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Price tag swells for California high-speed rail project

The cost of California's proposed high-speed-rail system, originally pegged at about $36 billion, has nearly tripled since...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Public Private partnership, on Jan 22, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 52 comments | 8079 Views

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Palo Alto officials not sold on rail business plan

The new business plan for California's proposed high-speed rail line drew sharp rebukes from Palo Alto's elected officials...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by paloaltotreewatch, on Nov 5, 2011 at 8:38 am | 8 comments | 1129 Views

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'Occupy Palo Alto' gathering set for Saturday

Members of the Peninsula Peace and Justice Center will lead an "Occupy Palo Alto" event tomorrow (Saturday, Nov. 5) at noon,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 6, 2011 at 7:31 am | 12 comments | 1535 Views

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Part of PG&E gas main in Palo Alto is salvaged pipe

A gas-transmission line that runs through Palo Alto and Stanford University contains reused, salvaged pipe dating to 1947,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2011
Last comment by not a PeeGeenE fan, on Nov 11, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 5 comments | 1344 Views

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Letters

<B>Free fuel? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15824 posted Friday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2011
Last comment by Measure E deception, on Nov 8, 2011 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 1181 Views

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Deaths

St. Mike's original owner, Vernon Gates, dies Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15828...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Denise, on Feb 9, 2012 at 9:12 pm | 5 comments | 1468 Views

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Palo Alto's ambitious bike plans ready to roll

Palo Alto's drive to make local streets safer for bicyclists and pedestrians will get a boost tonight (Monday), when the...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Oh please, on Nov 9, 2011 at 11:49 pm | 32 comments | 1397 Views

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LIVE election results: Measure D and Measure E

Election results for Palo Alto's Measure D and Measure E will be updated throughout the night beginning around 8 p.m. ==I...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Charlie, on Nov 8, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 991 Views

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Voters strike down binding arbitration in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's longstanding practice of forcing disputes between the city and its public-safety workers to go to arbitration...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by bill g , on Nov 14, 2011 at 10:03 pm | 55 comments | 2078 Views

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Plan for a Baylands waste facility surges ahead

Palo Alto voters made a strong statement in favor of keeping composting local Tuesday night when they passed Measure E, allowing...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 14, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 64 comments | 2409 Views

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Election results: Measure D and Measure E

Election results for Palo Alto's Measure D and Measure E ==I (Majority vote wins)==. Information from the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Marie, on Nov 9, 2011 at 12:00 pm | 7 comments | 1385 Views

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Man killed in Palo Alto Tuesday identified

A pedestrian who was struck and killed by a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority bus in Palo Alto Tuesday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Bike Commuter, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:09 am | 5 comments | 1288 Views

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Editorial: Strong majority approve Measures D, E

Despite the absence of a City Council race on the ballot, Palo Alto voters strongly approved measures that will improve the...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Dear Oh, on Nov 16, 2011 at 11:46 pm | 29 comments | 1637 Views

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High-speed rail hit with legal setback

A coalition that includes Menlo Park, Atherton and Palo Alto scored a legal victory over the California High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Midtown Man, on Nov 15, 2011 at 8:25 am | 38 comments | 2732 Views

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Palo Alto traffic stop yields shooting victim

A driver stopped by Palo Alto police Saturday night was found to have been shot moments before in East Palo Alto, but the...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Another idea, on Nov 15, 2011 at 1:37 pm | 4 comments | 1136 Views

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Rail advocates, critics to face off in Palo Alto

Top officials from the California High-Speed Rail Authority will join some of the rail project's toughest critics in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Babies, on Nov 16, 2011 at 11:19 pm | 7 comments | 1136 Views

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The Big Game spirit will renew Stanford's energy

If there's one game that can quickly re-awaken a Stanford football player's competitive spirit, it's the Big Game. It's officially...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by John R. Grout, on Nov 15, 2011 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 1263 Views

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City rethinks plan to scrap composting operation

Palo Alto's composting operation, which was slated to shut down within about a month, could get a new lease on life thanks...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by judith, on Nov 17, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 11 comments | 9205 Views

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High-speed rail hearing draws hundreds to Palo Alto

Critics and supporters of California's proposed high-speed rail system faced off Tuesday in Palo Alto over a $98.5 billion...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 24, 2011 at 2:26 pm | 38 comments | 1885 Views

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Palo Alto icon Ruth Spangenberg dies at 92

Ruth Beahrs Spangenberg, 92, co-founder of the Committee for Green Foothills and a longtime contributor to the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ronna Devincenzi, on Nov 16, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 2 comments | 1160 Views
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