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Helping the helpers

Two Palo Alto city councilmen are working to give local cash-strapped nonprofits a boost, using a new website on which charities...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth Lucchesi, on Apr 2, 2009 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 1800 Views

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Our council in (in)action

From today's Weekly: "City Council (April 6) Council priorities: The council held a study session on the city's three...

Original post made by Lloyd on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Apr 10, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 1797 Views

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Save Energy: Stores should close doors

Yesterday April 10 was a cold wet day. Yet most of the stores at the Stanford Shopping Center had their doors wide open. Some,...

Original post made by Stephen Rock on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 10, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 1800 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Architectural Review Board, mixed-use building at 420 Cambridge Ave.

The Palo Alto Architectural Review Board is scheduled to review plans for a four-story mixed-use building at 420 Cambridge...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2009
Last comment by brenda Lowen, on Apr 11, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 1962 Views

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City of Palo Alto Comments About Federal Broadband Stimulus Funds

Here is the link to Palo Alto's comments submitted on the April 13, 2009, deadline about the Federal Stimulus funds for the...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Adds, on Apr 14, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 1709 Views

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High-Speed Rail: The Wrong Road for America

1) Genuine high-speed rail 150-to-200 miles-per-hour, as found in Japan and parts of Europe requires separate rights...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 17, 2009 at 4:36 am | 1 comment | 1718 Views

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Does Palo Alto test for pharmaceudicals in water?

I just read an interesting AP article about the need for measurement of pharmaseudical redidue in municipal water sources....

Original post made by Fresh Water on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by Dr. Doom, on Apr 19, 2009 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 1614 Views

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East Meadow Circle Concept Plan workshop #2 Coming Up

------------EAST MEADOW CIRCLE CONCEPT PLAN WORKSHOP #2 COMING UP!------------ The second workshop for the East Meadow...

Original post made by Palo Verde Resident on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Palo Verde Resident, on Apr 30, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1702 Views

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American Lung Association gives Santa Clara County an "F" for air pollution

"Although there have been some improvements, the health and lives of millions of Californians are at risk because of our...

Original post made by ALA on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 29, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 1825 Views

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Garbage Containers/Composting

As a board member and resident of a large condo complex in Palo Alto, I was wondering if anyone else has recently discovered...

Original post made by Peter Williams on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by apartment manager, on May 26, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 1698 Views

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Math and suicide topics

Here on Town Square we have three topics that are getting the most hits. We have had two suicides on our tracks from different...

Original post made by Resident on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 7, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 1632 Views

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BUSINESS TAX: $150 tax on Stanford and Foothill students to be included? Why not?

Tax on artists, tax on writers, tax on architects, tax on the arts on general, galleries,all retail, etc., tax on gardeners,...

Original post made by solon on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on May 13, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 1741 Views

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Help is available

The Palo Alto School District has provided the following list of resources people can call on during a crisis. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by mommie dear, on Jun 5, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1603 Views

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Palo Alto council to adopt 2010 budget tonight

Palo Alto's proposals to cut programs, raise fees and eliminate about 20 positions to close a $10 million budget gap will...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Jun 15, 2009 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 1689 Views

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Weddings

Hillary Thagard and Tim Persyn Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=9785 posted...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by John McManus, on Jun 27, 2009 at 6:54 pm | 1 comment | 1701 Views

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Santa Clara County property values stay flat

The net assessed value of all property in Santa Clara County grew a mere 0.18 percent from last year, marking the smallest...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by , on Jul 3, 2009 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 2164 Views

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Does anyone know why Stanford has installed new fencing on Peter Coutts Rd from Page Mill to Stanford?

In the last two weeks, Stanford has quickly and quietly (I say quietly because it didn't take 9 years of meetings to install...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Clem, on Jul 10, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 1733 Views

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Clinical compassion

Curtis Lewis cautiously approached the Ravenswood Family Health Clinic's mobile unit on a recent Thursday. It was his first...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by Keep it up!, on Jul 11, 2009 at 11:32 pm | 1 comment | 2880 Views

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County validates citizens' 'wider-streets' petition

A community petition to require wider streets for new developments in Palo Alto was officially validated by Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by casey, on Jul 15, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 1499 Views

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HSR meeting w/ Anna Eshoo Sat. 7/25 at 2pm

From Rep. Anna Eshoo's Office: Please attend a townhall meeting about High Speed Rail (HSR) with Rep. Anna Eshoo this Sat....

Original post made by Alex Green on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by It's the economy stupid, on Jul 20, 2009 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 2260 Views
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