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Saving the Shelter

They arrived en masse, wielding signs, wearing buttons and clutching letters and petitions. By the time the four members...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by businessdecision, on Jun 8, 2012 at 6:31 pm | 54 comments | 35068 Views

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Embattled Page Mill Road project up for fresh hearing

After years of disputes, appeals and revisions, a developer hoping to construct a three-story building on Page Mill Road...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Jun 4, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 12 comments | 2050 Views

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County implements drive-throughs for voters

Santa Clara County voters who have yet to turn in their absentee ballots may do so without stepping out of their cars, thanks...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by neighbornicole, on Jun 5, 2012 at 7:40 am | 4 comments | 1992 Views

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Mitchell Park Library project delayed by a year

The construction of Mitchell Park Library and Community Center has fallen behind by more than a year, prompting Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Confused, on Jun 8, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 37 comments | 19083 Views

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Page Mill Road development nears finish line

After a decade of legal wrangling and plan revisions, developer Harold Hohbach now stands at the cusp of getting Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Jun 6, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 19 comments | 3342 Views

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Palo Alto to re-examine CPI's hazardous materials

Barron Park residents and officials at Communications and Power Industries continue to clash over the company's safety record...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by ufo223, on Jun 6, 2012 at 3:26 pm | 4 comments | 3008 Views

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Simitian easily prevails in three-way county race

With nearly 58 percent of the vote, State Sen. Joe Simitian easily prevailed in the three-way race to represent northern...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Alphonso, on Jun 6, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 6 comments | 1818 Views

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Man killed by train in Mountain View

A man was struck and killed by a southbound train near the San Antonio Road train station in Mountain View Wednesday morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Shana Thomson, on Aug 31, 2012 at 12:00 pm | 6 comments | 1766 Views

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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 | 3300 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 | 2229 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 | 1943 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 | 2234 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 | 1994 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 | 2849 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 | 4068 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 | 3278 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 | 2110 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 | 3922 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 | 2347 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 | 2540 Views
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