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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire union, Palo Alto council clash over petition

The president of Palo Alto's firefighters' union publicly accused the City Council Monday night of hampering democracy by...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 11, 2010 at 10:57 pm | 63 comments | 3117 Views

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Palo Alto councilmen worried about bias in Fire Department study

When Palo Alto officials asked for an independent study of Fire Department staffing, they had no idea the analysis would...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Charles O Jones, on Apr 28, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 43 comments | 4466 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Chilling recordings relate plane-crash fears

Two audio recordings of communications between air-traffic controllers reveal rising anxiety and a tense exchange as the...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Stan Faust, on May 4, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 66 comments | 4176 Views

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Letters

More park debate Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12815 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Clare Warner, on May 7, 2010 at 10:54 am | 7 comments | 2495 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: School board, high-speed rail

The Palo Alto school board plans to decide on "schematic designs" for additions to Jordan Middle School, including construction...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by NONIMBYS, on Apr 23, 2010 at 11:35 pm | 1 comment | 4795 Views

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Speier introduces $1 billion bay-restoration bill

A bill to spend $1 billion over 10 years to restore and clean up San Francisco Bay has been introduced in Congress by Rep....

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by Willy, on May 3, 2010 at 9:38 am | 28 comments | 2751 Views

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East Palo Alto police chief named semi-finalist for Seattle job

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis has been selected as a semi-finalist for Seattle's police chief job, he announced today....

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by ChiefResident, on May 17, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 6 comments | 2022 Views

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Palo Altans tackle high-speed-rail design

If you can't stop the high-speed-rail system, you might as well help design it. That's the position more than 80 Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by HSRforCali, on Apr 29, 2010 at 10:49 pm | 56 comments | 2725 Views

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Palo Alto dumps controversial fire-staffing study

Palo Alto officials have scrapped a much anticipated study into staffing levels at the Fire Department after learning that...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Todd, on May 2, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 42 comments | 2950 Views

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Letters

<B>Bravo, M-A and Sequoia Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12862 posted...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Friday is fish day, on Apr 30, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 2 comments | 2161 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk

<B><B>URBAN OUTFITTERS AT STANFORD? ... </B>The on-again, off-again rumors of Urban Outfitters coming to town are on again....

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 30, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 2 comments | 2272 Views

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In Palo Alto, whose sidewalks are they?

The next time someone trips and falls on a raised or crumbling piece of sidewalk, Palo Alto property owners could be responsible...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Phooey, on May 7, 2010 at 4:01 am | 66 comments | 4624 Views

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Fixes eyed for flood-prone bridges along creek

Seeking to protect Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park from the volatile San Francisquito Creek, a regional flood-control...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 3, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 17 comments | 2240 Views

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Holiday Fund targets programs for kids, families

The Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund is giving $260,000 in grants this year to 38 community organizations that serve children...

Original post made on May. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2092 Views

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Palo Alto prepares for 'budget of loss'

Palo Alto's proposed budget for the next fiscal year contains a sliver of good news and a heap of bad. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by Not resident, on May 13, 2010 at 6:48 pm | 21 comments | 2677 Views

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Measure A passes by wide margin

Measure A, the proposed $589-per-parcel annual school tax, passed in a special election Tuesday night with 79.36 percent...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Lee Thé, on May 16, 2010 at 1:13 am | 48 comments | 3791 Views

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Palo Alto banks on landfills for 'green' energy

The phrase "green energy" may evoke images of solar panels and wind turbines in some minds, but in Palo Alto the term can...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Reads Staff Reports, on May 7, 2010 at 7:56 am | 9 comments | 2498 Views

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Stanford rejects nurses' contract counter-offer

A bluntly worded letter to Stanford and Lucile Packard hospitals' nurses' union has flatly rejected contract negotiations,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by stanford nurse Too, on May 18, 2010 at 10:14 am | 79 comments | 2659 Views

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Shorter hours, smaller collections eyed for Palo Alto libraries

For Palo Alto's library supporters, the city's latest budget proposal is the ultimate buzz kill. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by libram, on May 13, 2010 at 2:19 pm | 62 comments | 4061 Views

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Three stores cited for selling booze to a minor

Three adults at three different stores were cited in Menlo Park last Saturday (May 1) for allegedly selling alcohol to a...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 11, 2010 at 4:00 am | 3 comments | 1927 Views
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