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PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Maybell housing proposal scores victory

Three years after a proposed housing development on Maybell Avenue stoked a revolt in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by They got what they wanted, 0 hours ago | 49 comments | 3679 Views

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Residents call for 'road diet' to curb accidents on Middlefield

For John Guislin and his neighbors on Middlefield Road, screeching tires and clanging metal have become increasingly familiar...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by @Me, 4 minutes ago | 67 comments | 5427 Views

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High-speed rail launches study for Peninsula segment

With plans accelerating for the Bay Area segment of California's high-speed rail line, Palo Alto officials this week called...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Apple, 2 hours ago | 38 comments | 3409 Views

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Keep Natural Gas for Palo Alto

My recently completed web site http://www.paloaltoenergy.org describes and shows in detail that resident's and business's...

Original post made by pestocat on May. 30, 2016
Last comment by pestocat, 18 hours ago | 4 comments | 118 Views

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Palo Alto seeks to toss mobile-home park lawsuit

Attorneys for the City of Palo Alto and the Jisser family squared off in federal court on Thursday over whether the closure...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Ben Rumson, on May 30, 2016 at 9:50 am | 17 comments | 3636 Views

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Block-long development approved for Olive Garden site

The already sizzling construction climate around California Avenue is set to heat up even further after the City Council...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Pants on fire, on May 29, 2016 at 10:23 pm | 56 comments | 6095 Views

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Olive Garden site project races to meet deadline

With the clock ticking toward the deadline for new office developments in Palo Alto, two proposals by the same architecture...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on May 29, 2016 at 8:25 pm | 30 comments | 5701 Views

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Faircourt's bid to ban two-story homes rejected

An effort to ban new two-story homes in the Eichler enclave of Faircourt faltered Wednesday night after a series of last-minute...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Just chill, on May 28, 2016 at 4:15 pm | 16 comments | 2797 Views

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Palo Alto seeks to reboot bike-bridge project

After their first bid to create a "landmark" bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 took an unfortunate turn, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Not Really, on May 28, 2016 at 2:40 pm | 26 comments | 3701 Views

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Editorial: Our election endorsements

Vote-by-mail ballots must be postmarked on or before Election Day, June 7. They may also be turned in on Election Day to...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by WilliamR, on May 28, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 5 comments | 2327 Views

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Elevated Thinking on Buses

Are Transit Elevated Buses (TEB) the solution to El Camino and even the railroad on Central Expressway? A new concept...

Original post made by Palo Alto Pedestrian on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on May 28, 2016 at 12:47 pm | 3 comments | 104 Views

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New Stanford Live executive director named

Chris Lorway, founding artistic director of Toronto's Luminato Festival, has been named the new executive director of Stanford...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by arts, on May 24, 2016 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1001 Views

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Council urged to 'go big' on housing

Go big on housing. That's the message that about a hundred Palo Alto residents delivered to the City Council on Monday --...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on May 22, 2016 at 10:38 am | 92 comments | 4752 Views

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Zuck remodeling plans in Crescent Park

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_29920573/facebook-ceo-mark-zuckerberg-replacing-4-palo-alto...

Original post made by interesting on May. 21, 2016
There are no comments yet. 146 Views

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Palo Alto to start collecting data on downtown parking

In an effort to identify where people are parking and how Palo Alto's exiting parking supply is being used, the city has...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Marie, on May 21, 2016 at 6:27 pm | 2 comments | 844 Views

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A push toward solar power, a retreat from natural gas

Since Palo Alto launched its own electric utility in 1900, its quest for power has involved everything from Belgian-made...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Been There, on May 21, 2016 at 5:05 pm | 4 comments | 3020 Views

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School district asks for quick approval of big pay raises

The Palo Alto school district has reached what it says are its first-ever multi-year contracts with teachers and classified...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Gunn High Parent , on May 21, 2016 at 4:47 pm | 60 comments | 5189 Views

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Transparent California - total cost of city employee compensation per resident

According to the web site TransparentCalifornia.com, the total cost of city employee compensation per resident is almost...

Original post made by James M. on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Tyler Durden, on May 21, 2016 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 151 Views

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Here comes the sun

The congregation at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto proudly has no dogma. Its members follow different spiritual...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Dan, on May 20, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 4 comments | 6871 Views

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Off Deadline: In a case of good timing, Palo Alto may staff Cooley nature center

Palo Alto's Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center will close for most of a year for an extensive <0x02014> some...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
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