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Menlo Park downtown plan moves to final review

"And there's a lot to discuss," Mayor Rich Cline commented at one point during Tuesday night's review of Menlo Park's draft...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by former MP resident, on Oct 6, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 1957 Views

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'Steve Jobs changed the whole world'

As word of Steve Jobs' death Wednesday swiftly spread -- via iPhones and other technology the Apple co-founder had pioneered...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 17, 2011 at 9:01 pm | 22 comments | 5959 Views

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Crack dealer gets 20-year prison sentence

The East Palo Alto-based leader of a Bay Area crack cocaine ring has been sentenced in federal court in Oakland to nearly...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Oct 7, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 9 comments | 2322 Views

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Animal Services launches 'Empty Our Shelters Challenge'

Plagued by overcrowding, all six animal shelters in Silicon Valley, including City of Palo Alto Animal Services, are now...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by HawkeyePierce, on Oct 10, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 12 comments | 2497 Views

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Mountain lion reported at Windy Hill

A mountain lion was reportedly seen in the Portola Valley and Skyline area in San Mateo County Saturday morning, according...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Oct 11, 2011 at 7:44 am | 19 comments | 2679 Views

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Dispute over Jewish tradition could nix Christmas trees

Every autumn, for more than a decade, Abraham Berman's sukkah made an appearance on the second-floor patio of Sheridan Apartments,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by saichele, on Dec 11, 2011 at 10:16 pm | 135 comments | 12666 Views

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Palo Alto to celebrate fixes to dangerous intersection

One of Palo Alto's busiest and most dangerous crossings got a little safer this week when the construction workers completed...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by annoyed, on Oct 13, 2011 at 9:54 pm | 23 comments | 2275 Views

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Palo Altans protest at Bank of America

Outraged over job losses and corporate and bank bailouts, more than 200 protesters lined El Camino Real near Page Mill Road...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Ken, on Oct 16, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 99 comments | 8732 Views

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Palo Alto mulls lawsuit over Mitchell Park Library

Palo Alto's effort to rebuild the Mitchell Park Library and Community Center -- the centerpiece of the city's $76 million...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 19, 2011 at 11:08 am | 26 comments | 3740 Views

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Ex Atherton resident dies in Seal Beach shooting

Michele Daschbach Fast, 47, a former resident of Atherton and an elementary school student at St. Raymond Church in Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 14, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 2373 Views

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Eshoo supports Occupy Wall Street protesters

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, supports the Occupy Wall Street protests and said she is "surprised people weren't out...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 29, 2011 at 4:57 pm | 147 comments | 6838 Views

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Editorial: Yes on D: Repeal binding arbitration

Palo Alto voters are finally being given the opportunity in Measure D to decide whether a single outside arbitrator should...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2011
Last comment by Michael, on Oct 21, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 33 comments | 3534 Views

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Private service for Steve Jobs held Sunday at Stanford

Several hundred friends and family of Steve Jobs gathered for a private memorial service at Stanford Memorial Church Sunday...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 22, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 28 comments | 2938 Views

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33 trees planned for removal at Greer Park

Neighborhood leaders and Palo Alto officials will hold a public meeting Tuesday evening to discuss the planned removal of...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 20, 2011 at 8:52 pm | 17 comments | 3703 Views

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Children celebrate Halloween at Lucile Packard

A Halloween party was thrown at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford in Palo Alto Tuesday afternoon for patients...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Oct 18, 2011 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 2276 Views

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Girl, 16, reports sexual assault in Mountain View

Local law enforcement officials are asking for the community's help in tracking down two men accused of sexually assaulting...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 22, 2011 at 1:54 pm | 10 comments | 1956 Views

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Welch Road to become one-way, one-lane road

Welch Road in Palo Alto is being converted to a one-way, one-lane road between Quarry Road and Pasteur Drive, a change that...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Ugh, on Oct 21, 2011 at 5:35 am | 14 comments | 2308 Views

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Cohousing community taking shape in Mountain View

Designing one's dream home is a lengthy process when 13 families have to agree on everything. So how does the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Jillian Brooks, on Oct 19, 2011 at 9:58 am | 2 comments | 3334 Views

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Moving of Edgewood Plaza buildings approved

The proposed redevelopment of Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center took another step forward Wednesday morning. Members of the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 21, 2011 at 1:02 am | 22 comments | 2675 Views

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Stalled development may spur another lawsuit

A developer whose long and litigious quest to build a three-story building on Page Mill Road suffered a major setback earlier...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Build it!, on Oct 21, 2011 at 11:52 pm | 5 comments | 1946 Views
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