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Editorial: No, no, no on Measure F

It is difficult to imagine a more poorly conceived idea to present to voters than the Measure F health care initiative pushed...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by Bob, 1 hour ago | 17 comments | 6439 Views

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Transportation management pilot planned for California Avenue area

To broaden its work to control Palo Alto's traffic and parking woes, the Palo Alto Transportation Management Association...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2018
Last comment by Watcher, 1 hour ago | 28 comments | 2611 Views

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Palo Alto gets set to build new California Avenue garage

After years of planning for a new public-safety building and parking garage in the California Avenue area, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2018
Last comment by A Horrible idea, 4 hours ago | 33 comments | 5446 Views

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Tanaka blasts colleagues for 'busting budget'

Palo Alto City Councilman Greg Tanaka publicly accused his council colleagues and city staff on Tuesday night of poor stewardship...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by Make a Citizen's Arrest, 5 hours ago | 58 comments | 3901 Views

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Real Estate Matters: Market showing signs of chilling

With the beginning of fall, buyers and sellers want to know what to expect in the real estate market this season. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by RE Agent, 5 hours ago | 4 comments | 1289 Views

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Real Estate Matters: More inventory may be good news for buyers

As summer comes to a close, buyers and sellers want to know what to expect in the real estate market this fall. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2018
Last comment by Feng Shui = $$$$, 5 hours ago | 19 comments | 1428 Views

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Palo Alto resists Grand Jury recommendations on housing

Palo Alto's elected officials took a skeptical stance last week toward a new Santa Clara County Grand Jury Report that criticized...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by The Dude, on Sep 22, 2018 at 4:48 pm | 8 comments | 3336 Views

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Man convicted of beating toddler to death

A San Mateo County jury on Friday convicted an East Palo Alto man for the death of a 2-year-old girl, San Mateo County Chief...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by A Harsher Penalty Is Warranted, on Sep 22, 2018 at 8:34 am | 4 comments | 13406 Views

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Editorial: Yes on Measure E hotel-tax increase

We reluctantly recommend voters support the city of Palo Alto's proposal to raise about $2.5 million a year in new city revenue...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by Make It Go Away..., on Sep 21, 2018 at 2:21 pm | 6 comments | 1047 Views

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Palo Alto finalizes design on new police headquarters

With the cost of Palo Alto's proposed new public-safety building now hovering above $100 million, City Council members on...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 21, 2018 at 11:18 am | 15 comments | 2677 Views

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Public Works veteran tapped to lead department

Brad Eggleston, a veteran engineer who has been at the forefront of Palo Alto's recent push to upgrade its infrastructure,...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by Gary Wetzel, on Sep 21, 2018 at 9:21 am | 4 comments | 1214 Views

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Palo Alto Housing seeks new leader

Candice Gonzalez, who has headed Palo Alto Housing for the past 10 years, will join Sand Hill Property Company as chief housing...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2018
Last comment by Common Sense, on Sep 20, 2018 at 12:52 pm | 24 comments | 4585 Views

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Opponents gear up for battle over health care

Measure F will either burden Palo Alto taxpayers with a new bureaucracy that could cost up to $2 million a year to administer...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2018
Last comment by Cherie Long, on Sep 19, 2018 at 2:46 pm | 35 comments | 5985 Views

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Palo Alto broadens law to help evicted tenants

In an abrupt change of course, the Palo Alto City Council approved on Monday night a law ensuring that tenants facing eviction...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by There's More to the Picture, on Sep 19, 2018 at 2:45 pm | 23 comments | 3220 Views

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Changes planned for San Antonio and East Charleston roads

A south Palo Alto intersection where 25 crashes occurred between 2012 and 2016 could receive a makeover within 12 to 18 months,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2018
Last comment by Mtn View Is The Problem, on Sep 18, 2018 at 2:58 pm | 27 comments | 4736 Views

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Editorial: Unprecedented obfuscation

In what may be remembered as a new low point for a Palo Alto City Council with many previous low points over the last two...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2018
Last comment by Steve Dabrowski, on Sep 18, 2018 at 12:36 pm | 61 comments | 3351 Views

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Law firm threatens action over school board elections

Palo Alto Unified has become the latest public entity to be hit with a threat of legal action alleging its at-large election...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2018
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 17, 2018 at 4:05 pm | 54 comments | 5229 Views

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Tempers flare over renter protections

Palo Alto’s heated debate over renter protection turned bitter and personal on Monday night, as City Council members exchanged...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2018
Last comment by Train Fain, on Sep 14, 2018 at 2:05 pm | 96 comments | 7814 Views

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Palo Alto hopes to fix flawed business registry

Faced with a damning audit showing that Palo Alto's nascent business registry is riddled with data that is inaccurate, incomplete...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2018
Last comment by Radius, on Sep 14, 2018 at 10:00 am | 5 comments | 1460 Views

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Condo project proposed for San Antonio Road

The developer behind a 16-home project on a former orchard site on Maybell Avenue is now pitching another housing project...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2018
Last comment by mauricio, on Sep 14, 2018 at 6:05 am | 50 comments | 4263 Views
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