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Byxbee Park hit by meteor -- 'undedication' vote is off

A meteor the size of Palo Alto City Hall crashed into Byxbee Park today, destroying all hopes that an anaerobic-digestion...

Original post made by Editor, Palo Alto Online on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Apr 1, 2011 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 1406 Views

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Cal hits a home run by reinstating its baseball program

California will remain a major league university after all. The school announced Friday that baseball would continue forward...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 10, 2011 at 2:27 pm | 2 comments | 1417 Views

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What alternative sources of high speed internet do you use?

I am tired of my $150 plus bill for cable, telephone and internet from our local cable provider and want to get rid of them....

Original post made by jass on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 11, 2011 at 12:16 am | 2 comments | 1490 Views

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Feature story: The accidental artist

It's a rare painter who does a self-portrait of himself fighting a fire in a furniture store. But then, Jerome Peters has...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Avery Naar, on May 30, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 1509 Views

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They're ba-a-a-a-ck!

We had more than 10 years of a highly competitive "seller's market" where the seller could dictate the terms of the contract...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by paresnow, on Apr 27, 2011 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 2452 Views

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When life gives you lemons ...

A yard full of fruit trees can offer fragrant blossoms, lovely looks and healthy snacks. But what to do when a yard is so,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 28, 2011 at 6:44 am | 2 comments | 1669 Views

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Two armed robberies Sunday in Menlo Park

Police report two armed robberies in Menlo Park on Sunday. At the new BevMo liquor store at 700 El Camino Real, the robber...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on May 3, 2011 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 1457 Views

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Stanford offers Menlo Park more money

Stanford is now offering Menlo Park $3.7 million to ease traffic snarls induced by its proposed hospital expansion and also...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Make-Stanford-Pay-For-Its-Impacts, on May 6, 2011 at 6:19 pm | 2 comments | 1334 Views

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Make road signs pictograms rather than words.

On Bike to Work Day, it is probable that there will be more people on bikes around town today. Many of these people will...

Original post made by Biking Person on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by standardized, on May 12, 2011 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 1339 Views

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how far from an intersection can you safely park a car

California state guidelines say cars should not park closer than 10 feet from intersections. That distance makes it easier...

Original post made by pedestrian on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by pedestrian, on May 16, 2011 at 6:21 pm | 2 comments | 1193 Views

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Former assemblyman Ira Ruskin diagnosed with malignant tumor

Former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years before terming out last year, has been diagnosed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Jun 2, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 2 comments | 1430 Views

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Portraits (adult)

<B>Judge's comments Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14994 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 4, 2011 at 4:22 am | 2 comments | 1388 Views

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What Is New With TESLA MOTORS?

I have heard on the news that it is bankrupt. That it is going to start thinking about the four door sedan (59 g.) for...

Original post made by PALLBEAR on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 5, 2011 at 5:44 pm | 2 comments | 1012 Views

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Egrets and herons, oh my!

They're large and white with spectacular plumage pompadours and they make otherworldly sounds like ET. Snowy egrets are flocking...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by very1silent, on Jun 7, 2011 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 2096 Views

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Today is first Spare the Air day of summer

The first Spare the Air day of the season has been called for today (Tuesday, June 21) throughout the Bay Area, an air district...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 21, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 1061 Views

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Two injured in crash near Foothill Expressway

Two people were injured Friday morning (July 1) when a truck and a van collided off Foothill Expressway in Palo Alto, forcing...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by red light, on Jul 1, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1300 Views

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Letters

<B>Online anonymity Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15165 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by No, on Jul 2, 2011 at 5:56 am | 2 comments | 1192 Views

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Trail connections a focus for new POST leader

Creating trail connections among open-space parcels on the Peninsula will be the next great focus of local land preservation,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2011
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Jul 5, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 5132 Views

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PG&E to test gas pipeline beneath Palo Alto

PG&E will conduct pressure-testing in the next two months on its gas transmission line running through Palo Alto, the utility...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 15, 2011 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 1093 Views

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The ultimate do-it-yourself project

Aside from the unfinished landscaping and a few missing pieces of furniture, it's hard to tell Sam and Alice Katwan are recovering...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by rebuilt, on Jul 20, 2011 at 9:21 am | 2 comments | 1960 Views
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