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Palo Alto council clashes over compost measure

Palo Alto's environmentalists remain at odds over the future of local composting, but the leaders of the two sides in the...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by No on E. No to peter and alex., on Sep 23, 2011 at 7:35 pm | 14 comments | 2177 Views

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Fairmeadow neighborhood fire injures one

A fire at a home on Starr King Circle caused minor damage and a minor injury to one resident on Tuesday morning, Aug. 2,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 4, 2011 at 7:33 am | 4 comments | 1424 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 | 1477 Views

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Gunn burglary suspects arrested, laptops found

Two laptop computers were recovered and two 18-year-old suspects arrested today (Aug. 3) in connection with a Gunn High School...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 7, 2011 at 4:50 am | 11 comments | 2173 Views

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Vehicle dwelling: Harmless or nuisance?

Vickie Boone sipped her beverage slowly outside Peet's Coffee & Tea on Charleston Road, recalling the day two years ago when...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by eww, on Nov 16, 2011 at 2:14 pm | 118 comments | 23792 Views

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AT&T antennas get mixed reception in Palo Alto

AT&T's proposal to install cell antennas on utility poles throughout Palo Alto found a mixed reception at a public hearing...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by JA3+, on Sep 8, 2011 at 1:19 pm | 36 comments | 14021 Views

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New energy-saving initiative banks on kids

Can kids teach their parents how to save energy? That's the idea behind a "schools outreach" program to be launched this...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Annie, on Aug 7, 2011 at 5:59 pm | 4 comments | 1692 Views

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PG&E to test Palo Alto pipeline next week

After a delayed start date, PG&E will begin to prepare next week for testing its natural gas transmission pipeline that runs...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by KP, on Aug 8, 2011 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 1582 Views

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Editorial: The slow death of high-speed rail

Back in 2008, Palo Alto voters, the City Council and the Weekly liked the idea of bullet trains zooming at more than 200...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Chuck, on Aug 9, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 31 comments | 3855 Views

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Around Town

<B>I DREAM OF THEATER ... </B>The looming departure of <B>Borders Books</B> from downtown Palo Alto has given some residents...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Who does he represent, on Aug 14, 2011 at 9:46 pm | 8 comments | 1878 Views

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Who are the vehicle dwellers?

Profiles of three Palo Altans. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22067 posted...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by fire, on Aug 19, 2011 at 10:41 pm | 46 comments | 7505 Views

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Firefighters withdraw challenge to ballot measure

Palo Alto firefighters have withdrawn their challenge to a ballot measure that would strike the binding-arbitration provision...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by steve, on Aug 10, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 14 comments | 1893 Views

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Palo Alto's green camps gear up for campaign battle

Palo Alto City Council members, a developer and other residents are contributing their cash to two competing campaigns over...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 13, 2011 at 5:54 pm | 48 comments | 3389 Views

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City of Palo Alto dollars being spent on homeless services

City of Palo Alto dollars being spent on homeless services. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22066...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on Aug 16, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 7 comments | 1864 Views

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The new homeless: laid-off and middle-aged

A disturbing trend in laid-off middle-aged workers is growing on Palo Alto's streets, homeless advocates said. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by kg2095, on Jun 24, 2014 at 7:21 pm | 11 comments | 4103 Views

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M. Kenneth Oshman, Silicon Valley pioneer, dies

Silicon Valley pioneer and Jewish community center benefactor M. Kenneth Oshman has died. He was 71. Oshman, an Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by PAPD-Critic, on Aug 10, 2011 at 9:55 pm | 3 comments | 1789 Views

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Local political activists rally outside office of Rep. Anna Eshoo

About 50 local political activists sang, chanted and waved picket signs in front of U.S. Congresswoman Anna Eshoo's office...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:55 pm | 14 comments | 2518 Views

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Editorial: A little sanity from fire union

After apparently rethinking its "shoot first, ask questions later" strategy, Local 1319 of Palo Alto Professional Firefighters...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by ann, on Aug 16, 2011 at 8:48 am | 10 comments | 2162 Views

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PG&E pipeline-testing project in Palo Alto begins

The PG&E gas-pipeline-testing project began with staging and excavation Thursday and will continue through late September,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:42 am | 4 comments | 1594 Views

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Atherton set to hire firm to outsource services

The town of Atherton is poised to hire Interwest Consulting Group to provide services now performed by its building department...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ryan, on Aug 17, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 1787 Views
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Opening alert: iTalico in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 2,866 views