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Residents give yellow light to Cal. Ave. plan

A city vision to revitalize California Avenue in Palo Alto was met Thursday evening with both vocal opposition about changing...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Larry, on Sep 29, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 42 comments | 3333 Views

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Facebook looking for new home in Menlo Park?

Social-networking behemoth Facebook is hoping to connect with larger digs, and Menlo Park's Oracle campus is one of several...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Cynthia, on Dec 4, 2010 at 10:57 pm | 42 comments | 4019 Views

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Plan for 'gateway' building in downtown Palo Alto moves ahead

Palo Alto's latest downtown project seeks to accomplish two things: blend seamlessly into the bustling, tech-savvy environment...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by YIMBY, on Apr 1, 2011 at 9:25 am | 42 comments | 6290 Views

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Simitian's green-energy bill clears Legislature

A proposal by Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, to require California utilities to obtain a greater share of their electricity...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by fireman aj, on Apr 1, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 42 comments | 2334 Views

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Day-care center fights hospital expansion

Stanford University Medical Center officials scored a major victory two weeks ago, when Palo Alto approved a dramatic expansion...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by Just another guy in the crowd, on Jun 23, 2011 at 12:44 am | 42 comments | 3040 Views

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Controversial condo proposal suffers setback

For more than five years, Harold Hohbach's bid to place a three-story building on the corner of Page Mill Road and Park Boulevard...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Too much traffic, on Sep 5, 2011 at 1:26 pm | 42 comments | 3294 Views

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East Palo Alto girl, 6, killed on her way to school

A 6-year-old girl was killed Wednesday morning (Sept. 28), the second traffic fatality in less than three hours within a...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by reckless drivers, on Sep 30, 2011 at 7:16 pm | 42 comments | 4373 Views

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City looks to downsize massive Page Mill Road proposal

An expansive plan to build two office buildings, an apartment complex and a highly coveted public-safety building near California...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Mary, on Sep 19, 2012 at 11:43 pm | 42 comments | 6889 Views

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Stanford Cat Network co-founder's home burns, 100 cats perish

The president of Stanford Cat Network narrowly escaped a house fire that gutted her home and killed nearly 100 cats in the...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Aug 21, 2013 at 10:04 am | 42 comments | 28560 Views

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Palo Alto caps office development

Palo Alto on Monday night took its most aggressive and polarizing step yet toward curbing the rapid pace of growth when it...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Sep 24, 2015 at 5:03 pm | 42 comments | 9711 Views

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Palo Alto eyes higher speed limits at busy roadways

Can higher speed limits slow down drivers on some of Palo Alto's busiest arteries? The idea may sound counterintuitive, if...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2016
Last comment by SEA_SEELAM REDDY, on Nov 22, 2016 at 6:22 pm | 42 comments | 8272 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mortgage crisis hits even affluent Palo Altans

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Original post made on Aug. 10, 2007
Last comment by R Wray, on Aug 17, 2007 at 9:03 am | 41 comments | 7294 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 Concerts, on Jul 30, 2016 at 5:48 pm | 41 comments | 11282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College counselors hurtful, Gunn grads say

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Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Joana Mandoli, on Jul 24, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 41 comments | 6495 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The battle for better libraries

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Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by anti-pam, on Oct 21, 2008 at 9:38 am | 41 comments | 2889 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Does Town Square REALLY Need More Rules??

Steve Levy recently a new thread asserting the desirability of "New Rules for Town Square". Levy wants more censoring of...

Original post made by Anna on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by rick, on Jun 17, 2009 at 7:52 am | 41 comments | 3352 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judge issues split ruling on high-speed rail

A Sacramento judge ruled Wednesday that the state agency charged with building a high-speed rail line from San Francisco...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by CC, on Dec 4, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 41 comments | 3269 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council kicks back Downtown Library plan

A divided Palo Alto City Council early Tuesday voted to send back key elements of the redesigned Downtown Library for "further...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by larger collection, on Sep 18, 2009 at 1:03 pm | 41 comments | 2920 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Widow maker' tree limb nearly hits resident

A large tree limb from an aged eucalyptus tree nearly struck a Crescent Park resident and has sparked a debate about the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Widow Maker Defined, on Mar 10, 2010 at 8:35 pm | 41 comments | 10708 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report spreads blame for Cal Ave tree debacle

A confidential personnel report cites multiple errors by several city staff members for a failure in public outreach in the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:27 am | 41 comments | 6507 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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