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First Person: a conversation with Jim Fruchterman

Jim Fruchterman, rocket scientist-turned-social entrepreneur and Founder/CEO of Benetech, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, develops...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jul 16, 2013 at 4:16 am | 7 comments | 3378 Views

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HP adds three new directors to board

Hewlett-Packard Co. today announced that it added three new members to its board of directors, increasing the size of the...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cassie, on Jul 16, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 3 comments | 2635 Views

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Google makes big real estate buy in south Palo Alto

Mountain View-based Google Inc. has bought seven properties on East Meadow Circle in south Palo Alto, an area the city has...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by resident 1, on Jun 21, 2014 at 7:59 am | 50 comments | 9086 Views

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Bike-share system rolls into Peninsula

Memberships went on sale Monday for the bike sharing-system debuting in Mountain View and the Peninsula next month. Officials...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Aug 19, 2013 at 9:27 am | 15 comments | 12709 Views

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Stanford Cat Network co-founder's home burns, 100 cats perish

The president of Stanford Cat Network narrowly escaped a house fire that gutted her home and killed nearly 100 cats in the...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Aug 21, 2013 at 10:04 am | 44 comments | 27837 Views

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Hamilton Avenue going through office boom

Palo Alto's University Avenue might get all the glory, but Hamilton Avenue is getting the growth. A glassy new project proposed...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Trashtown, on Jul 22, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 23 comments | 3031 Views

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Fire in East Palo Alto damages two homes

A second-alarm fire gutted one home and damaged another, sending eight engines into the northern part of East Palo Alto Wednesday....

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Hate Fires, on Jul 20, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 5 comments | 3139 Views

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Son brandishes knife in parking-lot fight with father

A disagreement between a father and son that became physical in a south Palo Alto business' parking lot began with the son...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 19, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 4 comments | 1868 Views

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Early-morning armed robbery hits Stanford

An armed robbery occurred at 12:20 a.m. Thursday on the corner of Palm and Palo drives, according to Stanford University's...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Jug, on Jul 21, 2013 at 11:33 am | 11 comments | 2455 Views

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Community Notebook: Gunn sophomore wins $10,000 grant to help children in Sierra Leone

Eleanor Su, a sophomore at Henry M. Gunn High School, won Amway's "Who Cares Challenge," securing a $10,000 grant for the...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by G, on Jan 14, 2015 at 11:02 pm | 2 comments | 2747 Views

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University presidents gather to ponder higher ed

More than a dozen presidents of colleges and universities will gather in Palo Alto this weekend to brainstorm about the future...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jul 19, 2013 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 13436 Views

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Weekend wonders

Carol Finkelstein knew she lived in a desirable location. That became crystal clear when she agreed to swap her San Francisco...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by traveler, on Jul 19, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 2135 Views

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Senior housing or not, Maybell area ripe for redevelopment

When Palo Alto officials agreed last month to rezone property on Maybell and Clemo avenues to enable construction of a senior-housing...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2013
Last comment by Nasty ct resident, on Sep 16, 2013 at 5:45 pm | 70 comments | 5254 Views

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Weekend wonders

Carol Finkelstein knew she lived in a desirable location. That became crystal clear when she agreed to swap her San Francisco...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2013
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jul 20, 2013 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 2057 Views

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Barron Park rolls out robots for outdoor movie night

Once upon a time, drive-in movies were a big family pastime, and they were part of the collective culture. But those big...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jul 28, 2013 at 12:20 am | 6 comments | 5712 Views

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New police dog, 'Eddie,' presented to public

With the press of a button, the door to the police car popped open, revealing the newest member of the Palo Alto Police Department....

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Palu Alum, on Jul 24, 2013 at 1:47 pm | 9 comments | 2177 Views

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Palo Alto police begin using license-plate reader

The Palo Alto Police department began using an automated license-plate reader mounted atop a patrol car on Tuesday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by CAMD, on Feb 12, 2015 at 11:33 am | 101 comments | 29728 Views

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New Palo Alto homes give snapshot of sellers' market

The average number of days that a Palo Alto house stayed on the market during the first half of 2013 was 20 days. A condo...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Longtime Paly resident, on Jul 27, 2013 at 5:50 pm | 27 comments | 8679 Views

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Mi Pueblo seeks bankruptcy court protection

Mi Pueblo Foods is seeking for Chapter 11 bankruptcy court protection Monday, citing a problem with its main secured creditor,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Jul 26, 2013 at 11:13 am | 8 comments | 3917 Views

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U.S. Rep. Eshoo votes to defund NSA phone program

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo (CA-18) voted in favor today of an amendment to this year's defense spending bill that would require...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by right = correct, on Jul 25, 2013 at 7:03 pm | 13 comments | 2150 Views
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