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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Resident aims to battle Palo Alto over 'privacy'

Kathleen Jason-Moreau knows that in a dense city like Palo Alto total privacy is impossible to come by. But the Alma Street...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Neva Yarkin, on Sep 21, 2010 at 8:23 pm | 59 comments | 4640 Views

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School board asks city to link schools to housing

With a nervous eye on crowded classrooms, the Palo Alto Board of Education formally has asked the City Council to keep school...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by piglet, on Nov 16, 2010 at 11:29 pm | 59 comments | 3702 Views

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Judge halts plan to cut lanes on Cal Ave

Palo Alto has to halt its plan to reduce lanes on California Avenue and reconsider its environmental analysis of the streetscaping...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by keenplanner, on Nov 24, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 59 comments | 3300 Views

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Plan to cut lanes on California Avenue challenged again

Palo Alto's plan to reduce lanes on California Avenue from four to two and to add a host of streetscape improvements to the...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 10, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 59 comments | 3811 Views

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Palo Alto looks for speedier union negotiations

Palo Alto officials made a push this week to speed up the city's process for labor negotiations when a City Council committee...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Mar 24, 2012 at 10:20 am | 59 comments | 4346 Views

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Paly student nearly drowns in school pool

The quick response of Palo Alto High School students and a swim coach to get an unconscious student out of the bottom of...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 31, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 59 comments | 5879 Views

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Startup aims to take off from Palo Alto airport

An "all-you-can-fly" airline startup looking to get its business off the ground is eying Palo Alto's airport as a key stop...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Old Palo Altan, on Apr 15, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 59 comments | 3923 Views

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Palo Alto looks to raise fees for artist studios, athletic fields

Faced with skyrocketing pension and health care costs for city workers and retirees, Palo Alto officials are considering...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Barbara, on May 14, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 59 comments | 4683 Views

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Let's Make PA A Drone-Free City

It seems clear as day to me that domestic drone use must be stamped out before it gains a foothold: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/dec/21/coming-drone-attack-ameri...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jetman, on Mar 12, 2014 at 5:32 pm | 59 comments | 3983 Views

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Residents split at meeting over Newell Road bridge

A crowd of community members from Palo Alto and East Palo Alto jammed into the theater at the Lucie Stern Community Center...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Rs, on Jan 11, 2013 at 8:08 am | 59 comments | 4554 Views

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School lawyer: 'We are not rehashing this any more'

Calling the controversy over a federal civil-rights investigation a "tiresome, distracting and an unproductive loop," the...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Mar 13, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 59 comments | 3922 Views

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Palo Alto moves to support same-sex marriage

Palo Alto officials enthusiastically jumped into the national debate over same-sex marriage on Monday night when they passed...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 3, 2013 at 6:30 pm | 59 comments | 2737 Views

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Palo Alto running out of patience on Mitchell Park Library delays

With the completion of Palo Alto's Mitchell Park Library and Community Center more than a year past due and the project's...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Carl F, on Jun 26, 2013 at 3:04 pm | 59 comments | 6424 Views

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Long-awaited Fresh Market opens in Edgewood Plaza

On the opening day of the gourmet grocery store Fresh Market in the renovated Edgewood Plaza, there was one word on people's...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by bb, on Aug 11, 2013 at 12:57 am | 59 comments | 5877 Views

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Palo Alto seeks truce in Maybell zoning battle

Palo Alto's rancorous and highly emotional debate over a proposed senior-housing development on Maybell Avenue will spill...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 18, 2013 at 2:52 am | 59 comments | 26842 Views

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Editorial: Lessons from the Maybell fiasco

If there was one lesson that anyone involved in Palo Alto policy-making should know, it is to never assume that something...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 28, 2013 at 9:57 am | 59 comments | 11831 Views

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City unveils downtown parking-permit program

For downtown workers, the days of free all-day parking in residential neighborhoods like Professorville and Downtown North...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by no more subsidies, on Oct 3, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 59 comments | 4837 Views

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Buena Vista residents rally to save their homes

More than 40 Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents on Thursday protested against the planned evictions from their longtime...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by member, on May 7, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 59 comments | 19821 Views

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Twelve vie for seats on the Palo Alto council

With the filing period concluding this week, 12 Palo Alto residents have officially entered the race for the five contested...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by PaulaBolduc, on Sep 21, 2014 at 10:51 am | 59 comments | 10393 Views

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Design contest set to kick off for Palo Alto's new bike bridge

Palo Alto officials agree that the city's new bike bridge over Highway 101 should be a "landmark" structure that showcases...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Dec 11, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 59 comments | 7387 Views
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