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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City spots flaws in glass shards on California Avenue

Responding to complaints about the sharpness of the polished glass used in California Avenues new sidewalks, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by DC, 51 minutes ago | 54 comments | 8353 Views

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School board to discuss petition to rename Jordan Middle School

A parent in the district is calling on the school board to consider renaming David Starr Jordan Middle School, whose namesake...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Michael O, 54 minutes ago | 187 comments | 15149 Views

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Palo Alto to appeal court order that halted Buena Vista closure

Palo Alto will appeal a recent court ruling in which a judge overturned the city's decision to allow the closure of Buena...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, 1 hour ago | 17 comments | 4484 Views

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Traffic advisory: Expect delays on University Avenue

Palo Alto police are warning motorists driving through downtown Palo Alto to expect slight delays on University Avenue starting...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2017
Last comment by Miriam Palm, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 1534 Views

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Is it time for Charter Schools in Palo Alto?

The sad and unfortunate list at PAUSD keeps growing longer and longer. - sexual abuse scandals - budget mismanagement -...

Original post made by Sanctimonious City on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by We should get what we pay for, 10 hours ago | 12 comments | 370 Views

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Police pilot psychiatric response team

The Palo Alto Police Department will soon become the first in Santa Clara County to pair an officer and a mental health professional...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by GmTur, 13 hours ago | 13 comments | 6746 Views

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On chasing criminals, race relations and being the chief

It takes Palo Alto Police Chief Dennis Burns about 15 minutes to walk from King Plaza to the conference room inside the Police...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Aram, 14 hours ago | 9 comments | 3519 Views

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Stuck in traffic

Carmageddon came to Palo Alto on Dec. 1, the worst traffic gridlock that residents and many commuters said they could recall....

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 15, 2017 at 9:05 am | 85 comments | 14710 Views

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Palo Alto hopes to speed up deployment of self-driving cars

Should the streets of Palo Alto become the newest testing ground for self-driving cars? For several members of the City Council,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2016
Last comment by Me 2, on Jan 15, 2017 at 2:31 am | 35 comments | 7884 Views

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LAH offering $135,000 for PA park access

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Original post made on Jul. 13, 2007
Last comment by Citizen, on Jan 14, 2017 at 2:55 pm | 48 comments | 9656 Views

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Log jam blocks San Francisquito Creek

A log jam of branches and tree trunks clogged the West Bayshore overpass at San Francisquito Creek on Sunday afternoon and...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jan 13, 2017 at 1:06 pm | 31 comments | 9865 Views

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Compromise on VTA bus-routes plan unveiled

Palo Alto would lose its Line 89 bus route but it would keep service to Gunn High School via Line 88 in a compromise draft...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jan 13, 2017 at 12:02 pm | 10 comments | 2912 Views

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Palo Alto moves to delay commission appointments

Palo Alto officials on Monday night moved to delay the city's process for appointing new members to three local commissions,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by KJ, on Jan 12, 2017 at 6:25 pm | 20 comments | 2135 Views

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Community Notebook: 'Immigrants and Allies' forum on Jan. 19 in Palo Alto

Amid fears of increasing intolerance and anti-immigrant bias, 11 organizations will host a free public forum on Jan. 19 to...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jan 12, 2017 at 1:35 pm | 4 comments | 2819 Views

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Development fees may be in for another shake-up in Palo Alto

Palo Alto approved last month a sharp increase to the fees that developers are required to pay to support affordable housing...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jan 12, 2017 at 1:23 pm | 4 comments | 1948 Views

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Palo Alto approves outsourcing contract for Rinconada Pool

In a move that they hope will expand access for aspiring swimmers at Rinconada Pool without degrading the experience, Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Alison, on Jan 11, 2017 at 12:40 pm | 5 comments | 1864 Views

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Will new council members shift Palo Alto's priorities?

When the Palo Alto's new City Council meets in late January to set its priorities for the 2017, housing and transportation...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Innovation, on Jan 10, 2017 at 4:28 pm | 27 comments | 4186 Views

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Rinconada Pool outsourcing plan up for a vote

Palo Alto's debate over whether to expand and outsource the learn-to-swim program at the popular Rinconada Pool could be...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Judith Schwartz, on Jan 10, 2017 at 3:15 pm | 11 comments | 2212 Views

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Theranos fires 41% of staffers

Palo Alto's Theranos fires 41% of staffers. Will this have an impact on Palo Alto home prices? CNN news report: http://money.cnn.com/2017/01/06/technology/theranos-layoffs-41-percen...

Original post made by liz on Jan. 8, 2017
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jan 9, 2017 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 160 Views

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Palo Alto police seek suspects in armed cell-phone store burglary

Palo Alto police are searching for two men who, armed with a handgun and a knife, allegedly stole merchandise and cash from...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2017
Last comment by Crime Wave, on Jan 8, 2017 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 1834 Views
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