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City attorney retirement is new opportunity

The announcement that City Attorney Gary Baum will retire Oct. 31 after six years heading Palo Alto's legal department provides...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 29, 2010 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 1624 Views

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Veteran librarian named Palo Alto interim director

Palo Alto resident Ned Himmel will serve as the city's interim library department director until a replacement for retiring...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Diane C., on Nov 1, 2010 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 1472 Views

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Where can I read up on what/who to vote for?

Haven't had time to study the issues or candidates and cannot vote off of the sample ballot catalog. However, as my duty...

Original post made by Slacker on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by voted, on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 1550 Views

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Things quiet at polls, but not as quiet as June

The box of mail-in ballots at the Christian Reformed Church in Palo Alto filled to the brim early Tuesday afternoon, prompting...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Nov 4, 2010 at 12:01 am | 1 comment | 1470 Views

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Palo Alto Sandbag Saturday, November 20, 2010

Palo Alto community members are needed to help make and deliver sandbags to their neighbors who can not do the work themselves....

Original post made by Paul on Nov. 13, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Nov 13, 2010 at 11:57 pm | 1 comment | 1628 Views

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Bravo to 'Boulevard'

A struggling writer, a delusional former film star and a decaying mansion in one of L.A.'s swankiest neighborhoods are center...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2010
Last comment by Greg, on Nov 14, 2010 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 3109 Views

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Menlo mayor election will be voided after possible Brown Act violations

Menlo Park council member Kelly Fergusson said in an e-mail today (Thursday, Dec. 9) that the election of mayor and vice...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on Dec 10, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1193 Views

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City leaders, residents celebrate 'Scott Meadow'

Palo Alto city leaders -- including Mayor Pat Burt and City Manager James Keene -- helped honor Midtown resident Charles...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Joseph, on Dec 13, 2010 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 1285 Views

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Palo Alto company is rated the best place to work in the USA

But the NIMBYs are trying to run them out of town anyway. List of the 50 best employers in the USA: http://www.glassdoor.com/Best-Places-to-Work-LST_KQ0,19.htm...

Original post made by Facebookie on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 15, 2010 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 1161 Views

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Stubborn two-alarm fire damages Palo Alto garage

A fire of initially undetermined origins broke out shortly after 9 a.m. today (Thursday) in a well-stuffed garage in the...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by David, on Dec 23, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1432 Views

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Menlo Park resident decks the halls

At 804 Arnold Way in Menlo Park, the holiday spirit is present in full force. The home and yard, belonging to the Goldman...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 23, 2010 at 11:51 pm | 1 comment | 1535 Views

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36 robberies?

On the 11pm news broadcast, while reporting a robbery in Palo Alto (I think Stanford Mall), the reporter said that this adds...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Dec. 24, 2010
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Dec 24, 2010 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 1531 Views

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Accident closes southbound Foothill Expressway

A single-vehicle car-into-tree accident along Foothill Expressway just south of Page Mill Road in Palo Alto has caused the...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by David, on Dec 27, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1284 Views

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City to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with 'Day of Service'

The City of Palo Alto will honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, Jan. 17, with a day of community service. Projects...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by I'm in, on Jan 11, 2011 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 1242 Views

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Double -- no, make that quadruple -- trouble?

A Redwood City woman performed a rare feat recently when she gave birth to naturally conceived quadruplets at Stanford University's...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Jan 12, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 1128 Views

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Woman injured in fall at M-A High parking lot

An 80-year-old woman was hospitalized Sunday night (Jan. 16) after she tripped on a speed bump and fell in the parking lot...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 17, 2011 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 1078 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, Palo Alto school board

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=19798...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by David, on Jan 21, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 1225 Views

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Fire hits Mountain View butcher shop, restaurant

A two-alarm blaze significantly damaged a butcher shop and shut down a neighboring sushi restaurant in Mountain View early...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Jim_H, on Jan 24, 2011 at 4:43 am | 1 comment | 1153 Views

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Another small quake hits southeast of San Jose

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.0 struck east of San Jose late Sunday night, according to the U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by john delano, on Jan 24, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 1 comment | 1049 Views

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Film Crew in Greenmeadow Today?

There seems to be some sort of crew filming something in the home on Parkside right next to the Greenmeadow Pool's parking...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Jan 25, 2011 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 1133 Views
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