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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto trash rates face years of hikes

Palo Alto residents could soon be asked to pay for recycling and see their garbage rates soar by nearly 80 percent in the...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Charlie, on Apr 5, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 33 comments | 4049 Views

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Squirrels invade College Terrace fairy houses

Dozens of native California squirrels have made their nests in a Palo Alto neighborhood's "fairy" houses -- much to the dismay...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Enough, on Apr 6, 2011 at 6:25 pm | 5 comments | 2274 Views

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Changing seasons: Springtime at The Dish

The Stanford Dish, as the academic reserve area of open space nestled in the Stanford foothills is known, is many things....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Viking staff writer, on Apr 27, 2011 at 12:51 pm | 12 comments | 3574 Views

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Editorial: Parkland initiative merely gives options

Palo Alto residents can be forgiven if they are still trying to sort out why they will be asked to vote this fall on rescinding...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Resident 0.1, on Apr 10, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 5 comments | 2278 Views

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Stanford gets $20M grant to study premature birth

Doctors at Stanford University announced on Wednesday (March 30) the start of a new research effort to identify and reduce...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Apr 4, 2011 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 2010 Views

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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 | 2772 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 | 2331 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 | 4835 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 | 5214 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 | 2562 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 | 2665 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 | 2120 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 | 2098 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 | 5519 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 | 4121 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 | 2019 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 | 5769 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 | 2465 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 | 5432 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 | 2582 Views
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