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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for wi-fi antennas slammed by residents

A proposal by AT&T to mount two wi-fi antennas on the balcony of Hotel President in downtown Palo Alto is facing resistance...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Karl, on Apr 6, 2011 at 3:30 am | 16 comments | 1957 Views

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Palo Alto slams Caltrain for poor public outreach

Palo Alto officials are calling for Caltrain to put the brakes on possible service cuts until stakeholders and members of...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Robert McDiarmid, on Apr 7, 2011 at 2:26 pm | 11 comments | 1842 Views

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Deadline for city's Internet cut-off rescinded

An Internet service provider that last week threatened to pull the plug on the City of Palo Alto's Internet connection has...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by paly observer, on Aug 15, 2012 at 12:34 am | 18 comments | 2830 Views

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Forty-one Palo Alto teachers get tenure

Forty-one teachers representing most of Palo Alto's public school campuses will gather tonight for a yearly event known as...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on May 23, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 40 comments | 3900 Views

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Feature story: From ambient to upbeat

As gray rainy light filters down through the Stanford Hospital atrium windows, it's met by cheerful Western swing music on...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 5, 2011 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1583 Views

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Palo Alto seeks fairness in trash rates

Palo Alto may soon reduce its street-sweeping services, raise garbage rates and begin charging for recycling as part of its...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 9, 2011 at 7:26 am | 34 comments | 1866 Views

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Fire chief: Veterans' home was not up to code

A Valentine's Day fire at a home for veterans in East Palo Alto in which one resident jumped from a second-floor window to...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by veterans, on Apr 7, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 3 comments | 1624 Views

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Editorial: City learns a lesson in Internet protocol

In what was clearly a black eye for one of Silicon Valley's most high-tech cities, Palo Alto found out last week that a little-known...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 8, 2011 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 1590 Views

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Palo Alto officials bet city's growth on a thriving Caltrain

When developer Jim Baer approached Palo Alto's planning commissioners last month to pitch a glassy, new five-story "gateway"...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by YIMBY, on Apr 12, 2011 at 10:45 am | 29 comments | 4233 Views

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Report: Palo Alto needs new emergency director

Palo Alto should hire a director to oversee its emergency services, relocate its emergency-services headquarters and forge...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 12, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 19 comments | 2178 Views

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Palo Alto library construction 'right on schedule'

The ongoing construction at Palo Alto's Mitchell Park and Downtown libraries is going according to plan, Interim Library...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 8, 2011 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 1582 Views

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Architectural board blasts proposed AT&T tower

AT&T's quest to plant cellular towers and Wi-Fi antennas in Palo Alto has proved taxing for company officials, city staff...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by iSoar, on Apr 13, 2011 at 2:53 pm | 8 comments | 3113 Views

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Palo Alto struggles to give voters reliable data

Palo Alto voters will be asked to wrestle with incomplete and possible contradictory data in November when they hit the voting...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Apr 20, 2011 at 9:57 pm | 25 comments | 1850 Views

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Palo Alto sued over Cal Ave streetscape plan

A Palo Alto resident and a California Avenue merchant have filed a lawsuit against the city this week, claiming that the...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Comments are an interesting read, on Apr 25, 2011 at 2:40 pm | 71 comments | 3447 Views

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Growing pains

When developer Jim Baer approached Palo Alto's planning commissioners last month to pitch a glassy, new five-story "gateway"...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Lee Thé, on May 3, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments | 1469 Views

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Palo Alto management, firefighters prepare for arbitration

After nearly a year of talks, Palo Alto's management and its firefighters are preparing to take their heated labor dispute...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 20, 2011 at 8:28 pm | 64 comments | 2585 Views

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Earth Day events to sprout in Palo Alto through April 22

From zooming electric cars to blooming "green" buildings, Palo Alto's environmentalists have much to smile about these days....

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Apr 18, 2011 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 1607 Views

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Editorial: Proposed massage rules overreach

It is welcome news that the city is now reconsidering a controversial portion of a revised ordinance governing massage centers...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1807 Views

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Weekly, Palo Alto Online win top state honors

The Palo Alto Weekly and PaloAltoOnline.com garnered 10 first- and second-place awards Saturday (April 16) in an annual statewide...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by ChrisC, on Apr 18, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 5 comments | 1627 Views

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Two-alarm fire destroys Palo Alto home

A fire destroyed a home in Palo Alto on Saturday (April 16) morning, displacing three people, Palo Alto Fire Battalion Chief...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on Apr 21, 2011 at 9:35 am | 6 comments | 1450 Views
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