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Kniss' plan for new bike bridge meets Stanford resistance

A proposal by Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss to use funds contributed to the county by Stanford University for a...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 23, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 40 comments | 1489 Views

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Palo Alto looks to link Main Library, Art Center

Palo Alto will forge ahead with a plan to link the Main Library and the Palo Alto Art Center with a new driveway despite...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by the fix was in, on May 24, 2012 at 11:44 pm | 40 comments | 3199 Views

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Santa Clara County delays decision on Palo Alto bike bridge

Santa Clara County supervisors hit the brakes Tuesday morning on a proposal by Supervisor Liz Kniss to spend $5 million on...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by That's funny, on May 24, 2012 at 1:58 pm | 27 comments | 1903 Views

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Palo Alto eyes 2014 for infrastructure repairs

Palo Alto's quest toward a 2014 ballot measure officially kicked off Monday night when the City Council approved a process...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on May 25, 2012 at 9:48 pm | 15 comments | 1277 Views

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President Barack Obama cancels Palo Alto visit

President Barack Obama was expected to attend a fundraiser and roundtable discussion with the Asian American and Pacific...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by St Francis, on May 23, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 33 comments | 1294 Views

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School board calls special meeting on Brown Act

California's open meeting law will be the subject of a Board of Education study session following allegations that the board...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 26, 2012 at 6:23 am | 54 comments | 3146 Views

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Electrical outages planned for south Palo Alto

A City of Palo Alto electrical upgrade project will cause intermittent power outages in south Palo Alto through June, the...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by resident, on May 24, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 2671 Views

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Police investigating assaults at or near Paly

Two possible sexual crimes against young people at or near the Palo Alto High School campus are under investigation by Palo...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by fan, on May 26, 2012 at 7:13 am | 17 comments | 1348 Views

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Weekly rescinds judgeship endorsement

After learning Friday that San Jose attorney Steven Pogue contributed $500 to the 2008 Proposition 8 campaign to ban gay...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 6, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 235 comments | 9799 Views

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Stanford Hospital launches program honoring veterans

Hospital patients are used to wearing identifying wristbands, but starting Memorial Day, Stanford Hospital & Clinics patients...

Original post made on May. 27, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 5, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 10 comments | 1232 Views

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Kleiner Perkins: 'Facts will determine outcome of discrimination suit'

Calling the last several days a difficult time at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, veteran partner John Doerr posted a statement...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Mr.Sharon's values, on Jun 4, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 15 comments | 1525 Views

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Editorial: Bike bridge -- good idea, bad execution

Without any prior discussion with Stanford University officials and on just a few days notice, County Supervisor (and candidate...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Stanford is NOT your friend, on Jun 5, 2012 at 5:35 pm | 20 comments | 1380 Views

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Shop Talk

<B>A FLOCK OF GROCERS ... </B>Going out for a quart of milk will get a lot easier, with four new grocery stores getting closer...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Mrs M, on May 6, 2013 at 5:16 pm | 4 comments | 1583 Views

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Saving the Shelter

They arrived en masse, wielding signs, wearing buttons and clutching letters and petitions. By the time the four members...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by businessdecision, on Jun 8, 2012 at 6:31 pm | 54 comments | 14085 Views

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Embattled Page Mill Road project up for fresh hearing

After years of disputes, appeals and revisions, a developer hoping to construct a three-story building on Page Mill Road...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Jun 4, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 12 comments | 1306 Views

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County implements drive-throughs for voters

Santa Clara County voters who have yet to turn in their absentee ballots may do so without stepping out of their cars, thanks...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by neighbornicole, on Jun 5, 2012 at 7:40 am | 4 comments | 1157 Views

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Mitchell Park Library project delayed by a year

The construction of Mitchell Park Library and Community Center has fallen behind by more than a year, prompting Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Confused, on Jun 8, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 37 comments | 2331 Views

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Page Mill Road development nears finish line

After a decade of legal wrangling and plan revisions, developer Harold Hohbach now stands at the cusp of getting Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Jun 6, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 19 comments | 1932 Views

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Palo Alto to re-examine CPI's hazardous materials

Barron Park residents and officials at Communications and Power Industries continue to clash over the company's safety record...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by ufo223, on Jun 6, 2012 at 3:26 pm | 4 comments | 1442 Views

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Simitian easily prevails in three-way county race

With nearly 58 percent of the vote, State Sen. Joe Simitian easily prevailed in the three-way race to represent northern...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Alphonso, on Jun 6, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 6 comments | 1044 Views
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