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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 | 1695 Views

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Palo Alto to bolster emergency medical services

With demand for emergency medical services on the rise, the Palo Alto Fire Department is preparing to add a fourth ambulance...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Jul 24, 2014 at 4:28 pm | 3 comments | 3536 Views

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Palo Alto looks to revise zoning code

The long-awaited overhaul of Palo Alto's land-use bible is expected to stretch until the end of next year, but city officials...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Fitzroy, on Sep 8, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 3 comments | 3178 Views

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Low Water Pressure from Development?

I saw numerous comments online about people in LAH having an increase in pressure a few weeks ago that has remained. We...

Original post made by resident on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by another resident, on Oct 1, 2014 at 4:15 am | 3 comments | 908 Views

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Any contractors who do modular home building in Palo Alto?

Hi, After a lot of research, I have come to conclude that a modular or prefab home is the way to go on my urban Palo Alto...

Original post made by wantmycasa on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 4, 2014 at 6:34 am | 3 comments | 939 Views

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Board of Supervisors approve funding to expand North County homeless services

Unable to secure a new emergency cold-weather shelter to replace a longtime facility that closed earlier this year, the Santa...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 9, 2014 at 11:55 am | 3 comments | 2973 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Updating Comprehensive Plan, protection of historic barn

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Nov. 3. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/10/31/public-agenda-updating-comprehensive-plan-...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 13, 2014 at 6:04 pm | 3 comments | 2240 Views

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Popular city clerk says farewell to Palo Alto

After 15 years and 653 meetings, Palo Alto City Clerk Donna Grider bid her final adieu on Monday night in an emotional ceremony...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Penny Ellson, on Nov 4, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 2889 Views

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Holman, Scharff, DuBois and Filseth secure Palo Alto council seats

In a sweeping victory for critics of recent development trends, Palo Alto voters elected on Tuesday three City Council candidates...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 5, 2014 at 11:42 am | 3 comments | 7097 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>THE COMMISSION OMISSION ... </B>Commission appointments are typically a humdrum topic in Palo Alto, but last week the...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2014
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Dec 1, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 2779 Views

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Three-story building proposed for Olive Garden site

In the latest sign of the construction boom happening around California Avenue, Palo Alto planners are considering a proposal...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2014
Last comment by Long time PA resident, on Dec 3, 2014 at 4:32 pm | 3 comments | 1441 Views

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Los Altos official blasts Palo Alto planning commissioner

Palo Alto planning Commissioner Michael Alcheck is perhaps the city's most strident advocate of growth, but his pro-development...

Original post made by My Nguyen on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by SWE, on Dec 9, 2014 at 11:15 pm | 3 comments | 1346 Views

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Palo Alto to hold summit to develop new growth vision

Palo Alto's frustrating eight-year climb toward adopting a new land-use vision is now heading for a summit -- a community...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Dec 11, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 3 comments | 5688 Views

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New website to predict Palo Alto flooding to debut in January

A new website to predict flooding from local creeks could be available to the public as soon as late January, Len Materman,...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 20, 2014 at 8:06 pm | 3 comments | 4182 Views

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Man arrested after hidden camera found in restroom

Palo Alto police arrested a grocery store employee who allegedly planted a hidden camera in an employee-only restroom, according...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by KP, on Dec 31, 2014 at 12:32 pm | 3 comments | 7661 Views

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useless recycling program

I have the following issues with Palo Alto Green Waste/ recycling 1. Organic kitchen matter, veggie and fruit peels etc,...

Original post made by Joe on Jan. 1, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 2, 2015 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 742 Views

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Staffing shuffle aims to boost Palo Alto Fire Department's medical response

With medical response calls on the rise, the Palo Alto Fire Department last week adjusted its staffing so that every fire...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Ross, on Jan 20, 2015 at 8:16 am | 3 comments | 4164 Views

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Council OKs new bike routes on Churchill and Maybell

Students biking to Palo Alto's two public high schools and southernmost middle school will be getting help with their commutes,...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by parent alum, on Jan 23, 2015 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1829 Views

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what caused the Sunday 2/9/15 power outage?

What caused the power outage on SUnday night 2/9/15? ...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 10, 2015 at 4:40 pm | 3 comments | 761 Views

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Chamber, Weekly announce Tall Tree Awards

Volunteer Fran Codispoti, early childhood education leader Sharon Keplinger, the Stanford Federal Credit Union and nonprofit...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Former Resident of PA, on Feb 27, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 7985 Views
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