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Explain the "new" Town Forum

Maybe someone can explain the new Town Square and specifically the way editing works now. In some threads I see the following "Due...

Original post made by longtime weekly reader on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Sep 20, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 666 Views

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Palo Alto to reconsider closed sessions for labor talks

After weathering criticism for a controversial closed-door discussion in 2012, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday to reconsider...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Sep 23, 2014 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 1857 Views

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City Council race questions ?

I don't have that much time to read the ins and outs about the City Council members, and I don't much trust what they say...

Original post made by BummedOutTheBumsArentOut. on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Sep 25, 2014 at 3:37 am | 2 comments | 472 Views

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The Battle for City Hall: The Residentialists

They say it's not a slate, and we'll take their word for it. The non-slate includes council hopefuls Eric Filseth, Tom DuBois...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by South PA resident, on Oct 10, 2014 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 3970 Views

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Candidate profile: The Negotiator; A.C. Johnston

In the past decade, A.C. Johnston has lived in Tokyo, London, Washington, D.C., and -- for the past two years -- Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Guy_Fawkes, on Oct 14, 2014 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 1824 Views

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Editorial: Yes on Measure B to increase hotel tax

Palo Alto Measure B would increase the city's transient occupancy tax, the tax added to hotel bills for visitors, from 12...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 31, 2014 at 2:02 am | 2 comments | 1006 Views

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East Palo Alto City Council, Ravenswood School Board candidates interviews online

East Palo Alto residents still have a chance to hear what City Council and Ravenswood Elementary School District Board candidates...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by revdreileen, on Nov 3, 2014 at 3:42 pm | 2 comments | 3782 Views

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Apparent road rage sparks gun threat, cussing

A man in his 20s driving a Nissan Maxima brandished a handgun at another car in Palo Alto Sunday, Nov. 9, and then continued...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by iSez, on Nov 10, 2014 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 4133 Views

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Palo Alto approves new housing vision

Without a peep of public protest or a single dissenting vote, Palo Alto adopted on Monday night a new vision document aimed...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by mauricio, on Nov 12, 2014 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 3152 Views

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Palo Alto: Fire quickly snuffed out at Communication & Power Industry

Palo Alto fire officials are investigating a fire that occurred Thursday afternoon at Communication & Power Industry, a Hansen...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by The Omen, on Nov 21, 2014 at 8:37 pm | 2 comments | 2190 Views

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Page Mill-Oregon, Foothill expressways eyed for changes

Some of the most dangerous and congested sections of Oregon Expressway/Page Mill Road from Alma Street to Foothill Expressway...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Nov 23, 2014 at 1:08 am | 2 comments | 1088 Views

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North County to receive pilot satellite social services offices

Santa Clara County's Social Services Agency has launched a pilot program to staff "satellite offices" at nonprofit organizations...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Ray Bacchetti, on Dec 3, 2014 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 3037 Views

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Palo Alto Manager of Communications

There must be somebody who posts on Palo Alto Online who has the skills for the following job opening. The Palo Alto City...

Original post made by Deep Throat on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by More PR ha ha, on Dec 31, 2014 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 553 Views

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PHOTOS: Haircuts for the homeless

Downtown Streets Team held its Sidewalk Salon event in Palo Alto at All Saints Episcopal Church on Monday, where 12 team...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto, on Jan 15, 2015 at 6:38 pm | 2 comments | 3443 Views

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Sutter Health, Blue Shield come to agreement

Health care provider Sutter Health and Blue Shield of California have finalized a new two-year contract, according to an...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Feb 1, 2015 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 3807 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Minimum wage, air traffic noise, affordable housing

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Feb. 9. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/02/06/public-agenda-minimum-wage-air-traffic-n...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Drones for sale to ISIS, on Feb 10, 2015 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 2890 Views

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Joe Lonsdale answers sexual-assault claims with defamation suit

Palantir co-founder Joe Lonsdale has filed a defamation lawsuit against Ellie Clougherty, a former girlfriend who last month...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 12, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 8993 Views

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Palo Alto seeks to clarify rules for unsolicited offers for public land

In Palo Alto's latest effort to address a June 2014 Grand Jury report that slammed the city for lack of transparency on developer...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 24, 2015 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 2366 Views

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Concerns over PA Housing Corp

The Weekly should consider its past biases that caused the overlooking of the FACTS and evidence it was provided for those...

Original post made by neighbor on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 26, 2015 at 8:20 am | 2 comments | 589 Views

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Stevenson House ownership largely shifts to for-profit

Palo Alto Senior Housing Project Inc., the nonprofit owner of low-income senior residences Adlai E. Stevenson House on Charleston...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2015
Last comment by muttiallen, on Mar 9, 2015 at 11:17 am | 2 comments | 4273 Views
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