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Block-long development approved for Olive Garden site

The already sizzling construction climate around California Avenue is set to heat up even further after the City Council...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by berbach, 50 minutes ago | 13 comments | 2437 Views

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Palo Alto seeks to reboot bike-bridge project

After their first bid to create a "landmark" bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 took an unfortunate turn, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by MyTwoCents, 23 hours ago | 19 comments | 3214 Views

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Council urged to 'go big' on housing

Go big on housing. That's the message that about a hundred Palo Alto residents delivered to the City Council on Monday --...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on May 22, 2016 at 10:38 am | 92 comments | 4595 Views

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Zuck remodeling plans in Crescent Park

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_29920573/facebook-ceo-mark-zuckerberg-replacing-4-palo-alto...

Original post made by interesting on May. 21, 2016
There are no comments yet. 124 Views

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Palo Alto to start collecting data on downtown parking

In an effort to identify where people are parking and how Palo Alto's exiting parking supply is being used, the city has...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Marie, on May 21, 2016 at 6:27 pm | 2 comments | 763 Views

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A push toward solar power, a retreat from natural gas

Since Palo Alto launched its own electric utility in 1900, its quest for power has involved everything from Belgian-made...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Been There, on May 21, 2016 at 5:05 pm | 4 comments | 2799 Views

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School district asks for quick approval of big pay raises

The Palo Alto school district has reached what it says are its first-ever multi-year contracts with teachers and classified...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Gunn High Parent , on May 21, 2016 at 4:47 pm | 60 comments | 5023 Views

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Transparent California - total cost of city employee compensation per resident

According to the web site TransparentCalifornia.com, the total cost of city employee compensation per resident is almost...

Original post made by James M. on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Tyler Durden, on May 21, 2016 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 117 Views

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Here comes the sun

The congregation at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto proudly has no dogma. Its members follow different spiritual...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Dan, on May 20, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 4 comments | 6399 Views

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Off Deadline: In a case of good timing, Palo Alto may staff Cooley nature center

Palo Alto's Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center will close for most of a year for an extensive <0x02014> some...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1421 Views

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The case for resilience

When a small aircraft crashed into a transmission tower near the Palo Alto Municipal Airport on the morning of Feb. 17, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1242 Views

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Council nixes planned downtown development

A contentious proposal to demolish an office building on Hamilton Avenue and replace it with a mixed-use development with...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on May 19, 2016 at 3:34 pm | 34 comments | 4566 Views

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Stanford renaming committee seeks input from community

A Stanford University committee charged with establishing principles around the potential renaming of streets and buildings...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on May 19, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 5 comments | 1723 Views

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VTA meeting on bus system redesign in Palo Alto Wednesday

Palo Alto's public transit options could change as Santa Clara County Transportation Authority redesigns its transit network....

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Arthur Keller, on May 18, 2016 at 3:31 pm | 10 comments | 1804 Views

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Why is Churchill blocked off from traffic?

Police car and cones. ...

Original post made by I Hope Not on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Blix, on May 18, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 6 comments | 192 Views

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Surf Air adds 31 flights a week at San Carlos Airport

Surf Air, the commuter airline that has been barraged with demands to reduce the noise its aircraft make over the Midpeninsula,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by JFP, on May 18, 2016 at 10:13 am | 207 comments | 9633 Views

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Off Deadline: In art as in politics, one person can make things happen

First off, a confession: As a kid, I was determined to become a sketch artist and spent many hours with pencil and pen attempting...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on May 17, 2016 at 9:09 pm | 6 comments | 1484 Views

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Policing surveillance

A police cruiser in Palo Alto has five cameras: one pointing toward the front, another toward the rear, two covering the...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by miceman, on May 16, 2016 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 3598 Views

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Palo Alto looks to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2018

Palo Alto joined a regional trend toward a higher minimum wage when City Council committee endorsed a goal of requiring every...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Let's face it, on May 15, 2016 at 10:30 pm | 82 comments | 5762 Views

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To the rescue

Palo Alto is a far cry from the Third World, but in a disaster it will face many of the same challenges that often plague...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Mark, on May 15, 2016 at 10:13 pm | 5 comments | 2570 Views
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