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Marissa Mayer's plans to redevelop property are delayed by housing-protection laws

Since last July, former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has twice been rejected for a permit from the city to tear down three of...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2021
Last comment by CGPA, 4 hours ago | 15 comments | 6863 Views

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Castilleja School returns to spotlight with revised plan to rebuild campus

Castilleja School's polarizing bid to rebuild its Bryant Street campus and construct an underground garage will return to...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2021
Last comment by toransu, 16 hours ago | 21 comments | 4280 Views

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Palo Alto's bid to join airport group grounds to a halt

Palo Alto's latest effort to join the SFO Community Roundtable, a coalition of cities that work on the issue of airplane...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2021
Last comment by PaloAltoVoter, 20 hours ago | 12 comments | 5201 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 Ofcourse!, on Dec 3, 2021 at 11:31 pm | 24 comments | 5631 Views

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Palo Alto looks to industrial sites to address housing shortage

Few Palo Alto neighborhoods reflect the city's shifting housing politics on East Meadow Circle, a historically industrial...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2021
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Dec 3, 2021 at 8:00 am | 8 comments | 5914 Views

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Housing near Caltrain? Stanford's proposal nets mixed reaction

For decades, the downtown transit center has served as a focal point in Palo Alto's ambitious plans for commercial growth...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2021
Last comment by RobertNeff, on Dec 3, 2021 at 12:11 am | 25 comments | 8459 Views

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Around Town: Palo Alto comes under fire in New York Times op-ed

In the latest Around Town column, Palo Alto gets called out in a New York Times video op-ed over its lack of new housing...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2021
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Nov 24, 2021 at 1:12 pm | 94 comments | 18981 Views

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Palo Alto prepares to enter 'microtransit' arena with on-demand shuttles

When city officials launched into steep budget cuts last year, public shuttles were among the first things to depart. Now,...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2021
Last comment by Mondoman, on Nov 23, 2021 at 10:48 pm | 13 comments | 7407 Views

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Palo Alto's new bike bridge is almost ready to debut

After a decade of debate and two years of construction, Palo Alto's new bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 will officially...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2021
Last comment by Ted, on Nov 22, 2021 at 4:53 pm | 12 comments | 9099 Views

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Opinion: Survey of Palo Alto faith leaders points to new affordable housing possibilities

Palo Alto is too expensive. Gone are the days when you could expect your child's teachers to live in the neighborhood or...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2021
Last comment by RDR, on Nov 22, 2021 at 2:17 pm | 15 comments | 5193 Views

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Sergeant's retirement leaves Palo Alto with no Black police officers

When Sgt. Adrienne Moore retired from the Palo Alto Police Department last month after 24 years of service, the city lost...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2021
Last comment by Jack Peterson, on Nov 22, 2021 at 1:18 pm | 20 comments | 7469 Views

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Barbara Manning marks solo album's 30th anniversary at Palo Alto concert

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Barbara Manning and the SF Seals headline a show presented Nov. 20 by Earthwise Productions...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1703 Views

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City looks to firm up rules for wireless equipment as legal landscape evolves

Despite its reputation as a tech powerhouse and growing reliance on wireless communication, Palo Alto hasn't exactly rolled...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2021
Last comment by mjh, on Nov 16, 2021 at 7:44 pm | 5 comments | 2883 Views

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Palo Alto to welcome a new sister city: Bloomington, Indiana

Palo Alto has plenty in common with its next sister city -- a college town known for red jerseys, blue politics and a strong...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 16, 2021 at 9:03 am | 8 comments | 5741 Views

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Most hazardous highway: Peninsula's I-280 listed as deadliest in state for wildlife

More wildlife have been killed by vehicles along Highway 280 from Cupertino to San Bruno over the past five years than in...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Nov 16, 2021 at 8:06 am | 2 comments | 4333 Views

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Plan to close Churchill near tracks faces backlash

Southgate residents see bitter irony in the city's decision to call its campaign to redesign the rail crossings "Connecting...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2021
Last comment by Me 2, on Nov 15, 2021 at 11:47 pm | 72 comments | 12631 Views

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As battle over rent control resumes, City Council punts decision

The heated debate over renter protections reignited Monday, as city leaders prepared to consider a menu of measures to aid...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by @The Voice of Palo Alto, on Nov 14, 2021 at 8:17 pm | 8 comments | 6953 Views

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City looks to exempt grocery stores from new business tax

With Palo Alto preparing to place a business tax on the 2022 ballot, city officials on Monday agreed to consider exemptions...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Nov 14, 2021 at 2:11 am | 10 comments | 4580 Views

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Lawsuit claims Palo Alto Unified denies students opportunities to advance in math, particularly disadvantaging girls

Palo Alto Unified School District is facing a lawsuit that alleges the district's math-placement process improperly stops...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2021
Last comment by Down the yellow brick road, on Nov 12, 2021 at 10:03 am | 41 comments | 14841 Views

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It's back! Expanded Junior Museum and Zoo to reopen on Nov. 12

After two years of construction, Palo Alto's newly renovated Junior Museum and Zoo is set to reopen on Nov. 12 with interactive...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Nov 12, 2021 at 5:29 am | 7 comments | 9507 Views
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