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Woman, 78, dies in car crash on Foothill in Palo Alto

A 78-year-old Mountain View woman died Wednesday afternoon after the Toyota Camry she was driving collided with a tree on...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Interesting, on Sep 15, 2011 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 2594 Views

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PA City Manager hidden pay and scheduled raise?

Has anyone else seen the Palo Alto Free Press story about Palo Alto City Manager Jim Keene's pay and total compensation?...

Original post made by Diogenes on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Five new managers, on Sep 22, 2011 at 1:22 pm | 3 comments | 2242 Views

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PA City Manager compensation

I just reread the PA Free Press article and its second installment, and came across an interesting tidbit I didn't catch...

Original post made by Diogenes on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 23, 2011 at 3:21 pm | 3 comments | 4060 Views

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San Francisquito Creek project close to securing state funds

An ambitious effort by Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park to calm the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek could get...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by how many houses?, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:57 am | 3 comments | 2488 Views

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Ravenswood school district helping raise money for Sioreli Torres memorial service

The Ravenswood Elementary School District is helping to raise money for a memorial service for a student who was struck and...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by ariani, on Oct 2, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 2250 Views

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Measure E Alternatives

There are several topics that I've never seen the pro-Measure E people address: 1) How does a reduction in the generation...

Original post made by common sense on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Not so fast, on Oct 21, 2011 at 10:11 am | 3 comments | 1347 Views

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Lytton Plaza and Limitations on Sound Amplification

The Parks and Recreation Commission on Tuesday evening, October 25, will be considering making a recommendation about a draft...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 22, 2011 at 5:28 pm | 3 comments | 1792 Views

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PA City Mgr total comp - +/- $540k per year???!!!

Frequent readers of this Forum will recall my prior posts regarding aspects of Palo Alto City Manager Jim Keene's compensation...

Original post made by Diogenes on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 22, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 3 comments | 1815 Views

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The Big Game spirit will renew Stanford's energy

If there's one game that can quickly re-awaken a Stanford football player's competitive spirit, it's the Big Game. It's officially...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by John R. Grout, on Nov 15, 2011 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 1941 Views

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Editorial: Handicapping the golf course

Perhaps there is a silver lining in a flood-control proposal that would place a new levee on part of the Palo Alto Municipal...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by more free space, on Dec 9, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 2465 Views

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Stop light at Alma Plaza

The Daily Post is reporting today that the developer of alma plaza will be putting in a stop light on Alma Street 600 feet...

Original post made by svatoid on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 9, 2012 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 1661 Views

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Home Town Pride, Jeremy Lin & Others

We are all used to the fact that HP was a Palo Alto startup and Facebook had its headquarters based in Palo Alto for years....

Original post made by Paly Parent on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Feb 20, 2012 at 9:11 am | 3 comments | 2000 Views

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On Deadline: Can Ping-Pong help bridge neighborhood cultural diversity?

Palo Alto's new mayor, Yiaway Yeh, is enthusiastically planning ways to bridge the cultural-diversity gap in Palo Alto neighborhoods,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by diversity, on Feb 21, 2012 at 10:25 am | 3 comments | 2242 Views

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Janitors hold protest march in Palo Alto

Hundreds of janitors took to the streets of Palo Alto with signs and bullhorns Thursday afternoon as part of a regional effort...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Apr 5, 2012 at 1:43 pm | 3 comments | 1987 Views

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Green-dye spill prompts hazmat response

About 1,500 gallons of bright green dye used to find pipe clogs spilled into a Palo Alto storm drain, triggering a hazardous-materials...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by jody, on Apr 7, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 3 comments | 2459 Views

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Editorial: New massage rules still not right

In what is becoming almost an amusing struggle between city staff and the City Council, how Palo Alto regulates massage therapists...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 16, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 3053 Views

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Noisy nights for Caltrain neighbors through May

Caltrain has announced that nighttime training of new train engineers may disrupt the sleep of nearby residents for several...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by willem, on Apr 17, 2012 at 7:57 pm | 3 comments | 2389 Views

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School calendar, student data, on board agenda

The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight will discuss upcoming changes to the academic calendar, the "disproportionate" number...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 24, 2012 at 5:59 pm | 3 comments | 2199 Views

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Building inspector fell after climbing guard rails

A City of Palo Alto-contracted building inspector who plunged to his death down an elevator shaft had climbed on two guardrails...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by pete bennett, on Dec 22, 2012 at 6:27 am | 3 comments | 5177 Views

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'Gateway' elicits strong feelings on either side

'Gateway' elicits strong feelings on either side Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=16775...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on May 3, 2012 at 7:28 pm | 3 comments | 3196 Views
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