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Bicycle Traffic Lights

Here's an article with some good ideas for bikes, pedestrians and vehicle traffic. Bike traffic lights are necessary at many...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Good for spenders, on Jul 31, 2015 at 10:22 pm | 2 comments | 414 Views

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Aging in America, through immigrant eyes

Americans can learn from more "traditional societies" around the world when it comes to the treatment of older people, says...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Swansea, on Aug 11, 2015 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 6138 Views

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Palo Alto looks to get people to switch off natural gas

Palo Alto's environmentalists cheered two years ago when the city officially declared its electric portfolio "carbon neutral."...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2015
Last comment by Electrical Engineer, on Aug 8, 2015 at 6:48 pm | 2 comments | 703 Views

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Palo Alto to retain, rethink contentious zoning tool

Palo Alto's controversial "planned-community" process, which allows developers to barter with the city over zoning exceptions,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Joseph Baldwin, on Aug 25, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 341 Views

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New parks, bathrooms top Palo Alto's list of recreation needs

With Palo Alto preparing to unveil a new vision for recreation, some residents are calling for more nature, whether new neighborhood...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2015
Last comment by Granny Nanny, on Sep 7, 2015 at 10:54 am | 2 comments | 2281 Views

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Third-straight Spare the Air alert issued for Bay Area Thursday

A third-straight Spare the Air alert has been issued for the Bay Area Thursday because of unhealthy air quality expected,...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Stay Home, on Sep 10, 2015 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 1752 Views

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Downtown Streets Team executive director and Racing Hearts founder to be recognized

Two of Palo Alto's most influential businesswomen in 2015 include the executive director of a nonprofit that provides homeless...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Proud of Racing Hearts, on Sep 23, 2015 at 6:17 pm | 2 comments | 2672 Views

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Thousands enjoy Moonlight Run & Walk

About 2,500 athletes ran and walked by the light of the harvest moon Friday night at the 31st annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Oct 1, 2015 at 9:30 am | 2 comments | 4562 Views

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Man booked for stabbing outside Happy Donuts

Palo Alto police have arrested a man who they believe stabbed another man in the back in an alleyway behind Happy Donuts...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by BV resident?, on Oct 12, 2015 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 4083 Views

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Finding asylum

Margaret Petros prayed in St. Mary's Assyrian Chaldean Catholic Church in Campbell, a lace scarf covering her head. Light...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by almunday, on Nov 2, 2015 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 4919 Views

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Off Deadline

Can one person, or a few, make a real difference in the world? Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/10/30/off-deadline...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 2, 2015 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 3633 Views

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At Veterans Day, old warriors remember families left behind

The veterans sitting in the comfortable common area at Channing House cupped their hands to their ears. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by A Vet, on Nov 6, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 2 comments | 2289 Views

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Community Notebook: 20 local organizations receive grants

In anticipation of Giving Tuesday, a global effort to celebrate charitable giving, the Palo Alto-based Gordon and Betty Moore...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by fcservices, on Dec 2, 2015 at 4:56 pm | 2 comments | 2394 Views

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Palo Alto Medical Foundation names new CEO

Palo Alto Medical Foundation has named Elizabeth Vilardo, M.D., as its new chief executive officer, according to a Nov. 25...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Dec 2, 2015 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 3153 Views

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Palo Alto house destroyed in morning blaze

An Eichler home in Palo Alto's Fairmeadow neighborhood was torched in a morning blaze late Wednesday morning, but the resident...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Bill Copeland, on Dec 2, 2015 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 3008 Views

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Palo Alto prepares to plumb the mysteries of groundwater

The millions of gallons of water that have been pumped out of Palo Alto sites this year and sent toward the city's storm...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Save Palo Alto's Groundwater, on Dec 6, 2015 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 385 Views

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Celebrate with suds

The traditional alcoholic beverage to serve with holiday meals may be wine, but local beer purveyors say beer can offer just...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2015
Last comment by Belgian's the Best, on Dec 12, 2015 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 7752 Views

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Palo Alto police to assist with Super Bowl security

When the 2016 Super Bowl kicks off in Santa Clara on Feb. 7, the crowd of spectators at Levi's Stadium will likely include...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Dec 28, 2015 at 12:20 am | 2 comments | 2982 Views

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A rare look inside Ronald McDonald House

A large expansion that will more than double the number of accommodations for families with sick children at Ronald McDonald...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2016
Last comment by MarkSindone, on Mar 22, 2016 at 10:47 pm | 2 comments | 4826 Views

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Big CAC Meeting Wed 3/15 @ 5:30 + Link for Comments

Citizen Advisory Council Meeting - March 15th (Big one...need your input) Date: March 15th Time: 5:30pm Location: Mitchell...

Original post made by PA resident on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by Thanks, on Mar 15, 2016 at 10:50 am | 2 comments | 156 Views
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