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State audit blasts High-Speed Rail Authority

California's controversial high-speed-rail project risks major delays because of poor planning, a shaky business plan and...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Frank, on May 3, 2010 at 10:10 pm | 24 comments | 2311 Views

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Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Atherton Council members knowingly break the law

Thanks to Palo Alto resident and watchdog Herb Borock we now know the Mayor of Palo Alto Part Burt, the Mayor of Menlo Park...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by fireman, on Jul 14, 2010 at 8:08 am | 24 comments | 2386 Views

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Greg Brown mural in downtown Palo Alto restored

Artist Greg Brown performed restoration work over the weekend on "Man Pushing Cat in Stroller," his fanciful mural in downtown...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by James, on Sep 1, 2010 at 11:59 am | 24 comments | 2592 Views

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Palo Alto tries to locate missing 'public benefits'

Spurred by a group of land-use watchdogs, Palo Alto planners are trying to resurrect some of the "public benefits" that local...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by PA Resident, on Sep 24, 2010 at 1:21 pm | 24 comments | 1880 Views

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'No parking' signs to greet President Obama in Palo Alto

Northern Palo Alto is flooded with "no parking" signs in preparation for tonight's scheduled fundraising visit by President...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 21, 2010 at 10:02 pm | 24 comments | 1923 Views

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Booze dispute at Safeway nets four arrests

Three men and a juvenile were arrested after failed attempts to buy -- and later, steal -- alcohol from a Safeway in Midtown...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 15, 2011 at 8:22 pm | 24 comments | 1392 Views

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President Obama coming to Facebook April 20

President Barack Obama will visit Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto April 20, where he will host a "town hall" meeting that...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Telly Man Up, on Apr 11, 2011 at 10:46 pm | 24 comments | 1957 Views

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Palo Alto History Museum permit challenged

A founding member of a Palo Alto group dedicated to preserving the city's history has filed an appeal of a permit to build...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Katie Christman, on Sep 16, 2011 at 6:29 pm | 24 comments | 2230 Views

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Plan to connect Main Library, Art Center draws ire

A proposal to improve the connection between Palo Alto's Main Library and its Art Center, both on Newell Road, is infuriating...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 9, 2011 at 11:15 am | 24 comments | 1609 Views

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Crow cacaphony

Are you the someone disbursing food in piles on Kipling Street so your friends, the crows, can swarm-- cawing, crying,...

Original post made by Midtown Man on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by report, on Jul 20, 2011 at 5:47 pm | 24 comments | 2124 Views

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Plans for California Avenue continue to evolve

Palo Alto's plan to redesign the commercial stretch of California Avenue -- a plan that has galvanized a small community...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 26, 2011 at 10:55 am | 24 comments | 1485 Views

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Flood-control plan would transform Palo Alto golf course

An ambitious regional plan to calm the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek could mean dramatic changes for golfers teeing...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Floodpath, on Sep 2, 2012 at 9:04 am | 24 comments | 1511 Views

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City to repave San Antonio Road, replace trees

Palo Alto plans to launch on Monday the next phase of the San Antonio Road construction project, an effort that includes...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Local driver, on Aug 14, 2012 at 11:20 pm | 24 comments | 1973 Views

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Locals aren't buying Palo Alto's newest green-energy program

Palo Alto may be land of the green and home of the tech-savvy, but the city's latest renewable-energy program has so far...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2012
Last comment by BP Observer, on Aug 22, 2012 at 1:50 pm | 24 comments | 2321 Views

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Palo Alto ponders design of new bike bridge

Emboldened by a $4 million grant and a freshly completed master plan, Palo Alto is rolling ahead with design work on a new...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Lance, on Dec 15, 2012 at 4:21 am | 24 comments | 10016 Views

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Palo Alto poised to embark on trash experiment

Those black carts filled with trash may soon disappear from the curbside of one Palo Alto neighborhood as part of the city's...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by jardins, on Dec 17, 2012 at 3:54 pm | 24 comments | 1822 Views

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What's ethical?

Despite the growing popularity of private SAT tutoring and college counseling, questions remain as to whether they provide...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by A Parent, on Mar 13, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 24 comments | 1474 Views

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Palo Alto to seek public opinion, engagement on parks

The "intercept event" – a new tactic to elicit public opinion – is coming soon to Palo Alto. Eager for residents'...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 27, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 24 comments | 2315 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Green Zone'

Those naysayers who questioned the appropriation of the Iraq War for entertainment purposes in the newly minted Best Picture...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:18 am | 24 comments | 3612 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Asian street food, drive-thru Starbucks

Get the latest scoop about retail and restaurants by Palo Alto Weekly columnist Daryl Savage. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=25122&e=...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by busy coffee drinker, on Apr 26, 2012 at 8:06 am | 23 comments | 4602 Views
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