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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Let's Make PA A Drone-Free City

It seems clear as day to me that domestic drone use must be stamped out before it gains a foothold: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/dec/21/coming-drone-attack-ameri...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jetman, on Mar 12, 2014 at 5:32 pm | 59 comments | 4397 Views

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Residents split at meeting over Newell Road bridge

A crowd of community members from Palo Alto and East Palo Alto jammed into the theater at the Lucie Stern Community Center...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Rs, on Jan 11, 2013 at 8:08 am | 59 comments | 5038 Views

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School lawyer: 'We are not rehashing this any more'

Calling the controversy over a federal civil-rights investigation a "tiresome, distracting and an unproductive loop," the...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Mar 13, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 59 comments | 4389 Views

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Palo Alto moves to support same-sex marriage

Palo Alto officials enthusiastically jumped into the national debate over same-sex marriage on Monday night when they passed...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 3, 2013 at 6:30 pm | 59 comments | 3034 Views

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Palo Alto running out of patience on Mitchell Park Library delays

With the completion of Palo Alto's Mitchell Park Library and Community Center more than a year past due and the project's...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Carl F, on Jun 26, 2013 at 3:04 pm | 59 comments | 6931 Views

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Long-awaited Fresh Market opens in Edgewood Plaza

On the opening day of the gourmet grocery store Fresh Market in the renovated Edgewood Plaza, there was one word on people's...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by bb, on Aug 11, 2013 at 12:57 am | 59 comments | 6651 Views

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Palo Alto seeks truce in Maybell zoning battle

Palo Alto's rancorous and highly emotional debate over a proposed senior-housing development on Maybell Avenue will spill...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 18, 2013 at 2:52 am | 59 comments | 27358 Views

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Editorial: Lessons from the Maybell fiasco

If there was one lesson that anyone involved in Palo Alto policy-making should know, it is to never assume that something...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 28, 2013 at 9:57 am | 59 comments | 12504 Views

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City unveils downtown parking-permit program

For downtown workers, the days of free all-day parking in residential neighborhoods like Professorville and Downtown North...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by no more subsidies, on Oct 3, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 59 comments | 5472 Views

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Buena Vista residents rally to save their homes

More than 40 Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents on Thursday protested against the planned evictions from their longtime...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by member, on May 7, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 59 comments | 20074 Views

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Twelve vie for seats on the Palo Alto council

With the filing period concluding this week, 12 Palo Alto residents have officially entered the race for the five contested...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by PaulaBolduc, on Sep 21, 2014 at 10:51 am | 59 comments | 10770 Views

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Design contest set to kick off for Palo Alto's new bike bridge

Palo Alto officials agree that the city's new bike bridge over Highway 101 should be a "landmark" structure that showcases...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Dec 11, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 59 comments | 7732 Views

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With losses mounting, Palo Alto to rethink animal services

Dogged by cramped conditions and mounting financial losses, Palo Alto's scrappy but popular animal shelter is once again...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by William Warrior, on Apr 26, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 59 comments | 6596 Views

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Buena Vista closure heads toward final chapter

With the City Council just days away from making a decision on the closure of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, supporters of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on May 27, 2015 at 10:32 am | 59 comments | 8176 Views

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Motorists ignoring new Middlefield turning restrictions

New signs to prohibit left-hand turns from Everett and Hawthorne avenues onto busy Middlefield Road in Palo Alto's Downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Karen Marincovich, on Jul 13, 2015 at 2:11 pm | 59 comments | 8526 Views

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Offer made to buy mobile home park

The effort to save Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, took another step forward after a nonprofit corporation sent a bid to owner...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2015
Last comment by Wally, on Aug 18, 2015 at 7:40 pm | 59 comments | 10388 Views

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FAA vows to take fresh look at flight paths, altitudes

Responding to a rising volume of complaints about airplane noise, the Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to take...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:58 am | 59 comments | 6877 Views

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Emergency law targets medical marijuana

In a liberal city that gave rise to Jerry Garcia and that embraces all things green, medical marijuana remains a glaring...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by @ online name, on Feb 4, 2016 at 6:35 pm | 59 comments | 6247 Views

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Support for new housing in Bay Area rises

Older voters who have lived in the Bay Area the longest and own their own home are less likely to want new housing built...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by bemused, on Apr 7, 2017 at 1:28 pm | 59 comments | 2843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Discussion on Mandarin Immersion

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Original post made by Parent on May. 18, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on May 28, 2007 at 10:13 am | 59 comments | 5962 Views
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Palo Alto: Bon Vivant to be replaced by bakery
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