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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce CEO resigns

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce is once again looking for a new leader after its president announced Thursday that he is...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Guest, on Jun 17, 2012 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 1443 Views

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Professorville may soon get permit-parking program

After complaining for years about a dearth of parking in their historic downtown neighborhood, Professorville residents may...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Michael Vilain, on Jun 23, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 42 comments | 3071 Views

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Palo Alto's animal services get help from county

Palo Alto's financially troubled animal-services operation received a welcome boost Friday when the Santa Clara County Board...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Michele, on Jun 19, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 18 comments | 1777 Views

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History museum may seek corporate tenants

Palo Alto's drive to turn the famous Roth Building on Homer Avenue into a history museum has a long and twisted history of...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by lazlo, on Jun 21, 2012 at 9:30 pm | 12 comments | 1807 Views

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Water-main break on Lytton forces evacuation

A gushing water main caused a four-story building to be evacuated and shut down part of Lytton Avenue Tuesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Yikes! water pipe, on Jun 20, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 1241 Views

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Revised 'Park Plaza' wins staff endorsement

A controversial quest by Harold Hohbach to build a three-story development on Page Mill Road could finally reach its terminus...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by jm, on Jun 21, 2012 at 8:07 pm | 4 comments | 1169 Views

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Plans for Rinconada Park renovation underway

Plans for a renovated, better-connected Rinconada Park in Palo Alto are underway, but residents won't see major changes any...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 25, 2012 at 8:41 am | 28 comments | 2100 Views

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Editorial: A worthless permit parking test

If the city is truly committed to giving Professorville and other residents living in homes adjacent to downtown some protection...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by matthew, on Jul 7, 2012 at 9:47 pm | 32 comments | 3129 Views

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Local Realtors dominate national rankings

The nation's top hotshot Realtors come from Palo Alto and Menlo Park, along with other local cities, according to a new report...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Jun 12, 2014 at 4:57 pm | 9 comments | 2695 Views

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Palo Alto mulls revisions to cell tower policies

Seeking to improve porous cell-phone coverage and meet a growing demand for wireless service, Palo Alto officials will consider...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by No Hypocrisy Here, on Jul 2, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 19 comments | 3082 Views

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Harold Hohbach's 'Park Plaza' project wins approval

After years of litigation, appeals, revisions and public hearings, developer Harold Hohbach finally claimed on Monday the...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Waahhh!!, on Jul 23, 2012 at 6:52 pm | 8 comments | 2290 Views

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Only one Palo Alto church offers parking to campers

Out of 42 Palo Alto churches only one congregation is offering its parking lot so that people who live in their cars can...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by N, on Jul 16, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 120 comments | 11701 Views

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Guest Opinion: Residents have their own perspective on Stanford trails

The decade-long Stanford trails saga has been playing out in county boardrooms, city councils, and the courts. Hopefully,...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Roslyn Bienenstock, on Jul 5, 2012 at 5:26 pm | 23 comments | 2760 Views

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Palo Alto hopes to settle compost dilemma by 2014

The future of Palo Alto's composting services probably won't be settled until at least early 2014 as the city prepares to...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jul 2, 2012 at 6:21 pm | 4 comments | 2835 Views

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Celebrating the Fourth of July

What does a chili cook-off have to do with social change? Ask some of the chefs at Palo Alto's Mitchell Park this Fourth...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1787 Views

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Palo Alto looks to rein in rising benefit costs

Palo Alto's debate over the rising costs of employee benefits is about to get much more public. The City Council on Monday...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by confused, on Jul 5, 2012 at 5:05 pm | 53 comments | 2570 Views

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City adopts plan to revamp waste operations

As Palo Alto prepares to dramatically overhaul how it handles its waste, city officials and residents remain at odds over...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 12, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 38 comments | 3508 Views

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City's cell-tower plan meets cool reception from AT&T

A proposal by Palo Alto officials to create a citywide plan for cell towers is unlikely to prevent AT&T from installing dozens...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Georgia, on May 6, 2013 at 1:42 pm | 14 comments | 2860 Views

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Antiquated Newell bridge could be replaced by 2014

The narrow, hazardous Newell Road bridge that connects Palo Alto and East Palo Alto could be replaced in 2014 with a broader,...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 17, 2012 at 6:01 pm | 74 comments | 3225 Views

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City hopes to break ground on California Avenue in fall 2013

Palo Alto plans to launch construction on an ambitious plan to redesign California Avenue in fall of 2013, provided the city...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jul 15, 2012 at 10:27 pm | 42 comments | 558 Views
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