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Anaerobic digestion would protect the environment and save Palo Altans money

Imagine a scenario in which Palo Alto could make tremendous progress on its zero-waste and climate-protection goals while...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by EEng, on May 20, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 23 comments | 1953 Views

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Residents divided over eucalyptus removal

Still stung by the wholesale removal of 63 trees on California Avenue last fall, some Crescent Park residents are saying...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by Jenny, on Apr 14, 2010 at 3:06 pm | 23 comments | 2146 Views

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Palo Alto mulls fee increases for animal services, field use

Palo Alto residents may soon find themselves paying higher fees for everything from fire inspections and Children's Theatre...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Carole Hyde, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 23 comments | 2384 Views

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Fehrenbach to head Palo Alto economic outreach

Tommy Fehrenbach, a relationship manager at Borel Private Bank & Trust Co. and former chairman of the Chamber of Commerce...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Bye Bye Business, on Aug 26, 2010 at 3:19 pm | 23 comments | 2440 Views

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Palo Alto Art Center to undergo $7 million renovation

The nearly 40-year-old Palo Alto Art Center will be getting a mid-life revamp -- a long-awaited $7 million facility upgrade...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Another childcare center, on Aug 24, 2010 at 6:21 pm | 23 comments | 2445 Views

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PG&E: What gas mains?

PG&E and Palo Alto Utilities Department officials appeared to be playing out their own version of "What's My Line?" with...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 15, 2010 at 3:25 pm | 23 comments | 2298 Views

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Victor Frost charges to be swapped for new ones

Palo Alto panhandler Victor Frost will face new charges in the city's continuing case against him for allegedly flouting...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by John Burgess, on Oct 6, 2010 at 11:27 pm | 23 comments | 1782 Views

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Firefighters loan $35,000 to Measure R campaign

Palo Alto's firefighters union has loaned $35,000 to its campaign in support of Measure R, a ballot measure that would freeze...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Nov 3, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 23 comments | 1732 Views

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Brown says slash spending, keep tax hikes

Gov. Jerry Brown said today (Jan. 10) that he is proposing to close the state's $25.4 billion budget gap by cutting spending...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Tax debacle, on Jan 12, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 23 comments | 2167 Views

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Anonymous postings--good or bad?

These pages have just witnessed an extended discussion of the anonymous poster, finally cut off by the editor. Should there...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 3, 2011 at 8:58 am | 23 comments | 1410 Views

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Palo Alto may close Recycling Center

Palo Alto prides itself on recycling, but residents may soon find it more expensive and less convenient to divert their waste...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Katy, on Jul 12, 2011 at 12:53 am | 23 comments | 1978 Views

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Power surge raises questions about SmartMeters

When 80 PG&E SmartMeters caught on fire and burned out after a power surge in East Palo Alto on Aug. 25, the incident raised...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2011
Last comment by wej, on Feb 29, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 23 comments | 7023 Views

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Palo Alto to sell bonds to residents

Palo Alto residents will have a chance to buy city-issued bonds later this month as part of the city's effort to refinance...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Fred, on Feb 21, 2012 at 3:49 pm | 23 comments | 1829 Views

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Guest Opinion: Residents have their own perspective on Stanford trails

The decade-long Stanford trails saga has been playing out in county boardrooms, city councils, and the courts. Hopefully,...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Roslyn Bienenstock, on Jul 5, 2012 at 5:26 pm | 23 comments | 2533 Views

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Facelift planned for popular Eleanor Pardee Park

It's been the site of controversy due to limb-dropping eucalyptus trees and a public restroom that some residents feared...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2012
Last comment by Michelle, on Aug 13, 2012 at 1:23 pm | 23 comments | 1889 Views

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Palo Alto rises to the 'Cool Cities Challenge'

Palo Alto's next green program won't rely on tough energy standards or strict building codes but on hundreds of volunteer...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by anecdote Annie, on Oct 25, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 23 comments | 1637 Views

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Palo Alto to pay $333,481 in software settlement

Palo Alto officials on Monday authorized a settlement with software company SAP Public Services, which claimed earlier this...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by lazlo, on May 1, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 23 comments | 1666 Views

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Why no applicants for Palo Alto commission?

Why didn't anybody apply for a recent vacancy on Palo Alto's Library Advisory Commission? The dearth of applicants for the...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Jan 30, 2013 at 10:46 pm | 23 comments | 3982 Views

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AT&T's sweeping antenna plan wins final OK

A contentious plan by AT&T to mount dozens of antennas on utility poles throughout Palo Alto cruised to the finish line Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by whatajoke, on Feb 12, 2013 at 10:32 am | 23 comments | 4101 Views

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City, 'Color of Palo Alto' artist may be close to a deal

The city and Sam Yates, the creator of "The Color of Palo Alto" art project, may be close to reaching an agreement on the...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Gloria Humble, on Jul 1, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 23 comments | 1396 Views
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