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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 | 1877 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 | 972 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 | 1825 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 | 888 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 | 2425 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 | 980 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 | 1201 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 | 825 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 | 1921 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
There are no comments yet. 952 Views

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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 | 1090 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 | 1678 Views

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Plans for Edgewood Plaza redevelopment move forward

A revised proposal to redevelop the Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center and to build 10 homes at the Eichler-style plaza took...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Feb 4, 2012 at 6:45 pm | 11 comments | 1334 Views

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Editorial: Boosting grad standards

After a false start last spring, when a similar plan was met with resistance, the Palo Alto school board took a major step...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by notnecessary, on Feb 7, 2012 at 10:20 am | 10 comments | 1035 Views

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Man punched during soccer game at Terman

A man who was playing soccer is being sought by Palo Alto police after he allegedly punched another player in the back of...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by MoM by Terman, on Feb 7, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 14 comments | 1036 Views

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Palo Alto ponders next steps for compost plant

A decision by Palo Alto residents in November to make a portion of Byxbee Park available for a new compost plant is forcing...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 9, 2012 at 10:55 am | 18 comments | 1641 Views

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After more than a century, 'George' is cut down

An old and popular Palo Alto tree nicknamed "George" is meeting his Waterloo this week. The process of taking George down...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 14, 2012 at 4:13 am | 19 comments | 1539 Views

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Report: Traffic issues top Palo Altans' concerns

Palo Alto residents are generally thrilled with their city's services and quality of life but remain concerned about traffic...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Typical Palo Alto, on Feb 12, 2012 at 11:25 am | 47 comments | 2228 Views

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Stanford reaps $6.2B in 'transformative' campaign

Stanford University announced Wednesday it raised $6.2 billion in a five-year fundraising campaign that ended in October. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Hey-Stanford--How-About-Helping-Your-Neighbors-A-Little?, on Feb 12, 2012 at 9:11 am | 8 comments | 1002 Views

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Keeping Palo Alto running

Palo Alto's Municipal Services Center is a sprawling maze of industrial activity -- a 16-acre complex where hardhats abound...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 12, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 12 comments | 1175 Views
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