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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 | 1644 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 | 1469 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 | 4310 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 | 10544 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 | 2925 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 | 2499 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 | 1994 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 | 2223 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 | 1409 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 | 2494 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 | 1330 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 | 1333 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 | 1733 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 | 1705 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 | 2163 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 | 1846 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 | 1779 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 | 3143 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 | 3440 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 | 1524 Views
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