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Public input sought for flood-control project

A dramatic flood-control project that involves redesigning the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course and building new levees and...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by John Galt, on Aug 15, 2012 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 1540 Views

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Police search for suspect in Redwood City armed robberies

Police released a photo Wednesday of a man believed to be connected to as many as five armed robberies at businesses in North...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Aug 16, 2012 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 1784 Views

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Employee costs/labor contracts are crippling Palo Alto

Front page story in the Mercury News today http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-news/ci_21370598/bay-area-public-officials-break-bank-unused-sick Of...

Original post made by Jim H. on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by its outrageous, on Aug 23, 2012 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 1278 Views

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For A Palo Alto office building, what is the land cost per square foot of office space?

Can anyone offer information on what a developer would have to pay for land per square foot of buildable office space. Simply...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Sep 24, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 2069 Views

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Black and White Ball - Very Loud

I'm two blocks away from the Black and White Ball right now and my kids can't sleep because of how loud the music is. Is...

Original post made by loud on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by loud, on Sep 30, 2012 at 9:12 pm | 2 comments | 2094 Views

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ELECTION 2012: Stories, editorials, videos and resources

Stories, editorials, videos, photos and links regarding the Presidential General Election on Nov. 6, 2012. Palo Alto Online...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Roman Larson, on Nov 3, 2012 at 10:26 pm | 2 comments | 2729 Views

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Timing/Synchronization of new light on Alma

In the past week since the new light on Alma near Meadow has been functioning, I have been stopped by this light each of...

Original post made by Driver on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 8, 2012 at 12:53 pm | 2 comments | 1861 Views

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New buildings at Stanford

http://news.stanford.edu/news/2012/june/mcmurtry-building-arts-062512.html Stanford Daily article today notes new Arts...

Original post made by Wishful thinking? on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 1795 Views

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City Council members to fight massive buildings?

Which city council members running for election are interested in enforcing regulations and not allowing huge blocky construction...

Original post made by Michele on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 17, 2012 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 1310 Views

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PA Online is censoring discussion on scool board race

Over the past couple of months in this election season many of the several threads started or from Weekly articls, have been...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Oct 24, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 2 comments | 1640 Views

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Tour de Coop shows off backyard chicken roosts

With names like Chicken Spa, Coupe De Plume and California Coop, the first Silicon Valley Tour de Coop bicycle tour will...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by pets not meat, on Oct 25, 2012 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 3001 Views

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Stop the Leaf Blowers!

Why did Palo Alto pass a law against the use of leaf blowers when they never enforce it? The racket they cause is painfully...

Original post made by Ducatigirl on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 2 comments | 1677 Views

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Political Signs in Public Right of Way and on Parkland

There are several candidates that are placing their signs in the public right of way (planter strips between sidewalk and...

Original post made by Political Sign Watcher on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by determinant, on Nov 1, 2012 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 1255 Views

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Terman Middle School Student Offers Political Lesson

Please accept a quick story that has sharpened my clarity about the City Council Election: I was talking with a newspaper...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 4, 2012 at 6:21 pm | 2 comments | 1351 Views

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Homeless shelters open as cold weather hits

As winter approaches and the weather gets colder, thousands of homeless people will now be able to seek shelter at three...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by wondering and caring, on Nov 27, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 1677 Views

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Holiday Fund: A helping hand for kids

When Nina first wound up in a homeless shelter six years ago, escaping an abusive relationship, her main concern was immediate:...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Scruffy, on Dec 10, 2012 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 2494 Views

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Is there a water problem ?

The water is awfully deep on University around Chaucer St. I just tried to drive over to the Chaucer St. Bridge to see...

Original post made by Anon. on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 23, 2012 at 6:11 pm | 2 comments | 1834 Views

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2013: The Year of the Future

With the post-recession triage now in the past and local sales-tax revenues climbing, 2013 promises to be a year of regrouping,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Boring, on Jan 4, 2013 at 9:03 pm | 2 comments | 2855 Views

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Greg Scharff's surge to the top

To most Palo Alto residents, Greg Scharff was a political wild card in 2009, the year he decided to run for City Council. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jeremy Loski, on Jan 12, 2013 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 2177 Views

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Letters

Arrillaga the philanthropist? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18312 posted...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Anthropologist, on Jan 24, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 2 comments | 1801 Views
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