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Universities Are Plundering Cities. How Can This Relationship Change?

"How do universities relate to the cities in which they are located? How does the expanding corporatization of higher education...

Original post made by Priscilla Williams on Aug. 21, 2022
There are no comments yet. 416 Views

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City Council prepares to settle 'safe parking' dispute between church, neighbors

The modest parking lot at the back of the First Congregational Church of Palo Alto looks like an unlikely setting for a neighborhood...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2022
Last comment by Alan Parker, on Aug 19, 2022 at 8:04 pm | 23 comments | 6347 Views

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New murals capture slices of life in Cal. Ave. district

The construction site for Palo Alto's public safety building in the California Avenue business district just got more colorful...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2022
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Aug 18, 2022 at 9:17 pm | 3 comments | 2503 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 | 8796 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 LovingPA, on Aug 17, 2022 at 11:04 am | 14 comments | 6494 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 resident3, on Aug 17, 2022 at 8:00 am | 62 comments | 8595 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 resident3, on Aug 15, 2022 at 3:44 pm | 11 comments | 4629 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 John, on Aug 15, 2022 at 2:53 pm | 8 comments | 5991 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, on Aug 14, 2022 at 11:01 am | 7 comments | 8168 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 | 3237 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. 4208 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 | 5110 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 | 5060 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 | 11454 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 | 10063 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. 1823 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 | 773 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 | 9621 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 | 4269 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 | 29915 Views
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