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Date
Press Release
07-25-07 Palo Alto to Host "Overall Start" for 2008 Amgen Tour of California
07-17-07 POLICE INVESTIGATE HOMICIDE
07-10-07 Palo Alto Children's Theatre to open A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD
06-18-07 Playing Fields Temporarily Close for Repairs on June 18
06-18-07 New Hold Policy at the Palo Alto City Library
05-25-07 Student Filmmakers’ Winning Work Examines Environmental Issues With Humor, a How-To Spirit, and Hope in 2nd Annual Earth Day Film Festival
05-17-07 College Terrace Library Hosts Mayfield Reading Day
05-16-07 City of Palo Alto Announces Five Community Star Award Recipients
05-16-07 Palo Alto City Library to Close for One Day
05-01-07 City of Palo Alto Receives Award of Achievement from the California Park & Recreation Society
04-26-07 From Protecting to "Serving" - Palo Alto Cops Wait Tables
04-24-07 Neighborhood Market Employee Robbed
04-18-07 ARTPOD 2007 Exhibition to Showcase Work from New Teen After-School Art Program May 13 - June 3, 2007
04-13-07 Youth Art 2007 and the Fourth Annual Cultural Kaleidoscope Exhibitions May 13 - June 3, 2007
04-13-07 Library Presents Free Teen Poetry Slam - 'Saturday Night Slam'
04-09-07 UPDATED ROBBERY INFORMATION
04-09-07 Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers Award Palo Alto Police Officers
04-09-07 Two Palo Alto Dispatchers to Receive Awards
04-06-07 Palo Alto Juvenile Saves Brother
04-06-07 Celebrate National Library Week at the Palo Alto City Library
04-05-07 Meeting on April 11 with Lieutenant Governor Garamendi and Palo Alto City Vouncil on Climate Protection
04-03-07 Celebrate Mitchell Park's 50th Anniversary on April 14
04-02-07 Police Cite Seven for Alcohol Sales to Minors
03-30-07 Flood Insurance Notices Received by Palo Alto
03-30-07 Missing Woman Located
03-29-07 Two Officers Recipients of Prestigious Award
03-29-07 Peninsula Lions Club and Mothers Against Drunk Drivers
03-28-07 Palo Alto Police Department Promotes Two Officers
03-28-07 Main Library Construction Closure Extends One Day
03-22-07 Robbery At The Midtown Safeway Store
03-22-07 Armed Robbery at McDonald’s on El Camino Real
03-20-07 Two Arrested in Foiled Burglary
03-13-07 Early Morning Armed Robbery at 7-11
03-09-07 Upcoming Closure at Main Library during Building Project
03-06-07 Lost Hikers Found
02-28-07 Beware Counterfeit Traveler’s Checks
02-28-07 Main Library Closures in March
02-28-07 Armed Robbery At Wells Fargo Bank On California Avenue
02-22-07 Grand Re-Opening Set For Bikestation Palo Alto
02-21-07 Taser Task Force Meeting Cancelled
02-21-07 Single Vehicle Crash Closes Fabian Way
02-20-07 Sketch of Suspect from Interrupted Burglary
02-13-07 Interrupted Burglary
02-13-07 Good Samaritan Sought
02-08-07 First Student Police Academy Begins
02-07-07 Interrupted Residential Burglary
01-25-07 Suspected Bomb Near American Red Cross
01-23-07 Police to Increase Traffic Enforcement Near Schools
01-17-07 Police Win Grant to Combat Alcohol Sales to Minors
01-17-07 Two Teens Carjacked On San Antonio Rd
01-17-07 Palo Alto Citizens Police Academy
01-17-07 Search and Rescue Bloodhound Still Missing
01-17-07 Molotov Cocktail Thrown at Church
01-17-07 Victim Hit by Passing Vehicle
01-05-07 Reading Expert Jim Trelease To Speak to Parents and Teachers
01-05-07 Main Library Construction Project Begins
12-22-06 Palo Alto is First California Green Power Community
12-20-06 Suspect Arrested in Fatal Hit and Run Crash
12-20-06 Burglary and Carjacking Suspect Charged
12-20-06 Armed Robbery at Neighborhood Grocery
12-19-06 City of Palo Alto Releases Service Efforts and Accomplishments Report
12-12-06 Five Suspects Arrested After Fleeing From a Stolen Vehicle
12-8-06 Interrupted Residential Burglary
12-5-06 Michael Davis, Wanted for Attempted Murder, Arrested in Sunnyvale.
11-30-06 Four Daytime Residential Burglaries
11-28-06 Palo Alto Libraries Celebrate Updated Teen Zones
11-28-06 Domestic Violence Suspect Arrested
11-28-06 Wrong Way Driver Causes Accident
11-28-06 Robbery At Benchmark Jewelry
11-22-06 Update – Palo Alto Bowl Robbery Suspect Vehicle Information
11-21-06 Update-Robbery at the Palo Alto Bowl
11-21-06 Robbery at the Palo Alto Bowl
11-16-06 Palo Alto Police Announce Start of First Student Police Academy
11-07-06 Burglar Apprehended By Police
10-31-06 Police Cite Parent - Hosts Of Teen Party
10-31-06 DUI Checkpoint after Stanford football game.
10-26-06 Strong Arm Robbery Downtown
10-24-06 Laws Pertaining To Vandalism
10-24-06 Toy Gun Replicas Are Unsafe
10-24-06 Palo Alto Reads…Funny in Farsi Conclusion, November 5 - 10
10-19-06 3-Year Old Child Reunited With Mother
10-18-06 Palo Alto Agencies Sponsor Community Forums on Pandemic Flu Preparedness and Response
10-17-06 Palo Alto Reads…Funny in Farsi - Events for the Week of October 29th – November 4th
10-13-06 Art Center Film Showing Cancelled
10-12-06 Burglar Interrupted By Homeowner
10-12-06 Robbery Suspect Sketch
10-11-06 Palo Alto Reads…Funny in Farsi -Events for the Week of October 22 - 28
10-05-06 $150,000 in Musical Instruments Recovered in Joint Investigation
10-05-06 Little Feet Take the Streets
10-03-06 Palo Alto Reads…Funny in Farsi: Events for the Week of October 15 -21
9-29-06 Teenager Physically Harassed By Stranger
09-27-06 Bank Robbery At Union Bank In South Palo Alto
09-25-06 Suspects in Vehicle Harass Juvenile Female
09-25-06 Library Launches the First City-Wide Book Club: Palo Alto Reads-Funny in Farsi
09-19-06 Palo Alto Safe Neighborhoods
09-13-06 Palo Alto Hires New Utilities Director
09-13-06 Bicyclist Struck By Vehicle
09-07-06 Police Officer Nabs Auto Burglar
09-05-06 Armed Robbery at Car Wash
09-05-06 Police Dispatchers Save Life of Distraught Caller
08-30-06 Small Dog Killed
08-24-06 Suspect Arrested in Connection with Auto Burglary
08-22-06 Police Nab Golf Club Burglars
08-17-06 Three Auto Burglars Nabbed
08-16-06 Library Adds Two Express Checkout Stations
08-14-06 Library Advisory Commission Expands Meeting Schedule
08-10-06 Palo Alto City Council Issues Proclamation
08-02-06 Three Women Robbed While Walking In North Palo Alto
07-18-06 Library Adds Electronic and Print Journal Portal
07-11-06 National Night Out
07-11-06

Burglar Arrested In Palo Alto

07-03-06 Downtown Library Closed on Monday, July 17, through
Wednesday, July 19
06-30-06 Department of Planning and Community Environment Welcomes
New Head Planner
06-29-06 Palo Alto's No Parking on Sweep Day Program Expands!
06-26-06 Palo Alto City Library to Close for One Day
06-15-06 High Bond Rating for Palo Alto’s Electric Utility Cited in
S&P’s “Public Finance Report Card: U.S. Public Power”
06-08-06 Palo Alto City Library Launches Summer Reading Program
06-01-06 Peninsula Therapist Arrested for Sexual Battery
05-24-06 One in Custody for Daytime Industrial Area Burglary
05-17-06 Public Safety Blue Ribbon Task Force Wants to Hear from the Community Before Presenting Results to the City Council
05-10-06 City Of Palo Alto Announces Annual Community Star Awards
05-10-06 Panda Training Program Breaks 500 Mark
05-10-06 Palo Alto Police Department Seat Belt Enforcement
05-04-06 Armed Robbery Occurred in Palo Alto
05-04-06 Mayor Kleinberg to Host "Mocha with the Mayor"
04-26-06 Winning Filmmakers Inspire With Animated and Documentary Films at the Greenlight Earth Day Film Festival
04-25-06 Library Advisory Commission Seeks Public Input
04-20-06 Calling All Baby Boomers: Community Meeting Announcement
04-17-06 Library Promotes Online Resources
04-7-06

City of Palo Alto Commits to Report Emissions to CA Registry

04-13-06 Palo Alto Renewable Energy Program Achieves #1 For Best-In-Nation Participation
04-13-06 City of Palo Alto Utilities Receives National Award for Excellence
03-30-06 Free New Home Construction Guidelines Help Palo Altans Build “Green”
03-30-06 Palo Alto Fire Department Office of Emergency Services Offers Community Emergency Response Team Training
03-30-06 Suspicious Circumstances
03-22-06 Five Jumpstart Ford Protesters Arrested
03-21-06 Library Teen Volunteers to Perform Show for Kids
03-15-06 Residential Burglary Suspects Still Outstanding
03-14-06 Arrest Made in Daytime Burglary Series
03-14-06 Library Offers Free Web Catalog Workshops
03-09-06 Police Warn Residents of Increased Burglaries
03-02-06 Mayor to Deliver Meals on Wheels
03-01-06 Downtown Library Closed on Saturday, March 4
02-20-06 Energy From Santa Cruz Landfill Will Benefit Palo Altans
02-16-06 Police Caution Residents Regarding Impersonation of Police
02-13-06 Serial Jewelry Thief Arrested
02-07-06 Palo Alto’s Police Building Blue Ribbon Task Force Members Observe Building Deficiencies Firsthand
02-07-06 Palo Alto City Library Director Announces Departure
2-01-06 One Door-to-Door Solicitor Arrested for Prowling
01-25-06 City Of Palo Alto Receives Excellent Bond Rating From Standard And Poor’s
01-24-06 Saturday is Sandbag Day
01-23-06

Library Survey Results to be Announced

01-19-06 Call For Entries for Greenlight Earth Day Film Festival
01-18-06 Citizens Police Academy
01-18-06 City Council Hosts Special Town Hall Meeting
01-18-06 City of Palo Alto Earns Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
01-10-06 College Terrace Library Closed on Saturday, January 14
12-20-05 Sobriety Checkpoint December 23, 2005
12-19-05 Palo Alto City Library Announces Winter Closure
12-14-05

Palo Alto Fire Department to Host Ribbon-Cutting Open House
December 20, 2005

12-13-05 Palo Alto’s Holiday Street Sweeping Schedule
12-13-05 DUI Checkpoint Successful
11/30/05 Fire Department's Live Fire Training
11/30/05 Palo Alto Police Advise of New Headlamp/Windshield Wiper Laws
11/29/05 Library to Share Plans for Improvements at Main
11/28/05

Palo Alto Main Library to Improve Service to Families

11/15/05

Palo Alto Children's Library Renovation Set to Begin

11/01/05 Palo Alto City Library Closed on Saturday November 5th
10/31/05 Library Hosts Meeting about Upcoming Community Survey
10/31/05

City Hall Shutdown for Electrical Tests

10/27/05 Library Seeks Input from Downtown Palo Alto Community
10/26/05 City Will Request Ruling from Court in Public Records Act Dispute
10/26/05 Signs Go Up for “NO PARKING ON SWEEP DAY” Program
10/26/05 Police Arrest Trio of Burglary Suspects
10/26/05 Parking Areas to Avoid During Stanford Football Games
10/17/05 Large Long-Term Wind Energy Contract Approved
10/12/05 Mobility, Environment, and Quality of Life:
10/12/05 LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT TO OFFER TRAFFIC SCHOOL…FOR KIDS!!
10/11/05 Palo Alto City Library Opens Study Room
10/05/05 Utilities Director Announces January 2006 Retirement from the City of Palo Alto
10/4/05 City Manager Receives National Honor
9/28/05 Library Seeks Youth For Advisory Board
9/14/05 City of Palo Alto Helps with Hurricane Relief
9/13/05 Resident Survey, Bicycle Panel Seminar Topics
9/7/05 Find it! at the Palo Alto City Library
9/1/05 Responsible Dog Owner’s Day
8/29/05 Palo Alto Fire Department Office of Emergency Services Offering Three (3) Day Community Emergency Response Team Training
8/24/05 Groundbreaking Set for New Playing Fields
8/5/05 Palo Alto City Library Provides Lists of New Materials
7/26/05 Palo Alto City Library Announces Improved Magazine Borrowing
7/22/05 Palo Alto Renewable Energy Program Steps into the Limelight
7/21/05 International Jewelry Thief Responsible for Palo Alto Theft
7/11/05 Palo Alto City Council Approves Library Technology Projects
6/29/05 Teens Invited To A Medieval Mystery Party
6/22/05 Palo Alto City Library Lengthens Check-out Time
6/9/05 Vehicle versus Pedestrian Accident
6/8/05 Palo Alto City Library Streamlines Service Hours
6/1/05 Palo Alto Police Officers Wait Tables to Raise Money for Special Olympics
6/1/05 Palo Alto to Hire New Human Resources Director
5/31/05 Helicopter to Deliver Equipment to Civic Center
5/26/05 Palo Alto City Library to Close for One Day
5/26/05 Drunk Driver Arrested After Hit And Run Accident; Bicyclist Hospitalized
5/25/05 Soccer Fields to Begin Construction Soon
5/25/05

City Of Palo Alto Announces Community Star Awards

5/16/05 Palo Alto Police to Target Seat Belt Violators
05/12/05 Bike to Work Day on May 19 Features Food, Fun and Prizes
04/28/05 Lunch-and-Learn Presentation on Urban Transportation in Perth, Western Australia
04/26/05 Homer Avenue Pedestrian and Bicycle Tunnel Grand Opening Planned
Event Kicks off Bike Month On May 5th

04/20/05 Community Meeting Regarding Leaf Blower Ordinance
04/07/05 Palo Alto City Library to Loan Laptop Computers
04/04/05 City Takes Measures to Safeguard Storm Drain Ballot Proceeding
04/04/05 Assault with Deadly Weapon Suspects Arrested
03/28/05 Palo Alto Plans Decreases In Carbon Dioxide Emissions
03/23/05 None Injured In Train vs. Vehicle Collision
03/23/05 Business Survey Helps Shape A "Zero Waste Palo Alto"
03/16/05 College Terrace Library Reopens on Tuesdays
03/04/05 Bank Robber Identified; Warrant Issued
03/01/05 Call-In Show, Coffee Meetings on City Budget Issues
03/01/05 SECOND PALO ALTO BANK ROBBED
02/28/05 Palo Alto City Library Improves DVD Request Policy
02/04/05 Police Need Information Regarding a Sexual Assault
02/09/05 Upgrade for Plaza Elevators at Civic Center
02/08/05 Burglar Arrested
02/08/05 Armed Robbery Averted
02/07/05 Transportation Brown Bag Series Enters Seventh Year with
"Transportation for Livable Communities" Video Series
02/07/05 Four Arrested In Beating At Birthday Party
02/07/05 No Injuries When Gun Fired Into House
02/02/05 Auditor releases 2003-04 Service Efforts and Accomplishments Report
02/01/05 Palo Alto Fire Department Office of Emergency Services Accepting Registrations for Community Emergency Response Team
01/28/05 Downtown Library to Open on Saturdays
01/27/05 TWO JUVENILES ARRESTED FOR STEALING A MOTORCYCLE
01/25/05 Palo Alto 's New Citizens Police Academy
01/21/05 City of Palo Alto Budget Manager Leaving
01/20/05 Palo Alto Police Conduct Minor Decoy Operation
01/13/05 Mountain Lion Sighting
01/11/05 Palo Alto Police Warn Citizens of Auto Burglaries
01/11/05 Five in Custody for Auto Burglary
01/10/05 Human Resources Director Announces Resignation
01/07/05 Palo Alto City Library Closed January 10th-12th
01/06/05 City to Reissue Storm Drain Notices
01/05/05 Police to increase traffic enforcement near schools
01/05/05 Juveniles responsible for Residential Burglary
01/03/05 PLANE CRASH IN PALO ALTO, 1 INJURED
12/29/04 Three Arrested for Burglary at Abandoned Sun Micro Systems Building
12/29/04 Palo Alto City Library Gets More User Friendly
12/16/04 Palo Alto City Library Special Holiday Hours
11/30/04 Nicholas Marinaro Appointed as Palo Alto's New Fire Chief
11/24/04 Duveneck Community Meeting
11/24/04 PaloAltoGreen Achieves Enrollment Goal
11/18/04 Large, Long-Term New Renewable Energy Contracts Approved by Palo Alto City Council
11/15/04 SUSPECT ARRESTED FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT
11/09/04 POLICE ASK FOR HELP IS LOCATING STOLEN LAPTOP
11/08/04 Sustainable Transportation Featured at City Forum
10/21/04 Roche Expands its Commitment to Environmental Sustainability:
Purchases One Wind Turbine of Renewable Energy through PaloAltoGreen

11/03/04 Sandwich Symposium Features Mountain Bike Trip
11/2/04 POLICE RAISING AWARENESS ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
10/06/04 Local Seeds Destined For Historic Tree Project
10/19/04 Palo Alto Awarded $83K for Bikestation
10/15/04 Staffing Emergencies Reduce Library Hours
10/12/04 Library celebrates 'Teen Read Week'
October 17-23

10/12/04 City of Palo Alto Utilities Earns National Award for PaloAltoGreen Program
10/07/04 Fire Stations Invite Community to Open Houses on Saturday
10/07/04 Palo Alto, CA -- Noted Bay Area Architect and City Planner to Present Sixth Annual Distinguished Speaker's Lecture on Sustainable Transportation
10/05/04 Palo Alto Fire Department Office of Emergency Services Accepting Registrations for Community Emergency Response Team
10/01/04 Walk to School /Way2Go Events City-Wide
9/29/04 Sewer Science Laboratory Works As Education Tool
9/15/04 Lunch Hour Series on Public Transit Innovation Scheduled
9/15/04 Palo Alto Donates Fire Trucks to Oaxaca, Mexico
8/25/04 Bicycle Safety Classes
8/19/04 Homework Center Opens September 8 at Palo Alto Main Library
8/16/04 Palo Alto Police Alert Residents of Mountain Lion Sighting
8/16/04 Palo Alto Police Warn Public of Internet Scams
7/21/04 Baby Born in Vehicle on Embarcadero Road
7/21/04 Missing Child Located by Quick Thinking Officer
7/15/04 Palo Alto Fire Department Office of Emergency Services Accepting Registrations for Community Emergency Response Team
7/13/04 Major Injury Traffic Collision Update
7/12/04 Economic Forum to Examine Impacts of Workers' Compensation Reform - Event is Free and Open to the Public
7/12/04 Murder Arrest Made in Baby Case
6/30/04 Foothills Fire Station 8 Opens for Fire Season
6/15/04 Budget Adoption Continued to June 28
6/14/04 Palo Alto Police Department Goes Live with Community Access Line
6/9/04 Attempted Murder Suspects At Large
6/3/04 Fingerprints Lead to the Arrest of a Burglary Suspect
6/2/04 Mayor's Forum to Discuss Ideas on Strengthening Retail Climate
(Event is Free and Open to the Public)
5/25/04 City of Palo Alto Announces Community Star Awards
5/18/04 Mountain Lion Dispatched
5/17/04 Mountain Lion Sightings
5/12/04 City Celebrates Intergenerational Week
5/11/04 Embarcadero Bike Path Completion
5/6/04 Special Schedule for Palo Alto Libraries on Friday, May 14
5/6/04 Theft Crime Alert
5/6/04 Resident Survey for "Traffic Sensitivity" on Residential Streets
5/5/04 PaloAltoGreen Enrollment Continues to Soar: Hewlett Packard and Palo Alto Medical Foundation Make Renewable Energy Purchases
4/26/04 Palo Alto Fire Department Office of Emergency Services Accepting Registrations for Community Emergency Response Team
4/16/04 Community Meeting About Palo Alto City Library
4/15/04 City of Palo Alto Distributes Free Digital Fever Thermometers
4/14/04 Palo Alto Proclaims Volunteer Recognition Week,
April 18-24
4/05/04 Kick Off for Brown Bag Series on Transportation Demand Management
3/24/04 Transportation History Videos Offered by City of Palo Alto
3/16/04 Palo Alto Art Center Exhibit - From Brazil: Palmo Quadrado
3/11/04 Economic Forum to Examine Marketing in Silicon Valley - Event is Free and Open to the Public
3/10/04 PaloAltoGreen, City of Palo Alto's Renewable Energy Program, Ranks Second in the Nation
3/04/05 Palo Alto Fire Department Starts New Ambulance Transport
3/01/04 Two Juveniles Arrested for JLS Middle School Vandalism and Hamster Killing
2/25/04

City of Palo Alto, Stanford University Go Back To the Table

2/20/04 Pamela Grady, City Manager's Wife, Dies After Short Illness
2/12/04 Detectives Arrest Suspect for a String of Residential Burglaries
2/06/04 New Library Director Appointed for Palo Alto
2/02/04 Transportation History Lunch Hour Video Series
2/02/04 Congress Awards Palo Alto Funding for Community Projects
1/28/04 Battalion Chiefs' Promotion
1/22/04 California Avenue Tunnel Closures
1/12/04 The City of Palo Alto Seeks Suggestions for Naming Park Site
1/08/04 Agreement Reached on 1998 Flood Litigation

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