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PALO ALTO ISSUES

To get more affordable housing, city may charge developers stiff fees

In their latest attempt to address the city's worsening housing crisis, Palo Alto officials are preparing to sharply raise...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by cornwall, 1 hour ago | 51 comments | 5874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Arthur Keller enters City Council race in Palo Alto

Arthur Keller, a former Palo Alto planning commissioner with a long record of scrutinizing new developments, challenging...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by NoMoPa, 1 hour ago | 13 comments | 617 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

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Original post made by mahmoud ahmed on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by WilliamR, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 26 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidate pool grows in Palo Alto council race

The pool of candidates for Palo Alto's City Council race may soon widen, with seven residents recently pulling candidacy...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Francisco Sanchez, 2 hours ago | 37 comments | 2311 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cinemark to close Palo Alto Square theater

Another cultural treasure in Palo Alto will flicker out of existence in August, when CinéArts at Palo Alto Square shuts...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 2 hours ago | 74 comments | 12230 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Visa to open new campus in Palo Alto

Credit card company Visa Inc. plans to open a new facility in Palo Alto's California Avenue Business District in November,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Kickbacks?, 2 hours ago | 24 comments | 8486 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City hopes to preserve Palo Alto Square theater

Two efforts -- one relying on grassroots democracy and the other rooted in the zoning code -- have emerged to try to save...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 3 hours ago | 26 comments | 3897 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feds Target Local All-Cash Sales

According to today's "The Daily Journal": "Federal officials are turning an eye to the Bay Area's hot housing markets as...

Original post made by about time on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by wondering, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 54 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to hike fees for developers raises concerns

A proposal in Palo Alto to sharply spike the fees that developers would have to pay to support affordable housing faced significant...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by all cities, 5 hours ago | 16 comments | 1639 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board asks for multiyear, ongoing impact of tax shortfall

All five Palo Alto school-board members agreed during a special meeting Wednesday afternoon that finding the most fiscally...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Dauber Told You so, 5 hours ago | 21 comments | 1738 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain swaps out old cars for larger ones to avoid overcrowding

Starting today, Caltrain will be replacing some of its trains with larger trains capable of accommodating more passengers,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by peninsula resident, 6 hours ago | 12 comments | 4013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board meets today to discuss tax shortfall

The Palo Alto Board of Education will hold a special meeting this afternoon to discuss how to address an unanticipated drop...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by He told you so, 6 hours ago | 19 comments | 1656 Views

AROUND TOWN

Retail

New Business Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/07/22/retail posted Friday, July 22,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by No Coffee for Me, 8 hours ago | 3 comments | 361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services

<B>Auto Care Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/07/22/services posted Friday, July 22,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Deutscherin, 8 hours ago | 3 comments | 311 Views

RESTAURANTS

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Raw tuna or salmon? Brown rice or white? Spicy mayo or ponzu sauce? Options reign at downtown Mountain View's new Pok&eacute;...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by resident, 8 hours ago | 6 comments | 6250 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family of Palo Alto man killed by police won't pursue lawsuit

The mother of a man who was fatally shot by Palo Alto police in December 2015 won't pursue a lawsuit after the City of Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Blameless, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 401 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto cautious about encouraging second-dwelling units

For some in Palo Alto, "second-dwelling units" represent one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways for addressing the...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by pares, 10 hours ago | 18 comments | 2262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spate of burglaries hits south Palo Alto

The face of a burglar was captured on video after a home surveillance system recorded a brazen theft from a south Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by dollarbin, 11 hours ago | 13 comments | 11667 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bomb squad removes inert grenade in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police have confirmed that a hand grenade found near a Dumpster in the parking lot of a Palo Alto church Thursday...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Resident, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 1164 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What to expect when Google Fiber comes to town

Google Fiber has been hailed by many observers as a much-needed shake-up for the local telecommunications market. But to...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Jeff Hoel, 13 hours ago | 41 comments | 7536 Views
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