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<B><B>FOR THE MAN WHO HAS EVERYTHING ... </B>Interrupted by a female autograph-seeker, football Hall of Famer and former...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by PV Resident, on Oct 14, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 1651 Views

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Guest Opinion: No on Measure D

We believe there is a better solution than the outright repeal of binding arbitration, as proposed by Measure D, and encourage...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 30, 2011 at 11:32 pm | 9 comments | 15742 Views

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SummerHill's 10-home proposal hits final stretch

A proposal by a local developer to build 10 homes on a highly coveted south Palo Alto site is expected to clear its final...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by No give up, on Oct 17, 2011 at 2:07 pm | 5 comments | 1445 Views

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Palo Alto approves new firefighter contract

Palo Alto's tortuous struggle with its firefighters union over a new labor deal came to an official conclusion Monday night...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by JC Meoff, on Oct 26, 2011 at 9:55 am | 22 comments | 12506 Views

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VIDEO: El Camino Park set for reservoir, renovation

Palo Alto Mayor Sid Espinosa and City Manager Jim Keene spoke at El Camino Park Monday (Oct. 17) during a special groundbreaking...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Oct 18, 2011 at 1:05 pm | 4 comments | 2963 Views

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Superintendent: district still on track to buy land

The Palo Alto school district remains on track to acquire a coveted 2.6-acre parcel on San Antonio Road, school officials...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by varnish, on Oct 18, 2011 at 9:52 pm | 8 comments | 1640 Views

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Palo Alto charges forth with electric-vehicle plan

With Palo Alto companies and residents leading the charge in the emerging field of electric vehicles, city officials are...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Energy sucker, on Oct 24, 2011 at 11:20 am | 29 comments | 2872 Views

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Palo Alto sees good news on revenue front

Rising revenues and savings in a new firefighter contract have brought Palo Alto a rare bit of good news on the financial...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by george, on Oct 21, 2011 at 4:20 pm | 7 comments | 1697 Views

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Battle over the Baylands

The brown and dusty expanse of barren land next to Palo Alto's water-treatment plant looks like an unlikely setting for the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by David, on Oct 2, 2014 at 4:31 pm | 37 comments | 5111 Views

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Checking the facts on Measure E

What supporters and opponents of Measure E are saying. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22946...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Tom Jordan, on Oct 27, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 26 comments | 4206 Views

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Editorial: Yes on E

It is difficult to imagine any other city engaging in the kind of hard-fought battle that has characterized the debate over...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter Sedriks, on Oct 30, 2011 at 4:19 am | 137 comments | 5569 Views

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Legal battle could threaten labor-reform measure

Palo Alto's high-profile fight with its public-safety unions over labor reform will not end on Election Day, when voters...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2011
Last comment by City Booster, on Nov 4, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 25 comments | 2248 Views

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Obama lunch offers inside look at campaign finance

Spots were still available late Sunday for a Tuesday lunch with President Obama in exchange for a $5,000 donation to the...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Oct 25, 2011 at 11:31 am | 40 comments | 2666 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Edgewood Plaza renovation; Report on college-preparation trends

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings this week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22969...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by D, on Oct 25, 2011 at 11:55 am | 1 comment | 1366 Views

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Palo Alto hires new chief information officer

City Manager James Keene has selected Jonathan Reichental to be Palo Alto's chief information officer, the city announced...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Oct 29, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 10 comments | 13367 Views

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Changes coming to California Avenue

This video about proposed changes to Palo Alto's California Avenue was produced by Palo Alto resident Roland Vogl -- a graduate...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Former Vice Mayor Palo Alto, on Jan 15, 2014 at 1:01 pm | 47 comments | 4749 Views

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Fire union funds pour into 'No on D' race

More than $70,000 in contributions from public safety unions have poured into the "No on Measure D" campaign in the past...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Lupe, on Oct 31, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 18 comments | 1740 Views

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For Measure E, 'yes' outpaces 'no' in fundraising

The "Yes on Measure E" campaign outpaced the "No on Measure E" campaign in fundraising, according to campaign finance reports...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2011
Last comment by Elaine Elbizri, on Nov 6, 2011 at 1:27 pm | 8 comments | 2117 Views

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Police identify Palo Alto gunpoint-robbery suspect

Police have identified the suspect in a recent armed robbery in downtown Palo Alto and are trying to track him down, Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2011
Last comment by Time-For-Downtown-Surveillance-Technology, on Nov 1, 2011 at 6:48 am | 8 comments | 1543 Views

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Palo Alto considers new features for golf course

The Palo Alto Golf Course will have to offer more than just golf if it is to be profitable in the long run, a consultant...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by unknown, on Nov 7, 2011 at 5:03 pm | 27 comments | 2397 Views
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