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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto fights state mandate for more housing

In what one council member called a fight "for the soul of our city," Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday, Feb. 11, to formally...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 16, 2013 at 7:37 pm | 44 comments | 28596 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 13091 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 24459 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4360 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 5874 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 | 8817 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 | 4034 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 | 4329 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 | 5110 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 | 6983 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 | 3410 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'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 | 2759 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 | 2688 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 | 4082 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 | 5460 Views

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Palo Alto labor unions struggle in tough economy

Palo Alto and Wisconsin are thousands of miles apart -- geographically and politically -- but one wouldn't guess that by...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by S.Coen, on Oct 5, 2011 at 10:00 am | 43 comments | 4649 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for offices, retail at old Varsity Theatre move ahead

The Varsity Theatre in downtown Palo Alto represents, in many ways, the tension between the city's past and its future. Now,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Lost Treasures, on Nov 11, 2011 at 1:33 am | 43 comments | 7180 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Liz Kniss to run for Palo Alto City Council

After a decade-long hiatus, Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss launched her quest to return to local politics Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Jan 14, 2012 at 9:31 am | 43 comments | 5333 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City hopes to break ground on California Avenue in fall 2013

Palo Alto plans to launch construction on an ambitious plan to redesign California Avenue in fall of 2013, provided the city...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jul 15, 2012 at 10:27 pm | 43 comments | 2808 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Burt, Schmid, Berman, Kniss for council

In the last Palo Alto City Council election in 2009, with 14 candidates, voters overwhelmingly reelected Larry Klein to his...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Feb 11, 2013 at 9:37 pm | 43 comments | 8841 Views
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