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Traffic report: more cars heading to Palo Alto?

In some ways, the new report examining the traffic impacts of the two mammoth Stanford University developments says less...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by hmmmmm, on Jan 26, 2009 at 5:22 pm | 23 comments | 2386 Views

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Utility workers challenge fraud allegations

Falsified tests. Conspiring managers. Unqualified workers. The phrases have been repeated in media reports and conversations...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by sickoflies, on Jul 23, 2009 at 6:58 am | 23 comments | 2214 Views

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Palo Alto plans deep cuts to close budget gap

Faced with a $10 million budget shortfall in 2010, City Manager James Keene is proposing to trim employee compensation, delay...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 4, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 23 comments | 2394 Views

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Caltrain may cut weekend service, raise fares

Caltrain has announced possible service and fare changes to be implemented as early as October. At a board of directors meeting...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 18, 2009 at 11:13 am | 23 comments | 2034 Views

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Palo Alto to launch permit parking in College Terrace

College Terrace residents starving for parking spaces in their bustling Palo Alto neighborhood may soon see the gridlock...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Friendly Neighbor, on Jul 26, 2011 at 11:47 am | 23 comments | 2294 Views

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Raising the blue flag

Palo Alto Mayor Peter Drekmeier (left), helps Debra Van Duynhoven, assistant to city manager for sustainability, and City...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 19, 2009 at 11:57 am | 23 comments | 1668 Views

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Eden Housing project draws opposition

A proposal to build a four-story apartment complex for low-income families at the site of the former Ole's auto-repair shop...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by About Tree House, on Nov 9, 2009 at 11:11 pm | 23 comments | 1702 Views

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Developer sues Palo Alto over affordable-housing

A Palo Alto policy that requires developers to dedicate portions of their residential projects to affordable housing is facing...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by live nearby, on Dec 26, 2009 at 8:28 am | 23 comments | 2263 Views

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'Destination Palo Alto' may be scrapped

Visitors to Palo Alto's largest hotels may soon be asked to subsidize the city's effort to market itself as a world-class...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 10, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 23 comments | 1496 Views

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Anaerobic digestion would protect the environment and save Palo Altans money

Imagine a scenario in which Palo Alto could make tremendous progress on its zero-waste and climate-protection goals while...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by EEng, on May 20, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 23 comments | 2047 Views

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Residents divided over eucalyptus removal

Still stung by the wholesale removal of 63 trees on California Avenue last fall, some Crescent Park residents are saying...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by Jenny, on Apr 14, 2010 at 3:06 pm | 23 comments | 2175 Views

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Palo Alto mulls fee increases for animal services, field use

Palo Alto residents may soon find themselves paying higher fees for everything from fire inspections and Children's Theatre...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Carole Hyde, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 23 comments | 2433 Views

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Fehrenbach to head Palo Alto economic outreach

Tommy Fehrenbach, a relationship manager at Borel Private Bank & Trust Co. and former chairman of the Chamber of Commerce...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Bye Bye Business, on Aug 26, 2010 at 3:19 pm | 23 comments | 2508 Views

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Palo Alto Art Center to undergo $7 million renovation

The nearly 40-year-old Palo Alto Art Center will be getting a mid-life revamp -- a long-awaited $7 million facility upgrade...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Another childcare center, on Aug 24, 2010 at 6:21 pm | 23 comments | 2529 Views

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PG&E: What gas mains?

PG&E and Palo Alto Utilities Department officials appeared to be playing out their own version of "What's My Line?" with...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 15, 2010 at 3:25 pm | 23 comments | 2392 Views

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Victor Frost charges to be swapped for new ones

Palo Alto panhandler Victor Frost will face new charges in the city's continuing case against him for allegedly flouting...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by John Burgess, on Oct 6, 2010 at 11:27 pm | 23 comments | 1823 Views

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Firefighters loan $35,000 to Measure R campaign

Palo Alto's firefighters union has loaned $35,000 to its campaign in support of Measure R, a ballot measure that would freeze...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Nov 3, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 23 comments | 1780 Views

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Brown says slash spending, keep tax hikes

Gov. Jerry Brown said today (Jan. 10) that he is proposing to close the state's $25.4 billion budget gap by cutting spending...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Tax debacle, on Jan 12, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 23 comments | 2211 Views

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Anonymous postings--good or bad?

These pages have just witnessed an extended discussion of the anonymous poster, finally cut off by the editor. Should there...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 3, 2011 at 8:58 am | 23 comments | 1452 Views

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Palo Alto may close Recycling Center

Palo Alto prides itself on recycling, but residents may soon find it more expensive and less convenient to divert their waste...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Katy, on Jul 12, 2011 at 12:53 am | 23 comments | 2051 Views
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