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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 | 1759 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 | 1700 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 | 1818 Views

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FBI, police release list of 'Taliban' gang arrests

More than 500 FBI agents and police from more than 20 agencies fanned out over the Bay Area on Saturday, executing search...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by epoch, on Mar 23, 2009 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 4155 Views

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Letters

<B>Hospital must expand Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10697 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Why the ads?, on Mar 27, 2009 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 1877 Views

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Palo Alto police chief to meet with residents

Palo Alto Interim Police Chief Dennis Burns will hold a meeting with residents to talk about crime and other police issues...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by Earth to Chief, on Mar 28, 2009 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 1868 Views

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RE: Grab bag news....Palo Alto Mediation not working...

Three tenants had disputes with their managers and contacted PA Mediation. There were several other tenants that had complaints,...

Original post made by Right to peaceful enjoyment on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Right to peaceful enjoyment, on Apr 8, 2009 at 10:42 pm | 1 comment | 1980 Views

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Helping the helpers

Two Palo Alto city councilmen are working to give local cash-strapped nonprofits a boost, using a new website on which charities...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth Lucchesi, on Apr 2, 2009 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 1989 Views

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Our council in (in)action

From today's Weekly: "City Council (April 6) Council priorities: The council held a study session on the city's three...

Original post made by Lloyd on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Apr 10, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 1884 Views

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Save Energy: Stores should close doors

Yesterday April 10 was a cold wet day. Yet most of the stores at the Stanford Shopping Center had their doors wide open. Some,...

Original post made by Stephen Rock on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 10, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 1881 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Architectural Review Board, mixed-use building at 420 Cambridge Ave.

The Palo Alto Architectural Review Board is scheduled to review plans for a four-story mixed-use building at 420 Cambridge...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2009
Last comment by brenda Lowen, on Apr 11, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 2575 Views

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City of Palo Alto Comments About Federal Broadband Stimulus Funds

Here is the link to Palo Alto's comments submitted on the April 13, 2009, deadline about the Federal Stimulus funds for the...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Adds, on Apr 14, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 1803 Views

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High-Speed Rail: The Wrong Road for America

1) Genuine high-speed rail ó 150-to-200 miles-per-hour, as found in Japan and parts of Europe ó requires separate rights...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 17, 2009 at 4:36 am | 1 comment | 1801 Views

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Does Palo Alto test for pharmaceudicals in water?

I just read an interesting AP article about the need for measurement of pharmaseudical redidue in municipal water sources....

Original post made by Fresh Water on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by Dr. Doom, on Apr 19, 2009 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 1708 Views

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East Meadow Circle Concept Plan workshop #2 Coming Up

------------EAST MEADOW CIRCLE CONCEPT PLAN WORKSHOP #2 COMING UP!------------ The second workshop for the East Meadow...

Original post made by Palo Verde Resident on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Palo Verde Resident, on Apr 30, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1789 Views

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American Lung Association gives Santa Clara County an "F" for air pollution

"Although there have been some improvements, the health and lives of millions of Californians are at risk because of our...

Original post made by ALA on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 29, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 1915 Views

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Garbage Containers/Composting

As a board member and resident of a large condo complex in Palo Alto, I was wondering if anyone else has recently discovered...

Original post made by Peter Williams on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by apartment manager, on May 26, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 1777 Views

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Math and suicide topics

Here on Town Square we have three topics that are getting the most hits. We have had two suicides on our tracks from different...

Original post made by Resident on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 7, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 1700 Views

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BUSINESS TAX: $150 tax on Stanford and Foothill students to be included? Why not?

Tax on artists, tax on writers, tax on architects, tax on the arts on general, galleries,all retail, etc., tax on gardeners,...

Original post made by solon on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on May 13, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 1809 Views

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Help is available

The Palo Alto School District has provided the following list of resources people can call on during a crisis. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by mommie dear, on Jun 5, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1698 Views
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