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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Witnesses sought in East Palo Alto abduction

East Palo Alto police are looking for a 29-year-old man who allegedly abducted his daughter from her Woodland Avenue home...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on May 24, 2010 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 2200 Views

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Too many pests? Palo Alto parks try traps

When sun-seekers lie on the lawn at the tiny Sarah Wallis Park near California Avenue these days, they can rest assured they...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by I Agree, on May 30, 2010 at 8:41 pm | 3 comments | 3254 Views

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Palo Alto 'outsourcing' to help balance budget

The budget ax could fall with less force than feared in Palo Alto after city officials gradually restored 14 positions that...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Long time resident, on Jun 23, 2010 at 6:19 pm | 3 comments | 2567 Views

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Police at Charleston crossing

Does anyone know why there were police at the Charleston rr crossing around 1:00 p.m. today?...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by JW, on Jul 9, 2010 at 7:20 am | 3 comments | 2886 Views

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Channing House launches new health center today

A groundbreaking ceremony for a new health center will be held today (July 15) at 4 p.m. at Channing House, the downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Moi, on Jul 16, 2010 at 3:50 pm | 3 comments | 3432 Views

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Caltrain unveils new website

It's now easier to access train schedules and information with the new Caltrain website, launched this summer. Caltrain spent...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Sethro, on Jul 22, 2010 at 9:40 am | 3 comments | 2378 Views

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Building a better 'burb

The Long Island- and Maryland-based Rauch Foundation, whose efforts focus on issues relating to children, leadership and...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 2902 Views

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BAD water in Palo Alto

I received a recorded phone call from the Palo Alto Utilities Dept. yesterday alerting me of "water in the 600 block of Arastradero...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Aug 6, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 3 comments | 2326 Views

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Tommy Fehrenbach to spearhead Palo Alto economic development

Tommy Fehrenbach, relationship manager at Borel Private Bank & Trust Co. and former chairman of the Chamber of Commerce Board...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Don, on Aug 10, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 3 comments | 2958 Views

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Why filter your news through reporters? Get it direct from the source.

I notice that the press release page of the official City of Palo Alto web site has a new header: "Why filter your news through...

Original post made by news junkie on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by R, on Aug 9, 2010 at 9:43 pm | 3 comments | 1931 Views

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Hospital expansion concerns neighboring officials

Officials from Portola Valley, Menlo Park and San Mateo County have expressed concerns over impacts that might not respect...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Aug 25, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 3 comments | 2565 Views

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Small quake shakes Santa Clara County

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck Thursday night (Sept. 2)...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 7, 2010 at 8:35 am | 3 comments | 2275 Views

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Diane Jennings retiring as library director

Diane Jennings -- who since 1986 has worked on Palo Alto library system challenges, served twice as interim director and...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Sep 24, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 3 comments | 2461 Views

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Palo Alto Weekly to hold open house Sunday

The public is invited to tour the Palo Alto Weekly's new three-story building on Cambridge Avenue and enjoy refreshments...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Barbara Bailey Slone, on Oct 9, 2010 at 1:22 pm | 3 comments | 2479 Views

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Editorial: Measure R deserves overwhelming defeat

When the Palo Alto firefighters union began circulating petitions to place a protectionist measure on the Nov. 2 election...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:24 am | 3 comments | 2578 Views

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Parting shots by managers

People speculate on the source of the leaked memo about Public Works. Today the departing Library Director got her parting...

Original post made by Midtown Observer on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by What happened, on Nov 1, 2010 at 11:20 pm | 3 comments | 1905 Views

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Palo Alto tries for 'transparency' in new projects

Palo Alto's developers would be barred from submitting last-minute changes to their applications under new procedures and...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by old timer, on Nov 27, 2010 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 2103 Views

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Cal Ave oaks have a new problem: gall wasps

California Avenue's beleaguered street trees were the target of city concern late last week due to the appearance of hundreds...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Father Guido Sarducci, on Dec 15, 2010 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 2632 Views

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Housing on Elks property faces jeers, cheers

SummerHill Homes would like to build 46 homes on 3.9 acres of former Palo Alto Elks property on El Camino Real. But drawings...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Jan 20, 2011 at 11:28 am | 3 comments | 1683 Views

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Bullying

We are new to the Palo Alto school district. I have a daughter in the third grade at Juana Briones. She has been being bullied...

Original post made by Sandra on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Jan 14, 2011 at 6:35 pm | 3 comments | 1709 Views
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