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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Elks Lodge design gets unanimous approval

On Thursday, Palo Alto's Architectural Review Board unanimously endorsed the architect's vision for the two-story Elks Lodge...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by member, on Jan 21, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 50 comments | 4085 Views

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Palo Alto electricity rates could spike in July

Palo Alto's electricity rates could spike in July, though rates would still be lower than PG&E charges in most neighboring...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Wilkie Man, on Feb 12, 2009 at 8:23 am | 47 comments | 2952 Views

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Exercising the mind

Despite the talk about brain-fitness games, a single software program will not magically prevent the decline of the brain,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Kari Martell, on Feb 6, 2009 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 2039 Views

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'Spillover parking' revolt hits south Palo Alto

Both old and new residents in south Palo Alto are pushing for more liberal on-site parking in large new developments because...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 19, 2011 at 6:11 pm | 31 comments | 3102 Views

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Community honors 'Lifetimes of Achievement'

Taking in 21 foster children, chairing the Stanford University Board of Trustees and serving on the school board are among...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by George Browning, on Feb 6, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1992 Views

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Feds seize 7 boxes of Palo Alto Utilities records

Reportedly suspecting flaws in employee qualifications to weld gas lines, agents from the federal Department of Transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 11, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 12 comments | 1752 Views

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Feds seize 7 boxes of Palo Alto Utilities records

Reportedly suspecting flaws in employee qualifications to weld gas lines, agents from the federal Department of Transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by WOW, on Feb 12, 2009 at 4:55 pm | 33 comments | 2494 Views

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Palo Alto police chief to meet with community

Palo Alto Interim Police Chief Dennis Burns will hold two meetings to speak with the community about current events, recent...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Retired Marine, on Feb 15, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 6 comments | 1853 Views

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Tenants lash out against police investigation

A group of East Palo Alto tenants are protesting a recent Palo Alto Police Department investigation of a leading tenant activist...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by put put boogie, on Feb 22, 2009 at 11:45 am | 31 comments | 2224 Views

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Higher utilities rates to fund city services?

Facing a bleak budget forecast, the City of Palo Alto is considering an unprecedented transfer of $19.6 million from its...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Excellent!, on Feb 18, 2009 at 9:12 am | 63 comments | 2849 Views

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Future of California Avenue discussion tonight

The future of California Avenue and what to do with the Fry's Electronics property will be the topics of a neighborhood workshop...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 13, 2009 at 10:45 am | 33 comments | 1940 Views

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Palo Alto paraglider drowned, coroner says

Rollan Kim, the Palo Alto man who died in a paragliding accident off Pacifica last Sunday, died from saltwater drowning after...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 12, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 2067 Views

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City worker triggered federal probe

A federal Department of Transportation investigation into the Palo Alto Utilities Department for possible fraud could have...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by brian wilson, on Feb 24, 2009 at 5:03 pm | 24 comments | 2208 Views

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Palo Alto eyes changes to hotel ordinance

To boost flagging city revenues, the City of Palo Alto hopes a few adjustments to its hotel ordinance could add some cash...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Feb 13, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 3 comments | 2147 Views

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New, private roads causing parking woes

Nancy Manuele never anticipated that she would have to trawl her neighborhood for an elusive parking spot parking every day...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on Feb 16, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 6 comments | 2076 Views

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Fight erupts at California Avenue meeting

Anger erupted into a shouting match at the City of Palo Alto's inaugural public meeting for redevelopment of California Avenue...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by svatoid, on Feb 17, 2009 at 8:49 am | 63 comments | 2718 Views

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An Eichler dozen

Home tour showcases remodels, updates Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=9084...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Carol Acker, on Feb 16, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 2175 Views

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Connecting through Chopin

She sat down on her chair and gracefully pressed down on the black and white keys. The powerful sounds of Rachmaninoff's...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Sabrina Dahlen, on Feb 17, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 1 comment | 1921 Views

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Tunnels to be considered for high-speed rail

As Palo Altans continue to define their love-hate relationship with the high-speed-rail project, residents and city officials...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Sara Armstrong, on Feb 26, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 109 comments | 13108 Views

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Community meeting on high-speed rail tonight

Palo Altans concerned about California's proposed high-speed rail system will have a chance to learn more about the project...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Millie Mario, on Mar 23, 2009 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1846 Views
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