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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Growing pains

When developer Jim Baer approached Palo Alto's planning commissioners last month to pitch a glassy, new five-story "gateway"...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Lee Thé, on May 3, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments | 1370 Views

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Palo Alto management, firefighters prepare for arbitration

After nearly a year of talks, Palo Alto's management and its firefighters are preparing to take their heated labor dispute...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 20, 2011 at 8:28 pm | 64 comments | 2448 Views

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Earth Day events to sprout in Palo Alto through April 22

From zooming electric cars to blooming "green" buildings, Palo Alto's environmentalists have much to smile about these days....

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Apr 18, 2011 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 1488 Views

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Editorial: Proposed massage rules overreach

It is welcome news that the city is now reconsidering a controversial portion of a revised ordinance governing massage centers...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1715 Views

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Weekly, Palo Alto Online win top state honors

The Palo Alto Weekly and PaloAltoOnline.com garnered 10 first- and second-place awards Saturday (April 16) in an annual statewide...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by ChrisC, on Apr 18, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 5 comments | 1506 Views

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Two-alarm fire destroys Palo Alto home

A fire destroyed a home in Palo Alto on Saturday (April 16) morning, displacing three people, Palo Alto Fire Battalion Chief...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on Apr 21, 2011 at 9:35 am | 6 comments | 1400 Views

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Caltrain, car death was 'an accident waiting to happen'

The death of an Indiana driver at the Charleston Road train crossing on Friday (April 15) has left many in Palo Alto saying...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Terri, on May 2, 2011 at 5:57 am | 78 comments | 3796 Views

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Reps: High-speed rail should merge with improved Caltrain system in San Jose

Saying that government funding for California's High-Speed Rail program will be "severely limited ... for the foreseeable...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by magneticfield, on Apr 25, 2011 at 10:31 am | 78 comments | 10086 Views

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Palo Alto police prepare for Obama visit

Palo Alto police will beef up staff and work with neighboring law-enforcement agencies when President Barack Obama comes...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Sue Dremann, on Apr 21, 2011 at 11:25 am | 22 comments | 2627 Views

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Rail crossing light changes are 'definitely feasible'

Moving the traffic lights at Caltrain crossings in Palo Alto -- at Charleston Road, East Meadow Drive and Churchill Avenue...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by not safe, on Oct 1, 2011 at 10:08 pm | 18 comments | 1934 Views

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New rail plan wins praise from Palo Alto officials

One day after he unveiled a new vision for high-speed rail, state Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) earned praise from Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Stewart Copeland, on Apr 26, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 20 comments | 1875 Views

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Downtown Palo Alto building sale shatters records

A downtown Palo Alto office building has sold for a record-breaking $900 a square foot, the San Francisco Business Times...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Follow-The-Money, on Apr 24, 2011 at 9:49 am | 15 comments | 1974 Views

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News Digest

<B>AT&T drops plan for cell tower at church Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14754...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Wireless4PaloAlto, on Apr 22, 2011 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 1314 Views

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Developer fights planners' denial of south Palo Alto housing proposal

A developer whose proposal to build a 23-home community in south Palo Alto was rejected by the city's planning commission...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Janet, on Apr 26, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 42 comments | 2350 Views

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Palo Alto to hold marrow drive

The Palo Alto police and fire departments are hoping to add 100 new potential bone marrow donors to the national registry...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by AM, on Apr 25, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 1269 Views

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Citizen Corps to host Safety Faire May 1

If you've never met Sparky the firedog or have wondered what the City of Palo Alto's mobile disaster nerve center looks like,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by David Alan Foster, on Apr 25, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 1251 Views

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City Auditor's Office wins national awards

Leadership turnover hasn't kept the City Auditor's Office in Palo Alto from racking up awards, including a national award...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by Steve McLaughlin, on Jun 12, 2012 at 4:29 pm | 4 comments | 1628 Views

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Holiday Fund recipients awarded $232,000 in grants

Grants totaling $232,000 were awarded to 44 local nonprofits Monday (April 25) thanks to donations raised by the 17th annual...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Chales Halterman, DDS, MA, on May 1, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 1575 Views

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Palo Alto launches gas-safety initiative

The City of Palo Alto Utilities Department has launched a safety initiative to check local sewer systems for crossbores,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Hal, on Jun 13, 2012 at 2:32 pm | 12 comments | 2030 Views

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Visitors wanted

Garages aren't just reserved spaces for parked cars and extra luggage. For some people, the garage is a haven in which they...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on May 2, 2011 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 1691 Views
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