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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto faces surge of opposition to new tax

Palo Alto officials are facing a surge of opposition from business owners who claim their voices haven't been heard as the...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Anna, on Jun 24, 2009 at 5:03 am | 21 comments | 1565 Views

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Cities in no rush to meet housing mandates

California's effort to require cities to provide their "fair share" of housing gained some muscle last month when Attorney...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 2, 2009 at 5:33 pm | 21 comments | 2550 Views

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Palo Alto settles lawsuit over plastic bags

Palo Alto will have to conduct a lengthy environmental analysis should it choose to expand its campaign against plastic bags,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by been here, on Aug 3, 2009 at 12:05 pm | 21 comments | 2234 Views

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Human error blamed for Children's Theatre probe

Palo Alto's botched investigation into the Palo Alto Children's Theatre was plagued more by human errors than by procedural...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sunshine, on Aug 7, 2009 at 10:43 am | 21 comments | 2026 Views

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Three Palo Alto division managers to retire

Three of the four division managers in the city's large Community Services Department will retire this fall in a sweeping...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Lynn Krug, on Aug 24, 2009 at 6:51 pm | 21 comments | 1674 Views

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Palo Alto properties buck the down-market tide

Palo Alto properties appear to be holding their own in value, according to the Santa Clara County Assessor's 2009 Annual...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by I don't get it, on Aug 23, 2009 at 5:33 pm | 21 comments | 2019 Views

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College Terrace Centre clears final obstacle

By an 8-1 vote Monday night, the Palo Alto City Council approved the College Terrace Centre, a controversial project that...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Bambi, on Dec 15, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 21 comments | 2452 Views

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Guest Opinion: The road from Copenhagen runs through Palo Alto

At the COP15 climate-change conference in Copenhagen, I watched the world's leaders try to address the problems of catastrophic...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 20, 2010 at 11:03 pm | 21 comments | 1842 Views

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The Palo Alto scammers are hurting more than just the people that fall for their scams

My name is Ilana Sheats and I am a student at UC Santa Cruz. I have lived in Palo Alto my whole life; I am a Paly graduate....

Original post made by Ilana Sheats on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Ilana Sheats, on Feb 7, 2010 at 10:42 am | 21 comments | 1789 Views

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Palo Alto to discuss Cubberley sale with Foothill

Palo Alto's stalled proposal to sell 8 acres of Cubberley Community Center to Foothill College officially reemerged Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by JW, on Mar 25, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 21 comments | 1961 Views

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Activist group targets Searsville Dam

Saying the time is now to get Stanford University to commit to removing Searsville Dam, a group of local activists galvanized...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Conway Cruickshank, on Dec 14, 2010 at 4:08 pm | 21 comments | 2877 Views

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Palo Alto prepares for 'budget of loss'

Palo Alto's proposed budget for the next fiscal year contains a sliver of good news and a heap of bad. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by Not resident, on May 13, 2010 at 6:48 pm | 21 comments | 2147 Views

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Palo Alto council set to vote on $139M budget

Palo Alto's proposed budget, which eliminates 96 positions, raises a host of fees and partially shifts the costs of sidewalk...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 29, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 21 comments | 1955 Views

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Palo Alto City Attorney Gary Baum to retire

Palo Alto City Attorney Gary Baum will retire in October to pursue a career in private practice and spend more time on pro...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Jul 8, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 21 comments | 3054 Views

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Palo Alto may switch to even-year elections

Palo Alto officials could soon switch to even years for local elections -- a move that would save the city about $200,000...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Fatima, on Jul 25, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 21 comments | 2511 Views

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Rail CEO: Peninsula design not 'predetermined'

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has sent out a letter to Peninsula communities seeking to quash fears that the plans...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 31, 2010 at 10:41 am | 21 comments | 1978 Views

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Palo Alto wants more info from PG&E

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is giving Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) until Thursday to provide accurate and...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by fireman, on Sep 24, 2010 at 11:37 am | 21 comments | 2281 Views

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Board to discuss elementary math program

With a controversial new elementary math curriculum well into its second year, a discussion of elementary math "instruction...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 26, 2011 at 8:32 am | 21 comments | 2325 Views

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Menlo Park to reach out before poisoning again

Here's a recipe for sparking outrage in Menlo Park: Poison ground squirrels without telling the public. The city has now...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by NoWay, on Mar 28, 2011 at 2:21 pm | 21 comments | 1839 Views

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Burglar flees Stanford Shopping Center parking lot

A rash of daytime car burglaries took place at Stanford Shopping Center this week, including three today (Feb. 19), according...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by Former Employee, on Jul 17, 2012 at 7:18 am | 21 comments | 2250 Views
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