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City Manager Keene Increases Staffing to CM Office

Transparency and accountability? Keene adds more management to his office while he and Council preach structural change to...

Original post made by city worker on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Aug 23, 2009 at 9:20 pm | 2 comments | 3244 Views

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Write in candidates?

Are we allowed to write in a vote for someone who did not file for this upcoming city council election? If such a write-in...

Original post made by Jimmy on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on Sep 15, 2009 at 11:17 pm | 2 comments | 1659 Views

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Sunset, Coastal Commission to honor 'heroes'

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of California Coastal Cleanup Day, Menlo Park-based Sunset magazine and the California...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 17, 2009 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments | 1922 Views

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Guest Opinion: Room hunting in Palo Alto has shock value, sticker and otherwise

Next to Stanford University, one would think there would be a wide choice of rooms for rent. Not so, especially within biking...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by exaggeration, on Sep 17, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 2 comments | 3732 Views

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Renowned Arborist Barrie D. Coate To Speak at Sunday's Cal Ave Farmer's Market

Renowned arborist Barrie D. Coate will speak on tree selection for the replanting of California Avenue at noon, Sunday (tomorrow),...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on Sep 27, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 2428 Views

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Tim Gray

Tim Gray wants to be the "finance guy" on the Palo Alto City Council. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=14100...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by Marilyn Thomas, on Oct 13, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 2 comments | 2663 Views

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Brian Steen

Brian Steen hasn't ventured into local politics before, but he figures he'd fit right in on a City Council where the word...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Be careful, on Oct 17, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 2587 Views

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Revelations: Why the City Council wages War Against Its Own Employees

REVELATIONS IMPORTANT & DISTURBING HISTORY BEHIND THE CURRENT 2009 NEGOTIATIONS – September 30, 2009 IS THIS...

Original post made by EdgeoftheKnife on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Oct 26, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 1940 Views

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Looking through Measure A

Those who support measure A say it may cost a business as much as $75. This is a lie. The fee is based on the number of...

Original post made by David Bena on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Oct 29, 2009 at 8:29 am | 2 comments | 1854 Views

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New utility bill insert on Measure A

The Palo Alto utility bill which arrived today has a thinly veiled "Pro-Measure A" insert which, as I interpreted it, is...

Original post made by Mary Carlstead on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 1, 2009 at 3:43 am | 2 comments | 2122 Views

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gas hook up question

Has anyone converted their wood burning fireplace to a gas log set up having a home built on concrete slab?? I need to run...

Original post made by laura on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 2, 2009 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 1830 Views

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Eden Housing project draws opposition

A proposal to build a four-story apartment complex for low-income families at the site of the former Ole's auto-repair shop...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 9, 2009 at 10:12 am | 2 comments | 1779 Views

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Residents to weigh in on Edgewood Plaza

Just weeks after a lawsuit regarding Palo Alto's Edgewood Plaza was settled, a public meeting about redeveloping the Joseph...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by TK, on Nov 14, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments | 1933 Views

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Editorial: Promising recovery from tree disaster

There may be a positive ending to the mid-September mass tree cutting in the California Avenue commercial district. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Looks really good, on Nov 15, 2009 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 2003 Views

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Yard waste disposal

My neighbors in my condo complex have some yard waste to dispose of, but we don't have one of those special yard waste bins....

Original post made by Dave on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 20, 2009 at 1:37 am | 2 comments | 1968 Views

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Lytton Gardens wins 'excellence' award

Lytton Gardens I, a downtown Palo Alto home to 417 seniors with low incomes, has won an award for "Excellence in Affordable...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by DeLois Y. Turner, on Jan 21, 2010 at 9:21 pm | 2 comments | 2486 Views

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Stanford Hospital makes top-45 hospital list

A national group of large employers has listed Stanford Hospitals & Clinics as among the top 45 health care institutions...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 5, 2009 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 1848 Views

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'A compositional nomad'

Composer Christopher Tin's biggest hit (so far) has been "Baba Yetu," a setting of the Lord's Prayer in Swahili. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2009
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 5, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 2 comments | 2483 Views

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Union calls for new look at organizational structure

Palo Alto's largest labor union is calling on the city to reevaluate its entire organizational structure before both sides...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by John, on Jan 19, 2010 at 9:26 am | 2 comments | 2129 Views

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Watching 'the Creek' rise

A resident geared for bad weather pauses to observe San Francisquito Creek reach toward the top of an arch of the flood-prone...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:09 pm | 2 comments | 2154 Views
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