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New Stanford Hospital readies for its fall opening

The new Stanford Hospital, a seven-story, plus-shaped complex that has been more than a decade in the making, is in the home...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2019
Last comment by Healthcare for the 1%, 3 hours ago | 5 comments | 3098 Views

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Living on four wheels: The people inside the RVs on Palo Alto's El Camino Real

The more than 40 recreational vehicles parked along El Camino Real, just outside Stanford University, have been deemed eyesores...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2019
Last comment by Corporate Citizenship, 8 hours ago | 64 comments | 7892 Views

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New homeless census shows a spike in population living in vehicles

The percentage of people living in their vehicles in Santa Clara County has more than doubled in the past two years, accounting...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2019
Last comment by Moochie, on Jul 19, 2019 at 3:27 pm | 30 comments | 4181 Views

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New 'inclusive' playground planned for Rinconada Park

When Palo Alto opened its first Magical Bridge playground in Mitchell Park four years ago, it was widely acclaimed for featuring...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2019
Last comment by Palo Alto Parent, on Jul 19, 2019 at 1:46 pm | 2 comments | 1434 Views

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Palo Alto hires new chief transportation officer, taps new fire chief

Philip Kamhi, who had previously managed Palo Alto's parking programs, will return to City Hall to head the new Office of...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2019
Last comment by Welcome, Philip Kamhi., on Jul 19, 2019 at 12:26 pm | 16 comments | 2235 Views

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Palo Alto veers away from lawsuit against Federal Aviation Administration

Despite rising community frustrations about airplane noise, the Palo Alto City Council decided Monday night not to launch...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by Jennifer Landesmann, on Jul 19, 2019 at 5:35 am | 97 comments | 5032 Views

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Palo Alto looks to overhaul parking programs

To address long-simmering frustrations of Palo Alto residents and workers, city leaders are aiming to accelerate reform of...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2019
Last comment by Commuter, on Jul 15, 2019 at 1:06 pm | 24 comments | 5451 Views

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Palo Alto City Hall managers get 3% raises in new contract

More than 200 City Hall employees, including department heads, managers and supervisors, received a 3% raise this month under...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 13, 2019 at 8:40 pm | 4 comments | 2129 Views

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Two peach fruit flies found in Palo Alto pose threat to native wildlife

County officials are inspecting areas in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park after two male peach fruit flies native...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2019
Last comment by Former Cobra Pilot, on Jul 11, 2019 at 9:40 am | 2 comments | 3055 Views

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More retail, parking space will come with planned Cambridge Avenue building

After four years on the drawing board, a new retail-and-office building project on Cambridge Avenue in Palo Alto's California...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 11, 2019 at 8:10 am | 7 comments | 2856 Views

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Palo Alto officials offer tips to prepare for a powerful earthquake

In light of the 6.4- and 7.1-magnitude earthquakes in southern California late last week, Palo Alto city officials have stressed...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2019
Last comment by Xiao Ping, on Jul 10, 2019 at 7:52 pm | 3 comments | 2313 Views

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A thriving cultural force

In 1950s Palo Alto, a cup of coffee cost a nickel, an apartment in College Terrace rented for $75 a month and the Chinese...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Native, on Jul 10, 2019 at 12:00 am | 10 comments | 6576 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Human Relations Commission developing work plan

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of July 8. Read the full story here https://paloaltoonline.com/news/2019/07/05/public-agenda-human-relations-commission-de...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jul 8, 2019 at 8:51 am | 3 comments | 1479 Views

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A 'warm-up before school starts': Eastside prepares rising freshman for high school

Incoming ninth graders at Eastside College Prep in East Palo Alto, all first-generation college-bound students, spend the...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Cover-up Culture, on Jul 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 2346 Views

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Local realtors take top spots in national sales rankings

Five teams of local real-estate agents and 11 individual local sales people were among the top-selling 250 teams and 250...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2019
Last comment by No Kidding Dick Tracy, on Jul 4, 2019 at 3:40 pm | 4 comments | 1553 Views

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There's another industry on the rise, and it's not tech

Tech isn't the only lucrative sector in high demand along the Midpeninsula. There's another industry on the rise -- and it...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jul 3, 2019 at 5:18 pm | 17 comments | 2449 Views

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Car dealership gets green light for former Ming's site

A contentious proposal to build a Mercedes and Audi dealership in the Baylands won the City Council's approval on Monday...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 2, 2019 at 6:13 pm | 44 comments | 4347 Views

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Palo Alto banks on fiber to transform utilities

After nearly 20 years of trying -- and failing -- to expand the city’s fiber ring, Palo Alto leaders are now flirting with...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 30, 2019 at 10:27 pm | 18 comments | 5088 Views

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Police make arrest in fatal stabbing of Buena Vista resident

A 31-year-old man has been arrested in Monday's stabbing death of a Buena Vista Mobile Home Park resident in Palo Alto --...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2019
Last comment by In Sympathy, on Jun 28, 2019 at 2:38 pm | 11 comments | 3943 Views

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Businesses in Palo Alto required to color-code trash bags starting July 2020

As part of an effort to reduce waste, Palo Alto will soon require businesses to use colored bags to separate recyclable items...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jun 28, 2019 at 1:49 pm | 14 comments | 2495 Views
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