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Regional plans for major housing growth up for approval

Elected officials from all nine Bay Area counties are set to vote this week on a road map for sustainable growth in the region...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by mauricio, 2 hours ago | 7 comments | 1063 Views

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Music school faces possible shut-down

For more than a decade, the New Mozart School of Music has helped to Palo Alto's aspiring pianists unleash their inner Wolfgang...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, 8 hours ago | 93 comments | 7809 Views

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Stanford buys homes in College Terrace, raising questions

In order to meet the housing needs of its faculty, Stanford University has stepped up buying single-family homes throughout...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by word, 12 hours ago | 41 comments | 6169 Views

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New affordable-housing project proposed in Ventura

After meeting community opposition in its most recent bid to build an affordable-housing complex in its home town, the nonprofit...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by sunshine, 19 hours ago | 32 comments | 3381 Views

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New charging stations on the way for four Palo Alto garages

Drivers who charge their electric vehicles at Palo Alto's public garages will soon have more stations at their disposal....

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2017
Last comment by Well, 21 hours ago | 11 comments | 1754 Views

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Proposal to change water-leak policy gains traction

Several members of the Utilities Advisory Commission expressed support this week for a new policy that would provide some...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by RobRube, on Jul 24, 2017 at 4:28 pm | 9 comments | 3738 Views

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City cracks down on tenants at First Baptist

After more than two years of providing counseling to Palo Alto teenagers dealing with mental health issues out of an office...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Penny, on Jul 24, 2017 at 11:43 am | 59 comments | 6105 Views

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Guest Opinion: Concerned about nuclear weapons? Here's why you should be

Why does the world need 15,000 nuclear weapons, when just a few will cause physical damage to huge swaths of land and the...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Rainer, on Jul 24, 2017 at 3:52 am | 8 comments | 1901 Views

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Mime Troop is breaking the law - DUH

Has Palo Alto reached a new level of PC behavior. To refuse a permit (or whatever they need) to the San Francisco Mime...

Original post made by Lenore on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Need To Know, on Jul 23, 2017 at 3:52 pm | 3 comments | 194 Views

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M-A's Tonsfeldt makes the right choice in athletics

Kaitlyn Tonsfeldt had been rowing for several months when she had to make an important athletic decision. Would she continue...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2017
Last comment by David Bewicke-Copley, on Jul 23, 2017 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 1416 Views

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Five-story hotel eyed for Su Hong site

The latest hotel proposal on south El Camino Real in Palo Alto calls for a five-story hotel to take over a site currently...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Whymorehotels, on Jul 22, 2017 at 2:35 am | 25 comments | 6664 Views

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Bring back traffic enforcement now, please!

We desperately need a team of officers around to enforce the traffic laws in Palo Alto. The latest insanity has been...

Original post made by Dave Hoffman on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Lori Hobson, on Jul 20, 2017 at 4:52 pm | 40 comments | 1797 Views

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Maybell housing project nears final approval

A long-debated proposal to build 16 homes at a former orchard site on Maybell Avenue could win a key approval Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Lost oportunity, on Jul 20, 2017 at 2:23 pm | 17 comments | 3135 Views

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Guardians of the code

Odds are, you've never shopped at CC Restaurant Supply. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2017/07/14/guardians-of-the-code...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Jul 17, 2017 at 9:25 am | 37 comments | 5861 Views

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Cyclist safety/traffic issue: City should create bike lane on Page Mil between El Camino and Park Blvd

Page Mill is one of few major east-west roads traveled by cyclists headed east from the Foothill/Junipero Sera area. It...

Original post made by Alex on Jul. 16, 2017
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Enforcement reflects the community

More than perhaps any other City Hall program, code enforcement is a custom-built operation that mirrors its community. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Jerry, on Jul 15, 2017 at 9:00 pm | 7 comments | 577 Views

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Plan to add housing, retail on El Camino gets a boost

Palo Alto's effort to chip away at what many in City Hall acknowledge to be a “housing crisis” advanced on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 15, 2017 at 3:35 pm | 31 comments | 3679 Views

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Judge grants Edgewood Plaza developer a break from fines

Sand Hill Property Company won a temporary reprieve in its court battle against the City of Palo Alto on June 27, when a...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 14, 2017 at 2:22 pm | 12 comments | 2326 Views

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Why the bad rap?

James Stephens, hired in early 2016 to augment the city's two-person enforcement team, is gregarious, professional and fluent...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by MoreEnforcement, on Jul 14, 2017 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 522 Views

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Couple celebrates 55 years of RV adventures

Jean and Gary Blackburn are part of an increasing number of road adventurers who have embraced the RV culture. A succession...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Charles T, on Jul 12, 2017 at 6:05 pm | 9 comments | 3457 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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