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Opinion: Renters need a broad coalition to unite

Like 46% of Palo Alto's population, I am a renter. I believe that collaborative solutions are desperately needed to help,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2022
Last comment by ChrisZaharias, 35 minutes ago | 66 comments | 5030 Views

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Climate nonprofit funded by Laurene Powell Jobs hires high-powered state official

Having pledged more than $3 billion to address climate change and communities, Laurene Powell Jobs' Waverley Street Foundation...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2022
Last comment by Mondoman, 58 minutes ago | 5 comments | 2259 Views

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Santa Clara County's biggest drug scourge isn't fentanyl — it's meth

The potent opioid fentanyl might be getting the lion's share of notoriety in recent years, but Santa Clara County -- and...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2022
Last comment by John, 3 hours ago | 7 comments | 4996 Views

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Palo Alto prepares for key decisions on fiber expansion

As Palo Alto embarks on its journey to build a citywide fiber-optic network that delivers high-speed internet, a new analysis...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2022
Last comment by Bill Glazier, 18 hours ago | 17 comments | 3395 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 Online Name, on Aug 13, 2022 at 1:09 pm | 26 comments | 6361 Views

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After last-minute deal, business tax lands on Palo Alto ballot

Palo Alto voters will have a chance in November to approve a business tax, though the measure they'll be considering will...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Aug 12, 2022 at 8:49 pm | 44 comments | 5171 Views

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As court case closes, Pets In Need opens up about revamped protocols

Pets In Need has issued a statement to help mend its relationship with the community now that a Santa Clara County Superior...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2022
Last comment by Meme, on Aug 12, 2022 at 6:19 pm | 1 comment | 1817 Views

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Pace Gallery ends its Palo Alto run with an exhibition of paintings by Brice Guilbert

"Brice Guilbert: Fournez," paintings inspired by the volcano on the island where the artist grew up, is on view at Pace Gallery...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2891 Views

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Condo project could test City Council's appetite for housing on San Antonio

A commercial site on San Antonio Road would be transformed into a residential community with 75 condominiums under a proposal...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2022
Last comment by Chris, on Aug 10, 2022 at 8:38 am | 9 comments | 3562 Views

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Palo Alto hopes for last-ditch deal on business tax

With the clock ticking toward the final deadline, the City Council deferred yet again its decision on creating a business...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Aug 9, 2022 at 11:55 pm | 4 comments | 3689 Views

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The call of the wild: From paralyzed seagulls to skunks caught in bear traps, Peninsula wildlife rescue workers have seen it all

Meet the people who specialize in helping Silicon Valley's orphaned and injured wild animals. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2022/08/06/the-call-of-th...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2022
Last comment by Fritzie Blue, on Aug 9, 2022 at 6:13 pm | 3 comments | 2831 Views

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Power restored to all 1,700 Palo Alto Utilities customers affected by Friday outage

A power outage that hit Palo Alto's northern and eastern neighborhoods on Friday afternoon affected about 1,700 customers,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Aug 8, 2022 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 10282 Views

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Palo Alto police set to remove radio encryption

The Palo Alto Police Department, which moved abruptly in January 2021 to fully encrypt its radio communications, is preparing...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Aug 7, 2022 at 12:54 pm | 9 comments | 7685 Views

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Software engineer Brian Hamachek joins Palo Alto City Council race

Brian Hamachek, a software engineer who believes developers have too much sway in Palo Alto, announced on Monday that he...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2022
Last comment by Curious, on Aug 5, 2022 at 7:47 pm | 13 comments | 5016 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Military equipment policy; modified rules to build accessory dwelling units

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Aug. 8. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2022/08/04/public-agenda-military-equipment-policy-m...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1308 Views

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Palo Alto modifies business tax as decision deadline looms

After seeing its negotiations with the business community fizzle, the Palo Alto City Council pressed on Monday with its plan...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Aug 4, 2022 at 5:19 pm | 18 comments | 5296 Views

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Horrible Cell service in Downtown North

For the last few weeks, talk, text and internet service has been horrible, sometimes even non existent in Downtown North....

Original post made by Pat Markevitch on Jul. 31, 2022
Last comment by Byron Tate, on Aug 4, 2022 at 8:57 am | 4 comments | 532 Views

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Alison Cormack will not seek second term on Palo Alto City Council

Alison Cormack, who was elected to the City Council in 2018 and who has been a vocal advocate for building more housing and...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
Last comment by Chris, on Aug 3, 2022 at 7:52 am | 25 comments | 7295 Views

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Nicole Chiu-Wang declares run for Palo Alto school board, incumbent Ken Dauber won't seek reelection

Chiu-Wang's priorities including improving mental health services and investing in early childhood education. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2022
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident , on Aug 1, 2022 at 9:03 pm | 20 comments | 7443 Views

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Palo Alto, East Palo Alto to host National Night Out events on Tuesday

Palo Alto and East Palo Alto residents are invited to celebrate National Night Out with police officers this Tuesday. The...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Aug 1, 2022 at 7:48 pm | 4 comments | 3630 Views
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