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Caltrain loses bid for exemption from state environmental law on electrification project

Caltrain must comply with the state's environmental quality act in electrifying its rail system between San Francisco and...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Ben, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 489 Views

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High temperatures prompt call to conserve power

California power grid operators are urging residents to conserve power as high temperatures tempt many to turn on their air...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Mitchell, on Jul 2, 2015 at 9:44 am | 8 comments | 1291 Views

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Here comes a massive stock market correction

GREXIT plus Shanghai composite collapsing under its own weight and lack of true market information, Wall street puffed up...

Original post made by Taffy on Jun. 28, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 1, 2015 at 12:50 pm | 4 comments | 259 Views

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Analysis: Supreme Court ruling likely to affect equal-rights laws

The U.S. Supreme Court's sweeping decision that same-sex marriage is protected by the Fourteenth Amendment will have widespread...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2015
Last comment by Anna Longwell, on Jun 29, 2015 at 6:39 pm | 4 comments | 2350 Views

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H-1B visas, outsourcing and pink slips

From today's NYT "But the layoffs at Disney and at other companies, including the Southern California Edison power utility,...

Original post made by tech worker on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 27, 2015 at 2:09 pm | 50 comments | 1376 Views

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East Palo Alto breaks ground on new tech development

With golden shovels dug into the earth, members of the East Palo Alto City Council and developer John A. Sobrato broke ground...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 26, 2015 at 12:57 am | 16 comments | 2911 Views

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Many in Nation Tired of Explaining Things to Idiots

Just to be clear, this is a satirical column. http://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report/many-in-nation-tired-of-explaining-things-to-idiots...

Original post made by Anonymous on Jun. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 147 Views

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Real Estate Matters: Representing both buyer and seller: a conflict of interest?

Although the practice is completely legal and widely accepted in California, it seems impossible for one real estate agent...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Abitarian, on Jun 24, 2015 at 1:30 pm | 26 comments | 832 Views

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Experts: Rising sea level needs to be top priority

Sea levels are already rising along the San Francisco Bay and local creeks, and officials can't waste time in finding a fix,...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by JoAnn, on Jun 23, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 22 comments | 3466 Views

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African Methodist Episcopal members mourn in aftermath of Charleston killings

The killing of nine African American churchgoers by a white gunman in Charleston, South Carolina, on Wednesday has sent shock...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by revdreileen, on Jun 22, 2015 at 6:19 pm | 20 comments | 2354 Views

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Closing the Prop 13 corporate loophole

In the same decade that Don Hoefler's column in Electronic News officially renamed Santa Clara County "Silicon Valley," another...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by mention, on Jun 17, 2015 at 10:12 pm | 72 comments | 4418 Views

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How to stop unwanted sales calls?

I gave some information in November and they sold our phone number and we have been getting we solicitor calls at least 3...

Original post made by Upset on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by tweet, on Jun 17, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 2 comments | 151 Views

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Free Trade

I support free markets and free trade...thus individual freedoms. Therefore, I support the basic efforts of Obama and the...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by mauricio, on Jun 16, 2015 at 4:37 pm | 13 comments | 337 Views

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Parishioners get back beloved church that pastor tried to sell

After being shut out of their church and told to leave the grounds by their pastor last June, the 20 or so members of Zion...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by ChrisC, on Jun 16, 2015 at 12:04 am | 6 comments | 3671 Views

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Palo Alto and sister city Oaxaca celebrate 50th anniversary

Palo Alto and its sister city Oaxaca have reached their 50-year milestone this summer, and officials with the two cities...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by martha rees, on Jun 15, 2015 at 8:55 pm | 3 comments | 1586 Views

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Supervisors approve study on youth psych beds

Santa Clara County has not had an acute-care, inpatient psychiatric unit for youth for more than 20 years, but the Board...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 12, 2015 at 12:13 pm | 10 comments | 3009 Views

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Ellen Pao to appeal discrimination lawsuit verdict

Ellen Pao filed a court notice on June 1 indicating she plans to appeal the verdict in her gender discrimination lawsuit...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Jun 11, 2015 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 2447 Views

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Residents hope to drown out airplane noise with complaints

When Amy Christel moved from Barron Park to her new Midtown Palo Alto home last summer, she welcomed the time she could spend...

Original post made on May. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident3, on Jun 10, 2015 at 10:58 am | 256 comments | 9478 Views

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Changes underway at hazardous Menlo intersection

A six-month trial of changes to the Alma Street-Ravenswood Avenue intersection starts this week, according to the city of...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by cross walker, on Jun 4, 2015 at 8:02 am | 9 comments | 2533 Views

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Big changes afoot at San Antonio Center

A new round of large-scale demolition and construction is under way at San Antonio Center as part of a long-planned second...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 3, 2015 at 6:35 pm | 41 comments | 7157 Views
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Calave wine bar opens in Palo Alto
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