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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library bonds confirmed for November vote

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Original post made on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by this is the right N, on Sep 25, 2008 at 10:54 pm | 32 comments | 2326 Views

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Neighbors, city disagree on new housing plan

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Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by zanon, on Sep 19, 2008 at 2:24 pm | 32 comments | 2707 Views

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We don't need 5 libraries

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Original post made by No on library bond on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by RS, on Oct 3, 2008 at 5:27 pm | 32 comments | 2036 Views

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Senior Games sponsorship to cost city $500,000

The City Council plans to spend half a million dollars on a "Gold-Level Sponsorship" for the 2009 National Senior Games. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Ghost of Jesse Owens, on Dec 8, 2008 at 10:23 pm | 32 comments | 2469 Views

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New building sought for Midtown site in Palo Alto

The Midtown site of a former BP/ARCO gas station at 2995 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto could become home to a mixed-use retail...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 20, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 32 comments | 2321 Views

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Why city's website still doesn't work: 'Palo Alto Process'

I'm one of the 12 original members of the volunteer citizens' committee to fix Palo Alto's much-maligned city website. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 19, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 32 comments | 3249 Views

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A growing problem

From the air, the marijuana garden resembled a meandering trail of fluorescent green blotches snaking between canopies on...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by julian, on Sep 14, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 32 comments | 2460 Views

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Former Long's in Midtown Decides it's a CVS Liquor Store

CVS is renovating the former Long's building in Midtown Center. If you haven't already seen it, stop by the store; CVS has...

Original post made by Jeff Weitzman on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Sep 13, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 32 comments | 2316 Views

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Editorial: A bad initial process on global warming

In the face of massive budget cuts confronting Palo Alto city officials, the City Council this week took a time out to pass...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Dec 19, 2009 at 7:55 pm | 32 comments | 2256 Views

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Devincenzi lashes back at councilman's criticism

Former California Avenue business leader Ronna Devincenzi told the Palo Alto City Council Monday night that she is being...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Home Truths, on Jan 31, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 32 comments | 2159 Views

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weird power situation

Anyone else experiencing decreased electricity in their homes, starting about 8:30p? According to one piece of equipment,...

Original post made by JSD on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by nat, on Mar 1, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 32 comments | 2337 Views

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Plans for California Avenue discussed, debated

Palo Alto residents debated plans for changing California Avenue Tuesday night, in particular shrinking the number of lanes...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Lawrence Garwin, on Mar 25, 2010 at 10:10 am | 32 comments | 2053 Views

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Palo Alto retirees cash in on 'cash out' payments

Pay raises may be a thing of the past in Palo Alto, but some city workers managed to supplement their salaries with hefty...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 29, 2010 at 5:52 pm | 32 comments | 2584 Views

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Fruit Vendors on the corner

Is it legal for the fruit vendors to sell fruit on the corners of our neighborhoods? I don't like it because it sets a dangerous...

Original post made by Amy on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Heidi, on Jul 1, 2010 at 4:20 pm | 32 comments | 2595 Views

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Palo Alto may put 'binding arbitration' to vote

Palo Alto officials may soon ask city voters to repeal a local law that requires the city and its police officers and firefighters...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Jim, on Jul 20, 2010 at 6:39 pm | 32 comments | 2807 Views

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PG&E gas-main routes through Palo Alto

This map, based on one downloaded from the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, shows locations of...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 19, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 32 comments | 2465 Views

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Debate on Measure R firefighters' proposal Oct. 6

A pro-and-con debate of Palo Alto's Measure R -- which would mandate voter approval for any cutback in Fire Department staffing...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by so, on Oct 8, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 32 comments | 1580 Views

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E-books may be future stars at Palo Alto libraries

Seeking to accommodate the digital age, Palo Alto officials are revising design plans for new or renovated city libraries...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:46 am | 32 comments | 2996 Views

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InnVision Clara-Mateo shelter to close

Clara-Mateo Alliance, a shelter in Menlo Park for homeless families and single adults, will be closed, its parent organization,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by mimi, on Feb 2, 2011 at 9:14 am | 32 comments | 2067 Views

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Palo Alto braces for rising water rates

Palo Altans could face years of steep water-rate increases, including a 12.5 percent jump in July, because of regional efforts...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 10, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 32 comments | 2013 Views
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