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The planting of George Jr.

A new oak tree was planted on Cowper Street in Palo Alto Monday, March 19, at the same site a decades-old coastal live oak...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Grandma, on Mar 21, 2012 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 1870 Views

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Report: Slight rise is state unemployment rate

Bay Area jobless numbers rose slightly in March, following a statewide trend that saw a small uptick in California's unemployment...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2012
Last comment by jobs, on Apr 21, 2012 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 3063 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU ... </B>What happens when 10 people get stuck inside a stuffy elevator for close to an...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 26, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 2055 Views

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Building inspector fell after climbing guard rails

A City of Palo Alto-contracted building inspector who plunged to his death down an elevator shaft had climbed on two guardrails...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by pete bennett, on Dec 22, 2012 at 6:27 am | 2 comments | 4203 Views

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Feature story: Caring for the community

This year's Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement honorees -- Jean Coblentz, Ken Sletten, Jill and Boyd Smith, Phyllis Moldaw...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by mtothekw21, on Apr 27, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 2 comments | 2559 Views

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Bomb-threat caller sought by Palo Alto police

Three Palo Alto restaurants and one at Stanford received bomb threats by a thickly accented man on May 1, tying up police...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by anon, on May 4, 2012 at 6:25 pm | 2 comments | 2513 Views

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Burglary reported at Ramona's Pizza in Palo Alto

A longtime family pizza restaurant in the California Avenue business district lost $600 after a burglar or burglars pried...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Ironic, on May 11, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 2735 Views

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Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Kin for Paly Graduation Speaker. Make it happen!...

Original post made by Joe Brock on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Paly '82 Alum, on May 12, 2012 at 12:37 am | 2 comments | 1753 Views

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Water-main break on Lytton forces evacuation

A gushing water main caused a four-story building to be evacuated and shut down part of Lytton Avenue Tuesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Yikes! water pipe, on Jun 20, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 2329 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: California Avenue streetscape project; Performance reviews for city manager, city attorney

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings this week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=26039...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by Oh well!!, on Jul 10, 2012 at 11:22 am | 2 comments | 2249 Views

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PG&E work may affect traffic through July

Commuters experiencing traffic delays on East Bayshore Road near Embarcadero Road should expect slowdowns for the rest of...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Kate, on Jul 13, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 2 comments | 1933 Views

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Palo Alto's ticking time bomb

In 2007, the year Warren Buffett famously described public pensions as a time bomb with a long fuse, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Sep 19, 2012 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 5650 Views

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Bountiful, delicious gardens

A neat line of trees bursting with lemons, limes and oranges shades a stony pathway leading past a bubbling fountain and...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 22, 2012 at 9:32 pm | 2 comments | 2687 Views

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Feature story: Trying to get a league ahead

Painter Mark Garner is just the type of Pacific Art League member whom many at the league would like to see more of. He's...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2012
Last comment by Merry Benezra, on Jul 22, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 2 comments | 3763 Views

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Pipeline work to impact Palo Alto traffic

A major, three-month-long Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) pipeline-replacement project in Palo Alto is expected to...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2012
Last comment by Always a mess!!, on Aug 6, 2012 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 2323 Views

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Public input sought for flood-control project

A dramatic flood-control project that involves redesigning the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course and building new levees and...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by John Galt, on Aug 15, 2012 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 2090 Views

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Police search for suspect in Redwood City armed robberies

Police released a photo Wednesday of a man believed to be connected to as many as five armed robberies at businesses in North...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Aug 16, 2012 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 2492 Views

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Employee costs/labor contracts are crippling Palo Alto

Front page story in the Mercury News today http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-news/ci_21370598/bay-area-public-officials-break-bank-unused-sick Of...

Original post made by Jim H. on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by its outrageous, on Aug 23, 2012 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 1707 Views

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For A Palo Alto office building, what is the land cost per square foot of office space?

Can anyone offer information on what a developer would have to pay for land per square foot of buildable office space. Simply...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Sep 24, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 2440 Views

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Black and White Ball - Very Loud

I'm two blocks away from the Black and White Ball right now and my kids can't sleep because of how loud the music is. Is...

Original post made by loud on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by loud, on Sep 30, 2012 at 9:12 pm | 2 comments | 2380 Views
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