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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Committee backs Palo Alto utility rate hike

Palo Alto residents should expect to see a small increase in their utility bills starting in July, when electricity, water...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Mai, on Nov 12, 2009 at 3:51 pm | 19 comments | 2254 Views

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Neighbors split over 801 Alma Street project

A proposal to build a five-story complex with shops, offices and 96 apartments for low-income residents in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Joop Verbaken (NFLS2), on Sep 25, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 25 comments | 2278 Views

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Helping the helpers

Two Palo Alto city councilmen are working to give local cash-strapped nonprofits a boost, using a new website on which charities...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth Lucchesi, on Apr 2, 2009 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 1808 Views

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Caltrain, rail agency accede to Palo Alto protest

Faced with outrage and confusion from Palo Alto and other Peninsula cities, the Caltrain board of directors has revised its...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by agum, on Apr 7, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 62 comments | 3233 Views

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Editorial: Deadline looms for 'unthinkable' rail plan

Even though it may be years before sleek blue-and-gold high-speed trains race up and down California and zip through Peninsula...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by John, on Apr 4, 2009 at 8:36 am | 11 comments | 1713 Views

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Q&A with Harold Luft, director of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute

In the following edited Q&A with the Weekly, which will continue next Friday, Luft offers a glimpse into the health care...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by johnmayer76, on Apr 8, 2009 at 1:57 am | 3 comments | 1910 Views

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Getting to the basics of 'civic engagement'

Seeking to promote civic engagement, Palo Alto city officials are preparing to unveil a comprehensive "civic action plan"...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by FYI, on Apr 7, 2009 at 6:08 pm | 21 comments | 2311 Views

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Palo Alto budget gap explodes -- tempers, too

Tanking revenues have prompted Palo Alto city officials to increase the projected budget shortfall by $2 million, to about...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jake, on Apr 14, 2009 at 2:02 pm | 119 comments | 3613 Views

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Stanford gets county nod to expand campus

Stanford University's plans to build new academic buildings and houses on its campus received a major boost Tuesday afternoon:...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by jim H., on Apr 22, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 8 comments | 1806 Views

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Medical Foundation's San Carlos hospital on hold

Construction of a planned $550 million Palo Alto Medical Foundation hospital in San Carlos has been put on hold due to a...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on May 29, 2009 at 5:10 pm | 3 comments | 1951 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Architectural Review Board, mixed-use building at 420 Cambridge Ave.

The Palo Alto Architectural Review Board is scheduled to review plans for a four-story mixed-use building at 420 Cambridge...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2009
Last comment by brenda Lowen, on Apr 11, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 1972 Views

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City's fiber dreams still flickering

After seeing their plans for a citywide fiber network fizzle last month, city officials are now considering a more phased,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 21, 2009 at 11:08 am | 24 comments | 2319 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, citywide fiber network

The Palo Alto City Council is scheduled to hold a joint meeting with the Public Art Commission. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
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Palo Alto presses on with citywide fiber network

Palo Alto will seek new partnerships and apply for federal stimulus funds in its quest to provide fiber to every home and...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 17, 2009 at 3:07 am | 10 comments | 1961 Views

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Palo Alto Neighborhoods

Named for an ancient redwood tree that was a living landmark for late-1700s Spanish explorers, Palo Alto today is a diverse...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Jan 4, 2010 at 9:35 am | 6 comments | 2015 Views

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Stanford drops plans for mall expansion

Stanford University has dropped its ambitious plan to expand the Stanford Shopping Center and to add a hotel to the mall...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by menlo park observer, on Apr 18, 2009 at 11:18 am | 44 comments | 2750 Views

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Former mayor: Withdrawal is 'a black eye' for city

City officials are defending their actions against charges that the "Palo Alto Process" and high expectations doomed plans...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sun and Sand, on Apr 16, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 56 comments | 2357 Views

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BUILDING PERMITS

BUILDING PERMITS Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10233 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Joe Escobar, on Apr 24, 2009 at 3:14 pm | 4 comments | 1854 Views

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100+ room hotel at Stanford Shopping Center?

A 100-plus room hotel is part of a major expansion plan for the Stanford Shopping Center, most likely situated along El Camino...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Katy, on Apr 16, 2009 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 1731 Views

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Editorial: Shopping center pullout a blow to Palo Alto

The abrupt aborting of a major expansion of the Stanford Shopping Center Tuesday morning is a serious blow to Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Carol Gilbert, on Apr 21, 2009 at 5:10 pm | 5 comments | 1655 Views
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