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Five-car pile-up in underpass stalls Oregon

Five vehicles were involved in an apparent rear-end chain-reaction crash Wednesday afternoon, resulting in traffic backups...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 14, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 8 comments | 1505 Views

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California Ave. fountain voting 'through the roof'

The second California Avenue controversy -- what kind of fountain should replace the old, damaged one at the end of the business...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Alexis Moiseyev, on Jan 18, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 7 comments | 1550 Views

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Fearful residents press city for emergency alerts

How often is too often to be notified of crime happening in one's neighborhood? In the wake of a string of armed robberies...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by danger to society, on Jan 17, 2011 at 6:09 pm | 20 comments | 2652 Views

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Palo Altans love their town, dislike developments

Palo Alto residents generally love their city, but their enthusiasm plummets when it comes to new developments, a new survey...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Resident 1, on Jan 25, 2011 at 12:06 pm | 26 comments | 2948 Views

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Videos reveal profanity-laced exchange

Videos from Palo Alto police vehicle and Taser cameras released Tuesday (Jan. 18) revealed an expletive-laced exchange between...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by MidTown Guy, on Jan 27, 2011 at 6:22 pm | 18 comments | 3200 Views

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'Free at Last' celebrates 17 years of helping people

"Free at Last," an organization that for 17 years has helped people escape from drugs and alcohol and become free and productive,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Ravenswood, on Jan 22, 2011 at 11:09 am | 3 comments | 1388 Views

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Officials, city leaders attend 'Save Caltrain' summit

Local transportation agencies should be merged and their funds used to support a regional transit agency, state Assemblyman...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by collegestudent08, on Mar 5, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 27 comments | 6145 Views

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Palo Alto's smaller staff struggles with workload

After two years of big budget cuts and a wave of employee retirements, Palo Alto's shrinking staff is struggling to keep...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by Wilson, on Jan 26, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 31 comments | 3567 Views

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Palo Alto Mayor Sid Espinosa to deliver 'State of the City' tonight

Palo Alto Mayor Sid Espinosa is scheduled to present the State of the City address at 7 p.m. tonight (Jan. 24) in the Cubberley...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by bill, on Jan 24, 2011 at 10:07 pm | 8 comments | 1354 Views

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Board to discuss elementary math program

With a controversial new elementary math curriculum well into its second year, a discussion of elementary math "instruction...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 26, 2011 at 8:32 am | 21 comments | 2667 Views

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Espinosa pledges openness, urges civic involvement

Palo Alto has much to cheer about in 2011, but challenges that dominated the city's attention last year will remain front...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by oy!, on Jan 25, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 11 comments | 2589 Views

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Video places Zumot at hookah lounge just after fire

About eight minutes after Palo Alto firefighters received a call about a fire on Addison Avenue in Palo Alto, Bulos Zumot...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2465 Views

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InnVision Clara-Mateo shelter to close

Clara-Mateo Alliance, a shelter in Menlo Park for homeless families and single adults, will be closed, its parent organization,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by mimi, on Feb 2, 2011 at 9:14 am | 32 comments | 2700 Views

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Deaths

JoAnne Horsfall Beasley Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=3552 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2011
Last comment by One of Tesler's GC, on Jan 30, 2011 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1827 Views

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Skelly: Parents wrestle with expectations of kids

Palo Alto parents often fear that their children will not stand out in the sea of high-achievers, but Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by parent of paly senior, on Feb 2, 2011 at 5:54 pm | 45 comments | 3345 Views

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Palo Alto braces for rising water rates

Palo Altans could face years of steep water-rate increases, including a 12.5 percent jump in July, because of regional efforts...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 10, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 32 comments | 2547 Views

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Couple arrested for DUI at Palo Alto golf course

A man and woman who allegedly had a drinking rendezvous at the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course netted double DUI arrests...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Feb 7, 2011 at 7:49 am | 26 comments | 1917 Views

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Utility pole catches fire in Palo Alto, people evacuate

A fire on a transmission pole temporarily shut down Cambridge Avenue in Palo Alto this morning. ==B Video by Tyler Hanley/Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Get the Fact Correct, on Feb 2, 2011 at 8:46 pm | 7 comments | 1921 Views

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Tech firms pledge to help fund Stanford expansion

A corporate-philanthropy program that aims to raise as much as $150 million for the proposed Stanford Hospitals & Clinics...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 2, 2011 at 5:06 pm | 7 comments | 1789 Views

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Merge Palo Alto fire stations, consultants say

The Palo Alto Fire Department should merge the Hanover Street and Arastradero Road fire stations, reorganize its top management...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Concerned in Foothills, on Feb 7, 2011 at 5:06 pm | 39 comments | 4285 Views
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