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SLAC to get $68.3M in federal recovery funds

The Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) will receive $68.3 million in federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 24, 2009 at 2:32 am | 2 comments | 1694 Views

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FBI, police release list of 'Taliban' gang arrests

More than 500 FBI agents and police from more than 20 agencies fanned out over the Bay Area on Saturday, executing search...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by epoch, on Mar 23, 2009 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 3564 Views

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Palo Alto seeks input on police-chief search

The City of Palo Alto wants input from residents as it embarks on a search for a new chief of police. The city is holding...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Mar 26, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 9 comments | 1671 Views

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The beat on the street

World Music Day is scheduled to take over the street corners of University Avenue in Palo Alto on the longest day of the...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by Another Musician, on Apr 3, 2009 at 6:01 am | 5 comments | 2012 Views

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Asian dust cloud reaches Bay Area today

A giant high-altitude cloud of desert dust and urban pollutants from China will reach the Bay Area today. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Mar 27, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 26 comments | 1865 Views

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Water district board approves water reduction

The Santa Clara Valley Water District voted Tuesday on a resolution calling for 15 percent mandatory reduction in water use. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by PointOfView, on Mar 26, 2009 at 11:12 am | 7 comments | 1745 Views

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Palo Altans want tough, open new police chief

Palo Alto's next police chief should be honest, innovative, experienced, independent, eloquent, technology-savvy, racially...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by Be tough, on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:55 pm | 39 comments | 2065 Views

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Palo Alto to get $663K in federal stimulus funds

Palo Alto will get $663,000 in federal energy efficiency funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Rep. Anna...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by A Former employee, on Mar 27, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 14 comments | 1800 Views

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Letters

<B>Hospital must expand Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10697 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Why the ads?, on Mar 27, 2009 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 1794 Views

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City to reduce funding for Senior Games

Faced with a looming budget shortfall, the City of Palo Alto plans to trim its contributions to the Senior Games by about...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Mar 28, 2009 at 7:12 pm | 13 comments | 1880 Views

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Downtown farmers' market set for Earth Day debut

Late Wednesday afternoon, a nondescript alleyway off Forest Avenue filled up with stands of kale, leeks, watermelon radishes,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by susan, on Jun 11, 2009 at 9:49 am | 2 comments | 2897 Views

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Here come the auditors

Santa Clara County employee Kam Johal looked skyward last Friday, peering at the lights in Integrity Capital on Forest Avenue...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Mar 29, 2009 at 9:46 am | 2 comments | 1812 Views

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Palo Alto police chief to meet with residents

Palo Alto Interim Police Chief Dennis Burns will hold a meeting with residents to talk about crime and other police issues...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by Earth to Chief, on Mar 28, 2009 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 1789 Views

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Palo Alto digs in for train-tunnel battle

Palo Alto is bracing for a tough, angry and uphill fight to keep the tunneling option on the table for a proposed high-speed...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Jarred, on Apr 1, 2009 at 8:34 pm | 81 comments | 2895 Views

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Palo Alto to debate utility rates tonight

The Utilities Department's plan to raise Palo Alto's electricity rates by 10 percent while trimming 10 percent off the city's...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 31, 2009 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 1824 Views

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Committee backs Palo Alto utility rate hike

Palo Alto residents should expect to see a small increase in their utility bills starting in July, when electricity, water...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Mai, on Nov 12, 2009 at 3:51 pm | 19 comments | 2269 Views

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Neighbors split over 801 Alma Street project

A proposal to build a five-story complex with shops, offices and 96 apartments for low-income residents in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Joop Verbaken (NFLS2), on Sep 25, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 25 comments | 2300 Views

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Helping the helpers

Two Palo Alto city councilmen are working to give local cash-strapped nonprofits a boost, using a new website on which charities...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth Lucchesi, on Apr 2, 2009 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 1830 Views

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Caltrain, rail agency accede to Palo Alto protest

Faced with outrage and confusion from Palo Alto and other Peninsula cities, the Caltrain board of directors has revised its...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by agum, on Apr 7, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 62 comments | 3359 Views

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Editorial: Deadline looms for 'unthinkable' rail plan

Even though it may be years before sleek blue-and-gold high-speed trains race up and down California and zip through Peninsula...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by John, on Apr 4, 2009 at 8:36 am | 11 comments | 1731 Views
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