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Rich Gordon to seek another term in state Assembly

Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, announced Thursday morning that he would seek a second term in Sacramento. Gordon,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by William, on Jan 20, 2012 at 10:24 pm | 4 comments | 919 Views

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Palo Alto set to rule on AT&T proposal

The heated battle between Palo Alto residents who demand better wireless coverage and those who find AT&T's proposed equipment...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by JA3+, on Jan 23, 2012 at 9:24 pm | 18 comments | 1761 Views

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Palo Alto's police women spur culture shift

Every day Palo Alto's 14 female officers put their lives on the line along with the rest of the city's police force. Over...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 23, 2012 at 7:56 pm | 48 comments | 1927 Views

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Palo Alto council to hold strategic retreat Saturday

The Palo Alto City Council will set its annual priorities and consider ways to fix up the city's infrastructure when it meets...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 21, 2012 at 8:27 am | 10 comments | 1056 Views

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New challenges, same 'priorities' in Palo Alto

Palo Alto officials often talk about 2012 as the "year of infrastructure" in the city, but one wouldn't know it by looking...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Jan 24, 2012 at 10:12 am | 19 comments | 1443 Views

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Palo Alto braces for battle against housing mandates

If one believes regional projections, Palo Alto will have to build 12,500 new homes by 2035 to accommodate job growth and...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2012
Last comment by educate don't over populate, on Jan 31, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 40 comments | 1996 Views

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Palo Alto approves AT&T's antenna plan

AT&T's controversial plan to install 80 antennas on utility poles throughout Palo Alto surged forward Monday night when the...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Robert Smith, on Jan 27, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 35 comments | 3239 Views

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Proposed downtown 'gateway' building hit with setback

A looming tower made of glass and connected to a new five-story building could soon become one of the most prominent features...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Public Benefits disappear, on Feb 2, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 45 comments | 2089 Views

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Group seeks to change Palo Alto smoking ordinance

On the heels of a toughened smoking ordinance adopted in Mountain View Tuesday, Breathe California, a San Jose tobacco-prevention...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Angelo_Frank, on Jan 29, 2012 at 6:44 pm | 26 comments | 1956 Views

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What's happening here?

Construction continues on Alma Plaza, a mixed-used development that will include 37 homes, 14 affordable-housing apartments,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jan 27, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 7 comments | 999 Views

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Dead man found at Stanford construction site

A man's body was found in a grove near a construction site close to Stanford Hospital on Thursday morning, according to the...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by teddy, on Feb 10, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 14 comments | 1875 Views

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Around Town

<B>PRIORITIES ... </B>First the easy part: the City Council decided Saturday to keep all five of the city's 2011 priorities...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 28, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 917 Views

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Palo Alto Recycling Center to close Feb. 1

Rich Green hauled spools of electrical cable, old VCRs and boxes of paper from the back of his vehicle, carrying them to...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by Styrofoam, on Jul 23, 2012 at 8:23 am | 16 comments | 2493 Views

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Injured falcon found in Palo Alto

A rare falcon was found injured in Palo Alto and is recovering at the Wildlife Rescue Center in Burlingame and is expected...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by Pam, on Feb 13, 2012 at 11:36 am | 5 comments | 1005 Views

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Norovirus outbreak hits Lytton Gardens

A gastrointestinal norovirus outbreak that began early in January closed some sections of Lytton Gardens, the senior-living...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Wondering?, on Jan 30, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 4 comments | 1240 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: High school graduation requirements; Plans for Edgewood Plaza

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=24114...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by M, on Jan 30, 2012 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 850 Views

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Palo Alto sees spike in retiree medical obligations

A surge of retirements, shifting demographics and rising health care costs are greatly inflating Palo Alto's obligations...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Jul 20, 2012 at 10:39 am | 40 comments | 1981 Views

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Assemblyman Rich Gordon to host open house Thursday

State Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, will discuss the latest Sacramento happenings and his outlook for 2012 with...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
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King withdraws from county supervisor race

Former Saratoga Mayor Kathleen King has withdrawn from the race for Liz Kniss' seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors,...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Voter, on Feb 3, 2012 at 1:30 am | 7 comments | 1126 Views

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Architects hired to brainstorm about Cubberley

City and school leaders have engaged architects to do informal, preliminary work on ideas for the Cubberley Community Center,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Gary Gechlik, on Feb 11, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 27 comments | 1706 Views
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