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Coming Soon -- Assistant City Manager

Peckham and McKenney, the firm recruiting candidates to fill the vacant position of Director of Community Services now held...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Oct. 11, 2009
Last comment by Herb Borock, on Oct 23, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 17 comments | 2883 Views

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Greer Park Softball Field as Temporary Dog Run Area

The Consent Calendar for the City Council meeting of December 14, 2009, has a contract for the renovation of Greer Park that...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Lois, on Dec 14, 2009 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 1550 Views

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Proposal to Increase Hours Worked for Temporary Employees

The Consent Calendar on the City Council's December 14, 2009, agenda has a proposal to increase the number of hours a temporary...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Dec 17, 2009 at 1:25 pm | 5 comments | 1635 Views

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Be the first on your block to redesign the city's website

The City of Palo Alto has issued an RFP for a redesigned website: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/filebank/blobdload.asp?BlobID=21650...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by bru, on Jun 16, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 4 comments | 1576 Views

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California High Speed Rail Gets Another $624 Million

The United States Department of Transportation has redirected $1.195 billion in high speed rail funds originally designated...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Dec. 9, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1322 Views

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Design Services Contract for California Avenue Project

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Design Services for the California Avenue-Transit Hub...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Apr. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1494 Views

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Utilities Management and Professional Employees join Union

Another group of City of Palo Alto management and professional employees has organized to collectively bargain with the City...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Sam Sell, on Jun 15, 2011 at 10:31 am | 10 comments | 1269 Views

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Cassandra Moore Flashback

Cassandra Moore's initiative petition for authorizing marijuana dispensaries in Palo Alto enabled me to flash back to the...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by araj turos, on Jul 4, 2011 at 4:27 pm | 2 comments | 1127 Views

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City and Firefighters Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

The City of Palo Alto and Firefighters Union Local 1319 have announced tentative agreement on a new contract that eliminates...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Sep. 30, 2011
There are no comments yet. 981 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 | 2 comments | 1364 Views

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Late Night Caltrain Noise Expected

Caltrain's new train operator will be training engineers while you are tyring to sleep. Expect more train noise at night,...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Apr. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1125 Views

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Who Appointed the New Acting City Auditor?

The City of Palo Alto's Chief Communications Officer issued a press release yesterday announcing that some anonymous individual...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Social impact, on Sep 14, 2013 at 8:53 pm | 5 comments | 2086 Views

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Censorship

A thread about Town Square editing was restricted to registered users by the moderator shortly after the initial posting...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 27, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 872 Views

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Jay Paul Withdraws Application to Construct Office Project/Public Safety Building

�The Jay Paul Company has notified the City of Palo Alto that it is withdrawing its application to construct an office...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Dec 19, 2013 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 403 Views

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Library Names

On Monday, March 17, the City Council will again be considering whether to change the name of the Main Library. I believe...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Mar. 16, 2014
Last comment by Hayes Library, yes!, on Mar 17, 2014 at 10:43 pm | 5 comments | 459 Views

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Arastradero Road Lots Suggested for Higher Density

Steve Pierce of Zane Macgregor has suggested including four large lots in the new Housing Element at higher densities. If...

Original post made by Herb Borock on May. 3, 2014
Last comment by SHAM Housing Committee, on May 4, 2014 at 9:13 pm | 10 comments | 1189 Views

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City Council Candidate Ballot Order

The Secretary of State's office has conducted a drawing of the letters of the alphabet to determine the order of candidates...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Aug. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 225 Views

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Online Parking Permit System

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Parking Website Design & Online Permit System Hosting prior...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 21, 2014 at 3:37 pm | 4 comments | 498 Views

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Residential Permit Parking Enforcement

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a consultant to provide Residential Preferential Parking...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Agenda, on Oct 31, 2014 at 7:09 pm | 5 comments | 370 Views

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Embarcadero Road Traffic Signal Modification at Town and Country

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Invitation For Bids (IFB) for Traffic Signal Modification at Embarcadero Road and Town...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Dec 13, 2014 at 1:53 pm | 12 comments | 487 Views
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