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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Narrower lanes on Middlefield Road could slow traffic, improve safety

Middlefield Road in Palo Alto is scheduled for some updates that officials hope will improve safety around Jordan Middle...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Tired of Waiting, 1 hour ago | 24 comments | 1901 Views

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Editorial: A bittersweet outcome

Like many decisions that come after much community angst, Tuesday night's final approval of 16 single-family homes on a 2.5-acre...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, 1 hour ago | 18 comments | 1434 Views

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Avenidas unveils revised expansion plan

The senior services agency Avenidas last month unveiled a revised expansion plan for its downtown Palo Alto senior center...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Norman Beamer, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 1034 Views

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Maybell housing development wins approval

A former orchard on Maybell Avenue that three years ago was at the center of a citizen revolt in Palo Alto will soon be the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, 3 hours ago | 39 comments | 6457 Views

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Three Tesla employees die in plane crash

Tesla Motors of Palo Alto confirmed today that three of its employees were killed in a small-plane crash in East Palo Alto....

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by BreinTrans LLC, 9 hours ago | 3 comments | 2557 Views

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At 50, Stevenson House gets major overhaul

Residents temporarily relocated from their apartments at Stevenson House have moved back into the affordable senior-living...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
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Palo Alto eyes new ways to manage storm water

For decades, Palo Alto's storm drains have functioned like hidden highways, ferrying water away from local streets and into...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by resident 1, 11 hours ago | 11 comments | 2391 Views

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Extreme Airplane Noise

The level of airplane noise was truly excessive tonight. In the hour from 10-11pm, I counted more than 20 extremely loud...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by NotAYuppy, on Jun 30, 2016 at 2:24 am | 45 comments | 1205 Views

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Palo Alto council backs plan to preserve Buena Vista

An effort to save Palo Alto's only mobile-home park from redevelopment took a critical step forward Monday night, when the...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 29, 2016 at 11:10 pm | 55 comments | 3847 Views

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Testing finds TCE under some College Terrace homes

A cancer-causing chemical found at Stanford's University Terrace housing development, which officials claim has not spread...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by college terrace resident, on Jun 29, 2016 at 7:31 am | 6 comments | 6158 Views

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Correct me if I'm wrong

To: The Palo Alto City Council Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/06/24/guest-opinion-correct-me-if-im-wrong...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 28, 2016 at 9:18 pm | 15 comments | 3219 Views

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Palo Alto drops plan for November tax measure

A drive to place a tax measure on the November ballot in Palo Alto screeched to a halt on Monday night, when the City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Klattu, on Jun 28, 2016 at 6:46 pm | 16 comments | 3493 Views

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Postal worker taken to hospital after allegedly making threats

A postal worker was placed on a psychiatric hold at the East Bayshore Road post office in East Palo Alto early Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jun 28, 2016 at 6:33 pm | 11 comments | 9835 Views

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Revamp of Baylands golf course to start, finally

It's not the sand traps, the bunkers or the soil mounds at the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course that have been causing headaches...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Teddie, on Jun 28, 2016 at 5:33 pm | 8 comments | 3247 Views

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Palo Alto scores victory in federal ruling on Buena Vista

The owner of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park suffered a defeat in federal court Friday when a judge dismissed his lawsuit...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 28, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 21 comments | 6782 Views

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Resident appeal seeks to nix downtown Palo Alto development

A proposal to construct a three-story building next to a historic home on Lytton Avenue in downtown Palo Alto is facing resistance,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by onewhoknows, on Jun 28, 2016 at 10:24 am | 11 comments | 2518 Views

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Editorial: Tax measure rushed and ill-advised

Palo Alto City Council members are right to worry about political fall-out from the ever-worsening traffic congestion around...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 28, 2016 at 6:48 am | 28 comments | 2384 Views

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Palo Alto prepares to vote on new business tax

Palo Alto businesses would have to pay a tax based on how many workers they employ and that money would pay for transportation...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2016
Last comment by Resident , on Jun 27, 2016 at 11:57 pm | 8 comments | 1898 Views

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Editorial: Saving Buena Vista

Intense and persistent efforts over the last year by Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian to put together a financial...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Cleo's mom, on Jun 27, 2016 at 11:12 pm | 61 comments | 4091 Views

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Supervisors back Buena Vista plan

A proposal to buy and save Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park scored its first victory Tuesday when the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 27, 2016 at 4:29 pm | 77 comments | 3940 Views
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