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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizens voice concern over extracted groundwater

Old Palo Alto resident Sue Kemp saves water by the cup in her kitchen to use in her garden. When she noticed a fire-hose-sized...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Linda Siri, on Nov 22, 2010 at 9:32 am | 2 comments | 1799 Views

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Brown tap water in South PA

At 11:50 PM Friday 12/4 I noticed the tap water was coming out with a brown tinge. I tested from a few faucets and the water...

Original post made by Rand on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by Patty, on Dec 4, 2010 at 10:37 pm | 2 comments | 1702 Views

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Editorial: Palo Alto touts a 'year of accomplishments'

We certainly agree with Palo Alto city officials that 2010 has been filled with challenges, many of them seemingly impossible...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Dec 17, 2010 at 8:05 pm | 2 comments | 1702 Views

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Reporting the facts with respect

I am slightly reluctant to start a new thread, but I think it is worth pointing out and thanking the Weekly for the sensitive...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Jan 15, 2011 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 1382 Views

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Vitality and Sustainability of Midtown

Midtown's rebirth over the past few years has been wonderful for the Midtown community. The mix of businesses which all appear...

Original post made by Midtown Shopper on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 18, 2011 at 4:05 am | 2 comments | 1328 Views

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Reflections: Anniversary of EPA plane crash

Today (Feb. 17) marks the first anniversary of the twin-engine Cessna 310R plane crash that knocked out power to Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 17, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 1870 Views

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wheelchair

I give money to a very nice african american man in front of Whole Foods. He is not always there, but he is nice and quiet. The...

Original post made by riley on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by dana, on Feb 23, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 2 comments | 1384 Views

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Mountain View council bans pot dispensaries

Mountain View City Council members backed away from approving an ordinance allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in the...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by John Toalson, on Aug 6, 2011 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 1893 Views

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Dumping in Permanente Creek

The Los is looking to form a citizen-led group to perform water quality measurements on Permanente Creek. Lehigh cement...

Original post made by Susan Hong on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Marie, on Mar 8, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 2 comments | 1245 Views

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What has happened to CANS? Do we need to reregister?

Our home has been registered with CANS for sometime and in the past I have received phone calls, texts and emails from CANS....

Original post made by PA Resident on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by PA Resident, on Mar 16, 2011 at 7:27 am | 2 comments | 1420 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 | 1524 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 | 1699 Views

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Stanford gets $20M grant to study premature birth

Doctors at Stanford University announced on Wednesday (March 30) the start of a new research effort to identify and reduce...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Apr 4, 2011 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 1653 Views

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Recognition for Bicycle Advocacy

Finally, Palo Alto gets the Recognition it deserves for Bicycle Advocacy http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704050204576218600999993800.html?mod=googlenews_wsj ...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by Wil, on Apr 3, 2011 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 1450 Views

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Palo Alto library construction 'right on schedule'

The ongoing construction at Palo Alto's Mitchell Park and Downtown libraries is going according to plan, Interim Library...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 8, 2011 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 1676 Views

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Holiday Fund recipients awarded $232,000 in grants

Grants totaling $232,000 were awarded to 44 local nonprofits Monday (April 25) thanks to donations raised by the 17th annual...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Chales Halterman, DDS, MA, on May 1, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 1861 Views

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Visitors wanted

Garages aren't just reserved spaces for parked cars and extra luggage. For some people, the garage is a haven in which they...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on May 2, 2011 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 1925 Views

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Editorial: Signal changes make sense

Following the recent fatal accident at the Caltrain tracks and Charleston Road, city officials need to reassess the safety...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2011
Last comment by bicycle box, on Apr 30, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 1608 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>COLLISION COURSE ... </B>A proposal by three Peninsula lawmakers to "blend" California's proposed high-speed rail system...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by paneighbor, on May 6, 2011 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 1665 Views

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Bill and Carolyn Reller

In 2007, three years into Carolyn Reller's battle with a brain tumor, she and her husband, Bill, were approached to be honored...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Bob & Stephanie Byrne, on May 8, 2011 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 2261 Views
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