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Kelly Fergusson elected Menlo Park mayor by 3-2 council vote

To follow policy, or not follow policy? That question has weighed on the minds of the Menlo Park City Council since the November...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 8, 2010 at 11:55 am | 3 comments | 2313 Views

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Bakery manager lauded for saving man's life

On Tuesday the Mountain View City Council recognized Costco bakery manager Mike Tyler for using CPR to save the life of a...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Koa, on Dec 9, 2010 at 9:41 am | 4 comments | 1881 Views

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How does your energy-use compare to neighbors?

The Home Energy Report, a new service from City of Palo Alto Utilities, ranks residents' home-energy usage against their...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by svatoid, on Dec 15, 2010 at 12:51 pm | 70 comments | 18925 Views

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'Scott Meadow' named for Greer Park activists

Charles Scott surveyed the new, green expanse of rolling, hilly lawn at Greer Park in Palo Alto Tuesday, seated at a picnic...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Dec 11, 2010 at 10:44 am | 6 comments | 3518 Views

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Kelly Fergusson resigns as Menlo Park mayor; revote delayed

Council member Kelly Fergusson has resigned as the mayor of Menlo Park as a consequence of Brown Act violations she committed...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Fischer, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 3 comments | 2678 Views

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Menlo mayor election will be voided after possible Brown Act violations

Menlo Park council member Kelly Fergusson said in an e-mail today (Thursday, Dec. 9) that the election of mayor and vice...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by CitizenZ, on Jan 11, 2016 at 11:52 am | 7 comments | 2581 Views

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Zumot murder trial to focus on domestic violence

In the weeks and months before firefighters found Jennifer Schipsi's body in a burnt cottage on Palo Alto's Addison Avenue,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
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Holiday Fund: Teachers find big help in small bucks

With $500, Sarah Milo was able to buy a projector. Lisa Jordan purchased hands-on educational science supplies. Other teachers...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by Amac, on Dec 13, 2010 at 10:58 pm | 2 comments | 4021 Views

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Electric cars expected to charge into Palo Alto

Greg Bell is still waiting for his first electric vehicle, but when it arrives he won't have any trouble charging it up....

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2010
Last comment by EVer, on Dec 14, 2010 at 4:34 pm | 14 comments | 3664 Views

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Building hope for homeownership

Students Mohammed and Nadia giggled as they tested their keys to a well-refurbished home on Kavanaugh Drive in East Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Dec 15, 2010 at 9:51 am | 3 comments | 2158 Views

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City leaders, residents celebrate 'Scott Meadow'

Palo Alto city leaders -- including Mayor Pat Burt and City Manager James Keene -- helped honor Midtown resident Charles...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Joseph, on Dec 13, 2010 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 3125 Views

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No 'Packard Court' -- too small a street for a giant

Palo Alto boasts streets named after a flamboyant banker, multiple tree species and various Victorian writers, but it would...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Wade Larsen, on Dec 20, 2010 at 7:19 am | 22 comments | 2961 Views

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Toys sought for 'Cops that Care' event

Mountain View police hope 1,700 kids will flock to the police station on Saturday (Dec. 18) where the auditorium will be...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Enough!, on Dec 15, 2010 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 1939 Views

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Palo Alto pays $400K in bike-crash settlement

Palo Alto will pay $400,000 to settle a claim from a 57-year-old woman who suffered brain injuries after being thrown from...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 20, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 15 comments | 2756 Views

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Burglar uses doggy door to enter Palo Alto home

A burglar who entered a Palo Alto home in the 1900 block of Edgewood Drive by breaking through a dog door stole three laptop...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by ChrisC, on Dec 18, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 7 comments | 2126 Views

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Palo Alto braces for wet holiday week

A wet weekend followed by back-to-back storms could lead to flooding in some portions of Palo Alto next week, city officials...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by midtown resident, on Dec 17, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 4 comments | 1978 Views

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Residents worry Palo Alto is 'celling out'

Channing Avenue resident Tru Love and her neighbors are waging a battle against the Catholic Church. It's not over same-sex...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Citizen, on Jan 4, 2011 at 6:56 pm | 45 comments | 5478 Views

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Palo Altan receives French Legion of Honor medal

Sixty-six years after he stormed onto Omaha Beach in France in the early hours of World War II's D-Day invasion, Alfred Pepper,...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Disgusted with peters comments, on Dec 22, 2010 at 10:45 am | 31 comments | 4170 Views

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12:50 a.m. crash on Middlefield kills Palo Alto man

A Palo Alto man died early this morning when his car smashed into a tree and a parked vehicle. The roadway was wet and slick...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 20, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 39 comments | 4089 Views

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Palo Altan Alfred Pepper receives French war decoration

Palo Alto resident Alfred Pepper has been a man of few words all of his life. The 96-year-old World War II veteran spoke...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2010
Last comment by Thank you, on Jan 13, 2011 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 2303 Views
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