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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto, fired library contractor exchange 'cover up' accusations

The court battle between the City of Palo Alto and the contractor it has accused of badly botching the long-delayed construction...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by The Shadow knows........., 0 minutes ago | 26 comments | 1392 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

District to hire temporary water-conservation enforcers

The Santa Clara Valley Water District board of directors last night unanimously approved the hiring of up to 10 temporary...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by musical, 19 minutes ago | 32 comments | 2282 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man punched, knocked unconscious in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are seeking witnesses to a battery that occurred in downtown Palo Alto last Thursday, July 17, when a man...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, 44 minutes ago | 36 comments | 2700 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former planning commission chair Eduardo Martinez dies

Eduardo Martinez, a soft-spoken architect who chaired Palo Alto's Planning and Transportation Commission before stepping...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Eduardo Martinez Jr., 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 2567 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to bolster emergency medical services

With demand for emergency medical services on the rise, the Palo Alto Fire Department is preparing to add a fourth ambulance...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Deep Throat, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 805 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Current council members pull papers for East Palo Alto council race

The East Palo Alto City Council race has stayed relatively quiet so far, with only current council members Ruben Abrica and...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Mark Dinan, 2 hours ago | 15 comments | 721 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two familiar faces enter Palo Alto council race

The crowded race for the Palo Alto City Council further expanded Wednesday, when two familiar candidates -- Mark Weiss and...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by OldAlum, 2 hours ago | 13 comments | 2127 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County embarks on long road to fix congested expressways

Faced with thickening traffic jams throughout its expressway network, Santa Clara County officials are considering a range...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Silly, 2 hours ago | 44 comments | 3384 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto the #1 snobbiest city in the COUNTRY?

Why is this story not published here? Too embarrassing? http://live105.cbslocal.com/2014/07/23/palo-alto-tops-snobbiest-small-cities-in-america-list-followed-by-san-rafael-and-...

Original post made by Blue on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by David, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 141 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford law professor nominated for state Supreme Court

Mariano-Florentino Cuellar, a Mexican-born Stanford Law School professor and former White House official, has been nominated...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by jmc, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 1520 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

YMCA: Shrinking membership is forcing gym closure

Citing for the first time a decline in membership and inability to attract new members due to an increasingly competitive...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mark Duncan, 3 hours ago | 120 comments | 6633 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New head of East Palo Alto rent program resigns

East Palo Alto's Rent Stabilization Program administrator has resigned less than two weeks after his introduction to the...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Balance, 3 hours ago | 11 comments | 923 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lydia Kou joins Palo Alto's council race

The race for the Palo Alto City Council heated up Tuesday as two more residents declared their intentions to run for a seat...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Thanks Frank, 3 hours ago | 38 comments | 3273 Views

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Palo Alto police searching for missing man with dementia

Palo Alto police are searching for a man in his 70s who was last seen on foot walking away from the Stanford Hospital at...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, 4 hours ago | 4 comments | 1041 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Style wars: Is Palo Alto's architecture-review process broken?

Birge Clark wasn't just the most prolific and beloved architect in Palo Alto's history, he may have also been its most content. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by context, 4 hours ago | 78 comments | 6523 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by heyjude, 5 hours ago | 964 comments | 112021 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto lawyer sentenced for bribery attempt

A Palo Alto patent attorney who was convicted of attempting to bribe a police officer and drunken driving after being pulled...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Above the Law, 6 hours ago | 14 comments | 2375 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>NEXT STOP, PULITZER ...</B> Local high school journalism programs cleaned up at this year's <B>San Francisco Peninsula...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 50 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EdTech conference and Google-fest hit Palo Alto this weekend

A glimpse into 22nd century education &#150; and a giant sales pitch for all things Google &#150; are in the offing this...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 8 hours ago | 15 comments | 5581 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County mulls hiring 'water conservation enforcers'

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is set to vote tonight on a staff recommendation to hire up to 10 temporary "water...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 10 hours ago | 33 comments | 1275 Views
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