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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto gets top ratings for library bonds

Despite a looming $7.3 million budget deficit, Palo Alto received rave reviews for its financial management from two credit-rating...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Need clarification, on Jun 6, 2010 at 11:40 am | 5 comments | 1705 Views

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Letters

Dogs and bikes Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13058 posted Friday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Commander McBragg, on Jun 8, 2010 at 5:22 pm | 2 comments | 1764 Views

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Weaving an emotional-health 'safety net' for young persons is not a new concept

The issues of adolescent stress and kids in deep personal trouble are not a new phenomena in Palo Alto, even though there...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Jennifer Grove, on May 8, 2012 at 11:25 am | 9 comments | 1964 Views

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'HARD CHOICES': A Palo Alto budgeting tool

In the interest of engaging Palo Alto residents in the budget crisis facing the city, Palo Alto Online has posted an interactive...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Patrick Jimenez, on Jun 25, 2010 at 2:56 pm | 29 comments | 3617 Views

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Meeting June 16 on Foothill 'Palo Alto Campus'

The future of a proposed new "Palo Alto Campus" for Foothill-De Anza Community College District will be discussed at a three-way...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Build baby build now, on Jun 7, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 4 comments | 1514 Views

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Meeting June 16 on Foothill 'Palo Alto Campus'

The future of a proposed new "Palo Alto Campus" for Foothill-De Anza Community College District will be discussed at a three-way...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Keep Cubberley as is, on Jun 13, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 10 comments | 1712 Views

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Stanford hospitals reject union 'cooling off' bid

Stanford and Lucile Packard hospitals have rejected a nurses' union request for a contract negotiations cooling-off period,...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Jun 11, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 55 comments | 2488 Views

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Few good alternatives for Palo Alto police HQ

Having seen plans for a brand new police building collapse in a financial downturn, Palo Alto officials are now considering...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by George Browning, on Jun 10, 2010 at 6:20 pm | 19 comments | 1769 Views

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Palo Alto citizens choose mail over voting booth

At first glance, the polling station at First Lutheran Church has all the amenities Palo Alto citizens have come to expect...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Sylvia, on Jun 9, 2010 at 11:58 am | 12 comments | 1609 Views

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Rich Gordon wins Democratic Assembly primary

San Mateo County Supervisor Rich Gordon has defeated Josh Becker and Yoriko Kishimoto in the Democratic primary Tuesday and...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Tiger Lilly, on Jun 14, 2010 at 10:07 am | 11 comments | 1754 Views

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Neighbors protest tree removal at Alma Plaza

When John O'Neill heard the sound of chainsaws Tuesday morning and saw the first tree fall on Alma Plaza, he thought, "This...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 17, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 48 comments | 2714 Views

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Palo Alto mulls fee increases for animal services, field use

Palo Alto residents may soon find themselves paying higher fees for everything from fire inspections and Children's Theatre...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Carole Hyde, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 23 comments | 2382 Views

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Mitchell Park Library groundbreaking Saturday

A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center building will be held Saturday from 1 to...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by SteveU, on Jun 14, 2010 at 11:27 am | 5 comments | 1782 Views

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Letters

Oil leak Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13102 posted Friday, June 11,...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 12, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 1741 Views

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Palo Alto 'cat-and-dog lady' could face fines, jail

Ana Maria Ramos, a Palo Alto woman who was apprehended by police for having 42 animals in her single-wide trailer, will be...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Jun 15, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 7 comments | 2010 Views

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Fraud investigators spared budget ax

Palo Alto's high-tech police fraud-investigation unit should be retained, the City Council Finance Committee recommended...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Confused, on Jun 17, 2010 at 8:23 am | 8 comments | 1901 Views

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Firefighters' petition heads for November ballot

A proposal by Palo Alto's firefighters union to freeze the staffing levels at the Fire Department is bound for the November...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 24, 2010 at 1:46 pm | 102 comments | 3261 Views

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Palo Alto scraps fee proposal for local parks

Palo Alto's nature lovers should not be charged a fee to park and frolic at three prominent local parks, the City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by pat, on Jun 17, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 7 comments | 2194 Views

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Palo Alto council to debate $139 million budget

Several controversial Palo Alto budget proposals -- to set a fee for actors who participate in Children's Theatre, charge...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 27, 2010 at 6:16 am | 15 comments | 2192 Views

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Palo Alto 'outsourcing' to help balance budget

The budget ax could fall with less force than feared in Palo Alto after city officials gradually restored 14 positions that...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Long time resident, on Jun 23, 2010 at 6:19 pm | 3 comments | 1780 Views
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