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PG&E testing to cause Alma traffic diversion

Continued testing on PG&E's Line 132 is expected to cause traffic along Alma Street to be redirected for 10 days starting...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Jan 18, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 7 comments | 3994 Views

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Palo Alto weighs tough choices for fixing infrastructure

Seeking to get a better grip on the city's gaping infrastructure needs, Palo Alto officials on Tuesday delved into a long-awaited...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 20, 2012 at 11:17 am | 17 comments | 3003 Views

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Tech leaders meet with Vice President Joe Biden

Vice President Joe Biden dined with an A-list of tech business leaders at Zibibbo restaurant in downtown Palo Alto Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Stuart JR, on Jan 20, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 29 comments | 3791 Views

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Guest Opinion: Creating their own fields of dreams

I woke up with a startle and a feeling like someone was slowly driving an ice pick into my neck. Very quickly I realized...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 21, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 3 comments | 2334 Views

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Grand jury knocks Woodside building-permit process

The town of Woodside’s building-permit process came in for criticism Tuesday from the San Mateo County civil grand jury,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Keely Thomas-Moore, on Jan 20, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 1547 Views

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Palo Alto braces for battle against housing mandates

If one believes regional projections, Palo Alto will have to build 12,500 new homes by 2035 to accommodate job growth and...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2012
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Jan 30, 2012 at 11:54 am | 4 comments | 2332 Views

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Simitian 'education update' set for Jan. 28

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will discuss school funding and pending legislation in an "education update" in Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2012
Last comment by Say-Goodbye-Joe!, on Jan 23, 2012 at 12:55 pm | 7 comments | 1828 Views

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Neighborhoods roll out their agendas for 2012

Palo Alto's neighborhood leaders say they plan to address a variety of issues in 2012. But cars in neighborhoods, whether...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2012
Last comment by Just don't get it..., on Jan 25, 2012 at 11:08 am | 6 comments | 2622 Views

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Gung hay fat choy!

Children in Palo Alto celebrated Lunar New Year on Saturday by decorating lanterns and playing games at an event hosted by...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2012
Last comment by Carolyn, on Jan 25, 2012 at 11:15 am | 5 comments | 4344 Views

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Palo Alto faces tight deadlines for bond measure

Palo Alto's plan to pass a bond measure to fund a new public-safety building this year could be hampered by tight deadlines,...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Jan 25, 2012 at 1:11 pm | 19 comments | 2824 Views

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Palo Alto Fire Department unveils new ambulances

Cardiac patients who lay unresponsive on a Palo Alto Fire Department gurney will have a better chance of survival thanks...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Tom M, on Jan 31, 2012 at 3:52 pm | 22 comments | 4410 Views

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Cupertino Councilman Chang challenges Simitian for supervisor seat

Barry Chang, a Cupertino city councilman who has vigorously fought pollution by the Lehigh Southwest Cement Company, is challenging...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by JW, on Jan 25, 2012 at 9:08 am | 9 comments | 2633 Views

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Ten people escape East Palo Alto house fire

Ten people escaped from a house fire in East Palo Alto Monday afternoon, Menlo Park Fire District officials said. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 25, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 11 comments | 1910 Views

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Palo Alto advised to change its ambulance service

Palo Alto's emergency medical services are already among the best in the region, but the city's program could benefit from...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Also..., on Jan 26, 2012 at 1:01 am | 11 comments | 3082 Views

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Eshoo finds few surprises in 'exceptional' State of the Union

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, said President Obama threw down a "challenge to the Congress" in his State of the Union...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jan 29, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 7 comments | 2860 Views

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Mountain View City Council passes smoking ban

It just got a lot harder to smoke in Mountain View. On Tuesday night the City Council narrowly passed a ban on smoking near...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by some guy, on Jan 28, 2012 at 10:32 am | 4 comments | 2858 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 | 28 comments | 2644 Views

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'Cosmo girl' icon gives $30 million to Stanford, Columbia

Famed Cosmopolitan magazine editor Helen Gurley Brown is donating $30 million for a bicoastal "media innovation institute"...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Pad, on Feb 2, 2012 at 8:50 pm | 4 comments | 2330 Views

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Rare falcon rescued in Palo Alto dies

A rare falcon that was found injured in Palo Alto has been euthanized, a Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA spokesman said Monday. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Feb 1, 2012 at 9:51 am | 5 comments | 1713 Views

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Facebook unveils bike plan

Making the streets of Menlo Park and East Palo Alto safer for bicyclists has hit the top of Facebook's community "to do"...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Feb 2, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 17 comments | 2446 Views
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