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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Senator hosts 'Java with Jerry' Friday

State Sen. Jerry Hill will host "Java with Jerry," a meeting and discussion with District 13 residents, on Friday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by BrownStreak, on Sep 5, 2014 at 6:06 am | 1 comment | 525 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kidnapping suspect pleads not guilty

A man who allegedly stole a truck with three people in the backseat, crashed the truck then stole the car of a passerby pleaded...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Joyce, on Sep 16, 2014 at 5:40 pm | 1 comment | 157 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes new rules for retrofitting buildings

With earthquakes topping the list of looming threats in Palo Alto, city officials indicated this week that they plan to upgrade...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 18, 2014 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 1614 Views

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Housing in mixed-use projects can count toward state housing requirement

Menlo Park -- and other California cities and towns -- will now be able to count housing within mixed-use projects toward...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Greenacres, on Oct 1, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 1107 Views

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spam phone calls from Palo Alto Utilities

I got a phone call on my voice mail today. The caller ID said "650-329-2161 Palo Alto Utilities". The message was from some...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Oct 2, 2014 at 10:12 pm | 1 comment | 225 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Think for Yourself

The weekly just completed their editorials , explaining to residents how they should vote in the coming election. Really,...

Original post made by Make up your own mind on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Oct 17, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 222 Views

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State launches Halloween crackdown on under-age drinking

California's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is ramping up its statewide efforts to reduce the number of minors...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 29, 2014 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 1590 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Website Maintenance Moving to External Hosting Provider

The City of Palo Alto is moving its website maintenance outside of City Hall. The current website designer and content provider...

Original post made by Deep Throat on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by No archives?, on Oct 31, 2014 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 238 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 | 3253 Views

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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 | 551 Views

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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 | 1250 Views

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Adobe Creek bike path is closed

People trying to bicycle to work this week have learned that the bike path under Hwy 101 at Adobe Creek is locked closed...

Original post made by parent on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 4, 2014 at 5:37 am | 1 comment | 175 Views

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Sean Parker pledges $24 million to launch Stanford allergy research center

Silicon Valley entrepreneur and philanthropist Sean Parker has gifted $24 million over the next two years to establish the...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by AJ, on Dec 18, 2014 at 8:52 pm | 1 comment | 2572 Views

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City Hall Signing and Graphics Project

The City of Palo Alto has issued an Invitation for Bids for the City Hall Signing and Graphics project. Sign quantities...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Dec 31, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 124 Views

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Living well until you die

By the time Palo Alto physician Ellen Brown visits patients in their homes, they've considered their terminal diagnosis,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2015
Last comment by Sheldon, on Jan 4, 2015 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 4423 Views

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Palo Alto to ponder higher salaries for City Council

Having recently approved salary increases for almost every employee group in City Hall, the Palo Alto City Council is now...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by that's it??, on Jan 8, 2015 at 5:23 pm | 1 comment | 1394 Views

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Editorial: Toward greater transparency

We are all for a proposal to be considered next Tuesday by the Palo Alto City Council that would require an affirmative vote...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Annette, on Jan 16, 2015 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 1761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Neighborhood Schools As Global Microcosms

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Original post made by Lisa Steinback on Jun. 1, 2006
Last comment by R. Donan, on Jun 1, 2006 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 5196 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should schools get lock down gates ?

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Original post made by WorriedParent on Jun. 1, 2006
Last comment by Leslie White, on Jun 2, 2006 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 5263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

palo alto schools suck!

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Original post made by lily on Jun. 3, 2006
Last comment by Palo Alto, on Jun 3, 2006 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 5205 Views
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