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Palo Alto drops 'prevailing-wage' study

Palo Alto has scrapped its plan to study the impacts of union-level wages on capital projects after the City Council concluded...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Koa, on Mar 11, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 11 comments | 4244 Views

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Airport reps, public discuss February crash

Palo Alto Airport representatives met with community members Tuesday morning in an effort to improve communication between...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Anna, on Mar 15, 2010 at 2:48 pm | 84 comments | 2788 Views

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City proposes to peek at people's garbage

Palo Altans who repeatedly throw recyclable items into their trash bins could soon find themselves slapped with fines and...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous too, on Mar 18, 2010 at 10:29 am | 120 comments | 7440 Views

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Business owners unsure about county health plan

Palo Alto business owners appear to be hesitant about joining a new county health care plan for uninsured workers, despite...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Jimmy, on Mar 11, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 12 comments | 2365 Views

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Informational meeting Monday on Google plan

An informational meeting has been set for 6 p.m. Monday on how residents and businesses can support Palo Alto's application...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Charlie, on Mar 14, 2010 at 11:31 pm | 6 comments | 2136 Views

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Palo Alto planning commission rejects housing limits near Foothills Park

A proposal by Palo Alto officials to limit house sizes near Foothills Park was soundly rejected by the Planning and Transportation...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 16, 2010 at 11:42 am | 17 comments | 3172 Views

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A garden of public delight

In the last decades of her life, Elizabeth Gamble could be spotted leaving buckets full of cut flowers from her bountiful...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by candice, on Mar 11, 2010 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 2667 Views

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Is Big Brother dressed in green?

Palo Alto has the proud distinction of being one of the first communities to implement recycling just over 40 years ago....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Take Your Hands Off My God-Given Right to Pollute I Say!, on Mar 17, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 18 comments | 2990 Views

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City View

City Council (March 8) Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12590 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by What about PTC, on Mar 12, 2010 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 2419 Views

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Varian hydrogen leak poses little danger to homes

A whitish-vapor hydrogen leak from a storage tank at Varian Associates this morning is dissipating quickly and posing little...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by pop, on Mar 14, 2010 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 1757 Views

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Varian hydrogen-tank leak equalizes, fixes itself

A hydrogen leak from a storage tank at Varian Associates this morning stopped on its own about noon as the pressure in the...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Doug, on Mar 17, 2010 at 8:27 am | 25 comments | 2391 Views

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Palo Alto to fight high-speed-rail 'betrayal' bills

Palo Alto is girding for battle against proposed legislation that could make the California high-speed rail project exempt...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 56 comments | 6208 Views

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Adult school website earns international award

The Palo Alto Adult School has been honored for the "excellence" and "functionality" of its website by the Learning Resources...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Can't compare to the city, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 1922 Views

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Palo Alto to do outreach on recycling, 'privacy'

Palo Alto will conduct more outreach before drafting a new recycling ordinance, and address "privacy" concerns before considering...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by NOgreenpolice, on Mar 21, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 15 comments | 2490 Views

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Plans for California Avenue discussed, debated

Palo Alto residents debated plans for changing California Avenue Tuesday night, in particular shrinking the number of lanes...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Lawrence Garwin, on Mar 25, 2010 at 10:10 am | 32 comments | 3641 Views

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Palo Alto hesitant about landfill-gas contract

Palo Alto should reconsider its renewable-energy goals before it makes any long-term commitments to a "green energy" provider,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 17, 2010 at 6:14 pm | 6 comments | 3075 Views

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Beasley sculpture approved for Mitchell library

Palo Alto's new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center will feature at its entrance a blocky, arch-shaped sculpture designed...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 20, 2010 at 12:39 am | 8 comments | 2372 Views

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Small fire kept small by passerby, quick response

A fire in the front portion of a house in the 3000 block of Louis Road Wednesday afternoon was kept small by an alert pedestrian...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by rem, on Mar 18, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 3948 Views

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New Foothill campus at Cubberley resurfaces

A 2008 plan to tear down part of Cubberley Community Center to build a major new "educational center" for Foothill College...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 27, 2011 at 8:15 pm | 25 comments | 4050 Views

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Stanford backs Palo Alto's fiber drive

If Google's founders listen to their alma mater, Palo Alto may very well succeed in its bid to be selected for the company's...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Mar 20, 2010 at 10:05 am | 14 comments | 2420 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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