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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Finance committee OKs reduced CDBG plan

The City of Palo Alto's funding for planning and administration and for public services may be reduced next year in response...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by jardins, on Apr 22, 2012 at 11:22 pm | 1 comment | 2135 Views

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Ross Road improvement OK'd by council

A long-awaited traffic signal that is key to the future Ross Road Bicycle Boulevard received the green light by the Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Bright Side, on Apr 24, 2012 at 9:54 am | 20 comments | 4969 Views

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Palo Alto orders analysis of CPI's toxic risk

Faced with protests from Barron Park residents over toxic materials at a nearby plating shop, Palo Alto officials on Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Apr 26, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 20 comments | 7020 Views

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New turf, dog area approved for El Camino Park

What began as an effort to build a reservoir at El Camino Park transformed into a broader overhaul of the Palo Alto park...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Apr 29, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 39 comments | 17572 Views

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School calendar, student data, on board agenda

The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight will discuss upcoming changes to the academic calendar, the "disproportionate" number...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 24, 2012 at 5:59 pm | 3 comments | 2152 Views

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Panel to advise on Cubberley gets going

Five community leaders – from the Palo Alto City Council and two from the Board of Education – will set the tone...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by No Sir, on Apr 25, 2012 at 11:24 am | 5 comments | 2136 Views

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Police arrest suspect in March burglary

Police arrested a man on Tuesday, April 24, who is suspected in a March 22 home burglary in Palo Alto. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Sue Dremann, on Apr 26, 2012 at 10:17 am | 13 comments | 2353 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU ... </B>What happens when 10 people get stuck inside a stuffy elevator for close to an...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 26, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 2408 Views

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Building inspector fell after climbing guard rails

A City of Palo Alto-contracted building inspector who plunged to his death down an elevator shaft had climbed on two guardrails...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by pete bennett, on Dec 22, 2012 at 6:27 am | 3 comments | 5085 Views

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Feature story: Caring for the community

This year's Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement honorees -- Jean Coblentz, Ken Sletten, Jill and Boyd Smith, Phyllis Moldaw...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by mtothekw21, on Apr 27, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 1 comment | 3103 Views

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'Gateway' elicits strong feelings on either side

'Gateway' elicits strong feelings on either side Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=16775...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on May 3, 2012 at 7:28 pm | 4 comments | 3022 Views

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Palo Alto to tackle infrastructure problem tonight

Palo Alto officials will consider ways to pay for infrastructure repairs and get their first look at the proposed city budget...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Budget waste, on May 1, 2012 at 10:08 am | 26 comments | 2359 Views

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Highway 101 in Palo Alto to get two carpool lanes

Work has begun to create double carpool lanes on the 3.2-mile stretch of Highway 101 between Highway 85 in Mountain View...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Joke's on Us, on May 3, 2014 at 10:09 am | 36 comments | 10154 Views

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November tax measure unlikely in Palo Alto

Citing tight deadlines and insufficient outreach, Palo Alto officials are backing away from an earlier proposal to put a...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on May 3, 2012 at 9:30 am | 15 comments | 2728 Views

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Gas rates set to drop in Palo Alto

After seeing their utility bills grow in recent years, Palo Alto's gas customers could finally get a break this year -- a...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Karen, on May 4, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 7 comments | 3187 Views

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Parking concerns central in Lytton Gateway meeting

Downtown North residents voiced concerns about potential parking problems related to the proposed development of the Lytton...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Larry, on May 6, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 9 comments | 4286 Views

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Snafu drops some from rate-increase notification

Some Palo Alto residents who were supposed to receive a 45-day notice of proposed city utilities-rate increases received...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by moi, on May 4, 2012 at 9:44 am | 8 comments | 2115 Views

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Guest Opinion: Even without housing, Gateway offers many benefits

After eight public hearings with few opposing speakers, we believe the Gateway project, a transit-oriented development with...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on May 4, 2012 at 11:46 am | 5 comments | 3027 Views

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Palo Alto plans to take over airport, despite snag

Just as Palo Alto is planning an ambitious takeover of Palo Alto Airport operations from Santa Clara County, the facility...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by resident 1, on Jun 20, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 118 comments | 15332 Views

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Bomb-threat caller sought by Palo Alto police

Three Palo Alto restaurants and one at Stanford received bomb threats by a thickly accented man on May 1, tying up police...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by anon, on May 4, 2012 at 6:25 pm | 2 comments | 2889 Views
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