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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brutal day of plane noise over North Palo Alto

Today was an exceptionally bad day of plane noise over North Palo Alto. I had 25 planes over my home in 2 hours. That's about...

Original post made by tiredofthenoise on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Alan, 4 hours ago | 87 comments | 1235 Views

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Palo Alto Forward joins opposition to office-space limits

A citizens group that promotes more housing and transportation options in Palo Alto has joined some of the city's largest...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Citizen 7, 5 hours ago | 144 comments | 5205 Views

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A gathering place, again: Formerly derelict Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center finds new life

Bucking the trend of many other mom-and-pop businesses owners who've left town due to rising rents, Steve Stivala, owner...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Sharon, 5 hours ago | 11 comments | 1933 Views

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Stevenson House shakeup boots director, staff

A major shakeup at senior-housing community Stevenson House has resulted in the dismissal of its longtime executive director...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by Nancy Neff, 6 hours ago | 12 comments | 2267 Views

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Palo Alto Library Foundation heads toward final chapter

When a small group of entrepreneurial bibliophiles met in 2001 to discuss ways to fix up Palo Alto's library system, the...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Chao, 7 hours ago | 8 comments | 1394 Views

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In its war on waste, city takes aim at food scraps

A proposal by Palo Alto officials to reduce the amount of trash heading to the landfill could soon bring a new service to...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Question, 8 hours ago | 37 comments | 3428 Views

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City leaders propose neighborhood-liaison program

Seeking to better understand what Palo Alto's neighborhoods need, four members of the City Council hope to appoint a staff...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Counterclockwise, 8 hours ago | 6 comments | 1459 Views

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Editorial: When neighbors object

The Palo Alto City Council made the right call Monday night in upholding the staff approval of a single-family home proposed...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Counterclockwise, 9 hours ago | 19 comments | 3180 Views

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In a certain light: Over the course of a day, Baylands is ever-changing

At the Palo Alto Baylands, the sights and sounds that catch one's attention are as likely to come from above as from below. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by shani kleinhaus, 19 hours ago | 17 comments | 3719 Views

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Guest opinion: Off Deadline — Stanford's John Hennessy takes a peek at Stanford's, and the world's, future

In a rare conversational interview Stanford University President John Hennessy disclosed some "modest" expansion plans and...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Colly, on Feb 28, 2015 at 11:18 pm | 1 comment | 1761 Views

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Man in wheelchair robbed at Palo Alto Caltrain station

A man in a wheelchair was accosted by two men who robbed him at the University Avenue Caltrain station on Feb. 21, just after...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by rick, on Feb 28, 2015 at 3:27 am | 5 comments | 2812 Views

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Shady Lane moves to Menlo Park

After 40 years on University Avenue in Palo Alto, the eclectic Shady Lane gift shop and boutique is moving to a new home...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Lisa Karpinski, on Feb 27, 2015 at 11:25 pm | 24 comments | 3317 Views

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Palo Alto mulls changes to building-height limits

Faced with a stampede of massive new developments, Palo Alto officials are taking a fresh look at the zoning code and considering...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by SimplyNo, on Feb 27, 2015 at 6:32 pm | 84 comments | 10906 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 | 3183 Views

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Rejecting appeal, Palo Alto approves Corina Way home

Despite protests from area residents and land-use watchdogs, Palo Alto officials approved on Monday a two-story home on Corina...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 27, 2015 at 11:33 am | 66 comments | 6385 Views

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net nutrality- city own fiber business is OK now

Finally there is a green light for Palo alto to to compete with the telcos and other Internet providers to commercially offer...

Original post made by net nutrality city own fiber is OK now on Feb. 26, 2015
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Where Will They Go?

If you're wondering why the Buena Vista issue is so vexing for many Palo Altans (and the city council), perhaps take a moment...

Original post made by JackB on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by common sense, on Feb 26, 2015 at 8:22 pm | 15 comments | 488 Views

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Palo Alto set to fix glass shards in California Avenue sidewalks

Responding to citizen complaints about polished glass shards in the new California Avenue sidewalks, Palo Alto is preparing...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 26, 2015 at 7:48 pm | 50 comments | 5246 Views

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Big Data in little city

Graffiti in Palo Alto is a force both subversive and adaptive. It perches on trash cans, hangs off fences, parks on cars...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Curious George!, on Feb 26, 2015 at 1:02 pm | 12 comments | 11216 Views

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Council may OK funds for new waste facility

Palo Alto has a rich history of discord and disagreement when it comes to disposing of the city's organic waste, but if there...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Dave Thompson, on Feb 26, 2015 at 11:58 am | 9 comments | 2909 Views
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Kirk's Steakburgers sold to new owner
By Elena Kadvany | 9 comments | 3,115 views

Eggs and Bacon Walk Into a Bar
By Laura Stec | 6 comments | 1,584 views

Gifts (that are not bought)
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,318 views

Eating v. Exercise: Food Always Wins
By Max Greenberg | 3 comments | 1,224 views

A proposal for Monday Night's Office Cap Discussion
By Steve Levy | 7 comments | 1,136 views