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Environmentalists on hand for closure of Palo Alto landfill

Former Palo Alto City Council members Enid Pearson and Emily Renzel aided crews by shoveling dirt onto the last exposed portion...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Trash man, on Jul 31, 2011 at 8:14 pm | 2 comments | 2299 Views

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Friends, relatives remember family of four

All four members of a Palo Alto family, who died last Friday (July 22) in a car accident in Canada, will be remembered at...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by patsummers, on Jul 29, 2011 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 3150 Views

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Redistricting still splits Menlo, but along 101

The California Citizens Redistricting Commission has divided Menlo Park into two congressional districts, but the border...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Jetman, on Jun 24, 2014 at 10:05 pm | 5 comments | 2898 Views

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Community Media Center wins national award

Palo Alto's own nonprofit Midpeninsula Community Media Center has been given the highest honor for its programming and operations...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Ken Russell, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 1837 Views

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Palo Alto fires back against union's complaint

Palo Alto's heated standoff with the city's firefighters union spilled over from the negotiating table to the court system...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by George, on Aug 8, 2011 at 11:13 am | 44 comments | 3629 Views

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Pandhandler Victor Frost fined $50 in sit-lie-ordinance decision

Victor Frost's long-running battle with the City of Palo Alto over its sit-lie ordinance resulted in a judgment against him...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by whatta, on Aug 8, 2011 at 5:20 pm | 49 comments | 4431 Views

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Palo Alto, Menlo fire district forge new agreement

The Palo Alto Fire Department has forged a new partnership with the Menlo Park Fire Protection District -- an agreement that...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Alphonso, on Aug 5, 2011 at 11:43 am | 9 comments | 1641 Views

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Community members speak out at EPA forum

Community members voiced their frustration in an open community forum held Thursday by East Palo Alto Mayor Carlos Romero...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Luis, on Aug 6, 2011 at 9:42 pm | 12 comments | 3197 Views

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Charleston Gardens

When Jone Manoogian and her fiancé walked through an Eichler in a cul-de-sac in Charleston Gardens, they knew their search...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by George Browning, on Aug 7, 2011 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 1833 Views

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Neighbors awaken sleeping residents during fire

The sleeping occupants of a Palo Alto apartment escaped injury on Saturday morning (Aug. 6), after neighbors awakened them...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by Smoke Alarms Save Lives, on Aug 8, 2011 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 1789 Views

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High-speed rail price tag rises again

California's planned high-speed rail line could cost billions more than the state's initial projections indicated according...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 12, 2011 at 4:42 pm | 23 comments | 2647 Views

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Foothill board chooses air force base

The former Onizuka Air Force Station in Sunnyvale has been chosen as a new campus for Foothill College, Foothill-De Anza...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Minor detail, on Aug 14, 2011 at 4:49 pm | 28 comments | 5414 Views

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Palo Alto native lands role in Dreamworks' feature film 'The Help'

At 6, she moved with her family from Palo Alto to France, where they drove around the country in a VW van before settling...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by , on Aug 11, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 3011 Views

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Palo Alto plans new bike bridge over 101

To Palo Alto's drivers, U.S. Highway 101 is a crucial -- if often patience-testing -- artery connecting the city to San Francisco...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by open again, on Aug 18, 2011 at 6:47 pm | 44 comments | 7709 Views

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Two arrested for possession of graffiti paraphernalia

Two men with vandalism histories were arrested Thursday morning in Palo Alto in connection with graffiti tagging. Richard...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by picasso, on Aug 12, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 5 comments | 2014 Views

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Around Town

<B>FLOCK OF BICYCLES ... </B>Residents don't have to walk (or bike) too far from City Hall to get a glimpse of Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by more parking, on Aug 12, 2011 at 8:37 pm | 2 comments | 1758 Views

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Feature story: What's the buzz?

==I Homemade honey and beekeeping blossom== There's no official count of beekeepers in the Palo Alto area but they -- and...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jack Ip, on Aug 12, 2011 at 10:20 pm | 1 comment | 4525 Views

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Palo Alto looks to tap into solar panels for green power

After years of relying on wind farms and methane-burning landfills for "green" energy, Palo Alto officials are now targeting...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2011
Last comment by Henry, on Aug 19, 2011 at 10:30 am | 13 comments | 5990 Views

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Worth a look

Art Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15353 posted Friday, August 12, 2011,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2011
Last comment by Carl Tilchen Singer/Songwriter, on Aug 14, 2011 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 2021 Views

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Palo Alto businesses protest Amazon tax resistance

Palo Alto's brick-and-mortar businesses that pay sales taxes are protesting Amazon.com's attempts to get an exemption for...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 25, 2011 at 3:43 pm | 92 comments | 5586 Views
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