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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 | 1365 Views

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The Looming Water Disaster in California

Itís all about the Peripheral Canal, a massive, multi-billion dollar aqueduct that would bypass the Delta region altogether...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 2, 2010 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 1452 Views

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Stanford conservation plan comes up for review

Please attend the review meetings (dates and locations below) and submit your comments. Now that Stanford's proposed plan...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1500 Views

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Empire of Thirst - Water in the West

If you are interested in learning why increasing population in the Bay Area is a recipe for disaster, this exhibit shows...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 8, 2010 at 5:21 am | 9 comments | 1805 Views

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Building community, creating income and employment

The benefits of urban beekeeping are substantial. Despite the conventional view of the city as a slough of pollution, urban...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1718 Views

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Zoning laws, house size and preservation

But in some circles in this opulent [the Hamptons] seaside retreat, Ms. Konrad has achieved a level of unpleasant notoriety...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 13, 2010 at 9:53 am | 10 comments | 2282 Views

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real estate strategy and public schools

ďThis overcrowding has been caused to a fair extent by overbuilding,Ē said Noah E. Gotbaum, president of District 3ís Community...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 12, 2010 at 7:06 pm | 4 comments | 1981 Views

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Building a better 'burb

The Long Island- and Maryland-based Rauch Foundation, whose efforts focus on issues relating to children, leadership and...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 2127 Views

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NIMBYs are preventing Palo Alto from moving into the future!

From large grocery stores, decent shopping of big box stores, Alma Plaza, Edgewood Plaza, improvements in Caltrain and HSR,...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 20, 2010 at 10:37 am | 67 comments | 3777 Views

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In Proposition 22, a Cautionary Tale of Piecemeal Reform

In 2008, with the state budget facing another huge deficit in the wake of the financial crisis, the state borrowed local...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2419 Views

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TSUNAMI WARNING ISSUED FOR SAN FRANCISCO - what does that mean for us?

According to latest news report from KGO (1:11am)- Tsunami Warning has been issued for coastal California and Oregon from...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Mar 11, 2011 at 9:30 am | 3 comments | 1465 Views

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Crazy demand for rentals in Palo Alto

What is going on with the rental market in Palo Alto? I have friends trying to rent a house in Palo Alto, they have been...

Original post made by Resident on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on May 20, 2011 at 10:08 pm | 13 comments | 3057 Views

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More Utility Rate Hikes - 17% + 13%

You should have received a notice in your utility bill in late April or early May notifying you of a planned water rate increase...

Original post made by resident on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Anna, on Jun 2, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 991 Views

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The reason we have Town Square.

I respect the authority of the Weekly editors to moderate and remove disrespectful comments, particularly those of threatening,...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Norm, on Jun 14, 2011 at 10:47 am | 24 comments | 1152 Views

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Palo Alto Wiki - Does anyone use it?

Just noticed a link today to Palo Alto Wiki on the Palo Alto Online Home Page. http://www.paloaltowiki.org/index.php/Main_Page...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 28, 2011
There are no comments yet. 990 Views

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Biking is not the only answer to traffic calming, how about public transit improvements?

Any time the subject of traffic comes up it is always assumed that using a bike is the only alternative to driving. We should...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by rider, on Aug 18, 2011 at 3:53 pm | 8 comments | 1016 Views

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PA Libraries now download books to Kindles, why do we need 5 libraries?

It is official. http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/depts/lib/news/details.asp?NewsID=1267&TargetID=140 This is now! We have...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:44 am | 36 comments | 2133 Views

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Palo Alto is fast becoming a dormitory town.

We have lost the bowling alley. There is disrespect for those who would have liked to preserve it. Borders is now closed...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 14, 2011 at 6:05 pm | 4 comments | 974 Views

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renting out sheds in the backyard

We have a neighbor who recently put in sheds in his backyard and is renting them out. The owner seems to think this is OK...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 16, 2011 at 8:17 am | 5 comments | 1285 Views

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One solution to Palo Alto's budget problems.

What really, really, really bugs me is that Palo Alto residents spend so much money outside Palo Alto and that sales tax...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Jan 6, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 20 comments | 2118 Views
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