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The conversion of retail space to offices.

Has anyone besides me noticed that retail spaces in downtown Palo Alto are not-so-gradually becoming office spaces? In...

Original post made by CJ Vetter on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by who and where?, on Jul 16, 2011 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 861 Views

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Yet More Traffic?

Published: July 17, 2011 To the Editor: “Warning: Freeway Closed” (letter, July 12) put me in mind of the remark...

Original post made by Resident 0.1 on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 18, 2011 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 914 Views

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Palo Alto opts to go digital for City Council reports

Electronic tablets and laptops will soon become prominent features at Palo Alto City Council meetings thanks to a decision...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by patsummers, on Aug 3, 2011 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 948 Views

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Hetch Hetchy right of way trhought Palo Alto

The upcomming testing of the PG&E gas pipline, with its various right of ways (ROWs), reminded me of the the Hetch Hetchy...

Original post made by Kevin on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Kevin, on Aug 5, 2011 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 1026 Views

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New Stanford brain-tumor center opens

A new center to treat brain tumors opened at Stanford Hospital and Clinics Wednesday. The Stanford Brain Tumor Center does...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 25, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 1 comment | 1895 Views

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Measure E

In the discussion today between Enid Pearson and Peter Drekmeirer, I was struck that Mr. Drekmeirer referred to the Baylands...

Original post made by Elizabeth on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 11, 2011 at 3:18 pm | 1 comment | 892 Views

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Letters

<B>Measure debates Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15718 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Oct 14, 2011 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 1182 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>FOR THE MAN WHO HAS EVERYTHING ... </B>Interrupted by a female autograph-seeker, football Hall of Famer and former...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by PV Resident, on Oct 14, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 1168 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Edgewood Plaza renovation; Report on college-preparation trends

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings this week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22969...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by D, on Oct 25, 2011 at 11:55 am | 1 comment | 969 Views

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Parks and Rec Commission recommends Pedestrian/Bike Path for Main Library

On Oct 25 the Parks and Recreation Commission considered two options for connecting the Main Library and Art Center as part...

Original post made by Andrew Boone on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by 450 feet, on Oct 26, 2011 at 10:42 am | 1 comment | 1014 Views

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New York Times article where bloggers are facebook resisters

This was really scary to me. It seems as though the opportunity for Facebooks IPO may have passed. We have to all...

Original post made by susie on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 14, 2011 at 11:30 pm | 1 comment | 1419 Views

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2011: Looking back

Change, celebration and reflection marked the year in Palo Alto through the eyes of Palo Alto Weekly photographers. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 30, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 1098 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: High school graduation requirements; Plans for Edgewood Plaza

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=24114...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by M, on Jan 30, 2012 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 864 Views

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High Speed Rail pays for lobbyist

Read the story about how High Speed Rail Authority, a state agency, paid a lobbyist to lobby the State Legislature: http://www.mercurynews.com/california-high-speed-rail/ci_19881...

Original post made by common sense on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 6, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 892 Views

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New IBM report identifies inefficiency in fire and police operating practices

New report from IBM for the city of San Jose. http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-news/ci_19890479 A Santa Clara civil...

Original post made by Ryan on Feb. 5, 2012
Last comment by Lori, on Feb 6, 2012 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 959 Views

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South Palo Alto Fisker begins to flicker

Another gov green money backed company starts to flicker out. "Electric car maker and U.S. loan recipient Fisker cuts...

Original post made by qq on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by James, on Feb 6, 2012 at 11:33 pm | 1 comment | 910 Views

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VIDEO: When Daniel met Rosanne...

In celebration of Valentine's Day, longtime married couple Daniel and Rosanne Leeson talk about how they first met, love...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Grateful viewer!, on Feb 15, 2012 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 1115 Views

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Ronald McDonald House project moves ahead

A proposal by Ronald McDonald House to build a three-story addition to its Palo Alto facility got off to an auspicious start...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by Melissa Tjeerdsma, on Feb 20, 2012 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 1081 Views

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Compost Facility -- Build it or Return the Park Land.

Now that Measure E has opened the door to using 10 acres of park land for a Compost Facility (dry anaerobic digester) 1....

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 21, 2012 at 10:44 pm | 1 comment | 1061 Views

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Palo Alto takes to Twitter for outreach

Palo Alto Mayor Yiaway Yeh and City Manager James Keene will answer questions in 140 characters or less Monday as part of...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by A-Day-Late-And-A-Dollar-Short!, on Feb 24, 2012 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 940 Views
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