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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Drekmeier, Morton named mayor, vice mayor

Environmental activist Peter Drekmeier and outspoken accountant Jack Morton were chosen as mayor and vice mayor Monday night...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Big Al, on Jan 7, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 40 comments | 2618 Views

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Battling websites bring city, union issues to fore

Union workers crashed the City of Palo Alto's unveiling of its new "See-It" website on Tuesday evening with a site of their...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bruce, on Sep 23, 2009 at 11:36 am | 40 comments | 7531 Views

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Parking Problems In Evergreen Park

I have been dealing w/parking issues in Evergreen park for months. A new building went up at 1795 El Camino, and the employees...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Another resident, on Sep 1, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 40 comments | 3446 Views

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California Ave. tree replanting begins Monday

Following the surprise removal of 63 mature street trees on Palo Alto's California Avenue in September, workers will begin...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jimmy, on Jan 8, 2010 at 1:46 pm | 40 comments | 1147 Views

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Red Light Cameras?

What does everyone think about they proposed red light traffic cameras Mayor Burt spoke of in his State of the City Address?...

Original post made by Curious Resident on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Arem, on Mar 11, 2010 at 10:57 pm | 40 comments | 4599 Views

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Palo Alto seeks citizen help with 'difficult' budget

Palo Alto officials are bracing for two months of painful negotiations with residents over City Manager James Keene's sweeping...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Barbara Platt, on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:33 am | 40 comments | 4675 Views

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City workers accept benefit cuts in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's largest labor union has agreed to a one-year contract with the city and vowed to seek a more collaborative tone...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Jack Spratt, on Oct 27, 2010 at 9:43 pm | 40 comments | 3398 Views

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Palo Alto police attack plan to end arbitration

Palo Alto's police officers have joined the firefighters union in opposing the city's effort to erase the binding-arbitration...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:22 am | 40 comments | 2896 Views

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Forty-one Palo Alto teachers get tenure

Forty-one teachers representing most of Palo Alto's public school campuses will gather tonight for a yearly event known as...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on May 23, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 40 comments | 3595 Views

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Obama lunch offers inside look at campaign finance

Spots were still available late Sunday for a Tuesday lunch with President Obama in exchange for a $5,000 donation to the...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Oct 25, 2011 at 11:31 am | 40 comments | 1865 Views

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Palo Alto braces for battle against housing mandates

If one believes regional projections, Palo Alto will have to build 12,500 new homes by 2035 to accommodate job growth and...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2012
Last comment by educate don't over populate, on Jan 31, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 40 comments | 2195 Views

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Palo Alto sees spike in retiree medical obligations

A surge of retirements, shifting demographics and rising health care costs are greatly inflating Palo Alto's obligations...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Jul 20, 2012 at 10:39 am | 40 comments | 2182 Views

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Palo Alto approves downtown 'Gateway' building

Downtown Palo Alto will soon have a prominent new "gateway" building next to the Caltrain station, though the glassy new...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Watch the City Council, on May 19, 2012 at 11:28 am | 40 comments | 5621 Views

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Kniss' plan for new bike bridge meets Stanford resistance

A proposal by Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss to use funds contributed to the county by Stanford University for a...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 23, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 40 comments | 1698 Views

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Palo Alto looks to link Main Library, Art Center

Palo Alto will forge ahead with a plan to link the Main Library and the Palo Alto Art Center with a new driveway despite...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by the fix was in, on May 24, 2012 at 11:44 pm | 40 comments | 5865 Views

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City hopes for residents' help with 2014 measure

As Palo Alto officials march toward a 2014 ballot measure to fund infrastructure repairs, they are keeping a close eye on...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Sep 24, 2012 at 9:58 am | 40 comments | 4155 Views

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Palo Alto's marijuana measure goes down in defeat

Marijuana laws may remain hazy in California but Palo Alto residents made their position clear on Election Day when they...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by JuliusS, on Nov 9, 2012 at 10:45 pm | 40 comments | 2267 Views

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Just how high can rent be increased?!?

I have been a great tenant for almost 16 years. The landlord (now in property management) is not the greatest, & maintenance...

Original post made by mmmmMom on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by John, on May 27, 2013 at 5:43 pm | 40 comments | 184207 Views

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Mountain View parking dispute leads to fisticuffs

A man punched a woman in the face after she slapped him inside a Mountain View supermarket Monday afternoon, police said....

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 8, 2013 at 11:33 am | 40 comments | 1352 Views

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Palo Alto to bring back traffic-enforcement team

After years of budget cuts and staff freezes, the Palo Alto Police Department is now experiencing an "early thaw" and looking...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by oh well, on May 21, 2013 at 1:05 pm | 40 comments | 3316 Views
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