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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brutal day of plane noise over North Palo Alto

Today was an exceptionally bad day of plane noise over North Palo Alto. I had 25 planes over my home in 2 hours. That's about...

Original post made by tiredofthenoise on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 2 hours ago | 112 comments | 1535 Views

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Palo Alto divided over proposed office cap

Palo Alto's polarizing debate over office growth hit a stalemate Monday night when a deeply divided City Council agonized...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 3 hours ago | 35 comments | 2387 Views

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Housing Corporation fends off 'whispers of suspicion' over director's living arrangement

The Palo Alto Housing Corporation, a nonprofit that in 2013 tried to develop a housing complex on Maybell Avenue, on Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Cassandra, 4 hours ago | 36 comments | 2333 Views

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Palo Alto Chamber slams proposed office cap

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce jumped into the the city's growth debate Friday when it submitted a letter co-signed by...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Sunshine, 5 hours ago | 56 comments | 2344 Views

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Stevenson House shakeup boots director, staff

A major shakeup at senior-housing community Stevenson House has resulted in the dismissal of its longtime executive director...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by slippers on the ground, 12 hours ago | 17 comments | 4855 Views

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A gathering place, again: Formerly derelict Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center finds new life

Bucking the trend of many other mom-and-pop businesses owners who've left town due to rising rents, Steve Stivala, owner...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, 12 hours ago | 17 comments | 3629 Views

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Shady Lane moves to Menlo Park

After 40 years on University Avenue in Palo Alto, the eclectic Shady Lane gift shop and boutique is moving to a new home...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Resident, 14 hours ago | 27 comments | 3465 Views

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Hungry for data, Palo Alto launches business registry

Seeking to unravel the many mysteries of local employment trends and commuting patterns, Palo Alto on Monday launched its...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by KP, 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 1710 Views

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Palo Alto Forward joins opposition to office-space limits

A citizens group that promotes more housing and transportation options in Palo Alto has joined some of the city's largest...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 16 hours ago | 153 comments | 5484 Views

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In a certain light: Over the course of a day, Baylands is ever-changing

At the Palo Alto Baylands, the sights and sounds that catch one's attention are as likely to come from above as from below. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by andrew rich, 16 hours ago | 18 comments | 3971 Views

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In its war on waste, city takes aim at food scraps

A proposal by Palo Alto officials to reduce the amount of trash heading to the landfill could soon bring a new service to...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Mike, 17 hours ago | 42 comments | 3928 Views

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Palo Alto Library Foundation heads toward final chapter

When a small group of entrepreneurial bibliophiles met in 2001 to discuss ways to fix up Palo Alto's library system, the...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Alex, on Mar 3, 2015 at 2:32 am | 15 comments | 2443 Views

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Rejecting appeal, Palo Alto approves Corina Way home

Despite protests from area residents and land-use watchdogs, Palo Alto officials approved on Monday a two-story home on Corina...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Resident of Barron Park, on Mar 2, 2015 at 11:21 pm | 67 comments | 6519 Views

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City leaders propose neighborhood-liaison program

Seeking to better understand what Palo Alto's neighborhoods need, four members of the City Council hope to appoint a staff...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Counterclockwise, on Mar 1, 2015 at 7:59 pm | 6 comments | 1710 Views

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Editorial: When neighbors object

The Palo Alto City Council made the right call Monday night in upholding the staff approval of a single-family home proposed...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Counterclockwise, on Mar 1, 2015 at 7:51 pm | 19 comments | 3418 Views

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Guest opinion: Off Deadline — Stanford's John Hennessy takes a peek at Stanford's, and the world's, future

In a rare conversational interview Stanford University President John Hennessy disclosed some "modest" expansion plans and...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Colly, on Feb 28, 2015 at 11:18 pm | 1 comment | 2626 Views

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Man in wheelchair robbed at Palo Alto Caltrain station

A man in a wheelchair was accosted by two men who robbed him at the University Avenue Caltrain station on Feb. 21, just after...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by rick, on Feb 28, 2015 at 3:27 am | 5 comments | 2862 Views

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Palo Alto mulls changes to building-height limits

Faced with a stampede of massive new developments, Palo Alto officials are taking a fresh look at the zoning code and considering...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by SimplyNo, on Feb 27, 2015 at 6:32 pm | 84 comments | 10921 Views

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Chamber, Weekly announce Tall Tree Awards

Volunteer Fran Codispoti, early childhood education leader Sharon Keplinger, the Stanford Federal Credit Union and nonprofit...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Former Resident of PA, on Feb 27, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 3430 Views

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net nutrality- city own fiber business is OK now

Finally there is a green light for Palo alto to to compete with the telcos and other Internet providers to commercially offer...

Original post made by net nutrality city own fiber is OK now on Feb. 26, 2015
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