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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
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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 | 1679 Views

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Parents give mixed reviews to new math textbook

Palo Alto's new elementary school math curriculum gets mixed reviews from parents, according to results of a recent survey....

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Midtown dad/tutor, on May 13, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 35 comments | 2475 Views

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2,000 Palo Alto homes hit by dawn power outage

A broken wooden pin that holds a powerline insulator snapped early this morning and caused a power outage affecting about...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by andreas, on May 11, 2010 at 8:46 pm | 13 comments | 1794 Views

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Palo Alto eyes 'resource recovery' recycling center

While a proposed composting operation remains in limbo, Palo Alto is considering building new facilities near the baylands...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 13, 2010 at 4:09 am | 3 comments | 1580 Views

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Former Mayor Gary Fazzino fights serious illness

Former Palo Alto mayor and longtime City Council member Gary Fazzino has been tentatively diagnosed with multiple myeloma,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Diane Klezun, on May 20, 2010 at 5:13 am | 25 comments | 1959 Views

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Palo Alto proposes fees for parks, programs

Palo Alto's art lovers, park visitors and young actors are likely to feel the sting of the city's budget deficit after a...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Dan, on May 14, 2010 at 4:34 pm | 50 comments | 2509 Views

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Palo Alto backs Gilroy against water district

Palo Alto and Gilroy don't seem like natural bedfellows, but the two cities are now united in opposition against a redistricting...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Gus, on May 12, 2010 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 1555 Views

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Editorial: Rich Gordon for Assembly

Considering the mess awaiting the successful state Assembly candidate in November, it is surprising to see such diversity...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Gordon, on May 25, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 8 comments | 2087 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>THE CUBS HAVE GROWN ... </B>Though Palo Alto's <B>Cubberley High School</B> graduated its last senior class in 1979,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by Valoran Hanko, on May 26, 2010 at 8:09 am | 3 comments | 1903 Views

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Board of Contributors: A new volunteer gig : 'muscular mediation'?

I am very excited about my new volunteer endeavor &#8212; being a mediator with the Palo Alto Mediation Program. Read the...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by dott31, on May 17, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 1503 Views

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Caltrain asserts itself in race for federal funds

The two agencies responsible for building the Peninsula section of the high-speed-rail system now find themselves in a competitive...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Richard, on May 20, 2010 at 9:03 am | 7 comments | 1533 Views

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Palo Alto to host meeting on rail design tonight

Palo Alto will host the first of two meetings tonight (Tuesday) to gather residents' input about the California High-Speed...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Ninimbys, on May 28, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 10 comments | 1524 Views

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Nurses' union seeks binding arbitration in dispute

The nurses' union has asked Stanford and Lucile Packard hospitals to enter binding arbitration to settle their bitter contract...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by jb, on May 28, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 58 comments | 2249 Views

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Study lists impacts of Stanford hospitals 'renewal'

Stanford University Medical Center's sweeping proposal to rebuild and expand its hospital facilities threatens to bring --...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Paying Attention, on May 24, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 1907 Views

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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 | 2491 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 | 2019 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 | 2067 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 | 1608 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 | 1695 Views
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