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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes changes to binding-arbitration law

After balking last year, Palo Alto officials renewed their push Tuesday night to kill or modify a local law that empowers...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by John, on May 14, 2011 at 12:25 pm | 22 comments | 1911 Views

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Stanford Hospital expansion wins key vote

After four years of hearings, debates and negotiations, Stanford University Medical Center's proposal to dramatically expand...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on May 15, 2011 at 11:44 am | 25 comments | 2082 Views

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PaloAltoGreen scores national first-place rating

Ten Palo Alto neighborhoods have helped the city garner first place for renewable-energy participation in a federal Department...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Googlegeek, on May 12, 2011 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 1213 Views

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Stanford trail set to open

A long-awaited trail that runs south of Page Mill Road and Foothill Expressway through the foothills could be open to the...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Joe McAuliffe, on May 24, 2011 at 11:10 pm | 20 comments | 2515 Views

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Letters

Parking prosperity Read the letter to the editor here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14882 posted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Bryan Long, on May 16, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 1507 Views

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COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK: Taking tolerance one step further

Learning to use diversity for positive social change will be the aim of a Sunday (May 15) workshop hosted at the Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Scott, on May 16, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 7 comments | 1267 Views

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Where did that bedroom come from?

Walk into any home, and you will find traces of the people living there now, and all of those who have come before. It is...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 17, 2011 at 11:05 am | 3 comments | 1199 Views

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Expert: DNA match in attempted murder, rape case

Lionel Blanks Jr. of Santa Clara is the source of semen in a brutal rape and attempted murder of a 29-year-old woman, a DNA...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by , on May 17, 2011 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 1741 Views

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Palo Alto creates new 'Hospital District' for Stanford expansion

The largest development project in Palo Alto's history will soon have a brand new zoning district designed specifically to...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Can't believe it!, on May 21, 2011 at 8:49 am | 11 comments | 1724 Views

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Palo Alto traffic disruptions Friday night

Smile and wave if you encounter a swarm of formal-clad bicyclists on Palo Alto streets tonight. Police are warning of "significant...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 21, 2011 at 11:03 pm | 49 comments | 1957 Views

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Residents: High-speed rail would affect home values

If and when high-speed rail is built in Palo Alto, properties and home values will decrease, residents predicted Thursday...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by HSR is a distraction, on May 24, 2011 at 2:02 pm | 33 comments | 2023 Views

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Analysis: The Great Recession's silver lining

A jaunt through Palo Alto City Hall these days can make visitors feel like they're on the set of "Extreme Makeover: Home...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Kalamanjaro, on May 24, 2011 at 2:58 pm | 12 comments | 1841 Views

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Former firefighter threatens police chief, pleads 'no contest'

A former Palo Alto firefighter who has held a grudge against the city for years pleaded no contest on Thursday (May 19) to...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Elwood Blues, on May 20, 2011 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 1409 Views

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Palo Alto pursues 'optimistic' budget for police, fire

Palo Alto's message to its public-safety unions has been clear throughout this budget season: Give the city more than $4...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 28, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 54 comments | 1864 Views

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City may raise fees for car chargers, solar panels

For Palo Alto residents, installing a solar panel or an electric-car charger is about to get a little more expensive. The...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on May 29, 2011 at 10:01 am | 26 comments | 1810 Views

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Historic Juana Briones House coming down

The owner of Palo Alto's oldest home, Juana Briones House, has begun deconstructing the 166-year-old structure after 13 years...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by L'Ann Bingham, on May 1, 2014 at 10:43 pm | 30 comments | 3260 Views

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Downtown hotels look to add five-story 'wing'

The bustling hotel hub next to Palo Alto's downtown transit center may soon become more crowded and luxurious. The owner...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Phil, on May 29, 2011 at 8:11 pm | 7 comments | 1255 Views

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Editorial: Consensus over new hospitals

After a long review process warranted by the massive size of the largest and most complex development project ever considered...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Jun 4, 2011 at 8:41 am | 4 comments | 1239 Views

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Bringing a new culture to hospital care

Kate Meyer wasn't given much time when her 13-year-old son, Clayton Hagy, was diagnosed in 2008 with biophenotypic leukemia....

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by catkady12, on May 30, 2011 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 1303 Views

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Palo Alto's fiber dreams dealt another blow

Palo Alto's decade-long dream of expanding its fiber ring to bring high-speed Internet to every home in the city should be...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by Under the radar, on Dec 31, 2012 at 11:41 pm | 25 comments | 4007 Views
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