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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 | 1881 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 | 2141 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 | 1488 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 | 2788 Views

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Marsh mosquitoes invade Palo Alto

Like the offspring in alien movies, mosquito eggs that have lain dormant in the Palo Alto Baylands mud for 10 to 15 years...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Aug 24, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 67 comments | 11358 Views

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Public input sought for flood-control project

A dramatic flood-control project that involves redesigning the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course and building new levees and...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by John Galt, on Aug 15, 2012 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 1172 Views

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Police: Avoid driving on Charleston during school rush hours

Officials are bracing for potential traffic gridlock on Charleston Road Thursday, Aug. 16, as Palo Alto students head back...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Road diet, on Aug 17, 2012 at 12:02 pm | 30 comments | 1876 Views

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Palo Alto sees shrinking pool of City Council candidates

When Palo Alto made the switch from odd- to even-year City Council elections in 2010, one of the goals was to generate more...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Aug 22, 2012 at 1:16 am | 28 comments | 1943 Views

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Police search for suspect in Redwood City armed robberies

Police released a photo Wednesday of a man believed to be connected to as many as five armed robberies at businesses in North...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Aug 16, 2012 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 1349 Views

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Palo Alto raises red flags about rail funding

Nearly a month after California legislators passed a bill to begin construction of high-speed rail, Palo Alto officials are...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by whaddayaknow, on Aug 16, 2012 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1180 Views

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Bomb squad investigating suspicious package

Palo Alto police, fire officials and a bomb squad are investigating a suspicious package found on the front lawn of a residence...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by LAWL, on Aug 17, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 1237 Views

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Locals aren't buying Palo Alto's newest green-energy program

Palo Alto may be land of the green and home of the tech-savvy, but the city's latest renewable-energy program has so far...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Aug 22, 2012 at 12:56 am | 3 comments | 1527 Views

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Suspect sought in Crescent Park groping

Palo Alto police are seeking a man who they say groped a woman standing next to her car in the Crescent Park neighborhood...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 21, 2012 at 9:05 pm | 8 comments | 1457 Views

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Thieves break into four cars on Sand Hill Road

Clean cars, dirty cars, BMW, Audi -- the burglars weren't picky as they broke into four vehicles on Sand Hill Road on Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Aug 21, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 4 comments | 1180 Views

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Failure in Middlefield power line caused outage

A failure in the underground power line along Middlefield Road between Loma Verde and Colorado avenues caused 1,958 Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Furious Writer, on Aug 26, 2012 at 9:05 am | 8 comments | 1841 Views

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Four-story building eyed for downtown Palo Alto

Just months after Palo Alto approved construction of a new four-story building in a prime downtown location, another major...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on Dec 12, 2012 at 1:45 am | 38 comments | 3338 Views

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Palo Alto would-be burglar interrupted by resident

A Palo Alto woman prevented a would-be burglar from entering her home last night by yelling at the man, Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Aug 24, 2012 at 5:41 am | 11 comments | 2181 Views

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Developments trigger downtown Palo Alto study

Two new buildings in downtown Palo Alto, coupled with a flurry of complaints from downtown residents about parking, have...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:28 am | 13 comments | 1723 Views

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Dinah's Poolside Grill may change hands

The future is murky for Sharon Magnuson, the operator of Dinah's Poolside Grill, whose 40 years of running the iconic Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Sep 6, 2012 at 3:39 pm | 17 comments | 2239 Views

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At Development Center, Palo Alto quietly untangles its bureaucracy

The Development Center at 285 Hamilton Ave. has undergone a quiet but dramatic transformation in the two years since City...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by matt williams fan, on Aug 30, 2012 at 11:23 am | 18 comments | 18450 Views
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