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Water officials eye replacing Newell Road Bridge

A flood-prone bridge that spans the San Francisquito Creek and connects Palo Alto and East Palo Alto could soon be replaced...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 12, 2011 at 8:59 am | 33 comments | 2816 Views

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Hitting the restart button

Inside Palo Alto's newly renovated Downtown Library recently, Cornelia van Aken rattled off a list of new programs the staff...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by KC, on Jul 19, 2011 at 3:23 pm | 15 comments | 340363 Views

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Two agencies to take up Cubberley issue Monday

The future of Cubberley Community Center hangs in the balance as two public agencies prepare to take up the issue Monday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 11, 2011 at 5:50 pm | 9 comments | 2061 Views

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Local retailers feel Internet heat

The sole of Palo Alto has felt a great loss. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15195...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 13, 2011 at 10:19 pm | 61 comments | 3614 Views

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Editorial: Whither the recycling center?

While the primary focus of Tuesday night's meeting of the City Council Finance Committee was how to address a $3.7 million...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by single bin user, on Jul 11, 2011 at 6:13 am | 1 comment | 2203 Views

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Palo Alto will not sell Cubberley site

Foothill College's prospects for building a major education center in south Palo Alto suffered a fatal blow Tuesday morning...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by pa parent, on Jul 28, 2011 at 11:33 pm | 7 comments | 2946 Views

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Palo Alto may require mediation for labor disputes

If Palo Alto voters decide to strike the binding-arbitration provision from the City Charter this fall, the city could adopt...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jul 15, 2011 at 11:13 pm | 14 comments | 2649 Views

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Plan to replace Newell Road Bridge moves forward

Palo Alto officials threw their support behind a proposal to replace the narrow Newell Road Bridge -- a project that they...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 18, 2011 at 11:39 am | 28 comments | 2127 Views

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Planners urge extension of Arastradero Road trial

Depending on who is talking, Palo Alto's lane-reduction experiment at Arastradero Road is either making the busy segment...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Directly Impacted, on Aug 3, 2011 at 10:03 am | 41 comments | 3301 Views

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Editorial: Outlook brightens to replace Newell Road bridge

Helped along with the prospect of a generous grant from the state Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and funding from...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 19, 2011 at 12:59 am | 16 comments | 1652 Views

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Volunteers push for 'universal' playground in Palo Alto

When Olenka Villarreal talks about creating a level playing field for Palo Alto's children, she isn't merely reaching for...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by work, on Jul 23, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 16 comments | 4880 Views

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Palo Alto Borders bookstore to close

Borders bookstore in downtown Palo Alto will close by the end of September as part of the liquidation of the national chain,...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Alysha Crawford, on Aug 29, 2011 at 8:05 pm | 52 comments | 17793 Views

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Homeless residents pan car-dwelling ban

Homeless residents and advocates pleaded with Palo Alto officials on Monday night to rethink their plan to ban vehicle dwelling...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 1, 2013 at 11:29 pm | 126 comments | 7014 Views

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Arbitration repeal heads to Palo Alto ballot

Palo Alto voters will have a chance in November to repeal a local law that empowers an arbitration panel to settle labor...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 19, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 19 comments | 5061 Views

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Downtown without Borders: retailers ponder the future

With the demise of Borders bookstore, an anchor of downtown Palo Alto, retailers lamented the loss of a gathering spot and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on Apr 30, 2012 at 9:56 am | 57 comments | 20167 Views

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Editorial: Breathing room for car dwellers

Surprised by the intensity of the negative reaction from some segments of the faith community and others grappling with the...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by James, on Oct 24, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 31 comments | 3104 Views

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Photo essay: No ordinary summer

Today's Bay Area campers are learning more than just how to make friendship bracelets. ==B Photos by Veronica Weber/Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by rock camp rocks, on Jul 28, 2011 at 3:23 pm | 3 comments | 10139 Views

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Palo Alto adds fee to garbage bills

Palo Alto's garbage rates are scheduled to rise in the fall for the second year in a row, but this time every residential...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by CA-Barbie, on Aug 5, 2011 at 5:31 pm | 39 comments | 4995 Views

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Palo Alto's largest union agrees to pay freeze

With fiscal deficits looming on Palo Alto's horizon, pay freezes have become the new normal for the city's largest workers...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 27, 2011 at 9:10 am | 5 comments | 1700 Views

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City banks on Stanford cash for major projects

Palo Alto officials are just starting the long process of allocating about $40 million that the city is scheduled to receive...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by pa parent, on Jul 28, 2011 at 11:18 pm | 24 comments | 2055 Views
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