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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why Electrify....

Why electrify? Palo Alto's Electrification Plan may lower GHG, but at what cost? The plan will double monthly heating bills...

Original post made by pestocat on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by An Engineer, on Jun 11, 2016 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 354 Views

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Off the hook

Sea Forager, a homegrown San Francisco seafood subscription service that delivers to Palo Alto, Mountain View and Redwood...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Jul 14, 2016 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 3425 Views

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Alumni to host 'family and culture' event in Palo Alto

A group of Palo Alto alumni working to spur conversation around youth mental health in Palo Alto is hosting a community event...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Toxicity, on Aug 9, 2016 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 2715 Views

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Demand drives Bay Area gas price increase over the past month

Bay Area gas prices climbed to an average of $2.77 per gallon over the past month as refineries failed to keep pace with...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by NoMoPa, on Sep 13, 2016 at 2:53 pm | 2 comments | 1496 Views

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Jordan Hall, named for eugenicist, to be renamed Pinn Hall

Close call for Stanford, but fortunately we aren't that progressive out here on the farm http://www.cavalierdaily.com/article/2016/09/jordan-hall-to-be-renamed-pinn-hall ...

Original post made by Not your ordinary Jordan on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 23, 2016 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 261 Views

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We have a Transportation--Not Housing--Crisis

Silicon Valley has a transportation crisis, not a housing crisis. Most metropolitan areas, and we have become one, have workers...

Original post made by Mickie Winkler on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by NeilsonBuchanan, on Oct 1, 2016 at 10:23 am | 2 comments | 362 Views

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Eleven wins for Palo Alto Weekly in annual Bay Area journalism competition

The Palo Alto Weekly walked away with 11 wins Oct. 1 from the Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards contest, presented by the...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2016
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Oct 2, 2016 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 2608 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>WHEELING AND DEALING... </B>Palo Alto's plan to have a bike-share system that people actually use sped ahead Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 7, 2016 at 9:11 am | 2 comments | 381 Views

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Greer Stone

Homeless veterans. Struggling nonprofits. Seniors struggling to make it on a fixed income. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/10/14/greer-stone...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Oct 14, 2016 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 1040 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Fire Station 3, school budget, Avenidas renovation

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Oct. 17. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/10/14/public-agenda-fire-station-3-school-bud...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2016
Last comment by The Aristocrat, on Oct 16, 2016 at 6:03 am | 2 comments | 1657 Views

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Avenidas scores victory in expansion bid

As Palo Alto's senior population continues to grow, the city's premier senior-services provider is preparing to do the same...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by CNY, on Dec 5, 2016 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 2489 Views

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California Avenue gets the Halloween treatment

Witches, wizards, and creatures of all ages are expected to turn out for the 22nd annual Trick-or-Treat and Blossom Halloween...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by Happy about this!, on Oct 26, 2016 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 4158 Views

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Joe Simitian's Endorsements

As a 45 year Palo Alto resident, I've had the pleasure of watching Joe Simitian polish his political skills as he served...

Original post made by John Baum on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by @david, on Oct 28, 2016 at 8:47 pm | 2 comments | 276 Views

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Pro-Veenker group fined for mailer violation

The political group that formed earlier this year to support Vicki Veenker's bid for the state Assembly is facing a $2,500...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2016
Last comment by Midtowner, on Nov 15, 2016 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 2359 Views

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Sewage smells around home, possibly related illness - call utility?

This morning I woke up to a decidedly sewage-like smell. For months, we've been smelling something, at first just when we...

Original post made by Mystery on Nov. 20, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Nov 20, 2016 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 301 Views

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Where to find a free Thanksgiving Day meal on the Midpeninsula

This Thanksgiving, thousands of community members will come together in kitchens and dining halls throughout the Midpeninsula,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by mike, on Nov 22, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 2687 Views

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Community Notebook: Palo Alto nonprofit expands 61-year tradition

A holiday tradition started by Palo Alto residents for Palo Alto residents that has been making the season brighter for those...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by MH, on Nov 28, 2016 at 10:21 pm | 2 comments | 3340 Views

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Stanford's Love makes a return to the football spotlight

==BI Sun Bowl notebook == Bryce Love is ready to step up. He's already proven that. When Christian McCaffrey was out with...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2016
Last comment by Whoa!, on Dec 26, 2016 at 9:28 am | 2 comments | 2117 Views

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Palo Alto stocks sandbags, prepares for storm

Palo Alto is bracing for a weekend of heavy rain by stocking the sandbag stations at Rinconada and Mitchell parks and at...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 18, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 7283 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Accessory-dwelling units; renaming schools

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of March 6. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/03/03/public-agenda-accessory-dwelling-units-re...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by Agree or not, on Mar 7, 2017 at 8:47 pm | 2 comments | 1641 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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