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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Budget deficits forecast for Palo Alto

Recent layoffs and salary freezes will not save the City of Palo Alto from years of budget deficits as health care and pension...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Walter, on Mar 21, 2011 at 10:24 am | 58 comments | 6226 Views

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Palo Alto, Stanford split over 'revenue guarantee' for hospital expansion

Palo Alto and Stanford University remain at odds over whether Stanford should guarantee that its massive hospital expansion...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by repetition, on Mar 21, 2011 at 1:25 pm | 28 comments | 2365 Views

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Palo Alto names Molly Stump new city attorney

Palo Alto concluded its search for a new city attorney Thursday, naming San Francisco Airport General Counsel Molly S. Stump...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Lindsaylee, on Mar 19, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 4 comments | 4107 Views

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Neighborhood group hosts crime-prevention class

Seeking to teach residents to make safe choices if confronted by a robber or burglar, the Palo Alto Neighborhoods (PAN) group...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Annette, on Mar 21, 2011 at 4:38 pm | 4 comments | 1886 Views

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Palo Alto Animal Services holding fundraiser

Palo Alto Animal Services will hold a fundraiser Saturday (March 19) from 1 to 4 p.m. at its headquarters at 3281 East Bayshore...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 19, 2011 at 9:13 pm | 6 comments | 1856 Views

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Palo Alto-based choral group helping Japan through music

A local Japanese choral group that practices at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Palo Alto has made a YouTube video...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Kyoko, on Mar 21, 2011 at 9:33 pm | 2 comments | 1916 Views

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Palo Alto's compost dilemma deepens

The future of Palo Alto's composting returned to the spotlight Monday night as more than 100 residents packed into City Hall...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Mar 23, 2011 at 7:41 pm | 17 comments | 2904 Views

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City takes steps to reform 'Palo Alto process'

Palo Alto officials plan to unveil new pilot projects at the Development Center next month as part of a broad effort to improve...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 25, 2011 at 12:48 pm | 14 comments | 2169 Views

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New Palo Alto city attorney pledges 'transparency'

Palo Alto's new city attorney passed her first test Monday night -- she sat through a four-hour debate on composting technologies...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Watchdog Ear, on Sep 11, 2016 at 8:39 pm | 8 comments | 4021 Views

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Park 'undedication' heads to Palo Alto ballot

A proposal to "undedicate" a 10-acre parcel of parkland in Byxbee Park to enable the construction of a waste-to-energy plant...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Mar 26, 2011 at 1:09 pm | 28 comments | 8086 Views

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Guest Opinion: How Caltrain's GO Pass program will help Stanford Hospital

My bedtime reading recently included the environmental analysis for the Stanford Medical Center expansion project. This is...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Jackie , on Aug 27, 2011 at 9:38 pm | 16 comments | 3793 Views

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City manager seeks to change vague hiring policy

Ned Himmel, Rich Mallonee and Rob Braulik have little in common when it comes to professional responsibilities, but one wouldn't...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by City Employee, on Mar 30, 2011 at 9:59 pm | 15 comments | 3638 Views

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Internet trailblazer Paul Baran dies

Paul Baran, 84, a resident of Palo Alto, died Saturday (March 26) of cancer. He is best known as a co-creator of the technology...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 28, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1912 Views

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New Children's Hospital design wins praise

After more than two years of public hearings and design tweaks, an ambitious proposal to renovate and expand the Lucile Packard...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by concernata, on Mar 31, 2011 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 2064 Views

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The cellular enigma: We love the phones but hate the towers

Even in high-tech Palo Alto, where about half of the residents possess advanced degrees and iPad penetration is likely beyond...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Kickit-It-Up, on Apr 3, 2011 at 6:27 pm | 26 comments | 3882 Views

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Google fiber: Palo Alto loses out to Kansas City

A Midwest city has beaten out all Silicon Valley contenders, including Palo Alto, to become Google's first fiber-optics-wired...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by litebug, on Apr 4, 2011 at 6:23 pm | 37 comments | 4756 Views

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Internet provider to axe Palo Alto's web connection

The City of Palo Alto is losing its Internet connection due to a battle over a proposed neighborhood cell-phone tower. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Ian, on Apr 3, 2011 at 11:48 pm | 119 comments | 6577 Views

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Palo Alto trash rates face years of hikes

Palo Alto residents could soon be asked to pay for recycling and see their garbage rates soar by nearly 80 percent in the...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Charlie, on Apr 5, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 33 comments | 3831 Views

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Squirrels invade College Terrace fairy houses

Dozens of native California squirrels have made their nests in a Palo Alto neighborhood's "fairy" houses -- much to the dismay...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Enough, on Apr 6, 2011 at 6:25 pm | 5 comments | 2240 Views

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Changing seasons: Springtime at The Dish

The Stanford Dish, as the academic reserve area of open space nestled in the Stanford foothills is known, is many things....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Viking staff writer, on Apr 27, 2011 at 12:51 pm | 12 comments | 3417 Views
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