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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents: Palo Alto bike plan needs education along with new safety measures

Four planned bicycle boulevards in Palo Alto could have roundabouts, speed humps and other raised surfaces and roadway markings...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Apr 7, 2016 at 8:43 pm | 36 comments | 6166 Views

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Parents say robot knocked down child

The parents of a 17-month-old boy say a Stanford Shopping Center security robot knocked down their son and ran over his foot...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Got Message?, on Jul 14, 2016 at 11:47 pm | 36 comments | 16418 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

REDUCE Aircraft Noise - Meeting with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) - Thursday Sept 29, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Palo Alto and Neighboring Communities, If you are concerned with the alarming increase in aircraft noise over our communities,...

Original post made by Sky Posse Palo Alto on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by SFO dumping ground, on May 6, 2017 at 9:20 am | 36 comments | 1921 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For carbon-reduction plan, Palo Alto leans on electric vehicles

The goal is clear: an 80 percent reduction in carbon emissions by 2030. Palo Alto's path to getting there, however, is anything...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by Ed, on Dec 16, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 36 comments | 5514 Views

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Palo Alto hopes to speed up deployment of self-driving cars

Should the streets of Palo Alto become the newest testing ground for self-driving cars? For several members of the City Council,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2016
Last comment by Me 2, on Jan 15, 2017 at 2:31 am | 36 comments | 13430 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lane reduction eyed for stretch of Middlefield Road

After years of collisions, congestion and complaints, a bustling, three-block stretch of Middlefield Road near the Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 19, 2017 at 6:12 am | 36 comments | 10983 Views

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Deputy fire chief sues city of Palo Alto

Catherine Capriles, Palo Alto's deputy fire chief, is suing the city for an unlimited amount of money and seeks a writ of...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Retired and Gald, on Oct 16, 2017 at 7:46 pm | 36 comments | 16915 Views

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Palo Alto to poll for November tax measure

As rising construction costs continue to imperil Palo Alto's infrastructure plans, city officials are preparing to ask the...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on Mar 24, 2018 at 10:27 am | 36 comments | 6056 Views

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Tom DuBois seeks second term

Palo Alto City Councilman Tom DuBois, who over the past four years has established himself as a critic of commercial development...

Original post made on May. 30, 2018
Last comment by @Mark Weiss, on Jul 29, 2018 at 8:18 am | 36 comments | 6862 Views

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Palo Alto to explore new laws to protect renters

Fresh off adopting an emergency law that offers relocation assistance to low-income tenants facing eviction, the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2018
Last comment by Me 2, on Sep 10, 2018 at 8:50 pm | 36 comments | 7880 Views

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Transportation management pilot planned for California Avenue area

To broaden its work to control Palo Alto's traffic and parking woes, the Palo Alto Transportation Management Association...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2018
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Sep 26, 2018 at 11:28 pm | 36 comments | 10498 Views

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Rail/Road Grade Separation Public Mtg Tonight 11/28 6-8pm

The city is on track to put the city and everyone inside it into debt by about $700M to $1.4B+. Is your household prepared...

Original post made by Cedric de La Beaujardiere on Nov. 28, 2018
Last comment by musical, on Dec 1, 2018 at 7:06 pm | 36 comments | 1851 Views

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Afternoon power outage affects nearly 5,000 Palo Alto Utilities customers

A power outage has put nearly 5,000 Palo Alto Utilities without electricity this afternoon in the southern section of the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2019
Last comment by Zhang Zhou, on Jun 12, 2019 at 1:36 pm | 36 comments | 12494 Views

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Palo Alto looks to sell, treat — and possibly ask people to drink — wastewater

In an effort that could loosen the spigot on recycling water in the region, Palo Alto and Santa Clara Valley Water are exploring...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 24, 2019 at 9:01 pm | 36 comments | 8348 Views

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Study: If Churchill intersection is closed, road improvements could mostly handle increased traffic

With Palo Alto debating a contentious proposal to close Churchill Avenue to traffic near the railroad tracks, critics ask:...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2020
Last comment by Much Ado, on Jan 15, 2020 at 6:10 pm | 36 comments | 9306 Views

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Palo Alto asserts housing growth mandate is a recipe for 'failure'

Faced with a mandate to plan for 10,000 new housing units, Palo Alto officials vowed early Tuesday morning to lodge a protest,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 22, 2020 at 5:16 pm | 36 comments | 11768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our Town: After the Mandarin debate

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Original post made on Jun. 20, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 29, 2007 at 9:22 pm | 36 comments | 12410 Views

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Is It Time To Consider Physically Separated Bicycle Lanes in Palo Alto?

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Original post made by Winslow Arbenaugh on Nov. 5, 2007
Last comment by Driver, on Nov 15, 2007 at 9:07 am | 36 comments | 5972 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools soar on state rankings

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Original post made on May. 21, 2008
Last comment by Seth, on Jun 3, 2008 at 10:41 am | 36 comments | 5913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto student survey mostly positive

The great majority of high school students don't use drugs or alcohol and more than two-thirds of middle school students...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 4, 2009 at 9:05 am | 36 comments | 4201 Views
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