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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 | 1331 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 | 1300 Views

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Palo Alto's Bid to Boost Tourism Falls Short

From the Wall Street Journal PALO ALTO—City 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. 1375 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 | 1359 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 | 1365 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 | 1381 Views

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The Looming Water Disaster in California

It’s 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 | 1472 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. 1521 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 | 1830 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. 1739 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 | 2296 Views

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real estate strategy and public schools

“This overcrowding has been caused to a fair extent by overbuilding,” said Noah E. Gotbaum, president of District 3’s Community...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 12, 2010 at 7:06 pm | 4 comments | 1997 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 | 2166 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 | 3813 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. 2626 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 | 1481 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 | 3117 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 | 1020 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 | 1172 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. 1013 Views
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