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Bountiful, delicious gardens

A neat line of trees bursting with lemons, limes and oranges shades a stony pathway leading past a bubbling fountain and...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 22, 2012 at 9:32 pm | 2 comments | 1165 Views

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Elected officials ponder Cubberley options

Five of Palo Alto's elected officials -- three from the City Council and two from the school board -- discussed the future...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Chuck Jagoda, on Jul 24, 2012 at 2:47 pm | 12 comments | 2006 Views

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Feature story: Trying to get a league ahead

Painter Mark Garner is just the type of Pacific Art League member whom many at the league would like to see more of. He's...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2012
Last comment by Merry Benezra, on Jul 22, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 2 comments | 1676 Views

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Facelift planned for popular Eleanor Pardee Park

It's been the site of controversy due to limb-dropping eucalyptus trees and a public restroom that some residents feared...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2012
Last comment by Michelle, on Aug 13, 2012 at 1:23 pm | 23 comments | 1932 Views

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Palo Alto welcomes new urban forester Walter Passmore

Nine weeks into his new position as Palo Alto's first city urban forester, Walter Passmore eschewed a stuffy City Hall office...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2012
Last comment by Arborpower, on Jul 30, 2012 at 9:24 pm | 42 comments | 2278 Views

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PG&E pipeline replacement disrupts traffic

Disruptions to Palo Alto traffic continue as PG&E workers inspect gas lines running beneath the city. Charleston Road, Miranda...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by Tester, on Jul 24, 2012 at 9:27 am | 11 comments | 1095 Views

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California Avenue changes OK'd, no test of two-lane plan

Palo Alto's contentious drive to make California Avenue more friendly to pedestrians and bicyclists zipped past heated opposition...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Will, on Aug 30, 2012 at 11:03 pm | 88 comments | 8328 Views

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Palo Alto approves staff cuts, fee hikes at animal shelter

Palo Alto's animal shelter may have been saved from the chopping block last month, but the city's cash-strapped animal-services...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by lacye, on Jul 29, 2012 at 7:52 am | 14 comments | 1112 Views

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Largest Palo Alto union gets new contract

City workers represented by Palo Alto's largest labor union will contribute more towards their pension and health care costs...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jul 26, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 22 comments | 1592 Views

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MacArthur Park proposal put on hold

A proposal to move the building housing MacArthur Park Restaurant to the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course was put on hold...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Stop attacking beautiful bldgs, on Jul 30, 2012 at 8:17 pm | 16 comments | 1815 Views

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Sally Ride's legacy: engaging others in science

Despite her groundbreaking flights into space, Sally Ride, who died Monday, July 23, of pancreatic cancer, was "very down...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Palo Alto native, on Jul 27, 2012 at 6:57 am | 6 comments | 2212 Views

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Editorial: A pair of strong City Council decisions

It is infrequent when one can celebrate decisiveness in process-obsessed Palo Alto, but Monday night's City Council meeting...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by jardins, on Aug 2, 2012 at 12:02 pm | 18 comments | 1208 Views

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Around Town

<B>BEATING THE DEADLINE... </B> Three new <B>playing fields</B>. A redesigned Baylands <B>golf course</B> with a "Wow" factor....

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by PA Tax Payer, on Aug 1, 2012 at 10:59 am | 5 comments | 1507 Views

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Palo Alto makes city data public

Palo Alto's data-hungry residents and app-makers now have something new to feast on. The City of Palo Alto has unveiled the...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by vladrad, on Aug 14, 2012 at 3:23 am | 10 comments | 2467 Views

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Race for Palo Alto City Council expands

Perpetual Palo Alto City Council candidate and panhandler Victor Frost is again tossing his hat into the ring this year,...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 7, 2012 at 5:27 pm | 14 comments | 1501 Views

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Pipeline work to impact Palo Alto traffic

A major, three-month-long Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) pipeline-replacement project in Palo Alto is expected to...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2012
Last comment by Always a mess!!, on Aug 6, 2012 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 1035 Views

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Flood-control project to surge ahead next year

When flood-control officials finally break ground next year on an ambitious, long-awaited effort to calm the flood-prone...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 13, 2012 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 1217 Views

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City set to limit amplified sound at Lytton Plaza

Lytton Plaza has long served as Palo Alto's prime meeting ground for the discontent masses, from the Vietnam War protests...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jared Bernstein, on Oct 4, 2012 at 11:29 am | 15 comments | 1920 Views

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Fire districts revving up cross-border aid

When a wildfire ignited grasslands in Pearson Arastradero Preserve on Wednesday afternoon, the various city and county fire...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Aug 14, 2012 at 7:16 pm | 9 comments | 1140 Views

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Local donations to presidential campaigns

Local residents listed here contributed at least $2,500 to the presidential campaigns of Barack Obama or Mitt Romney, according...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by mattie, on Aug 16, 2012 at 12:20 am | 32 comments | 2002 Views
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