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Neighborhood meeting about East Meadow Circle/Fabian Way

I found a meeting hidden away in last Friday's print version which I assume is about the proposed 2800 units at the above...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 23, 2009 at 5:34 am | 13 comments | 2325 Views

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Way to look up property owner?

Does anyone know if there's a way to look up the owner of a property? As far as I can tell from Santa Clara County's website,...

Original post made by resident on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jan 24, 2009 at 6:53 am | 5 comments | 4390 Views

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USPS letter - mail delivery alterations

We received a letter from USPS informing us of changes that would be taking place in the delivery of our mail as cost cutting...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 26, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 3 comments | 2266 Views

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Palo Alto needs to follow State

Rightly or wrongly, the Governor has instituted furlough Fridays as a cost saving measure to help California's finances....

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 8, 2009 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 1726 Views

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Palo Alto resident killed

10 o'clock news identified this man as a Palo Alto resident http://www.ktvu.com/news/18669292/detail.html...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Feb 9, 2009 at 2:51 am | 1 comment | 1865 Views

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How the City Council can help put healthy food in schools

Tell the City Council "no more dense housing". Increased population causes the restricted flow of water to local farmers....

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 20, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 1717 Views

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Cancel Palo Alto Green in Protest Against Electricity Hikes

Last month when I learned the city would increase the transfer amount from a budget surplus utilities fund in addition to...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Big lie, on Mar 5, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 1819 Views

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SJ Airport Loses 1 M Passengers; HSR Races On

SJ Airport Loses 1M Passengers; HSR Races On The San Jose airport had 1 million fewer passengers last year. In 2007,...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 6, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 1669 Views

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When will City Council freeze salaries and make budget cuts?

Stanford has already put a salary freeze and their president has already taken a voluntary pay cut. When will Palo Alto...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by citizan, on Mar 9, 2009 at 9:16 am | 6 comments | 1722 Views

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Obama's lopsided Education v. Infrastructure ideas

Obama has long campaigned that during his administration he will work to improve education in America to ensure the future...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Mar 13, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments | 1593 Views

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Letter: City employees should volunteer pay cuts

Here's a letter that was posted in the Almanac that I wanted to repost here. I believe it has direct relevance to Palo Alto...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by manager, on Aug 1, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 8 comments | 1808 Views

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Natural Gas glut causes collapse in home gas prices, but not in Palo Alto

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/21/business/energy-environment/21gas.html?em The decline in crude oil prices gets all the...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Mar 22, 2009 at 5:42 am | 1 comment | 1647 Views

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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 | 4515 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 | 1716 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. 1762 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 | 1622 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 | 1759 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 | 1948 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 | 1615 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 | 1938 Views
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