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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newell bridge replacement project moves forward

Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park residents Thursday night aired their views on replacing the 103-year-old, 18-foot-wide...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Aquamarine , on Mar 5, 2014 at 10:54 pm | 34 comments | 6222 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto property values surge

The market value of a single-family home in Palo Alto went up 10.8 percent in 2013 and has more than recovered from the last...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 18, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 34 comments | 19150 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fox News slams Palo Alto

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Original post made by tammy on Jun. 17, 2007
Last comment by Help!, on Jun 25, 2007 at 9:17 am | 34 comments | 5040 Views

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Greenmeadow vs Eichler

We are interested in joining a swim club this summer. Though we live very close to Greenmeadow we have heard good things...

Original post made by undecided on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by cc, on Feb 10, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 34 comments | 4323 Views

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Palo Alto receives $1.5M grant for California Ave.

Plans to spruce up Palo Alto's California Avenue retail shopping district got a boost after the city received a coveted $1.5...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Cal Ave is Clearly Broken, on Jan 22, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 34 comments | 3448 Views

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Stanford offers Palo Alto $173 million in 'benefits' for hospital expansion

Stanford University Medical Center has offered Palo Alto a $173 million package of community benefits -- including an aggressive...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 23, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 34 comments | 3896 Views

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AT&T and concerned residents butt heads

An AT&T presentation intended to inform Palo Alto residents about plans to shore up spotty coverage by installing distributed...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Peninsula Commuter, on Aug 4, 2011 at 5:50 pm | 34 comments | 6592 Views

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Man dies at El Camino Real bus stop in Palo Alto

A man died on El Camino Real, near California Avenue in Palo Alto, in a collision with a Santa Clara Valley Transportation...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by nonnie, on Nov 12, 2011 at 10:16 pm | 34 comments | 3897 Views

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Palo Alto residents fear another California Ave. tree debacle

Two large California Avenue redwood trees slated for removal by the City of Palo Alto are being defended by neighborhood...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by mj, on Nov 17, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 34 comments | 2724 Views

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Palo Alto dog-owners group to lobby for more public space

A group of Palo Alto dog owners want the city to create an open area in a park for frolicking, off-leash dogs. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by How about diapers, on Jun 29, 2013 at 11:24 pm | 34 comments | 4872 Views

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Officials declare Friday a 'Spare the Air' day

Burning wood will be banned in the Bay Area on Friday, Dec. 27, for the fifth day in a row and the 20th day this season,...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Dec 31, 2013 at 10:01 am | 34 comments | 10708 Views

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'Rinconada' chosen as new name for library

The final chapter in Palo Alto's epic debate over a new name for the Main Library concluded Monday night when city leaders...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 9, 2014 at 9:04 am | 34 comments | 14734 Views

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New senior residences address Palo Alto's growing need

A new independent-living community for people aged 60 and older officially opened its doors on Thursday, May 1, offering...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by LN, on Mar 29, 2016 at 11:26 am | 34 comments | 9369 Views

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Claude Ezran enters Palo Alto's council race

Claude Ezran, a veteran of the Human Relations Commission and the founder of Palo Alto's World Music Day, announced Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jun 4, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 34 comments | 17155 Views

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Palo Alto to remove five trees as part of California Avenue project

The City of Palo Alto Tuesday posted 14-day notices on five trees along California Avenue that will be removed as part of...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jul 4, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 34 comments | 5663 Views

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Neighbors on Eichler block won't appeal new house

Despite major reservations about a new two-story home that will soon go up on their Eichler-style block, residents of Richardson...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 27, 2015 at 11:24 am | 34 comments | 6120 Views

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Compost debate set to flare up again

Palo Alto's passionate debate over the future of composting will resume Monday night, when the City Council considers whether...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Dec 9, 2014 at 10:09 am | 34 comments | 6682 Views

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Palo Alto holds grand opening of Mitchell Park Library

Droves of Palo Alto residents turned out Dec. 6 for the grand opening of the Mitchell Park Library and Community Center and...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Well., on Dec 15, 2014 at 9:33 pm | 34 comments | 8219 Views

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Palo Alto nears completion on fixing Embarcadero traffic signals

Responding to complaints from frustrated commuters, Palo Alto is in the midst of replacing and coordinating the traffic lights...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 17, 2015 at 7:15 pm | 34 comments | 4941 Views

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Palo Alto adds motion detection to Caltrain corridor

A first-of-its-kind system to detect suicide attempts along railroad tracks will be piloted in Palo Alto. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Joe Bloe, on Jul 9, 2016 at 12:24 pm | 34 comments | 7402 Views
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