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Council race may not be decided tonight

Candidates for Palo Alto City Council will be partying tonight, but by evening's end they may not know which five of them...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 4, 2009 at 6:24 am | 7 comments | 1883 Views

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It's Klein, Price, Holman, Shepherd and Scharff

Palo Altans chose experienced community-involvement veterans over political neophytes Tuesday, electing Larry Klein, Gail...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Peter K. MUELLER, on Nov 6, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 46 comments | 3188 Views

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Two events focus on high-speed-rail outreach

Peninsula residents concerned about California's proposed high-speed-rail system will have two opportunities this week to...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by enough, on Nov 10, 2009 at 7:59 am | 14 comments | 2389 Views

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Election results further cemented after update

An update from the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters Wednesday afternoon showed no changes in Palo Alto's election outcome....

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by A Frost Fan, on Nov 7, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 13 comments | 2844 Views

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Celebration at the Garden Court

City Council candidates celebrated Tuesday night at the Garden Court Hotel in downtown Palo Alto. Leaders in the race by...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by PA Mom, on Nov 5, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 2197 Views

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College Terrace Centre clears another hurdle

After five years of revisions and negotiations, the controversial College Terrace Centre development in Palo Alto is now...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 6, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 5 comments | 2056 Views

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Editorial: A new start for Palo Alto leadership

Experience won in Palo Alto's City Council election, along with women candidates and a newcomer who did his homework well...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 6, 2009 at 7:02 pm | 7 comments | 2133 Views

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Election count not final but outcome remains firm

About 14,100 out of 36,100 of Palo Alto's eligible voters, or 39 percent, took part in the election, according to figures...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by danny the homeless guy, on Nov 7, 2009 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 1877 Views

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Eden Housing project draws opposition

A proposal to build a four-story apartment complex for low-income families at the site of the former Ole's auto-repair shop...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 9, 2009 at 10:12 am | 2 comments | 1821 Views

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Eden Housing project draws opposition

A proposal to build a four-story apartment complex for low-income families at the site of the former Ole's auto-repair shop...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by About Tree House, on Nov 9, 2009 at 11:11 pm | 23 comments | 1853 Views

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Police tie incident at BBC with 7-11 robbery

Menlo Park police arrested thee men on Thursday, Nov. 5, in connection with a bottle-throwing incident at the British Bankers...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 10, 2009 at 5:55 pm | 6 comments | 2199 Views

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Eden Housing's 801 Alma St. project approved by council

Palo Alto's seven-year-long quest to build a dense, affordable-housing complex in a transit-friendly downtown location surged...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 13, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 70 comments | 4980 Views

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Do try this at home

There's a hole in that plastic bucket, but no need to fret. Palo Alto residents can now drop it in the recycle bin for weekly...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by go there, on Nov 12, 2009 at 7:25 am | 9 comments | 2400 Views

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Neighborhood group wants voters' opinions

A group of residents, Palo Alto Neighborhoods (PAN), is hoping some of the more than 14,000 people who cast a ballot Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Been-There-Done-That, on Nov 11, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 5 comments | 2147 Views

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Counties getting bigger doses of H1N1 vaccine

Santa Clara and San Mateo counties are about to get larger doses of H1N1 vaccines because they have so far come up short...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Otherwise Better, on Nov 25, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 10 comments | 2292 Views

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Improvements eyed for Oregon Expressway

A busy stretch of Oregon Expressway in Palo Alto will soon see major renovations, including timed signals, new bike lanes...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Do the job properly, on Nov 13, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 14 comments | 2625 Views

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Palo Alto eyes expanding plastic-bag ban

Palo Alto's crusade against non-reusable bags is expected to spread far and wide next year, when the city plans to expand...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 23, 2009 at 1:38 pm | 33 comments | 3599 Views

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Is dealing with the "Dog Matter" barking up the wrong tree?

Every decade or so, the "Dog Matter" pops up in Palo Alto -- no relation to the little piles rarely seen in these post-PooperScooper...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by It's not the dog, it's the owner, on Nov 26, 2009 at 1:27 am | 36 comments | 3044 Views

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Residents to weigh in on Edgewood Plaza

Just weeks after a lawsuit regarding Palo Alto's Edgewood Plaza was settled, a public meeting about redeveloping the Joseph...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by TK, on Nov 14, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments | 2014 Views

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Editorial: Promising recovery from tree disaster

There may be a positive ending to the mid-September mass tree cutting in the California Avenue commercial district. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Looks really good, on Nov 15, 2009 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 2065 Views
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