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Sid Espinosa will not seek second term on City Council

After four years on the Palo Alto City Council, Sid Espinosa is preparing for the next chapter in his life. Espinosa, who...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by gbell, on Jan 16, 2013 at 8:59 am | 19 comments | 4459 Views

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Angry bees attack five Palo Alto workers

Bees in the cavity of a fallen tree gained the upper hand against a City of Palo Alto tree-removal crew on Wednesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Carlito Waysman, on Jul 15, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 12 comments | 3568 Views

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Rattlesnakes biting in record numbers in Santa Clara County

Rattlesnakes are biting people in record numbers throughout California, according to Stuart Heard, executive director of...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Dan, on Apr 2, 2013 at 6:03 pm | 8 comments | 4657 Views

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Pat Burt to run for second Palo Alto City Council term

Pat Burt, who served as Palo Alto's mayor in 2010 and who has been a central player in the city's opposition to high-speed...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Sep 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 11 comments | 2349 Views

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East Palo Alto city manager hunt down to the wire

Whomever East Palo Alto's City Council chooses this summer to become city manager, he or she will possess a background that...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Paul Taylor, on Jul 13, 2012 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 1862 Views

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Man shot in East Palo Alto Sunday

A 19-year-old man was shot in the leg in East Palo Alto early Sunday morning, police said. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=26116...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jul 16, 2012 at 4:24 pm | 4 comments | 1766 Views

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Google's Marissa Mayer named Yahoo CEO

Yahoo has appointed Google executive Marissa Mayer as its new chief executive officer, the company announced Monday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by Barry, on Jul 20, 2012 at 9:25 am | 25 comments | 3303 Views

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Professorville parking program rejected

Professorville residents looking to reclaim the parking spots on their streets from downtown employees will have to cope...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by mom by Gunn, on Jul 22, 2012 at 12:29 am | 31 comments | 3974 Views

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Yiaway Yeh won't seek second City Council term

Yiaway Yeh, who this year became the second-youngest mayor in Palo Alto's history, announced Tuesday that he will not seek...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Jul 18, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 17 comments | 6444 Views

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Deaths

<B>Michael Steven Coffron Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17208 posted...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Molly McIntosh Brown, on Jul 17, 2012 at 6:32 pm | 1 comment | 2045 Views

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City of Palo Alto website gets a brand new look

After years of tweaks, complaints and frustrations, the City of Palo Alto's freshly redesigned website officially went live...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Wow, on Jul 20, 2012 at 11:39 am | 11 comments | 1968 Views

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Former Portola Valley superintendent offered plea bargain on felony charges

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of Portola Valley schools who is charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Tired of the BS, on Jul 20, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 5 comments | 2085 Views

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Menlo Park Legends win a milestone 100th semipro game

Most summer baseball schedules last around 40 games, so four summers are roughly the equivalent of a 162-game major league...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by local gurl, on Jul 19, 2012 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1717 Views

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Lin heads to Houston as Knicks say no thanks

==I Paly grad flies to Houston on Wednesday== Palo Alto's Jeremy Lin is leaving the bright lights and media glare of New...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by local gurl, on Jul 19, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1594 Views

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Sea Scout building in Baylands launches new life

At the ship-shaped EcoCenter in the Palo Alto Baylands, portholes serve as windows on the marshland home of the California...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Go Outdoors, on Jul 23, 2012 at 11:05 am | 11 comments | 2494 Views

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Cooley Landing Park opens in East Palo Alto

The City of East Palo Alto and the Midpeninsula Open Space District celebrated the grand opening of Cooley Landing Park on...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Michelle Daher, on Jul 23, 2012 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 2429 Views

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Shop Talk: Trader Vic's departs for The Sea

Some good news and some bad news for restaurant-goers: Palo Alto is losing three high-end restaurants next month, but gaining...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by JBrown, on Jul 28, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 16 comments | 3846 Views

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Menlo Park squirrel infected with West Nile virus

A gray squirrel trapped by the county in Menlo Park has tested positive for the West Nile virus, San Mateo County officials...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 26, 2012 at 8:40 am | 15 comments | 2320 Views

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Move MacArthur Park building to golf course?

A proposal to move the historic building now housing the MacArthur Park restaurant to the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Mr E, on Dec 10, 2012 at 9:34 am | 16 comments | 2234 Views

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No settlement in high-speed-rail lawsuit

Efforts to settle a lawsuit filed against the California High-Speed Rail Authority failed nine days after they started because...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 30, 2013 at 10:34 am | 11 comments | 2408 Views
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