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Man killed on train tracks Feb. 23 is identified

A man who was fatally struck by a train in Palo Alto on Feb. 23 has been identified as Wentao He, 23, of Mountain View, the...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by MeNewsman, on Mar 4, 2012 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 1485 Views

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Police: Increased patrols curbing gang violence

Concern over rising gang activity earlier this fall has led to extra patrol cars to monitor weekend activity, and Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on Dec 7, 2009 at 3:45 pm | 5 comments | 1484 Views

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City could pull off a balanced budget

While the "Great Recession" has forced other cities to make painful budget cuts and run large deficits, it appears that Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Citizen, on Jun 15, 2010 at 9:07 am | 6 comments | 1484 Views

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Hospice doctor aids patients in time they have left

Dr. Ellen Brown, a medical director at the nonprofit home health care provider Pathways, specializes in offering comfort...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 22, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 2 comments | 1484 Views

ELECTIONS

Rail advocates, critics to face off in Palo Alto

Top officials from the California High-Speed Rail Authority will join some of the rail project's toughest critics in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Doit Rite, on Nov 16, 2011 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 1484 Views

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TONIGHT: Council could give final approval to 53-home project at former Grant Road farm

After several years of planning — and heated controversy over loss of open space — the City Council is scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jane, on Jul 1, 2009 at 2:36 pm | 7 comments | 1483 Views

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Stasek's memorial scheduled for Friday at noon

Khaled Hosseini, author of "The Kite Runner," will be among the friends and family speaking at a memorial service for former...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Vijay Kumar, on Oct 22, 2009 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 1483 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Lost hiker rescued by local Air Guard wing

Moffett-based Air National Guardsmen, recently back from Afghanistan, navigated their helicopter through mountainous terrain...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Bear Grylls, on Feb 9, 2010 at 3:43 pm | 3 comments | 1483 Views

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'I'm happy -- lucky -- alive,' instructor says after crash

A small airplane made an emergency crash landing in the Ravenswood Open Space Preserve near East Palo Alto this morning....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by bkengland, on Aug 25, 2011 at 3:01 pm | 3 comments | 1483 Views

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Arrest in fire at U-Haul lot

Police have arrested a Palo Alto man they believe is responsible for setting fire to a number of rental trucks in a local...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by John the Man, on Sep 3, 2011 at 5:18 am | 1 comment | 1483 Views

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A glitch in Hangar One history project

Criticism from a local Hangar One preservationist has the United States Navy rethinking a new approach to historic documentation. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Jeff Segall, on Sep 19, 2011 at 7:36 pm | 4 comments | 1483 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain gets funds to go electric

With $700 million in funding coming to Caltrain, the agency expects to see modern electric rail service by 2019, according...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Jul 11, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 4 comments | 1483 Views

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A happy homecoming

Air National Guard Sgt. Jesus Feliciano is embraced by his children, fraternal twins Tristan and Adriana, when he returned...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by USA, on Jun 14, 2013 at 10:45 pm | 2 comments | 1483 Views

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Senior co-housing project proposed for Calderon Avenue parcel

A property adjacent to Landels School has been secured by investors with the intent of building a unique co-housing community...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by annonymous, on Oct 1, 2009 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 1482 Views

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Gay youth finding their voice

On a rainy Monday evening, a handful of students wait in a well-lit room on Church Street, eating pizza and chatting. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by Tina, on Oct 28, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1482 Views

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They do run Run

The 11th annual Run for Zimbabwe Orphans and Fair, taking place next Sunday, March 28, will raise money for a Zimbabwean...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Ellen Clark, on Mar 24, 2010 at 10:05 am | 2 comments | 1482 Views

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Rep. Anna Eshoo to keep contact with constituents despite Arizona shooting

Meeting face to face with the public is "the one of the most basic functions relative to democracy," U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Jan 12, 2011 at 11:55 am | 8 comments | 1482 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Jobless rates on the rise across Bay Area

Unemployment has increased in several counties across the San Francisco Bay Area, according to a state report released Friday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Know-It-All, on Mar 11, 2011 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 1482 Views

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Detches trial set to begin Friday

John Detches, the man charged with attempting to sexually assault several women as they jogged on the Stevens Creek Trail,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Fed up, on Jun 16, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 1482 Views

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El Camino Real smashup pins man in car

With some help from the metal-cutting abilities of the "jaws of life," firefighters carefully extracted a man from his Toyota...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Oct 20, 2011 at 11:24 pm | 8 comments | 1482 Views
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