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USPS letter - mail delivery alterations

We received a letter from USPS informing us of changes that would be taking place in the delivery of our mail as cost cutting...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 26, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 3 comments | 2846 Views

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Bay Area 'spare the air' alert is issued

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that today is a winter "Spare the Air" day, banning residents...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by A long time resident, on Jan 30, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 3 comments | 2439 Views

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Children's Theatre, Art Center get new directors

In two moves that the City of Palo Alto hopes will revitalize its arts programs, new directors have been chosen for the Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Daria, on Nov 18, 2009 at 6:53 am | 3 comments | 3886 Views

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Palo Alto housing could rebound by end of year

The dizzying days of rapid sales with competing offers, plentiful loan money and no contingencies are long over, but the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Rob, on Feb 5, 2009 at 9:00 am | 3 comments | 2582 Views

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Palo Alto needs to follow State

Rightly or wrongly, the Governor has instituted furlough Fridays as a cost saving measure to help California's finances....

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 8, 2009 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 1938 Views

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Palo Alto eyes changes to hotel ordinance

To boost flagging city revenues, the City of Palo Alto hopes a few adjustments to its hotel ordinance could add some cash...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Feb 13, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 3 comments | 3039 Views

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Education, environmental advocates win Tall Tree awards

Palo Alto's 2009 Tall Tree Awards, announced today (Friday), will honor community activist Carolyn Tucher, environmental...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mari, on Feb 19, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments | 4396 Views

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Higher utilities rates to fund city services?

Rocked by a dry weather spell and dwindling reserves, the city's utility department is poised to raise electricity rates...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Array, on Mar 5, 2009 at 10:18 am | 3 comments | 2357 Views

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Huge power outage hits east, south Palo Alto

A major power outage of as-yet-unknown origin darkened a huge area of Palo Alto at about 6 a.m. today, leaving residents...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Poor duck, on Mar 5, 2009 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 2705 Views

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Cancel Palo Alto Green in Protest Against Electricity Hikes

Last month when I learned the city would increase the transfer amount from a budget surplus utilities fund in addition to...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Big lie, on Mar 5, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 2073 Views

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Mayor: Green revolution will aid economy

The faltering economy could force Palo Alto to cut programs and delay a new public-safety building, but it should not keep...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 14, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 2883 Views

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Wheelchairs in bike lanes in the dark

A couple of evenings ago I was driving along Loma Verde towards Middlefield from Ross in the almost dark (about 7.30) pm...

Original post made by Driver on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Mar 15, 2009 at 8:07 pm | 3 comments | 2357 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: No City Council meeting Monday night

The Palo Alto Parks and Recreation Commission plans to discuss a park-improvement ordinance for Lytton Plaza and discuss...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Mar 20, 2009 at 11:46 am | 3 comments | 2060 Views

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Palo Alto to debate utility rates tonight

The Utilities Department's plan to raise Palo Alto's electricity rates by 10 percent while trimming 10 percent off the city's...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 31, 2009 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 2534 Views

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Q&A with Harold Luft, director of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute

In the following edited Q&A with the Weekly, which will continue next Friday, Luft offers a glimpse into the health care...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by johnmayer76, on Apr 8, 2009 at 1:57 am | 3 comments | 2860 Views

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The red ink of a greyer future, Doomed to grow old alone

"The International Monetary Fund estimates that among the Group of 20 nations whose leaders meet in London this week,...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 5, 2009 at 8:13 am | 3 comments | 2006 Views

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The Cisco Secret

How did Cisco add $240 million to its bottom line over the last two years? Last week, Sameer Khera, senior director of...

Original post made by HSR necessary? on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Apr 9, 2009 at 8:32 am | 3 comments | 1906 Views

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Medical Foundation's San Carlos hospital on hold

Construction of a planned $550 million Palo Alto Medical Foundation hospital in San Carlos has been put on hold due to a...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on May 29, 2009 at 5:10 pm | 3 comments | 2736 Views

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Health Risks from Shipping Pollution

One giant container ship can emit almost the same amount of cancer and asthma-causing chemicals as 50m cars, study findshttp://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/apr/09/shipping-...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 11, 2009 at 4:05 am | 3 comments | 1980 Views

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Cablevision rolling out 101mbps Doscis 3 Service in NYC

For those hankering for fiber to the home, the Cable provider in New York City is offering 101mbps down/15mbps up service...

Original post made by Anonymous on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by An Engineer, on Apr 29, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 3 comments | 2030 Views
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