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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 | 11242 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 | 9433 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
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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 | 706 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 | 9128 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 | 4126 Views

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Pedestrian dies in Palo Alto Caltrain collision

A person was killed Saturday afternoon when they were hit by a train in Palo Alto. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2022/07/23/pedestrian-killed-on-calt...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jul 29, 2022 at 5:01 pm | 26 comments | 29413 Views

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Condo development eyed for Country Inn Motel site in south Palo Alto

A new housing development with 55 condominiums, six townhomes and six accessory dwelling units could go up on the southern...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2022
Last comment by Marcella Marquez, on Jul 29, 2022 at 8:16 am | 38 comments | 8842 Views

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Monkeypox is spreading in the Bay Area. Stanford wastewater data shows the region's hot spots.

Evidence of the monkeypox virus has shown up in Bay Area wastewater since mid-June, indicating the presence of infection,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2022
Last comment by toransu, on Jul 26, 2022 at 11:55 pm | 4 comments | 84027 Views

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Palo Alto plans more changes to rules on accessory dwelling units

​​As ADUs proliferate throughout Palo Alto, the city is preparing to once again change the rules around the structures...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2022
Last comment by James, on Jul 26, 2022 at 8:54 am | 16 comments | 10936 Views

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Proposed Sobrato deal boosts effort to naturalize Matadero Creek

A proposed development agreement between Palo Alto and The Sobrato Organization could pave the way for an idea that until...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2022
Last comment by Chris, on Jul 24, 2022 at 3:24 am | 6 comments | 5989 Views

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Vicki Veenker launches campaign for City Council

Vicki Veenker, an attorney and mediator who launched the Sister Siblings USA program to create partnerships between cities...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2022
Last comment by SteveDabrowski, on Jul 23, 2022 at 4:39 pm | 6 comments | 4806 Views

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Lisa Forssell makes it official. She is running for Palo Alto City Council

Lisa Forssell, who has spent the past six years on the city's Utilities Advisory Commission, announced Monday that she is...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2022
Last comment by Jeff Hoel, on Jul 19, 2022 at 3:30 pm | 6 comments | 6936 Views

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Mobile mental health crisis services are coming to north Santa Clara County

The county has teamed up with two mental health providers to bring the Trusted Response Urgent Support Team program to Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2022
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 19, 2022 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 3789 Views

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First Congregational Church moves ahead with safe-parking program for homeless residents

First Congregational Church is poised to welcome unhoused individuals to its parking lot after securing Palo Alto's tentative...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2022
Last comment by staying home, on Jul 18, 2022 at 1:19 pm | 51 comments | 8794 Views

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Revisions to tax proposal fail to sway business leaders

Palo Alto's elected leaders have yet to finalize the details of the city's proposed business tax, but the campaigns for and...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2022
Last comment by Paige, on Jul 18, 2022 at 11:20 am | 19 comments | 5169 Views

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New number for suicide-prevention lifeline will go into effect nationwide on Saturday

A new phone and text number for those dealing with suicidal thoughts will launch on Saturday. The three-digit code, 988,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2022
Last comment by Julie Lythcott-Haims, on Jul 15, 2022 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 3781 Views

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Efforts to curb airplane noise leave Palo Alto leaders fuming

As the San Francisco International Airport explores new flights procedures for reducing airplane noise over Bay Area communities,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2022
Last comment by resident3, on Jul 13, 2022 at 8:53 am | 45 comments | 11806 Views

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Silicon Valley Bank plans to open Cal. Ave. branch

The building on California Avenue that until recently served as a branch of Bank of the West is slated to receive a major...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2022
Last comment by Theo Lane, on Jul 12, 2022 at 5:55 pm | 8 comments | 5162 Views

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Stanford medical researcher seeks City Council seat

Hope Lancero, a medical researcher at Stanford University School of Medicine, has joined the race for a seat on the Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2022
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 11, 2022 at 3:53 pm | 9 comments | 4056 Views
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