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Seat-belt crackdown begins -- with bigger fines

A "no warnings" crackdown on motorists who flout the seat-belt law began today (Monday, May 24) and violators will face increased...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by anon, on May 26, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 7 comments | 1815 Views

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Pension reform to go on ballot in Menlo Park

A Menlo Park initiative effort to reduce city-employee pension costs will go on the November ballot, the City Council agreed...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by scott gibb, on May 28, 2010 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1815 Views

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why no uproar?

So I'm curious. The Mitchell Park Library was demoed recently, and along with it all its trees. Were these trees not as...

Original post made by I\'m curious on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Stanley, on Oct 27, 2010 at 4:35 pm | 15 comments | 1815 Views

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Accident Saturday afternoon on San Antonio

We saw a pretty horrific looking accident about 4.15pm Sat. on San Antonio. A minivan traveling Westbound was completely...

Original post made by Driver on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by iphony, on Mar 15, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 4 comments | 1815 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two agencies to take up Cubberley issue Monday

The future of Cubberley Community Center hangs in the balance as two public agencies prepare to take up the issue Monday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 11, 2011 at 5:50 pm | 9 comments | 1814 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plans to transform California Avenue win praise

Palo Alto's quest to transform California Avenue into the city's "second downtown" got off to a rough start in 2011, when...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Greg H, on Mar 25, 2013 at 11:45 am | 34 comments | 1814 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jewish family agency wins citizenship grant

A $90,000 government grant to help persons with cognitive problems become U.S. citizens has been received by the Jewish Family...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 18, 2009 at 7:36 am | 13 comments | 1814 Views

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Deaths

Frances Martin Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12525 posted Friday, February...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Alisi (alice) Fineasi, on May 4, 2012 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 1814 Views

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Remembering Andy Garcia on 9/11 anniversary

The annual Andy Garcia 5K run, walk and bike event in Portola Valley will be held on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5. The community...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Sep 1, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1814 Views

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Moving of Edgewood Plaza buildings approved

The proposed redevelopment of Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center took another step forward Wednesday morning. Members of the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 21, 2011 at 1:02 am | 22 comments | 1814 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hospice for US Automakers

The more I read, listen and think about what Detroit's condition is, the more I think about the decision I had to make around...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by bruce, on Dec 24, 2008 at 4:06 am | 3 comments | 1813 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

License-plate scanners worry civil libertarians

Palo Alto police officers will soon be able to collect and store license-plate numbers from passing cars without lifting...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 13, 2009 at 5:22 pm | 1 comment | 1813 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New fees proposed for golfing, parking, neutering

Golfers, developers, rabbit owners and Palo Alto residents who like to party at the Junior Museum and Zoo should brace themselves...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Jun 4, 2009 at 7:53 am | 2 comments | 1813 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Paly seek help in planning campuses

Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are seeking parent and community members to augment their facilities steering committees,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on May 20, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1813 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arson at Cubberley and Mitchell Park

PAFD responded to a fire alarm at Cubberley around 2AM. They found a trash can on fire in the ladies restroom, J wing. During...

Original post made by qq on Apr. 12, 2009
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 13, 2009 at 11:10 am | 4 comments | 1813 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto wants more time to review rail document

Palo Alto officials are asking the California High-Speed Rail Authority for more time to review a new document analyzing...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by galen, on Mar 16, 2010 at 7:00 am | 10 comments | 1813 Views

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Comcast switch to digital taking place

Finally, Comcast has begun to switch the upper channels to digital and I'm very unhappy. My TV is much easier to use than...

Original post made by nat on Jun. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1813 Views

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VIDEO: Palo Alto Story Project

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Aug 31, 2009 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 1813 Views

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Legal demand shuts down Edgewood Eats

A popular Palo Alto food-truck event that helped revive a defunct, Embarcadero Road shopping center has hit the skids, just...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by lindaloo, on Apr 26, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 4 comments | 1813 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fatal shooting in East Palo Alto Sunday night

A 21-year-old man was fatally shot in Palo Alto Sunday night, but police have no leads in the case, authorities said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by young chiwis frum RICH-CITY, on Dec 10, 2009 at 7:49 pm | 18 comments | 1812 Views
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