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New Ross Road really safer for bikers?

I drive a car and I also bike. The other day I biked on Ross Road. I was nearing one of the bumps where the road now narrows...

Original post made by CCW on Jan. 9, 2018
Last comment by Middlefield is just not a bike route, 5 minutes ago | 37 comments | 631 Views

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Downtown restaurant blaze shuts streets

A fire at Three Seasons restaurant in downtown Palo Alto started in the kitchen and spread to a stove and equipment before...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by Dave Hoffman, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 5115 Views

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City constructing new roundabout on Ross Road

A new roundabout designed to slow traffic along the Ross Road bike boulevard will be installed over the Palo Alto Unified...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Brit, 2 hours ago | 47 comments | 3718 Views

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to speak at Stanford

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is scheduled to discuss the future of Syria during an event at Stanford University...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by Concerned Observer, 2 hours ago | 8 comments | 1848 Views

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<B><B>LET THEM EAT CAKE ... </B> "After tonight, you can have a piece of your favorite council member," outgoing Mayor <B>Greg...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by Cool cake!, 3 hours ago | 5 comments | 1742 Views

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Palo Alto won't allow marijuana shops

Legalized marijuana may be a popular proposition among Palo Alto voters, but the City Council indicated on Monday night that...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2017
Last comment by LOL, 4 hours ago | 43 comments | 5901 Views

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Palo Alto marks MLK Day through activism

The Palo Alto community remembered the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. through volunteer events, a protest and...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by Chuck, 5 hours ago | 11 comments | 1513 Views

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Signatures filed to place judge recall on ballot

In a milestone for the grassroots effort to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for his alleged bias in sexual violence...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by @Thinking Voter, , 12 hours ago | 51 comments | 4086 Views

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Tesla's Model 3 debuts in Palo Alto

A handful of (almost) Tesla car owners gathered outside Tesla's showroom at Stanford Shopping Center just before 10 a.m....

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2018
Last comment by pedal savely, on Jan 16, 2018 at 10:06 am | 6 comments | 4499 Views

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Is it okay to "save" a parking spot by standing in one?

I know this is a very random question but I am curious if others take issue with this as I do or am I overreacting? Yesterday...

Original post made by Palo Alto resident on Jan. 13, 2018
Last comment by Demographic, on Jan 15, 2018 at 12:44 pm | 17 comments | 467 Views

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Several community events to recognize MLK Day

Find out which local agencies will be offering limited or regular services on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which falls on...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2018
Last comment by Church, on Jan 15, 2018 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 1554 Views

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Expensive Gucci handbags stolen from Nordstrom

A group of thieves wielding box and wire cutters stormed the Nordstrom store at Stanford Shopping Center on Monday night...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2018
Last comment by musical, on Jan 15, 2018 at 4:15 am | 30 comments | 12689 Views

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Local filmmakers to launch documentary series on Silicon Valley

Menlo Park documentarian duo Kiki Kapany and Michael Schwarz of Kikim Media are releasing a three-part documentary all about...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 11, 2018 at 5:50 pm | 2 comments | 934 Views

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The masterpiece machine

Remember the childhood fun of putting a coin into a vending machine and waiting to see which color gumball or type of toy...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Jim Colton, on Jan 11, 2018 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 1573 Views

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District seeks names for Jordan, Terman middle schools

Now is the time for the public to weigh in on ideas for new names for Palo Alto's Jordan and Terman middle schools, which...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 10, 2018 at 9:02 pm | 166 comments | 7704 Views

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Car crashes into tree, killing one

A vehicle that crashed into a tree on Page Mill Road killed one preson and briefly blocked off a section of the street this...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by iSez, on Jan 9, 2018 at 9:48 pm | 16 comments | 19838 Views

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Multiple painkillers found in deceased actor John Heard

Actor John Heard, who was found dead in a Palo Alto hotel room last July, had numerous potent painkillers in his system,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by also sheesh, on Jan 8, 2018 at 10:37 pm | 4 comments | 3092 Views

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Startup forges partnerships for self-driving cars

A Palo Alto startup launched by a trio of self-driving car pioneers expects to bring its driverless technology to the streets...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2018
Last comment by VW NonFan, on Jan 8, 2018 at 11:15 am | 4 comments | 3456 Views

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College Terrace Market plans to shutter

College Terrace Market announced its plans to close the long-awaited community grocery store in Palo Alto six months after...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2017
Last comment by Mary, on Jan 7, 2018 at 9:11 pm | 111 comments | 10529 Views

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City looks to use drones for blood deliveries

Blood-carrying drones may soon make their debut in Palo Alto skies under a program that city and Stanford officials are hoping...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2017
Last comment by Jetman, on Jan 7, 2018 at 8:19 pm | 11 comments | 4061 Views
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