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Fireworks, torch relay open Senior Games

More than 40 runners brought the excitement of the Olympics to downtown Palo Alto Saturday evening, carrying the first solar-powered...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 4, 2009 at 1:44 pm | 4 comments | 3970 Views

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$3 million house raffled to help the homeless

Buy a raffle ticket, help the homeless -- and possibly win a $3 million house in Los Altos Hills. That's the pitch in a new...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by moi, on Aug 12, 2009 at 11:34 am | 4 comments | 2708 Views

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A mighty reunion

In the late '80s, they played funk and soul from the '70s, rocking bars in East Palo Alto and frat parties at Stanford. Now...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sujobaremo, on Aug 16, 2009 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 3451 Views

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Any recommendation on residential synthetic lawn installers?

Hi, I'm just starting to research into this, and am wondering if anyone has any recommendation and/or cautionary tales...

Original post made by jack on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 19, 2009 at 6:22 am | 4 comments | 1825 Views

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Google plans upgrades to its free WiFi service

Several weeks ago, Google met with Mountain View residents to discuss possible improvements to its free WiFi network. In...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by t, on Sep 7, 2009 at 1:38 am | 4 comments | 3352 Views

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Simitian: Slashing higher-ed crippling California

California's already faltering economy will be further damaged by severe cuts to to higher education, State Sen. Joe Simitian,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Carry this to its logical conclusion, on Sep 28, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 4 comments | 1344 Views

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DTV transition to be complete on Oct. 20, 2009

For those of you still watching TV from an antenna, the Mercury-News reports that the DTV transition in the bay area will...

Original post made by sally on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 29, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 4 comments | 1975 Views

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No Spooky Lake This Year?

Has Spooky Lake at Foothills park been canceled for this year? I can't seem to find it in the PA Enjoy catalog, or on the...

Original post made by Nut Head on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 14, 2009 at 7:56 am | 4 comments | 1721 Views

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Storm dumps 4.5 inches of rain, half fills creeks

Tuesday's rain-and-wind storm dumped approximately 4.5 inches of rain in the Palo Alto Foothills as of 5 p.m. but area creeks...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 16, 2009 at 10:22 am | 4 comments | 2347 Views

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Search still on for missing frog-fountain

The staff at Palo Alto's Gamble Garden is asking the public for help finding a missing statue of a frog. The 12-inch statue...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by A Loss, on Oct 22, 2009 at 7:04 am | 4 comments | 2148 Views

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Underground caltrain - how?

In the light of the recent events at the Meadows caltrain crossing, quite a people support the idea of taking the train underground....

Original post made by MidtownMom on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by billy, on Oct 22, 2009 at 8:53 am | 4 comments | 2004 Views

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Foundation gives $100 million to hospital

A $100 million gift was announced today by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation to help with the construction of the $1...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Ada, on Oct 23, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 4 comments | 2075 Views

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Paly hosts event for 'survivors of suicide loss'

Palo Alto High School will be a host site for the "National Survivors of Suicide Loss Day" Saturday starting at 9 a.m. The...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Rob, on Nov 22, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 2514 Views

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$15 charge by Green Waste for Private Streets

I received a notice from Public Works that Green Waste will be charging every household on a private street an extra $15/month...

Original post made by Nat on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by nat, on Dec 17, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 4 comments | 1944 Views

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Around Town

PASSING NOTES ... What do naughty students, furtive lovers and Palo Alto land developers have in common? They all love the...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by K-Mart, on Dec 8, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 1962 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council members sworn in

The Palo Alto City Council plans to swear in new members Karen Holman, Larry Klein, Gail Price, Gregory Scharff and Nancy...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by K-Mart, on Dec 11, 2009 at 11:58 am | 4 comments | 2846 Views

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Caltrain offering free rides New Year's Eve

Caltrain is offering free rides to passengers after 11 p.m. on New Year's Eve to encourage revelers not to drive, according...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 29, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 4 comments | 2299 Views

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Historic church building to house office space

A historic building on Bryant Street that once housed the First Church Christ, Scientist, would be renovated and transformed...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Jan 11, 2010 at 5:56 pm | 4 comments | 2327 Views

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if Palo Alto is so bicycle-friendly, why don't we have a bicycle taxi service like in Mountain View?

Pedal-powered taxis roll down Castro: http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5754...

Original post made by Steve on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 19, 2010 at 3:16 pm | 4 comments | 2114 Views

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Fallen trees, limbs block Skyline, Highway 84

Fallen trees and limbs have choked traffic in the Sky Londa area, the intersection of Skyline Boulevard and Highway 84, according...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 20, 2010 at 7:10 pm | 4 comments | 2377 Views
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