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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto sees spike in retiree medical obligations

A surge of retirements, shifting demographics and rising health care costs are greatly inflating Palo Alto's obligations...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Jul 20, 2012 at 10:39 am | 40 comments | 2013 Views

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Assemblyman Rich Gordon to host open house Thursday

State Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, will discuss the latest Sacramento happenings and his outlook for 2012 with...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
There are no comments yet. 997 Views

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King withdraws from county supervisor race

Former Saratoga Mayor Kathleen King has withdrawn from the race for Liz Kniss' seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors,...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Voter, on Feb 3, 2012 at 1:30 am | 7 comments | 1151 Views

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Architects hired to brainstorm about Cubberley

City and school leaders have engaged architects to do informal, preliminary work on ideas for the Cubberley Community Center,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Gary Gechlik, on Feb 11, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 27 comments | 1730 Views

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Plans for Edgewood Plaza redevelopment move forward

A revised proposal to redevelop the Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center and to build 10 homes at the Eichler-style plaza took...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Feb 4, 2012 at 6:45 pm | 11 comments | 1376 Views

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Editorial: Boosting grad standards

After a false start last spring, when a similar plan was met with resistance, the Palo Alto school board took a major step...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by notnecessary, on Feb 7, 2012 at 10:20 am | 10 comments | 1107 Views

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Man punched during soccer game at Terman

A man who was playing soccer is being sought by Palo Alto police after he allegedly punched another player in the back of...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by MoM by Terman, on Feb 7, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 14 comments | 1075 Views

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Palo Alto ponders next steps for compost plant

A decision by Palo Alto residents in November to make a portion of Byxbee Park available for a new compost plant is forcing...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 9, 2012 at 10:55 am | 18 comments | 1699 Views

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After more than a century, 'George' is cut down

An old and popular Palo Alto tree nicknamed "George" is meeting his Waterloo this week. The process of taking George down...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 14, 2012 at 4:13 am | 19 comments | 1601 Views

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Report: Traffic issues top Palo Altans' concerns

Palo Alto residents are generally thrilled with their city's services and quality of life but remain concerned about traffic...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Typical Palo Alto, on Feb 12, 2012 at 11:25 am | 47 comments | 2286 Views

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Stanford reaps $6.2B in 'transformative' campaign

Stanford University announced Wednesday it raised $6.2 billion in a five-year fundraising campaign that ended in October. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Hey-Stanford--How-About-Helping-Your-Neighbors-A-Little?, on Feb 12, 2012 at 9:11 am | 8 comments | 1076 Views

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Keeping Palo Alto running

Palo Alto's Municipal Services Center is a sprawling maze of industrial activity -- a 16-acre complex where hardhats abound...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 12, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 12 comments | 1250 Views

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Four-track design back on the table for high-speed rail

A new analysis by the California High-Speed Rail Authority calling for a four-track rail system between the Bay Area and...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by kay, on Jul 27, 2012 at 11:08 am | 41 comments | 4579 Views

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Editorial: Service hub needs new home

If Palo Alto has an Achilles Heel most city officials would say it is the handful of public buildings that easily could crumble...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 10, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 5 comments | 1091 Views

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FBI file: Steve Jobs a 'driven, reality distorter'

A newly released FBI file on Steve Jobs paints a portrait of a driven, complex individual with a "tendency to distort reality"...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by paloaltotreewatch, on Feb 14, 2012 at 10:59 am | 27 comments | 2087 Views

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Palo Alto to revisit proposed massage ordinance

Palo Alto's quest to upgrade its massage regulations is hitting a nerve among local massage therapists, who are arguing they're...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by Lisa G, on Feb 15, 2012 at 12:04 am | 18 comments | 2324 Views

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Palo Alto seeks firmer deadlines with labor

As Palo Alto prepares to ask its employees for more concessions, city officials are also pushing for tighter timelines in...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Reality Check, on Feb 16, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 4 comments | 989 Views

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City hopes to lure industry to East Meadow Circle

After seeing a surge of housing in several south Palo Alto neighborhoods over the past decades, city officials are now poised...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 15, 2012 at 9:57 pm | 11 comments | 1949 Views

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Palo Alto to sell bonds to residents

Palo Alto residents will have a chance to buy city-issued bonds later this month as part of the city's effort to refinance...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Fred, on Feb 21, 2012 at 3:49 pm | 23 comments | 1934 Views

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Palo Alto looks to strengthen massage law

Palo Alto is plowing ahead with its plan to firm up regulation of local massage practices, but several City Council members...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Ken, on Jun 16, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 32 comments | 2268 Views
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