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Castilleja plan creates rifts among neighbors

Castilleja School's proposal to expand the campus and enrollment has created a division so deep that there are neighbors...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Old PA neighbor, 9 minutes ago | 8 comments | 531 Views

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ADU Meeting last night

I do not oppose ADU's, but there are problems with Palo Alto's ordinance which were glossed over last night. As the ordinance...

Original post made by pares on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by musical, 11 minutes ago | 3 comments | 42 Views

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Gray injects green into council campaign

Tim Gray's dark-horse candidacy for the Palo Alto City Council received a major boost from a $30,000 contribution that the...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Run, Tim. Run!, 28 minutes ago | 26 comments | 7351 Views

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Palo Alto may ask voters to help pay for new parks

Faced with a limited budget and nearly limitless ambitions for park improvements, Palo Alto officials are considering going...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by put park funds in the budget, 10 hours ago | 47 comments | 3163 Views

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Stop Castilleja Expansion signs

Stop Castilleja Expansion signs are all over Palo Alto asking PACC to Save PA Neighborhoods. Freedom of Speech in action!...

Original post made by Expansion signs on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by I support PNQLNOW.ORG , 11 hours ago | 54 comments | 2584 Views

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Palo Alto charts new path for planned fiber network

Two decades after Palo Alto launched its mission of bringing ultra-high-speed internet to every home, the tortuous path is...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 11 hours ago | 15 comments | 2730 Views

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Many ideas, little consensus on housing crisis

Everyone seems to agree that the housing situation in the Bay Area has reached a crisis -- but what to do about it remains...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by 60 yr Resident, 17 hours ago | 5 comments | 726 Views

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New dewatering facility coming to the Baylands

City officials marked a new beginning Wednesday at the Regional Water Quality Control Plant where work will begin on a new...

Original post made on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by curious , 22 hours ago | 2 comments | 575 Views

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One of two elderly pedestrians struck by vehicle dies

One of two elderly pedestrians who were hit by a car as they crossed the street on May 9 has died, according to the Santa...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by UGH, 23 hours ago | 17 comments | 4785 Views

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City mulls improvements to code enforcement

It's been a busy year in Palo Alto's planning department, which deals the lion's share of the City Council's requests. But...

Original post made on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by Abitarian, on May 24, 2017 at 6:38 pm | 44 comments | 5208 Views

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Community Notebook: Meeting on new accessory-housing rules

Palo Alto Neighborhoods, a group of residents, is hosting an informational night on May 25 about recent changes to the city's...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on May 24, 2017 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 1590 Views

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Embracing tech, but carefully

It's a problem most cities would envy. But job growth in Palo Alto — a regional leader in both technology innovation...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on May 23, 2017 at 7:33 pm | 4 comments | 670 Views

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Driving away from cars

Sometime between now and 2030, Page Mill Road will get new lanes, buses will run with greater frequency along El Camino Real,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on May 23, 2017 at 5:31 pm | 63 comments | 2770 Views

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High-speed rail launches study for Peninsula segment

With plans accelerating for the Bay Area segment of California's high-speed rail line, Palo Alto officials this week called...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on May 22, 2017 at 8:44 am | 43 comments | 5676 Views

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A modest proposal

When Vice Mayor Liz Kniss was campaigning for re-election last fall, one issue towered above all others among residents with...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Anneke, on May 22, 2017 at 8:40 am | 5 comments | 803 Views

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FAA reviewing proposals to reduce airplane noise

The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing more than 100 recommendations that a committee of South Bay legislators...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 22, 2017 at 3:48 am | 17 comments | 2344 Views

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Blown away

Several days a week, Stan and Kiyomi Hutchings relax on their brick-lined backyard patio in Old Palo Alto. They enjoy reading...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Irish2U, on May 21, 2017 at 10:20 pm | 83 comments | 13465 Views

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Stanford eyes undergraduate enrollment increase

Stanford University's new General Use Permit application, submitted to the county on Nov. 21, maps out ambitious expansion...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by LA, on May 21, 2017 at 12:00 pm | 19 comments | 6942 Views

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For Buena Vista residents, joy, relief and a new beginning

Residents of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park gathered in the multipurpose room at Barron Park Elementary School on Thursday...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on May 19, 2017 at 11:07 pm | 3 comments | 1575 Views

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Coming into focus

In his "State of the City" speech on Feb. 8 — a talk normally confined to highlighting the City Council's recent accomplishments...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Linda, on May 19, 2017 at 9:14 pm | 4 comments | 2294 Views
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