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Three Palo Alto police chief finalists announced

Palo Alto Interim Police Chief Dennis Burns is one of three finalists for the permanent police chief's job, City Manager...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Charles Bogle, on Sep 8, 2009 at 7:49 pm | 30 comments | 3180 Views

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Frost's residence

Our City Attorney said the address on the envelope shown is a legitimate address - the USPS disagrees. Palo Alto could save...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Lady Mom, on Aug 21, 2009 at 11:21 am | 30 comments | 2383 Views

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Palo Alto businesses mount anti-tax crusade

A coalition of small-business owners has earned the backing of the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce for its nascent campaign...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by james michael, on Aug 19, 2009 at 8:44 am | 30 comments | 2534 Views

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Scharff leads the pack in campaign cash

Greg Scharff, a local attorney making his first bid for Palo Alto City Council, is now leading the 14-candidate field in...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Ryan Vertelny, on Nov 8, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 30 comments | 1907 Views

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Palo Alto fights downtown vacancies

Seeking to save downtown Palo Alto from a spreading rash of vacancy signs, city officials have tweaked the zoning rules to...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Giovanni, on Nov 27, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 30 comments | 2360 Views

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New hotel to rise over the Baylands

Palo Alto's newest hotel will soon overlook the city's pristine Baylands after the City Council quickly and enthusiastically...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 15, 2010 at 10:40 am | 30 comments | 2399 Views

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Stanford nurses propose 'cooling off' period

Trying to avoid calling a strike against Stanford and Lucile Packard hospitals, officials for the nurses' union, the Committee...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by corre, on Jun 22, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 30 comments | 2529 Views

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Report: High-speed rail ridership data flawed

California high-speed rail ridership studies are flawed and are "unreliable for policy analysis," according to an independent...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Caltrain rider, on Jul 8, 2010 at 9:40 am | 30 comments | 3490 Views

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Zumot's lawyers press for documents

Attorneys for the Palo Alto man charged with killing his girlfriend and setting their cottage on fire have asked the court...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Interesting, on Aug 30, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 30 comments | 2047 Views

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Caltrain wants high-speed rail to start locally

Caltrain has joined a growing swell of Peninsula critics of California's proposed high-speed-rail system. But Caltrain isn't...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by YIMBY, on Sep 19, 2010 at 6:39 pm | 30 comments | 2976 Views

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Palo Alto committee wants rail funding withheld

Hours after Palo Alto's high-speed-rail consultant released a report sharply critical of the California High-Speed Rail Authority's...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Sep 20, 2010 at 3:42 pm | 30 comments | 2383 Views

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Palo Alto resident with webcam warns of intruder

A tech-savvy homeowner on Tennyson Avenue in Palo Alto used a webcam to record footage of a suspicious man taking pictures...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by PAneighbor, on Feb 10, 2011 at 10:41 am | 30 comments | 2717 Views

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South Palo Alto housing proposal shot down

After seeing hundreds of housing units pop up in their part of the city over the past decade, dozens of south Palo Alto residents...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Pecuniac, on May 4, 2011 at 11:44 am | 30 comments | 6954 Views

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Historic Juana Briones House coming down

The owner of Palo Alto's oldest home, Juana Briones House, has begun deconstructing the 166-year-old structure after 13 years...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by L'Ann Bingham, on May 1, 2014 at 10:43 pm | 30 comments | 5053 Views

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New study, same arguments in Palo Alto's compost debate

Palo Alto's heated debate over the future of local composting reignited Monday night, with both supporters and opponents...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Oct 15, 2011 at 11:35 am | 30 comments | 1644 Views

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Obama to return to Woodside this Sunday

President Barack Obama is returning to Woodside on Sunday (Sept. 25) for a 4 p.m. gathering to meet and presumably break...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by mj street, on Sep 22, 2011 at 10:46 am | 30 comments | 1495 Views

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Man attacked with a bat in downtown Palo Alto

A man who had been out drinking in downtown Palo Alto bars was attacked and beaten with a bat or stick near Pizza My Heart...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 16, 2011 at 12:02 pm | 30 comments | 6366 Views

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Music company drops children's classics

An international music company has agreed to drop two children's songs -- "Shoo Fly" and "Jimmy Crack Corn" -- after a Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 25, 2012 at 1:14 am | 30 comments | 2733 Views

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Police: Avoid driving on Charleston during school rush hours

Officials are bracing for potential traffic gridlock on Charleston Road Thursday, Aug. 16, as Palo Alto students head back...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Road diet, on Aug 17, 2012 at 12:02 pm | 30 comments | 1937 Views

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Palo Alto seeks medical skills in new firefighters

Their job title may evoke burning buildings and forest flames, but Palo Alto's newest firefighters are expected to be just...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Oct 28, 2012 at 12:20 pm | 30 comments | 2947 Views
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