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Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013

Palo Alto Seniors Carry Medical Info on Keychain USB Drives

Assisted living centers in Palo Alto are offering USB flashdrives to seniors so they can carry basic medical history on their key chains in case of a medical emergency. The program is popular but raises some privacy concerns.



Wednesday, Apr 03, 2013

East Palo Alto Targets School Truancy in Anti-Violence Campaign

This spring, the city's battle to reduce crime and violence will take on an unexpected new front: junior and senior high school students who chronically miss school.



Thursday, Mar 14, 2013

Palo Alto Enviros Fight Over Waste to Energy Converter

Palo Alto's environmentalists are locked in debate with one another over plans to construct a compost-to-energy facility. Residents are divided over whether the city should use the land to convert organic waste into clean energy.



Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013

Pete’s Harbor Sale Stalled as Parties Wait for State Decision

Police were called to Pete's Harbor in February to settle a dispute; escalating tensions since the city's planning commission approved a plan to privatize the marina, displacing some 100 boater-residents.



Monday, Mar 04, 2013

Anti-49ers Stadium Group Takes Up Other Political Issues in Santa Clara

Originally an anti-stadium advocacy group, Santa Clara Plays Fair is growing into a prominent city watchdog for other city issues. They've earned respect of city leaders and local media.



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