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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Garbage Containers/Composting

As a board member and resident of a large condo complex in Palo Alto, I was wondering if anyone else has recently discovered...

Original post made by Peter Williams on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by apartment manager, on May 26, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 1715 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 | 1651 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

BUSINESS TAX: $150 tax on Stanford and Foothill students to be included? Why not?

Tax on artists, tax on writers, tax on architects, tax on the arts on general, galleries,all retail, etc., tax on gardeners,...

Original post made by solon on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on May 13, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 1764 Views

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Help is available

The Palo Alto School District has provided the following list of resources people can call on during a crisis. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by mommie dear, on Jun 5, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1631 Views

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Palo Alto council to adopt 2010 budget tonight

Palo Alto's proposals to cut programs, raise fees and eliminate about 20 positions to close a $10 million budget gap will...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Jun 15, 2009 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 1720 Views

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Weddings

Hillary Thagard and Tim Persyn Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=9785 posted...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by John McManus, on Jun 27, 2009 at 6:54 pm | 1 comment | 1728 Views

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Santa Clara County property values stay flat

The net assessed value of all property in Santa Clara County grew a mere 0.18 percent from last year, marking the smallest...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by , on Jul 3, 2009 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 2228 Views

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Does anyone know why Stanford has installed new fencing on Peter Coutts Rd from Page Mill to Stanford?

In the last two weeks, Stanford has quickly and quietly (I say quietly because it didn't take 9 years of meetings to install...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Clem, on Jul 10, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 1768 Views

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Clinical compassion

Curtis Lewis cautiously approached the Ravenswood Family Health Clinic's mobile unit on a recent Thursday. It was his first...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by Keep it up!, on Jul 11, 2009 at 11:32 pm | 1 comment | 2986 Views

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County validates citizens' 'wider-streets' petition

A community petition to require wider streets for new developments in Palo Alto was officially validated by Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by casey, on Jul 15, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 1508 Views

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HSR meeting w/ Anna Eshoo Sat. 7/25 at 2pm

From Rep. Anna Eshoo's Office: Please attend a townhall meeting about High Speed Rail (HSR) with Rep. Anna Eshoo this Sat....

Original post made by Alex Green on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by It's the economy stupid, on Jul 20, 2009 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 2308 Views

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Senior Games Money Not Yet Approved by City Council

I've been reading the stories about the paid staff for the Senior Games encouraging people to volunteer to work at the games. I...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Jul 20, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1425 Views

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Stanford to test emergency sirens Friday

Palo Alto residents and businesses near the Stanford University campus may hear emergency sirens as the university activates...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Dragonfly7, on Aug 5, 2009 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 1830 Views

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Public Council meetings at City Hall Monday night. 7pm

I have an Idea. The P.A online does not like so much? There is a TV in the loby of City Hall. Lets meet in the loby during...

Original post made by fireman on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Aug 28, 2009 at 8:01 am | 1 comment | 1594 Views

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Report Objectionable Content

What do you when ďReport Objectionable ContentĒ is telling the site sponsor itís them??? Perhaps itís only me (Iím used...

Original post made by WHAT????? on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by bill, on Sep 9, 2009 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1446 Views

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News Digest

Green-vested man robs Luther Savings bank Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11554...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by John Beach, on Sep 10, 2009 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 1530 Views

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Guest Opinion: A glimpse back at the history of Palo Alto parks-dedication battles

The proposed renovation of Lytton Plaza created a bit of consternation and misinformation about how Palo Alto is required...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Brian Steen, on Sep 10, 2009 at 11:02 pm | 1 comment | 1537 Views

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Wrong information in Info Palo Alto about our County Board of Education

I noticed that Info Palo Alto, the annual PA Weekly publication, lists our representative to the County Board of Education...

Original post made by Ze'ev Wurman on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by mom, on Sep 14, 2009 at 12:41 am | 1 comment | 1629 Views

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East Meadow Circle Concept Plan Meeting Wed 16th September

-------- EAST MEADOW CIRCLE CONCEPT PLAN MEETING THIS WEDNESDAY -------------- The third meeting for the East Meadow...

Original post made by Palo Verde Resident on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Palo Verde Resident, on Sep 17, 2009 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 1516 Views

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Disaster aides to practice what they preach

Disaster-response volunteers will be holding an earthquake drill Saturday afternoon in Palo Alto, practicing putting out...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Annette Ashton, on Sep 18, 2009 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 1712 Views
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