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Speier introduces $1 billion bay-restoration bill

A bill to spend $1 billion over 10 years to restore and clean up San Francisco Bay has been introduced in Congress by Rep....

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by Willy, on May 3, 2010 at 9:38 am | 28 comments | 2129 Views

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East Palo Alto police chief named semi-finalist for Seattle job

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis has been selected as a semi-finalist for Seattle's police chief job, he announced today....

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by ChiefResident, on May 17, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 6 comments | 1672 Views

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Palo Altans tackle high-speed-rail design

If you can't stop the high-speed-rail system, you might as well help design it. That's the position more than 80 Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by HSRforCali, on Apr 29, 2010 at 10:49 pm | 56 comments | 2264 Views

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Palo Alto dumps controversial fire-staffing study

Palo Alto officials have scrapped a much anticipated study into staffing levels at the Fire Department after learning that...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Todd, on May 2, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 42 comments | 2458 Views

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Letters

<B>Bravo, M-A and Sequoia Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12862 posted...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Friday is fish day, on Apr 30, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 2 comments | 1715 Views

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Shop Talk

<B><B>URBAN OUTFITTERS AT STANFORD? ... </B>The on-again, off-again rumors of Urban Outfitters coming to town are on again....

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 30, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 2 comments | 1871 Views

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In Palo Alto, whose sidewalks are they?

The next time someone trips and falls on a raised or crumbling piece of sidewalk, Palo Alto property owners could be responsible...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Phooey, on May 7, 2010 at 4:01 am | 66 comments | 3501 Views

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Fixes eyed for flood-prone bridges along creek

Seeking to protect Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park from the volatile San Francisquito Creek, a regional flood-control...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 3, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 17 comments | 1793 Views

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Holiday Fund targets programs for kids, families

The Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund is giving $260,000 in grants this year to 38 community organizations that serve children...

Original post made on May. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1906 Views

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Palo Alto prepares for 'budget of loss'

Palo Alto's proposed budget for the next fiscal year contains a sliver of good news and a heap of bad. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by Not resident, on May 13, 2010 at 6:48 pm | 21 comments | 2249 Views

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Measure A passes by wide margin

Measure A, the proposed $589-per-parcel annual school tax, passed in a special election Tuesday night with 79.36 percent...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Lee Thé, on May 16, 2010 at 1:13 am | 48 comments | 3278 Views

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Palo Alto banks on landfills for 'green' energy

The phrase "green energy" may evoke images of solar panels and wind turbines in some minds, but in Palo Alto the term can...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Reads Staff Reports, on May 7, 2010 at 7:56 am | 9 comments | 1946 Views

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Stanford rejects nurses' contract counter-offer

A bluntly worded letter to Stanford and Lucile Packard hospitals' nurses' union has flatly rejected contract negotiations,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by stanford nurse Too, on May 18, 2010 at 10:14 am | 79 comments | 2063 Views

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Shorter hours, smaller collections eyed for Palo Alto libraries

For Palo Alto's library supporters, the city's latest budget proposal is the ultimate buzz kill. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by libram, on May 13, 2010 at 2:19 pm | 62 comments | 3556 Views

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Three stores cited for selling booze to a minor

Three adults at three different stores were cited in Menlo Park last Saturday (May 1) for allegedly selling alcohol to a...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 11, 2010 at 4:00 am | 3 comments | 1659 Views

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Yoriko Kishimoto

Of the three Democrats running for Ira Ruskin's seat in the 21st Assembly District, Yoriko Kishimoto is the only one who...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by svatoid, on May 7, 2010 at 5:52 pm | 4 comments | 2094 Views

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Election 2010: The race is on

A seasoned county supervisor, a bike-riding environmentalist and a venture capitalist with a passion for clean technology...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Educated Voter, on May 16, 2010 at 1:53 pm | 5 comments | 1880 Views

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Assembly candidate profile: Josh Becker

Menlo Park venture capitalist and social entrepreneur Josh Becker is stressing his networking abilities in campaigning for...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1994 Views

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Assembly candidate profile: Rich Gordon

Ask Rich Gordon, a candidate for the state Assembly's 21st District seat, what makes him think he can bring people together...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1821 Views

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Palo Alto prepares for $60M library-bond sale

Palo Alto is preparing to sell $60 million in library bonds later this month to fund voter-approved renovations of three...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 19, 2010 at 1:18 pm | 19 comments | 1752 Views
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