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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 j, 2 hours ago | 96 comments | 2759 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 Look for yourself, 3 hours ago | 65 comments | 5942 Views

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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 CrescentParkAnon., 5 hours ago | 65 comments | 977 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
There are no comments yet. 27 Views

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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, 8 hours ago | 15 comments | 460 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 DyanB, 9 hours ago | 23 comments | 3171 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, 9 hours ago | 50 comments | 5168 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!, 16 hours ago | 12 comments | 10945 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, 17 hours ago | 9 comments | 2895 Views

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Has there been any write-up of the "Love your city" event last Friday?

I was unable to attend but am interested in what transpired. Can anyone please point me toward anything written about it?...

Original post made by Can\'t find the info on Feb. 26, 2015
There are no comments yet. 37 Views

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Concerns over PA Housing Corp

The Weekly should consider its past biases that caused the overlooking of the FACTS and evidence it was provided for those...

Original post made by neighbor on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by @neighbor- from village fool, "The Weekly should consider its past biases...rather than deleting.., 20 hours ago | 2 comments | 95 Views

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Kids health benefit from underground power lines (instead of overhead poles).

Read an PA online article about the debate of putting powerlines undergraound: http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18185 Thanks...

Original post made by Tina on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Derek , on Feb 25, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 5 comments | 5151 Views

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Palo Alto pledges $8M to preserve Buena Vista

With the fate of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park still up the air, Palo Alto's city manager announced on Friday that he will...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by jerry99, on Feb 25, 2015 at 2:25 pm | 65 comments | 5415 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 Carla, on Feb 25, 2015 at 10:43 am | 3 comments | 2649 Views

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Woman injured by train in Palo Alto

A woman struck by a northbound train at the Palo Alto Caltrain station on University Avenue this morning is still alive and...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 24, 2015 at 4:50 pm | 7 comments | 1196 Views

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Palo Alto seeks to clarify rules for unsolicited offers for public land

In Palo Alto's latest effort to address a June 2014 Grand Jury report that slammed the city for lack of transparency on developer...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 24, 2015 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 1213 Views

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Palo Alto joins push toward divestment from fossil fuel

Spurred by concerns about climate change and a grassroots push from Palo Alto's faith community, the City Council enthusiastically...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 24, 2015 at 11:09 am | 33 comments | 2825 Views

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Commission approves first public art in private development

Innovation. Technology. Sustainability. These were the buzzwords at Palo Alto's Public Arts Commission meeting on Thursday,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by eileen stolee, on Feb 23, 2015 at 11:25 pm | 7 comments | 4774 Views

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Four-story building approved for Shady Lane site

In the latest sign of downtown Palo Alto's sizzling office boom, the city approved on Thursday a proposal to build a four-story...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Ben, on Feb 23, 2015 at 8:22 pm | 14 comments | 1891 Views

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Silicon Valley 'hot and getting hotter' -- yet with huge inequities

Silicon Valley is doing better than ever economically, and this time it's no bubble, Russell Hancock, president and CEO of...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by PhDWoman, on Feb 23, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 38 comments | 6142 Views
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