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Shop Talk: Grocer Miki Werness may make a comeback

Four new hotels scheduled to open, grocer Miki Werness is part of College Terrace Centre deal and the Nike store reopens. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 6, 2014 at 10:18 am | 26 comments | 5545 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto grapples with retail preservation

With retail protection now a pressing priority in Palo Alto, members of the City Council wrestled on Monday with the questions...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by member, on Nov 5, 2014 at 11:14 pm | 20 comments | 2112 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What is wrong with the USPS in Palo Alto?

Today, I was waiting for a package from Amazon that would be delivered through the USPS. I was given a tracking number and...

Original post made by Nayeli on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by mailperson, on Nov 5, 2014 at 9:33 pm | 86 comments | 3034 Views

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Palo Alto's popular muralist Greg Brown dies

Greg Brown, a Palo Alto muralist whose elaborate, realistic and often whimsical depictions of crooks, aliens, cunning animals...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by yossi, on Nov 5, 2014 at 7:38 pm | 44 comments | 11084 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water pressure problems - who to call?

Coinciding with an increase in water pressure in Los Altos Hills - or perhaps all the development downstream of us, too -...

Original post made by No Flow on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 5, 2014 at 6:39 pm | 10 comments | 209 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto voters pass hotel-tax hike

Palo Alto voters gave their leaders a boost in solving the city's infrastructure problems on Election Day, overwhelmingly...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by jerry99, on Nov 5, 2014 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 1057 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue construction hits merchants hard

Merchants who are struggling through the dust and noise of the California Avenue Streetscape Project have lost as much as...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Owie, on Nov 5, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 57 comments | 7325 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What do you want to change about the Archdiocese of San Francisco?

What do you want to change about the Archdiocese of San Francisco? ...

Original post made by anonymous on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Cradle Catholic, on Nov 5, 2014 at 1:16 pm | 2 comments | 113 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Crowded council race reaches finish line in Palo Alto

Palo Alto residents will have a chance to significantly change the makeup of their City Council on Tuesday when they cast...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Online Name, on Nov 5, 2014 at 12:49 pm | 17 comments | 5758 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto appoints new police chief

Interim City Manager Carlos Martinez announced Tuesday, Nov. 4, the appointment of Albert Pardini as the new police chief...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 5, 2014 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 713 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holman, Scharff, DuBois and Filseth secure Palo Alto council seats

In a sweeping victory for critics of recent development trends, Palo Alto voters elected on Tuesday three City Council candidates...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 5, 2014 at 11:42 am | 3 comments | 5407 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living under the belly of a 'beast'

Fledgling airline Surf Air's marketing slogan is "Disruptive Innovation — A Revolutionary Approach to Air Travel."...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 5, 2014 at 11:40 am | 34 comments | 4543 Views

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San Francisquito Creek project sees breakthrough after permit stall

An effort by Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park to improve flood protection around the volatile San Francisquito Creek...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 5, 2014 at 10:59 am | 24 comments | 4067 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Race for Water District seat is tight

The race for Santa Clara Valley Water District board continues to be close. Challenger Gary Kremen is ahead 52.06 percent...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 5, 2014 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 521 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto puts finishing touches on new flagship library

When the Mitchell Park Library opens its glassy doors to the public in a "soft" opening next month and the first stream of...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Just saying, on Nov 5, 2014 at 9:31 am | 29 comments | 5138 Views

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Palo Alto voters to rule on council size

Palo Alto's on-again-off-again debate about the size of its City Council is being decided today, Nov. 4, as voters consider...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 5, 2014 at 8:28 am | 7 comments | 1355 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Re-elect Brian Schmidt to water district

With Palo Alto's water supply coming entirely from Hetch Hetchy through the San Francisco Water Department, the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2014
Last comment by A_Concerned_citizen, on Nov 5, 2014 at 3:45 am | 4 comments | 1341 Views

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Editor- please fix election report error

you have a typo for Lydia- but hope its true?...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 110 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council not sold on new development fees

A proposal to charge Palo Alto developers new fees to fund public-safety and government facilities ran into a wall of opposition...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Numbers? We got Numbers, on Nov 4, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 1 comment | 395 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Poll workers expecting healthy turnout

Polls throughout Palo Alto opened at 7 a.m. this morning for the 2014 General Election, with workers reporting a normal turnout...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by PAUSD Mom, on Nov 4, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 6 comments | 802 Views
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