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PACKAGE PINCHERS ... Residents expecting to receive at-home package deliveries are being warned to beware of package thieves....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by leash them, on Nov 14, 2012 at 6:30 pm | 7 comments | 6987 Views

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Memorial for Ellen Fletcher set for Sunday, Nov. 18

The memorial for Ellen Fletcher, Palo Alto's iconic bicycle advocate and longtime City Councilwoman, will be held Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 2047 Views

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No quick fixes for downtown's parking woes

With downtown residents up in arms about a shortage of parking spots on their blocks, Palo Alto officials approved on Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by infrequent, on Nov 16, 2012 at 10:58 am | 30 comments | 4409 Views

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Audit: Palo Alto spends too much on office supplies

Poor management over office-supply expenditures may have cost the City of Palo Alto close to $390,000 between November 2007...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 19, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 40 comments | 7090 Views

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Palo Alto residents fear another California Ave. tree debacle

Two large California Avenue redwood trees slated for removal by the City of Palo Alto are being defended by neighborhood...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by mj, on Nov 17, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 34 comments | 2538 Views

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Feature story: In search of the car-less commute

On any weekday morning, upwards of 17,000 commuters -- some in buses, others on bicycles, but the majority in cars -- stream...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 16, 2014 at 11:09 am | 57 comments | 44680 Views

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Creating a 'world in harmony'

Five monks from the Drepung Loseling Phykhang Monastery in India spent Nov. 9-11 at Be Yoga in Palo Alto crafting a colorful...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 16, 2012 at 6:26 pm | 15 comments | 4699 Views

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Downtown parking enforcement eased for holidays

Parking restrictions in Palo Alto's downtown shopping district will be temporarily relaxed through Jan. 1 to allow shoppers...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by jan, on Nov 17, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 5 comments | 2493 Views

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Demolish or deconstruct?

Taking apart a house piece by piece can keep junk out of the landfill Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=16898...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 17, 2012 at 9:09 am | 2 comments | 1469 Views

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Shop Talk: School of Rock rolling into Midtown

Palo Alto resident Hansel Lynn is bringing a new music school to the Midtown neighborhood of Palo Alto. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by moi, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:12 pm | 8 comments | 2821 Views

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Holiday Fund: Reaching out to the streets

Ken Pierre was living on the streets for more than 15 years, spiraling downward amid drug and alcohol addiction. Every time...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Nov 17, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 2706 Views

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Bald eagle plants herself in Palo Alto

The Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo has been known as many things over the decades, but it's safe to say that a retirement...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by Jane Chaikin, on Jan 12, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 13 comments | 5885 Views

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Getting to 'yes'

There's a phrase that Brodie Hamilton uses to describe people's reluctance to switch from commuting by car to taking an alternate...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Janet Lafleur, on Nov 19, 2012 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 2686 Views

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Palo Alto reflects on Ellen Fletcher's legacy

The life of Ellen Fletcher, a longtime Palo Alto councilwoman who helped transform the city into one of the nation's most...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 20, 2012 at 7:01 pm | 8 comments | 4267 Views

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Fired up over 'Start-Ups'

A new reality show centered around the lives of several young Silicon Valley entrepreneurs has got locals buzzing. Two of...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 20, 2012 at 6:55 pm | 13 comments | 2660 Views

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Palo Alto turns down volume at Lytton Plaza

Lytton Plaza, downtown Palo Alto's traditional hub for free speech and impromptu music, will see its volume drop on the weekdays...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on Nov 22, 2012 at 11:27 pm | 17 comments | 4672 Views

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Redwood tree removal permit withdrawn

The owner of the CitiBank building on the corner of California Avenue and El Camino Real has withdrawn his permit to have...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Alphonso, on Nov 21, 2012 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 3639 Views

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HP stock falls on news of acquisition fraud

Palo Alto-based HP said Tuesday that "accounting improprieties, misrepresentations and disclosure failures" caused it to...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 25, 2012 at 10:59 pm | 7 comments | 5658 Views

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Dear Santa ...

Palo Alto firefighters have figured out where Santa lives and are planning to contact him directly this year to help Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by Kate, on Nov 24, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 6358 Views

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Motorcyclist dies in Mountain View crash

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle collision that occurred in Mountain View Monday night. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 28, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 12 comments | 2406 Views
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