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Editorial: Paly 'egg war' incident raises larger issues

The real question left behind from the Oct. 27 "egg war" between Palo Alto High School juniors and seniors isn't the egg...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by eakly at it again, on Dec 4, 2009 at 1:24 am | 27 comments | 2846 Views

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Typo caused 'implausible' high-speed-rail numbers

A memo containing information about ridership projections for the proposed high-speed rail contained a "typographical error"...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 14, 2010 at 11:01 am | 27 comments | 2272 Views

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Palo Alto selects new assistant city manager

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is planning to hire a new assistant city manager as part of a broader reorganization of...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by SuperD, on Mar 8, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 27 comments | 5285 Views

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Palo Alto's refuse-pickup rates may spike

Palo Alto's waste-collection service is, in some ways, a victim of its own success. The city's effort to discourage old-fashioned...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Jul 10, 2010 at 7:36 pm | 27 comments | 3270 Views

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Parking In Professorville

I live in Professorville, on a corner where there are theoretically 10 on-street parking spaces bordering my property....

Original post made by Ken Alsman on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 30, 2010 at 11:55 pm | 27 comments | 3506 Views

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Palo Alto won't limit housing sizes in the foothills

Faced with ferocious neighborhood opposition, Palo Alto officials decided Monday to scrap a proposal to limit housing sizes...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 12, 2010 at 1:47 am | 27 comments | 2818 Views

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Palo Alto residents not sold on local rail station

High-speed rail officials seeking to gauge Palo Alto's interest in a local rail station received an unambiguous message from...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 10, 2010 at 10:47 am | 27 comments | 2413 Views

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Stores squabble over 'Ernie's Liquors' name

Competing banners hang from the vacant barn-red building with a red-tile roof at 3871 El Camino Real in Barron Park: Longtime...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Kim, on Nov 19, 2010 at 10:58 pm | 27 comments | 14965 Views

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Yoriko Kishimoto named to open space district board Monday night

Former Palo Alto Mayor Yoriko Kishimoto was named to the board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Monday night,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by svatoid, on Dec 1, 2010 at 10:10 am | 27 comments | 2167 Views

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Officials, city leaders attend 'Save Caltrain' summit

Local transportation agencies should be merged and their funds used to support a regional transit agency, state Assemblyman...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by collegestudent08, on Mar 5, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 27 comments | 6537 Views

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Go-ahead nears for new, modern Apple store

Plans for Apple's new glass-fronted and topped retail store in downtown Palo Alto are edging closer to final approval this...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 18, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 27 comments | 5395 Views

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Palo Alto water rates could jump 12.5 percent

Water rates in Palo Alto would rise by an average 12.5 percent in July under a Utilities Department proposal that a City...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Richard, on Mar 3, 2011 at 11:13 am | 27 comments | 2986 Views

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Rebate for taking out lawn

Has anyone had a water audit and taken out their lawn and received a rebate? How helpful was the audit and how was the process?...

Original post made by watersaver on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jun 10, 2011 at 9:58 pm | 27 comments | 3105 Views

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Taxi companies say: 'No fare'

Concerned that a new taxi service wants to horn in on their business, drivers from two cab companies that service Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Willy Osa, on Apr 7, 2014 at 1:24 pm | 27 comments | 3490 Views

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Palo Alto considers new features for golf course

The Palo Alto Golf Course will have to offer more than just golf if it is to be profitable in the long run, a consultant...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by unknown, on Nov 7, 2011 at 5:03 pm | 27 comments | 2314 Views

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Architects hired to brainstorm about Cubberley

City and school leaders have engaged architects to do informal, preliminary work on ideas for the Cubberley Community Center,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Gary Gechlik, on Feb 11, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 27 comments | 2278 Views

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FBI file: Steve Jobs a 'driven, reality distorter'

A newly released FBI file on Steve Jobs paints a portrait of a driven, complex individual with a "tendency to distort reality"...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by paloaltotreewatch, on Feb 14, 2012 at 10:59 am | 27 comments | 3204 Views

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Despite tax growth, Palo Alto braces for deficits

After a two-year slump, Palo Alto is finally seeing some sunny news on the revenue front, though officials predict that the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by benefits and cost, on Mar 1, 2012 at 6:08 pm | 27 comments | 2156 Views

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Santa Clara County delays decision on Palo Alto bike bridge

Santa Clara County supervisors hit the brakes Tuesday morning on a proposal by Supervisor Liz Kniss to spend $5 million on...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by That's funny, on May 24, 2012 at 1:58 pm | 27 comments | 2547 Views

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Editorial: Bridging the flood control debate

It has taken more than a decade, but finally work is set to begin that ultimately will protect Palo Alto, Menlo Park and...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 16, 2013 at 12:14 pm | 27 comments | 3033 Views
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