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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes changes to hotel ordinance

To boost flagging city revenues, the City of Palo Alto hopes a few adjustments to its hotel ordinance could add some cash...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Feb 13, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 3 comments | 2311 Views

BOOKS

Palo Alto Library Offering New Service - BookLetters!

Palo Alto City Library wishes to introduce you to a new service, BookLetters, an email newsletter and readers advisory service...

Original post made by Kathy Shields, Reference Librarian on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by Simon, on Feb 13, 2009 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 3625 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Future of California Avenue discussion tonight

The future of California Avenue and what to do with the Fry's Electronics property will be the topics of a neighborhood workshop...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 13, 2009 at 10:45 am | 33 comments | 2028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free the Children office opens in Palo Alto

Free the Children, an organization that has built more than 500 schools in developing countries, is opening its first office...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Ann, on Feb 13, 2009 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 1950 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feds seize 7 boxes of Palo Alto Utilities records

Reportedly suspecting flaws in employee qualifications to weld gas lines, agents from the federal Department of Transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by WOW, on Feb 12, 2009 at 4:55 pm | 33 comments | 2591 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Amgen Tour of California

The Amgen Tour of California is coming up: http://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/ with Lance Armstrong back. We had...

Original post made by Too bad on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Feb 12, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 9 comments | 1828 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto paraglider drowned, coroner says

Rollan Kim, the Palo Alto man who died in a paragliding accident off Pacifica last Sunday, died from saltwater drowning after...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 12, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 2221 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Purpose - The National Coordinator for Health Care

Now the president of hope will take care of you? He will now know if you are gay or straight, drink too much or even use...

Original post made by Not in my Name on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by R Wray, on Feb 12, 2009 at 11:05 am | 11 comments | 1815 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto electricity rates could spike in July

Palo Alto's electricity rates could spike in July, though rates would still be lower than PG&E charges in most neighboring...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Wilkie Man, on Feb 12, 2009 at 8:23 am | 47 comments | 3273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Caltrain meets high-speed rail -- what implications for Palo Alto?

Last November voters passed Proposition 1A and swept in a new transportation vision for California ‚ÄĒ one that will see...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by h, on Feb 12, 2009 at 6:47 am | 19 comments | 3710 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto birthday party ends in a death

A birthday party at the East Palo Alto Senior Center turned fatal late Saturday when one man was shot to death and another...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by Hopefull, on Feb 11, 2009 at 11:27 pm | 18 comments | 1967 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feds seize 7 boxes of Palo Alto Utilities records

Reportedly suspecting flaws in employee qualifications to weld gas lines, agents from the federal Department of Transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 11, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 12 comments | 1836 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto revenue drop could hit nearly $8 million

Faced with a rapidly swelling budget deficit, the city has instituted a hiring freeze and has halted raises for department...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Eric, on Feb 11, 2009 at 10:00 pm | 58 comments | 2939 Views

AROUND TOWN

More Foothill students applying for financial aid

More students are applying for financial aid at Foothill College despite a possible freeze in state loans. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2226 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Near Misses on rail track grade crossings

Interesting report and video on near misses on grade crossings (level crossings) in the UK. One car misses by inches, one...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 11, 2009 at 9:10 am | 8 comments | 1870 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Czars in America?

http://www.atwonline.com/news/story.html?storyID=15528 Warning, above will scare the heck out of you if you are paying...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 11, 2009 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 1884 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Artificial trees as electrical energy producers

I had a thought, today, as I was driving down the road: Suppose artificial tree leaves could be made that are photovoltaic...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Feb. 7, 2009
Last comment by Alex, on Feb 11, 2009 at 8:41 am | 24 comments | 2603 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vehicle crash into tree on Matadero

A female driver has crashed into a tree at 738 Matadero Ave knocking it into power lines. Please be careful in the area neighbors,...

Original post made by qq on Feb. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2117 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alcohol may have been factor in fatal crash

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Original post made on Jun. 14, 2008
Last comment by kelly, on Feb 10, 2009 at 7:26 pm | 6 comments | 3116 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Intelligent utility management

http://blogs.siliconvalley.com/gmsv/2009/02/google-test-drives-an-energy-saving-plug-in.html#comment-146882 has an article...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Feb. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1941 Views
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