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With ideal climate and landscape, why aren't we biking?

One of the reasons I love life in Palo Alto is because our city has made a serious commitment to bicycle infrastructure....

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Cautious, 52 minutes ago | 45 comments | 2556 Views

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More carpool and express lanes on U.S. Highway 101?

How to manage congestion on U.S. Highway 101 in San Mateo County and northern Santa Clara County is the focus of two public...

Original post made on May. 27, 2017
Last comment by Maybe, 2 hours ago | 8 comments | 1174 Views

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Menlo Park: Two options to separate Caltrain tracks from roads move forward

The Menlo Park City Council is pursuing two options to separate Menlo Park roads from the Caltrain tracks. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by One Dollar Bob, on May 27, 2017 at 10:23 pm | 4 comments | 1915 Views

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Why so many grouchy people?

Lately, around Silicon Valley, I have encountered outspoken, rude strangers and I have regretted biting my tongue. What is...

Original post made by Huh? on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 27, 2017 at 6:53 pm | 33 comments | 2828 Views

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$647M to electrify Caltrain tracks approved

Caltrain's electrification project can move forward as the Federal Transit Administration plans to sign a $647 million grant...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Can't Breathe, on May 26, 2017 at 1:50 pm | 89 comments | 3219 Views

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In East Palo Alto, plans emerge to build 'up'

Four major construction projects in East Palo Alto could transform the cityscape in the next couple of years, with two of...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by EPA Mom, on May 26, 2017 at 12:19 pm | 19 comments | 5787 Views

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Mountain View turns on water spigot to aid East Palo Alto

The Mountain View City Council signed a $5 million deal Tuesday night to sell off water rights to East Palo Alto to help...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on May 24, 2017 at 10:00 pm | 4 comments | 1131 Views

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In Palo Alto, students consider impact of controversial Netflix series

In Palo Alto, a community ever-grappling with its recent history of youth suicide clusters, many students have been talking...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Buckstaff, on May 23, 2017 at 8:58 pm | 11 comments | 7422 Views

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Redwood City turns 150

Redwood City is celebrating its 150th birthday this month and the town is marking the historic occasion in a number of ways,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2017
Last comment by Pearl Kruss [Weiner], on May 21, 2017 at 10:10 pm | 1 comment | 271 Views

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Caltrain's future: 'Spadework' needed for permanent stability

Caltrain's tortuous path to electrification and modernization has hit another wall with the new president's administration....

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 20, 2017 at 8:42 am | 78 comments | 4700 Views

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Kitchen fire at Google I/O injures six

The second day of Google's I/O conference was brought to a halt just before 4 p.m. on Thursday afternoon when a fire broke...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by reader, on May 19, 2017 at 11:08 pm | 4 comments | 1948 Views

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Community Foundation ramps up support for immigrants

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation is ramping up grants to nonprofit organizations devoted to advising and ensuring...

Original post made on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 18, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 14 comments | 1782 Views

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More enforcement of Bay Area commuter benefits program on its way

Enforcement of the Bay Area's commuter benefits program is being stepped up and unregistered employers may be fined and face...

Original post made on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by allen, on May 18, 2017 at 11:57 am | 7 comments | 1509 Views

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Diane Feinstein Issues Statement on President Trump's First 100 Days

Press Release - Feinstein Statement on Trump 100 Days -- Apr 28 2017 Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.)...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by Accomplishments?, on May 11, 2017 at 8:30 pm | 4 comments | 199 Views

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Community Notebook: Bike to Work Day on Thursday

Palo Alto bike lanes could be especially crowded on Thursday for an annual event that has its environmental and personal...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by musical, on May 11, 2017 at 7:31 pm | 8 comments | 1881 Views

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NASA seeks coders for ultimate challenge

Officials at the NASA Ames Research Center announced that they are seeking talented code wizards to help tap the full potential...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by rgw, on May 10, 2017 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 1430 Views

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The Vikings break the ice in beating Mountain View, 2-0

==BI Girls soccer == The Palo Alto girls soccer team recorded its 13th shutout of the season and exacted some revenge from...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1723 Views

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Community Notebook: 'Title IX Advocacy in the Trump Era' at Stanford

The Stanford Law School has teamed up with campus groups, advocacy organizations and others to host a two-day conference...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 3, 2017 at 3:05 pm | 18 comments | 2584 Views

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Eshoo goes after Trump on tax-return secrecy

President Donald Trump's tax returns and his refusal to release them was topic No. 1 for Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, who...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 3, 2017 at 7:59 am | 78 comments | 3072 Views

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Editorial: Resisting Donald Trump

President Donald Trump's first hundred days of the new administration comes to a close Saturday with an unprecedented 61...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 2, 2017 at 10:48 am | 84 comments | 3759 Views
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