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Reflections: Anniversary of EPA plane crash

Today (Feb. 17) marks the first anniversary of the twin-engine Cessna 310R plane crash that knocked out power to Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 17, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 1870 Views

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Stanford, Packard nurses OK potential strike

Nurses for Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's hospitals voted overwhelmingly in favor of a possible strike on Thursday...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Ashley, on Mar 3, 2011 at 3:44 pm | 66 comments | 5977 Views

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Burglar flees Stanford Shopping Center parking lot

A rash of daytime car burglaries took place at Stanford Shopping Center this week, including three today (Feb. 19), according...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by Former Employee, on Jul 17, 2012 at 7:18 am | 21 comments | 4220 Views

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School board to discuss math task force tonight

The Palo Alto school district would convene a parent-teacher task force on elementary school mathematics under a proposal...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Is it really a top priority?, on Feb 23, 2011 at 4:45 pm | 13 comments | 2324 Views

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Work set to begin at busy El Camino intersection

One of Palo Alto's busiest and most dangerous intersections will soon be equipped with larger sidewalks, new signs and bulbouts...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Louise, on Feb 24, 2011 at 12:24 am | 41 comments | 2830 Views

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Palo Alto police apprehend robbery suspect

Police have arrested a San Jose man in connection with the robberies of a pizza delivery man and a woman whose purse was...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 24, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 32 comments | 2350 Views

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Palo Alto wrestles with composting dilemma

The battle between Palo Alto's environmentalists over the future of local composting resumed Wednesday night when both sides...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by New Range Power Corp, on Mar 3, 2011 at 7:24 pm | 18 comments | 5193 Views

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'Hidden' earthquake faults underlay Peninsula

The San Andreas fault might be the iconic expression of the shifting tectonic plates sliding deep beneath Bay Area residents'...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Faulty Info.., on Feb 28, 2011 at 4:00 pm | 14 comments | 20183 Views

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Tall Tree Award winner William Alhouse dies Thursday

William Alhouse, a longtime Palo Alto resident, real-estate agent and community volunteer, died Thursday (Feb. 24). Alhouse,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Dwight Harbaugh, on Mar 10, 2011 at 7:38 pm | 10 comments | 2037 Views

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Light snow sprinkles Peninsula Saturday morning

Record low temperatures combined with rain overnight to create snow throughout the Bay Area at elevations as low as a few...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by Randy, on Feb 26, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 3 comments | 1614 Views

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Mountain View council bans pot dispensaries

Mountain View City Council members backed away from approving an ordinance allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in the...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by John Toalson, on Aug 6, 2011 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 1893 Views

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Palo Alto water rates could jump 12.5 percent

Water rates in Palo Alto would rise by an average 12.5 percent in July under a Utilities Department proposal that a City...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Richard, on Mar 3, 2011 at 11:13 am | 27 comments | 2684 Views

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City of Palo Alto staff salaries decreased in 2010

After years of increases, the salaries of Palo Alto workers took a step in the opposite direction in 2010 as total pay dropped...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 16, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 36 comments | 3161 Views

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Palo Alto makes fresh pitch for Google Fiber

As Google winnows down the field of applicants for its highly coveted "Google Fiber to Community" project, Palo Alto is making...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 4, 2011 at 11:44 am | 8 comments | 2134 Views

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Firefighters' salaries rise in Palo Alto

Defying a citywide trend, members of the Palo Alto Fire Department saw their collective salaries go up by 9 percent between...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 6, 2011 at 10:34 pm | 28 comments | 3514 Views

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Compost plant draws excitement, skepticism

An ambitious and divisive proposal to build a waste-to-energy plant in Byxbee Park won cautious praise from Palo Alto's utility...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 14, 2011 at 1:19 am | 14 comments | 2664 Views

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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 | 2591 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 | 2793 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 | 1500 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 | 3770 Views
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