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Palo Alto attorney seeks seat on City Council

Attorney Marc Berman, a former state Assembly candidate who had spent much of the past year surveying Palo Alto's infrastructure...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 2948 Views

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Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce CEO resigns

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce is once again looking for a new leader after its president announced Thursday that he is...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Guest, on Jun 17, 2012 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 3153 Views

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Stanford grad Buscaglia overcomes a lot for his bid for the Summer Olympics

At an age when many young men might have fallen into bad habits and spiraled out of control, Stanford grad Alex Buscaglia...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Alex B, on Nov 12, 2014 at 12:43 pm | 3 comments | 2981 Views

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Flood-control project to surge ahead next year

When flood-control officials finally break ground next year on an ambitious, long-awaited effort to calm the flood-prone...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 13, 2012 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 4201 Views

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Main Library

The Main Library in Palo Alto will undergo a metamorphosis in the next few years when its rooms are renovated, a wing is...

Original post made by Economy Minded on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Cant understand it, on Aug 21, 2012 at 7:34 pm | 3 comments | 2189 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. 21, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Aug 22, 2012 at 12:56 am | 3 comments | 3248 Views

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Palo Alto market robbed at gunpoint Saturday

A man with a black, semiautomatic handgun held up proprietors of the Valencia Market at 3487 El Camino Real in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by Language is Hard?, on Aug 27, 2012 at 11:00 am | 3 comments | 2884 Views

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PARKING PROGRESS: "The High Cost of Free Parking" by Donald C Shoup

Parking downtown, and neighborhood parking, seems like it needs a fresh look. This book (2011) mentions PALO ALTO many times,...

Original post made by John hackmann on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Right On!, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 2256 Views

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Around Town

<B>BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD ... </B>While cities across the nation continue to bear economic pain and sluggish job growth,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2012
Last comment by Sky is the limit?, on Oct 7, 2012 at 7:42 pm | 3 comments | 2966 Views

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The new traffic light on Alma just west of Meadow

A brand new traffic light on busy Alma street. For whom? For the potential residents of the new luxury home complex? Or...

Original post made by VJ on Sep. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 4, 2012 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 1675 Views

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What's up with the Mitchell Park Library

I haven't seen much work going on at the Mitchell Park Library. Does anyone have a status update? I can't wait to see the...

Original post made by Middlefield driver on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by Goose Boy, on Jan 7, 2013 at 3:36 pm | 3 comments | 2438 Views

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Eco-friendly furnishings

Most have heard of the 100-mile Thanksgiving, shopping at a farmers market or other "buy local" trends. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by kind of boring, on Jan 16, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 3284 Views

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Palo Alto's painful dilemma

In 2009, Palo Alto's elected leaders and top management responded to the financial walloping of the Great Recession by embarking...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Paco, on Dec 18, 2014 at 6:52 am | 3 comments | 3517 Views

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Letters to the editor

Bag ban positives Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18711 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 6, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 3 comments | 2976 Views

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Rise of committees divides Palo Alto council

When the Palo Alto City Council prepared to go into a closed-door meeting last week to discuss the future of Cubberley Community...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Sunshine, on May 4, 2013 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 2208 Views

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Why should we care about Cubberley now?

Why should we care about Cubberley now? Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18959...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Astronomical costs, on May 25, 2013 at 3:14 pm | 3 comments | 3218 Views

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Media Center explores immigrants' tales

Ingeborg Baehr Hirschhorn's immigration story did not start out like the stories of the generation before her, immigrants...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Immigrant Studio, on Oct 23, 2013 at 4:01 am | 3 comments | 4072 Views

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Police arrest suspect in downtown groping

A San Mateo man who drove up to a woman in Palo Alto and groped her from his car on Wednesday, June 5, was arrested Monday...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 11, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 3 comments | 3542 Views

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Stanford Stadium 'explosion' brings out hundreds

A swarm of police, fire and emergency personnel, along with hundreds of "victims," took part in a simulated explosion at...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Surprised and confused, on Aug 15, 2013 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments | 3110 Views

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Worker fired by VA hospital seeks job back

A social worker fired by the Veteran Affairs (VA) Hospital in Palo Alto is waging a campaign to get her job back, alleging...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 8, 2013 at 4:43 pm | 3 comments | 3870 Views
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