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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council candidate bios

Bios for the six Palo Alto City Council candidates. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=26957...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by of counsel, on Oct 3, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 1615 Views

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Palo Alto hires director for its permitting operation

Palo Alto's aggressive effort to reform its famously frustrating permitting operation hit another landmark this week when...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by The Truth, on Jan 25, 2013 at 5:11 pm | 17 comments | 1559 Views

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On Sunday, a bicycle fest, for the average resident

There's been pingpong, bocce ball, yoga and tennis. And now, the latest event to spur Palo Altans to meet their neighbors:...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Stanford grad, on Oct 8, 2012 at 9:37 pm | 6 comments | 1938 Views

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Editorial: Burt, Schmid, Berman, Kniss for council

In the last Palo Alto City Council election in 2009, with 14 candidates, voters overwhelmingly reelected Larry Klein to his...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Feb 11, 2013 at 9:37 pm | 43 comments | 4739 Views

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Residents fight burglaries with lights, cameras, action

Many Palo Alto neighborhoods are organizing in ways they have not since the rise of Neighborhood Watch programs in the 1980s,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dogs that bark, on Oct 27, 2012 at 9:57 pm | 19 comments | 5634 Views

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No energy wasted here

Sven and Kate Thesen's front yard is a dead giveaway: Here lies a net-zero-energy home. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Solar Thoughts, on Oct 5, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1399 Views

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Police release sketch of suspected residential burglar

Palo Alto police have released a color sketch of a man wanted in connection with the burglary of a home in the 1000 block...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Jan 10, 2013 at 11:19 am | 17 comments | 1845 Views

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Around Town

SKY'S THE LIMIT ... How high is too high? That is the central question these days for Palo Alto officials awash in building...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2012
Last comment by sky the limit?, on Oct 8, 2012 at 2:24 pm | 10 comments | 1714 Views

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Palo Alto plows ahead with more pension reforms

Palo Alto's effort to curb the exploding costs of employee benefits will hit a milestone this week, when the City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by John, on Oct 16, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 28 comments | 2586 Views

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Gray injects green into council campaign

Tim Gray's dark-horse candidacy for the Palo Alto City Council received a major boost from a $30,000 contribution that the...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Oct 13, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 25 comments | 3353 Views

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Palo Alto mulls changes to building-height limits

Faced with a stampede of massive new developments, Palo Alto officials are taking a fresh look at the zoning code and considering...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by LizKniss likes Arrillaga project, on Oct 24, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 80 comments | 8283 Views

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Road-striping work begins on San Antonio Road

Road-striping work began Wednesday night, Oct. 10, on San Antonio Road in Palo Alto, according to Public Communications Manager...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Concerned cyclist, on Oct 15, 2012 at 8:37 am | 10 comments | 1740 Views

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Mysterious object that hit car confirmed as train part

A mysterious object that slammed into a parked Chevrolet Suburban in Palo Alto earlier this week has been identified as part...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by engineer from UPRR, on Jun 4, 2013 at 11:26 am | 11 comments | 4935 Views

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After seven years, Alma Plaza has a grocery store

Michael "Miki" Werness gestured to the stretch of empty, black countertops in the middle of the produce section at Miki's...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by April Fool, on Mar 25, 2013 at 4:27 pm | 71 comments | 5633 Views

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Ballot measure: Palo Alto sucked into statewide marijuana debate

After wafting through Los Angeles, San Jose and Oakland, California's cloudy debate over marijuana law will drift into Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Oct 20, 2012 at 8:33 am | 24 comments | 2044 Views

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City looks to tighten parking requirements downtown

When Palo Alto officials decided to ease the parking rules for downtown developers nearly three decades ago, they did not...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by jm, on Oct 15, 2012 at 3:56 pm | 16 comments | 4618 Views

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Letters

Save Buena Vista Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17774 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Gene, on Oct 15, 2012 at 11:35 am | 4 comments | 3125 Views

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Palo Alto beefs up rules for downtown parking

A Palo Alto law that relaxed parking regulations for developers with downtown projects began its transition from the city's...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by GG, on Oct 25, 2012 at 10:12 am | 14 comments | 2489 Views

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Great ShakeOut rumbles through Bay Area Oct. 18

There likely won't be any freeway closures, power outages or overturned supermarket shelves, but on Oct. 18 at 10:18 a.m.,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Caryll-Lynn, on Oct 26, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 4 comments | 2109 Views

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Palo Alto in 'uncharted' territory on compost

The future of organic waste in Palo Alto remains hazy, but city officials hope to solve this messy and divisive dilemma by...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by carla carvalho, on Oct 22, 2012 at 8:18 pm | 18 comments | 4270 Views
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