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PAUSD and CPA Officials Should Hold Virtual Office Hours

Transparency continues to be a problem with government, at all levels, in my opinion. Local government agencies, like the...

Original post made by Wayne Martin on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jun 19, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 2239 Views

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Play rooms in the sky

When Anne Frahn's family moved to University Avenue in 2010, their first order of business -- even before remodeling their...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Always wanted one..., on Jun 20, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 4190 Views

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Palo Alto launches contest for bike bridge design

Palo Alto leaders want their new bike bridge to be many things -- elegant, eco-friendly, unique, eye-catching, and above...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 26, 2013 at 8:23 am | 2 comments | 1784 Views

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At Stanford, 3-D printing breaks new ground

People involved with 3-D printing in a vast array of fields -- techies printing their own computer parts, doctors printing...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by Musical Instruments Online, on Oct 7, 2013 at 5:42 am | 2 comments | 13597 Views

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Doc shredding event?

While driving down Alma today, as I passed either E. Meadow or Charleston (I forget which), there was a sign announcing a...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jul 19, 2013 at 11:48 pm | 2 comments | 3029 Views

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Google delays Bay View office project at NASA Ames

After the City Council refused to approve a shuttle bridge for Google over Stevens Creek, Google has announced the delay...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Ivan, on Jul 19, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 4464 Views

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Oregon Expressway improvements being completed by the County of Santa Clara

[letter to City Council, Craig Petersen and Aaron Aknin regarding https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=forums&srcid=MDE5MTM1Njc3MzI4NzczNzYwOTMBMTY4MDUwNjU2MTM1MjIyODYwMDEBcDRST1E...

Original post made by Stan Hutchings on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Jul 20, 2013 at 9:29 am | 2 comments | 2267 Views

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Weigh in on architecture decisions for our city

One citizen living in University South has initiated a survey worthy of your evaluation. Check out www.surveymonkey.com/s/paloaltoarchitecture If...

Original post made by Tom DuBois on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 4, 2013 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 3814 Views

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Father pleads 'not guilty' in crash that killed daughters

The San Bruno father who crashed his SUV last November, killing two of his daughters, pleaded not guilty in Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Alphonso, on Sep 8, 2013 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 2820 Views

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Palo Alto appoints acting city auditor

Palo Alto has appointed senior auditor Houman Boussina to head the City Auditor's Office while officials are looking for...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Fiorello, on Sep 17, 2013 at 11:58 am | 2 comments | 3879 Views

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Mandate to obtain elevation certificates for flood insurance

There is a new Biggert Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act 2012 that requires everyone in the flood zone to produce elevation...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Sep 27, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 15508 Views

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PA Utilities Home Energy Reports

Are we the only PA residents who find the Palo Alto Utilities Home Energy Report a bit intrusive? The information on our...

Original post made by Ken Krechmer on Oct. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ditto, on Oct 21, 2013 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 1124 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>SIGNS OF THE TIMES ... </B>With just days left until the big vote, the two sides in Palo Alto's bitter Measure D debate...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 26, 2013 at 3:28 pm | 2 comments | 2642 Views

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Southgate

Lush, fragrant vegetation and lazily oscillating rope swings characterize Southgate, where life is quiet and relaxing. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Nov 3, 2013 at 10:24 am | 2 comments | 13929 Views

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Weekly's annual Holiday Fund launches

The Palo Alto Weekly formally launched its annual Holiday Fund drive this week, with a goal of reaching $350,000, Publisher...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Nov 8, 2013 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 20336 Views

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Stanford geneticist Leonard Herzenberg dies

Leonard Herzenberg, a retired geneticist whose discoveries are said to have kept thousands of people alive, died Oct. 27...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 15, 2013 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 27595 Views

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Editorial: Helping kids this season

Don't let the reviving Silicon Valley economy lull you into thinking that there isn't a continuing divide, even in the affluent...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by mutti, on Nov 22, 2013 at 10:51 am | 2 comments | 15578 Views

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Two nonfatal shootings in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park Sunday

Two nonfatal shootings -- one in East Palo Alto and one in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood -- occurred at nearly the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Neighborhood spiderman, on Dec 9, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 3508 Views

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Add pay-by-phone parking to downtown RPPP

This is a simple-to-implement variation on the Downtown Residential Parking Permit Program (RPPP) concept (http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/10/04/analysis-city-scrambles-for-...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Steve Raney, on Dec 11, 2013 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 3116 Views

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Midtown

Midtown Palo Alto is a place where people come to stay. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/12/19/midtown...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Wish I had Stayed, on Dec 19, 2013 at 6:47 pm | 2 comments | 3698 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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