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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto: A city where trees make news

For living things that grow slowly and mostly just stand around, trees in Palo Alto have been making big news locally --...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jacqueline Yetzotis, on Jan 30, 2010 at 1:13 am | 1 comment | 1794 Views

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MediaNews: Banking on a turnaround

As Bank of America assumes ownership of the second largest newspaper company in the nation in an impending bankruptcy, what...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by crickett, on Jan 31, 2010 at 1:40 am | 1 comment | 6385 Views

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'Youth well-being' added to Palo Alto goals

In a day-long retreat marked by thoughtful comments and respectful listening, the Palo Alto City Council increased the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Well Being, on Feb 2, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 28 comments | 3269 Views

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City tackles hardest survey results first

Focusing on Palo Alto's weaknesses rather than its strengths, the City Council Monday night wrestled with how it could improve...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by from the under-served part of town, on Feb 1, 2010 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 1583 Views

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Newcomer takes funding lead in Assembly race

A venture capitalist from Menlo Park has surged past two political veterans in the race for campaign fundraising, all but...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by PJ, on Feb 3, 2010 at 2:08 pm | 10 comments | 1809 Views

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Palo Alto sued over controversial development

A developer who wants to build 84 apartments and a research-and-development facility on Page Mill Road has filed a federal...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Not Green, on Feb 9, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 54 comments | 3656 Views

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Walgreen's arson judge runs out of patience

U.S. District Court Judge Jeremy Fogel has reached the end of his patience with delays in a hearing to overturn the conviction...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Tim Buck II, on Feb 7, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 12 comments | 2020 Views

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Palo Alto police launch texting tip line

A new anonymous tip line that allows police to receive cell phone text messages and e-mail communications from the public...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by cc, on Feb 10, 2010 at 5:57 am | 9 comments | 2045 Views

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Guest Opinion: It can happen. It will happen. Right here.

It's Monday night, 8:42 p.m. at a well-attended City Council meeting. All of a sudden the building starts shaking. Council...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by George Browning, on Feb 13, 2010 at 8:45 pm | 9 comments | 2148 Views

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Palo Alto group seeks to bridge gap between police, community

Palo Alto's newest citizen commission includes an East Palo Alto pastor, a Palo Alto High School student, a retired bank...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 10, 2010 at 7:50 am | 14 comments | 1959 Views

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'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 | 1687 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 | 2150 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 | 1997 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 | 1688 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 | 1861 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 | 1987 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 | 2737 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 | 1667 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 | 2268 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 | 1668 Views
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