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Emergency pet hospital looks to open in Ventura

A veterinary company that offers emergency pet services at 40 locations across the nation is preparing to open its newest...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2023
Last comment by CC, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 1472 Views

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Environmentalists pumped as nonprofit hub replaces its space heaters

Environmental activists gathered in a parking lot near the Baylands on Wednesday afternoon for an unusual activity: watching...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2023
Last comment by Paly02, 1 hour ago | 5 comments | 1955 Views

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Got sandbags? Don't discard them just yet

Across Palo Alto, many residents were in the same situation earlier this month -- using sandbags to keep the rainwater at...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2023
There are no comments yet. 709 Views

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What's eating College Terrace? Survey points to resident dissatisfaction

With its walkable streets and proximity to Stanford, College Terrace doesn't seem like the grumpiest neighborhood in Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2023
Last comment by Jeremy Erman, 13 hours ago | 21 comments | 5188 Views

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Palo Alto set to approve new contracts for SEIU workers, firefighters

The city is preparing to approve multiyear contracts that would include raises and new benefits for its largest employee...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2023
Last comment by Bill Bucy, 18 hours ago | 2 comments | 1456 Views

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Opinion: Palo Alto needs a road safety policy

Palo Alto does better on road safety than many U.S. cities; however, anyone who has walked or bicycled in the city can understand...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2023
Last comment by Fr0hickey, 23 hours ago | 19 comments | 5180 Views

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Palo Alto prepares for higher utility bills as reservoir levels dip

Palo Alto's utility customers will see a jolt in January, with residential bills set to rise by about 20% thanks to growing...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Jan 26, 2023 at 9:31 am | 22 comments | 5934 Views

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History looms large as Palo Alto vets redevelopment plan for Fry's site

With plans to redevelop the former site of Fry's Electronics slowly advancing, the Historic Resources Board on Thursday blasted...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2023
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jan 24, 2023 at 11:18 am | 30 comments | 10954 Views

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Around Town: Residents voice concerns at community storm check-in

Read news about Palo Alto checking in with residents on the recent storms, a fire side chat with former Supreme Court Justice...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2023
Last comment by Bystander, on Jan 23, 2023 at 4:39 am | 1 comment | 3639 Views

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Missing-dog mystery sparks police investigation

Carolina Bruchilari thought her beloved German shepherd, Scott, would only be gone for two weeks when she entrusted him to...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2023
Last comment by Jen, on Jan 22, 2023 at 1:24 pm | 20 comments | 39121 Views

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Palo Alto survey points to growing concerns over mental health, retirement

Ask Palo Alto residents how they feel about their city, and many will praise its bountiful parks, job opportunities and educational...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2023
Last comment by Old PA Resident, on Jan 21, 2023 at 12:51 pm | 9 comments | 6695 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 | 10470 Views

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Palo Alto educators set to receive a 7% pay increase

Palo Alto Unified teachers and other school staff will get a 7% raise under tentative deals that the district has reached...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2023
Last comment by Aletheia, on Jan 17, 2023 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 2232 Views

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Forecast shows Palo Alto revenues climbing after pandemic downturn

A new financial forecast suggests that Palo Alto is well on its way to recovering from its pandemic doldrums. But growing...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2023
Last comment by Annette, on Jan 15, 2023 at 11:13 am | 6 comments | 4624 Views

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Kou and Stone to lead Palo Alto as mayor, vice mayor

Lydia Kou, a real estate agent who in her six years on the City Council established herself as a leading critic of Sacramento...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2023
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Jan 12, 2023 at 12:14 pm | 17 comments | 7673 Views

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City: Storms damage 13 homes, knock out power for nearly 6,000 customers

At least 13 homes in Palo Alto were damaged as a result of the recent storms, prompting some residents to rely on local hotels...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2023
Last comment by Easy8, on Jan 10, 2023 at 9:02 pm | 4 comments | 5494 Views

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Storm raises prospect of more flooding

Heavy rains have pushed San Francisquito Creek to the brink of flooding this morning, with water under the Pope-Chaucer Bridge...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2023
Last comment by Retired PAUSD Teacher, on Jan 10, 2023 at 7:59 am | 6 comments | 18131 Views

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Strong winds trigger outages in various Palo Alto neighborhoods

More than 700 customers were without power in Palo Alto on Saturday night and Sunday morning after a tree fell on a power...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2023
Last comment by Bystander, on Jan 9, 2023 at 5:42 pm | 6 comments | 5950 Views

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Popularity or seniority? Palo Alto debates best way to choose mayor

Every January, the City Council conducts what amounts to a popularity contest among its members to select a new mayor and...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2022
Last comment by Barbara Gross, on Jan 9, 2023 at 11:27 am | 37 comments | 7748 Views

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It's going to rain again. Here's what you can expect.

A windy and wet weekend is on tap for the Bay Area, with the National Weather Service forecasting another "significant" storm...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jan 9, 2023 at 8:09 am | 2 comments | 7535 Views
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