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PALO ALTO ISSUES

In memoriam 2008

Palo Alto lost a host of beloved community members this year. Here are just a few whose lives touched many others'. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2008
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Dec 28, 2008 at 2:44 am | 1 comment | 2009 Views

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Hanging on in 2008

2008 was the year of hanging on. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10172...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2008
Last comment by Marvin, on Dec 28, 2008 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 1729 Views

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Peninsula's largest shelter may close

With the recent spike in foreclosures putting a higher burden than ever on the Peninsula's temporary housing agencies, the...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Simon, on Jan 5, 2009 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 1909 Views

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License-plate scanners worry civil libertarians

Palo Alto police officers will soon be able to collect and store license-plate numbers from passing cars without lifting...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 13, 2009 at 5:22 pm | 1 comment | 1639 Views

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Broken Traffic Signal: City Employee refuses to have fixed

As you can read below, one of our employees has failed to do her job and get the traffic lights in Palo Alto working. As...

Original post made by Stephen Rock on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 14, 2009 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 2309 Views

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Help with a book.

I am interested in writing a book about the city of palo alto. I have 20 years experience with the fire department and...

Original post made by fireman on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by annoyed, on Jan 19, 2009 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 1749 Views

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Survey shows public trust falling in Palo Alto

Palo Altans generally love their city and the array of services it provides, but they're also feeling a bit estranged from...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 26, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 1750 Views

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Minor sparks, smoke at Whole Foods Market

The wire to an electrical fan started smoking at the Whole Foods Market on Emerson Street in downtown Palo Alto shortly before...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Driver, on Jan 27, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 2365 Views

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Exercising the mind

Despite the talk about brain-fitness games, a single software program will not magically prevent the decline of the brain,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Kari Martell, on Feb 6, 2009 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 1976 Views

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Community honors 'Lifetimes of Achievement'

Taking in 21 foster children, chairing the Stanford University Board of Trustees and serving on the school board are among...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by George Browning, on Feb 6, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1922 Views

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Palo Alto resident killed

10 o'clock news identified this man as a Palo Alto resident http://www.ktvu.com/news/18669292/detail.html...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Feb 9, 2009 at 2:51 am | 1 comment | 1848 Views

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Palo Alto paraglider drowned, coroner says

Rollan Kim, the Palo Alto man who died in a paragliding accident off Pacifica last Sunday, died from saltwater drowning after...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 12, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1978 Views

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An Eichler dozen

Home tour showcases remodels, updates Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=9084...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Carol Acker, on Feb 16, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 2053 Views

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Connecting through Chopin

She sat down on her chair and gracefully pressed down on the black and white keys. The powerful sounds of Rachmaninoff's...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Sabrina Dahlen, on Feb 17, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 1 comment | 1838 Views

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How the City Council can help put healthy food in schools

Tell the City Council "no more dense housing". Increased population causes the restricted flow of water to local farmers....

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 20, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 1696 Views

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Two (or maybe four?) candidates in 21st Assembly District race

Hal Plotkin, a member of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board, is definitely in the race for Ira Ruskin's...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by common sense, on Mar 4, 2009 at 11:34 pm | 1 comment | 1770 Views

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Letters

Thanks from Channing Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10557 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Don't Vote Without Research, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 1793 Views

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Meeting on San Francisquito Flooding Thursday, Mar 12 to be held at City Hall 7 p.m.

It is urgent that people who do not live in the "Flood Zone" of this creek attend this and other coming meetings on this...

Original post made by Rick on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 13, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 1660 Views

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Natural Gas glut causes collapse in home gas prices, but not in Palo Alto

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/21/business/energy-environment/21gas.html?em The decline in crude oil prices gets all the...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Mar 22, 2009 at 5:42 am | 1 comment | 1637 Views

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Google Goes Green?

How can new house construction (Google pres.) get a "green" certificate when it involves building a basement, which requires...

Original post made by Carol Zink on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Destination PA, on Mar 21, 2009 at 9:53 pm | 1 comment | 1747 Views
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