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PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 | 2770 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 | 1883 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 | 1990 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 | 2128 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 | 2031 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 | 1989 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 | 2619 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 | 2063 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 | 1849 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 | 6304 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 | 1795 Views

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High-Speed-Rail Authority extends deadline

The state agency responsible for building a high-speed rail system has extended its deadline for comments after requests...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by to menloparkarrogance, on Feb 26, 2009 at 10:40 am | 10 comments | 1761 Views

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Education, environmental advocates win Tall Tree awards

Palo Alto's 2009 Tall Tree Awards, announced today (Friday), will honor community activist Carolyn Tucher, environmental...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mari, on Feb 19, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments | 2510 Views

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Palo Alto concerned about Stanford's growth impacts

Stanford University is projecting 3.5 million square feet of new development on its campus by 2035 — not including...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stanford, on Feb 22, 2009 at 9:59 am | 4 comments | 1655 Views

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Editorial: An unacceptable 'community dialogue'

Last Thursday's meeting on the future of the California Avenue area is a classic example of a meeting that went bad, ending...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by I was there, on Mar 9, 2009 at 1:41 am | 18 comments | 2092 Views

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Palo Alto wants civility

Interim Planning Director Curtis Williams, shaken by angry outbursts and near violence that erupted at a community meeting...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by RS, on Feb 25, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 29 comments | 2647 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

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. 20, 2009
Last comment by chris, on Feb 23, 2009 at 5:33 pm | 12 comments | 1709 Views

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Residents rail against proposed high-speed train, demand transparency, involvement

It began with a series of casual chats between neighbors in the Southgate neighborhood before it spilled over to other parts...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Mar 1, 2009 at 12:31 am | 66 comments | 3298 Views

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City Council, negotiation discussion for city-wide broadband system

The City Council plans to hold a special meeting to discuss negotiations for a city-wide high-speed broadband system. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 22, 2009 at 2:56 pm | 10 comments | 2184 Views

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Palo Alto sets study session on fiber Wednesday

Palo Alto's decade-long hopes to install a citywide fiber-optic communications network -- threatened by the international...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by HST, on Mar 1, 2009 at 9:15 am | 25 comments | 1942 Views
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