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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bay Area has most 'mega commuters' in nation

Bay Area residents are more than four times more likely to be "mega commuters," according to a new report by the U.S. Census...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Mar 9, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 29 comments | 4783 Views

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Palo Alto councilmembers want wider sidewalks

Unpopular developments in Palo Alto come in all shapes and sizes, but they tend to have one irksome quality in common --...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Fred Balin, on May 11, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 29 comments | 14503 Views

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Palo Alto seeks flickers of hope for fiber network

As local technologists can readily vouch, Palo Alto's journey toward a citywide high-speed Internet network has been anything...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by just thinkin', on May 20, 2013 at 4:13 pm | 29 comments | 37284 Views

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Palo Alto mayor signs on to gun-control coalition

In an unscripted move, Palo Alto Mayor Greg Scharff on Monday night went along with urgings from the public and signed on...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by gxbell, on Aug 19, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 29 comments | 7979 Views

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Palo Alto looks to spur Caltrain use among city workers

City workers in Palo Alto may soon have a fresh incentive to ditch their cars in favor of mass transit -- free Caltrain passes. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by 1+1=3, on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:55 pm | 29 comments | 11424 Views

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Rule changes aim to widen El Camino sidewalks

With its sea of cars, narrow sidewalks, fortress-like office complexes and eclectic scattering of motels, restaurants and...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Anon, on Mar 1, 2014 at 10:55 am | 29 comments | 19370 Views

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'Our Palo Alto' launches with lessons in local demographics

An attempt by Palo Alto officials to get out of City Hall and engage residents in a two-year conversation about the future...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Just Saying, on May 8, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 29 comments | 9189 Views

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Renters feel the squeeze in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's housing market is known for its million-dollar homes and exclusivity. But for those looking to rent, the rates...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by palymom, on May 3, 2014 at 9:09 am | 29 comments | 13368 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, on Jul 31, 2014 at 10:57 am | 29 comments | 4401 Views

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Editorial: Replacing JJ&F

The developer of a long-delayed mixed-use project on the site of the former JJ&F Market is asking the city to approve his...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Ben, on Aug 10, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 29 comments | 3753 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 Nov 22, 2014 at 8:06 am | 29 comments | 4596 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 | 5028 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 | 3807 Views

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Palo Alto puts finishing touches on new flagship library

When the Mitchell Park Library opens its glassy doors to the public in a "soft" opening next month and the first stream of...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Just saying, on Nov 5, 2014 at 9:31 am | 29 comments | 6736 Views

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Palo Alto: Three-story building proposed for Olive Garden site

In the latest sign of the construction boom happening around California Avenue, Palo Alto planners are considering a proposal...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Jan 22, 2015 at 1:58 am | 29 comments | 7570 Views

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New Junior Museum & Zoo would double size

Palo Alto's Junior Museum & Zoo would be demolished and rebuilt at twice its current size as part of an ambitious makeover...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Just right, on Mar 24, 2015 at 2:24 am | 29 comments | 4858 Views

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Architecture critic threatens to sue over approved development

One of downtown's most vehement critics of modernist architecture has threatened to file a lawsuit if Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by mauricio, on Apr 7, 2015 at 5:58 am | 29 comments | 3169 Views

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More action urged to save Buena Vista

With one month left until the final verdict, Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents and their supporters on Monday night...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by GoneOnTooLong, on Apr 30, 2015 at 7:01 am | 29 comments | 2675 Views

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Avenidas plans criticized over clashing styles

Hoping to accommodate Palo Alto's rapidly rising senior population, Avenidas is moving ahead with an ambitious plan to build...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, 14 hours ago | 29 comments | 3093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gearing up for school board elections

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Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 11, 2007 at 11:19 pm | 29 comments | 4727 Views
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