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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed 'Gateway' building wins key vote

An ambitious proposal to build a five-story building featuring a glassy tower, offices, apartments and a coffee shop at one...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on Apr 30, 2012 at 9:11 am | 32 comments | 2218 Views

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On Deadline: Echoes of the 'Great Massage Parlor Raid' of 33 years ago

The current mini-controversy that pits Palo Alto's massage-parlor ordinance against the innocent-sounding "Happy Feet" massage...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Markus F, on Feb 28, 2012 at 5:39 am | 5 comments | 1780 Views

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Editorial: Golden opportunity to acquire downtown post office

Palo Alto residents have been picking up their mail and buying stamps at the downtown post office since 1932, but change...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Feb 25, 2012 at 8:59 am | 7 comments | 1324 Views

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Palo Alto takes to Twitter for outreach

Palo Alto Mayor Yiaway Yeh and City Manager James Keene will answer questions in 140 characters or less Monday as part of...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by A-Day-Late-And-A-Dollar-Short!, on Feb 24, 2012 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 994 Views

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Palo Alto, police union deadlocked over contract

Five months after Palo Alto completed its long and bitter negotiations with the city's firefighters union, officials find...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Earn the respect, on Aug 10, 2012 at 11:34 pm | 82 comments | 3493 Views

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Yeh to present 'State of the City' address tonight

Palo Alto Mayor Yiaway Yeh will highlight the city's recent accomplishments and lay out his vision for the coming year at...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by TV watcher, on Feb 27, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 2 comments | 1168 Views

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Despite tax growth, Palo Alto braces for deficits

After a two-year slump, Palo Alto is finally seeing some sunny news on the revenue front, though officials predict that the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by benefits and cost, on Mar 1, 2012 at 6:08 pm | 27 comments | 1572 Views

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Yeh lays out vision for Palo Alto's 'renewal'

Proclaiming 2012 the year of "renewal," Mayor Yiaway Yeh used his "State of the City" address Monday to lay out a vision...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by Nice but..., on Mar 2, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 22 comments | 3320 Views

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Homebuilder signs deal for Alma Plaza

An ambitious plan to redevelop Alma Plaza in south Palo Alto took another leap forward Tuesday when builder D.R. Horton signed...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by YIMBY, on Mar 6, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 9 comments | 1456 Views

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Man killed on train tracks Feb. 23 is identified

A man who was fatally struck by a train in Palo Alto on Feb. 23 has been identified as Wentao He, 23, of Mountain View, the...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by YIMBY, on Mar 6, 2012 at 3:22 pm | 13 comments | 1990 Views

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Palo Alto looks to hike refuse rates

Palo Alto residents who try to limit their waste by switching to smaller trash cans could find their garbage rates spiking...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bart, on Mar 5, 2012 at 10:50 am | 57 comments | 2650 Views

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Duveneck residents call for surveillance cameras

An armed street robbery on Feb. 15 and a rash of residential burglaries last week in Palo Alto has some residents calling...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by John Furrier, on Mar 5, 2012 at 6:46 am | 12 comments | 1116 Views

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Editorial: More pressure on city wages, benefits

After years of paying higher and higher costs for salary and pension benefits to its public safety employees, Palo Alto finally...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Sell-The-PAU, on Mar 4, 2012 at 1:11 pm | 7 comments | 1012 Views

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More than 50 vehicles vandalized in Palo Alto

The tires on more than 50 vehicles were slashed Saturday night in Palo Alto, but no one seems to have seen or heard anything...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jon , on Mar 8, 2012 at 2:36 pm | 44 comments | 1964 Views

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Residents, investors gobble up Palo Alto bonds

Palo Alto's recent decision to refinance decade-old downtown-parking bonds and to offer new bonds to residents has saved...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 5, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1997 Views

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Downtown plan could give TheatreWorks a home

In its roughly four decades on the Peninsula, TheatreWorks has piled up raving reviews and theater awards, but one prize...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 25, 2012 at 9:08 pm | 37 comments | 2541 Views

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Palo Alto to take fresh look at CPI's toxic chemicals

A wave of concerns from Barron Park residents has prompted Palo Alto officials to take a fresh look at the toxic chemicals...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 6, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 912 Views

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Private rooftops to generate power for Palo Alto

Private rooftops in Palo Alto could start generating energy for the Palo Alto Utilities Department under a program approved...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by More-Smoke-And-Mirrors, on Mar 7, 2012 at 7:54 am | 5 comments | 1199 Views

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Palo Alto to take fresh look at CPI's toxic chemicals

A wave of concerns from Barron Park residents has prompted Palo Alto officials to take a fresh look at the toxic chemicals...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by PatrickD, on Mar 7, 2012 at 11:14 pm | 4 comments | 1366 Views

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Palo Alto committee backs trash-rate increase

For Palo Alto residents, garbage bins and trash rates have long enjoyed a simple and direct correlation -- the smaller the...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by pares, on Mar 9, 2012 at 8:43 am | 24 comments | 1656 Views
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