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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water rates rise in Palo Alto

Palo Alto residents will be asked to swallow higher water rates starting next month to help pay for a colossal regional effort...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by common sense, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:06 pm | 25 comments | 1517 Views

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Legal battle could threaten labor-reform measure

Palo Alto's high-profile fight with its public-safety unions over labor reform will not end on Election Day, when voters...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2011
Last comment by City Booster, on Nov 4, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 25 comments | 1917 Views

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Palo Alto mulls new parking restrictions in Professorville

Spurred by a flurry of complaints from the Professorville neighborhood, Palo Alto has formed a new community group to explore...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by one for all, on Dec 28, 2011 at 4:51 pm | 25 comments | 2547 Views

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Report urges forming infrastructure commission

Palo Alto should overhaul its system for managing infrastructure and appoint a new citizens commission to oversee the complex...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Get Real, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:00 am | 25 comments | 1662 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 | 2406 Views

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Impolite Questions to ask of PA City Council Candidates

Q to City Council candidates: "Palo Alto has a large job-housing imbalance and is under pressure to reduce it. The City's...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Contest for change , on Oct 28, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 25 comments | 5250 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 | 5142 Views

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Palo Alto considers new gym near the Baylands

A regional effort to calm the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek continues to evolve and expand, with Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Feb 20, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 25 comments | 7548 Views

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Palo Alto hires its first budget czar

Palo Alto has hired its first director of the new Office of Management and Budget, the latest addition to the city's expanding...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by lazlo, on Jul 8, 2013 at 1:44 pm | 25 comments | 2089 Views

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Why is Town Square So Out of Sync With Dominant Free Speech Norms of the Internet; or, is this Forum Not a Forum Anymore Due to Heavy-Handed Editing of Posts

I have noticed a trend which seems to have accelerated recently in which the publisher of Paloaltoonline has edited not only...

Original post made by village idiot on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on May 27, 2014 at 7:56 am | 25 comments | 3528 Views

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Palo Alto seeks more polls before ruling on 2014 ballot

Palo Alto has a generous menu of options when it comes to tax measures that may appear on the November 2014 ballot, but with...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by rich and stupid?, on Oct 7, 2013 at 1:39 pm | 25 comments | 4620 Views

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Restaurant bag ban starts Friday

Plastic to-go bags at Palo Alto restaurants are going to go as of Friday, Nov. 1, when the third phase of Palo Alto's ordinance...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jon, on Nov 1, 2013 at 4:37 pm | 25 comments | 21819 Views

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All 3 Palo Alto papers agree: Vote AGAINST D

Today, November 1, the Palo Alto Daily News joined the Palo Alto Weekly and the Daily Post in urging voters to vote NO on...

Original post made by Vote Against D on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Nov 3, 2013 at 7:00 am | 25 comments | 1259 Views

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After resounding defeat, the lessons of Maybell

Housing advocates clashed with neighborhood preservationists in Palo Alto on Election Night. When the dust settled, it wasn't...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by PA Dweller, on Nov 8, 2013 at 6:21 pm | 25 comments | 7951 Views

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NO to Nancy Shephard for Mayor

Nancy Shephard should NOT become the next mayor of Palo Alto! She has consistently been tone deaf to residents and unrepentant...

Original post made by NeedAlternative on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on May 5, 2014 at 8:06 pm | 25 comments | 1366 Views

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What's status of Mitchell Park Liberary???

Do we have a move-in date for the new library? Why is so little communication from the City?...

Original post made by J. W. on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Leo, on Mar 5, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 25 comments | 1227 Views

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Palo Alto approves new deal with largest union

The Palo Alto City Council swiftly and unanimously approved on Monday night a new contract with the city's largest labor...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Mar 27, 2015 at 10:13 am | 25 comments | 4045 Views

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City to look at new uses for Municipal Services Center site

A proposal to move Palo Alto's Municipal Services Center and the Animal Services Center from their existing locations on...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Engineer, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:24 pm | 25 comments | 3042 Views

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Plan to expand Palo Alto's shuttle program speeds ahead

Seeking to reduce car congestion, Palo Alto officials approved on Monday night a plan to dramatically expand the city's shuttle...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Oldster, on Dec 8, 2014 at 2:02 pm | 25 comments | 3275 Views

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New development on Forest Avenue to include 13 housing units

A proposal to redevelop a 0.52 acre lot in downtown Palo Alto is currently percolating, with the 13 new residential units...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by K, on Jan 30, 2015 at 8:05 pm | 25 comments | 4039 Views
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