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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Yeh lays out vision for Palo Alto's 'renewal'

Proclaiming 2012 the year of "renewal," Mayor Yiaway Yeh used his "State of the City" address Monday to lay out a vision...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by Nice but..., on Mar 2, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 22 comments | 5116 Views

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Despite tax growth, Palo Alto braces for deficits

After a two-year slump, Palo Alto is finally seeing some sunny news on the revenue front, though officials predict that the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by benefits and cost, on Mar 1, 2012 at 6:08 pm | 27 comments | 2847 Views

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Homebuilder signs deal for Alma Plaza

An ambitious plan to redevelop Alma Plaza in south Palo Alto took another leap forward Tuesday when builder D.R. Horton signed...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by YIMBY, on Mar 6, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 9 comments | 2795 Views

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Man killed on train tracks Feb. 23 is identified

A man who was fatally struck by a train in Palo Alto on Feb. 23 has been identified as Wentao He, 23, of Mountain View, the...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by YIMBY, on Mar 6, 2012 at 3:22 pm | 13 comments | 3364 Views

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Palo Alto looks to hike refuse rates

Palo Alto residents who try to limit their waste by switching to smaller trash cans could find their garbage rates spiking...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bart, on Mar 5, 2012 at 10:50 am | 57 comments | 4533 Views

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Duveneck residents call for surveillance cameras

An armed street robbery on Feb. 15 and a rash of residential burglaries last week in Palo Alto has some residents calling...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by John Furrier, on Mar 5, 2012 at 6:46 am | 12 comments | 2282 Views

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Editorial: More pressure on city wages, benefits

After years of paying higher and higher costs for salary and pension benefits to its public safety employees, Palo Alto finally...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Sell-The-PAU, on Mar 4, 2012 at 1:11 pm | 7 comments | 1942 Views

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More than 50 vehicles vandalized in Palo Alto

The tires on more than 50 vehicles were slashed Saturday night in Palo Alto, but no one seems to have seen or heard anything...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jon , on Mar 8, 2012 at 2:36 pm | 44 comments | 2924 Views

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Residents, investors gobble up Palo Alto bonds

Palo Alto's recent decision to refinance decade-old downtown-parking bonds and to offer new bonds to residents has saved...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 5, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 3006 Views

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Downtown plan could give TheatreWorks a home

In its roughly four decades on the Peninsula, TheatreWorks has piled up raving reviews and theater awards, but one prize...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 25, 2012 at 9:08 pm | 37 comments | 4789 Views

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Palo Alto to take fresh look at CPI's toxic chemicals

A wave of concerns from Barron Park residents has prompted Palo Alto officials to take a fresh look at the toxic chemicals...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 6, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 1423 Views

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Private rooftops to generate power for Palo Alto

Private rooftops in Palo Alto could start generating energy for the Palo Alto Utilities Department under a program approved...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by More-Smoke-And-Mirrors, on Mar 7, 2012 at 7:54 am | 5 comments | 2258 Views

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Palo Alto to take fresh look at CPI's toxic chemicals

A wave of concerns from Barron Park residents has prompted Palo Alto officials to take a fresh look at the toxic chemicals...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by PatrickD, on Mar 7, 2012 at 11:14 pm | 4 comments | 2191 Views

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Palo Alto committee backs trash-rate increase

For Palo Alto residents, garbage bins and trash rates have long enjoyed a simple and direct correlation -- the smaller the...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by pares, on Mar 9, 2012 at 8:43 am | 24 comments | 3216 Views

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Retired officers top Palo Alto's list of earners

As some of Palo Alto's longest serving police officers and firefighters head for retirement in the face of benefit reductions,...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by Bankrupting the Next Generation, on Mar 13, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 117 comments | 10648 Views

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Arrested Gunn student tells his version of incident

A Gunn High School student who was arrested Monday for assault with a deadly weapon said the incident could have been avoided...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Mar 12, 2012 at 6:15 pm | 31 comments | 3280 Views

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Cost of new Mitchell Park Library continues to climb

The new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center is slated to open this fall as scheduled, but the city's concerns over...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Dave Hood, on May 22, 2013 at 12:06 pm | 16 comments | 6051 Views

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On Deadline: 'A world without newspapers?'

What would it be like to exist in a world — or a community like Palo Alto — without newspapers? Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2012
Last comment by real news, on Mar 10, 2012 at 11:11 am | 2 comments | 2273 Views

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Palo Alto Girl Scouts were first in the West

When the Girl Scouts of America celebrates its 100th anniversary Monday evening, March 12, Palo Alto's Girl Scouts will have...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2012
Last comment by No quota, on Jan 11, 2015 at 8:31 pm | 13 comments | 5999 Views

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Palo Alto to shift dispatch center to mobile unit

Palo Alto's dispatch center will be moved from the City Hall basement to the city's state-of-the-art Mobile Emergency Operations...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by DDee, on Mar 13, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 14 comments | 2579 Views
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