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Palo Alto City Employee Salary Database

Where can I find a database that includes all the 2007-08 salaries paid to any and all city employee? The Merc published...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 12, 2009
Last comment by PAResident, on Sep 21, 2009 at 4:55 pm | 9 comments | 4481 Views

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Why isn't the City Council talking about water shortfalls?

West Is Told to Expect Water Shortfalls http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/21/science/21obriver.html?partner=MYWAY Is the...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 24, 2009 at 11:04 am | 9 comments | 1704 Views

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Utility rate increases are not a "done deal"

Increases in utility rates are not a "done deal" even if the media and city council want you to believe that they are. We...

Original post made by Resident on May. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1747 Views

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Math and suicide topics

Here on Town Square we have three topics that are getting the most hits. We have had two suicides on our tracks from different...

Original post made by Resident on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 7, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 1605 Views

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Why we need local fresh food

If you are interested in saving our local farmlands so that we can continue to buy fresh produce, and if you are interested...

Original post made by Resident on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Bruce, on May 14, 2009 at 12:37 am | 33 comments | 1743 Views

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Increase in air traffic?

Is it just me, or has there been a significant increase in aircraft noise over Palo Alto starting early in the morning and...

Original post made by Resident on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 17, 2009 at 12:26 am | 5 comments | 1926 Views

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imposed tough restrictions on the use of tap water, local officials said.

Drought-hit LA, San Diego impose water ban Published: Monday June 1, 2009 Hit by a severe drought for the third year...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 1, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1605 Views

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Is it allowed to extend your concrete driveway to double the normal size

I can see adding maybe five feet, but there are some residents who are doubling the size of their driveways with concrete....

Original post made by resident on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Aug 14, 2009 at 9:02 am | 15 comments | 1924 Views

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Water is the New Oil: Planning for a Changing Climate

Although it is important for people to converve water, isn't the Palo Alto City Council cancelling our efforts by approving...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 19, 2009 at 2:02 am | 8 comments | 1480 Views

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Find Water Polluters Near You

Across the nation, the system that Congress created to protect the nationís waters under the Clean Water Act of 1972 today...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 18, 2009 at 3:56 pm | 17 comments | 1574 Views

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Endorsement article by Former City Council member Ladoris Cordell

There is a great article that got published by La Doris Cordell former judge, Palo Alto City council member and special counsilto...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 21, 2009 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 1564 Views

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Fisherman Schools Hannity on CA Water Problems

Hannity blamed the high unemployment rate in the San Joaquin Valley on the lack of water for farmers, and blamed that solely...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on Oct 2, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 19 comments | 2379 Views

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What's holding California back from a water deal?

A slim majority (51%) also said there should be "fundamental changes" in the Constitution. But 69% objected to reducing the...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 16, 2009 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 1385 Views

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How to bring jobs to Palo Alto, benefit residents and increase Palo Alto's net worth.

We can look to the Campus for Jewish Life in South Palo Alto to learn how to do this. A large piece of property came on...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by NIMBY, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 1579 Views

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Los Angeles might require rainwater capture

Los Angeles might require rainwater capture The proposed law would apply to new home-building, larger developments and...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Odd markets, on Feb 5, 2010 at 5:46 am | 2 comments | 1304 Views

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Why slowing down in order to solve our problems may be good

A vital but limited human resource subject to increasingly unsatisfiable demands: The politics of water are becoming...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 16, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 1279 Views

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Palo Alto's Bid to Boost Tourism Falls Short

From the Wall Street Journal PALO ALTOóCity leaders in this enclave, which Stanford University and many Silicon Valley...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 17, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1343 Views

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The positive things that happened through the power outage

Too many negative threads. This is a positive thread to encourage us about the good things that happened yesterday. I...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by No auto today, on Feb 18, 2010 at 10:57 am | 2 comments | 1336 Views

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Modern American cities are changing

A report describing how modern American cities are being changed. This epic injustice is the complete takeover and reengineering...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 27, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 3 comments | 1346 Views

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Sunset calls Palo Alto #6 City of the Future

I post this somewhat tongue in cheek. http://www.sunset.com/travel/most-innovative-cities-00400000064623/page7.html Do...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by right..., on Mar 6, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 3 comments | 1364 Views
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