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PALO ALTO ISSUES

'ZIP code' shifts to insurance rates

After much discussion among Palo Alto residents concerning a secession from the 94303 ZIP code, the issue has shifted to...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Mar 18, 2009 at 9:38 am | 5 comments | 1701 Views

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City Council bans plastic bags at grocery stores

Despite a threatened lawsuit and opposition from area grocers, the Palo Alto City Council Monday night voted to ban plastic...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by earthmom, on May 6, 2009 at 10:01 pm | 72 comments | 3272 Views

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Judy Kleinberg honored in state Legislature

Former Palo Alto Mayor Judy Kleinberg is being honored in the state Legislature today (Monday) as the 21st Assembly District...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 17, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 2 comments | 1754 Views

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Rod Diridon: High-speed rail on-track, needed

Rod Diridon, a key leader of the high-speed rail project to link San Francisco and Los Angeles, told a Palo Alto audience...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by jb, on Mar 20, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 49 comments | 6039 Views

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Police hunting for 19-year-old shooting suspect

Palo Alto police have launched a manhunt 19-year-old suspect in today's shooting incident at an apartment complex at 574...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Ketimpor Ta, on Apr 22, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 129 comments | 2541 Views

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City expands list of high-speed-rail concerns

A century-old bridge, a row of "storybook" houses on Mariposa Avenue and the famous El Palo Alto redwood tree could all be...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by TyrL172, on Mar 22, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 21 comments | 2085 Views

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Putting a bite on hunger

Palo Alto Mayor Peter Drekmeier was a different kind of public servant on Monday, March 16. Drekmeier served seven homebound...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Mar 19, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 1744 Views

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Google's Page plans 6,000 sf Palo Alto home

Try Googling Google Co-founder Larry Page and you won't find out much -- certainly not about what he's got in mind for his...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 26, 2009 at 12:52 am | 71 comments | 6065 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: No City Council meeting Monday night

The Palo Alto Parks and Recreation Commission plans to discuss a park-improvement ordinance for Lytton Plaza and discuss...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Mar 20, 2009 at 11:46 am | 3 comments | 1560 Views

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Utility workers challenge fraud allegations

Falsified tests. Conspiring managers. Unqualified workers. The phrases have been repeated in media reports and conversations...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by sickoflies, on Jul 23, 2009 at 6:58 am | 23 comments | 2135 Views

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'Tree House' development gets green light

A tree-lined development featuring 35 units for low-income residents received the green light from the city Monday night....

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by another_NIMBY, on Apr 24, 2009 at 10:35 am | 22 comments | 2201 Views

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Santa Clara County skeptical over Stanford plan

How much additional development could the Stanford University campus handle? That's the question Palo Alto and Santa Clara...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by OK with me, on Mar 24, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 4 comments | 1772 Views

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SLAC to get $68.3M in federal recovery funds

The Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) will receive $68.3 million in federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 24, 2009 at 2:32 am | 2 comments | 1643 Views

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FBI, police release list of 'Taliban' gang arrests

More than 500 FBI agents and police from more than 20 agencies fanned out over the Bay Area on Saturday, executing search...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by epoch, on Mar 23, 2009 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 3184 Views

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Palo Alto seeks input on police-chief search

The City of Palo Alto wants input from residents as it embarks on a search for a new chief of police. The city is holding...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Mar 26, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 9 comments | 1626 Views

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The beat on the street

World Music Day is scheduled to take over the street corners of University Avenue in Palo Alto on the longest day of the...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by Another Musician, on Apr 3, 2009 at 6:01 am | 5 comments | 1934 Views

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Asian dust cloud reaches Bay Area today

A giant high-altitude cloud of desert dust and urban pollutants from China will reach the Bay Area today. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Mar 27, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 26 comments | 1738 Views

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Water district board approves water reduction

The Santa Clara Valley Water District voted Tuesday on a resolution calling for 15 percent mandatory reduction in water use. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by PointOfView, on Mar 26, 2009 at 11:12 am | 7 comments | 1672 Views

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Palo Altans want tough, open new police chief

Palo Alto's next police chief should be honest, innovative, experienced, independent, eloquent, technology-savvy, racially...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by Be tough, on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:55 pm | 39 comments | 2008 Views

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Palo Alto to get $663K in federal stimulus funds

Palo Alto will get $663,000 in federal energy efficiency funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Rep. Anna...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by A Former employee, on Mar 27, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 14 comments | 1715 Views
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