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Palo Alto set to swear in new mayor, vice mayor

Original post made on Jan 7, 2013

Palo Alto will elect its 2013 mayor and vice mayor tonight, as well as say goodbye to outgoing Mayor Yiaway Yeh and Councilman Sid Espinosa, who will be taking part in their final meeting.

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Posted by dott31
a resident of Fairmeadow
on Jan 7, 2013 at 12:11 pm

I have always wondered why Greg Schmidt was not urged to serve as vice-mayor and then as mayor in the natural order of his service. Three much younger--in terms os age and experience--leapfrogged over him. Does anyone know why or how?

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Posted by Gooie Gander
a resident of Jordan Middle School
on Jan 7, 2013 at 3:28 pm

Is there anywhere else in this land where the mayor change annually? Seems pointless and wasteful, as well as ineffectual in general.

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Posted by Carlito Waysman
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jan 7, 2013 at 10:07 pm

Somebody answer me please. Why we the citizens of Palo Alto don't elect our Mayors like other cities do?

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Posted by Daniel Mart
a resident of Mountain View
on Jan 8, 2013 at 12:09 pm

Daniel Mart is a registered user.

Seems extremely idiotic.

City Hall is in their own world. Ignoring us, and taking turns electing each other for mayor.

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Posted by Not an issue
a resident of Community Center
on Jan 8, 2013 at 4:37 pm

Daniel-- who is this "us" you talk about? PA needs to focus on its residents first. Direct your complaints to the MV council.

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Posted by Daniel Mart
a resident of Mountain View
on Jan 8, 2013 at 10:50 pm

Daniel Mart is a registered user.

I agree.

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