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PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 | 1646 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 | 1835 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 | 2763 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 | 2424 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 | 1810 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 | 1775 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 | 2082 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 | 1934 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 | 3321 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 | 2242 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 | 2230 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 | 1819 Views

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Russian president rolls through California Avenue

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev's visit to Silicon Valley today (June 23) had business owners and customers along Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jun 27, 2010 at 5:36 pm | 8 comments | 2648 Views

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Junipero Serra Boulevard to get safety upgrade

A busy stretch of road in the Stanford foothills where 90 percent of drivers violate the speed limit will get $1.5 million...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Richard, on Jun 25, 2010 at 8:34 am | 10 comments | 1715 Views

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Burns pegged to lead Palo Alto Fire Department

Palo Alto Police Chief Dennis Burns will take over the top job in the city's Fire Department while the city looks for a permanent...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by A Grateful Palo Alto Resident, on Jun 28, 2010 at 10:58 am | 24 comments | 2758 Views

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Seeking the cure

Dr. Jeffrey Norton tugged at a malignant tumor protruding from a patient's stomach on a recent afternoon while conferring...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Bigger bigger, on Jul 1, 2010 at 11:51 pm | 39 comments | 4197 Views

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Behind frenemy lines

Architect Edward Durell Stone was a worldwide celebrity when he accepted a commission in 1956 to design the new and ambitious...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Kung Fu Hillbilly, on Jun 29, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 8 comments | 2232 Views

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Study: Traffic problems would be unavoidable

The costs of Stanford University Medical Center's hospital expansion will greatly exceed the $3 billion Stanford is sinking...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Cancer Nurse, on Jun 29, 2010 at 10:50 am | 2 comments | 1819 Views

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Palo Alto council set to vote on $139M budget

Palo Alto's proposed budget, which eliminates 96 positions, raises a host of fees and partially shifts the costs of sidewalk...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 29, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 21 comments | 1982 Views

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Two good Han's lift PA National to victory

11-12 District 52 tournament There are two big reasons that Palo Alto National may be poised to break Hillsborough's grip...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by xiang chen, on Jun 28, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 1942 Views
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