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Report: Palo Alto Airport could be profitable

Palo Alto's long and heated debate over the future of Palo Alto Airport will resume later this month, when a City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 11, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 31 comments | 9499 Views

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Palo Alto Weekly Editor Jay Thorwaldson to retire in February

After a career that included award-winning reporting and editing for more than 50 years, Palo Alto Weekly Editor Jay Thorwaldson...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Longer time reader, on Dec 4, 2010 at 11:26 pm | 31 comments | 2960 Views

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Palo Alto's smaller staff struggles with workload

After two years of big budget cuts and a wave of employee retirements, Palo Alto's shrinking staff is struggling to keep...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by Wilson, on Jan 26, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 31 comments | 3492 Views

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Historic Juana Briones House coming down

The owner of Palo Alto's oldest home, Juana Briones House, has begun deconstructing the 166-year-old structure after 13 years...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by shallow alto, on Jun 10, 2015 at 12:42 am | 31 comments | 5506 Views

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Palo Alto ponders long list of labor reforms

As Palo Alto officials look to reform the city's binding-arbitration provision, they are specifically looking at ways to...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by noonehere, on Jul 2, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 31 comments | 1793 Views

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Editorial: Breathing room for car dwellers

Surprised by the intensity of the negative reaction from some segments of the faith community and others grappling with the...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by James, on Oct 24, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 31 comments | 2312 Views

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Editorial: The slow death of high-speed rail

Back in 2008, Palo Alto voters, the City Council and the Weekly liked the idea of bullet trains zooming at more than 200...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Chuck, on Aug 9, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 31 comments | 3257 Views

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Arrested Gunn student tells his version of incident

A Gunn High School student who was arrested Monday for assault with a deadly weapon said the incident could have been avoided...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Mar 12, 2012 at 6:15 pm | 31 comments | 2515 Views

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Last chance for Hohbach project

Developer Harold Hohbach's stubbornness in improving the design of his proposed mixed rental housing and research and development...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by horrified, on Aug 22, 2012 at 11:28 pm | 31 comments | 1918 Views

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Palo Alto considers Citizens United

Corporations are not people. Money is not speech. These maxims have become a rallying cry for opponents of the recent decision...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by anonymous donations to the c4 superpacs, on Oct 24, 2012 at 10:05 am | 31 comments | 2379 Views

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Palo Alto banking on a leaner Fire Department

Palo Alto's effort to transform its Fire Department into a leaner and more flexible organization with a greater emphasis...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Alphonso, on Oct 23, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 31 comments | 2111 Views

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Council gives wide berth for possible plant

Fifty-one acres of now-defunct Palo Alto landfill will not become parkland in the coming year, the Palo Alto City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Jan 26, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 31 comments | 5870 Views

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City looks to reboot PaloAltoGreen

In a city abuzz with green-energy programs, PaloAltoGreen stands out as a paragon of success, having received a raft of awards...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 22, 2013 at 10:39 am | 31 comments | 1712 Views

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After two decades, Empire taps out

Empire Grill and Tap Room, a chic and polished fixture of downtown Palo Alto for more than 20 years, is preparing to close...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Apr 23, 2013 at 9:21 pm | 31 comments | 2659 Views

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jets overhead -- 7:50am

Anyone know what's up with all the jets flying overhead this morning? VERY noisy!...

Original post made by neighbor on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Midtowner, on Jan 3, 2014 at 10:11 am | 31 comments | 2654 Views

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Residents irked by change in Palo Alto's 'housing vision'

As Palo Alto nears the finish line in adopting a long overdue housing vision, residents in one neighborhood are rising up...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by A Very Concerned Mom, on Jun 11, 2013 at 9:18 am | 31 comments | 12773 Views

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Palo Alto hits the brakes on new housing vision

Palo Alto's official housing vision, already years overdue, will undergo further revisions after residents around Maybell...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Massive scam, on May 22, 2013 at 11:59 pm | 31 comments | 7664 Views

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Businesses blast proposed parking restrictions downtown

As downtown residents continue to clamor for the city to do something about the recent disappearance of parking spaces on...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by voter, on Aug 12, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 31 comments | 4118 Views

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City finds flaws in plan to compensate Buena Vista residents

An effort by the owner of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park suffered another setback this week in his quest to convert the...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by jane, on Aug 12, 2013 at 7:52 am | 31 comments | 2153 Views

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Betty Wright Aquatic Center pool shuts down

The Betty Wright Aquatic Center pool in south Palo Alto has closed due to irreparable problems with the facility, Abilities...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2013
Last comment by Shocked, on Oct 15, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 31 comments | 18699 Views
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