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AT&T's antenna plan moves forward in Palo Alto

AT&T's ambitious plan to install 80 antennas on existing utility poles throughout Palo Alto continues to polarize the community,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Randy Smith, on Jan 21, 2012 at 7:59 pm | 45 comments | 5410 Views

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Lucile Packard Children's Hospital fined $50,000

Five Bay Area hospitals, including Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, were issued a total of $215,000 in penalties by the...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2011
Last comment by B, on Dec 15, 2011 at 7:04 pm | 7 comments | 1627 Views

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VIDEO: Holiday lights shine at Lytton Plaza

Palo Alto officially kicked off the holiday season Friday (Dec. 9) with a tree-lighting and dedication ceremony at Lytton...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Dec 12, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 1846 Views

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Walgreens arsonist committed to psych facility

Nearly two years after his conviction for burning down the Walgreens building on University Avenue, Donald Ray Williams was...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 14, 2011 at 12:04 pm | 4 comments | 2028 Views

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Palo Alto toasts 'Downtown' Sandra Brown

After nearly a quarter century of patrolling the streets, testifying at trials, and counseling students, "Downtown" Sandra...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Perky, on Dec 13, 2011 at 12:30 am | 1 comment | 1290 Views

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Air district issues 'Spare the Air' alert for Wednesday

Weather conditions forecast for Wednesday (Dec. 14) are expected to create unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area, prompting...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by save our kids, on Dec 13, 2011 at 5:19 pm | 1 comment | 1881 Views

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Supes reject Stanford's $10.4 million trail offer

The 3-2 vote tally on Tuesday was different than the unanimity of votes in 2006 and 2010, but the outcome was the same:...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Jim H., on Dec 15, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 15 comments | 5291 Views

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FCC sets rules to 'calm' loud commercials

Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill seldom see common ground these days, but just about everyone is supporting an effort...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Dec 16, 2011 at 1:47 am | 11 comments | 2111 Views

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Cowper Street oak 'George' to come down

An independent arborist hired by the City of Palo Alto has determined the 100-plus-year-old Cowper Street oak tree named...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ian Irwin, on Dec 20, 2011 at 3:23 pm | 16 comments | 5221 Views

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Palo Alto prepares to welcome new hotels

Developers and Palo Alto land-use watchdogs rarely speak with the same voice, but when the venerable Rickey's Hyatt hotel...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Dec 19, 2011 at 7:19 pm | 9 comments | 8744 Views

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Media Center to broadcast Jim Burch Tribute series

The Midpeninsula Community Media Center will honor former Palo Alto Mayor Jim Burch, who was a longtime supporter of the...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by All bow, on Dec 17, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 3 comments | 1859 Views

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Suit filed over Palo Alto's park 'undedication'

Opponents of Palo Alto's plan to build a waste-to-energy facility in the Baylands have filed a lawsuit against the city challenging...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Dec 21, 2011 at 1:51 pm | 29 comments | 5711 Views

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Palo Alto's downtown post office to be sold

The U.S. Postal Service plans to sell the historic building that houses Palo Alto's downtown post office and move its operations...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by C. Bedford, on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:16 am | 58 comments | 28075 Views

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Local agencies drop prices for pet adoptions

Six Silicon Valley animal rescue agencies, including Palo Alto Animal Services, are offering discounted pet adoptions in...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by Carol Scott Zimmerman, on Dec 17, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1621 Views

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Go-to gifts

With the arrival of the holiday season comes the flurry of planning and purchasing presents for everyone on your list. But...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 20, 2011 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 2123 Views

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Guest Op: Fazzino calls for electing mayor to 2-year terms

It is hard to believe Sid Espinosa's term as mayor is almost over. And what a great year of accomplishment it has been...approving...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Dec 29, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 8 comments | 3090 Views

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Facebook completes move to Menlo Park

Facebook on Monday completed a move from its former headquarters in Palo Alto to its new home in Menlo Park. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 21, 2011 at 5:51 pm | 7 comments | 1523 Views

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Wednesday another 'Spare the Air' day

Yule logs may have to go unburned this holiday weekend if cold, still weather conditions persist across the Bay Area. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by t much, on Dec 21, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 7 comments | 1929 Views

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East Palo Alto police desperate for toy donations

On the morning of Dec. 24 East Palo Alto police officers and staff plan to distribute toys to needy families and their children...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 23, 2011 at 10:00 pm | 18 comments | 3734 Views

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Air district urges public to avoid burning wood

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking the public to refrain from burning wood today (Tuesday, Dec. 27). Read...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by smokey, on Dec 30, 2011 at 12:42 pm | 28 comments | 2716 Views
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