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PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 | 3222 Views

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Memorial service for Brian Taylor set for Saturday

A memorial service for Brian Bennion Taylor, 19, will be held Saturday, Jan. 30, at noon in Menlo Park at The Church of Jesus...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Blanchard Family, on Jan 29, 2010 at 4:05 pm | 16 comments | 4215 Views

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No name change for Lytton Plaza -- yet

Palo Alto's Lytton Plaza remains Lytton Plaza -- at least for now. Whether or not to change the name of the corner at University...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Apr 1, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 25 comments | 4008 Views

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California Avenue trees ready for planting

Fifty trees have arrived in Palo Alto to re-green California Avenue, according to Catherine Martineau, executive director...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by SANDRA BEGES, on Jan 31, 2010 at 5:15 pm | 16 comments | 3280 Views

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High-speed rail project gets $2.25 billion boost

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood joined Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer in Washington today to announce...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Irvin, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 56 comments | 3335 Views

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Editorial: Palo Alto needs new 2010 priorities

With one exception, every member of the Palo Alto City Council who will convene Saturday for a day-long retreat has served...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 31, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 5 comments | 2531 Views

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Palo Alto: A city where trees make news

For living things that grow slowly and mostly just stand around, trees in Palo Alto have been making big news locally --...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jacqueline Yetzotis, on Jan 30, 2010 at 1:13 am | 1 comment | 2552 Views

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MediaNews: Banking on a turnaround

As Bank of America assumes ownership of the second largest newspaper company in the nation in an impending bankruptcy, what...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by crickett, on Jan 31, 2010 at 1:40 am | 1 comment | 9774 Views

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'Youth well-being' added to Palo Alto goals

In a day-long retreat marked by thoughtful comments and respectful listening, the Palo Alto City Council increased the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Well Being, on Feb 2, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 28 comments | 4813 Views

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City tackles hardest survey results first

Focusing on Palo Alto's weaknesses rather than its strengths, the City Council Monday night wrestled with how it could improve...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by from the under-served part of town, on Feb 1, 2010 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 2304 Views

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Newcomer takes funding lead in Assembly race

A venture capitalist from Menlo Park has surged past two political veterans in the race for campaign fundraising, all but...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by PJ, on Feb 3, 2010 at 2:08 pm | 10 comments | 2838 Views

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Palo Alto sued over controversial development

A developer who wants to build 84 apartments and a research-and-development facility on Page Mill Road has filed a federal...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Not Green, on Feb 9, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 54 comments | 4985 Views

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Walgreen's arson judge runs out of patience

U.S. District Court Judge Jeremy Fogel has reached the end of his patience with delays in a hearing to overturn the conviction...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Tim Buck II, on Feb 7, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 12 comments | 2769 Views

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Palo Alto police launch texting tip line

A new anonymous tip line that allows police to receive cell phone text messages and e-mail communications from the public...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by cc, on Feb 10, 2010 at 5:57 am | 9 comments | 2799 Views

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Guest Opinion: It can happen. It will happen. Right here.

It's Monday night, 8:42 p.m. at a well-attended City Council meeting. All of a sudden the building starts shaking. Council...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by George Browning, on Feb 13, 2010 at 8:45 pm | 9 comments | 2811 Views

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Palo Alto group seeks to bridge gap between police, community

Palo Alto's newest citizen commission includes an East Palo Alto pastor, a Palo Alto High School student, a retired bank...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 10, 2010 at 7:50 am | 14 comments | 2785 Views

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'Destination Palo Alto' may be scrapped

Visitors to Palo Alto's largest hotels may soon be asked to subsidize the city's effort to market itself as a world-class...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 10, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 23 comments | 2666 Views

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Hotel guests to pay for Palo Alto tourism efforts

Seeking to save some cash and "get out of the hotel business," Palo Alto officials agreed Monday night to end the city's...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by pat, on Feb 11, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 13 comments | 2999 Views

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Typo caused 'implausible' high-speed-rail numbers

A memo containing information about ridership projections for the proposed high-speed rail contained a "typographical error"...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 14, 2010 at 11:01 am | 27 comments | 2762 Views

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Counties urge H1N1 vaccination as third wave looms

County public health officials are asking residents to get vaccinated against H1N1 flu as soon as possible as a third wave...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Polly Wanacraker, on Feb 16, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 7 comments | 2165 Views
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