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Unfriendly skies: Residents, city officials gear up to fight increased airplane noise

At a gathering in the Holbrook-Palmer Park Pavilion in Atherton last month, as a resident began to speak about the incessant...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Songbirds, 18 minutes ago | 63 comments | 3363 Views

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City to look at new uses for Municipal Services Center site

A proposal to move Palo Alto's Municipal Services Center and the Animal Services Center from their existing locations on...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by The Shadow Knows....., 23 minutes ago | 22 comments | 2161 Views

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New direction proposed for Palo Alto's shuttle program

Palo Alto's tiny fleet of city-run shuttle buses may soon see a dramatic expansion, including a doubling of buses on the...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 28 minutes ago | 8 comments | 1305 Views

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Misleading campaign mailer

I received a mailer today from the Kou campaign. First of all, if there is any question about holman, filseth, dubois and...

Original post made by Voter on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by common sense, 1 hour ago | 7 comments | 167 Views

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Downtown residents split over parking-permit program

As Palo Alto prepares to launch its long-awaited Residential Parking Permit Program, residents in the congested downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 9 hours ago | 23 comments | 1466 Views

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Downtown Palo Alto residents seek relief from train noise

Living next to downtown Palo Alto's bustling train station has many benefits, but for residents of 101 Alma St., a good night's...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Carlito's ways, 10 hours ago | 62 comments | 5430 Views

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City to test collection of food scraps from homes

Starting in April, some Palo Alto residents will be putting their food scraps out on the curb for pickup by the city's waste-management...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Shelly Fox, 13 hours ago | 23 comments | 3034 Views

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Making a noise: Government officials attempt to influence aircraft regulations

Palo Alto and other government officials have so far been fighting an uphill battle to decrease airplane noise over their...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 13 hours ago | 4 comments | 666 Views

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Another 'Fiber to the Premise' resurrection for Palo Alto?

The long-discussed dream of getting true high-speed fiber-optic service for Palo Alto is looking like a real possibility....

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Utvolkyle , 15 hours ago | 21 comments | 2421 Views

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Living under the belly of a 'beast'

Fledgling airline Surf Air's marketing slogan is "Disruptive Innovation — A Revolutionary Approach to Air Travel."...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Johns, 18 hours ago | 7 comments | 1350 Views

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Ramping up at Mitchell Park Library

The City of Palo Alto took local media on a guided tour Thursday of the new 56,332-square-foot Mitchell Park Library and...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 91 Views

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City seeks outreach help for Our Palo Alto initiative

With the Our Palo Alto initiative stretching into its second year, city officials are preparing to hire an outreach consultant...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Annette, 22 hours ago | 25 comments | 1489 Views

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Palo Alto prepares to move forward with new El Camino Park fields

Four years after Palo Alto began to consider replacing the playing fields, upgrading the lights and sprucing up the pathways...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2014
Last comment by Silly, 22 hours ago | 17 comments | 2913 Views

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A howl of a Halloween

Two dozen crows circling above Santa Rita Avenue on Tuesday afternoon suddenly appeared like a spooky omen of Halloween to...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Miriam, 22 hours ago | 1 comment | 75 Views

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Children in YMCA adult locker rooms questioned

The YMCA of Silicon Valley has been allowing children 7 years old and younger to join their opposite-sex parents in the locker...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by member, on Oct 24, 2014 at 1:31 am | 32 comments | 3178 Views

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Council votes to take over Palo Alto Airport

Palo Alto Airport on Monday became Palo Alto's airport after the City Council unanimously agreed to transfer the facility...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Oct 23, 2014 at 11:23 pm | 125 comments | 11931 Views

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Palo Alto to seek public input on trenching train tracks

Digging a trench for Caltrain would be a colossal undertaking with a price tag that could be higher than $1 billion, but...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by citizen, on Oct 23, 2014 at 12:00 pm | 43 comments | 3498 Views

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City rejects developers' proposals for new garage

New parking garages may be an urgent priority in Palo Alto, but city officials balked Monday at giving private developers...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by m2grs, on Oct 22, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 22 comments | 3406 Views

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Online Parking Permit System

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Parking Website Design & Online Permit System Hosting prior...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 21, 2014 at 3:37 pm | 4 comments | 211 Views

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Editorial: Measure D: No on reducing council size

Talk of reducing the size of the Palo Alto City Council from nine to seven has come and gone for decades, but has never generated...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 21, 2014 at 11:24 am | 9 comments | 2396 Views
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