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With Measure L, city hopes to preserve a controversial budget practice

City officials are quick to denounce natural gas, which they say contributes to global warming and respiratory illnesses....

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2022
Last comment by resident3, 2 hours ago | 14 comments | 1650 Views

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In Palo Alto City Council race, it's anybody's game

Here's what you need to know about the seven people running for Palo Alto City Council and where they stand on key issues....

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2022
Last comment by CuriousNeighbor, 11 hours ago | 11 comments | 4611 Views

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With little opposition, Palo Alto asks voters to approve business tax

When the Palo Alto City Council voted Monday to formally endorse Measure K, which would create a business tax, the most striking...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2022
Last comment by mjh, 20 hours ago | 17 comments | 2791 Views

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Palo Alto school board candidates share their experiences in education

In their own words, the four candidates seeking two open seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education share their experience...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2022
Last comment by toransu, 23 hours ago | 12 comments | 3626 Views

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Candidates for sheriff square off at community forum

Two Santa Clara County Sheriff candidates each sought to convince voters they would be the better choice during a debate...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2022
Last comment by White Senior fears Palo Alto Police, on Oct 5, 2022 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 2925 Views

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No slates, but plenty of affinities in Palo Alto's council race

Each of Palo Alto's seven candidates for City Council is officially running an independent campaign and is not a party to...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2022
Last comment by Me 2, on Oct 5, 2022 at 2:43 pm | 22 comments | 4059 Views

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'Pod house' found in violation of several city building codes

A Palo Alto home that's been touted as a model for affordable shared housing because it's been renovated with 14 small sleeping...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Oct 5, 2022 at 7:22 am | 43 comments | 17258 Views

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Santa Clara Valley Water District candidates focus on a sustainable water future

The two people who are facing off in the Nov. 8 election for the district 7 seat on the Valley Water board of directors weigh...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2022
Last comment by Local Resident, on Oct 4, 2022 at 11:40 am | 13 comments | 3531 Views

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Palo Alto takes aim at water heaters to curb carbon emissions

Seeking to accelerate its climate change efforts, Palo Alto unveiled on Tuesday an ambitious new program that would replace...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2022
Last comment by N, on Oct 3, 2022 at 12:47 pm | 32 comments | 9428 Views

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With fiber expansion, Palo Alto prepares for fierce competition

Palo Alto is still at least five years away from a citywide fiber network, but 738 residents had already contributed $50...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Oct 2, 2022 at 5:18 pm | 44 comments | 7597 Views

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Caltrain plan to rebuild San Francisquito Bridge may upend Palo Alto's rail priorities

A proposal by Caltrain to replace the aged bridge over San Francisquito Creek may force Palo Alto to speed up its plans for...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2022
Last comment by Leslie York, on Oct 1, 2022 at 7:59 am | 25 comments | 10070 Views

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Brian Hamachek: Preserve and protect

Brian Hamachek wants to change City Hall culture to preserve the character of the city. More than any other candidate in...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2022
Last comment by Local Resident, on Sep 30, 2022 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 1880 Views

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Where the Palo Alto City Council candidates stand on rail crossings

This year's seven City Council candidates explain which designs they support for Palo Alto's rail crossings and how to get...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2022
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Sep 28, 2022 at 11:39 am | 19 comments | 5386 Views

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The sheriff's race: What they'd do if elected

How the scandal-plagued Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office will operate in a post-Laurie Smith era will be determined by...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2022
Last comment by Neal, on Sep 27, 2022 at 8:16 pm | 2 comments | 5252 Views

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Junior Museum and Zoo removes birds from view amid avian flu outbreak

Concerned about a bird flu outbreak, the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo has removed its birds from public viewing and canceled...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2022
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Sep 27, 2022 at 2:05 pm | 5 comments | 3214 Views

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Where the Palo Alto City Council candidates stand on crime, policing

This year's seven council candidates explain their greatest concerns when it comes to crime and to how the city's police...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 27, 2022 at 7:31 am | 23 comments | 4611 Views

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Where the Palo Alto City Council candidates stand on housing

The candidates propose how Palo Alto should plan for meeting a state mandate of 6,000 more housing units while keeping single-family...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2022
Last comment by PaloAltoVoter, on Sep 26, 2022 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 2363 Views

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Here's how this year's Palo Alto City Council candidates want to serve you if elected

In their own words, the seven candidates seeking three open seats on the Palo Alto City Council share their qualifications,...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 25, 2022 at 5:50 pm | 30 comments | 6332 Views

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Audit scrutinizes complaint against Palo Alto officer over 'race card' comment

Palo Alto's independent police auditor took issue with the department's response to an officer who reportedly joked about...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2022
Last comment by Mike Taylor, on Sep 25, 2022 at 9:45 am | 12 comments | 2786 Views

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Stanford purchases 759 apartments off Sand Hill Road

Seizing an unexpected opportunity to increase its housing options, Stanford has purchased Oak Creek Apartments, a 759-unit...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Sep 23, 2022 at 10:08 am | 8 comments | 3899 Views
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