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Someone in Palo Alto has winning lottery ticket?

No one has yet claimed a winning "Fantasy 5" lottery ticket worth $118,752 that was purchased Sunday at a Palo Alto convenience...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 26, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 4 comments | 3409 Views

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Palo Alto hopes for fiber network darken

Palo Alto's decade-long quest to make high-speed Internet available to every residence and business in the city may require...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by just thinkin', on Mar 5, 2009 at 1:21 pm | 25 comments | 5117 Views

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Stanford Athletics to cut staff by 13 percent

Long thought to be immune from economic problems due to its successful fundraising, the Stanford Athletic Department nonetheless...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Mar 2, 2009 at 11:40 am | 4 comments | 2518 Views

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Santa Clara County gets chunk of stimulus funds

Santa Clara County will get the largest slice -- $25.6 million -- of $490 million in federal stimulus funds for transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Not in my Name, on Feb 26, 2009 at 5:43 pm | 9 comments | 3116 Views

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Completion of Caltrain stations celebrated

Caltrain and government officials celebrated the completion of a yearlong, $35 million improvement project for the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Prince Charles, on Mar 2, 2009 at 9:54 am | 16 comments | 3374 Views

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Herriot files appeal in Channing House case

Sally Herriot, the 90-year-old Channing House resident who fought being moved against her will from her independent-living...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 21, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 38 comments | 7119 Views

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Saucer-like solar car halts in Palo Alto

A modern-day solar gypsy, Marcelo da Luz, took a Palo Alto break this week waiting for more sun and hoping for more money...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on Mar 1, 2009 at 11:10 am | 5 comments | 9044 Views

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Small earthquake recorded near Mountain View

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.6 shook Santa Clara County this morning (Sunday), according to the U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by sally, on Mar 5, 2009 at 8:31 am | 10 comments | 3387 Views

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Business tax may be on November ballot

Palo Alto's plan to bolster its plummeting revenues with a new business-license tax could face the city's voters as early...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 10, 2009 at 6:36 pm | 12 comments | 2831 Views

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Palo Alto may sue state high-speed rail authority

Palo Alto community outrage and City Council skepticism will not stop the state agency in charge of the high-speed rail project...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 14, 2009 at 7:57 am | 171 comments | 8620 Views

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Carly Fiorina undergoes breast-cancer surgery

Carly Fiorina had breast-cancer surgery performed on Monday at Stanford Hospital and has a good prognosis for a full recovery,...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 6, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 3 comments | 2601 Views

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Republican leader Duf Sundheim taking heat over big pay package

Duf Sundheim of Palo Alto, the former two-term head of the California Republican Party, has become the focus of an internal...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by thaddeus, on Mar 7, 2009 at 12:36 am | 14 comments | 5221 Views

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Condoleezza Rice returns to Stanford -- and criticism

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice returned to the Stanford campus on Monday after eight years in the Bush administration...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Unbelievable, on Mar 28, 2010 at 5:19 am | 41 comments | 2968 Views

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Raging Grannies rock Cinequest film festival

The Raging Grannies hit the silver screen this weekend as local filmmaker Pam Walton premieres her new documentary on the...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Granny G, on Mar 7, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 3 comments | 2635 Views

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Stanford to cut budget more, freeze salaries

Stanford University will cut its budget by close to $100 million next fiscal year, $30 million more than originally anticipated,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by anon, on Mar 17, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 10 comments | 2616 Views

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Robin Williams to have heart surgery at Stanford

Actor Robin Williams will have heart surgery at Stanford Hospital to replace an aortic valve, his representative has announced. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by RM, on Mar 25, 2009 at 9:29 am | 9 comments | 3452 Views

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$20,000 in equipment stolen from TheatreWorks

Approximately $20,000 of sound equipment was stolen from TheatreWorks in early February, but police say it will be hard to...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by TheatreP, on Mar 13, 2009 at 1:07 am | 4 comments | 2338 Views

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East Palo Alto man sentenced to 53 years to life

A 27-year-old East Palo Alto man was sentenced on Friday to 53 years to life in prison after he was convicted last year of...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by thank you, on Mar 13, 2009 at 7:58 am | 4 comments | 2372 Views

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School heads called parents in cyberbully case

In a recent incident in which local teens "cyberbullied" a fellow Palo Alto student, school district officials said they...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 10, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 14 comments | 24263 Views

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Palo Alto business leaders blast proposed tax

Where is the "Palo Alto Process" when you need it? That's the question business owners are asking these days when discussing...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mad, on Apr 22, 2009 at 11:03 am | 17 comments | 3523 Views
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