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SFO to add navigation system to reduce some plane noise

Recognizing that its hands are largely tied by federal regulations to change flight procedures to reduce plane noise, San...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2018
Last comment by Train Noise, on Oct 12, 2018 at 3:19 pm | 37 comments | 7724 Views

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Editorial: Don't give up on rail

It is hard to argue with Gov. Gavin Newsom's decision to abandon the original vision for a high-speed rail system enabling...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2019
Last comment by Me 2, on Feb 27, 2019 at 1:04 pm | 37 comments | 9708 Views

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Bills to encourage housing density near transit advance in Senate

Two state bills that would allow more housing density in transit corridors cleared their first legislative hurdles this week,...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
Last comment by Annette, on May 13, 2019 at 2:53 pm | 37 comments | 8149 Views

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Santa Clara County to allow curbside retail pickups starting Friday

Book shops, clothing stores and other businesses in Santa Clara County that allow storefront pickup can start reopening Friday,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on May 20, 2020 at 1:40 pm | 37 comments | 11421 Views

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Santa Clara County supports court ruling on the county's indoor gathering ban

Santa Clara County officials are applauding a federal court's ruling that affirmed the county's ban on indoor gatherings,...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2021
Last comment by Jim Nettles, on Mar 3, 2021 at 6:52 am | 37 comments | 5162 Views

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Cryptocurrency supporters boost Greg Tanaka's bid for Congress

City Council member Greg Tanaka, an advocate for digital currency, has received a $265,000 boost from a political action...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2022
Last comment by mjh, on Jun 15, 2022 at 9:27 pm | 37 comments | 5900 Views

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A single mother's BMR experience

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Original post made on Apr. 2, 2008
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Apr 21, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 37 comments | 14961 Views

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Cell Phone Driving Law

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Original post made by Resident on Jul. 27, 2008
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 30, 2008 at 2:46 pm | 37 comments | 4467 Views

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No composting in Byxbee Park, commission says

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Original post made on Aug. 27, 2008
Last comment by Rod, on Aug 29, 2008 at 9:24 pm | 37 comments | 4589 Views

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Grocery store commits to Edgewood Plaza

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Original post made on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by For Dan, on Nov 5, 2008 at 6:12 pm | 37 comments | 5163 Views

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Palo Alto Chili Cook-Off aims to be less spirited

This year's July 4 Palo Alto Chili Cook-off will be less rowdy and less spirited than in past years, under a new "code of...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jen, on Jul 3, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 37 comments | 6299 Views

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Guest Opinion: If ROTC returns will it compromise Stanford's core mission?

There appears to be much concern these days about "identity": Who or what it is we are, what we need and what we, as individual...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 9, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 37 comments | 18718 Views

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In the face of crisis why are local governments unwiling to change

For Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton and communities all over California this is the month in which they must adopt a budget...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 29, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 37 comments | 4296 Views

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Insufferable Narcissists and local parking

While I know that no one owns the street parking in front of their house, there are common courtesies neighbors can, and...

Original post made by YSK on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Oct 16, 2011 at 6:03 pm | 37 comments | 6534 Views

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Mysterious meat sales concern Palo Alto residents

Barron Park neighborhood residents have been puzzling over mysterious meat salesmen in blue trucks who have been knocking...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Bernadette Hsing, on May 15, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 37 comments | 13170 Views

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Cafe vendor chosen for Mitchell Park Library

Palo Alto's quest to bring a cafe to the soon-to-be-completed Mitchell Park Library and Community Center has attracted an...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 6, 2012 at 10:58 am | 37 comments | 5005 Views

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Everyone 'sad' after surprise removal of school tree

Children and parents at Fairmeadow School are wondering why a beloved tree, which had been fenced for protection during a...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Apr 17, 2012 at 10:28 pm | 37 comments | 6681 Views

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Man robs Palo Alto Walgreens for OxyContin

Palo Alto police have released a photo of a man suspected of robbing the downtown Walgreens by showing a concealed gun on...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by rick, on Dec 6, 2012 at 12:14 am | 37 comments | 9871 Views

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Cautious route on Cal Ave chain store ban

The goal sounds simple: Protect California Avenue's quirky character and mom-and-pop shops from an influx of offices and...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on May 22, 2015 at 1:54 pm | 37 comments | 9120 Views

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Palo Alto adopts new carbon-cutting target

With Earth Day just around the corner, Palo Alto officials on Monday renewed their vows to their native planet when they...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 21, 2016 at 4:56 pm | 37 comments | 6485 Views
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