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Editorial: An 'iconic' bridge?

We are delighted to see the city moving forward with plans for a new pedestrian and bike bridge across 101, but we would...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Bob, 3 hours ago | 32 comments | 1901 Views

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Mug shots and mental illness

How does one's beloved child become a mug shot in the local newspaper? This is our somewhat abbreviated story about the ravages...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by sympathetic, 7 hours ago | 22 comments | 1356 Views

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An "iconnic" bridge

In response to an editorial of the same name, and to provide the perspective of a South Palo Altan who has already waited...

Original post made by Grace Pariante on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 13 hours ago | 2 comments | 90 Views

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Palo Alto nears finish line on new housing vision

The last time Palo Alto adopted a new housing vision for the city, the feeling around City Hall was more relief than satisfaction....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 13 hours ago | 17 comments | 2091 Views

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Downtown residents, workers near consensus on parking

It took decades of dreaming, years of complaining and months of painstaking negotiations, but a residential parking-permit...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 13 hours ago | 35 comments | 2897 Views

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Changes, new features for Town Square

As some of you have noticed, we are in the process of making a few changes in how Town Square operates. These stem from our...

Original post made by Bill Johnson on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Quibble, 18 hours ago | 19 comments | 762 Views

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Key ingredient for opening a restaurant in Palo Alto? Patience.

The City of Palo Alto has streamlined its processes to help new businesses open more quickly, but some restaurateurs say...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2014
Last comment by Wondering?, on Sep 13, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 4 comments | 1642 Views

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Editorial: A half-hearted mea culpa

While it acknowledges some sloppiness and poor judgment in keeping information from the public, the City of Palo Alto's defensive...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by The Shadow Knows...., on Sep 13, 2014 at 12:13 pm | 57 comments | 3113 Views

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Google brings flicker of hope to Palo Alto's fiber dream

After failing in its initial bid to win Google Fiber and deliver high-speed Internet to the city's masses, Palo Alto is now...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Sep 13, 2014 at 12:04 am | 67 comments | 11122 Views

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Palo Alto council looks to protect city's retail

Concerned about office buildings squeezing out local neighborhood-serving retailers, Palo Alto officials on Monday proposed...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Pichlerova, on Sep 12, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 29 comments | 2769 Views

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County expands homeless programs while searching for new shelter

Faced with a shortage of beds to accommodate the county's homeless population this coming winter, the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 12, 2014 at 7:49 am | 17 comments | 2123 Views

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Techie cafe approved for Palo Alto's Varsity Theatre

A plan to convert the historic Varsity Theatre on University Avenue into a "working cafe" for tech professionals and an event...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Fake Retail, on Sep 11, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 40 comments | 3747 Views

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Palo Alto mulls strategies for preventing disasters

Earthquakes, floods and cyber threats top the list of potential dangers facing Palo Alto, according to a new report that...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Eejits in Power, on Sep 11, 2014 at 11:43 am | 14 comments | 2122 Views

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Palo Alto vows reforms to improve transparency

Chastened by accusations of poor transparency, Palo Alto officials on Monday night offered apologies to community for their...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 11, 2014 at 9:02 am | 91 comments | 3682 Views

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Amid uncertainty, golf course revamp delayed by a year

Palo Alto's ambitious plan to renovate the city-owned golf course in the Baylands will be delayed at least until next spring...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 10, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 29 comments | 2927 Views

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Design contest set for new Baylands bridge

Seeking to create a visible and iconic community landmark, Palo Alto officially kicked off on Monday a design contest for...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Sep 9, 2014 at 10:58 pm | 9 comments | 1393 Views

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Beware of going without real estate agent

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Original post made by homeowner Midtown on Sep. 1, 2007
Last comment by asdf, on Sep 9, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 12 comments | 6597 Views

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Changes to Palo Alto Online

Over the past few days a few unannounced changes have occurred here. The narrowing of the body of the text with advertising...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Sep 9, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 18 comments | 533 Views

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Palo Alto admits mistakes in negotiations with developer

Faced with a stinging audit from the Santa Clara County Grand Jury, Palo Alto officials this week acknowledged that they...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 9, 2014 at 1:26 pm | 4 comments | 155 Views

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City struggles to strike a balance with sidewalk rules

A Palo Alto law that requires new development to be built close to the street may soon be scrapped or modified, though officials...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by sidewinder, on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 8 comments | 2175 Views
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