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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents oppose restaurant liquor license

In another round of preserving what residents say is the safety and quiet of their neighborhood, Barron Park residents are...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Sep 14, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 17 comments | 3339 Views

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Palo Alto market robbed at gunpoint Saturday

A man with a black, semiautomatic handgun held up proprietors of the Valencia Market at 3487 El Camino Real in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by Language is Hard?, on Aug 27, 2012 at 11:00 am | 3 comments | 1859 Views

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Palo Alto looks to trim managers' benefits

While Gov. Jerry Brown and Sacramento legislators scramble to contain pension expenses for state employees, Palo Alto is...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Sep 7, 2012 at 11:09 am | 19 comments | 4990 Views

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Stanford, PAMF unit fined in administrative errors

Stanford University Hospital and Menlo Park Surgical Hospital, a unit of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, were among 14...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 6, 2012 at 9:34 pm | 22 comments | 2359 Views

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Trail to close Wednesday for mosquito-abatement repairs

A popular Palo Alto Baylands trail will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 5, while crews repair a hole beneath a floodgate that...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 5, 2012 at 11:26 pm | 17 comments | 5124 Views

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New trail proposal wins backing of Palo Alto City Council

An eleventh-hour request from Palo Alto and Stanford University for a grant that would greatly accelerate the city's ambitious...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by jim sullivan, on Sep 9, 2012 at 8:24 am | 7 comments | 4422 Views

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Palo Alto teens arrested for arson

Two teenage boys who allegedly set a 4-foot-high orange plastic construction fence and a Krispy Kreme doughnut box ablaze...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by disgusted, on Sep 9, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 13 comments | 1993 Views

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Palo Alto trims managers' benefits, eyes reforms

Palo Alto took a giant step on its road toward reducing employee costs Tuesday night when it approved a contract that forces...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dig Deeper into Mgmt Pockets, on Sep 6, 2012 at 3:33 pm | 12 comments | 2082 Views

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Laurene Powell Jobs joins Stanford Board of Trustees

Palo Alto resident and education reform leader Laurene Powell Jobs has been elected to the Stanford University Board of Trustees,...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by another mom, on Sep 10, 2012 at 1:04 am | 6 comments | 2292 Views

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Legal questions muddle Palo Alto's pot debate

With California's marijuana laws still immersed in a legal cloud, a group of Palo Alto's elected officials is urging voters...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Legit Patient, on Sep 26, 2012 at 9:41 am | 28 comments | 3931 Views

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Coming to the rescue

The day before Halloween in 2007, Sunnyvale resident Fred Burgener got the fright of his life. As he pulled up to a stoplight...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by SMKabat, on Sep 12, 2012 at 1:22 am | 14 comments | 4217 Views

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Simitian to host forum on breast-density bill

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will host a forum Tuesday night to discuss the risks associated with dense breast tissue...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2012
Last comment by Sue, on Sep 11, 2012 at 12:31 pm | 8 comments | 2424 Views

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Palo Alto council takes stand against marijuana measure

With marijuana advocates pushing for Palo Alto to allow pot dispensaries, city officials took a firm stance Monday night...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Thomas Seay, on Nov 6, 2012 at 11:38 am | 51 comments | 10906 Views

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Palo Alto survey to gauge local transportation habits

As Palo Alto zooms ahead with a broad plan to become a top-tier bicycling destination, city officials are embarking on a...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 10, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 21 comments | 3095 Views

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Palo Alto mobile-home park faces redevelopment

Buena Vista, the only surviving mobile-home park in Palo Alto, could soon be history, according to city officials. Residents...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by name removed, on Jul 30, 2013 at 9:06 am | 65 comments | 15199 Views

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Police building tops city's priority list for 2014 bond measure

While the nation is fixated on the heated presidential race and the slew of state and local measures that will populate the...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Sep 18, 2012 at 9:42 am | 26 comments | 3435 Views

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Palo Alto mulls 'neighborliness' grant program

Palo Alto residents looking to throw block parties, launch neighborhood-watch programs or promote other events geared at...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Trying to figure it out, on Sep 18, 2012 at 10:20 am | 34 comments | 4112 Views

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Editorial: No on Measure C

With Peninsula cities having almost uniformly passed ordinances prohibiting so-called medical-marijuana dispensaries, Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 5, 2012 at 8:50 pm | 47 comments | 5642 Views

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Senior housing planned for old orchard property

Palo Alto could gain 59 homes for seniors if an affordable-housing project by the Palo Alto Housing Corporation becomes a...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2012
Last comment by Power for our Seniors, on Sep 21, 2012 at 4:23 am | 13 comments | 2467 Views

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City hopes for residents' help with 2014 measure

As Palo Alto officials march toward a 2014 ballot measure to fund infrastructure repairs, they are keeping a close eye on...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Sep 24, 2012 at 9:58 am | 40 comments | 4733 Views
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