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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's green camps gear up for campaign battle

Palo Alto City Council members, a developer and other residents are contributing their cash to two competing campaigns over...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 13, 2011 at 5:54 pm | 48 comments | 1770 Views

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City of Palo Alto dollars being spent on homeless services

City of Palo Alto dollars being spent on homeless services. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22066...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on Aug 16, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 7 comments | 1154 Views

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The new homeless: laid-off and middle-aged

A disturbing trend in laid-off middle-aged workers is growing on Palo Alto's streets, homeless advocates said. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by kg2095, on Jun 24, 2014 at 7:21 pm | 11 comments | 2001 Views

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M. Kenneth Oshman, Silicon Valley pioneer, dies

Silicon Valley pioneer and Jewish community center benefactor M. Kenneth Oshman has died. He was 71. Oshman, an Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by PAPD-Critic, on Aug 10, 2011 at 9:55 pm | 3 comments | 1226 Views

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Local political activists rally outside office of Rep. Anna Eshoo

About 50 local political activists sang, chanted and waved picket signs in front of U.S. Congresswoman Anna Eshoo's office...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:55 pm | 14 comments | 1612 Views

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Editorial: A little sanity from fire union

After apparently rethinking its "shoot first, ask questions later" strategy, Local 1319 of Palo Alto Professional Firefighters...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by ann, on Aug 16, 2011 at 8:48 am | 10 comments | 1401 Views

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PG&E pipeline-testing project in Palo Alto begins

The PG&E gas-pipeline-testing project began with staging and excavation Thursday and will continue through late September,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:42 am | 4 comments | 1071 Views

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Atherton set to hire firm to outsource services

The town of Atherton is poised to hire Interwest Consulting Group to provide services now performed by its building department...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ryan, on Aug 17, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 1236 Views

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Study: High-speed rail could use Caltrain corridor

Caltrain officials on Wednesday presented the results of a study that tested the feasibility of integrating high-speed...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by milt, on Aug 30, 2011 at 9:56 pm | 46 comments | 2844 Views

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VIDEO: 100th anniversary of women's suffrage

The League of Women Voters of Palo Alto recently hosted a summer gathering honoring the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 19, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 1928 Views

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HP announces huge shift in strategy

In a dramatic strategy shift that left investors shaken, HP announced Thursday it is considering a spinoff of its PC business...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by sellit, on Aug 22, 2011 at 9:50 pm | 17 comments | 1928 Views

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Palo Alto has ample vacant parking spaces

Hundreds of permit-parking spaces in downtown Palo Alto are unused, according to the recently completed parking analysis...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Business Owner, on Aug 23, 2011 at 12:16 am | 19 comments | 1929 Views

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Palo Alto to shop around for electricity projects

Palo Alto's utility officials have a pleasant conundrum on their hands these days -- a $50 million fund that the city can...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 26, 2011 at 5:53 pm | 38 comments | 1988 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Dr. Mahadevan

Dr. S.V. Mahadevan is associate chief of the Division of Emergency Medicine, associate professor of surgery at Stanford Medical...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Lisa Van Dusen , on Aug 25, 2011 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1553 Views

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'I'm happy. Lucky -- alive,' instructor says after plane crash

A small airplane made an emergency landing in the Ravenswood Open Space Preserve near East Palo Alto this morning. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by jardins, on Aug 24, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 21 comments | 1173 Views

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Political establishment split over labor measure

When Palo Alto's firefighters spearheaded a ballot measure last year that sought to freeze staffing levels in the Fire Department,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jaime, on Aug 24, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 10 comments | 1100 Views

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Possible epilepsy trigger point identified

A brain-circuit defect that triggers the most common form of childhood epilepsy has been identified by Stanford University...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by A Senior, on Aug 27, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 5 comments | 1893 Views

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Homeowners to pay more for school bond

It will cost the average Palo Alto property owner an additional $10 a year to repay the $378 million bond that is upgrading...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Need Schools, on Aug 24, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 4 comments | 1013 Views

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Pilot error blamed for June 8 plane crash

A June 8 plane crash at the Palo Alto Municipal Airport was due to pilot error, National Transportation Safety Board investigators...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 25, 2011 at 3:05 pm | 5 comments | 1044 Views

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Editorial: Amazon's misguided fight against sales tax

We hope the public will wholeheartedly back local businesses, including longtime Palo Alto merchants Jeff Selzer of Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 31, 2011 at 5:04 am | 38 comments | 1828 Views
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