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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 musical, on Sep 27, 2018 at 11:03 pm | 28 comments | 7957 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

We need "agree" and "disagree" buttons instead of "Like" Button on Town Square.

Many times I have used the "Like" button to agree with a comment. On many occasions I strongly disagree with the comment...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 21, 2018
Last comment by 1 percenters? 13 percenters?, on Oct 26, 2018 at 9:27 am | 28 comments | 1653 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed downtown garage sparks debate

Palo Alto's debate over whether the city should build a new downtown garage will resume Monday, when the City Council considers...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2019
Last comment by KC, on Apr 7, 2019 at 3:48 pm | 28 comments | 7600 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With pressure rising, city eyes overhaul of cell-antenna rules

Palo Alto is facing a flood of applications from telecommunications companies wanting to install new wireless antennas throughout...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2019
Last comment by The Scientific Palo Altan, on Apr 16, 2019 at 12:49 pm | 28 comments | 14652 Views

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20,000 businesses in Palo Alto — or 3,000? Consultant didn't find the other 17,000

Despite vowing to reform its beleaguered business-registry program and hiring a consultant to lead the effort last year,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 7, 2019 at 7:27 pm | 28 comments | 9975 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Condominium project tests the limit of Palo Alto's new housing law

Encouraged by the Palo Alto City Council's newfound appetite for housing along San Antonio Road, a local developer is moving...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2019
Last comment by Allen Akin, on Aug 15, 2019 at 10:13 pm | 28 comments | 13332 Views

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Senate candidates clash over housing policies, PG&E's future at Palo Alto forum

Seven candidates vying to succeed state Sen. Jerry Hill clashed Wednesday over housing policies, charter schools and a new...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2020
Last comment by C, on Mar 3, 2020 at 9:53 am | 28 comments | 13964 Views

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Palo Alto may pull back from Cubberley to cut costs

As Palo Alto grapples with a bleak budget picture, the fates of Cubberley Community Center and College Terrace Library are...

Original post made on May. 12, 2020
Last comment by Joe, on May 13, 2020 at 12:01 pm | 28 comments | 8585 Views

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After spending a decade on commissions, Ed Lauing sets sights on City Council seat

Ed Lauing, a business executive who has spent the past decade serving on two influential citizen commissions, is joining...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2020
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Jul 23, 2020 at 9:44 pm | 28 comments | 7093 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council incumbents maintain cash edge in crowded Palo Alto race

The two incumbents in Palo Alto's crowded race for City Council seats are leading the 10-candidate field in cash raised,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 1, 2020 at 5:37 pm | 28 comments | 9108 Views

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Former Palo Alto council members challenge approved downtown project

A dispute between three former Palo Alto council members and the city's Planning Department could determine the fate of a...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2020
Last comment by Building Owners, on Oct 12, 2020 at 3:02 pm | 28 comments | 6738 Views

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Parks commission pitches a new project: A city gym

Eager to give Palo Alto residents a new space to compete, exercise and socialize, the Parks and Recreation Commission is...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2021
Last comment by J Schwartz , on Dec 10, 2021 at 10:54 am | 28 comments | 9697 Views

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California Avenue to remain car-free

​​California Avenue will likely remain closed to cars for the foreseeable future. It's also heading for another transformation,...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Mar 4, 2022 at 3:41 pm | 28 comments | 13148 Views

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Julie Lythcott-Haims sets sights on Palo Alto City Council seat

Julie Lythcott-Haims, an author, educator, public speaker and former dean of freshmen at Stanford University, is now pursuing...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2022
Last comment by Grew Up Here, on Aug 17, 2022 at 11:49 pm | 28 comments | 8846 Views

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Battling bias in law enforcement: What data reveals about the Palo Alto police

An analysis of the 962 stops of individuals by Palo Alto police officers during the first three months of this year indicates...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2022
Last comment by super chicana, on Nov 19, 2022 at 2:14 pm | 28 comments | 11571 Views

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Stanford surpasses Getty Museum as largest recipient of property tax exemptions in California

Stanford is the largest recipient of property tax exemptions in California. It received more than $16.8 billion in exemptions...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2022
Last comment by community member, on Jan 17, 2023 at 6:36 pm | 28 comments | 10594 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Connections Program at JLS

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Original post made by CKL on Apr. 16, 2007
Last comment by Connections...Getting There, on Jan 4, 2010 at 9:35 am | 28 comments | 11629 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A solution to the crowded schools problem

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Original post made by Parent on May. 14, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 21, 2007 at 1:30 am | 28 comments | 6336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Language Immersion Program Compromise Brainstorm

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Original post made by Jane on Jun. 2, 2007
Last comment by A.J., on Jun 5, 2007 at 6:03 pm | 28 comments | 6092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Yes on Measure A for schools' future

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Original post made on May. 8, 2008
Last comment by fuzzy list=no vote, on May 12, 2008 at 3:09 pm | 28 comments | 7104 Views
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