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High-speed rail vote Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12476 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Leo, on Feb 23, 2010 at 10:34 pm | 5 comments | 1590 Views

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Plane crash victim died blocks from his home

When the twin-engine Cessna aircraft plunged from the sky into a densely populated East Palo Alto neighborhood on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Anne Marie Krogh, on Feb 23, 2010 at 4:20 pm | 9 comments | 1678 Views

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Keene praises response to Wednesday crash

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is lauding the community's response to Wednesday's fatal plane crash, which left the entire...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by T, from Duveneck/St Francis, on Feb 23, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 4 comments | 1345 Views

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California Avenue fountain plans make progress

Plans for a new fountain at the eastern end of California Avenue are moving forward. In coming weeks, a panel consisting...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 24, 2010 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 1447 Views

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Palo Alto gets another shot at 'fiber to the home'

Google's invitation to American communities to apply to have high-speed fiber-optic networks installed has rekindled Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sergey, on Mar 2, 2010 at 2:50 pm | 14 comments | 1619 Views

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Pilots' group urges tighter procedures at airport

Acutely aware of the Palo Alto Airport's limited-visibility future, the airport's pilots' and aircraft-owners' group is pushing...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 1, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 133 comments | 3242 Views

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Airport worries East Palo Alto residents, but pilots defend track record

Wednesday's crash of a Cessna 310R in East Palo Alto has renewed concerns about the dangers of a municipal airport located...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 27, 2010 at 1:11 pm | 16 comments | 1491 Views

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Witness saw plane 'suddenly appear from the fog'

The Cessna 310R that crashed in pieces into an East Palo Alto neighborhood flew in a level or slight climb at low altitude...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Cessna172pilot, on Feb 28, 2010 at 5:17 am | 18 comments | 1962 Views

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City, citizens address Midtown traffic woes

Midtown residents say that congestion and rampant traffic violations have made Loma Verde Avenue and Middlefield Road dangerous...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by MSP VP, on Apr 22, 2011 at 1:22 am | 47 comments | 2171 Views

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Palo Alto customers sing the praises of fiber

Palo Alto businessmen George Gindoyan and Steve Tidwell are the true believers. The executive director of Jazz Pharmaceuticals...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by K Young, on Mar 15, 2010 at 5:38 pm | 8 comments | 1539 Views

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'Widow maker' tree limb nearly hits resident

A large tree limb from an aged eucalyptus tree nearly struck a Crescent Park resident and has sparked a debate about the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Widow Maker Defined, on Mar 10, 2010 at 8:35 pm | 41 comments | 4132 Views

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Palo Alto teens express desires at forum

Teen bands in Lytton Plaza? A 24-hour pearl milk tea shop where teens could congregate? Taco trucks and restaurant "food...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Maureen, on May 4, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 11 comments | 1800 Views

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Part of Sand Hill closed due to gas main break

The 1.6-mile section of Sand Hill Road between Whiskey and Portola roads is closed in both directions due to a break in a...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by R Wray, on Mar 1, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 1378 Views

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Auditor urges police to seek diversity in recruits

The Palo Alto Police Department has taken giant steps to mend its relationship with minority communities, but its efforts...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 4, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 34 comments | 1753 Views

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State of the City: Finances, youth, energy, environment, land use are interwoven challenges

The 2010 "State of the City" address is the highpoint of tonight's City Council meeting, delivered by Mayor Pat Burt in the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Tim, on Mar 1, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 1 comment | 1484 Views

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City wins electric-car charging station funds

Six new electric-car charging stations will be installed in the Palo Alto City Hall parking garage as part of a pilot program...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 6, 2010 at 8:26 am | 20 comments | 2071 Views

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Palo Alto selects new assistant city manager

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is planning to hire a new assistant city manager as part of a broader reorganization of...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by SuperD, on Mar 8, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 27 comments | 2971 Views

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How you can help Palo Alto win Google Open Fiber

Palo Alto needs your help now to land a 'game changing' offer. Read the guest opinion here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12563...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Mar 5, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 4 comments | 1631 Views

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City asks Dr. Phil Show to not focus on Palo Alto

Palo Alto city officials, including City Manager James Keene, have appealed to a senior producer at the Dr. Phil national...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by fjamesc, on Mar 14, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 87 comments | 2632 Views

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Palo Alto considers ban on 'last-minute proposals'

Palo Alto should ban last-minute submissions by developers and require city staff to release reports earlier, three City...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by It's a good idea, on Mar 9, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 6 comments | 1611 Views
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