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Members of Page Mill YMCA look to city for help

Calling the proposed closure of the Page Mill YMCA a colossal loss for the Palo Alto community, patrons of the gym on Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Sea=Seelam, on Aug 21, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 78 comments | 26579 Views

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Yahoo's Marissa Mayer buys funeral-home property

Palo Alto's oldest funeral home is closing its doors on Oct. 31, and the property's new owner is Yahoo Chief Executive Officer...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by resident 1, on Jan 27, 2015 at 10:11 pm | 77 comments | 116364 Views

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Hundreds attend vigil for Christine Blasey Ford

Hundreds of people joined a candlelight vigil on Sunday in support of Christine Blasey Ford, a Palo Alto resident whose sexual...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 27, 2018 at 5:59 pm | 77 comments | 12431 Views

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$40.4M deal saves Buena Vista mobile homes

Nearly 4.5 years after announcing plans to close the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto, the Jisser family has agreed...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Fan of local students & families, on May 20, 2017 at 3:33 pm | 77 comments | 20158 Views

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Shooting was 'unjust,' say parents of man killed by police

The father of William David Raff, the man fatally shot by Palo Alto police on Christmas night, said his only child had a...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 10, 2016 at 8:57 am | 77 comments | 12167 Views

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Mark Hurd "resigns" as CEO of HP after sexual harassment investigation

Official press release from HP: http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/home/permalink/?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20100806005894&newsLang=en...

Original post made by sexual harassment on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 12, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 77 comments | 13385 Views

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Editorial: Enact vehicle-dwelling ban

Compassion and support for the downtrodden has always been an important part of the Palo Alto culture, but city leaders have...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 5, 2013 at 10:30 pm | 77 comments | 7874 Views

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Community to Kavanaugh accuser: 'We are here, and we have your back'

Local residents, friends and strangers have rallied around Christine Blasey Ford, who has publicly accused Supreme Court...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by Midtown102, on Sep 28, 2018 at 11:27 am | 76 comments | 14800 Views

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Guest Opinion: We need COVID-19 herd immunity

For COVID-19 to become history, herd immunity has to be reached, or extensive testing and a potent antiviral medicine have...

Original post made on May. 8, 2020
Last comment by C, on Jul 8, 2020 at 9:40 pm | 76 comments | 10330 Views

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Palo Alto strikes down car-camping ban

Acknowledging a shift in the legal landscape, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday night to repeal the city's controversial...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Nov 20, 2014 at 6:42 pm | 76 comments | 24913 Views

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Andronico's offers to move into Edgewood

Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center could soon have a new grocer in the form of Andronico's Community Markets, according to center...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 12, 2016 at 3:24 pm | 76 comments | 10819 Views

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Greg Tanaka, Palo Alto's leading fiscal hawk, seeks another four years on City Council

Greg Tanaka, a tech CEO who over the past four years has established himself as the City Council's most vocal fiscal hawk,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 26, 2020 at 8:08 am | 75 comments | 9507 Views

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Architecture board member resigns after clay pot dispute

The video footage is both clear and ambiguous: A woman slowly walks up to the front porch of a neighbor's house, looks around,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by Alphonso, on Feb 22, 2015 at 8:15 pm | 75 comments | 22250 Views

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Palo Alto slammed for lack of transparency on Arrillaga proposals

Palo Alto officials circumvented the public process and ignored the city's own policies about leasing of public land when...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Abitarian, on Sep 23, 2017 at 6:23 pm | 75 comments | 15030 Views

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Castilleja's ambitious development plan would create significant traffic woes

With project plans still winding their way through the Palo Alto process, the school is entering a critical phase of the...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
Last comment by OPA, on Sep 4, 2019 at 10:21 pm | 73 comments | 10454 Views

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Original post made on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 25, 2007 at 1:56 pm | 73 comments | 7570 Views

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El Camino bus-lane trial wins committee's backing

A controversial proposal to create dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real gained a major boost Wednesday when a committee...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by Not a NIMBY, on Jan 2, 2016 at 8:36 pm | 73 comments | 7229 Views

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Palo Alto looks to spur affordable housing

Seeking to halt the city's transformation into an enclave for the super-rich, Palo Alto officials set their sights Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Mar 27, 2016 at 7:13 pm | 73 comments | 10091 Views

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Church to host forum on vehicle dwelling

Palo Alto's controversial proposal to bar people from sleeping in vehicles will be the subject of a community meeting tonight...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Rich, on Oct 21, 2011 at 10:16 pm | 73 comments | 7975 Views

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Plan to fix Page Mill Road takes another twist

A proposal by Santa Clara County to add two driving lanes on a congested segment of Page Mill Road hit a speedbump in Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by bjd, on Nov 20, 2015 at 12:19 pm | 73 comments | 11790 Views
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