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Plane Noise

Does anyone feel like they are hearing constant plane noise flying over their home? What is going on? The plane noise is...

Original post made by Catherine on Apr. 5, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 4 hours ago | 320 comments | 2431 Views

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At shuttered swim center, community seeks answers, action

Clients of the Betty Wright Aquatic Center pool in south Palo Alto expressed their sense of loss -- and anxiety -- Thursday...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Katharine Untch, 11 hours ago | 27 comments | 13660 Views

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Mobile app aims to bring more commerce to Palo Alto

A fledgling Palo Alto startup is trying to tackle a difficult 21st-century challenge: bridge the ever-widening gap between...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2014
Last comment by anne, 13 hours ago | 11 comments | 3655 Views

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Solve ABAG and Sr Housing by Channing House Increasing Density?

The more I think about this, the more it makes me wonder why no one thought of this before: http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/2014/04/14/since-measure-d-what-has-the-city-and-ot...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 14 hours ago | 4 comments | 145 Views

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Faced with 'uncertainties,' Palo Alto considers raising water rates

Palo Alto's plan to give the city's water customers a rare reprieve from rising rates has been jeopardized by an unexpected...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Wayne Martin, 18 hours ago | 22 comments | 3263 Views

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Deception -- or alternate business model?

Local residents have been caught in a five-year debate over the activities of one man, a real-estate investor named Jason...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by Concerned, on Apr 14, 2014 at 8:39 pm | 10 comments | 9468 Views

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Palo Alto seeks consultant for traffic-reduction programs

Palo Alto is preparing to solicit proposals this month for a consultant who would help the city form a Transportation Management...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Delusional, on Apr 14, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 39 comments | 1955 Views

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Off Deadline: Palo Alto's highest-anywhere jobs/housing imbalance causing real problems

A recent series in the San Jose Business Journal cites a 3.13-to-1 jobs-to-housing ratio for Palo Alto, which it calls "the...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Apr 14, 2014 at 4:05 am | 30 comments | 837 Views

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Creek authority may challenge permit rejection for flood-control project

After suffering a stinging bureaucratic blow in the permitting process last month, the agency charged with improving flood...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 13, 2014 at 3:31 pm | 16 comments | 2664 Views

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Planning department proposal draws fire

In most cities, the job description of the city's deputy planning director wouldn't cause a ripple of opposition. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Echoes of recent events, on Apr 12, 2014 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 114 Views

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Where is my print copy of the Weekly??

When USPS was handling home delivery of the Weekly I got it like clockwork every week in my mailbox. When they switched...

Original post made by disgruntled on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Apr 11, 2014 at 9:25 pm | 2 comments | 92 Views

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Palo Alto Sea Scouts get new Navy boat

The Palo Alto Sea Scouts' days of rebuilding decks and maintaining four ship engines is about to walk the gang plank. A newer...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Aaron, on Apr 10, 2014 at 7:37 pm | 5 comments | 1055 Views

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Plan to widen sidewalks meets resistance on El Camino Real

A regional drive to turn El Camino Real into a pedestrian-friendly boulevard clashed with thorny reality Tuesday night as...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Planning Commissioners, on Apr 10, 2014 at 5:28 pm | 20 comments | 2842 Views

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Wall Street Journal article about the homeless of Palo Alto

Article in today's Wall Street Journal about Palo Alto's homeless residents, including retired professionals who lost their...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by James, on Apr 10, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 14 comments | 444 Views

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Robots fly, swim and mow lawns at 'block party'

They ranged from funky robot pirates to sleek, sophisticated surgical devices and a robotic guide for the blind that could...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Meds, on Apr 10, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 2 comments | 3025 Views

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Council cautiously optimistic about financial future

Palo Alto's economic recovery may be in full bloom, but city leaders offered plenty of reasons for caution Monday, including...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Breathing their own Exhaust, on Apr 9, 2014 at 1:31 pm | 3 comments | 1145 Views

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Park Boulevard accidents concern workers, residents

The broadsiding of a sedan that pushed the vehicle through a plate-glass window on March 15 is just the latest accident that...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by fight the developers, on Apr 9, 2014 at 10:11 am | 39 comments | 4449 Views

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Stanford wins approval for El Camino project

Stanford University's plan to build 250 housing units for its faculty in the College Terrace neighborhood scored another...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on Apr 8, 2014 at 2:22 pm | 38 comments | 4223 Views

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Editorial: What's in a name?

Instead of returning to further debate over what the Main Library should be named, City Council should recognize the folly...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by oops!, on Apr 7, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 43 comments | 2366 Views

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Taxi companies say: 'No fare'

Concerned that a new taxi service wants to horn in on their business, drivers from two cab companies that service Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Willy Osa, on Apr 7, 2014 at 1:24 pm | 27 comments | 2249 Views
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