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College Terrace Centre clears final obstacle

By an 8-1 vote Monday night, the Palo Alto City Council approved the College Terrace Centre, a controversial project that...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Bambi, on Dec 15, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 21 comments | 2447 Views

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Guest Opinion: The road from Copenhagen runs through Palo Alto

At the COP15 climate-change conference in Copenhagen, I watched the world's leaders try to address the problems of catastrophic...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 20, 2010 at 11:03 pm | 21 comments | 1840 Views

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The Palo Alto scammers are hurting more than just the people that fall for their scams

My name is Ilana Sheats and I am a student at UC Santa Cruz. I have lived in Palo Alto my whole life; I am a Paly graduate....

Original post made by Ilana Sheats on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Ilana Sheats, on Feb 7, 2010 at 10:42 am | 21 comments | 1789 Views

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Palo Alto to discuss Cubberley sale with Foothill

Palo Alto's stalled proposal to sell 8 acres of Cubberley Community Center to Foothill College officially reemerged Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by JW, on Mar 25, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 21 comments | 1960 Views

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Activist group targets Searsville Dam

Saying the time is now to get Stanford University to commit to removing Searsville Dam, a group of local activists galvanized...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Conway Cruickshank, on Dec 14, 2010 at 4:08 pm | 21 comments | 2874 Views

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Palo Alto prepares for 'budget of loss'

Palo Alto's proposed budget for the next fiscal year contains a sliver of good news and a heap of bad. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by Not resident, on May 13, 2010 at 6:48 pm | 21 comments | 2147 Views

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Palo Alto council set to vote on $139M budget

Palo Alto's proposed budget, which eliminates 96 positions, raises a host of fees and partially shifts the costs of sidewalk...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 29, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 21 comments | 1953 Views

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Palo Alto City Attorney Gary Baum to retire

Palo Alto City Attorney Gary Baum will retire in October to pursue a career in private practice and spend more time on pro...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Jul 8, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 21 comments | 3043 Views

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Palo Alto may switch to even-year elections

Palo Alto officials could soon switch to even years for local elections -- a move that would save the city about $200,000...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Fatima, on Jul 25, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 21 comments | 2507 Views

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Rail CEO: Peninsula design not 'predetermined'

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has sent out a letter to Peninsula communities seeking to quash fears that the plans...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 31, 2010 at 10:41 am | 21 comments | 1977 Views

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Palo Alto wants more info from PG&E

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is giving Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) until Thursday to provide accurate and...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by fireman, on Sep 24, 2010 at 11:37 am | 21 comments | 2281 Views

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Board to discuss elementary math program

With a controversial new elementary math curriculum well into its second year, a discussion of elementary math "instruction...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 26, 2011 at 8:32 am | 21 comments | 2322 Views

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Menlo Park to reach out before poisoning again

Here's a recipe for sparking outrage in Menlo Park: Poison ground squirrels without telling the public. The city has now...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by NoWay, on Mar 28, 2011 at 2:21 pm | 21 comments | 1833 Views

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Burglar flees Stanford Shopping Center parking lot

A rash of daytime car burglaries took place at Stanford Shopping Center this week, including three today (Feb. 19), according...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by Former Employee, on Jul 17, 2012 at 7:18 am | 21 comments | 2206 Views

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Water rates climb despite lower usage

Water usage may be plummeting in the Palo Alto and other cities that draw their supply from the Hetch Hetchy system, but...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 15, 2011 at 8:26 pm | 21 comments | 1517 Views

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Palo Alto Utilities managers form bargaining unit

The City of Palo Alto Utilities managers have formed a new employee association that they hope will strengthen their bargaining...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by any member name hah, on Jun 21, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 21 comments | 1230 Views

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Nature lovers applaud expansion of Byxbee Park

After years of anticipation, Palo Alto's nature lovers jubilantly welcomed a new era Friday morning when the city opened...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Creighton Beryl, on Jul 12, 2011 at 6:01 pm | 21 comments | 1259 Views

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'I'm happy. Lucky -- alive,' instructor says after plane crash

A small airplane made an emergency landing in the Ravenswood Open Space Preserve near East Palo Alto this morning. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by jardins, on Aug 24, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 21 comments | 1119 Views

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El Camino Park to be closed through 2013

El Camino Park will be closed starting today (Monday, Sept. 26) through the summer of 2013. According to a release from the...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by JO, on Oct 19, 2011 at 11:13 pm | 21 comments | 1561 Views

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New firefighter contract may stave off layoffs

Palo Alto's breakthrough agreement with its firefighter union over a new labor contract will save the city more than $1 million...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by breakdown, on Oct 14, 2011 at 6:38 pm | 21 comments | 1583 Views
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