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Lydia Kou joins Palo Alto's council race

The race for the Palo Alto City Council heated up Tuesday as two more residents declared their intentions to run for a seat...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, 23 minutes ago | 28 comments | 2101 Views

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Growth debate tests city's height limits

With development anxieties running high in Palo Alto, the city's planning commissioners on Wednesday pondered three different...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 3 hours ago | 45 comments | 2650 Views

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Citizens panel appointed for Comprehensive Plan update

Palo Alto has selected a new citizens panel that is charged with helping the city update its land-use bible, the Comprehensive...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, 4 hours ago | 30 comments | 2247 Views

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Style wars: Is Palo Alto's architecture-review process broken?

Birge Clark wasn't just the most prolific and beloved architect in Palo Alto's history, he may have also been its most content. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by keenplanner, 5 hours ago | 68 comments | 6228 Views

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Palo Alto launches City Hall makeover

Palo Alto officials won't have to venture far this summer for signs that construction season is now in full bloom. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by confused, 8 hours ago | 32 comments | 4238 Views

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Developer drops plan to buy Buena Vista Mobile Home Park

Prometheus Real Estate Group has backed away from its plan to build high-end apartments for tech workers on the site of Buena...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 9 hours ago | 68 comments | 5803 Views

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Palo Alto VA employee alleges retaliation, gag order for flagging errors

An inpatient pharmacy technician supervisor at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System's Palo Alto facility said he experienced...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by A, 18 hours ago | 7 comments | 1375 Views

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Editorial: Damage control at the Y

Many organizations have an immensely difficult time conveying bad news to their customers. Out of a desire to not displease...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by PageMillTown, 21 hours ago | 67 comments | 4920 Views

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YMCA: Shrinking membership is forcing gym closure

Citing for the first time a decline in membership and inability to attract new members due to an increasingly competitive...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Too Late for Apologies, 23 hours ago | 119 comments | 6555 Views

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Implementing Parking Permit Program

In January of this year there was an article stating that the city council voted to begin steps towards implementing a city...

Original post made by anyprogress on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jul 22, 2014 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 97 Views

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Services for homeless, low-income residents face crisis

InnVision Shelter Network, the largest provider of services for homeless and needy persons in Palo Alto, is scrambling to...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by abc, on Jul 22, 2014 at 1:32 am | 31 comments | 4615 Views

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The terms of the debate

In the debate over Palo Alto's built environment, there are several key issues that residents and City Council members are...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jul 21, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 13 comments | 626 Views

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Board balks at approving controversial Sherman Avenue development

With protests from residents mounting, the city's Architectural Review Board on Thursday deferred its expected approval of...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by James, on Jul 20, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 11 comments | 2462 Views

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Palo Alto considers a 'net-zero' growth vision

As Palo Alto moves toward adopting a new vision for growth, officials are considering one ambitious alternative that would...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jul 20, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 62 comments | 12831 Views

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Ed Arnold, former Palo Alto mayor and soft-spoken council member, dies at 96

Edward Samuel Arnold, Jr., a longtime stockbroker who served on the Palo Alto City Council for a decade during the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by member, on Jul 19, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 2 comments | 1679 Views

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A matter of taste

Architecture, like literature, music and every other art form, has always attracted skirmishes over taste. Past battles,...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Survey Doesn't Say, on Jul 19, 2014 at 1:16 am | 3 comments | 157 Views

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Palo Alto council race expands

Former Gunn High School teacher John Fredrich, who has made four prior bids for the Palo Alto City Council, filed a candidate...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Seelam Reddy, on Jul 18, 2014 at 4:59 pm | 21 comments | 2092 Views

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City has history of architectural diversity

Santa Barbara has its Spanish villas and San Francisco has its postcard-perfect Victorians, but Palo Alto's architecture...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Architecture Lover, on Jul 18, 2014 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 124 Views

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Proposed Sherman Avenue development stirs anxieties in Palo Alto

A developer's plan to build a three-story building next to Sarah Wallis Park in the rapidly changing California Avenue business...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by citizen, on Jul 18, 2014 at 1:04 am | 40 comments | 3373 Views

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Los Angeles ruling could jeopardize Palo Alto vehicle-dwelling law

The U.S. District Court of Appeals has ruled against a Los Angeles vehicle-habitation law similar to Palo Alto's, saying...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 17, 2014 at 2:59 pm | 87 comments | 5617 Views
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