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Judge issues split ruling on high-speed rail

A Sacramento judge ruled Wednesday that the state agency charged with building a high-speed rail line from San Francisco...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by CC, on Dec 4, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 41 comments | 2954 Views

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Council kicks back Downtown Library plan

A divided Palo Alto City Council early Tuesday voted to send back key elements of the redesigned Downtown Library for "further...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by larger collection, on Sep 18, 2009 at 1:03 pm | 41 comments | 2683 Views

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'Widow maker' tree limb nearly hits resident

A large tree limb from an aged eucalyptus tree nearly struck a Crescent Park resident and has sparked a debate about the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Widow Maker Defined, on Mar 10, 2010 at 8:35 pm | 41 comments | 9673 Views

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Report spreads blame for Cal Ave tree debacle

A confidential personnel report cites multiple errors by several city staff members for a failure in public outreach in the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:27 am | 41 comments | 6008 Views

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Police handling of Schipsi murder challenged

Palo Alto police forgot to call the Santa Clara County Coroner's Office and delayed examination of murder victim Jennifer...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by being objective, on Jan 6, 2011 at 9:30 am | 41 comments | 2460 Views

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Work set to begin at busy El Camino intersection

One of Palo Alto's busiest and most dangerous intersections will soon be equipped with larger sidewalks, new signs and bulbouts...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Louise, on Feb 24, 2011 at 12:24 am | 41 comments | 3194 Views

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Caltrain slows train at Charleston crossing

Caltrain has ordered a dramatic slowdown of its trains going through the Charleston Road crossing in Palo Alto while the...

Original post made on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by machine, on May 11, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 41 comments | 3277 Views

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Young man killed on train tracks in Palo Alto

A 23-year-old man was struck and killed by a train at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday (July 7) near the Churchill Avenue crossing...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 10, 2011 at 11:37 am | 41 comments | 3437 Views

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Planners urge extension of Arastradero Road trial

Depending on who is talking, Palo Alto's lane-reduction experiment at Arastradero Road is either making the busy segment...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Directly Impacted, on Aug 3, 2011 at 10:03 am | 41 comments | 3113 Views

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Insistent marijuana petition pushers

The no doubt paid marijuana petition pushers are getting very pushy, especially the one outside of Walgreen's at Midtown...

Original post made by Tom on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by stick-to-topic, on Jul 23, 2011 at 12:07 am | 41 comments | 8976 Views

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Plan for 'blended' rail system gains steam

A proposal by three lawmakers to blend high-speed rail and Caltrain on the Peninsula received a boost Friday when a panel...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 4, 2011 at 7:28 am | 41 comments | 2465 Views

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Four-track design back on the table for high-speed rail

A new analysis by the California High-Speed Rail Authority calling for a four-track rail system between the Bay Area and...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by kay, on Jul 27, 2012 at 11:08 am | 41 comments | 6515 Views

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Palo Alto mulls major reductions in animal services

Palo Alto residents would lose many of the animal services they currently enjoy, including the ability to voluntarily surrender...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tim, on May 27, 2012 at 7:29 am | 41 comments | 2267 Views

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California Avenue redesign evolves; opposition remains

Wider sidewalks, new plazas and a scattering of benches, trees and other streetscape amenities are the latest components...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jul 15, 2012 at 9:00 pm | 41 comments | 3085 Views

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Gun control events to be held this weekend

Advocates for gun control are hoping to raise the issue's profile this weekend as various local cities and community groups...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 25, 2013 at 11:35 am | 41 comments | 4212 Views

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Armed man attempts downtown robbery

A man armed with a handgun attempted to rob a pedestrian in a downtown Palo Alto parking garage Friday night, Feb. 22, police...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by asharpe, on Feb 26, 2013 at 9:52 pm | 41 comments | 3645 Views

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Planning commission lauds 'true mixed-use' project

A proposed mixed-use development at 3159 El Camino Real that has drawn attention for its high ratio of housing units to commercial...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by present tense, on Jul 16, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 41 comments | 2516 Views

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Editorial: Up next, Jay Paul

The massive building developer Jay Paul is proposing is likely to be the largest commercial office development ever built...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Just us sardines, on Sep 16, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 41 comments | 5088 Views

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Palo Alto to ask residents for 'value' judgment

What are Palo Alto's core values? If you understand the question and have an answer, the City Council is all ears. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Marlen, on Oct 5, 2013 at 8:38 am | 41 comments | 8468 Views

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Parking program moves ahead

After years of dire warnings, angry complaints and impassioned pleas from downtown residents about their once-quiet streets...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 30, 2014 at 3:52 pm | 41 comments | 15156 Views
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