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Permit parking gets green light in Evergreen Park

For workers around California Avenue, the era of free all-day parking on nearby residential streets is about to come to an...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2017
Last comment by Tandymeete, 1 hour ago | 28 comments | 6902 Views

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Maybell housing project nears final approval

A long-debated proposal to build 16 homes at a former orchard site on Maybell Avenue could win a key approval Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Lost oportunity, 1 hour ago | 17 comments | 2617 Views

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Bring back traffic enforcement now, please!

We desperately need a team of officers around to enforce the traffic laws in Palo Alto. The latest insanity has been...

Original post made by Dave Hoffman on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by resident, 1 hour ago | 38 comments | 1472 Views

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Mime Troop is breaking the law - DUH

Has Palo Alto reached a new level of PC behavior. To refuse a permit (or whatever they need) to the San Francisco Mime...

Original post made by Lenore on Jul. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 44 Views

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Five-story hotel eyed for Su Hong site

The latest hotel proposal on south El Camino Real in Palo Alto calls for a five-story hotel to take over a site currently...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Marie, 4 hours ago | 24 comments | 5747 Views

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Music school faces possible shut-down

For more than a decade, the New Mozart School of Music has helped to Palo Alto's aspiring pianists unleash their inner Wolfgang...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by fun, on Jul 19, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 89 comments | 7587 Views

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Proposal to change water-leak policy gains traction

Several members of the Utilities Advisory Commission expressed support this week for a new policy that would provide some...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by myneighbor, on Jul 19, 2017 at 2:01 pm | 8 comments | 1869 Views

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Guardians of the code

Odds are, you've never shopped at CC Restaurant Supply. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2017/07/14/guardians-of-the-code...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Jul 17, 2017 at 9:25 am | 37 comments | 5320 Views

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Cyclist safety/traffic issue: City should create bike lane on Page Mil between El Camino and Park Blvd

Page Mill is one of few major east-west roads traveled by cyclists headed east from the Foothill/Junipero Sera area. It...

Original post made by Alex on Jul. 16, 2017
There are no comments yet. 74 Views

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Enforcement reflects the community

More than perhaps any other City Hall program, code enforcement is a custom-built operation that mirrors its community. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Jerry, on Jul 15, 2017 at 9:00 pm | 7 comments | 456 Views

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Plan to add housing, retail on El Camino gets a boost

Palo Alto's effort to chip away at what many in City Hall acknowledge to be a “housing crisis” advanced on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 15, 2017 at 3:35 pm | 31 comments | 3487 Views

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Judge grants Edgewood Plaza developer a break from fines

Sand Hill Property Company won a temporary reprieve in its court battle against the City of Palo Alto on June 27, when a...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 14, 2017 at 2:22 pm | 12 comments | 2207 Views

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Why the bad rap?

James Stephens, hired in early 2016 to augment the city's two-person enforcement team, is gregarious, professional and fluent...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by MoreEnforcement, on Jul 14, 2017 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 391 Views

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Couple celebrates 55 years of RV adventures

Jean and Gary Blackburn are part of an increasing number of road adventurers who have embraced the RV culture. A succession...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Charles T, on Jul 12, 2017 at 6:05 pm | 9 comments | 3389 Views

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Palo Alto may revise billing policy for water leaks

Palo Alto may revise a decade-long policy that effectively bans the Utility Department from giving credits to customers whose...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by Growling, on Jul 12, 2017 at 9:25 am | 11 comments | 472 Views

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Postal inspector investigates theft of birthday money

The U.S. Postal Service's Office of the Inspector General is investigating a series of thefts of money from mailed birthday...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Crime ring? , on Jul 12, 2017 at 6:12 am | 18 comments | 9976 Views

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Zero Waste - Is Palo Alto Paying Enough Attention?

If I were to claim that Palo Alto could be capable of generating close to zero waste, you would most likely be skeptical....

Original post made by Leon Xia on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by Leon Xia, on Jul 11, 2017 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 207 Views

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Residents frustrated by repeated traffic violations in north Palo Alto

Residents of the Downtown North and Crescent Park neighborhoods in Palo Alto are calling on the city to better enforce 24/7...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2017
Last comment by Me 2, on Jul 11, 2017 at 2:11 pm | 64 comments | 7785 Views

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A new leader for Pacific Art League

Jon Graves, the new executive director of downtown Palo Alto's Pacific Art League, has a background at tech media companies...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2017
Last comment by Jen, on Jul 11, 2017 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 4787 Views

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City blasts 'outrageous' tax

For the past four decades, Palo Alto residents have been paying taxes to a water district without getting a drop of water...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Thomas Busse, on Jul 11, 2017 at 2:08 am | 12 comments | 6433 Views
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