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Varian hydrogen-tank leak equalizes, fixes itself

A hydrogen leak from a storage tank at Varian Associates this morning stopped on its own about noon as the pressure in the...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Doug, on Mar 17, 2010 at 8:27 am | 25 comments | 1824 Views

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New Foothill campus at Cubberley resurfaces

A 2008 plan to tear down part of Cubberley Community Center to build a major new "educational center" for Foothill College...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 27, 2011 at 8:15 pm | 25 comments | 2646 Views

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Former Mayor Gary Fazzino fights serious illness

Former Palo Alto mayor and longtime City Council member Gary Fazzino has been tentatively diagnosed with multiple myeloma,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Diane Klezun, on May 20, 2010 at 5:13 am | 25 comments | 1959 Views

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Palo Alto seeks 'revenue guarantee' from hospitals

Palo Alto could require Stanford University to provide an explicit guarantee that Stanford's proposed expansions of its hospital...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by all fall down?, on May 26, 2010 at 9:50 pm | 25 comments | 2537 Views

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String of robberies has Palo Alto police on alert

Palo Alto police are urging residents to be cautious when walking around the city after two people were nearly robbed on...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Greer Stone, on Nov 19, 2010 at 3:26 pm | 25 comments | 1462 Views

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Palo Alto drops EMS study, fires consultant

Palo Alto's review of the city's emergency medical services is facing a delay after the city fired the consultant performing...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Dec 10, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 25 comments | 1798 Views

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Palo Alto struggles to give voters reliable data

Palo Alto voters will be asked to wrestle with incomplete and possible contradictory data in November when they hit the voting...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Apr 20, 2011 at 9:57 pm | 25 comments | 1703 Views

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Gunn principal, Stanford lecturer, headline panel

Stanford University Senior Lecturer Denise Clark Pope and Gunn High School Principal Katya Villalobos will headline a panel...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by justsayno, on May 5, 2011 at 8:39 pm | 25 comments | 1902 Views

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Stanford Hospital expansion wins key vote

After four years of hearings, debates and negotiations, Stanford University Medical Center's proposal to dramatically expand...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on May 15, 2011 at 11:44 am | 25 comments | 2167 Views

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Palo Alto's fiber dreams dealt another blow

Palo Alto's decade-long dream of expanding its fiber ring to bring high-speed Internet to every home in the city should be...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by Under the radar, on Dec 31, 2012 at 11:41 pm | 25 comments | 4132 Views

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Union's battle against ballot measure reignites

After a brief respite, Palo Alto's firefighters union on Wednesday renewed its legal battle against the city and resurrected...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Sep 12, 2011 at 9:33 pm | 25 comments | 1054 Views

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Water rates rise in Palo Alto

Palo Alto residents will be asked to swallow higher water rates starting next month to help pay for a colossal regional effort...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by common sense, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:06 pm | 25 comments | 1361 Views

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Legal battle could threaten labor-reform measure

Palo Alto's high-profile fight with its public-safety unions over labor reform will not end on Election Day, when voters...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2011
Last comment by City Booster, on Nov 4, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 25 comments | 1608 Views

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Palo Alto mulls new parking restrictions in Professorville

Spurred by a flurry of complaints from the Professorville neighborhood, Palo Alto has formed a new community group to explore...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by one for all, on Dec 28, 2011 at 4:51 pm | 25 comments | 2300 Views

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Report urges forming infrastructure commission

Palo Alto should overhaul its system for managing infrastructure and appoint a new citizens commission to oversee the complex...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Get Real, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:00 am | 25 comments | 1462 Views

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Palo Alto eyes staff cuts, fee hikes at animal shelter

Palo Alto's popular animal-services operation would see a slew of fee increases and staff cuts under the city's latest proposal...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Scottie Zimmerman, on Jul 24, 2012 at 11:58 pm | 25 comments | 1915 Views

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Impolite Questions to ask of PA City Council Candidates

Q to City Council candidates: "Palo Alto has a large job-housing imbalance and is under pressure to reduce it. The City's...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Contest for change , on Oct 28, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 25 comments | 4757 Views

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Gray injects green into council campaign

Tim Gray's dark-horse candidacy for the Palo Alto City Council received a major boost from a $30,000 contribution that the...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Oct 13, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 25 comments | 3510 Views

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Palo Alto considers new gym near the Baylands

A regional effort to calm the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek continues to evolve and expand, with Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Feb 20, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 25 comments | 6989 Views

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Palo Alto hires its first budget czar

Palo Alto has hired its first director of the new Office of Management and Budget, the latest addition to the city's expanding...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by lazlo, on Jul 8, 2013 at 1:44 pm | 25 comments | 1646 Views
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