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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Egg-throwing youths get scrubbing lesson

Several Palo Alto teens got a lesson in the difficulty of removing eggs from vehicles and surfaces Thursday night, after...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Jeff, on Nov 21, 2011 at 10:16 am | 87 comments | 3000 Views

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City Hall-oween

From Harry Potter and pirates to Candyland and coffins, Palo Alto city departments and employees were decked out in Halloween...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by lets play, on Nov 1, 2011 at 10:11 am | 4 comments | 1105 Views

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Palo Alto eyes changes to recycling program

After years of dwindling usage and shrinking space, Palo Alto's recycling center will shutter for good in February -- the...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Nov 2, 2011 at 6:33 pm | 20 comments | 1674 Views

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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 | 27808 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 | 1263 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 | 1651 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 | 1655 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 | 1284 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 | 1605 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 | 1471 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 | 1034 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 | 2234 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 | 2587 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 | 1528 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 | 1384 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 | 1751 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 | 2898 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 | 1200 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 | 1282 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 | 1347 Views
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