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Swiss put their HSR in BIG tunnels

To all those out-of-town commentators going on and on about how we need HSR to bring us into the 21st century, that we need...

Original post made by why can\'t we on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 16, 2010 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 1819 Views

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Becker, Schmidt seek new water board seat

Palo Alto residents, along with voters from five other Peninsula cities, are being asked in the Nov. 2 election to choose...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Oct 25, 2010 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1564 Views

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Climate change hysteria at City Hall tonight, apparently

Apparently there is some type of climate change propaganda event going on tonight, at City Hall. My neighbor got an invitation...

Original post made by Sally on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by sceptical, on Oct 27, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 2 comments | 1662 Views

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Democratic forces clash over Measure S

If voters approve Measure S, each member of the current council would get a one-year term extension and local elections would...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 28, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 2 comments | 1792 Views

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More City Officials on "leave" re Cal Ave trees?

Is it just a coincidence that two high level City officials have gone out on extended leave shortly after their names came...

Original post made by Just Wonderin\' on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by fireman, on Nov 3, 2010 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 1658 Views

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Letters

The Cal Ave 'project' Read the full letter here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13871 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Mama, on Nov 6, 2010 at 8:13 am | 2 comments | 1867 Views

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Crime rate has dropped in East Palo Alto

Violent crimes have declined significantly in East Palo Alto this year, with homicides dropping by 43 percent and shootings...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by funkybobo, on Nov 10, 2010 at 5:38 am | 2 comments | 1824 Views

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Liz Kniss to join Caltrain board

Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss will join the Caltrain board of directors in January, giving Palo Alto and other...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Nov 10, 2010 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 1484 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>CLOUDY VISION? ... <CharStyle>Palo Alto's planning commissioners have been brainstorming for months to come up with...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2010
Last comment by Watched it on TV, on Nov 13, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 1909 Views

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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 | 1824 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 | 1716 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 | 1720 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 | 1391 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 | 1336 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 | 1901 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 | 1390 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 | 1914 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 | 1262 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 | 1429 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 | 1538 Views
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