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PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 | 2852 Views

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Palo Alto's young mayor packs policy experience

When Yiaway Yeh cast the deciding vote last July to send a labor-reform measure on the November ballot, just about everyone...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Jan 9, 2012 at 12:14 pm | 11 comments | 3948 Views

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Record $100,000 donated to Holiday Fund

An anonymous $100,000 donation from a Palo Alto family foundation has propelled this year's Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 6, 2012 at 4:06 pm | 2 comments | 994 Views

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Ford to open research lab in Palo Alto

Ford Motor Company plans to open a research lab in Palo Alto, a facility that the company says will be its "first-ever dedicated...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 10, 2012 at 6:16 am | 16 comments | 1476 Views

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Green goals, infrastructure on city's 2012 agenda

Curbing employee costs, fixing up the city's aged infrastructure, reopening the city's largest library and using technology...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by HowMany.org, on Jan 10, 2012 at 10:56 am | 7 comments | 1394 Views

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Brown's budget ultimatum could affect Palo Alto

Palo Alto schools "have lots of skin in the game" regarding Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to cut $4.8 billion from public education...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Haywood, on Jan 10, 2012 at 9:48 am | 22 comments | 2598 Views

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Editorial: Antenna angst unwarranted

The debate over whether to allow ATT to improve cell service in Palo Alto using small antenna positioned on the top of existing...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2012
Last comment by CellTowerOutsideMyWindow, on Oct 9, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 29 comments | 8246 Views

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School board president a veteran of education wars

Taking the gavel for the second time, new Palo Alto Board of Education President Camille Townsend says she spends a lot of...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Jan 11, 2012 at 5:54 pm | 12 comments | 2381 Views

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Liz Kniss to run for Palo Alto City Council

After a decade-long hiatus, Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss launched her quest to return to local politics Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Jan 14, 2012 at 9:31 am | 43 comments | 2862 Views

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Winter's 14th Spare the Air alert issued

No logs will be burning in the Bay Area Thursday as another Spare the Air Day has been announced by the Bay Area Air Quality...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by burning, on Jan 12, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 4 comments | 1029 Views

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VIDEO: Hanging mannequin prompts 911 calls

A man reported to be hanging by the neck from the Howrey law offices next to the Four Seasons Hotel in East Palo Alto Saturday...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
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Rail authority CEO to resign

California's quest to build the nation's first high-speed rail took another unexpected twist Thursday when the the man charged...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by galen, on Jan 14, 2012 at 10:57 am | 17 comments | 2189 Views

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City may seek bond for new public-safety facilities

If a major earthquake were to strike Palo Alto tomorrow, it could render the city's police headquarters at City Hall functionally...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Read the USGS studies, on Jan 18, 2012 at 3:14 pm | 21 comments | 1807 Views

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Palo Alto shifts focus to infrastructure

Palo Alto's quest to repair its aged infrastructure and possibly seek a bond to pay for some of these repairs will kick off...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by JT, on Jan 18, 2012 at 3:47 am | 16 comments | 1220 Views

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Rich Gordon to seek another term in state Assembly

Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, announced Thursday morning that he would seek a second term in Sacramento. Gordon,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by William, on Jan 20, 2012 at 10:24 pm | 4 comments | 944 Views

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Palo Alto set to rule on AT&T proposal

The heated battle between Palo Alto residents who demand better wireless coverage and those who find AT&T's proposed equipment...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by JA3+, on Jan 23, 2012 at 9:24 pm | 18 comments | 1801 Views

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Palo Alto's police women spur culture shift

Every day Palo Alto's 14 female officers put their lives on the line along with the rest of the city's police force. Over...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 23, 2012 at 7:56 pm | 48 comments | 1985 Views

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Palo Alto council to hold strategic retreat Saturday

The Palo Alto City Council will set its annual priorities and consider ways to fix up the city's infrastructure when it meets...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 21, 2012 at 8:27 am | 10 comments | 1078 Views

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New challenges, same 'priorities' in Palo Alto

Palo Alto officials often talk about 2012 as the "year of infrastructure" in the city, but one wouldn't know it by looking...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Jan 24, 2012 at 10:12 am | 19 comments | 1467 Views

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Palo Alto braces for battle against housing mandates

If one believes regional projections, Palo Alto will have to build 12,500 new homes by 2035 to accommodate job growth and...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2012
Last comment by educate don't over populate, on Jan 31, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 40 comments | 2056 Views
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