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Bay Area gasoline prices creeping up

A report released Tuesday (Aug. 10) by AAA Northern California shows that gas prices in the Bay Area and across the country...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Aug 18, 2010 at 9:22 pm | 12 comments | 2513 Views

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City looks for ways to control goose population

Armed with mineral oil, noisemakers and border collies, parks and recreation officials in Palo Alto and other local cities...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 5, 2010 at 10:26 am | 49 comments | 23118 Views

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Federal judge lifts stay on same-sex marriage

A federal judge in San Francisco today declined to block gay and lesbian weddings as a court battle over California's ban...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Ken, on Aug 16, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 26 comments | 3416 Views

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Palo Alto to consider new high-speed-rail station

Palo Alto would have to build parking structures for 3,000 cars -- more than the total number of spaces currently in public...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Al, on Aug 17, 2010 at 1:52 am | 60 comments | 5551 Views

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Downtown development prompts tree removal

Nine street trees will be removed from downtown Palo Alto later this month to make way for a new mixed-use building and two...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Leda Marritz, on Aug 16, 2010 at 10:24 am | 9 comments | 2468 Views

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Shop Talk

OAXACAN KITCHEN CLOSING ... The popular Mexican eatery near California Avenue in Palo Alto is calling it quits. It was a...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by great, on Sep 3, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 6 comments | 3814 Views

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Old Elephant Pharm becomes animal hospital

Adobe Animal Hospital is moving this weekend from First Street in downtown Los Altos to a 14,000-square-foot building on...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Aug 18, 2010 at 11:01 am | 16 comments | 3181 Views

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South Palo Alto power outage muffles concert

A power outage Saturday night darkened a large area of south Palo Alto and temporarily silenced a summer Twilight Concert...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jerry Fletcher, on Aug 19, 2010 at 10:43 pm | 22 comments | 3677 Views

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Stanford names new director of admission

Stanford University has named Bob Patterson as the new Associate Dean and Director of Admission. He joins Stanford from the...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by MLK, on Aug 17, 2010 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 3297 Views

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Barnes & Noble opening in downtown Palo Alto

Bookstore giant Barnes & Noble is moving into downtown Palo Alto, but shoppers will still need to head to Redwood City because...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on Aug 19, 2010 at 6:03 am | 13 comments | 8447 Views

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New Palo Alto shuttle schedules begin Aug. 23

Riders of two Palo Alto shuttle buses will experience improved service on one line and will have to wait a half hour longer...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Delores Eberhart, on Aug 23, 2010 at 6:36 pm | 9 comments | 3928 Views

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El Palo Alto restored by 'hero' with a light touch

The spray-paint vandalism of El Palo Alto, the "living landmark" of the City of Palo Alto, has been delicately removed by...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Cynthia, on Aug 22, 2010 at 10:08 am | 9 comments | 4299 Views

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In new group, singing is all about the boys

One need only take a look at Michael Jackson or Josh Groban to realize that there is something particularly exciting about...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by JR, on Aug 20, 2010 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 3699 Views

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Edgewood Plaza planning review set Sept. 1

Duveneck/St. Francis neighborhood residents will get a glimpse of the latest plans to rebuild the defunct Edgewood Plaza...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by Good neighbor, on Aug 25, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 3 comments | 2336 Views

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Turning asphalt into opportunity

When Susie Hwang looks at the nearly vacant Edgewood Plaza shopping center, she envisions a place where neighbors might gather,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Karen Harwell, on Sep 15, 2010 at 10:54 pm | 10 comments | 3475 Views

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Palo Alto children head back to school

Tonayah Brown hopped on the Embarcadero Shuttle, grinning as she plopped down in the seat next to her friend Kerissa Almendis....

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by mkyr, on Aug 29, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 18 comments | 4276 Views

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BevMo scores permit for Menlo Park store

Second time's the charm: Beverages & More (BevMo) scored a use permit from a divided Planning Commission to open an 8,900-square-foot...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Richard, on Aug 8, 2011 at 9:24 pm | 6 comments | 3150 Views

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Heat slows down Caltrain commute, both ways

Tuesday's heat wave slowed down Caltrain afternoon/evening commute trains in both directions to reduce wear on tracks and...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by jack, on Sep 9, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 3 comments | 2270 Views

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Simitian bill gives needy kids health coverage

Thousands of previously uninsured children in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties could soon be helped by a state Senate bill...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Connecting the Dots, on Aug 29, 2010 at 7:04 am | 12 comments | 2880 Views

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Palo Alto officials worry about rail's Plan B

If California's high-speed-rail project does not go as planned, cities on the Midpeninsula could find themselves stuck with...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Bill Moisten, on Sep 24, 2010 at 1:50 pm | 85 comments | 11511 Views
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