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Condoleezza Rice returning to Stanford Monday

Condoleezza Rice will return to Stanford University Monday (March 2), returning to her office in the Hoover Institution....

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Mar 2, 2009 at 11:32 am | 50 comments | 2053 Views

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Critics demand more police accountability

The Palo Alto Police Department's effort to regain the community's trust was partially undermined Tuesday by a small group...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Alamedan, on Apr 17, 2009 at 7:17 am | 33 comments | 2008 Views

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Feds probe Utilities 'conspiracy,' false records

"Conspiracy" and "destruction, alteration, or falsification of records in a federal investigation" by Palo Alto's Utilities...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Mar 1, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 50 comments | 2662 Views

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Residents demand tunnels for high-speed trains

Anger, confusion and frustration over California's proposed high-speed rail system dominated a tense informational meeting...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by No Blasting, on Oct 28, 2013 at 10:40 pm | 66 comments | 2844 Views

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Residents praise new Oregon Expressway plans

New plans for Palo Alto's Oregon Expressway call for preserving trees along Middlefield Road and leaving open the possibility...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by Smith, on Aug 18, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 15 comments | 2209 Views

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Palo Alto staff: tunnel trains or change route

High speed trains should either go underground or somewhere else -- such as the earlier rejected Altamont Pass route to the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by AR, on Mar 2, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 21 comments | 2013 Views

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Former Mayor Yoriko Kishimoto to run for state Assembly seat

Palo Alto City Councilwoman and former Mayor Yoriko Kishimoto has announced she will run for the state Assembly seat held...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by California Ave. Insider, on Nov 4, 2009 at 12:03 pm | 45 comments | 2261 Views

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Peninsula residents skeptical about high-speed rail

The state agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles has yet to convince...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 2, 2009 at 10:41 pm | 12 comments | 1808 Views

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Protestors march against high-speed rail

Comparing high-speed rail along Palo Alto's transit corridor to the Berlin Wall, more than 50 protestors marched from Lytton...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by jtSF, on Mar 6, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 68 comments | 2198 Views

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Palo Alto to cut gas rates, cut back fund transfers

Faced with pubic outrage and criticism from its own Utilities Advisory Commission (UAC), Palo Alto has scaled back plans...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 10, 2009 at 11:18 am | 36 comments | 2394 Views

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Editorial: Palo Alto surface rail becoming unthinkable

When all the trains envisioned to run up and down the Peninsula railroad tracks are added up, by the 2020s they will have...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 5, 2009 at 2:48 am | 19 comments | 2214 Views

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Page Mill security consultant retires as officer

The Palo Alto police lieutenant who moonlighted as a security consultant for local property-manager Page Mill Property retired...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Mar 6, 2009 at 4:11 pm | 10 comments | 1832 Views

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Palo Alto utilities to cut gas rates by 10 percent

Palo Alto is proposing to cut its natural-gas rates by 10 percent in July, though residents should expect to see increases...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto Green tax, on Mar 6, 2009 at 2:35 pm | 31 comments | 2125 Views

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Higher utilities rates to fund city services?

Rocked by a dry weather spell and dwindling reserves, the city's utility department is poised to raise electricity rates...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Array, on Mar 5, 2009 at 10:18 am | 3 comments | 1686 Views

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Two (or maybe four?) candidates in 21st Assembly District race

Hal Plotkin, a member of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board, is definitely in the race for Ira Ruskin's...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by common sense, on Mar 4, 2009 at 11:34 pm | 1 comment | 1797 Views

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Residents praise changes to Oregon Expressway plans

New plans for Palo Alto's Oregon Expressway call for preserving trees along Middlefield Road and leaving open the possibility...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by biker, on Mar 5, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 1634 Views

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Huge power outage hits east, south Palo Alto

A major power outage of as-yet-unknown origin darkened a huge area of Palo Alto at about 6 a.m. today, leaving residents...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Poor duck, on Mar 5, 2009 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 1990 Views

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Out of the mud, a bike passage could rise

Six months of muck, water and mud flooding of a popular bicycle route under U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto could become a...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Donald, on Mar 7, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 9 comments | 1928 Views

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Editorial: Facebook must face up to 'cyber-bullying'

A Silicon Valley Mom's Blog entry March 2 presents a detailed report about a "cyber-bullying" incident involving Gunn and...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto Parent, on Mar 12, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 8 comments | 2414 Views

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Kids, bike safety debated at expressway meeting

Despite the best-laid plans of Santa Clara County road engineers, some Palo Alto parents and residents remained concerned...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Mar 9, 2009 at 11:52 am | 28 comments | 1982 Views
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