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Palo Alto plans major revamp of Fire Department

Firefighters are typically associated in the popular imagination with burning buildings, wildfires and disaster response....

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 10, 2012 at 11:37 am | 32 comments | 2158 Views

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Last chance for Hohbach project

Developer Harold Hohbach's stubbornness in improving the design of his proposed mixed rental housing and research and development...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by horrified, on Aug 22, 2012 at 11:28 pm | 31 comments | 1736 Views

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Palo Alto council to debate budget changes

A budget that includes fee increases for a wide range of services, higher rates for plots at community gardens and elimination...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 12, 2012 at 11:41 am | 51 comments | 1402 Views

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Palo Alto looks to 'Friends' group for budget help

Faced with growing expenditures and persistent budget deficits, Palo Alto is increasingly looking to volunteers and community...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by jardins, on Jun 14, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 36 comments | 1758 Views

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Palo Alto attorney seeks seat on City Council

Attorney Marc Berman, a former state Assembly candidate who had spent much of the past year surveying Palo Alto's infrastructure...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 1399 Views

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Private funds may help solve public-safety dilemma

Palo Alto's long and winding voyage to replace its cramped police headquarters took a new turn Wednesday night when city...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Employee and Resident , on Jun 16, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 17 comments | 1996 Views

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Palo Alto looks to expand plastic-bag ban

Palo Alto's crusade against plastic bags will significantly expand in the coming months as city officials plow forth with...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Seeker of Truth, on Jun 16, 2012 at 11:20 pm | 32 comments | 2914 Views

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Hacker holds dental office database for ransom

A Palo Alto dentist's database was hacked and an unknown individual held its contents for $3,000 ransom, police said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Vikas Bhatia, on Sep 14, 2012 at 1:34 pm | 4 comments | 2338 Views

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Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce CEO resigns

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce is once again looking for a new leader after its president announced Thursday that he is...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Guest, on Jun 17, 2012 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 1465 Views

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Professorville may soon get permit-parking program

After complaining for years about a dearth of parking in their historic downtown neighborhood, Professorville residents may...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Michael Vilain, on Jun 23, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 42 comments | 3109 Views

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Palo Alto's animal services get help from county

Palo Alto's financially troubled animal-services operation received a welcome boost Friday when the Santa Clara County Board...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Michele, on Jun 19, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 18 comments | 1795 Views

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History museum may seek corporate tenants

Palo Alto's drive to turn the famous Roth Building on Homer Avenue into a history museum has a long and twisted history of...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by lazlo, on Jun 21, 2012 at 9:30 pm | 12 comments | 1840 Views

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Water-main break on Lytton forces evacuation

A gushing water main caused a four-story building to be evacuated and shut down part of Lytton Avenue Tuesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Yikes! water pipe, on Jun 20, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 1265 Views

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Revised 'Park Plaza' wins staff endorsement

A controversial quest by Harold Hohbach to build a three-story development on Page Mill Road could finally reach its terminus...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by jm, on Jun 21, 2012 at 8:07 pm | 4 comments | 1187 Views

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Plans for Rinconada Park renovation underway

Plans for a renovated, better-connected Rinconada Park in Palo Alto are underway, but residents won't see major changes any...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 25, 2012 at 8:41 am | 28 comments | 2123 Views

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Editorial: A worthless permit parking test

If the city is truly committed to giving Professorville and other residents living in homes adjacent to downtown some protection...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by matthew, on Jul 7, 2012 at 9:47 pm | 32 comments | 3169 Views

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Local Realtors dominate national rankings

The nation's top hotshot Realtors come from Palo Alto and Menlo Park, along with other local cities, according to a new report...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Jun 12, 2014 at 4:57 pm | 9 comments | 2742 Views

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Palo Alto mulls revisions to cell tower policies

Seeking to improve porous cell-phone coverage and meet a growing demand for wireless service, Palo Alto officials will consider...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by No Hypocrisy Here, on Jul 2, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 19 comments | 3136 Views

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Harold Hohbach's 'Park Plaza' project wins approval

After years of litigation, appeals, revisions and public hearings, developer Harold Hohbach finally claimed on Monday the...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Waahhh!!, on Jul 23, 2012 at 6:52 pm | 8 comments | 2335 Views

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Only one Palo Alto church offers parking to campers

Out of 42 Palo Alto churches only one congregation is offering its parking lot so that people who live in their cars can...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by N, on Jul 16, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 120 comments | 11771 Views
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