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PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 | 2400 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 | 1291 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 | 1283 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 | 1663 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 | 1633 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 | 2076 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 | 1733 Views

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Palo Alto to launch fraud hotline for city workers

City workers who sniff out fraud at Palo Alto's City Hall could soon have a new whistle-blowing tool at their disposal. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Doron Levin, on Sep 26, 2011 at 4:03 pm | 6 comments | 1686 Views

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Palo Alto eyes a calmer budget season

Palo Alto's ongoing quest to balance its books, contain rising pensions and obtain concessions from city workers will hit...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Connie Braun MD, on Sep 15, 2011 at 8:42 pm | 19 comments | 3027 Views

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Palo Alto philanthropist Leonard Ely dies at 87

Palo Alto philanthropist Leonard Ely died Friday morning (April 29). He was 87. Ely, a retired auto dealer, was considered...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Carolyn Tucher, on May 2, 2011 at 8:28 pm | 7 comments | 3161 Views

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Editorial: Signal changes make sense

Following the recent fatal accident at the Caltrain tracks and Charleston Road, city officials need to reassess the safety...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2011
Last comment by bicycle box, on Apr 30, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 1484 Views

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HP pledges $25 million to Children's Hospital

HP will give $25 million to Lucile Packard Children's Hospital over the next decade, as well as develop a research initiative...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by PA resident, on May 3, 2011 at 11:26 am | 5 comments | 1458 Views

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Palo Alto to revamp Public Works Department

Seeking to close a $3 million budget gap, Palo Alto officials are proposing to pare down the bureaucracy in city's Public...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by CHinCider, on May 13, 2011 at 10:10 am | 16 comments | 2458 Views

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South Palo Alto housing proposal shot down

After seeing hundreds of housing units pop up in their part of the city over the past decade, dozens of south Palo Alto residents...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Pecuniac, on May 4, 2011 at 11:44 am | 30 comments | 5731 Views

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Palo Alto to share dispatch system with Mountain View, Los Altos

While other Peninsula cities are preparing to merge or outsource their public-safety departments, Palo Alto, Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on May 5, 2011 at 11:21 am | 8 comments | 1793 Views

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Gunn principal, Stanford lecturer, headline panel

Stanford University Senior Lecturer Denise Clark Pope and Gunn High School Principal Katya Villalobos will headline a panel...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by justsayno, on May 5, 2011 at 8:39 pm | 25 comments | 2001 Views

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Breathalyzers found at fault in DUI cases

Santa Clara County prosecutors are taking a fresh look at hundreds of driving-under-the-influence cases in Palo Alto and...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by annoyed, on May 5, 2011 at 7:09 pm | 16 comments | 1798 Views

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Palo Alto takes aim, again, at binding arbitration

As Palo Alto's management and firefighters prepare to take their simmering labor dispute to arbitration, city leaders are...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 7, 2011 at 6:20 am | 19 comments | 2275 Views

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Budget woes spark arts groups' fears, rumors

With city budget pressures causing changes and cuts throughout Palo Alto, rumors about the future use of the Lucie Stern...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on May 6, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 16 comments | 2016 Views

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Palo Alto may merge police, fire

Seeking to curb costs in a time of tight budgets, Palo Alto is considering merging its Police and Fire departments. Read...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by al norte sm, on May 24, 2011 at 9:29 am | 24 comments | 2126 Views
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