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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor: Green revolution will aid economy

The faltering economy could force Palo Alto to cut programs and delay a new public-safety building, but it should not keep...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 14, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 2982 Views

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Wheelchairs in bike lanes in the dark

A couple of evenings ago I was driving along Loma Verde towards Middlefield from Ross in the almost dark (about 7.30) pm...

Original post made by Driver on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Mar 15, 2009 at 8:07 pm | 3 comments | 2438 Views

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Palo Alto to debate utility rates tonight

The Utilities Department's plan to raise Palo Alto's electricity rates by 10 percent while trimming 10 percent off the city's...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 31, 2009 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 2688 Views

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Q&A with Harold Luft, director of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute

In the following edited Q&A with the Weekly, which will continue next Friday, Luft offers a glimpse into the health care...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by johnmayer76, on Apr 8, 2009 at 1:57 am | 3 comments | 3327 Views

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The red ink of a greyer future, Doomed to grow old alone

"The International Monetary Fund estimates that among the Group of 20 nations whose leaders meet in London this week,...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 5, 2009 at 8:13 am | 3 comments | 2092 Views

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The Cisco Secret

How did Cisco add $240 million to its bottom line over the last two years? Last week, Sameer Khera, senior director of...

Original post made by HSR necessary? on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Apr 9, 2009 at 8:32 am | 3 comments | 2056 Views

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Medical Foundation's San Carlos hospital on hold

Construction of a planned $550 million Palo Alto Medical Foundation hospital in San Carlos has been put on hold due to a...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on May 29, 2009 at 5:10 pm | 3 comments | 3004 Views

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Cablevision rolling out 101mbps Doscis 3 Service in NYC

For those hankering for fiber to the home, the Cable provider in New York City is offering 101mbps down/15mbps up service...

Original post made by Anonymous on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by An Engineer, on Apr 29, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 3 comments | 2116 Views

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Budget cuts threaten schools-officer job

The Palo Alto Police Department stands to lose a records specialist, a school-resource technician and a volunteer coordinator...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 31, 2009 at 5:00 pm | 3 comments | 2508 Views

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Economy's silver lining: Lower bids for Palo Alto

The deepening recession may be walloping Palo Alto's revenues and threatening its services, but it is also allowing city...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 2396 Views

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Police extend deadline for chief's advisory group

Palo Alto police officials have extended the deadline for the new "Chief's Community Advisory Group" to June 19. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by VoxPop, on Jun 5, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 2280 Views

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International flu pandemic declared

Five people have been hospitalized because of the H1N1 "swine flu" virus as of June 4 in Santa Clara County, with 45 confirmed...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by jb, on Jun 12, 2009 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 3662 Views

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GAS LEAKING at apt. complex reported to CityCouncil

If you were there ( 6-15-09 )at the recent City Council Meeting tonight, you would be alarmed with the news that a tenant...

Original post made by Mayfield Child on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by MayfieldChild, on Jun 17, 2009 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments | 2037 Views

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Around Town

<B>HOLD THE APPLAUSE ... </B>City Manager<B> James Keene</B> earned an unexpected standing ovation from the Palo Alto City...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by city worker, on Jul 31, 2009 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 2202 Views

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College Terrace Centre wins key approval

With any luck, construction on a new JJ&F Food Store, offices and low-income housing &#8212; all part of the proposed College...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Aug 4, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 2369 Views

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City vows more discretion after theatre audit

The Palo Alto Police Department is vowing to be more discreet and collaborative during future high-profile investigations...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Frank, on Aug 4, 2009 at 5:40 am | 3 comments | 2441 Views

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Taking gardening to new heights

Roof garden insulates, cuts down on energy use Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13307...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 5, 2009 at 3:40 am | 3 comments | 3071 Views

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Cal Train horns increasing in frequency; response to volume criticism?

My Lord, it's like the train engineer blows the horn every three seconds, over and over. In the morning commute (7:30-9:30)...

Original post made by Midtown Male on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 18, 2009 at 1:37 pm | 3 comments | 1800 Views

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Children's Hospital plans changed

Seeking to save about $15 million in construction costs and make operations more efficient, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Aug 16, 2009 at 8:10 pm | 3 comments | 2236 Views

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$2,500 per year allowance for aspirin

How about some REAL STRUCTURAL CHANGE!!!! In addition to healthcare plan, Managers and Professional Personnel and Council...

Original post made by city worker on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Aug 22, 2009 at 8:18 pm | 3 comments | 1948 Views
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