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Palo Alto to share dispatch with Mountain View, Los Altos

An effort by Palo Alto, Mountain View and Los Altos police departments to integrate their respective dispatch services is...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Sensible, on Mar 21, 2012 at 11:28 pm | 20 comments | 7984 Views

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Bay Area gas prices skyrocket in past month

Average gas prices in the Bay Area have skyrocketed in the past month, jumping by 51 cents to $4.41 on average per gallon,...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by k, on May 25, 2012 at 10:09 am | 20 comments | 4559 Views

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Why?

I am bringing up a very old topic. Call is cosmology, religion, god, physics. I am compeltely unsatisfied by the "why...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 14, 2012 at 9:38 pm | 20 comments | 3359 Views

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East Palo Alto woman sees hope in federal health law

Sosepa Tonga recalled the day last year when she went to a free clinic in Menlo Park seeking medical care. A new immigrant,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 17, 2012 at 6:00 pm | 20 comments | 5020 Views

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Hungry in the summertime

Worried about rising hunger among her patients, a Stanford University physician has launched a summer food program at an...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Jul 25, 2012 at 10:57 am | 20 comments | 6999 Views

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Finally, high speed rail will start, thanks to President Obama

http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2012-12-06/local/35673787_1_high-speed-rail-public-money-first-project We are very...

Original post made by Brock on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Brock, on Jan 14, 2013 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 2936 Views

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Tax time = joy

Is there a hotline to report financial rape by the Franchise Tax Board? ...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Mar. 9, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Mar 14, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 20 comments | 2723 Views

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Rail foes seek to bar further spending on project

After scoring a victory in a Sacramento court last month, opponents of California's proposed high-speed rail system are now...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by planes trains and cannons, on Oct 17, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 20 comments | 8628 Views

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Rulings deal financial blow to high-speed rail

California's proposed high-speed-rail system ran into a legal barrier Monday when a Sacramento judge ruled that the funding...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by mag lev rider, on Nov 29, 2013 at 3:25 pm | 20 comments | 24157 Views

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Mi Pueblo may stave off bankruptcy

Mi Pueblo Foods, the San Jose-based grocery chain with a store in East Palo Alto, will ask a federal court to approve a credit...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Jose, on Feb 26, 2014 at 10:46 pm | 20 comments | 15779 Views

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Current council members pull papers for East Palo Alto council race

The East Palo Alto City Council race has stayed relatively quiet so far, with only current council members Ruben Abrica and...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Aug 7, 2014 at 5:29 pm | 20 comments | 5434 Views

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Requiring DUI offenders to use 'ignition interlocks'

First-time DUI offenders would be required to install "ignition interlock devices" in their cars that will test their breath...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Lifer, on Dec 31, 2014 at 12:40 pm | 20 comments | 17843 Views

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Bad driving in the Silicon Valley

When we relocated to the Bay Area several years ago, we noticed the strange driving habits of many local drivers. I noticed...

Original post made by Nayeli on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 23, 2015 at 2:12 pm | 20 comments | 3161 Views

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Some Fugitives Are Finding Luxury in U.S.

From today's online NYT, the headline reads: "Charged With Graft in China, Some Fugitives Are Finding Luxury in U.S." http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/16/world/asia/china-hunts-fugit...

Original post made by Is this a PA problem? on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by And next.., on May 20, 2015 at 12:15 pm | 20 comments | 2483 Views

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African Methodist Episcopal members mourn in aftermath of Charleston killings

The killing of nine African American churchgoers by a white gunman in Charleston, South Carolina, on Wednesday has sent shock...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by revdreileen, on Jun 22, 2015 at 6:19 pm | 20 comments | 8286 Views

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Palo Alto seeks larger benefits from 2016 tax measure

Faced with busy streets, congested expressways and a rail corridor that is seen at once as essential and perilous, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Aug 12, 2015 at 7:17 pm | 20 comments | 8530 Views

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Menlo Park may take stand on Trump executive order

When Menlo Park's City Council meets Tuesday, it may take a stand on President Trump's Jan. 25 executive order, which states...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jun 1, 2017 at 4:52 pm | 20 comments | 5019 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 Marcus Lowe, on Aug 16, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 20 comments | 16650 Views

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VTA to add express lanes to U.S. Highway 101 through Palo Alto and Mountain View

Existing carpool lanes will soon double as express lanes on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto and Mountain View through a project...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2018
Last comment by Meadows Resident, on Oct 10, 2018 at 10:32 pm | 20 comments | 12413 Views

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Planned power outages expected to hit Palo Alto Hills Wednesday at noon

Sections of the Palo Alto Hills are scheduled to see power go out on Wednesday as part of PG&E's pre-emptive outages, planned...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2019
Last comment by Miriam Palm, on Oct 10, 2019 at 9:47 am | 20 comments | 22805 Views
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