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Holiday Fund awards $400K in grants

For its 20th annual Holiday Fund, the Palo Alto Weekly awarded $400,000 in grants -- the greatest amount given in the fund's...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 25, 2014 at 3:59 am | 2 comments | 3105 Views

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Boy Scout advocates for street safety

A Palo Alto Boy Scout is trying to get city officials to change a Middlefield Road crossing he says is dangerous. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Apr 25, 2014 at 7:58 pm | 2 comments | 713 Views

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To Marissa Mayer: Yahoo Redirect Virus or Not?

Hi, I just spent an hour trying to get someone at Yahoo to take this information, since every time I have tried online,...

Original post made by AJ on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by AJ, on May 19, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 774 Views

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Who has been the worst mayor at managing city council meeting in Palo Alto?

Anyone watch the city council meeting tonight? Seems like they're completely out of control - with unrealistic time estimates...

Original post made by OMG on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by Pontification, on May 13, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments | 490 Views

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Karen Holman

[Post removed due to potentially false and defamatory statements.]...

Original post made by Tired of the hypocrisy on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Circle the wagons, on Jun 6, 2014 at 5:30 pm | 2 comments | 508 Views

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Karen Holman

More interesting things appeared today in the Daily Post regarding Karen Holman and money she has received from a developer...

Original post made by Rupert of henzau on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Jun 11, 2014 at 6:14 pm | 2 comments | 521 Views

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Palo Altan wins multi-city apps challenge

A winner in Palo Alto's Apps Challenge has now won a national competition for his software application, which will be developed...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Jun 14, 2014 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 2527 Views

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ShopTalk: Ming's still open, downtown retail moves out

Ming's isn't closing as planned, as construction has been delayed, and two prime retail spaces in downtown Palo Alto are...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Jun 22, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1730 Views

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Palo Alto bar association hosts 'Community Law Night'

Worried about a legal matter or just curious about the fine points of law? The Palo Alto Area Bar Association is holding...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Drums of Autumn, on Jun 27, 2014 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 2027 Views

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Ed Arnold, former Palo Alto mayor and soft-spoken council member, dies at 96

Edward Samuel Arnold, Jr., a longtime stockbroker who served on the Palo Alto City Council for a decade during the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by member, on Jul 19, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 2 comments | 2902 Views

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Council seeks new path to updated growth vision

Faced with four different visions for future growth, Palo Alto's council members quibbled and agonized Wednesday night over...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Input, on Aug 7, 2014 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 358 Views

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Avenidas names new president and CEO

Amy Andonian, a nonprofit executive with experience in services to seniors and caregivers, will become the new president...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Aug 21, 2014 at 4:42 am | 2 comments | 3382 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Bob Wenzlau, Terradex CEO and environmental engineer

Bob Wenzlau, pioneer recycler and compost champion is now focused on what's under our workplaces, schools and homes that...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by Don't-Pay-Any-Attention-To-The-Man-Behind-The-Screen, on Sep 8, 2014 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 2031 Views

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Explain the "new" Town Forum

Maybe someone can explain the new Town Square and specifically the way editing works now. In some threads I see the following "Due...

Original post made by longtime weekly reader on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Sep 20, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 448 Views

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Palo Alto to reconsider closed sessions for labor talks

After weathering criticism for a controversial closed-door discussion in 2012, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday to reconsider...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Sep 23, 2014 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 1402 Views

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City Council race questions ?

I don't have that much time to read the ins and outs about the City Council members, and I don't much trust what they say...

Original post made by BummedOutTheBumsArentOut. on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Sep 25, 2014 at 3:37 am | 2 comments | 311 Views

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The Battle for City Hall: The Residentialists

They say it's not a slate, and we'll take their word for it. The non-slate includes council hopefuls Eric Filseth, Tom DuBois...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by South PA resident, on Oct 10, 2014 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 3185 Views

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Candidate profile: The Negotiator; A.C. Johnston

In the past decade, A.C. Johnston has lived in Tokyo, London, Washington, D.C., and -- for the past two years -- Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Guy_Fawkes, on Oct 14, 2014 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 1287 Views

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Editorial: Yes on Measure B to increase hotel tax

Palo Alto Measure B would increase the city's transient occupancy tax, the tax added to hotel bills for visitors, from 12...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 31, 2014 at 2:02 am | 2 comments | 625 Views

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East Palo Alto City Council, Ravenswood School Board candidates interviews online

East Palo Alto residents still have a chance to hear what City Council and Ravenswood Elementary School District Board candidates...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by revdreileen, on Nov 3, 2014 at 3:42 pm | 2 comments | 2854 Views
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