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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, 4 hours ago | 13 comments | 2443 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, 5 hours ago | 51 comments | 8249 Views

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Guest Opinion: On Castilleja, be careful of what you wish for

If I were a neighbor of Castilleja School, I would be more concerned with the disruption during construction and the added...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Crescent Park Rez, 6 hours ago | 14 comments | 1759 Views

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Planning commissioners kick back Castilleja draft environmental impact report for additions

Finding gaps in the Draft Environmental Impact Report for Castilleja School's planned expansion, Palo Alto's Planning and...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by cmarg, 10 hours ago | 37 comments | 3624 Views

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Residents urge more restrictions on cell antennas in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's rapidly shifting rules for installation of wireless communication equipment changed again on Monday when the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2019
Last comment by Me 2, 14 hours ago | 28 comments | 2618 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 | 194 Views

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Council urged to take tough stance on Edgewood Plaza developer over grocery store

It's been a year and a half since Edgewood Plaza's new grocery store opened for business in Palo Alto, but the city and the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2019
Last comment by Jeremy Robinson, on Aug 17, 2019 at 4:39 pm | 33 comments | 4073 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 | 4369 Views

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Superintendent: School district to use data to solve ongoing issues

Don Austin, Palo Alto school district superintendent, said today his staff will give timely and accurate reports on 12 districtwide...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 17, 2019 at 2:20 pm | 3 comments | 1216 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 | 191 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 | 7819 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 | 4784 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 | 2622 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 | 5840 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 | 1399 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 | 1624 Views

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Palo Alto treads cautiously on expanding Foothills Park access

A fresh effort to expand access to Foothills Park is reopening an old debate, with some residents saying that it's time let...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 8, 2019 at 7:40 am | 104 comments | 8064 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 | 6618 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 | 2648 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 | 6073 Views
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