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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to tackle infrastructure problem tonight

Palo Alto officials will consider ways to pay for infrastructure repairs and get their first look at the proposed city budget...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Budget waste, on May 1, 2012 at 10:08 am | 26 comments | 1346 Views

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Highway 101 in Palo Alto to get two carpool lanes

Work has begun to create double carpool lanes on the 3.2-mile stretch of Highway 101 between Highway 85 in Mountain View...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Joke's on Us, on May 3, 2014 at 10:09 am | 35 comments | 6661 Views

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November tax measure unlikely in Palo Alto

Citing tight deadlines and insufficient outreach, Palo Alto officials are backing away from an earlier proposal to put a...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on May 3, 2012 at 9:30 am | 14 comments | 1449 Views

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Gas rates set to drop in Palo Alto

After seeing their utility bills grow in recent years, Palo Alto's gas customers could finally get a break this year -- a...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Karen, on May 4, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 6 comments | 1353 Views

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Parking concerns central in Lytton Gateway meeting

Downtown North residents voiced concerns about potential parking problems related to the proposed development of the Lytton...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Larry, on May 6, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 9 comments | 2618 Views

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Snafu drops some from rate-increase notification

Some Palo Alto residents who were supposed to receive a 45-day notice of proposed city utilities-rate increases received...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by moi, on May 4, 2012 at 9:44 am | 8 comments | 1164 Views

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Guest Opinion: Even without housing, Gateway offers many benefits

After eight public hearings with few opposing speakers, we believe the Gateway project, a transit-oriented development with...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on May 4, 2012 at 11:46 am | 5 comments | 1378 Views

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Palo Alto plans to take over airport, despite snag

Just as Palo Alto is planning an ambitious takeover of Palo Alto Airport operations from Santa Clara County, the facility...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by resident 1, on Jun 20, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 118 comments | 8940 Views

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Bomb-threat caller sought by Palo Alto police

Three Palo Alto restaurants and one at Stanford received bomb threats by a thickly accented man on May 1, tying up police...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by anon, on May 4, 2012 at 6:25 pm | 2 comments | 1497 Views

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Palo Alto mulls major reductions in animal services

Palo Alto residents would lose many of the animal services they currently enjoy, including the ability to voluntarily surrender...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tim, on May 27, 2012 at 7:29 am | 41 comments | 1821 Views

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Judge rejects challenge to California Avenue plan

The City of Palo Alto's effort to remove two lanes from California Avenue took a leap forward Monday afternoon when a Santa...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Stan Hutchings, on May 12, 2012 at 4:18 pm | 47 comments | 2090 Views

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Palo Alto eyes major upgrade to sewage plant

For a city that prides itself on its high-tech vision and green policies, Palo Alto's aged sewage-treatment operation has...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on May 9, 2012 at 11:48 am | 7 comments | 3407 Views

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City of Palo Alto overhauls its website

The City of Palo Alto on Monday launched its new website, capping years of tweaks, frustration and ridicule from the city's...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Still a problem, on Aug 29, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 13 comments | 4710 Views

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Palo Alto looks to raise fees for artist studios, athletic fields

Faced with skyrocketing pension and health care costs for city workers and retirees, Palo Alto officials are considering...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Barbara, on May 14, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 59 comments | 3450 Views

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Mountain View officially switches animal services

A group hoping to save Palo Alto's animal shelter swayed only one member of the Mountain View City Council Tuesday in an...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by marrol, on May 10, 2012 at 8:23 pm | 20 comments | 3674 Views

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Future of Palo Alto's animal services to be debated tonight

The fate of Palo Alto's aged but popular Animal Services Center on East Bayshore Road will be the focus of a public hearing...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Yvonne, on May 14, 2012 at 4:54 pm | 16 comments | 1420 Views

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Plan to close Palo Alto animal shelter fizzles

Palo Alto's Animal Services Center may soon become a major financial drain, but a City Council committee agreed at an emotional...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 29, 2012 at 10:28 pm | 63 comments | 6203 Views

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Burglary reported at Ramona's Pizza in Palo Alto

A longtime family pizza restaurant in the California Avenue business district lost $600 after a burglar or burglars pried...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Ironic, on May 11, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 1523 Views

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Palo Alto approves downtown 'Gateway' building

Downtown Palo Alto will soon have a prominent new "gateway" building next to the Caltrain station, though the glassy new...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Watch the City Council, on May 19, 2012 at 11:28 am | 40 comments | 8582 Views

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Palo Alto committee backs public-safety cuts

Palo Alto's traffic-enforcement team, which once consisted of seven officers, is now down to just two because of years of...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Reasonable human being, on May 25, 2012 at 8:57 am | 44 comments | 3153 Views
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