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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto sets study session on fiber Wednesday

Palo Alto's decade-long hopes to install a citywide fiber-optic communications network -- threatened by the international...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by HST, on Mar 1, 2009 at 9:15 am | 25 comments | 2034 Views

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Axia withdraws from Palo Alto 'fiber' project

The Canadian-based Axia Netmedia Corporation consortium has pulled out of Palo Alto's troubled fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP)...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by An Engineer, on Mar 18, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 25 comments | 2554 Views

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Neighbors split over 801 Alma Street project

A proposal to build a five-story complex with shops, offices and 96 apartments for low-income residents in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Joop Verbaken (NFLS2), on Sep 25, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 25 comments | 2339 Views

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Tenants win injunction against Page Mill

East Palo Alto's biggest landlord suffered a legal setback Tuesday when a San Mateo County judge granted an injunction barring...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Page Mill tenant, on Sep 15, 2009 at 10:31 am | 25 comments | 2172 Views

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Do you notice airplane noise?

It was not until I started working on a different shift and staying away way into the night that I started to notice that...

Original post made by Anon. on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by So fortunate! , on Jan 5, 2014 at 8:04 pm | 25 comments | 3582 Views

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Palo Alto ponders tougher water-efficiency standards

Seeking to conserve water and comply with a new state law, Palo Alto officials are considering adopting stricter regulations...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Midtowner, on Jan 7, 2010 at 8:27 pm | 25 comments | 1960 Views

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No name change for Lytton Plaza -- yet

Palo Alto's Lytton Plaza remains Lytton Plaza -- at least for now. Whether or not to change the name of the corner at University...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Apr 1, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 25 comments | 2054 Views

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Varian hydrogen-tank leak equalizes, fixes itself

A hydrogen leak from a storage tank at Varian Associates this morning stopped on its own about noon as the pressure in the...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Doug, on Mar 17, 2010 at 8:27 am | 25 comments | 1883 Views

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New Foothill campus at Cubberley resurfaces

A 2008 plan to tear down part of Cubberley Community Center to build a major new "educational center" for Foothill College...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 27, 2011 at 8:15 pm | 25 comments | 2720 Views

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Former Mayor Gary Fazzino fights serious illness

Former Palo Alto mayor and longtime City Council member Gary Fazzino has been tentatively diagnosed with multiple myeloma,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Diane Klezun, on May 20, 2010 at 5:13 am | 25 comments | 2031 Views

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Palo Alto seeks 'revenue guarantee' from hospitals

Palo Alto could require Stanford University to provide an explicit guarantee that Stanford's proposed expansions of its hospital...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by all fall down?, on May 26, 2010 at 9:50 pm | 25 comments | 2660 Views

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String of robberies has Palo Alto police on alert

Palo Alto police are urging residents to be cautious when walking around the city after two people were nearly robbed on...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Greer Stone, on Nov 19, 2010 at 3:26 pm | 25 comments | 1528 Views

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Palo Alto drops EMS study, fires consultant

Palo Alto's review of the city's emergency medical services is facing a delay after the city fired the consultant performing...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Dec 10, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 25 comments | 1855 Views

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Palo Alto struggles to give voters reliable data

Palo Alto voters will be asked to wrestle with incomplete and possible contradictory data in November when they hit the voting...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Apr 20, 2011 at 9:57 pm | 25 comments | 1776 Views

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Gunn principal, Stanford lecturer, headline panel

Stanford University Senior Lecturer Denise Clark Pope and Gunn High School Principal Katya Villalobos will headline a panel...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by justsayno, on May 5, 2011 at 8:39 pm | 25 comments | 1970 Views

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Stanford Hospital expansion wins key vote

After four years of hearings, debates and negotiations, Stanford University Medical Center's proposal to dramatically expand...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on May 15, 2011 at 11:44 am | 25 comments | 2247 Views

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Palo Alto's fiber dreams dealt another blow

Palo Alto's decade-long dream of expanding its fiber ring to bring high-speed Internet to every home in the city should be...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by Under the radar, on Dec 31, 2012 at 11:41 pm | 25 comments | 4279 Views

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Union's battle against ballot measure reignites

After a brief respite, Palo Alto's firefighters union on Wednesday renewed its legal battle against the city and resurrected...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Sep 12, 2011 at 9:33 pm | 25 comments | 1112 Views

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Water rates rise in Palo Alto

Palo Alto residents will be asked to swallow higher water rates starting next month to help pay for a colossal regional effort...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by common sense, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:06 pm | 25 comments | 1421 Views

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Legal battle could threaten labor-reform measure

Palo Alto's high-profile fight with its public-safety unions over labor reform will not end on Election Day, when voters...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2011
Last comment by City Booster, on Nov 4, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 25 comments | 1681 Views
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