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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paly student nearly drowns in school pool

The quick response of Palo Alto High School students and a swim coach to get an unconscious student out of the bottom of...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 31, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 59 comments | 5398 Views

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City mulls tax increase for infrastructure repairs

Palo Alto may ask its voters to approve a tax increase this year to pay for needed infrastructure repairs, though the city...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by In Balance, on Apr 4, 2012 at 10:42 am | 39 comments | 3069 Views

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Palo Alto's water rates set to rise again

Palo Alto's residential water rates would go up by 15 percent in July under a new proposal by the Utilities Department. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Give us a break, on Mar 30, 2012 at 10:00 am | 16 comments | 2024 Views

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Ford Motor Co. drives into downtown Palo Alto

Ford Motor Company arrived in downtown Palo Alto earlier this month, setting up a research operation in one of Hamilton Avenue's...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by CrunchyCookie, on Mar 31, 2012 at 11:40 pm | 5 comments | 2466 Views

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Palo Alto to host second Twitter Q&A tonight

Palo Alto Mayor Yiaway Yeh and City Manager James Keene will serve up punchy answers to residents' questions tonight as part...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by justbecauseit'stwitter..., on Mar 29, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1587 Views

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Residents call for changes at Palo Alto rail crossings

Palo Alto's vision for the Caltrain corridor should include better east-west connections and enhancements to busy intersections,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by better solution, on Apr 4, 2012 at 12:11 pm | 26 comments | 2276 Views

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Art Center renovation to impact traffic on Embarcadero

A portion of Embarcadero Road will be reduced from four to two lanes April 2 through April 6 to accommodate the renovation...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Keep-It-Simple, on Mar 30, 2012 at 5:37 pm | 7 comments | 1412 Views

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Building a 'digital city'

Palo Alto's newfound alliance with hackers is the latest evidence of a philosophical shift that has rumbled through City...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by zimbu, on Jul 4, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 9 comments | 8793 Views

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East meets West

"We were not looking to move," the wife says. "We just fell in love with the property." Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=24842...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2012
Last comment by AnchorBayTile, on Mar 31, 2012 at 10:45 pm | 1 comment | 2452 Views

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Animal shelter to move into downtown Palo Alto post office

Editor's note: This story was part of Palo Alto Online's April Fools' Day Express. In their latest effort to raise revenues...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by Heather A., on Feb 22, 2013 at 5:05 pm | 22 comments | 2194 Views

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How the community can save our schools

With its record-breaking number of merit scholars and outstanding SAT test scores, the Palo Alto Unified School District...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by tunnel vision, on Apr 7, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 28 comments | 5517 Views

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Palo Alto program aims to make energy savings a 'social' affair

Palo Alto residents who keep their energy use low now have something besides lower bills to show for their efforts -- bragging...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Repeal-The-UUT, on Apr 9, 2012 at 11:16 am | 38 comments | 2914 Views

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VIDEO: VolunTEENS, Part 2

Filmmaker Carolina Moraes-Liu presents a monthly series of videos focusing on how teenagers in Palo Alto are finding ways...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Apr 18, 2012 at 8:02 pm | 17 comments | 2267 Views

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Police unveil social-media campaign against crime

The Palo Alto Police Department has launched a social-media campaign aimed at informing the public and fighting a recent...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 6, 2012 at 10:51 am | 18 comments | 8877 Views

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Janitors hold protest march in Palo Alto

Hundreds of janitors took to the streets of Palo Alto with signs and bullhorns Thursday afternoon as part of a regional effort...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Apr 5, 2012 at 1:43 pm | 3 comments | 1697 Views

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Palo Alto eyes three new schools at Cubberley

Palo Alto would build three new schools at Cubberley Community Center as part of a new concept that top city and school officials...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Apr 6, 2012 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 1443 Views

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An unsustainable animal shelter

Palo Altans are big pet owners, and the prospect of not having the convenience and top-level service of the city-run Animal...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by sandra skolnik, on Apr 18, 2012 at 4:16 pm | 127 comments | 6555 Views

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Green-dye spill prompts hazmat response

About 1,500 gallons of bright green dye used to find pipe clogs spilled into a Palo Alto storm drain, triggering a hazardous-materials...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by jody, on Apr 7, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 3 comments | 1712 Views

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Palo Alto to close fire station that services SLAC

A Palo Alto fire station that has been providing service to the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory for close to four decades...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by follower2be, on Apr 30, 2012 at 11:02 pm | 96 comments | 4307 Views

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Residents miffed by lane changes near Mitchell Park library

Palo Alto is scrambling to restore driving lanes around the new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center to their original...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Clearly frustrated, on Apr 23, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 39 comments | 2355 Views
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