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AROUND TOWN

College Terrace Centre gets an early 'go ahead'

A controversial proposal to build offices, housing and an expanded JJ&F Food Store on El Camino Real inched closer to reality...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 7, 2009 at 11:28 am | 27 comments | 2293 Views

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Pastor lauds Palo Alto police for 'better behavior'

Months after he urged the Palo Alto Police Department to diffuse its tension with the city's minority communities, the pastor...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by annoyed, on Aug 23, 2009 at 5:59 pm | 27 comments | 2315 Views

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Raising 'authentic, courageous, confident' girls

"Raising Authentic, Courageous, Confident Girls" is the title of a PTA-sponsored program to be held Thursday, Sept. 24, at...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by gunn parent, on Sep 28, 2009 at 8:21 pm | 27 comments | 2689 Views

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New trees, wider sidewalks eyed for El Camino

Months after Palo Alto residents shot down a city proposal to plant red maples on California Avenue, the trees are causing...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Irvin, on Jan 14, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 27 comments | 2236 Views

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Palo Alto will focus on street repairs, bike lanes

Rebuilt libraries, a new roof for the Palo Alto Arts Center and the closure of the city's landfill should top Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by pat, on Mar 1, 2010 at 2:13 pm | 27 comments | 2014 Views

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Pipeline involved in San Bruno blast runs through Palo Alto

The aging natural-gas pipeline under investigation in the Sept. 9 San Bruno explosion and fire also runs through Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by jardins, on Sep 20, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 27 comments | 2654 Views

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Two Sunday quakes were 'relatively shallow'

The two Sunday earthquakes that jolted parts of the Midpeninsula and were centered in Los Altos occurred at a depth considered...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by yabadoo, on Dec 21, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 27 comments | 2945 Views

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Manager embezzles $70K from neighborhood group

The former manager of a south Palo Alto neighborhood association has admitted to embezzling tens of thousands of dollars...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 24, 2011 at 3:43 pm | 27 comments | 2162 Views

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The ripples of Sept. 11

Ten years ago, the Midpeninsula was jolted awake on a Tuesday by urgent phone calls and televised images no one could soon...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by profile kilt, on Sep 14, 2011 at 12:06 pm | 27 comments | 1246 Views

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Golf course architect presents new plan

Golf-course architect Forrest Richardson presented a new plan for reconfiguring Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course, which would...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Jan 30, 2012 at 2:10 pm | 27 comments | 1577 Views

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Editorial: Generous offer to electrify Caltrain, but at what cost?

In its struggle to gain credibility in the wake of more than doubling the cost to build a high-speed-rail line between San...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 21, 2012 at 6:15 pm | 27 comments | 2626 Views

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Palo Alto, police union reach tentative deal

After nine months of tense negotiations, Palo Alto and its largest police union have reached a tentative deal -- an agreement...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Hold On, on May 19, 2012 at 6:25 am | 27 comments | 1883 Views

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New Palo Alto homes give snapshot of sellers' market

The average number of days that a Palo Alto house stayed on the market during the first half of 2013 was 20 days. A condo...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Longtime Paly resident, on Jul 27, 2013 at 5:50 pm | 27 comments | 6194 Views

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Police missed stroke signs after man hits cars

When William Brian Bedwell left his Palo Alto apartment on the morning of April 14, he kissed his wife and headed off to...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by CHARLES, on Jun 5, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 27 comments | 6430 Views

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Does the Utilities Dept. have an 'unlimited' budget

The latest commandment mailing from Utilities is a prime example of a big budget and "mailed brochures' telling us what...

Original post made by Kate on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by opt out, on Jul 10, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 27 comments | 673 Views

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Cell tower on verge of approval for Little League field

It took many extra innings, but Verizon Wireless is now poised to score the winning run in its long and controversial effort...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Sep 23, 2014 at 8:05 am | 27 comments | 3976 Views

BOOKS

Measure N ups annual library operating costs by $1.1million

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Original post made by hidden costs on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by hidden costs, on Oct 15, 2008 at 3:42 pm | 27 comments | 3508 Views

RESTAURANTS

Jamba Juice - what a waste

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Original post made by Parent on Jul. 10, 2007
Last comment by Carlos Mercdao, on Feb 5, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 26 comments | 5055 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

University Avenue

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Original post made by Palo Alto resident on Sep. 14, 2006
Last comment by Jon, on Nov 11, 2006 at 5:12 pm | 26 comments | 5659 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission seeks more police-building options

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Original post made on Aug. 23, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 2, 2007 at 6:16 pm | 26 comments | 4449 Views
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