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Duveneck / St. Francis

Barbara Wolfe and her husband Elliott wanted to settle down after moving around the country for many years, and after one...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jean, on Apr 25, 2014 at 5:56 pm | 3 comments | 3526 Views

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Merrill Newman continued

Not sure why the weekly is not reporting any longer on the Palo Alto resident who is being held captive in North Korea, but...

Original post made by More information on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by ABC 7 news, on Dec 6, 2013 at 6:00 pm | 3 comments | 1198 Views

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California Ave. Concept Plan approval won't come until 2014

Approval of the long-awaited of the California Avenue Concept Plan will be put off until next year, after planning commissioners...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by resident too, on Dec 13, 2013 at 9:03 am | 3 comments | 3439 Views

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Palo Alto committee recommends hotel-tax hike

A ballot measure to raise hotel taxes in Palo Alto on Friday took its biggest leap yet toward this November's ballot, though...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2014
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jan 11, 2014 at 8:56 am | 3 comments | 3435 Views

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Price tapped for National League of Cities committee

Weeks after winning a coveted spot on the county's leading transportation agency, City Councilwoman Gail Price snagged another...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by pat, on Jan 13, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 3 comments | 3192 Views

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Enrollment shortfall, poor planning, sparked Sofia crisis, new president says

Enrollment shortfalls combined with a lack of planning led to the current financial crisis at Sofia University, the school's...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Clusterf---, on Jan 22, 2014 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 6661 Views

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In wake of recent crimes, Palo Alto police may consider public surveillance

The Jan. 23 home-invasion robbery of an elderly Palo Alto couple was the flashpoint for a public meeting that focused on...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Diff'rent Strokes, on Feb 9, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 2795 Views

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El Camino Park latest - LATE 2015!!

El Camino Park was originally scheduled to open by last summer. It is now scheduled to open in late 2015, over 2 years after...

Original post made by Jim H. on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 11, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 3 comments | 1117 Views

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Time to talk to each other school board and council

Two articles in today's front page. 1. Citizens to aid panel in housing shortage http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/2014/03/11/citizens-panel-to-aid-city-in-addressing-housing-...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Agree, on Mar 13, 2014 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 964 Views

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Dysfunctional palo alto

Here is a perfect article which accurately describes the dysfunction in Palo Alto. http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_25472715/diana-diamond-column:-89yearold-man-who-requested-b...

Original post made by Not surprised on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 3, 2014 at 10:25 pm | 3 comments | 901 Views

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Council cautiously optimistic about financial future

Palo Alto's economic recovery may be in full bloom, but city leaders offered plenty of reasons for caution Monday, including...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Breathing their own Exhaust, on Apr 9, 2014 at 1:31 pm | 3 comments | 3509 Views

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Despite sharing best record with Paly, Gunn girls win title

Prep lacrosse The Gunn and Palo Alto girls split their regular-season lacrosse matches in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by Editors, Please fix, on May 12, 2014 at 9:51 pm | 3 comments | 2342 Views

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The Great Developer Giveaway -- Hidden Inurement

When Palo Alto increases the zoning density on a parcell of land, it is a gift of a Public Asset to a private individual,...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by Important Point, on May 26, 2014 at 4:28 pm | 3 comments | 854 Views

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Council finds another way to reduce quallity of life

I am just a resident, I don't have time to investigate and argue this proposed ordinance..however it seems to be another...

Original post made by resident on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on May 29, 2014 at 12:28 am | 3 comments | 877 Views

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Schadenfreude

A small delight this morning just before noon watching all the illegally parked cars being towed. Provided chuckles for...

Original post made by Poster on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jun 16, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 3 comments | 870 Views

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East Palo Alto developers could pay low-income-housing fee

East Palo Alto developers could be required to pay a fee for low-income housing if the City Council approves a staff recommendation...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Archer, on Jul 1, 2014 at 7:10 pm | 3 comments | 3007 Views

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YMCA executive to head Palo Alto nonprofit Abilities United

Charlie Weidanz, longtime head of the Bay Area YMCAs, will take the helm of Palo Alto nonprofit Abilities United, the organization...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 1, 2014 at 9:22 pm | 3 comments | 3795 Views

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Bungled launch

I got a fundraising letter from Nancy Shepherd a week ago, directing interested persons to her website at http://www.reelectnancyshepherd.com. As...

Original post made by Guy_Fawkes on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Guy_Fawkes, on Jul 7, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 3 comments | 833 Views

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Chinese investment in PA real estate about to get a lot smaller.

Change is afoot. The Chinese Govt. didnt mind outflows of Chinese rich peoples money through Hong Kong into real estate when...

Original post made by Noah on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Hope so, on Jul 15, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 3 comments | 1123 Views

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A matter of taste

Architecture, like literature, music and every other art form, has always attracted skirmishes over taste. Past battles,...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Survey Doesn't Say, on Jul 19, 2014 at 1:16 am | 3 comments | 1694 Views
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