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PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 | 2298 Views

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Palo Alto approves AT&T's antenna plan

AT&T's controversial plan to install 80 antennas on utility poles throughout Palo Alto surged forward Monday night when the...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Robert Smith, on Jan 27, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 35 comments | 3978 Views

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Proposed downtown 'gateway' building hit with setback

A looming tower made of glass and connected to a new five-story building could soon become one of the most prominent features...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Public Benefits disappear, on Feb 2, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 45 comments | 2379 Views

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Group seeks to change Palo Alto smoking ordinance

On the heels of a toughened smoking ordinance adopted in Mountain View Tuesday, Breathe California, a San Jose tobacco-prevention...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Angelo_Frank, on Jan 29, 2012 at 6:44 pm | 26 comments | 2367 Views

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What's happening here?

Construction continues on Alma Plaza, a mixed-used development that will include 37 homes, 14 affordable-housing apartments,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jan 27, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 7 comments | 1172 Views

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Dead man found at Stanford construction site

A man's body was found in a grove near a construction site close to Stanford Hospital on Thursday morning, according to the...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by teddy, on Feb 10, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 14 comments | 2172 Views

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Around Town

<B>PRIORITIES ... </B>First the easy part: the City Council decided Saturday to keep all five of the city's 2011 priorities...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 28, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 1117 Views

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Palo Alto Recycling Center to close Feb. 1

Rich Green hauled spools of electrical cable, old VCRs and boxes of paper from the back of his vehicle, carrying them to...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by Styrofoam, on Jul 23, 2012 at 8:23 am | 16 comments | 2967 Views

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Injured falcon found in Palo Alto

A rare falcon was found injured in Palo Alto and is recovering at the Wildlife Rescue Center in Burlingame and is expected...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by Pam, on Feb 13, 2012 at 11:36 am | 5 comments | 1132 Views

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Norovirus outbreak hits Lytton Gardens

A gastrointestinal norovirus outbreak that began early in January closed some sections of Lytton Gardens, the senior-living...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Wondering?, on Jan 30, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 4 comments | 1500 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: High school graduation requirements; Plans for Edgewood Plaza

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=24114...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by M, on Jan 30, 2012 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 992 Views

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Palo Alto sees spike in retiree medical obligations

A surge of retirements, shifting demographics and rising health care costs are greatly inflating Palo Alto's obligations...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Jul 20, 2012 at 10:39 am | 40 comments | 2286 Views

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Assemblyman Rich Gordon to host open house Thursday

State Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, will discuss the latest Sacramento happenings and his outlook for 2012 with...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1156 Views

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King withdraws from county supervisor race

Former Saratoga Mayor Kathleen King has withdrawn from the race for Liz Kniss' seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors,...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Voter, on Feb 3, 2012 at 1:30 am | 7 comments | 1297 Views

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Architects hired to brainstorm about Cubberley

City and school leaders have engaged architects to do informal, preliminary work on ideas for the Cubberley Community Center,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Gary Gechlik, on Feb 11, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 27 comments | 1877 Views

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Plans for Edgewood Plaza redevelopment move forward

A revised proposal to redevelop the Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center and to build 10 homes at the Eichler-style plaza took...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Feb 4, 2012 at 6:45 pm | 11 comments | 1523 Views

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Editorial: Boosting grad standards

After a false start last spring, when a similar plan was met with resistance, the Palo Alto school board took a major step...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by notnecessary, on Feb 7, 2012 at 10:20 am | 10 comments | 1308 Views

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Man punched during soccer game at Terman

A man who was playing soccer is being sought by Palo Alto police after he allegedly punched another player in the back of...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by MoM by Terman, on Feb 7, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 14 comments | 1181 Views

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Palo Alto ponders next steps for compost plant

A decision by Palo Alto residents in November to make a portion of Byxbee Park available for a new compost plant is forcing...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 9, 2012 at 10:55 am | 18 comments | 1824 Views

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After more than a century, 'George' is cut down

An old and popular Palo Alto tree nicknamed "George" is meeting his Waterloo this week. The process of taking George down...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 14, 2012 at 4:13 am | 19 comments | 1772 Views
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