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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor calls impact report a 'major milestone'

Completion of the draft impact report on the Stanford hospitals expansion/renewal project is a "major milestone," Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Etaoin Shrdlu, on May 21, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 12 comments | 2449 Views

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Stanford hospitals reject nurses' arbitration bid

Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's hospitals have soundly rejected a request by the nurse's union to submit their contract...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Stanford nurse, on May 28, 2010 at 9:18 am | 57 comments | 1977 Views

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'Historic' Toyota/Tesla deal will use NUMMI plant

A historic partnership between Toyota Motor Corporation and Tesla Motors to produce electric vehicles will bring jobs back...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by fyi, on May 21, 2010 at 2:17 pm | 6 comments | 2038 Views

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Briones House makes '11 Most Endangered' list

Palo Alto's oldest structure, the 1844 adobe home of Juana Briones, was named today to the National Trust for Historic Preservation's...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by elizabeth meub, on Dec 29, 2010 at 10:12 am | 7 comments | 1576 Views

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Sports Boosters help fund athletics

Sharp budget cuts in the 1990s hit Palo Alto's high school sports programs hard and created new ways of funding sports --...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 21, 2010 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 1643 Views

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A confusing complaint process

Palo Alto High parents Paul and Susan Burk decided to speak up after their son Steven quit the baseball team mid-season in...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 21, 2010 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 2643 Views

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Around Town

UNDER FIRE ... Tension between the Palo Alto City Council and local firefighters flared up Tuesday night, when the council's...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by George, on May 23, 2010 at 4:10 pm | 4 comments | 1691 Views

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Documents and complaints

During the course of reporting on high school coaching the Weekly obtained many documents, including complaints submitted...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 21, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 1950 Views

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Letters

Youth safety Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12982 posted Friday, May...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Cheryl Nafzgar, on May 26, 2010 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1691 Views

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Palo Alto fires back at fire union president

A heated dispute between the City of Palo Alto and its firefighters' union -- even before the two sides sit down to negotiate...

Original post made on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jun 1, 2010 at 12:02 pm | 96 comments | 3362 Views

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Witnesses sought in East Palo Alto abduction

East Palo Alto police are looking for a 29-year-old man who allegedly abducted his daughter from her Woodland Avenue home...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on May 24, 2010 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 1580 Views

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Palo Alto seeks 'revenue guarantee' from hospitals

Palo Alto could require Stanford University to provide an explicit guarantee that Stanford's proposed expansions of its hospital...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by all fall down?, on May 26, 2010 at 9:50 pm | 25 comments | 2493 Views

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Schools grapple with 'emotional-health' efforts

Emotions ran high Tuesday as the Palo Alto Board of Education grappled with a proposed suicide prevention and mental health...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Midtown Parent, on Jun 4, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 53 comments | 3268 Views

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Simitian to host Palo Alto 'sidewalk office hours'

State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) has announced he will hold "sidewalk office hours" in Palo Alto and Menlo Park on...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by JustMe, on May 27, 2010 at 11:10 am | 6 comments | 1466 Views

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Palo Alto eyes bond to fix aged infrastructure

Two engineers, three finance specialists, four local commissioners and six volunteers-at-large at large will soon tackle...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Toady, on May 28, 2010 at 2:57 pm | 17 comments | 1891 Views

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Letters

Kishimoto responds Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13020 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 5, 2010 at 8:55 am | 13 comments | 1659 Views

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Tempers rise as Palo Alto, fire union begin talks

Depending on who the speaker is, the Palo Alto Fire Department is either a bare-bones outfit fighting to retain its staff...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by From Miss Vinay Alexander,, on Aug 27, 2010 at 8:01 am | 53 comments | 2438 Views

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Too many pests? Palo Alto parks try traps

When sun-seekers lie on the lawn at the tiny Sarah Wallis Park near California Avenue these days, they can rest assured they...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by I Agree, on May 30, 2010 at 8:41 pm | 3 comments | 1705 Views

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Stanford nurses propose 'cooling off' period

Trying to avoid calling a strike against Stanford and Lucile Packard hospitals, officials for the nurses' union, the Committee...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by corre, on Jun 22, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 30 comments | 2352 Views

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'Senior tsunami' about to hit Santa Clara County

A "senior tsunami" of aging Baby Boomers is about to hit Santa Clara County, and cities will need to find new ways of accommodating...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jun 3, 2010 at 1:55 am | 22 comments | 2432 Views
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