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Record-setting heat wave to last through Friday

Original post made on May 13, 2008

An excessive heat watch is in effect today for most of the Bay Area and the National Weather Service is advising residents to prepare for record-setting temperatures that are expected for parts of the region through Friday.

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Posted by Resident
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on May 13, 2008 at 1:11 pm

Do we have any cooling centers or air conditioned centers where people can go to cool off without having to buy food/drink? I know that the libraries are going to be closed because it gets too hot there, so what about City Hall, can our elderly folk take their lawn chairs there and sit in the cool of their halls?

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Posted by j
a resident of South of Midtown
on May 13, 2008 at 2:49 pm

use bicycles ,its too hot for fuel burning,thats why were in this mess

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Posted by Downtowner
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on May 13, 2008 at 3:10 pm

Wrong, Resident. The Downtown branch is air conditioned.

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Posted by Pampered Elderly
a resident of Midtown
on May 13, 2008 at 5:42 pm

100 degrees F. is not very hot. It'll be a good day to play tennis!!!!

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Posted by I love heat!
a resident of Palo Verde
on May 14, 2008 at 9:58 am

The staff at the Downtown branch must envy the other staff members at the other branches who don't have air conditioning.

Excessive heat = paid day off. At the expense of taxpayers I'll be sitting at home watching TV instead of working at Mitchell Park. I hope this heat wave continues longer!

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Posted by who needs weather
a resident of College Terrace
on May 14, 2008 at 2:23 pm

The whole air conditioning brouhaha last year was started by a woman whose child was inconvenienced on a hot day because the library was closed. She was Inconvenienced! and she didn't like it!! So she made a big noise on the web. And her overprivileged brat, excuse me, child, was inconvenienced.
Go to another branch? No way. I want what I want when I want it. Shame on the city! Air conditioning is a civil right.
Who invented weather anyway? It's inconvenient!

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Posted by Resident
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on May 14, 2008 at 11:06 pm

Today's heat was nothing like the type of heat we usually have. Although it was hot, it was not sunny and it felt much muggier.

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