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Lytton Plaza and Limitations on Sound Amplification

The Parks and Recreation Commission on Tuesday evening, October 25, will be considering making a recommendation about a draft...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 22, 2011 at 5:28 pm | 2 comments | 1440 Views

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Is the Library website still down?

Hi, I've been trying to access the Library website but haven't been able to connect. Does anyone know if it came back...

Original post made by PA_Mom on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by common sense, on Nov 1, 2011 at 2:27 pm | 2 comments | 1042 Views

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Letters

<B>Free fuel? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15824 posted Friday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2011
Last comment by Measure E deception, on Nov 8, 2011 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 1497 Views

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LIVE election results: Measure D and Measure E

Election results for Palo Alto's Measure D and Measure E will be updated throughout the night beginning around 8 p.m. ==I...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Charlie, on Nov 8, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 1120 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 | 1323 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 | 1286 Views

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Palo Alto tries to put California Avenue project back on track

When Palo Alto officials meet next Monday to approve a plan to cut lanes and add streetscape improvements to California Avenue,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by protect the pedestrians, on Nov 28, 2011 at 4:48 pm | 2 comments | 1191 Views

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Education in Palo Alto: Looking back at 2011

The year began with a triumphant parade for youth, with thousands cheering as Palo Alto High School's state championship...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ann, on Jan 2, 2012 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 2840 Views

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Report: California shouldn't authorize bonds for high-speed rail

http://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/news/2012/01/03/report-calif-high-speed-rail-bonds-6b.html?ed=2012-01-03&s=article_du&ana=e_du_pub Great...

Original post made by Sally12 on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Sally12, on Jan 5, 2012 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 979 Views

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Record $100,000 donated to Holiday Fund

An anonymous $100,000 donation from a Palo Alto family foundation has propelled this year's Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 6, 2012 at 4:06 pm | 2 comments | 1370 Views

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Big Bang in Palo Verde area Tuesday evening.

There was a loud, deep, booming bang in our area Tuesday evening about 7.30. It sounded like a transformer blowing, but as...

Original post made by Palo Verde Resident on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Palo Verde Resident, on Jan 18, 2012 at 7:28 pm | 2 comments | 1122 Views

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Around Town

<B>PRIORITIES ... </B>First the easy part: the City Council decided Saturday to keep all five of the city's 2011 priorities...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 28, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 1322 Views

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Caltrain would fast-track electric

Today's San Francisco Chronicle gives a preview of the plan Governor Brown and his appointees to the California High Speed...

Original post made by Deep Throat on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 14, 2012 at 3:53 am | 2 comments | 1272 Views

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Yeh to present 'State of the City' address tonight

Palo Alto Mayor Yiaway Yeh will highlight the city's recent accomplishments and lay out his vision for the coming year at...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by TV watcher, on Feb 27, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 2 comments | 1360 Views

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Palo Alto to take fresh look at CPI's toxic chemicals

A wave of concerns from Barron Park residents has prompted Palo Alto officials to take a fresh look at the toxic chemicals...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 6, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 1106 Views

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On Deadline: 'A world without newspapers?'

What would it be like to exist in a world &#8212; or a community like Palo Alto &#8212; without newspapers? Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2012
Last comment by real news, on Mar 10, 2012 at 11:11 am | 2 comments | 1600 Views

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Palo Alto picks new Human Resources director

Palo Alto will soon have a new leader in its Human Resources Department -- a veteran attorney whose experience with labor...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 20, 2012 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 1068 Views

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The planting of George Jr.

A new oak tree was planted on Cowper Street in Palo Alto Monday, March 19, at the same site a decades-old coastal live oak...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Grandma, on Mar 21, 2012 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 1401 Views

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Report: Slight rise is state unemployment rate

Bay Area jobless numbers rose slightly in March, following a statewide trend that saw a small uptick in California's unemployment...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2012
Last comment by jobs, on Apr 21, 2012 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 2562 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU ... </B>What happens when 10 people get stuck inside a stuffy elevator for close to an...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 26, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 1433 Views
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