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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brian Steen

Brian Steen hasn't ventured into local politics before, but he figures he'd fit right in on a City Council where the word...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Be careful, on Oct 17, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 2112 Views

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20 years later, experts predict bigger quake

The 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake did sizable damage, but experts say there is a 62 percent chance that a far more devastating...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by paly student, on Oct 20, 2009 at 8:03 pm | 9 comments | 3416 Views

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Airport community rejects composting plan

Palo Alto's heated debate over the future of local composting will continue Monday night, when a special task force is scheduled...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Stop killing cows !!!, on Oct 19, 2009 at 7:46 pm | 15 comments | 2212 Views

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Home-invasion robbery on Amherst Avenue

A 30-year-old woman was rudely awakened, bound and blindfolded at 3:30 a.m. Sunday in her home in the 2000 block of Amherst...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Baldy in a Caddy, on Apr 19, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 15 comments | 2002 Views

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City skeptical about Children's Hospital's new design

A revised plan to expand the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital ran into a skeptical group of Palo Alto Architectural Review...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Adrrveey, on Nov 19, 2009 at 11:33 am | 7 comments | 1870 Views

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Ghanmas send condolences to Schipsi family

The two brothers vilified last year in court documents by Bulos "Paul" Zumot ahd his murdered girlfriend, Jennifer Schipsi....

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Oct 22, 2009 at 6:40 pm | 10 comments | 2052 Views

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Palo Alto to study Fire Department costs, staffing

After six years of talking about it, Palo Alto is preparing a new analysis of staffing levels at its Fire Department -- information...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Frank, on Oct 27, 2009 at 12:57 am | 20 comments | 2477 Views

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Man, 22, critical after East Palo Alto shooting

A 22-year-old man was critically injured Tuesday night when he was shot several times while sitting in a parked car in East...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by epa lifer, on Oct 22, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 8 comments | 1546 Views

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Union rejects Palo Alto's 'last, best, final' offer

Union negotiators Tuesday afternoon rejected a "last, best and final offer" from Palo Alto city administration during a tense...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by daniel, on May 9, 2010 at 8:34 am | 98 comments | 4889 Views

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Scharff leads the pack in campaign cash

Greg Scharff, a local attorney making his first bid for Palo Alto City Council, is now leading the 14-candidate field in...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Ryan Vertelny, on Nov 8, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 30 comments | 2021 Views

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Palo Alto may impose new SEIU contract tonight

The five-month dispute between Palo Alto and its largest labor union over a new contract is expected to hit a climax tonight,...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by A. Martian, on Oct 26, 2009 at 10:45 pm | 15 comments | 1884 Views

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Palo Alto imposes 'last, best and final' terms

Palo Alto's largest labor union will face reduced health care and pension benefits after the City Council voted Monday night...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Midtowner, on Oct 29, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 54 comments | 2593 Views

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Beasley sculpture approved for Mitchell Park Library

Palo Alto's new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center will feature at its entrance a blockish, arch-shaped sculpture...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Rethink the 1%, on Nov 25, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 81 comments | 8366 Views

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Palo Alto officials plow farmers market

Palo Alto's seven-month long experiment with farm-fresh produce at City Hall is coming to an anticlimactic conclusion because...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by EU, on Nov 3, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 29 comments | 14995 Views

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SEIU plans to stay on the job -- for now

Palo Alto's largest labor union voted Tuesday night to oppose city-imposed benefit reduction and vowed to take "strong actions"...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Another Ex Employee, on Nov 6, 2009 at 7:30 pm | 107 comments | 3644 Views

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Settlement reached on Edgewood Plaza lawsuit

A court settlement to preserve the Eichler-built Edgewood Plaza shopping center has been reached between the owners and a...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Local Resident, on Nov 5, 2009 at 9:19 am | 52 comments | 3452 Views

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Letters

Not a spectator sport Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11867 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Oct 30, 2009 at 6:27 am | 1 comment | 1946 Views

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Palo Alto voters flock to mail-in ballots

Palo Alto voters seem to like the option of voting by mail, but only a fraction have taken the time to follow through this...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by HSR, on Oct 30, 2009 at 10:28 pm | 6 comments | 1833 Views

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No way out?

That June night when Vici Kelley finally left her husband started off like many others in their household. It was dinnertime,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by panama, on Nov 2, 2009 at 4:39 pm | 8 comments | 2144 Views

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Suicide-prevention efforts focus on tracks

Changes to Caltrain's Meadow Avenue crossing are a top priority of Palo Alto city and school officials in a long list of...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 6, 2009 at 4:38 pm | 76 comments | 3799 Views
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