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Palo Alto boosts outreach effort on high-speed rail

Palo Alto is planning a series of events to raise awareness about the proposed high-speed rail system even as the state Rail...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 2, 2009 at 11:38 pm | 1 comment | 1515 Views

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All high-speed rail options still on the table for Palo Alto

When the high-speed rail line comes through Palo Alto at speeds of 125 mph, the trains could run at-grade, completely underground...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by SMART Observer, on Oct 4, 2009 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 1408 Views

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Dan Dykwel

Dan Dykwel is a businessman who supports a new business tax; a school volunteer who doesn't have children in the school system;...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 9, 2009 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 1726 Views

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What's holding California back from a water deal?

A slim majority (51%) also said there should be "fundamental changes" in the Constitution. But 69% objected to reducing the...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 16, 2009 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 1464 Views

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The Elephant in the Room: About the Recent Teen Suicides

Being a mental health provider in the area I've noticed the following: Many Palo Alto families are silently struggling...

Original post made by Elephant Hunter on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by JordanParent, on Oct 27, 2009 at 12:44 am | 1 comment | 1484 Views

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Letters

Not a spectator sport Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11867 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Oct 30, 2009 at 6:27 am | 1 comment | 1764 Views

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Celebration at the Garden Court

City Council candidates celebrated Tuesday night at the Garden Court Hotel in downtown Palo Alto. Leaders in the race by...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by PA Mom, on Nov 5, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 1744 Views

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Why No H1N1 Vaccines in Palo Alto?

So, I've heard of folks in other cities and counties in the Bay Area getting access to H1N1 (my niece in Marin, friends in...

Original post made by Where are they? on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 7, 2009 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 1693 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 | 1601 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 | 2022 Views

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Greer Park Softball Field as Temporary Dog Run Area

The Consent Calendar for the City Council meeting of December 14, 2009, has a contract for the renovation of Greer Park that...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Lois, on Dec 14, 2009 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 1537 Views

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Tree limb impales car in Menlo Park, injures driver

The driver of a silver Toyota was injured when the top of a redwood tree came crashing through his windshield as he was driving...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Good Thing school wasn't in session, on Jan 19, 2010 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1731 Views

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Doctor putting together team of docs/nurses/medical supplies to go to Haiti

Dr Enoch Choi has set up a FACEBOOK FAN PAGE about his relief efforts. If you are on facebook, please JOIN his facebook...

Original post made by Palo Alto Parent on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 21, 2010 at 5:29 pm | 1 comment | 1740 Views

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Head of Cal. Ave. business group steps down

The volunteer head of a non-profit group representing California Avenue-area merchants and residents has stepped down after...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by anne, on Jan 22, 2010 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 1657 Views

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Palo Alto: A city where trees make news

For living things that grow slowly and mostly just stand around, trees in Palo Alto have been making big news locally --...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jacqueline Yetzotis, on Jan 30, 2010 at 1:13 am | 1 comment | 1701 Views

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MediaNews: Banking on a turnaround

As Bank of America assumes ownership of the second largest newspaper company in the nation in an impending bankruptcy, what...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by crickett, on Jan 31, 2010 at 1:40 am | 1 comment | 4540 Views

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City tackles hardest survey results first

Focusing on Palo Alto's weaknesses rather than its strengths, the City Council Monday night wrestled with how it could improve...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by from the under-served part of town, on Feb 1, 2010 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 1496 Views

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Why slowing down in order to solve our problems may be good

A vital but limited human resource subject to increasingly unsatisfiable demands: The politics of water are becoming...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 16, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 1354 Views

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State of the City: Finances, youth, energy, environment, land use are interwoven challenges

The 2010 "State of the City" address is the highpoint of tonight's City Council meeting, delivered by Mayor Pat Burt in the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Tim, on Mar 1, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 1 comment | 1610 Views

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Fire causes $400,000 damage to Menlo Park home

A one-alarm fire caused about $350,000 in structural damage and $50,000 in damage to contents of a single-story home in Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by antonebraga, on Mar 9, 2010 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 1443 Views
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