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Federal judge declines to lift injunction blocking Trump order on sanctuary cities

A federal judge in San Francisco Thursday denied a request by President Donald Trump's administration to lift an injunction...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2017
Last comment by R. Winslow, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 566 Views

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Will Cali or US ever ban foreign buyers?

Willie Brown is working on state regulations to improve housing affordability this week. Surely someone here can give him...

Original post made by local on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by PA mom, on Jul 21, 2017 at 1:06 am | 12 comments | 353 Views

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new wallet has label warning may cause cancer

I just bought a new wallet that I like, and it wasn't until later I saw a label on the box warning "may contain chemicals...

Original post made by pares on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by Bruce , on Jul 20, 2017 at 2:19 pm | 10 comments | 4201 Views

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Detroit Dethroned?

The pursuit of self-driving cars has changed the game in the auto industry, with the focus shifting from the physical development...

Original post made by Palo Alto Online staff on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Jul 19, 2017 at 11:07 am | 4 comments | 142 Views

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Editorial: Facebook's proposed 'village'

It's hard to imagine a better example of how messed up our region's planning processes and development policies are than...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 17, 2017 at 8:24 am | 62 comments | 4350 Views

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Letters to the editor

<B>Palo Alto's priorities Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2017/02/10/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2017
Last comment by Paul Jensen, on Jul 16, 2017 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 419 Views

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Judge mulling over sanctuary cities order ban

A federal judge said Wednesday that he is likely to keep in place a preliminary injunction issued in a pair of lawsuits filed...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jul 15, 2017 at 7:22 pm | 9 comments | 1574 Views

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Union claims high infection rates in Stanford Hospital dispute

Members of the health workers union serving Stanford Hospital claim the high hospital-acquired infection rates are because...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by Jozie, on Jul 13, 2017 at 10:18 am | 8 comments | 5135 Views

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West of Alameda

Lulu Frye loves her Sutherland Drive property. "It reminds me of home in Tennessee," she says, in describing the view of...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3416 Views

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Facebook unveils plans for giant new development in Menlo Park

Facebook has announced plans for a major new office, residential and retail development near its headquarters at Willow Road...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by So Annoyed, on Jul 12, 2017 at 4:20 pm | 22 comments | 4845 Views

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Target to open 'flexible-format' store in East Palo Alto

Target will open a new "flexible format" store in the Ravenswood Shopping Center in East Palo Alto, the retail company announced...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Be Positive, on Jul 10, 2017 at 1:37 pm | 12 comments | 12240 Views

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Rosé-colored glasses

Learn about the history, production methods and best food pairings for rosé from local wine experts (and their favorite...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2210 Views

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Senate bill would slash Medi-Cal coverage in Santa Clara County

California politicians and hospital officials are speaking out against the Senate Republican health care bill. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by D. T. Rump, on Jul 4, 2017 at 6:57 pm | 8 comments | 1899 Views

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Guest Opinion: Do your part to combat climate change — Get an EV

Most Palo Altans don't need to be convinced that climate change is real, human-caused and a major threat. The planet is already...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2016
Last comment by An Engineer, on Jul 3, 2017 at 3:58 pm | 33 comments | 5306 Views

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Palo Alto customers are asking, 'What's wrong with USPS?'

The Palo Alto division of the United States Postal Service is not delivering on services, and some customers and employees...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by Long-suffering, on Jun 30, 2017 at 8:18 pm | 54 comments | 13364 Views

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Resilient dog seeks forever home

With her enormous, lolling pink tongue and bright eyes, Gabby the black and white pit bull terrier doesn't hint at the kind...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Rescue Parent, on Jun 30, 2017 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1827 Views

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East Palo Alto accepts Mountain View water

Water-parched East Palo Alto came another step closer to receiving an additional 1-million-gallons-per-day after the City...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 26, 2017 at 8:34 pm | 7 comments | 1607 Views

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Evaluate County Workers' Performance

Most Santa Clara County employees are supposed to get regular performance appraisals, but many managers don't bother, reports...

Original post made by Joanne Jacobs on Jun. 26, 2017
There are no comments yet. 119 Views

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Legislation introduced to allow Caltrain sales tax

State legislation introduced Wednesday would allow Caltrain to seek voter approval for a new sales tax to help cover capital...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by One Away, on Jun 23, 2017 at 12:13 pm | 14 comments | 1708 Views

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Off Deadline: Management of pain may be new frontier for 'virtual reality'

Virtual reality &#8212; the creation of a seemingly real environment via computers and headsets &#8212; has been floating...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
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California Democrats seek to revive the Republican Party; Republicans expected to resist
By Douglas Moran | 28 comments | 2,659 views

Chocolate + Tahini Ice Box Pie
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Love is a Verb
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Oh, My Aching Knees
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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