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High Speed Rail pays for lobbyist

Read the story about how High Speed Rail Authority, a state agency, paid a lobbyist to lobby the State Legislature: http://www.mercurynews.com/california-high-speed-rail/ci_19881...

Original post made by common sense on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 6, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 970 Views

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New IBM report identifies inefficiency in fire and police operating practices

New report from IBM for the city of San Jose. http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-news/ci_19890479 A Santa Clara civil...

Original post made by Ryan on Feb. 5, 2012
Last comment by Lori, on Feb 6, 2012 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 1059 Views

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South Palo Alto Fisker begins to flicker

Another gov green money backed company starts to flicker out. "Electric car maker and U.S. loan recipient Fisker cuts...

Original post made by qq on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by James, on Feb 6, 2012 at 11:33 pm | 1 comment | 994 Views

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VIDEO: When Daniel met Rosanne...

In celebration of Valentine's Day, longtime married couple Daniel and Rosanne Leeson talk about how they first met, love...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Grateful viewer!, on Feb 15, 2012 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 1311 Views

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Ronald McDonald House project moves ahead

A proposal by Ronald McDonald House to build a three-story addition to its Palo Alto facility got off to an auspicious start...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by Melissa Tjeerdsma, on Feb 20, 2012 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 1325 Views

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Compost Facility -- Build it or Return the Park Land.

Now that Measure E has opened the door to using 10 acres of park land for a Compost Facility (dry anaerobic digester) 1....

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 21, 2012 at 10:44 pm | 1 comment | 1190 Views

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Palo Alto takes to Twitter for outreach

Palo Alto Mayor Yiaway Yeh and City Manager James Keene will answer questions in 140 characters or less Monday as part of...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by A-Day-Late-And-A-Dollar-Short!, on Feb 24, 2012 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1131 Views

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Residents, investors gobble up Palo Alto bonds

Palo Alto's recent decision to refinance decade-old downtown-parking bonds and to offer new bonds to residents has saved...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 5, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 2165 Views

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Palo Alto picks new Human Resources director

Palo Alto will soon have a new leader in its Human Resources Department -- a veteran attorney whose experience with labor...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 19, 2012 at 8:03 pm | 1 comment | 1087 Views

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New Safety Crossing Features on Fabian Crossings

The pedestrian crossings on Fabian with the road embedded flashing lights have been a safety feature for sometime. I have...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by At Home, on Mar 25, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 1083 Views

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City View

City Council (March 12) Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=16563 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by Employee and Resident, on Mar 25, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 1164 Views

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Wednesday meeting to address residential burglaries

Bearing down on the increasing number of daytime residential burglaries, the Palo Alto Police Department will hold a community...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by Mellissa, on Mar 27, 2012 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 1132 Views

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Measure E - Next Steps

I had a professor who told he that escaped the family farm and went off to college because he could not stand inspecting...

Original post made by Matthew Harris on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 30, 2012 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 1022 Views

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Palo Alto to host second Twitter Q&A tonight

Palo Alto Mayor Yiaway Yeh and City Manager James Keene will serve up punchy answers to residents' questions tonight as part...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by justbecauseit'stwitter..., on Mar 29, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1233 Views

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East meets West

"We were not looking to move," the wife says. "We just fell in love with the property." Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=24842...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2012
Last comment by AnchorBayTile, on Mar 31, 2012 at 10:45 pm | 1 comment | 1907 Views

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Palo Alto eyes three new schools at Cubberley

Palo Alto would build three new schools at Cubberley Community Center as part of a new concept that top city and school officials...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Apr 6, 2012 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 1176 Views

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Lightning knocks out power to SLAC

A lightning bolt struck a main electrical-transmission line to the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Thursday night, shutting...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Herb Borock, on Apr 13, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 1277 Views

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Finance committee OKs reduced CDBG plan

The City of Palo Alto's funding for planning and administration and for public services may be reduced next year in response...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by jardins, on Apr 22, 2012 at 11:22 pm | 1 comment | 1244 Views

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Electrical outages planned for south Palo Alto

A City of Palo Alto electrical upgrade project will cause intermittent power outages in south Palo Alto through June, the...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by resident, on May 24, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 7138 Views

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Proposed Budget: Reduce Engine Service, Increase EMS, Trim OT

Fire engine service from one of the Palo Alto Fire Department's six round-the-clock stations would be reduced, possibly dramatically,...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jun 9, 2012 at 7:21 pm | 1 comment | 1169 Views
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