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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto sees good news on revenue front

Rising revenues and savings in a new firefighter contract have brought Palo Alto a rare bit of good news on the financial...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by george, on Oct 21, 2011 at 4:20 pm | 7 comments | 1126 Views

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Battle over the Baylands

The brown and dusty expanse of barren land next to Palo Alto's water-treatment plant looks like an unlikely setting for the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by League is discredited, on Oct 30, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 29 comments | 2761 Views

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Checking the facts on Measure E

What supporters and opponents of Measure E are saying. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22946...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Tom Jordan, on Oct 27, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 26 comments | 2592 Views

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Editorial: Yes on E

It is difficult to imagine any other city engaging in the kind of hard-fought battle that has characterized the debate over...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter Sedriks, on Oct 30, 2011 at 4:19 am | 137 comments | 3373 Views

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Legal battle could threaten labor-reform measure

Palo Alto's high-profile fight with its public-safety unions over labor reform will not end on Election Day, when voters...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2011
Last comment by City Booster, on Nov 4, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 25 comments | 1501 Views

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Obama lunch offers inside look at campaign finance

Spots were still available late Sunday for a Tuesday lunch with President Obama in exchange for a $5,000 donation to the...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Oct 25, 2011 at 11:31 am | 40 comments | 1592 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Edgewood Plaza renovation; Report on college-preparation trends

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings this week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22969...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by D, on Oct 25, 2011 at 11:55 am | 1 comment | 937 Views

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Palo Alto hires new chief information officer

City Manager James Keene has selected Jonathan Reichental to be Palo Alto's chief information officer, the city announced...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Oct 29, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 10 comments | 9507 Views

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Changes coming to California Avenue

This video about proposed changes to Palo Alto's California Avenue was produced by Palo Alto resident Roland Vogl -- a graduate...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Former Vice Mayor Palo Alto, on Jan 15, 2014 at 1:01 pm | 47 comments | 2957 Views

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Fire union funds pour into 'No on D' race

More than $70,000 in contributions from public safety unions have poured into the "No on Measure D" campaign in the past...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Lupe, on Oct 31, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 18 comments | 1176 Views

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For Measure E, 'yes' outpaces 'no' in fundraising

The "Yes on Measure E" campaign outpaced the "No on Measure E" campaign in fundraising, according to campaign finance reports...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2011
Last comment by Elaine Elbizri, on Nov 6, 2011 at 1:27 pm | 8 comments | 1307 Views

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Police identify Palo Alto gunpoint-robbery suspect

Police have identified the suspect in a recent armed robbery in downtown Palo Alto and are trying to track him down, Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2011
Last comment by Time-For-Downtown-Surveillance-Technology, on Nov 1, 2011 at 6:48 am | 8 comments | 1032 Views

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Palo Alto considers new features for golf course

The Palo Alto Golf Course will have to offer more than just golf if it is to be profitable in the long run, a consultant...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by unknown, on Nov 7, 2011 at 5:03 pm | 27 comments | 1752 Views

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Egg-throwing youths get scrubbing lesson

Several Palo Alto teens got a lesson in the difficulty of removing eggs from vehicles and surfaces Thursday night, after...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Jeff, on Nov 21, 2011 at 10:16 am | 87 comments | 2704 Views

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City Hall-oween

From Harry Potter and pirates to Candyland and coffins, Palo Alto city departments and employees were decked out in Halloween...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by lets play, on Nov 1, 2011 at 10:11 am | 4 comments | 970 Views

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Palo Alto eyes changes to recycling program

After years of dwindling usage and shrinking space, Palo Alto's recycling center will shutter for good in February -- the...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Nov 2, 2011 at 6:33 pm | 20 comments | 1459 Views

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Price tag swells for California high-speed rail project

The cost of California's proposed high-speed-rail system, originally pegged at about $36 billion, has nearly tripled since...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Public Private partnership, on Jan 22, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 52 comments | 3723 Views

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Palo Alto officials not sold on rail business plan

The new business plan for California's proposed high-speed rail line drew sharp rebukes from Palo Alto's elected officials...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by paloaltotreewatch, on Nov 5, 2011 at 8:38 am | 8 comments | 1003 Views

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'Occupy Palo Alto' gathering set for Saturday

Members of the Peninsula Peace and Justice Center will lead an "Occupy Palo Alto" event tomorrow (Saturday, Nov. 5) at noon,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 6, 2011 at 7:31 am | 12 comments | 1427 Views

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Part of PG&E gas main in Palo Alto is salvaged pipe

A gas-transmission line that runs through Palo Alto and Stanford University contains reused, salvaged pipe dating to 1947,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2011
Last comment by not a PeeGeenE fan, on Nov 11, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 5 comments | 1200 Views
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