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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police lobby temporarily closed

The lobby to the Palo Alto Police Department, including the Police Records Division, will be closed until 8 a.m. Monday because...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jan 3, 2009 at 11:52 am | 14 comments | 1794 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Menlo Park robbery suspect pleads not guilty

A 38-year-old man accused of snatching a woman's purse in Menlo Park after attempting to rob a woman in Palo Alto on Nov....

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jan 3, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 8 comments | 1890 Views

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Palo Alto examines new compost technologies

The future of Palo Alto's composting could be found in ancient Amazonian soil, in gargantuan plastic bags or in stainless-steel...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Bryan Long, on Jan 11, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 17 comments | 2374 Views

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New mayor to be selected tonight

The Palo Alto City Council is scheduled to elect a new mayor and vice mayor and adopt a resolution commending Mayor Larry...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jan 6, 2009 at 7:19 am | 24 comments | 2153 Views

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Green activist to become PA mayor tonight

For Peter Drekmeier, tonight's election of mayor and vice mayor will likely prove considerably less dramatic than last year's. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by James Nottingham, on Jan 6, 2009 at 12:01 pm | 11 comments | 1999 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Peninsula's largest shelter may close

With the recent spike in foreclosures putting a higher burden than ever on the Peninsula's temporary housing agencies, the...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Simon, on Jan 5, 2009 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 1976 Views

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Palo Alto examines new compost technologies

The future of Palo Alto's composting could be found in ancient Amazonian soil, in gargantuan plastic bags or in stainless-steel...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Bryan Long, on Jan 11, 2009 at 11:16 pm | 4 comments | 1883 Views

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Drekmeier, Morton named mayor, vice mayor

Environmental activist Peter Drekmeier and outspoken accountant Jack Morton were chosen as mayor and vice mayor Monday night...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Big Al, on Jan 7, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 40 comments | 2572 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Work begins on south Palo Alto senior housing

Construction is beginning this week on Fabian Way Senior, a 55-unit low-income housing development for low-income seniors...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Jan 12, 2009 at 12:20 pm | 29 comments | 2320 Views

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Palo Alto launching 'Open City Hall' online forum

Palo Alto will debut an online public forum today aimed at increasing "civic engagement" by allowing residents to post comments...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by No votes please, on Jan 9, 2009 at 11:47 pm | 18 comments | 2144 Views

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City mulls new co-generation power plant

Palo Alto's utilities officials are exploring a plan to bring a co-generation power plant to the city. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 10, 2009 at 10:02 am | 7 comments | 1883 Views

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Palo Alto priorities: economy, environment, engagement

Times may be changing, but Palo Alto's top priorities will remain virtually the same in 2009, with some "common good" thrown...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2009
Last comment by under a bush, on May 12, 2009 at 2:05 pm | 18 comments | 1920 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to seek federal funds for new infrastructure

Palo Alto officials are hoping a new president and his proposed economic-stimulus package will help the city build a new...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Outrageous request, on Feb 17, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 11 comments | 1933 Views

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Palo Alto OKs compost-technology task force

Palo Alto leaders remain as split as ever over the city's composting options, but they agreed Monday night to create a new...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Jan 14, 2009 at 8:49 am | 6 comments | 1789 Views

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Palo Alto seeks fed $$ for fiber, police, streets

Palo Alto officials have identified 10 projects that they feel stand a good chance of getting federal "stimulus" funds from...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by jardins, on Jan 13, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 1784 Views

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Palo Alto police recover counterfeit money

Palo Alto police arrested two people early Sunday morning on drug charges and ended up recovering more than $2,000 in counterfeit...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Dave Flohr, on Jan 14, 2009 at 12:37 am | 6 comments | 1881 Views

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Zoning out

The now notorious "PC" zone allows developers to build projects bigger and denser than zoning allows, as long as the projects...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by kbgkbgnet, on Feb 27, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 10 comments | 1953 Views

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License-plate scanners worry civil libertarians

Palo Alto police officers will soon be able to collect and store license-plate numbers from passing cars without lifting...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 13, 2009 at 5:22 pm | 1 comment | 1690 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

License-plate scanners worry civil libertarians

Palo Alto police officers will soon be able to collect and store license-plate numbers from passing cars without lifting...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 16, 2009 at 6:35 pm | 27 comments | 2308 Views

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Palo Alto cops to offer Citizens Police Academy

The Palo Alto Police Department is inviting community members to participate in its 23rd Citizens Police Academy, which begins...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by lol, on Jan 14, 2009 at 6:39 pm | 10 comments | 1890 Views
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