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Is there a water problem ?

The water is awfully deep on University around Chaucer St. I just tried to drive over to the Chaucer St. Bridge to see...

Original post made by Anon. on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 23, 2012 at 6:11 pm | 2 comments | 2284 Views

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2013: The Year of the Future

With the post-recession triage now in the past and local sales-tax revenues climbing, 2013 promises to be a year of regrouping,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Boring, on Jan 4, 2013 at 9:03 pm | 2 comments | 3862 Views

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Greg Scharff's surge to the top

To most Palo Alto residents, Greg Scharff was a political wild card in 2009, the year he decided to run for City Council. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jeremy Loski, on Jan 12, 2013 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 3328 Views

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Letters

Arrillaga the philanthropist? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18312 posted...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Anthropologist, on Jan 24, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 2 comments | 2656 Views

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Avenidas makes plans for Palo Alto wellness center

A consortium of senior and health-services organizations are looking for land to build a wellness center that would focus...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 28, 2013 at 5:51 pm | 2 comments | 2788 Views

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Council looks to swear in new members earlier

Seeking to solve what they call "legal and practical problems," two members of the Palo Alto City Council are urging their...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jan 31, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 3108 Views

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Guest Opinion: A child shall lead the way -- with a good deal of help

When the Opportunity Center officially opens on Sunday, the ribbon-cutter will be my 7-year-old son, Isaac. He's been waiting...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Kevin, on Feb 6, 2013 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 7487 Views

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Arastradero arson suspect deemed unfit for trial

Damon Luce, the man accused of setting several fires at the Arastradero Preserve in Palo Alto, was found mentally unfit to...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 8, 2013 at 2:28 am | 2 comments | 2777 Views

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City Council aims for less talk, more action

The topic of too much talking at City Council meetings has become an irksome problem for Palo Alto's council members, prompting...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Scharff and Klein, on Feb 8, 2013 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 3389 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: PaloAltoGreen program; 'Student connectedness'

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=28551...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Disconnected, on Feb 9, 2013 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 2920 Views

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Repairs to impact traffic on Embarcadero

Traffic is expected to slow down on Embarcadero Road and Bryant Street in Palo Alto this week while the city repairs a storm...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by sonny, on Feb 13, 2013 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 1887 Views

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Website for detecting plagiarism is trading post for English papers

An Internet-based plagiarism detector has become not only a tool for teachers but also a plagiarism instructor for students...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Ridiculoso, on Feb 25, 2013 at 7:51 am | 2 comments | 12462 Views

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Salon workers win class-action lawsuit

Four former employees of Natalie Salon, joined by more than 100 others, settled their class-action lawsuit for $750,000 against...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Gone baby gone, on Mar 6, 2013 at 7:15 am | 2 comments | 3097 Views

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Shop Talk

<B><B>CAFE SOPHIA CLOSES ... </B>It's the end of the line for Midtown Palo Alto's cozy Afghani restaurant. <B>Cafe Sophia</B>...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by So, so sorry, on Mar 7, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 2991 Views

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Law firms protest plan to close mobile park

A controversial proposal to turn Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park into a dense housing development is facing opposition...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Mar 12, 2013 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 1928 Views

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Robert Smithwick, Foothill's 'founding father' dies

Robert Smithwick, a founder of Foothill College who served as a trustee for nearly 35 years, died Friday at his home in Los...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by A good life well lived, on Mar 25, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 1622 Views

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Legal demand shuts down Edgewood Eats

An attorney's letter citing several City of Palo Alto ordinances has shut down the popular food-truck event Edgewood Eats. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 2, 2013 at 5:14 pm | 2 comments | 1615 Views

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Planned dog park in north Palo Alto hits a snag

Palo Alto's plan to give residents in the north part of the city their first dog park is now in limbo after officials learned...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Just as Well, on Apr 3, 2013 at 4:06 pm | 2 comments | 2396 Views

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On Deadline: A big transition coming in the long urgency of local environmental activism

The impending retirement of Michael Closson after a decade leading the Palo Alto-based environmental organization Acterra...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Apr 13, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 8008 Views

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RECENT HOME SALES

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29386 posted Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 10:53...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by No KB for me, on Apr 24, 2013 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments | 2323 Views
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