fruit pickup?

Is there a group that will come over to pick fruit from my backyard?...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by bru, on Sep 27, 2011 at 10:48 am | 4 comments | 1318 Views

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Palo Alto Bowl: Not a Done Issue

β€œIt is sad in this community that wealth doesn't make room, not only for special needs, but just for normal people. Most...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by rs, on Oct 1, 2011 at 9:59 pm | 4 comments | 1353 Views

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High Speed Rail – The Grand Swindle

High Speed Rail – The Grand Swindle We have been Swindled The passage of Prop 1A in Nov 2008 authorizing almost...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 8, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 4 comments | 7109 Views

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Walgreens arsonist committed to psych facility

Nearly two years after his conviction for burning down the Walgreens building on University Avenue, Donald Ray Williams was...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 14, 2011 at 12:04 pm | 4 comments | 2333 Views

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Wednesday declared another 'Spare the Air' day

Weather conditions forecast for Wednesday are expected to create unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area, and the Bay Area...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by smokey, on Jan 10, 2012 at 6:41 pm | 4 comments | 1993 Views

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New Fresh And Easy in Mountain View.

Having received coupons in the mail and being in the area, I tried out the new Fresh and Easy Supermarket at Rengstorff/Middlefield. Most...

Original post made by Shopper on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Shopper, on Mar 25, 2012 at 3:14 pm | 4 comments | 1788 Views

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Palo Alto braces for battle against housing mandates

If one believes regional projections, Palo Alto will have to build 12,500 new homes by 2035 to accommodate job growth and...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2012
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Jan 30, 2012 at 11:54 am | 4 comments | 2384 Views

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Mountain View City Council passes smoking ban

It just got a lot harder to smoke in Mountain View. On Tuesday night the City Council narrowly passed a ban on smoking near...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by some guy, on Jan 28, 2012 at 10:32 am | 4 comments | 3154 Views

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'Cosmo girl' icon gives $30 million to Stanford, Columbia

Famed Cosmopolitan magazine editor Helen Gurley Brown is donating $30 million for a bicoastal "media innovation institute"...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Pad, on Feb 2, 2012 at 8:50 pm | 4 comments | 2423 Views

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What The FBI Had On Steve Jobs

The Wall Street Journal obtained a copy of the secret Bush-era FBI file on Steve Jobs: http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2012/02/09/what-the-fbi-had-on-steve-jobs/...

Original post made by s on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by s, on Feb 9, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 4 comments | 1571 Views

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Lifetimes of Achievements honorees announced

Palo Alto nonprofit organization Avenidas Inc. recognized six seniors for their community contributions by naming them Lifetimes...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Another neighbor, on Feb 11, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 2960 Views

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East Palo Alto police chief named interim city manager

In a rapid decision following the recent resignation of its former city manager, East Palo Alto's police Chief Ronald Davis...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Alex, on Feb 25, 2012 at 7:16 pm | 4 comments | 3205 Views

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Dry, still winter weather prompts record air alerts

A record number of alerts banning wood fires were issued this winter during the Spare the Air season that ended Feb. 29,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by emily, on Mar 6, 2012 at 10:40 am | 4 comments | 1949 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 | 2699 Views

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Palo Alto High student earns Olympic berth in table tennis

It may be tough for Palo Alto High student Lily Zhang to return to her normal class schedule for the remainder of the school...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Former London Resident, on Apr 25, 2012 at 12:06 pm | 4 comments | 3750 Views

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New stop sign at Channing/Heather

I noticed today that the city has put up a new stop sign that will presumably be "unveiled" in the coming week at the corner...

Original post made by Adam on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by giraffe, on Apr 28, 2012 at 9:15 am | 4 comments | 2286 Views

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Suspicious odor leads to HazMat response

A suspicious chemical odor, a plume of smoke and the sight of a man standing at the back of a pickup truck early Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 11, 2012 at 12:29 am | 4 comments | 2386 Views

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June's primary is a whole new ballgame

When voters go to the polls June 5, they'll be voting in a primary election unlike any in recent history. ==B Related stories:== •...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on May 11, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 4 comments | 3516 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 | 2627 Views

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New real estate bubble.

This proves that we are in another bubble. The bubble popped somewhat after the credit crunch but has recently reinflated....

Original post made by Sol on May. 27, 2012
Last comment by C, on May 28, 2012 at 11:10 am | 4 comments | 2021 Views
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