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Black population decreases in East Palo Alto

Defying a Bay Area trend, East Palo Alto saw its population decrease by 4.6 percent over the past decade -- a drop precipitated...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by SpaceBrotha, on Mar 21, 2011 at 2:31 pm | 20 comments | 7470 Views

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Woman hit by car on Stanford campus Monday

A car struck a 19-year-old woman as she was jaywalking on Campus Drive near the Mayfield Avenue intersection Monday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by surprised, on Mar 25, 2012 at 6:48 pm | 20 comments | 3510 Views

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Group calls for more rail crossings, parks around Caltrain tracks

For Palo Alto residents who live near the Caltrain corridor, the tracks are both a blessing and a curse -- a way to get around...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Go back to the drawing board, on Nov 18, 2012 at 12:55 pm | 20 comments | 6613 Views

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Palo Alto looks to overhaul city fees

Palo Altans looking to tee off at the driving range at the local golf course, board a pet at the city's animal shelter or...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Zeev Wurman, on Jun 2, 2012 at 5:08 pm | 20 comments | 5295 Views

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Caltrain looks to bolster service in Palo Alto

Spurred by a swelling number of commuters, Caltrain plans to bolster its weekday service by adding six trains and having...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Toady, on Jun 12, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 20 comments | 5260 Views

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Palo Alto bike-sharing program hits speed bump

A bicycle-sharing program will be doomed to fail in Palo Alto unless planners place the rental stations in locations that...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Nov 9, 2012 at 11:38 am | 20 comments | 10756 Views

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Trader Joe's employee helps teen, called 'hero'

Nick Marcus was just doing his job at Trader Joe's at Town and Country Shopping Center in Palo Alto when a phone call turned...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 30, 2012 at 6:27 am | 20 comments | 6614 Views

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Voter Suppression Attempts in San Mateo County?

Peninsula Interfaith Action (PIA) is reporting that a group called Election Integrity Project will be deploying "poll observers"...

Original post made by Hmmm on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Nov 7, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 20 comments | 4134 Views

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Cat returned as if by Magic

When Nicola Keating moved from Cupertino to Los Altos six years ago, she kept all of her important belongings, but lost her...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2012
Last comment by Brian Null, on Nov 16, 2012 at 8:41 pm | 20 comments | 11328 Views

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Parking, infrastructure woes loom large in 2013

The glaring problems of insufficient downtown parking and decaying infrastructure will likely tower over other Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 14, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 20 comments | 6338 Views

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Palo Alto in final stage of California Avenue redesign

After two years of revisions, lawsuits and squabbles with area business owners, Palo Alto officials are now putting the finishing...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Dec 16, 2012 at 5:50 pm | 20 comments | 8599 Views

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Positive comments about Palo Alto here please

We are constantly criticized here for being a town of whiners, which I don't think is true, but we definitely have opinions...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 4, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 20 comments | 3503 Views

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Gov Chris Christie holding fundraiser in Palo Alto tonight

Stop by Mark Zuckerberg's house and say hi. CBS News report: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2013/02/13/protest-planned-as-facebook-founder-hosts-chris-christie-fundraiser/...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 15, 2013 at 10:07 am | 20 comments | 3018 Views

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Trouble with globalization

We just bought a house and I am scared we paid too much. I have been told that a lot of recent purchasers borrowed money...

Original post made by terry on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on May 6, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 20 comments | 3369 Views

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World Music Day to bring downtown road closures

Much of downtown Palo Alto will be closed to traffic on Sunday, June 16, to make room for World Music day, which runs from...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 16, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 20 comments | 6792 Views

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Shop Talk: Ming's, Bargain Box set to close

Ming's, Palo Alto's oldest and largest Chinese restaurant, isn't closing yet. It's the end of an era for the Bargain Box,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Dec 6, 2014 at 5:02 am | 20 comments | 15473 Views

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Oregon Expressway slowdown to speed up

Motorists and residents wondering when the Oregon Expressway traffic crawl will come to an end should get relief by early...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by BudS, on May 21, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 20 comments | 7619 Views

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Stanford set to roll out ambitious trail project

After more than two years of planning and designing, Stanford University is looking to break ground this month on an ambitious...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Stanford Employee, on May 21, 2015 at 9:45 am | 20 comments | 11399 Views

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Shop Talk: Parking problems brew at Philz Coffee

Parking is getting tight in Midtown, and the opening of a new cafe may make matters worse. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/05/25/shop-talk-parking-...

Original post made on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jean G, on May 26, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 20 comments | 7928 Views

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Sunset moving to Oakland

Sunset will move its headquarters from the Menlo Park campus it has occupied since 1951 to Jack London Square in Oakland...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Jackie, on Mar 29, 2016 at 3:07 pm | 20 comments | 9667 Views
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