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Where did that bedroom come from?

Walk into any home, and you will find traces of the people living there now, and all of those who have come before. It is...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 17, 2011 at 11:05 am | 3 comments | 2481 Views

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Expert: DNA match in attempted murder, rape case

Lionel Blanks Jr. of Santa Clara is the source of semen in a brutal rape and attempted murder of a 29-year-old woman, a DNA...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by , on May 17, 2011 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 2525 Views

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Google CEO's 'green' house has neighbors seeing red

Interesting article re Larry Page's new home and the surrounding properties he owns. http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_18171501?nclick_check=1 Also...

Original post made by Bob on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by whiners, on May 31, 2011 at 1:42 pm | 3 comments | 1552 Views

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More Utility Rate Hikes - 17% + 13%

You should have received a notice in your utility bill in late April or early May notifying you of a planned water rate increase...

Original post made by resident on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Anna, on Jun 2, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 1927 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Rapid Transit Project, plans for East Meadow Circle

Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=21522 posted Friday, June 17, 2011, 1:50 PM...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Palo Verde resident, on Jun 23, 2011 at 12:06 pm | 3 comments | 1875 Views

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State unemployment rate rises slightly

California's unemployment rate went up slightly in June, according to a report released Friday (July 22) by the state's Employment...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Big shock, on Jul 27, 2011 at 5:05 am | 3 comments | 1897 Views

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M. Kenneth Oshman, Silicon Valley pioneer, dies

Silicon Valley pioneer and Jewish community center benefactor M. Kenneth Oshman has died. He was 71. Oshman, an Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by PAPD-Critic, on Aug 10, 2011 at 9:55 pm | 3 comments | 2182 Views

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PG&E pipeline-testing project in Palo Alto begins

The PG&E gas-pipeline-testing project began with staging and excavation Thursday and will continue through late September,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:42 am | 3 comments | 2206 Views

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Earthquake............

Richmond, Va; Colorado Earthquakes. Are we next?...

Original post made by Annette on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by brother, on Aug 23, 2011 at 8:12 pm | 3 comments | 1575 Views

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Palo Alto seeks to spruce up water-treatment plant

As Palo Alto strives to sort out the future of its financially shaky waste operation, city officials are proceeding with...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 1, 2011 at 10:04 pm | 3 comments | 2254 Views

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I'm sorry I cut you off at El Camino and Arastradero

Hi, Were you cut off by a station wagon as you turned from El Camino onto Arastradero around 7:15pm tonight? Please accept...

Original post made by palo altan on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by palo altan, on Sep 8, 2011 at 2:13 pm | 3 comments | 1472 Views

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Palo Alto looks for partners among green startups

Palo Alto is no stranger to game-changing technologies, but life isn't always easy for local startups looking to City Hall...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 15, 2011 at 8:39 pm | 3 comments | 2006 Views

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Woman, 78, dies in car crash on Foothill in Palo Alto

A 78-year-old Mountain View woman died Wednesday afternoon after the Toyota Camry she was driving collided with a tree on...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Interesting, on Sep 15, 2011 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 2657 Views

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PA City Manager hidden pay and scheduled raise?

Has anyone else seen the Palo Alto Free Press story about Palo Alto City Manager Jim Keene's pay and total compensation?...

Original post made by Diogenes on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Five new managers, on Sep 22, 2011 at 1:22 pm | 3 comments | 2252 Views

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PA City Manager compensation

I just reread the PA Free Press article and its second installment, and came across an interesting tidbit I didn't catch...

Original post made by Diogenes on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 23, 2011 at 3:21 pm | 3 comments | 4067 Views

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San Francisquito Creek project close to securing state funds

An ambitious effort by Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park to calm the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek could get...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by how many houses?, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:57 am | 3 comments | 2544 Views

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Ravenswood school district helping raise money for Sioreli Torres memorial service

The Ravenswood Elementary School District is helping to raise money for a memorial service for a student who was struck and...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by ariani, on Oct 2, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 2287 Views

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Measure E Alternatives

There are several topics that I've never seen the pro-Measure E people address: 1) How does a reduction in the generation...

Original post made by common sense on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Not so fast, on Oct 21, 2011 at 10:11 am | 3 comments | 1356 Views

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Lytton Plaza and Limitations on Sound Amplification

The Parks and Recreation Commission on Tuesday evening, October 25, will be considering making a recommendation about a draft...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 22, 2011 at 5:28 pm | 3 comments | 1808 Views

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PA City Mgr total comp - +/- $540k per year???!!!

Frequent readers of this Forum will recall my prior posts regarding aspects of Palo Alto City Manager Jim Keene's compensation...

Original post made by Diogenes on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 22, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 3 comments | 1831 Views
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