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PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 | 3468 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 | 712 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: California Avenue streetscape project; Performance reviews for city manager, city attorney

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings this week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=26039...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by Oh well!!, on Jul 10, 2012 at 11:22 am | 2 comments | 1345 Views

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Palo Alto charges forward with new bike plan

Palo Alto's dream of leading the pack of America's most bike-friendly cities now has a roadmap -- an ambitious "master plan"...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Outta here, on Jul 12, 2012 at 11:08 pm | 56 comments | 9011 Views

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Second fire burns near Paly in six weeks

A Monday evening fire near Palo Alto High School burned in an area where the school district stores its buses. It was the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 12, 2012 at 5:58 am | 5 comments | 1408 Views

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Stanford grad Buscaglia overcomes a lot for his bid for the Summer Olympics

At an age when many young men might have fallen into bad habits and spiraled out of control, Stanford grad Alex Buscaglia...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Alex B, on Nov 12, 2014 at 12:43 pm | 3 comments | 1538 Views

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PG&E work may affect traffic through July

Commuters experiencing traffic delays on East Bayshore Road near Embarcadero Road should expect slowdowns for the rest of...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Kate, on Jul 13, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 2 comments | 1174 Views

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California Avenue redesign evolves; opposition remains

Wider sidewalks, new plazas and a scattering of benches, trees and other streetscape amenities are the latest components...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jul 15, 2012 at 9:00 pm | 41 comments | 2796 Views

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City set to rule on Professorville parking permits

Professorville residents might soon get more muscle in their irksome tug-of-war with downtown workers over parking spots...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jul 16, 2012 at 10:14 pm | 12 comments | 2054 Views

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Man arrested after break in at JJ&F Market

Palo Alto police arrested a man Wednesday night after he allegedly broke into JJ&F Market at 520 College Ave. through a rooftop...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jaxk, on Jul 24, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 4 comments | 1415 Views

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Pensions: Palo Alto's ticking time bomb

In 2007, the year Warren Buffett famously described public pensions as a time bomb with a long fuse, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Aug 24, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 136 comments | 27551 Views

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State investments take a bite out of local budgets

In the grand old days of the mid-2000s, few people talked about California's out-of-control public pensions. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 1362 Views

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Critics of high-speed rail prepare for next chapter

California's contentious drive to build a high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles sped ahead last week,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by NONIMBYS, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:40 pm | 13 comments | 1577 Views

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Coliform bacteria taints Palo Alto water

When Palo Alto's utility officials were testing customers' water quality in May they uncovered something strange -- an unusually...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by anonymous, on Jul 18, 2012 at 8:55 pm | 38 comments | 3961 Views

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Palo Alto's ticking time bomb

In 2007, the year Warren Buffett famously described public pensions as a time bomb with a long fuse, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Sep 19, 2012 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 4425 Views

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Resident sparks apartment fire with moving box

A Stanford resident moving into an apartment on Saturday started a fire after the moving box he left on a stove ignited,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2012
Last comment by Chuck, on Jul 17, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 11 comments | 1377 Views

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Berman rakes in contributions for City Council race

Attorney Marc Berman received a major lift in his fledgling campaign for a seat on the Palo Alto City Council, raking in...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by What does he stand for, on Jul 18, 2012 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 1506 Views

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Police report uptick in residential burglaries

Palo Alto has seen a "significant increase" in residential burglaries since the beginning of June, police announced Monday....

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:27 pm | 5 comments | 1534 Views

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Palo Alto eyes staff cuts, fee hikes at animal shelter

Palo Alto's popular animal-services operation would see a slew of fee increases and staff cuts under the city's latest proposal...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Scottie Zimmerman, on Jul 24, 2012 at 11:58 pm | 25 comments | 2263 Views

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New SEIU contract to raise Palo Alto workers' pension, health care contributions

Employees in Palo Alto's largest labor union will have to start paying a greater share of the city's pension and health care...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Resident and Employee, on Jul 28, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 20 comments | 3183 Views
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