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Palo Alto fires back against union's complaint

Palo Alto's heated standoff with the city's firefighters union spilled over from the negotiating table to the court system...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by George, on Aug 8, 2011 at 11:13 am | 44 comments | 3650 Views

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Palo Alto plans new bike bridge over 101

To Palo Alto's drivers, U.S. Highway 101 is a crucial -- if often patience-testing -- artery connecting the city to San Francisco...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by open again, on Aug 18, 2011 at 6:47 pm | 44 comments | 7807 Views

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City mulls options for limiting vehicle dwellers

Palo Alto's controversial proposal to ban vehicle dwellers continues to evolve and may ultimately include designated lots...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 16, 2011 at 2:30 pm | 44 comments | 2578 Views

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Caswell, Townsend, Emberling win in school race

Incumbents Melissa Baten Caswell and Camille Townsend won re-election in the race for Palo Alto Board of Education, with...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Spectator at Large, on Nov 10, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 44 comments | 5119 Views

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Urban development proposed for El Camino block

A quaint, eclectic and sparsely developed block of El Camino Real near Fry's Electronics in Palo Alto could get a hefty injection...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 10, 2013 at 11:49 am | 44 comments | 10656 Views

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Edgewood Plaza developer tries to rebuild history

Nearly a year after construction workers, in an ultimate "Oops!" moment, destroyed a historic building at Edgewood Plaza,...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 28, 2013 at 7:41 pm | 44 comments | 12983 Views

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Architecture panel signs off on Stanford's housing proposal

As College Terrace residents prepare to welcome a new housing community for Stanford University faculty into their eclectic...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Mar 25, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 44 comments | 24316 Views

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Are Palantir employees' Common shares worthless?

I heard from a well-placed acquaintance today that because of the share price at which Preferred shares of private unicorn...

Original post made by Palantir_Watcher on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by Frank Everstine, on Feb 29, 2016 at 10:32 pm | 44 comments | 4122 Views

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Housing plan for Maybell site wins neighborhood support

Three years after residents rose up to oppose and, ultimately, defeat a proposed housing development on Maybell Avenue, some...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Apr 21, 2016 at 11:23 pm | 44 comments | 5711 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why are we looking at high speed cable when Google is spreading the love of wireless?

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Original post made by Victoria on Aug. 16, 2006
Last comment by Marc B, on Aug 21, 2006 at 3:40 pm | 43 comments | 8689 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City fields questions about library plans

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Original post made on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by hmmm, on May 6, 2008 at 8:40 am | 43 comments | 3965 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Palo Alto buildings 'must be greener'

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Original post made on May. 13, 2008
Last comment by hellooo?, on May 21, 2008 at 5:32 pm | 43 comments | 4400 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alcohol restrictions proposed for two PA parks

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Original post made on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by Our Neighborhood, on Oct 7, 2008 at 4:48 pm | 43 comments | 4228 Views

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California Voters Voice Outrage

The results are finalized in California, and taxpayers finally took a stand. Propositions 1A through 1E were soundly...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by James, on May 23, 2009 at 9:07 am | 43 comments | 5078 Views

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Palo Alto workers march against wage cuts

Facing salary reductions and uncertainty over future benefits, dozens of workers from Palo Alto's largest labor union sang...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by the watcher, on Jul 14, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 43 comments | 6878 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Business-license tax debates continue

While supporters of Palo Alto's proposed business license-tax say it is a necessary and modest tax, opponents believe it...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by cake, on Oct 14, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 43 comments | 3318 Views

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'Hazardous' storm moving in on Midpeninsula

Midpeninsula officials and residents are bracing for the first big storm of the season tonight through Wednesday, deemed...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Lisa Maloni, on Oct 19, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 43 comments | 2703 Views

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Palo Alto revising business-tax guidelines

Palo Alto officials are revising the rules for implementing a new business-license tax in response to criticism from a vocal...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Oct 16, 2009 at 6:21 pm | 43 comments | 2588 Views

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Editorial: $4.8 million 'error' is third big gaffe

The disclosure last week that Palo Alto budget officials only recently became aware of an additional $4.8 million deficit...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by paloaltomarino, on Dec 10, 2009 at 10:28 am | 43 comments | 4036 Views

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Palo Alto councilmen worried about bias in Fire Department study

When Palo Alto officials asked for an independent study of Fire Department staffing, they had no idea the analysis would...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Charles O Jones, on Apr 28, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 43 comments | 5376 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

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