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More Utility Rate Hikes - 17% + 13%

You should have received a notice in your utility bill in late April or early May notifying you of a planned water rate increase...

Original post made by resident on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Anna, on Jun 2, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 1851 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Rapid Transit Project, plans for East Meadow Circle

Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=21522 posted Friday, June 17, 2011, 1:50 PM...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Palo Verde resident, on Jun 23, 2011 at 12:06 pm | 3 comments | 1789 Views

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Photo essay: No ordinary summer

Today's Bay Area campers are learning more than just how to make friendship bracelets. ==B Photos by Veronica Weber/Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by rock camp rocks, on Jul 28, 2011 at 3:23 pm | 3 comments | 10697 Views

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State unemployment rate rises slightly

California's unemployment rate went up slightly in June, according to a report released Friday (July 22) by the state's Employment...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Big shock, on Jul 27, 2011 at 5:05 am | 3 comments | 1781 Views

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M. Kenneth Oshman, Silicon Valley pioneer, dies

Silicon Valley pioneer and Jewish community center benefactor M. Kenneth Oshman has died. He was 71. Oshman, an Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by PAPD-Critic, on Aug 10, 2011 at 9:55 pm | 3 comments | 2033 Views

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Earthquake............

Richmond, Va; Colorado Earthquakes. Are we next?...

Original post made by Annette on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by brother, on Aug 23, 2011 at 8:12 pm | 3 comments | 1508 Views

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Palo Alto seeks to spruce up water-treatment plant

As Palo Alto strives to sort out the future of its financially shaky waste operation, city officials are proceeding with...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 1, 2011 at 10:04 pm | 3 comments | 2114 Views

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I'm sorry I cut you off at El Camino and Arastradero

Hi, Were you cut off by a station wagon as you turned from El Camino onto Arastradero around 7:15pm tonight? Please accept...

Original post made by palo altan on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by palo altan, on Sep 8, 2011 at 2:13 pm | 3 comments | 1384 Views

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Palo Alto looks for partners among green startups

Palo Alto is no stranger to game-changing technologies, but life isn't always easy for local startups looking to City Hall...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 15, 2011 at 8:39 pm | 3 comments | 1913 Views

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Woman, 78, dies in car crash on Foothill in Palo Alto

A 78-year-old Mountain View woman died Wednesday afternoon after the Toyota Camry she was driving collided with a tree on...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Interesting, on Sep 15, 2011 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 2452 Views

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PA City Manager hidden pay and scheduled raise?

Has anyone else seen the Palo Alto Free Press story about Palo Alto City Manager Jim Keene's pay and total compensation?...

Original post made by Diogenes on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Five new managers, on Sep 22, 2011 at 1:22 pm | 3 comments | 2215 Views

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PA City Manager compensation

I just reread the PA Free Press article and its second installment, and came across an interesting tidbit I didn't catch...

Original post made by Diogenes on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 23, 2011 at 3:21 pm | 3 comments | 4038 Views

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San Francisquito Creek project close to securing state funds

An ambitious effort by Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park to calm the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek could get...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by how many houses?, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:57 am | 3 comments | 2374 Views

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Ravenswood school district helping raise money for Sioreli Torres memorial service

The Ravenswood Elementary School District is helping to raise money for a memorial service for a student who was struck and...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by ariani, on Oct 2, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 2156 Views

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Measure E Alternatives

There are several topics that I've never seen the pro-Measure E people address: 1) How does a reduction in the generation...

Original post made by common sense on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Not so fast, on Oct 21, 2011 at 10:11 am | 3 comments | 1318 Views

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PA City Mgr total comp - +/- $540k per year???!!!

Frequent readers of this Forum will recall my prior posts regarding aspects of Palo Alto City Manager Jim Keene's compensation...

Original post made by Diogenes on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 22, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 3 comments | 1769 Views

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The Big Game spirit will renew Stanford's energy

If there's one game that can quickly re-awaken a Stanford football player's competitive spirit, it's the Big Game. It's officially...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by John R. Grout, on Nov 15, 2011 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 1870 Views

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Editorial: Handicapping the golf course

Perhaps there is a silver lining in a flood-control proposal that would place a new levee on part of the Palo Alto Municipal...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by more free space, on Dec 9, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 2378 Views

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Holiday feature: Best bets for pets

Most people consider their pets -- be they dogs, cats, birds or bunnies -- part of the family. And according to a recent...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 20, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 2866 Views

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Stop light at Alma Plaza

The Daily Post is reporting today that the developer of alma plaza will be putting in a stop light on Alma Street 600 feet...

Original post made by svatoid on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 9, 2012 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 1611 Views
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