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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 | 3513 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 | 2624 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 | 2020 Views

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PG&E to start Palo Alto gas line replacement

A 76-year-old PG&E gas-transmission line scheduled for replacement starting June 11 could cause traffic delays, noise and...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jun 1, 2012 at 8:37 am | 4 comments | 3271 Views

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<B>GETTING WIRED ... </B>Palo Alto officials often bask in the city's worldwide reputation as a global trendsetter for new...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by Inaudible meetings, on Jun 14, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 4 comments | 3028 Views

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Woman, 80, hit by car on San Antonio Road, dies

An 80-year-old woman who was walking along San Antonio Road was struck and killed by a car that was exiting a gas station...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 23, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 2899 Views

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Feature story: Fireworks fanatics

For many Americans, Independence Day means relaxation. But for fireworks professional Dan Nitzan and his crew, the holiday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by KeepPetsInsideJuly4th, on Jul 3, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 4 comments | 11197 Views

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Attorney convicted in 2010 police bribery case

Richard Chae, the Palo Alto attorney who was charged with trying to bribe his way out of a drunken driving arrest in 2010,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 1, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 4 comments | 2848 Views

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VIDEO: Annual Palo Alto Chili Cook-Off draws thousands

Mitchell Park in Palo Alto was swarmed with eager chili eaters Wednesday for the 31st annual Palo Alto Summer Festival and...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Jul 5, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 4 comments | 4252 Views

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Man shot in East Palo Alto Sunday

A 19-year-old man was shot in the leg in East Palo Alto early Sunday morning, police said. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=26116...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jul 16, 2012 at 4:24 pm | 4 comments | 2867 Views

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Cooley Landing Park opens in East Palo Alto

The City of East Palo Alto and the Midpeninsula Open Space District celebrated the grand opening of Cooley Landing Park on...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Michelle Daher, on Jul 23, 2012 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 3485 Views

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Simitian endorses Jerry Hill for state Senate

California Sen. Joe Simitian has endorsed state Assemblyman Jerry Hill for the new 13th State Senate District seat, Hill's...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by YIMBY, on Aug 22, 2012 at 10:12 am | 4 comments | 2887 Views

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'Rookie' coach has Stanford water polo team unbeaten

Junior Olympics Mark Hernandez is in his first season as a coach for the Stanford Water Polo Club girls' program. Hernandez,...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Aug 5, 2012 at 8:04 pm | 4 comments | 3319 Views

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East Palo Alto selects new city manager

A former Redwood City deputy city manager who worked with under-served youth and families has been chosen as East Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 7, 2012 at 11:52 am | 4 comments | 4104 Views

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<B><B>MUSIC TO THEIR EARS ... Lytton Plaza</B> has long served as Palo Alto's prime meeting ground for the discontent masses,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Aug 12, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 4 comments | 2670 Views

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Facebook's (almost) oldest user keeps the conversation polite

At a little over a century in age, Menlo Park resident Florence Detlor is one of Facebook's oldest users. The distinction,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Aug 29, 2012 at 10:28 pm | 4 comments | 4318 Views

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Bay Area police tally drunk driving arrests

Bay Area California Highway Patrol and police agencies say they are out in force this holiday weekend as part of a statewide...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ashley_K, on Sep 3, 2012 at 2:31 am | 4 comments | 3500 Views

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Palo Alto resident is bewitched by witches

Each September and October Jan Steele's Palo Alto condominium falls under a magical spell. There are witches sitting on the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Stanford, on Oct 19, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 4 comments | 3285 Views

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interesting article on Jeremy Lin in the Wall Street Journal

"Rise of the Tiger Nation" http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204076204578076613986930932.html...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 27, 2012 at 10:40 pm | 4 comments | 1943 Views

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Who put up the happy signs along Embarcadero?

Has anyone else noticed the series of cheerful signs affixed to telephone poles along Embarcadero Road? They say things...

Original post made by downtowner on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 1, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 4 comments | 2479 Views
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