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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Longtime Palo Alto free lunch, dinner program for the needy ends

Homeless people who have been eating free lunches and dinners through the Breaking Bread program in Palo Alto now have to...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2019
Last comment by Heartless Soul, on Aug 21, 2019 at 12:35 pm | 12 comments | 6638 Views

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Small retailers in limbo at Hotel California building

Only two retailers that remain in the Hotel California building in Palo Alto's California Avenue shopping district may need...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Edgewiid, on Aug 18, 2019 at 11:01 pm | 13 comments | 3989 Views

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Spurned by the FAA, city mulls suit over airplane noise

Frustrated by the Federal Aviation Administration persistent failure to address local concerns about airplane noise, Palo...

Original post made on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by traffic jam, on Aug 18, 2019 at 10:09 pm | 51 comments | 9288 Views

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Letters to the editor

100% against Castilleja expansion Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2019/08/16/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2019
Last comment by Neighbor , on Aug 17, 2019 at 5:17 pm | 1 comment | 476 Views

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Stanford fires back at county over new housing requirements

Stanford University pushed back this week against Santa Clara County's proposed housing requirements as part of Stanford's...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by Kim Suz, on Aug 17, 2019 at 4:37 pm | 20 comments | 4646 Views

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Nostalgia - Reflective or Restorative

Happened to be watching Instinct last night and one of the characters talked about the two types of Nostalgia, Reflective...

Original post made by marc665 on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by in the present, on Aug 16, 2019 at 8:46 pm | 6 comments | 285 Views

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Condominium project tests the limit of Palo Alto's new housing law

Encouraged by the Palo Alto City Council's newfound appetite for housing along San Antonio Road, a local developer is moving...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2019
Last comment by Allen Akin, on Aug 15, 2019 at 10:13 pm | 28 comments | 8829 Views

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Neighbors brace for battle over Castilleja's growth plan

As Palo Alto prepares to hold its first public hearing next week on Castilleja School's ambitious plan to rebuild its campus,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by Wolfy, on Aug 15, 2019 at 6:25 pm | 41 comments | 5353 Views

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Major crimes dip, but citations rise: Annual report reflects changes in Police Department

Following a two-week period of intense public scrutiny, Palo Alto Police Department released on Tuesday its 2018 Annual Report,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 15, 2019 at 4:21 pm | 14 comments | 3031 Views

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Palo Alto veers away from lawsuit against Federal Aviation Administration

Despite rising community frustrations about airplane noise, the Palo Alto City Council decided Monday night not to launch...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 11, 2019 at 11:23 am | 124 comments | 6322 Views

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Community activist Stephanie Munoz dies at 86

Stephanie Munoz, one of Palo Alto's staunchest and most passionate advocates for the less fortunate, died on Aug. 1, city...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 9, 2019 at 5:17 pm | 1 comment | 1657 Views

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New rules could force hospitals to publish prices negotiated with insurers

Federal regulators want to give patients a clearer picture of what they will spend during a hospital visit, with a more accurate...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 9, 2019 at 1:25 pm | 4 comments | 2094 Views

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20,000 businesses in Palo Alto — or 3,000? Consultant didn't find the other 17,000

Despite vowing to reform its beleaguered business-registry program and hiring a consultant to lead the effort last year,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 7, 2019 at 7:27 pm | 28 comments | 7001 Views

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Redevelopment of Compadres site wins final approval

A proposal to build a mixed-use development with 17 condominiums at the site of the former Compadres restaurant received...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 7, 2019 at 8:23 am | 2 comments | 3032 Views

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Rate hikes push Palo Alto's utility bills over the $300 mark

Fueled by rising transmission costs and a hot construction market, residential utility bills in Palo Alto now add up to more...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2019
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 5, 2019 at 3:34 pm | 25 comments | 6575 Views

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Google announces $50 million loan for housing growth

As the first piece of their $1 billion housing pledge, Google executives have announced the tech giant will invest $50 million...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 1, 2019 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 2184 Views

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Hot construction market stalls fire station project in Palo Alto

A sizzling construction market has dampened Palo Alto's effort to replace the Rinconada Park fire station, which is now slated...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 27, 2019 at 9:23 pm | 30 comments | 5768 Views

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High Speed Rail / Caltrain blended plans are not acceptable

Palo Alto and other City councils on the Peninsula should take notice of what took place at the July 23rd Millbrae council...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jul. 27, 2019
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New 'inclusive' playground planned for Rinconada Park

When Palo Alto opened its first Magical Bridge playground in Mitchell Park four years ago, it was widely acclaimed for featuring...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2019
Last comment by Wishful thinking, on Jul 24, 2019 at 2:36 pm | 4 comments | 2776 Views

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Palo Alto hires new chief transportation officer, taps new fire chief

Philip Kamhi, who had previously managed Palo Alto's parking programs, will return to City Hall to head the new Office of...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2019
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 23, 2019 at 9:43 am | 19 comments | 3474 Views
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