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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 | 672 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 | 1378 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 | 248 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 | 3094 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 | 205 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 | 5074 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 | 1830 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 | 2312 Views

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Airport Operations Staffing Services

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Airport Operations Staffing Services for the Palo Alto...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 11, 2015 at 11:49 pm | 1 comment | 187 Views

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Palo Alto police: Expect traffic disruptions for President Obama's visit to Stanford

President Barack Obama is in Palo Alto Friday, Feb. 13, for a cybersecurity summit at Stanford University. Palo Alto commuters...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2015
Last comment by A, on Feb 14, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 6786 Views

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Penetrating the fog of dementia

With 32 years of caring for people with dementia, Barbara Kalt is constantly scouting for new ways to get through to the...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 18, 2015 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 6319 Views

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Palo Alto looks to citizen hackers for civic solutions

It was a typical Silicon Valley storyline: Someone got an idea and met someone else who could code. They assembled a small...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Cynthia Typaldos, on Feb 20, 2015 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 3678 Views

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Guest opinion: Off Deadline — Stanford's John Hennessy takes a peek at Stanford's, and the world's, future

In a rare conversational interview Stanford University President John Hennessy disclosed some "modest" expansion plans and...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Colly, on Feb 28, 2015 at 11:18 pm | 1 comment | 3767 Views

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Hungry for data, Palo Alto launches business registry

Seeking to unravel the many mysteries of local employment trends and commuting patterns, Palo Alto on Monday launched its...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by KP, on Mar 3, 2015 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 2599 Views

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Grief and legacy: Mining memories helps retiree clarify what's important to do now

After the death two years ago of her husband, Susan Vogel could not bear to listen to the violin string quartets they had...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Mar 9, 2015 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 3061 Views

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Power Outage

The power has been out since 2:30 a.m. today - and no word from the City. Does anyone know what is going on ? I live near...

Original post made by Jeny on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Answer, on Mar 11, 2015 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 198 Views

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East Palo Alto man arrested on suspicion of home burglary

An East Palo Alto man was arrested during a Menlo Park traffic stop for allegedly burglarizing a home and stealing a bottle...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Mar 19, 2015 at 3:45 pm | 1 comment | 1975 Views

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what the heck is going on at Mitchell Park

more and more and more pavement....new sidewalks on paths i've used my entire life without need for hardening and killing...

Original post made by Margaret on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Onkline Name, on Apr 13, 2015 at 6:01 pm | 1 comment | 163 Views

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Service Employees International Union, Local 521

When it comes to employee compensation, the city's lowest earners usually serve as the canaries in the coal mine. The roughly...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by hmm, on Apr 24, 2015 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 134 Views

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The medicine of music

Founded in the mid-1990s, the Bing Music Series in the Hospital Atrium brings live music to patients, visitors and staff...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Blake Jones, on Apr 24, 2015 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 643 Views
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