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Making 'green waves' with traffic lights

Seeking to create a smoother ride for local drivers and bicyclists, Palo Alto plans to reprogram traffic lights along several...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 4 hours ago | 30 comments | 6376 Views

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Advocates disagree on solutions to airplane noise

Residents throughout the Midpeninsula and Santa Cruz area agree that airplanes going to San Francisco International Airport...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Tired of Cronyism, 10 hours ago | 236 comments | 9527 Views

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East Palo Alto runs out of water, development on hold

Hundreds of units of affordable housing and millions of square feet of commercial construction in East Palo Alto cannot be...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 26, 2016 at 12:58 pm | 50 comments | 20159 Views

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FAA, elected officials hear complaints of aircraft noise

The Federal Aviation Administration got an earful in Redwood City on June 15, having completed a study of noise complaints...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by jj, on Jul 24, 2016 at 9:32 pm | 9 comments | 2410 Views

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How Castilleja taught me to be a man

From its founding in 1907, the Castilleja School has consistently graduated excellent women. However, I am the first person...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Jennifer Ayer, on Jul 22, 2016 at 10:57 pm | 14 comments | 19558 Views

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Why did Mrs. Trump crib from Mrs. Obama and not from Mrs. Reagan?

The Donald would not reprimand her for that. It makes one question which way Trump actually leans. His Republican cred is...

Original post made by Chuck Thornberry on Jul. 21, 2016
Last comment by NoMoPa, on Jul 21, 2016 at 6:42 pm | 2 comments | 97 Views

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University Heights

A midday walk down the wide, straight street of Cloud Avenue provides a few signs of the charming and changing nature of...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by William L Grimm, on Jul 20, 2016 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 3822 Views

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FAA approves Surf Air route to take planes over Bay

Commuter airline Surf Air has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to start flying a new approach...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by NIMBYism, on Jul 19, 2016 at 8:27 am | 23 comments | 3462 Views

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Facebook willing to pay Menlo Park $15 million-plus for company's expansion

Menlo Park could reap more than $15 million in one-time payments and contributions and hefty annual payments from Facebook...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Reality, on Jul 18, 2016 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 1563 Views

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Vanderbilt football player sentenced to 15 yrs for raping unconscious 21 yr old

Could someone please explain the 14 1/2 yr disparity between the sentencing of a Vanderbilt football player and that of a...

Original post made by Sarah1000 on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jul 16, 2016 at 5:26 pm | 7 comments | 258 Views

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Public Colleges Chase Out-of-State Students and Tuition

From today's NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/08/us/public-colleges-chase-out-of-state-students-and-tuition.html?_r=0...

Original post made by NYT Reader on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by The Way It Is, on Jul 14, 2016 at 5:46 pm | 21 comments | 571 Views

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Cuckoo's Nest sues ex-chief sales and marketing officer

A lawsuit has been filed by Cuckoo's Nest, a private, invitation-only club in Menlo Park that mingles tech entrepreneurs...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Noni, on Jul 14, 2016 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 2354 Views

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Beltramo's is closing its doors

Beltramo's Wines & Spirits, a local institution which has been owned and operated by the Beltramo family in Menlo Park since...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Terry, on Jul 11, 2016 at 5:43 pm | 20 comments | 9713 Views

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Trump Wins Election, Never Becomes President

I saw something in the New York Times the other day which offered up a truly bizarre but entirely possible scenario: Donald...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by john_alderman, on Jul 9, 2016 at 11:06 am | 9 comments | 351 Views

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Smoke from massive fire in Newark visible for miles

Thick black smoke that can be seen throughout the Bay Area this afternoon is coming from a massive two-alarm structure fire...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2016
Last comment by Flash, on Jul 9, 2016 at 7:44 am | 1 comment | 1319 Views

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Report: Violent crime rate in East Palo Alto plunges

After decades of negative press, East Palo Alto's violent crime rate has plunged by 64 percent in one year, according to...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jul 8, 2016 at 1:24 am | 18 comments | 7405 Views

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Filoli names new executive director

Filoli, Woodside's historic mansion house and gardens, announced on Saturday, July 1, that it has hired a new executive director...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by From one who resigned, on Jul 6, 2016 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 2375 Views

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Santa Clara County supervisors allot $3 million to north county shelter

Looking to help house hundreds of north county's homeless residents during the winter months, the Santa Clara County Board...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Arthur Keller, on Jul 6, 2016 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 1618 Views
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