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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials bet city's growth on a thriving Caltrain

When developer Jim Baer approached Palo Alto's planning commissioners last month to pitch a glassy, new five-story "gateway"...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by YIMBY, on Apr 12, 2011 at 10:45 am | 29 comments | 5777 Views

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Report: Palo Alto needs new emergency director

Palo Alto should hire a director to oversee its emergency services, relocate its emergency-services headquarters and forge...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 12, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 16 comments | 4330 Views

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Palo Alto library construction 'right on schedule'

The ongoing construction at Palo Alto's Mitchell Park and Downtown libraries is going according to plan, Interim Library...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 8, 2011 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 2153 Views

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Architectural board blasts proposed AT&T tower

AT&T's quest to plant cellular towers and Wi-Fi antennas in Palo Alto has proved taxing for company officials, city staff...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by iSoar, on Apr 13, 2011 at 2:53 pm | 8 comments | 5910 Views

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Palo Alto struggles to give voters reliable data

Palo Alto voters will be asked to wrestle with incomplete and possible contradictory data in November when they hit the voting...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Apr 20, 2011 at 9:57 pm | 25 comments | 2629 Views

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Palo Alto sued over Cal Ave streetscape plan

A Palo Alto resident and a California Avenue merchant have filed a lawsuit against the city this week, claiming that the...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Comments are an interesting read, on Apr 25, 2011 at 2:40 pm | 71 comments | 5750 Views

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Growing pains

When developer Jim Baer approached Palo Alto's planning commissioners last month to pitch a glassy, new five-story "gateway"...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Lee Thé, on May 3, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments | 2752 Views

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Palo Alto management, firefighters prepare for arbitration

After nearly a year of talks, Palo Alto's management and its firefighters are preparing to take their heated labor dispute...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 20, 2011 at 8:28 pm | 64 comments | 3528 Views

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Earth Day events to sprout in Palo Alto through April 22

From zooming electric cars to blooming "green" buildings, Palo Alto's environmentalists have much to smile about these days....

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Apr 18, 2011 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 2852 Views

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Editorial: Proposed massage rules overreach

It is welcome news that the city is now reconsidering a controversial portion of a revised ordinance governing massage centers...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2753 Views

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Weekly, Palo Alto Online win top state honors

The Palo Alto Weekly and PaloAltoOnline.com garnered 10 first- and second-place awards Saturday (April 16) in an annual statewide...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by ChrisC, on Apr 18, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 5 comments | 2740 Views

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Two-alarm fire destroys Palo Alto home

A fire destroyed a home in Palo Alto on Saturday (April 16) morning, displacing three people, Palo Alto Fire Battalion Chief...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on Apr 21, 2011 at 9:35 am | 6 comments | 2046 Views

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Caltrain, car death was 'an accident waiting to happen'

The death of an Indiana driver at the Charleston Road train crossing on Friday (April 15) has left many in Palo Alto saying...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Terri, on May 2, 2011 at 5:57 am | 78 comments | 6622 Views

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Reps: High-speed rail should merge with improved Caltrain system in San Jose

Saying that government funding for California's High-Speed Rail program will be "severely limited ... for the foreseeable...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by magneticfield, on Apr 25, 2011 at 10:31 am | 78 comments | 12907 Views

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Palo Alto police prepare for Obama visit

Palo Alto police will beef up staff and work with neighboring law-enforcement agencies when President Barack Obama comes...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Sue Dremann, on Apr 21, 2011 at 11:25 am | 22 comments | 4267 Views

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Rail crossing light changes are 'definitely feasible'

Moving the traffic lights at Caltrain crossings in Palo Alto -- at Charleston Road, East Meadow Drive and Churchill Avenue...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by not safe, on Oct 1, 2011 at 10:08 pm | 18 comments | 4681 Views

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New rail plan wins praise from Palo Alto officials

One day after he unveiled a new vision for high-speed rail, state Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) earned praise from Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Stewart Copeland, on Apr 26, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 20 comments | 3282 Views

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Downtown Palo Alto building sale shatters records

A downtown Palo Alto office building has sold for a record-breaking $900 a square foot, the San Francisco Business Times...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Follow-The-Money, on Apr 24, 2011 at 9:49 am | 15 comments | 4050 Views

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News Digest

<B>AT&T drops plan for cell tower at church Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14754...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Wireless4PaloAlto, on Apr 22, 2011 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 2337 Views

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Developer fights planners' denial of south Palo Alto housing proposal

A developer whose proposal to build a 23-home community in south Palo Alto was rejected by the city's planning commission...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Janet, on Apr 26, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 42 comments | 3534 Views
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