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PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Opportunity Center takes stock

The five-story, brick-red building with brushed-metal balconies at 33 Encina Way could be a modern condominium complex or...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Chthonic Dweller, on Dec 28, 2013 at 9:31 pm | 35 comments | 4110 Views

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Nix high-speed-rail project, council members say

Palo Alto on Thursday cemented its position as the vanguard of opposition to California's proposed high-speed-rail line when...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by MenloParkJim, on Mar 17, 2012 at 3:08 pm | 35 comments | 6296 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto calls for 'termination' of high-speed rail

In a dramatic reversal from its position three years ago, the Palo Alto City Council on Monday night adopted as the city's...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by jetgraphics, on Dec 23, 2011 at 9:05 am | 35 comments | 3468 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves AT&T's antenna plan

AT&T's controversial plan to install 80 antennas on utility poles throughout Palo Alto surged forward Monday night when the...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Robert Smith, on Jan 27, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 35 comments | 6513 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What is up with Palo Alto traffic ?

I went downtown just now to get a bite to eat, and at Cowper and University in the space of 10 minutes two cars went right...

Original post made by Anon. on Mar. 10, 2012
Last comment by Getting worse, on Mar 18, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 35 comments | 3210 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Highway 101 in Palo Alto to get two carpool lanes

Work has begun to create double carpool lanes on the 3.2-mile stretch of Highway 101 between Highway 85 in Mountain View...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Joke's on Us, on May 3, 2014 at 10:09 am | 35 comments | 9682 Views

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Buena Vista residents urge city to save their homes

Residents of Palo Alto's only surviving mobile-home park are rising up against a proposal from a San Mateo-based developer...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by BARB, on Dec 28, 2012 at 5:10 pm | 35 comments | 5870 Views

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Real Estate Matters

As a company that is at the forefront of marketing to the Mandarin-speaking community, we love the high level of emphasis...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Ankyl spondi, on Apr 5, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 35 comments | 2825 Views

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City strikes down parking exemptions

Caught in a tug of war between angry residents and pleading developers, Palo Alto officials sided with the former on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Ray, on Oct 24, 2013 at 4:22 pm | 35 comments | 17374 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey: We love our neighborhoods but are miffed by development

Palo Altans generally feel rosy about their hometown, but attitudes tend to sour when the conversation shifts to housing,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Agenda, on Jan 30, 2015 at 6:06 pm | 35 comments | 6108 Views

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Lawyer: Buena Vista evictions could start next month

As local officials continue to scour for ways to save Buena Vista Mobile Home Park from imminent closure, the attorney for...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by member, on Apr 21, 2015 at 3:48 pm | 35 comments | 6372 Views

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ARB chair resigns, citing 'public perception'

Randy Popp, chair of Palo Alto's influential and occasionally embattled Architectural Review Board, resigned from the board...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by Another resident, on Jun 27, 2015 at 2:19 pm | 35 comments | 6871 Views

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Off Deadline: Neighborhood power meets the Comprehensive Plan and 'the Common Good'

Next Tuesday (July 14) a group of 20 Palo Altans will meet for the first time as the new Citizens' Advisory Committee on...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by JoAnn, on Jul 16, 2015 at 6:09 pm | 35 comments | 4183 Views

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Parking restrictions to roll out next month in downtown Palo Alto

With new parking restrictions set to kick in in downtown Palo Alto next month, the city will host a community meeting tonight...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 7, 2015 at 4:50 pm | 35 comments | 3826 Views

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Editorial: A parking 'miracle'

The much-anticipated and long-delayed launch of a broad strategy for alleviating parking problems that have plagued neighborhoods...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Sep 22, 2015 at 1:49 pm | 35 comments | 5214 Views

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Growing chorus of Palo Altans calling for the renaming of Jordan Middle School

250 supporters have already come out in strong support of asking the PAUSD Board of Education to address the fact that David...

Original post made by Lars Johnsson on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by Knew Shockley, on Nov 25, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 35 comments | 1657 Views

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City to explore new affordable housing zoning

Three years after it suffered a stinging rebuff from Palo Alto voters, the city's leading affordable-housing developer is...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by Marie, on Oct 27, 2016 at 3:25 pm | 35 comments | 4394 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 | 8620 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shame on Adolescent Counseling Services

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Original post made by Outraged on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Kayla Silva, on Feb 24, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 35 comments | 7232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pre-schools, and Elementary school choices

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Original post made by Melinda on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by depends who you ask, on Jun 23, 2009 at 5:29 am | 35 comments | 11351 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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