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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 | 250 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 | 1193 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 | 7626 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 | 158 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 | 6039 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 | 880 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 | 5582 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4279 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 | 679 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 | 5633 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1462 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 | 1460 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 171 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 | 497 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 | 895 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto residents voice visions for city's parks and recreation

Residents at a community workshop on Wednesday night said the things they want most for parks and open space include keeping...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Pumpkin, on Nov 4, 2014 at 5:17 pm | 10 comments | 2765 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Election Day 2014: What you need to know to cast your vote

Local voters will head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4, where they will select new leaders for their cities and school districts,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Nov 4, 2014 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 3119 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to shield retailers from office boom

Seeking to protect neighborhood-serving retailers from the recent boom in office development, Palo Alto is considering a...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Jeff Selzer, on Nov 4, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 27 comments | 3558 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Popular city clerk says farewell to Palo Alto

After 15 years and 653 meetings, Palo Alto City Clerk Donna Grider bid her final adieu on Monday night in an emotional ceremony...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Penny Ellson, on Nov 4, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 1530 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Griefstricken Again

I am in tears as I type this. Today's news should affect every single one of us in Palo Alto. This is not a Gunn issue,...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by OPar, on Nov 4, 2014 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 344 Views
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