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Palo Alto Airport runway set for overdue repairs

It didn't take long for Palo Alto to reap the benefits of taking over its namesake airport from Santa Clara County. The city...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 31, 2014 at 2:33 am | 36 comments | 5320 Views

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Obama plans 'cybersecurity summit' at Stanford

President Barack Obama is planning a trip to the Bay Area next week as he prepares to push for changes in cybersecurity policy....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Here we go again, on Feb 14, 2015 at 12:08 am | 36 comments | 8737 Views

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VTA seeks to reassure critics of bus-only lanes

With plans for a greatly expanded bus service on El Camino Real speeding toward a decision, several cities along the prominent...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Jul 26, 2016 at 8:53 am | 36 comments | 5089 Views

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Hidden Surveillance Camera

A lot of families install hidden surveillance cameras for security reasons. This helps the community and neighborhood. Most...

Original post made by SpyingNeighbor on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Gotcha Fido, on Feb 17, 2016 at 9:40 pm | 36 comments | 1458 Views

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Palo Alto adopts new carbon-cutting target

With Earth Day just around the corner, Palo Alto officials on Monday renewed their vows to their native planet when they...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 21, 2016 at 4:56 pm | 36 comments | 2890 Views

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College Terrace Centre nears completion

High above El Camino Real, a garden of flowers, grasses and sedges blooms atop the newly constructed College Terrace Centre,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by Terrance, on Jan 19, 2017 at 1:35 pm | 36 comments | 6702 Views

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Library Lovers Launch Drive to Update Mitchell Park Branch

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Original post made by alexishamilton on Oct. 25, 2006
Last comment by Not North, on Nov 15, 2006 at 2:45 pm | 35 comments | 9240 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Great article on Walter_E _Wallis

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Original post made by Fan on Mar. 21, 2007
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Mar 26, 2007 at 11:01 am | 35 comments | 5137 Views

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Friends of Briones house win again in court

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Original post made on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by Yay!, on Aug 1, 2007 at 12:05 pm | 35 comments | 6010 Views

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Is there a 'problem' with council campaign contributions?

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Original post made on Jul. 31, 2007
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 13, 2007 at 11:58 am | 35 comments | 5620 Views

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EXCLUSIVE REPORT: HP considers moving, but will 'stay in Palo Alto'

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Original post made on Mar. 19, 2008
Last comment by A Lone Star Has No Competition, on Mar 21, 2008 at 10:46 am | 35 comments | 3741 Views

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James Keene named new Palo Alto city manager

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Original post made on Jun. 26, 2008
Last comment by George, on Aug 22, 2008 at 9:01 am | 35 comments | 6536 Views

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Library Use Continues to Climb

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Original post made by Jeff on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by SavE THE LIBRARY - YES ON "N", on Sep 18, 2008 at 4:27 pm | 35 comments | 2386 Views

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Online conversation with Tyler Hanley, Palo Alto Online editor

Tyler Thank you for your comments which I have noticed dotted around various threads. As I don't read threads which don't...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 23, 2008 at 11:09 am | 35 comments | 3344 Views

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Parents give mixed reviews to new math textbook

Palo Alto's new elementary school math curriculum gets mixed reviews from parents, according to results of a recent survey....

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Midtown dad/tutor, on May 13, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 35 comments | 3769 Views

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Hard Choices: Balancing Palo Alto's budget gap

Here's your chance to weigh in on how the City of Palo Alto should close its projected $7.3 million budget gap in fiscal...

Original post made by Jocelyn Dong on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 19, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 35 comments | 5030 Views

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Palo Alto committee blasts rail station proposal

Palo Alto's chances of hosting a high-speed-rail station suffered a heavy blow Thursday morning, when a City Council committee...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jack B Nimble, on Oct 26, 2010 at 9:13 pm | 35 comments | 2846 Views

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Merchants delay California Ave. street project

Palo Alto's plan to reduce lanes on California Avenue and to bring a host of streetscape improvements to the vibrant commercial...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Joann, on Feb 25, 2011 at 11:45 pm | 35 comments | 3359 Views

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The Opportunity Center takes stock

The five-story, brick-red building with brushed-metal balconies at 33 Encina Way could be a modern condominium complex or...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Chthonic Dweller, on Dec 28, 2013 at 9:31 pm | 35 comments | 4166 Views

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Nix high-speed-rail project, council members say

Palo Alto on Thursday cemented its position as the vanguard of opposition to California's proposed high-speed-rail line when...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by MenloParkJim, on Mar 17, 2012 at 3:08 pm | 35 comments | 6329 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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