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City looks to bring public onboard for 'grade separation' debate

Faced with a new set of challenges and opportunities, as well as a transformed political landscape, the Palo Alto City Council's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jun 22, 2017 at 1:38 pm | 122 comments | 13391 Views

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Vehicle-dwelling ban in Palo Alto moves forward

Palo Alto's Policy and Services Committee voted on Tuesday night to move forward an ordinance that would ban vehicle dwelling...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 15, 2013 at 9:05 pm | 122 comments | 11019 Views

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Dear members of Menlo Park Presbyterian Church

Dear members of Menlo Park Presbyterian Church, As you all know there will be denominational vote on this Sunday (March...

Original post made by Monica Dhandapani Mallon on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Monica Dhandapani Mallon, on Aug 8, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 119 comments | 20837 Views

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Student thefts prompt CVS to start five-at-time policy

The CVS at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto is limiting the number of students who can enter the store during the Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2019
Last comment by Carol Scheufele , on Dec 8, 2019 at 11:12 am | 118 comments | 32467 Views

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The high cost of sheltering in place

Though the shelter-in-place order, first implemented by six Bay Area counties and quickly followed by the statewide mandate,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2020
Last comment by Sarah, on Apr 16, 2020 at 6:21 pm | 118 comments | 32387 Views

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College Terrace Market plans to shutter

College Terrace Market announced its plans to close the long-awaited community grocery store in Palo Alto six months after...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2017
Last comment by Connect the dots, on Feb 2, 2018 at 3:43 am | 116 comments | 17854 Views

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Palo Alto Art Commission picks Szabo fountain

An abstract, vertical fountain designed by local artist Michael Szabo will replace the aged fountain at the end of California...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by local yokel, on Jan 26, 2011 at 9:46 pm | 116 comments | 9291 Views

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Friday night 'Promenade'-- Was it a success?

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Original post made on Jul. 20, 2007
Last comment by Ben Reaves, on Aug 12, 2007 at 3:43 pm | 113 comments | 14860 Views

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Rising costs threaten 'iconic' bike bridge

It was supposed to be the centerpiece of Palo Alto's biking renaissance -- a slender, elegant bridge that would span U.S....

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by PAmoderate, on Dec 15, 2015 at 4:09 pm | 113 comments | 14494 Views

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Residents sound off on Ross Road changes

After installing a host of "traffic calming" measures aimed at promoting bicycling on Ross Road, Palo Alto officials are...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2018
Last comment by Ready at the brake pedal, on Aug 10, 2018 at 6:16 am | 111 comments | 11762 Views

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Worried by rail redesign, residents seek to save their homes

A new alliance between Old Palo Alto and Southgate neighborhood residents has formed to influence the city's decision on...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2018
Last comment by @SilentAndInvisible, on May 18, 2018 at 10:34 am | 110 comments | 16869 Views

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Resident group petitions city for housing

A coaltion of Palo Alto residents, including eight former mayors, is petitioning the City Council to fix the city's affordable-housing...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2016
Last comment by Mike-Crescent Park, on Mar 18, 2016 at 4:58 pm | 110 comments | 11492 Views

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Facing a lawsuit, Palo Alto looks to permanently expand Foothills Park access

Spurred by a lawsuit from a coalition that includes the ACLU and the NAACP, Palo Alto is preparing to permanently abolish...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
Last comment by PaloAltoCitizen, on Nov 3, 2020 at 7:31 am | 109 comments | 15591 Views

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Should Palo Alto require reflectors and lights for pedestrians?

Palo Alto's residential streets are very dark at night, partially because of the very dim street lights and partially because...

Original post made by driver on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jon B, on Jan 26, 2014 at 8:03 am | 106 comments | 6769 Views

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Stanford is snapping up homes in College Terrace

New research by a group of media organizations has found that Stanford University's housing portfolio may be larger than...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 29, 2019 at 4:49 pm | 105 comments | 22215 Views

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Libraries are the hot topic in Palo Alto

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Original post made by Resident on Sep. 21, 2008
Last comment by paloaltolibraries, on Sep 24, 2008 at 12:42 pm | 105 comments | 7318 Views

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In election protests, students urge love in the face of hate

Hundreds of Palo Alto high school and college students walked out of classes, onto their campuses and in city streets Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2016
Last comment by still another anon, on Nov 21, 2016 at 9:55 am | 104 comments | 17236 Views

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On Impeachment Eve, protesters demand for Trump's removal from office

Hundreds of community members gathered at Lytton Plaza in downtown Palo Alto on Tuesday night as part of the more than 650...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2019
Last comment by Theodosia, on Dec 22, 2019 at 8:13 pm | 104 comments | 7319 Views

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Palo Alto OKs church to house the homeless in parking lot

Soon, the cracked pavement of Highway Community Church's parking lot on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto will be home to up...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2021
Last comment by Carroll Whitaker, on May 7, 2021 at 9:52 am | 102 comments | 9342 Views

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Groundwater pumping irks Palo Alto residents

With the start of construction season, thousands of gallons of water have been gushing along city streets this month, the...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Misconceptions, on Jun 25, 2015 at 7:23 pm | 102 comments | 12317 Views
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