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Palo Alto committee backs higher water rates

A proposal by Palo Alto's Utilities Department to raise the city's water rates by an average of 12.5 percent in July earned...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 7, 2011 at 11:45 am | 15 comments | 3045 Views

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Hundreds turn out to protest Caltrain cuts

Hundreds of people packed the Caltrain headquarters in San Carlos Thursday to warn transportation officials that cutting...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Axe HSR, on Mar 5, 2011 at 2:38 pm | 32 comments | 3816 Views

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Letters

Caltrain cuts Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14511 posted Friday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 8, 2011 at 11:41 am | 9 comments | 2053 Views

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Enrollment growth on school agenda

With Palo Alto's elementary school classrooms bursting with children, school officials will meet Tuesday, March 8 to discuss...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by interested, on Mar 8, 2011 at 3:21 pm | 218 comments | 5312 Views

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Palo Alto senior-housing complex eyes expansion

Palo Alto Commons, a housing complex for senior citizens on El Camino Way, would get 44 new housing units as well as a new...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 7, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 8 comments | 1710 Views

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Palo Alto OKs expansion of senior complex

Faced with a graying population and a shortage of housing for seniors, the Palo Alto City Council swiftly and happily approved...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 8, 2011 at 4:40 pm | 13 comments | 3547 Views

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Census: Huge spike in Palo Alto's Asian population

Palo Alto's population spiked by almost 10 percent over the past decade, fueled in large part by a growing Asian community,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Aug 22, 2011 at 2:10 pm | 95 comments | 13983 Views

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Palo Alto City Auditor Lynda Brouchoud resigns

Palo Alto's City Auditor Lynda Brouchoud will step down from her position next month, leaving the city with another gaping...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by J94301 , on Mar 11, 2011 at 11:07 am | 9 comments | 2273 Views

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South Palo Alto leads growth, diversity trends

The demographic data that the U.S. Census Bureau released Tuesday is likely to confirm and quantify the observations of residents...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 22, 2011 at 11:52 am | 33 comments | 4263 Views

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Green attorneys clash over Baylands plant

As Palo Alto's environmentalists continue to battle over whether to build a waste-to-energy plant in the Baylands, they are...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Enid Pearson, on Mar 15, 2011 at 11:19 am | 9 comments | 2515 Views

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Regional deal may help Caltrain avert cuts

Drastic cuts to Caltrain rail service are likely to be averted, Steve Heminger, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission's...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by who cares, on Mar 14, 2011 at 7:37 pm | 5 comments | 1977 Views

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New family to run JJ&F grocery in Palo Alto

A new family has taken over operations of JJ&F Food Store in Palo Alto, but just who owns the business is up in the air,...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by They betrayed us, on Mar 18, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 22 comments | 3407 Views

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Palo Alto changes rules for Professorville demolitions

Palo Altans often gripe about the frustrations and complexities of the city's permitting process, but few can match the ordeal...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Give us a break, on Mar 17, 2011 at 2:35 pm | 29 comments | 3281 Views

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Budget deficits forecast for Palo Alto

Recent layoffs and salary freezes will not save the City of Palo Alto from years of budget deficits as health care and pension...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Walter, on Mar 21, 2011 at 10:24 am | 58 comments | 6636 Views

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Palo Alto, Stanford split over 'revenue guarantee' for hospital expansion

Palo Alto and Stanford University remain at odds over whether Stanford should guarantee that its massive hospital expansion...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by repetition, on Mar 21, 2011 at 1:25 pm | 28 comments | 2549 Views

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Palo Alto names Molly Stump new city attorney

Palo Alto concluded its search for a new city attorney Thursday, naming San Francisco Airport General Counsel Molly S. Stump...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Lindsaylee, on Mar 19, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 4 comments | 4210 Views

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Neighborhood group hosts crime-prevention class

Seeking to teach residents to make safe choices if confronted by a robber or burglar, the Palo Alto Neighborhoods (PAN) group...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Annette, on Mar 21, 2011 at 4:38 pm | 4 comments | 1908 Views

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Palo Alto Animal Services holding fundraiser

Palo Alto Animal Services will hold a fundraiser Saturday (March 19) from 1 to 4 p.m. at its headquarters at 3281 East Bayshore...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 19, 2011 at 9:13 pm | 6 comments | 1945 Views

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Palo Alto-based choral group helping Japan through music

A local Japanese choral group that practices at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Palo Alto has made a YouTube video...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Kyoko, on Mar 21, 2011 at 9:33 pm | 2 comments | 2007 Views

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Palo Alto's compost dilemma deepens

The future of Palo Alto's composting returned to the spotlight Monday night as more than 100 residents packed into City Hall...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Mar 23, 2011 at 7:41 pm | 17 comments | 2983 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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