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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with 'neighborhood grants'

Seeking to strengthen the ties that bind neighbors in Palo Alto, city leaders endorsed on Monday night a proposal from Mayor...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Cindy Mason, on Oct 11, 2012 at 4:13 am | 42 comments | 2561 Views

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Palo Alto to wave goodbye to garbage trucks?

Garbage trucks could soon become a less common sight on Palo Alto streets as the city proceeds with an ambitious effort to...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by jerry99, on Oct 10, 2012 at 7:40 am | 58 comments | 4370 Views

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The candidates weigh in

The Palo Alto Weekly surveyed the six candidates on a range of city issues, from land use to a ban on people living in their...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on Oct 2, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 4 comments | 2203 Views

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Stanford investments earned 1 percent last year

Stanford University's primary investment pool achieved returns of 1 percent for the year ending June 30, the university reported...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Gene, on Sep 29, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 4 comments | 1398 Views

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Editorial: A breathtaking proposal

The largest and boldest commercial development proposal in the history of Palo Alto, located at one of the worst traffic...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Traffic blocking emergency care, on Oct 6, 2012 at 3:48 pm | 42 comments | 7957 Views

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Six vie for seats on Palo Alto City Council

There was a time decades ago when City Council meetings in Palo Alto resembled episodes of "The Real World," with raucous...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Oct 1, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 15 comments | 2599 Views

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Palo Alto finds an economic partner in China

Palo Alto already has six sister cities, but on Thursday, Sept. 27, the city signed a different kind of an agreement with...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 9 comments | 1767 Views

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Buena Vista residents urge city to save their homes

Residents of Palo Alto's only surviving mobile-home park are rising up against a proposal from a San Mateo-based developer...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by BARB, on Dec 28, 2012 at 5:10 pm | 35 comments | 2820 Views

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ELECTION 2012: Stories, editorials, videos and resources

Stories, editorials, videos, photos and links regarding the Presidential General Election on Nov. 6, 2012. Palo Alto Online...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Roman Larson, on Nov 3, 2012 at 10:26 pm | 2 comments | 1580 Views

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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 | 1657 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 | 1612 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 | 1986 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 | 4893 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 | 5730 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 | 1446 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 | 1919 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 | 1761 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 | 2669 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 | 3407 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 | 9187 Views
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