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PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 | 1811 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 | 1893 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 | 2586 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 | 1616 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 | 2220 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 | 1613 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 | 1723 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 | 1809 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 | 1485 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 | 1596 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 | 1839 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 | 7443 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 | 1624 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 | 2292 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 | 2351 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 | 1877 Views

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'Widow maker' tree limb nearly hits resident

A large tree limb from an aged eucalyptus tree nearly struck a Crescent Park resident and has sparked a debate about the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Widow Maker Defined, on Mar 10, 2010 at 8:35 pm | 41 comments | 7706 Views

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Palo Alto teens express desires at forum

Teen bands in Lytton Plaza? A 24-hour pearl milk tea shop where teens could congregate? Taco trucks and restaurant "food...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Maureen, on May 4, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 11 comments | 1928 Views

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Part of Sand Hill closed due to gas main break

The 1.6-mile section of Sand Hill Road between Whiskey and Portola roads is closed in both directions due to a break in a...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by R Wray, on Mar 1, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 1545 Views

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Auditor urges police to seek diversity in recruits

The Palo Alto Police Department has taken giant steps to mend its relationship with minority communities, but its efforts...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 4, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 34 comments | 1888 Views
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