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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood group raises fresh concerns about Hamilton Avenue development

Months after losing an appeal, Palo Alto neighborhood leaders are voicing new concerns about an approved development at 240...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Sep 5, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 37 comments | 6304 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to phase out plating shop

After more than half a century at its location on Hansen Way, Communication & Power Industries will soon be asked to leave...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by License to Poison?, on Oct 10, 2014 at 11:21 pm | 37 comments | 9424 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto brings new approach to old 'parking crisis'

If things go as planned, 2015 will be the year in which Palo Alto residents and workers say farewell to free parking. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Mar 26, 2015 at 2:52 pm | 37 comments | 15501 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents make final plea to save their homes

In a last-ditch push to preserve their homes, hundreds of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents packed into City Hall on...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by resident3, on Apr 15, 2015 at 8:27 pm | 37 comments | 6919 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto changes fee rules to support Buena Vista purchase

After making a pledge in June to contribute $14.5 million toward the preservation of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, the City...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by nai, on Aug 20, 2015 at 8:23 pm | 37 comments | 4452 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council set to revive -- and revise -- contentious zoning tool

After more than a year of hibernation, Palo Alto's most controversial zoning process is preparing to roar back to life. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by imby, on Aug 26, 2015 at 8:13 am | 37 comments | 5240 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents adapt to new food-scrap collection program

Kitchen pails for food scraps made their way to Palo Alto residents in June, and the service collection began July 1. As...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ant Man, on Aug 31, 2015 at 7:07 am | 37 comments | 8164 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bikes on the California Avenue underpass

I am concerned about people riding their bikes on the underpass that goes under the rail tracks at the California Avenue...

Original post made by Graciela Spivak on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Sep 4, 2015 at 8:56 pm | 37 comments | 1998 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail may launch first in Silicon Valley

California's high-speed rail system would make its debut in the Bay Area, with bullet trains whisking passengers between...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Jessica , on Apr 30, 2016 at 11:15 pm | 37 comments | 8206 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposal: three new bike routes, 266 fewer parking spots

A proposal to greatly expand Palo Alto's network of bike boulevards would bring new traffic circles, "sharrow" road markings,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by bikes, on Apr 21, 2016 at 8:00 am | 37 comments | 5936 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With redevelopment looming, businesses prepare to leave

When August comes to a close, it will spell the end of an era for the roughly two dozen Palo Alto businesses that have been...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by BalancedCarefulConsideration, on Jul 22, 2016 at 10:22 am | 37 comments | 11285 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Unhealthy racket: Support city efforts to quiet our skies

In a series of open meetings throughout spring and summer, the Select Committee on South Bay Arrivals met with Federal Aviation...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Nextgen rollout, on Sep 1, 2016 at 5:52 pm | 37 comments | 6715 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain collides with truck, halting service

A collision between a Caltrain train and a truck has halted all train service in south Palo Alto late Monday afternoon. The...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Leslie, on Sep 23, 2016 at 2:13 am | 37 comments | 10643 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Businesses slam downtown parking proposal

As Palo Alto prepares to adopt new parking restrictions on downtown's residential streets, a growing crowd of dentists, merchants,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by Midtown, on Feb 24, 2017 at 10:36 pm | 37 comments | 8619 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to 'dig deep' on new Cal Ave garage

Spurred by impassioned pleas from California Avenue merchants, the City Council agreed on Monday night to dramatically increase...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, on Apr 7, 2017 at 11:53 pm | 37 comments | 7893 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto voters approve stormwater fee increase

Palo Alto's bid to raise stormwater fees to fund 13 projects cruised to victory Wednesday, with nearly two-thirds of the...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Apr 14, 2017 at 8:28 pm | 37 comments | 3496 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With a new look, golf course set for fall reopening

It took a few years to get past the permitting hazards, but the reconstruction of Palo Alto's municipal golf course in the...

Original post made on May. 29, 2017
Last comment by Marlene Glez., on Jun 14, 2017 at 12:51 pm | 37 comments | 5256 Views

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El Camino plan offers hope to Palo Alto's housing advocates

With a mix of hope and anxiety, the Palo Alto City Council welcomed on Monday a proposal to bring 61 units of affordable...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by hope this helps, on Sep 1, 2017 at 4:16 pm | 37 comments | 4134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Popular JLS Middle School teacher dies

Students at JLS Middle School learned Thursday of the loss of Stephen Carothers, a teacher at the school since 1991. Read...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sadaf, on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 37 comments | 6761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New student-info system coming to schools

A new data system to track students' grades, discipline records and household information will be in place throughout the...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Time to Grow Up, on Jan 7, 2011 at 11:39 am | 37 comments | 3600 Views
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