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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto creates new 'Hospital District' for Stanford expansion

The largest development project in Palo Alto's history will soon have a brand new zoning district designed specifically to...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Can't believe it!, on May 21, 2011 at 8:49 am | 11 comments | 1701 Views

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Palo Alto traffic disruptions Friday night

Smile and wave if you encounter a swarm of formal-clad bicyclists on Palo Alto streets tonight. Police are warning of "significant...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 21, 2011 at 11:03 pm | 49 comments | 1940 Views

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Residents: High-speed rail would affect home values

If and when high-speed rail is built in Palo Alto, properties and home values will decrease, residents predicted Thursday...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by HSR is a distraction, on May 24, 2011 at 2:02 pm | 33 comments | 1995 Views

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Analysis: The Great Recession's silver lining

A jaunt through Palo Alto City Hall these days can make visitors feel like they're on the set of "Extreme Makeover: Home...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Kalamanjaro, on May 24, 2011 at 2:58 pm | 12 comments | 1794 Views

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Former firefighter threatens police chief, pleads 'no contest'

A former Palo Alto firefighter who has held a grudge against the city for years pleaded no contest on Thursday (May 19) to...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Elwood Blues, on May 20, 2011 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 1368 Views

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Palo Alto pursues 'optimistic' budget for police, fire

Palo Alto's message to its public-safety unions has been clear throughout this budget season: Give the city more than $4...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 28, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 54 comments | 1837 Views

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City may raise fees for car chargers, solar panels

For Palo Alto residents, installing a solar panel or an electric-car charger is about to get a little more expensive. The...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on May 29, 2011 at 10:01 am | 26 comments | 1793 Views

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Historic Juana Briones House coming down

The owner of Palo Alto's oldest home, Juana Briones House, has begun deconstructing the 166-year-old structure after 13 years...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by L'Ann Bingham, on May 1, 2014 at 10:43 pm | 30 comments | 3147 Views

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Downtown hotels look to add five-story 'wing'

The bustling hotel hub next to Palo Alto's downtown transit center may soon become more crowded and luxurious. The owner...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Phil, on May 29, 2011 at 8:11 pm | 7 comments | 1215 Views

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Editorial: Consensus over new hospitals

After a long review process warranted by the massive size of the largest and most complex development project ever considered...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Jun 4, 2011 at 8:41 am | 4 comments | 1214 Views

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Bringing a new culture to hospital care

Kate Meyer wasn't given much time when her 13-year-old son, Clayton Hagy, was diagnosed in 2008 with biophenotypic leukemia....

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by catkady12, on May 30, 2011 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 1254 Views

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Palo Alto's fiber dreams dealt another blow

Palo Alto's decade-long dream of expanding its fiber ring to bring high-speed Internet to every home in the city should be...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by Under the radar, on Dec 31, 2012 at 11:41 pm | 25 comments | 3943 Views

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Letters

<B>Stanford hiking trail Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15011 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by trail to nowhere, on Jun 3, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 5 comments | 1132 Views

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Palo Alto to overhaul emergency services

Despite budget deficits and staffing reductions, Palo Alto is planning to create a $1 million Office of Emergency Services...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by James, on Jun 8, 2011 at 11:51 am | 34 comments | 2376 Views

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Palo Alto approves massive Stanford Hospital expansion

Stanford Hospital Medical Center's four-year quest to get Palo Alto's permission for a massive expansion of its hospital...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by DF7, on Jul 19, 2012 at 2:53 am | 13 comments | 1934 Views

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Parking woes don't stop History Museum

The planned Palo Alto History Museum received its go-ahead from the Palo Alto Planning and Transportation Commission Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Leland J. Francois, on Jun 11, 2011 at 3:46 pm | 6 comments | 1448 Views

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Palo Alto struggles to reach decision on arbitration

Palo Alto's debate over whether to strike the binding-arbitration requirement for police and firefighters from the City Charter...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Liz, on Jun 13, 2011 at 9:45 pm | 26 comments | 1613 Views

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Palo Alto set to raise water rates tonight

It's been a pleasantly wet year for the Hetch Hetchy system and the dozens of cities it serves, but the wealth of water will...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Jun 14, 2011 at 11:16 am | 15 comments | 1275 Views

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Water rates climb despite lower usage

Water usage may be plummeting in the Palo Alto and other cities that draw their supply from the Hetch Hetchy system, but...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 15, 2011 at 8:26 pm | 21 comments | 1548 Views

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On Deadline: A long, often bumpy road to a new Stanford medical complex

Monday night's approval of the massive rebuilding of the Stanford Hospital/Medical Center complex concludes the first chapter...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Jun 15, 2011 at 1:55 pm | 9 comments | 1184 Views
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