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WE WANT UNCLE BEAR BACK ... Castilleja School students and alumnae have raised a chorus of protest over the unexplained...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 29, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 3 comments | 4228 Views

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Palo Alto, Comcast dispute Internet fees

Palo Alto and its neighbors on the Peninsula are scrambling to keep affordable high-speed Internet in place at schools, city...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Oct 20, 2010 at 4:28 pm | 11 comments | 5412 Views

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City to lose community-outreach police services

The first chop of the budget ax fell last Friday when longtime Community Outreach Officer Susie Ord announced the near-certain...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by Another Possibility, on Nov 29, 2009 at 7:43 pm | 17 comments | 2896 Views

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Editorial: Paly 'egg war' incident raises larger issues

The real question left behind from the Oct. 27 "egg war" between Palo Alto High School juniors and seniors isn't the egg...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by eakly at it again, on Dec 4, 2009 at 1:24 am | 27 comments | 3270 Views

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Guest Opinion: Would Lytton Plaza be better named as 'Thoits Plaza'?

Lytton Plaza was created nearly 50 years ago. In two weeks, the renovated park will be rededicated and open to the public....

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by Bait and Switch, on Dec 1, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 12 comments | 3046 Views

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Palo Alto finds $4.8M hole in last year's budget

Soaring overtime costs and miscalculations in salary savings caused Palo Alto to spend $4.8 million more than it budgeted...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Kerry, on Dec 3, 2009 at 5:48 pm | 42 comments | 3241 Views

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Building plans for high schools up for review

Landscape and construction plans for Gunn and Palo Alto high schools will be up for review in a series of community meetings...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly staff, on Dec 2, 2009 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 2160 Views

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'Budget manager' who missed huge gap is gone

Palo Alto is completely revamping its budgeting process and looking for a new budget manager after a staff error caused the...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by the Watcher, on Dec 7, 2009 at 5:42 pm | 62 comments | 8285 Views

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Holiday Train rolling into town Saturday

Santa Claus is coming to town. The Caltrain Holiday Train, decorated with 40,000 lights, arrives on Saturday and Sunday,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Dec 3, 2009 at 10:08 pm | 1 comment | 2289 Views

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Editorial: $4.8 million 'error' is third big gaffe

The disclosure last week that Palo Alto budget officials only recently became aware of an additional $4.8 million deficit...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by paloaltomarino, on Dec 10, 2009 at 10:28 am | 43 comments | 4116 Views

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How it happened: California Avenue tree-cutting timeline

A timeline of events surrounding the California Avenue tree-removal project, constructed from internal correspondences of...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Greg Hargrove, on Dec 30, 2009 at 6:17 pm | 11 comments | 2768 Views

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Stanford Hospital makes top-45 hospital list

A national group of large employers has listed Stanford Hospitals & Clinics as among the top 45 health care institutions...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 5, 2009 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 2125 Views

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Quote of the week

"While a number of serious mistakes have been made, they were made with good intentions." Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12074...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by Gone But Not Forgotten, on Dec 5, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 4 comments | 2053 Views

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College Terrace Centre clears final obstacle

By an 8-1 vote Monday night, the Palo Alto City Council approved the College Terrace Centre, a controversial project that...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Bambi, on Dec 15, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 22 comments | 4473 Views

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Palo Alto may study impacts of global warming

Next year's Palo Alto City Council should form a task force to study local impacts of climate change on Palo Alto and recommend...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Kevin, on Dec 14, 2009 at 5:03 pm | 82 comments | 3825 Views

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Editorial: A bad initial process on global warming

In the face of massive budget cuts confronting Palo Alto city officials, the City Council this week took a time out to pass...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Dec 19, 2009 at 7:55 pm | 32 comments | 3103 Views

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Board of Contributors: Can the new JCC and Palo Alto YMCA collaborate in 'community building'?

Here is an idea that could get me into hot water with my fellow YMCA board members: How about creating an association (albeit...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by interested reader, on Dec 12, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 5978 Views

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Plan calls for 13 portable classrooms in Paly quad

Thirteen portable classrooms will be placed in the central quad at Palo Alto High School next summer under a plan up for...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Paly teacher, on Dec 15, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 13 comments | 2266 Views

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Palo Alto eases parking rules for the holidays

Palo Alto is relaxing its parking rules this holiday season to encourage more shopping at its retail districts. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Please, on Dec 18, 2009 at 12:37 am | 13 comments | 2360 Views

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Survey: Palo Altans more vigilant about trees

Palo Altans see their city as a mecca for parks, schools and quality jobs, but most believe the city's child care services...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by Facts, on Dec 21, 2009 at 9:54 am | 13 comments | 3397 Views
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