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Candidate pool grows in Palo Alto council race

The pool of candidates for Palo Alto's City Council race may soon widen, with seven residents recently pulling candidacy...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by gf, 26 minutes ago | 46 comments | 2703 Views

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Residents in cottages feel the big-house squeeze

For more than 30 years, Crescent Park resident Marni Barnes has lived in a 1940s bungalow that is part of a cluster of four...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by EMS, 46 minutes ago | 45 comments | 6221 Views

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Arthur Keller enters Council race in Palo Alto

Arthur Keller, a former Palo Alto planning commissioner with a long record of scrutinizing new developments, challenging...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Resident, 1 hour ago | 39 comments | 1874 Views

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Plan to hike fees for developers raises concerns

A proposal in Palo Alto to sharply spike the fees that developers would have to pay to support affordable housing faced significant...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by TrueColors, 2 hours ago | 21 comments | 2194 Views

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What to expect when Google Fiber comes to town

Google Fiber has been hailed by many observers as a much-needed shake-up for the local telecommunications market. But to...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Mary, 3 hours ago | 42 comments | 7590 Views

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Shoreline Noise - does anyone care any more?

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Original post made by Deborah on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by Revolving around palo alto, 3 hours ago | 40 comments | 9907 Views

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The education innovator

Revolutionary change in public education is rare. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/07/08/the-education-innovator...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Chris Reed, on Jul 29, 2016 at 2:19 pm | 5 comments | 4491 Views

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Caltrain swaps out old cars for larger ones to avoid overcrowding

Starting today, Caltrain will be replacing some of its trains with larger trains capable of accommodating more passengers,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Wishing Won't Make It So, BUT...., on Jul 29, 2016 at 1:47 pm | 15 comments | 4330 Views

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City hopes to preserve Palo Alto Square theater

Two efforts -- one relying on grassroots democracy and the other rooted in the zoning code -- have emerged to try to save...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Jul 29, 2016 at 11:29 am | 28 comments | 5840 Views

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Palo Alto cautious about encouraging second-dwelling units

For some in Palo Alto, "second-dwelling units" represent one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways for addressing the...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 29, 2016 at 7:13 am | 19 comments | 3368 Views

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To get more affordable housing, city may charge developers stiff fees

In their latest attempt to address the city's worsening housing crisis, Palo Alto officials are preparing to sharply raise...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by cornwall, on Jul 29, 2016 at 2:17 am | 51 comments | 5907 Views

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Cinemark to close Palo Alto Square theater

Another cultural treasure in Palo Alto will flicker out of existence in August, when CinéArts at Palo Alto Square shuts...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 29, 2016 at 12:26 am | 74 comments | 12451 Views

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Visa to open new campus in Palo Alto

Credit card company Visa Inc. plans to open a new facility in Palo Alto's California Avenue Business District in November,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Kickbacks?, on Jul 29, 2016 at 12:19 am | 24 comments | 8600 Views

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Hotel California rooms to be reserved for affordable housing

Hotel California will be converted next month into an apartment complex for low-income residents -- a project that will bring...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Midtown, on Jul 28, 2016 at 11:14 am | 14 comments | 4356 Views

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Housing eyed at Page Mill and El Camino

After seeing its initial bid rebuffed by Palo Alto officials, the development team looking to construct a four-story building...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by City That Hates Its Residents, on Jul 27, 2016 at 1:06 pm | 49 comments | 6426 Views

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Editorial: Facebook's big expansion

A diverse parade of nonprofit, union and civic leaders turned out Tuesday night to a meeting of the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 26, 2016 at 6:26 pm | 19 comments | 2373 Views

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Foothills fire station debate reignites

For the past three decades, the seasonal fire station at Foothills Park has served as an insurance policy of sorts for the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Nutzola, on Jul 26, 2016 at 6:09 pm | 34 comments | 4286 Views

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Kniss to run for fresh term on City Council

Palo Alto Councilwoman Liz Kniss, a two-time mayor whose political resume includes stints on the city's school board, the...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Big Question, on Jul 26, 2016 at 12:27 pm | 31 comments | 2772 Views

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Seniors oppose 'ugly, depressing' new colors at apartments

More than 25 seniors and disabled residents have launched a petition against a new color scheme at their apartment building,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Uschi, on Jul 25, 2016 at 11:23 am | 41 comments | 7219 Views

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Outage left nearly 5,000 customers without power

An early morning power blackout struck thousands of Palo Alto residents on Saturday and lasted several hours, a Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by Engineer, on Jul 24, 2016 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 1682 Views
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