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[19 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Palo Alto’s ‘mobile mayor’ favors compromise, except on developing parkland Sid Espinosa, Palo Alto’s first Hispanic and fourth-youngest mayor, juggles duties at City Hall with a full-time job at Microsoft. His career path included a White House job during the Clinton administration.

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[16 Nov 2011 | One Comment | ]
Vast majority of Santa Clara County voters opted to vote by mail Of the 44,403 votes cast Nov. 8 in Cupertino, Sunnyvale, Palo Alto, Orchard School District and Sunnyvale School District, more than 80 percent came via mail-in ballots, according to county election results.

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[11 Nov 2011 | One Comment | ]
San Mateo County community colleges scramble for funds after bond measure fails Voters rejected a bond measure that would have financed building and technology upgrades at the College of San Mateo, Cañada College and Skyline College. In recent years, two similar measures passed.

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[8 Nov 2011 | One Comment | ]
Palo Alto voters approve composting measure by a large margin Palo Alto voters approved Measure E, reallocating 10 acres of Bxybee Park for the possible construction of a new composting facility.

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[8 Nov 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Voters end binding arbitration for Palo Alto police, firefighters Palo Alto’s Measure D passed 67.28%, ending mandatory binding arbitration when the city and public safety unions cannot settle on a contract.

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[8 Nov 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Community college bonds defeated in San Mateo County San Mateo County voters defeated a bond measure that would have benefited three community colleges.

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[8 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Election Day brings residents, advocates, officials to the polls  (PHOTOS) Peninsula residents turned out to vote on a variety of local races and initiatives, including a failed attempt to pass a community college bond measure.