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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planned home brings angst to Eichler block

With its leafy sidewalks and quiet air of suburban serenity, Richardson Court appears an unlikely battlefront in Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by resident, 3 minutes ago | 31 comments | 2311 Views

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Three critically injured after car crashes into downtown coffee shop

Three people were critically injured in downtown Palo Alto on Thursday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into University...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by muttiallen, 6 minutes ago | 20 comments | 9875 Views

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YMCA refuses to budge on Page Mill gym closure

A special meeting between leaders of the YMCA of Silicon Valley and members of the Page Mill YMCA branch to discuss staving...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by BBBKKK, 41 minutes ago | 23 comments | 2366 Views

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Holman announces bid for second City Council term

Vowing to improve government transparency and protect residents from the impacts of new development, City Councilwoman Karen...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Fred Balin, 1 hour ago | 14 comments | 779 Views

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Two familiar faces enter Palo Alto council race

The crowded race for the Palo Alto City Council further expanded Wednesday, when two familiar candidates -- Mark Weiss and...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by member, 1 hour ago | 26 comments | 4369 Views

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Shoreline Noise - does anyone care any more?

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Original post made by Deborah on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by Sparty, 1 hour ago | 37 comments | 6226 Views

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Palo Alto narrows focus in quest for wider sidewalks

After seeing their prior effort to encourage wider sidewalks fizzle in June, Palo Alto officials are now narrowing their...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Question, 2 hours ago | 11 comments | 2430 Views

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We want Palo Alto to be the best place in USA - Dangerous Special Interests

Hi I am Sea - Seelam Reddy. I am running for Palo Alto city council. Donna from the Palo Alto city hall confirmed that...

Original post made by Sea-Seelam Reddy on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 83 Views

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Palo Alto planning department sees senior-level shake-up

In the latest shake-up in Palo Alto's busy planning department, the city has hired a new assistant planning director and...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, 5 hours ago | 29 comments | 2243 Views

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Slowed-down Stop Light at Embarcadero and Greer

I live off Embarcadero near Greer. A few months ago I noticed that the traffic was backing up at Greer and Embarcadero when...

Original post made by Local Resident on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor , 18 hours ago | 7 comments | 193 Views

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Mayor Nancy Shepherd announces bid for reelection

Palo Alto Mayor Nancy Shepherd announced Wednesday that she plans to run for reelection in the City Council race this November,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 30, 2014 at 3:54 pm | 12 comments | 2218 Views

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Man alleges excessive force, civil rights violations by Palo Alto police

A Los Altos Hills man is charging that Palo Alto police officers used excessive force and violated his civil rights in connection...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by KP, on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:34 am | 13 comments | 2469 Views

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YMCA: Shrinking membership is forcing gym closure

Citing for the first time a decline in membership and inability to attract new members due to an increasingly competitive...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Naked at the "Y", on Jul 29, 2014 at 11:31 pm | 139 comments | 7415 Views

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Palo Alto VA employee alleges retaliation, gag order for flagging errors

An inpatient pharmacy technician supervisor at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System's Palo Alto facility said he experienced...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Tip of the Iceberg Indeed, on Jul 29, 2014 at 8:18 pm | 14 comments | 2160 Views

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With new design, home on Eichler-style block in Palo Alto nears approval

After an outpouring of criticism from neighbors and significant design revisions, a Louis Road property owner this week received...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jul 29, 2014 at 7:28 pm | 41 comments | 6006 Views

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Board approves redeveloping University Ave building, exceeding city height limit

The Architectural Review Board on Thursday approved a plan to redevelop the 1950s style, one-story building at the corner...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 29, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 43 comments | 10227 Views

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High-tech hub proposed for Palo Alto's Varsity Theatre

Plans for downtown's historic Varsity Theatre took another turn this week when building owner Chop Keenan submitted a proposal...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 29, 2014 at 10:35 am | 53 comments | 6358 Views

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Developer drops plan to buy Buena Vista Mobile Home Park

Prometheus Real Estate Group has backed away from its plan to build high-end apartments for tech workers on the site of Buena...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Greenacres, on Jul 28, 2014 at 10:35 pm | 73 comments | 6140 Views

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Palo Alto group awards 25 college scholarships

Four recent graduates of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are among this year's recipients in a scholarship program begun...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Hal Plotkin, on Jul 28, 2014 at 8:16 pm | 2 comments | 3133 Views

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Palo Verde

Take a bike ride down Louis Road in the heart of Palo Verde and you'll notice a recurring motif. Geometric planes and simple...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Sebastian, on Jul 28, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 741 Views
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