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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor's wish list: Volunteers with the giving spirit

It is easy to assume that all Palo Altans are well off, but as evidenced by the nearly 500 people who were provided free...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Sandy Peters, on Nov 29, 2011 at 9:03 pm | 6 comments | 1336 Views

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Palo Alto tries to put California Avenue project back on track

When Palo Alto officials meet next Monday to approve a plan to cut lanes and add streetscape improvements to California Avenue,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by protect the pedestrians, on Nov 28, 2011 at 4:48 pm | 2 comments | 881 Views

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Memorial service Dec. 17 for former Mayor Jim Burch

James E. Burch, former Palo Alto mayor, military veteran, advertising executive, and lifelong anti-war and environmental...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Llinda and Mike Hogan, on Dec 29, 2011 at 4:07 pm | 45 comments | 2946 Views

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High winds expected to whip through Bay Area

PG&E is preparing for strong winds that are expected to hit the Bay Area over the next two days. The utility is anticipating...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by peninsula commuter, on Dec 2, 2011 at 6:12 am | 9 comments | 1127 Views

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Police investigate armed robbery at Stanford apartment

Two armed robbers forced their way into a Stanford student's apartment Tuesday night (Nov. 29) and held up the male resident,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by antown, on Dec 1, 2011 at 2:39 pm | 21 comments | 2376 Views

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California Avenue fountain, park designs unveiled

Three designs for the California Avenue fountain plaza were unveiled by Palo Alto officials at a community meeting Tuesday....

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by paloaltotreewatch, on Dec 6, 2011 at 8:52 pm | 39 comments | 2689 Views

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Arrest made in burglary at Duveneck

Seven people have been linked to a school burglary that occurred in Palo Alto over the summer, police said today. Several...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by monarch, on Dec 2, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 15 comments | 1362 Views

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Editorial: A first step on bridge

Representing one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the state, it was not surprising to see the City Council fall head...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by peanuts, on Aug 29, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 19 comments | 1422 Views

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Palo Alto golf course faces uncertain future

An effort by Palo Alto and its neighbors to calm the volatile San Francisquito Creek is prompting city officials to take...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by jim, on Dec 6, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 12 comments | 1362 Views

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Palo Alto Knights' Pee Wees will play for third place

One championship dream has ended but another continues for the Palo Alto Knights' program at the American Youth Football...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Correction Needed, on Dec 8, 2011 at 12:48 pm | 5 comments | 1197 Views

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Palo Alto beefs up Development Center staffing

Palo Alto officials forged ahead this week with a plan to streamline the city's notoriously complex permitting process when...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Dec 10, 2011 at 12:13 am | 7 comments | 1103 Views

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Palo Alto taps veteran to lead emergency-preparedness effort

After months of searching, Palo Alto officials didn't have to look far to find a leader for its newly created Office of Emergency...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by apbinfo, on Dec 13, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 9 comments | 1489 Views

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Nix high-speed-rail project, council members say

Palo Alto on Thursday cemented its position as the vanguard of opposition to California's proposed high-speed-rail line when...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by MenloParkJim, on Mar 17, 2012 at 3:08 pm | 35 comments | 3938 Views

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Editorial: Handicapping the golf course

Perhaps there is a silver lining in a flood-control proposal that would place a new levee on part of the Palo Alto Municipal...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by more free space, on Dec 9, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 1188 Views

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Palo Alto bids farewell to 'Downtown' Sandra Brown

After nearly a quarter century of patrolling the streets, testifying at trials, and counseling students, "Downtown" Sandra...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Tony Ciampi, on Dec 15, 2011 at 7:53 pm | 20 comments | 2137 Views

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Residents near creek may be asked to tax themselves

With federal funding up in the air, Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park officials may look to residents who live near...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 16, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 33 comments | 4908 Views

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Palo Alto eyes major changes to Cogswell Plaza

Seeking to spruce up and revitalize one of downtown's most neglected open-space areas, Palo Alto officials are planning to...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by A need, on Dec 15, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 5 comments | 1667 Views

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Man attacked with a bat in downtown Palo Alto

A man who had been out drinking in downtown Palo Alto bars was attacked and beaten with a bat or stick near Pizza My Heart...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 16, 2011 at 12:02 pm | 30 comments | 5919 Views

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Holiday feature: Best bets for pets

Most people consider their pets -- be they dogs, cats, birds or bunnies -- part of the family. And according to a recent...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 20, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 1440 Views

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Busy Palo Alto intersection could see new hotel

The latest addition to Palo Alto's dynamic hotel scene could soon go up near one of the busiest intersections on the south...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on Dec 19, 2011 at 1:53 pm | 11 comments | 2061 Views
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