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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Voters strike down binding arbitration in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's longstanding practice of forcing disputes between the city and its public-safety workers to go to arbitration...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by bill g , on Nov 14, 2011 at 10:03 pm | 55 comments | 2283 Views

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Plan for a Baylands waste facility surges ahead

Palo Alto voters made a strong statement in favor of keeping composting local Tuesday night when they passed Measure E, allowing...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 14, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 64 comments | 2635 Views

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Election results: Measure D and Measure E

Election results for Palo Alto's Measure D and Measure E ==I (Majority vote wins)==. Information from the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Marie, on Nov 9, 2011 at 12:00 pm | 7 comments | 1567 Views

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Man killed in Palo Alto Tuesday identified

A pedestrian who was struck and killed by a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority bus in Palo Alto Tuesday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Bike Commuter, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:09 am | 5 comments | 1412 Views

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Editorial: Strong majority approve Measures D, E

Despite the absence of a City Council race on the ballot, Palo Alto voters strongly approved measures that will improve the...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Dear Oh, on Nov 16, 2011 at 11:46 pm | 29 comments | 1791 Views

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High-speed rail hit with legal setback

A coalition that includes Menlo Park, Atherton and Palo Alto scored a legal victory over the California High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Midtown Man, on Nov 15, 2011 at 8:25 am | 38 comments | 2955 Views

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Palo Alto traffic stop yields shooting victim

A driver stopped by Palo Alto police Saturday night was found to have been shot moments before in East Palo Alto, but the...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Another idea, on Nov 15, 2011 at 1:37 pm | 4 comments | 1221 Views

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Rail advocates, critics to face off in Palo Alto

Top officials from the California High-Speed Rail Authority will join some of the rail project's toughest critics in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Babies, on Nov 16, 2011 at 11:19 pm | 7 comments | 1348 Views

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The Big Game spirit will renew Stanford's energy

If there's one game that can quickly re-awaken a Stanford football player's competitive spirit, it's the Big Game. It's officially...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by John R. Grout, on Nov 15, 2011 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 1369 Views

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City rethinks plan to scrap composting operation

Palo Alto's composting operation, which was slated to shut down within about a month, could get a new lease on life thanks...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by judith, on Nov 17, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 11 comments | 9689 Views

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High-speed rail hearing draws hundreds to Palo Alto

Critics and supporters of California's proposed high-speed rail system faced off Tuesday in Palo Alto over a $98.5 billion...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 24, 2011 at 2:26 pm | 38 comments | 2067 Views

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Palo Alto icon Ruth Spangenberg dies at 92

Ruth Beahrs Spangenberg, 92, co-founder of the Committee for Green Foothills and a longtime contributor to the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ronna Devincenzi, on Nov 16, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 2 comments | 1249 Views

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Palo Alto is California's 'most educated city'

Palo Alto is California's most educated city, according to a report by California Watch. Nearly eight in 10 residents aged...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Antoine Dodson, on Nov 19, 2011 at 4:09 am | 45 comments | 4592 Views

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Palo Alto relaxes parking rules for holiday season

Palo Alto shoppers will get a slight reprieve from the city's parking laws this holiday season -- an extra hour of free parking...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 21, 2011 at 10:41 am | 4 comments | 1327 Views

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Palo Alto names new city auditor

Palo Alto has completed its search for a new city auditor Thursday, tapping a veteran from San Diego County for the post. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Waiting-For-A-Good-Auditor, on Nov 19, 2011 at 7:20 am | 5 comments | 11628 Views

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Judge halts plan to cut lanes on Cal Ave

Palo Alto has to halt its plan to reduce lanes on California Avenue and reconsider its environmental analysis of the streetscaping...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by keenplanner, on Nov 24, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 59 comments | 2431 Views

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Editorial: The achievement treadmill

There is some irony that the same week we learn that Palo Alto is the most educated city in California, if not the nation,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 28, 2011 at 12:25 pm | 5 comments | 1378 Views

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Editorial: The achievement treadmill

There is some irony that the same week we learn that Palo Alto is the most educated city in California, if not the nation,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by Yes but, on Nov 20, 2011 at 6:15 pm | 8 comments | 1502 Views

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Palo Alto celebration features pilgrim's diary

Almost four centuries have passed since the first Thanksgiving. On Tuesday (Nov. 22) night a Palo Alto gathering will recall...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Carlito Waysman, on Nov 23, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 1184 Views

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Palo Alto tries to curb Mitchell Park Library costs

Concerned about growing construction costs at the Mitchell Park Library and Community Center, Palo Alto officials have hired...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by fail, on Nov 28, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 39 comments | 13327 Views
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