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PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Destination Palo Alto' may be scrapped

Visitors to Palo Alto's largest hotels may soon be asked to subsidize the city's effort to market itself as a world-class...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 10, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 23 comments | 1444 Views

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Hotel guests to pay for Palo Alto tourism efforts

Seeking to save some cash and "get out of the hotel business," Palo Alto officials agreed Monday night to end the city's...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by pat, on Feb 11, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 13 comments | 1838 Views

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Typo caused 'implausible' high-speed-rail numbers

A memo containing information about ridership projections for the proposed high-speed rail contained a "typographical error"...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 14, 2010 at 11:01 am | 27 comments | 1784 Views

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Counties urge H1N1 vaccination as third wave looms

County public health officials are asking residents to get vaccinated against H1N1 flu as soon as possible as a third wave...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Polly Wanacraker, on Feb 16, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 7 comments | 1509 Views

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Palo Alto power outage has 'crippling' effect

Power was restored throughout Palo Alto at 6:15 p.m. this evening, but Sherry Bijan, president of the Palo Alto Business...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by eldo, on Feb 18, 2010 at 11:09 pm | 10 comments | 1602 Views

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Three Tesla employees die in plane crash

Tesla Motors of Palo Alto confirmed today that three of its employees were killed in a small-plane crash in East Palo Alto....

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by JCaldwell, on Feb 18, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 1610 Views

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Pilot had plenty of experience, friends say

Doug Bourn, 56, is being described as a "very thorough pilot" who had thousands of hours of flight experience, according...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by IknowSpecualtionStinksBut, on Feb 19, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 20 comments | 2228 Views

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Palo Alto Online swamped by demand

Palo Alto Online's Web servers received unprecedented traffic during Wednesday's power outage, slowing the system to a crawl...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by joel, on Feb 19, 2010 at 8:42 pm | 19 comments | 1482 Views

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Palo Alto has studied extra powerlines, and costs

Palo Alto officials will more urgently consider upgrading the city's transmission lines and seek new power sources after...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Daniel, on Feb 22, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 22 comments | 2051 Views

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Anna Eshoo visits crash site, expresses sorrow

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, visited the site of the plane crash in East Palo Alto and was later briefed on the...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Lawn Yawn, on Feb 23, 2010 at 2:25 pm | 9 comments | 1445 Views

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Letters

High-speed rail vote Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12476 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Leo, on Feb 23, 2010 at 10:34 pm | 5 comments | 1607 Views

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Plane crash victim died blocks from his home

When the twin-engine Cessna aircraft plunged from the sky into a densely populated East Palo Alto neighborhood on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Anne Marie Krogh, on Feb 23, 2010 at 4:20 pm | 9 comments | 1693 Views

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Keene praises response to Wednesday crash

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is lauding the community's response to Wednesday's fatal plane crash, which left the entire...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by T, from Duveneck/St Francis, on Feb 23, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 4 comments | 1361 Views

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California Avenue fountain plans make progress

Plans for a new fountain at the eastern end of California Avenue are moving forward. In coming weeks, a panel consisting...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 24, 2010 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 1461 Views

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Palo Alto gets another shot at 'fiber to the home'

Google's invitation to American communities to apply to have high-speed fiber-optic networks installed has rekindled Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sergey, on Mar 2, 2010 at 2:50 pm | 14 comments | 1638 Views

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Pilots' group urges tighter procedures at airport

Acutely aware of the Palo Alto Airport's limited-visibility future, the airport's pilots' and aircraft-owners' group is pushing...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 1, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 133 comments | 5664 Views

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Airport worries East Palo Alto residents, but pilots defend track record

Wednesday's crash of a Cessna 310R in East Palo Alto has renewed concerns about the dangers of a municipal airport located...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 27, 2010 at 1:11 pm | 16 comments | 1510 Views

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Witness saw plane 'suddenly appear from the fog'

The Cessna 310R that crashed in pieces into an East Palo Alto neighborhood flew in a level or slight climb at low altitude...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Cessna172pilot, on Feb 28, 2010 at 5:17 am | 18 comments | 2028 Views

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City, citizens address Midtown traffic woes

Midtown residents say that congestion and rampant traffic violations have made Loma Verde Avenue and Middlefield Road dangerous...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by MSP VP, on Apr 22, 2011 at 1:22 am | 47 comments | 2198 Views

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Palo Alto customers sing the praises of fiber

Palo Alto businessmen George Gindoyan and Steve Tidwell are the true believers. The executive director of Jazz Pharmaceuticals...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by K Young, on Mar 15, 2010 at 5:38 pm | 8 comments | 1595 Views
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