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proposed refuse rate changes

Looking at the increase rates, the people that generate the least trash (20-gal) pay $1.25 a gallon while people that generate 32-gal...

Original post made by chavey@gmail.com on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 8, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 2037 Views

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Images from Palo Alto's Quakeville campout/drill

Palo Altans camping out at Quakeville, Palo Alto's simulated earthquake reaction this weekend, found themselves engaged in...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 14, 2010 at 12:20 am | 2 comments | 2389 Views

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Edgewood Plaza 'foodie' event attracts 300

For one evening on Monday (Sept. 13) the nearly vacant Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center came alive. An estimated 300 Crescent...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Richard Clark, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 1865 Views

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Suggestion for Downtown Traffic

Pretty much all over Palo Alto, but especially downtown there are so many cars parked on the street that it is impossible...

Original post made by Anon. on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by remove the 4-way stops, on Sep 24, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 2 comments | 1687 Views

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City of Palo Alto now accepting 'Bling'

Palo Altans paying their utility bills or parking tickets at City Hall can now pull out some Bling instead of cash, checks...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by bill, on Oct 1, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 2 comments | 2263 Views

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Facebook & Cyber-bullying

Facebook does not seem to be concerned with reports of false profiles, identity theft, and assorted totally sick, inappropriate...

Original post made by Suzanne Wolf on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Suzanne Wolf, on Oct 10, 2010 at 12:12 am | 2 comments | 2147 Views

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Oops! East Palo Alto 'evacuation' alarm was false

East Palo Alto residents received an alarming phone call at 4:59 p.m. Tuesday after the city's automated dial-up alert system...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by lilian , on Oct 12, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 2 comments | 2533 Views

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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 | 1978 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 | 1795 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 | 1805 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 | 2096 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 | 1781 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 | 2125 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 | 2045 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 | 1645 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 | 2165 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 | 2303 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 | 1872 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 | 1968 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 | 1554 Views
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Opening alert: iTalico in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 2,802 views