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College Terrace Library set for fall opening

The College Terrace Library is scheduled to open on time after all after a City Council committee shot down on Thursday night...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 16, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 7 comments | 2600 Views

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Rents at former Page Mill apartments rolled back

Matthew Martin got an unexpected surprise in the mail this week: The Woodland Park Apartments tenant saw his rent go down...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Jun 10, 2010 at 10:37 am | 21 comments | 2933 Views

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Bathroom-remodeling starts fire in Menlo Park home

A husband and wife who recently purchased a house in eastern Menlo Park will be forced to sleep elsewhere for a time following...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by LadyGooGoo, on May 9, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 2048 Views

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EPA chief out of running for New Orleans job

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis has been passed over for the New Orleans police superintendent position but remains...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by solve the crime, on May 8, 2010 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2542 Views

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Palo Alto council members may take pay cuts

Seeking to send the community a sober message about Palo Alto's budget woes, a City Council committee agreed last week to...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by homegirl, on May 12, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 21 comments | 2974 Views

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'Bike to Work Day' coming up this Thursday

The morning auto rush-hour Thursday will take a leave of absence, and become a bicycle rush hour. Or at least that's the...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by car driver, on May 12, 2010 at 8:57 am | 3 comments | 2074 Views

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Water board may scrap redistricting plan

After a flurry of opposition and a threatened lawsuit from the City of Gilroy, the Santa Clara Valley Water District agreed...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by waterboard?, on May 12, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 2781 Views

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An oasis in the neighborhood

Downtown North resident Katie Ritchey this week walked through the well-appointed ground floor of her new nonprofit for women,...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Karen, on May 12, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 3316 Views

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Palo Alto dumps plan to fine non-recyclers

Palo Alto is backing off a controversial proposal to fine residents who flagrantly violate its sweeping new recycling ordinance. Read...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Bob Smith, on May 19, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 21 comments | 3360 Views

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Settlement in landmark Channing House case

Sally Herriot, a 91-year-old Palo Alto woman who sued Channing House senior community for the right to remain in her private...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by musical, on May 1, 2014 at 11:09 pm | 21 comments | 5797 Views

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Road warriors

All nine Bay Area counties took part in "Bike to Work Day" this morning, when hundreds of thousands of commuters shifted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by "encouraging", on May 15, 2010 at 6:15 pm | 9 comments | 2347 Views

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New Palo Alto hotel keen on hip, young guests

Hotel Keen, at 425 High St., is Palo Alto's first new hotel in a decade and part of a local spike in hotel development that...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Alma/Loma Verde Resident/Parent, on May 17, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 6 comments | 6500 Views

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Palo Alto may break 50-foot barrier for buildings

Palo Alto, a city with a history of opposing high-rise developments and promoting the small, eclectic neighborhoods, is now...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by TimH, on May 22, 2010 at 10:28 am | 44 comments | 3676 Views

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Palo Alto dumps controversial fire-staffing study

Palo Alto officials have scrapped a much-anticipated study into staffing levels at the Fire Department after learning that...

Original post made on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by LT, on May 15, 2010 at 6:45 am | 1 comment | 2496 Views

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And now for something completely different

Baume could be the soul of a new cuisine. Or it could be just another once-pretty face on a high-turnover restaurant corner...

Original post made on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by obesity, on May 15, 2010 at 7:48 pm | 2 comments | 3630 Views

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Menlo-Palo Alto boys meet in CCS tennis semifinals

The Menlo School boys' tennis program has achieved an unbeaten record only once in school history. That was the 1999 team...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by , on May 17, 2010 at 12:25 pm | 5 comments | 3103 Views

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Palo Alto cleaver attacker was tortured in China

Chunren Chen, the restaurant worker who allegedly hacked a fellow employee with a meat cleaver during an argument at a Palo...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Bruce Li, on May 17, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 4 comments | 2190 Views

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Dreamy finish for Menlo in CCS tennis title match

Most high school athletes at one point probably dream of hitting that game-winning homer, or scoring that game-winning touchdown...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by menlo fan, on May 17, 2010 at 11:03 pm | 3 comments | 2164 Views

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Bike racers pass through San Mateo County today

Parts of state Highway 1 in Pacifica and Half Moon Bay will be closed briefly today while the 2010 Amgen Tour of California...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on May 18, 2010 at 4:33 pm | 5 comments | 1996 Views

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Court issues injunction against pesticide use

A federal injunction affecting eight Bay Area counties will temporarily halt the use of using 75 pesticides in and adjacent...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Carrie, on Jul 8, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 10 comments | 3532 Views
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