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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Embarcadero Road fixes coming

Few road segments in Palo Alto flummox commuters and traffic engineers like the short but bustling stretch of Embarcadero...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by perspectives, 16 minutes ago | 5 comments | 367 Views

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Zipcar pulls up in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto's carless commuters and residents now have their pick from 10 available-for-rent Zipcars, thanks to the car-sharing...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by bry, 1 hour ago | 14 comments | 1274 Views

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Ruling paves the way for Buena Vista's closure

The closure of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park became more imminent Wednesday, when an administrative judge upheld the...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by musical, 1 hour ago | 33 comments | 2227 Views

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Palo Alto commission defends 'planned community' zoning

Despite much community anxiety, Palo Alto's planning commissioners made a case Wednesday for preserving the city's "planned...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by HolmanProblems, 1 hour ago | 27 comments | 1557 Views

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Design contest set to kick off for Palo Alto's new bike bridge

Palo Alto officials agree that the city's new bike bridge over Highway 101 should be a "landmark" structure that showcases...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Keep Trying, 3 hours ago | 54 comments | 3020 Views

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Palo Alto looks to modify traffic signals on Embarcadero Road

Seeking to relieve traffic congestion and respond to years of residents' complaints, Palo Alto is preparing to remove a traffic...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Oldster, 9 hours ago | 76 comments | 5637 Views

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County expands homeless programs while searching for new shelter

Faced with a shortage of beds to accommodate the county's homeless population this coming winter, the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 10 hours ago | 12 comments | 1508 Views

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New nonprofit to manage downtown Palo Alto's traffic problems

From a "satellite lot" on Embarcadero to new garage technologies, Palo Alto officials this month have been busily brainstorming...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Midtown, 11 hours ago | 23 comments | 2328 Views

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Flood of brackish water mosquitoes

We've noticed a flood of brackish water mosquitoes and bites. Anyone else? Did some area of the baylands flood recently...

Original post made by Mosquito Bitten on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Laying blame, 12 hours ago | 5 comments | 123 Views

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Keeping water off the street

In the midst of California's driest year on record -- and $500 fines for sprinkler runoff as of Aug. 1 -- residents with...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Big Drip, 12 hours ago | 3 comments | 725 Views

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Holman cleared by FPPC after 'conflict of interest' claim

Councilwoman Karen Holman did not violate state law when she urged city staff to explore rezoning sites on Arastradero Road...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Sunnytown, 18 hours ago | 71 comments | 2885 Views

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Twelve vie for seats on the Palo Alto council

With the filing period concluding this week, 12 Palo Alto residents have officially entered the race for the five contested...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by citizen, on Aug 27, 2014 at 9:46 pm | 57 comments | 4716 Views

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Buena Vista Mobile Home Park Closure Tentative Decision

Labadie finds that the owner's mitigation is sufficient. From the City's web site: On August 27, 2014 Hearing Officer...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 27, 2014
There are no comments yet. 117 Views

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Historic Professorville home to be lifted and rotated

A century-old house at 221 Kingsley Ave. described as an "anchor" of the historic Professorville neighborhood will be lifted...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by RomShady, on Aug 27, 2014 at 8:55 am | 23 comments | 5428 Views

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Lydia Kou joins Palo Alto's council race

The race for the Palo Alto City Council heated up Tuesday as two more residents declared their intentions to run for a seat...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cindy J, on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:54 pm | 45 comments | 5433 Views

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Mitchell Park Library set to open in the fall

Palo Alto's botched and beleaguered reconstruction of the Mitchell Park Library and Community Center is now set conclude...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 26, 2014 at 9:11 pm | 62 comments | 5574 Views

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Developer drops plan to buy Buena Vista Mobile Home Park

Prometheus Real Estate Group has backed away from its plan to build high-end apartments for tech workers on the site of Buena...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by What, on Aug 26, 2014 at 9:45 am | 74 comments | 6925 Views

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6.0 earthquake rattles Bay Area

A 6.0 earthquake shook Bay Area residents in their beds this morning. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/08/24/60-earthquake-rattles-bay-area...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Aug 26, 2014 at 6:47 am | 26 comments | 11276 Views

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Controversial plan for office building ekes out approval

Despite a chorus of protests from residents, Palo Alto's architectural board on Thursday approved a new three-story building...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Tired of Overdevelopment, on Aug 25, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 41 comments | 4708 Views

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Two familiar faces enter Palo Alto council race

The crowded race for the Palo Alto City Council further expanded Wednesday, when two familiar candidates -- Mark Weiss and...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 25, 2014 at 1:21 pm | 37 comments | 5308 Views
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