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Elegant trains Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12398 posted Friday, February...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by mmg_garcia, on Feb 19, 2010 at 7:01 pm | 4 comments | 2136 Views

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Big waves hit Mavericks observers, injuring 13

The Mavericks Surf Contest near Half Moon Bay -- called by surfers as the biggest surfing event in history -- had bigger-than-expected...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by StevenLong, on Feb 15, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 2 comments | 2110 Views

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Palo Altan John Berwald dies; Mass scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday

John Joseph Berwald, a Palo Alto resident for 55 years, former Palo Alto City Council member and Standard Oil administrator,...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by Solly, on Feb 16, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 3 comments | 2454 Views

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Silicon Valley losing fed 'mega-investments' race

Silicon Valley is badly losing the race for huge federal investments that will jumpstart the industries of the future, a...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by marty, on Feb 19, 2010 at 1:07 am | 8 comments | 2931 Views

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Victim: Murder suspect 'infatuated with killers'

Bulos Zumot, who has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend, Jennifer Schipsi, wanted to "plan the perfect murder...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by MatthMcDowell, on Mar 9, 2010 at 9:13 am | 7 comments | 2596 Views

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Palo Alto budget gap could triple in decade

Palo Alto's annual budget deficit will more than triple over the next decade if the city doesn't slash its services or find...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 26, 2010 at 8:31 am | 30 comments | 4457 Views

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Fire chief: 'It was a miracle' no residents were killed

The Cessna twin-engine plane had just taken off from the Palo Alto Airport when it clipped a regional PG&E powerline, veered...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by petercarp, on Feb 20, 2010 at 6:22 am | 12 comments | 2635 Views

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Cheers greet return of power to Palo Alto

Cheers went up in many Palo Alto homes and businesses late Wednesday afternoon when electric power surged back shortly just...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Alan, on Feb 19, 2010 at 9:30 am | 22 comments | 2768 Views

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Traffic safety was city's big concern during outage

Traffic and potential accidents at signalized intersections with no power were among the biggest concerns city officials...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 19, 2010 at 7:38 pm | 25 comments | 2585 Views

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Organizations to help residents after crash

Local organizations are stepping forward to help East Palo Altans who are struggling after Wednesday's plane crash into a...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Marty, on Feb 20, 2010 at 6:53 pm | 10 comments | 3175 Views

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'Grandson' scam resurfaces in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are warning seniors that a telephone scam from last spring has resurfaced over the past week. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Feb 21, 2010 at 9:23 am | 6 comments | 2341 Views

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Palo Alto lawyer, fiancee, die in plane crash

A prominent Palo Alto patent lawyer and his fiancee were killed Friday after the private plane he was piloting hit a tree,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by DDW, on Mar 1, 2010 at 11:37 am | 53 comments | 3403 Views

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Driver dies in 'horrific' crash on Middlefield Road

Mountain View police say an "extremely horrific" single-car crash killed the driver of a Volvo after it smashed into seven...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Amazed, on Mar 3, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 36 comments | 3274 Views

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Silent tribute

The mood on Beech Street in East Palo Alto is calm again, five days after a fatal plane crash plunged the neighborhood into...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Odo, on Feb 23, 2010 at 4:55 pm | 3 comments | 2002 Views

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Palo Alto's fiber hopes now rest with Google

Palo Alto's fruitless and frustrating quest for a citywide high-speed Internet network flickered back to life Monday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Adam, on Mar 17, 2010 at 8:04 pm | 36 comments | 4053 Views

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Repairs, delays ahead for San Antonio overpass

Palo Alto and Mountain View are preparing to fix up the San Antonio Road overpass -- a project that officials say will require...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Feb 23, 2010 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 1964 Views

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Mountain lion attack not a portent, biologist says

The mountain lion that attacked a pygmy goat in San Mateo County's Portola Valley area last week should not be automatically...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Feb 26, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 17 comments | 13618 Views

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Palo Alto will focus on street repairs, bike lanes

Rebuilt libraries, a new roof for the Palo Alto Arts Center and the closure of the city's landfill should top Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by pat, on Mar 1, 2010 at 2:13 pm | 27 comments | 3607 Views

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Caltrain delays due to train hitting abandoned car

A car abandoned on the Caltrain tracks in Sunnyvale was hit by a northbound commuter train at 5 a.m. today, causing "significant...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Victor Shin, on Feb 26, 2010 at 11:23 am | 12 comments | 2032 Views

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Authorities ID victim of Middlefield car crash

The Santa Clara County Coroner's office has identified the man killed last Sunday in a single-vehicle crash on W. Middlefield...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by anon, on Feb 25, 2010 at 8:58 pm | 4 comments | 2009 Views
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