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Palo Alto aligns itself against 'one-size-fits-all' housing bills

Responding to a flurry of housing bills moving through Sacramento, Palo Alto's elected leaders took a stance on Monday night...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2019
Last comment by Have Your Cake & Eat It Too!, on Apr 30, 2019 at 6:08 pm | 100 comments | 10785 Views

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Palo Altans protest at Bank of America

Outraged over job losses and corporate and bank bailouts, more than 200 protesters lined El Camino Real near Page Mill Road...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Ken, on Oct 16, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 99 comments | 10882 Views

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Palo Alto committee has 'no confidence' in rail

Palo Alto took its most extreme step to date to oppose the state's proposed high-speed rail line Thursday morning when a...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by D. P. Lubic, on Sep 12, 2010 at 9:48 pm | 98 comments | 8222 Views

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Hotel, townhouses to replace Palo Alto Bowl

After serving Palo Alto for more than half a century, Palo Alto's only bowling alley will soon be demolished to make way...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by K-Mart, on Dec 18, 2009 at 6:26 am | 98 comments | 6820 Views

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In rare move, Chamber picks favorites in Palo Alto council race

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday jumped into the city's politically charged debate about office development when...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by john_alderman, on Oct 16, 2016 at 10:24 am | 98 comments | 10837 Views

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Discount grocer to open shop at Alma Village

Grocery Outlet, a chain specializing in extreme bargains, will take over the Alma Village supermarket that has been vacant...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by Hungry, on Nov 12, 2013 at 10:28 am | 97 comments | 20843 Views

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Keene: Outreach failure on trees a 'mistake'

Palo Alto's Public Works Department staff blundered when it cut down 63 holly oaks on California Avenue -- more than the...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Justin Cady, on Oct 6, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 97 comments | 6835 Views

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Midtown explosion, fire draws extra help

A reported explosion in an Eichler home at 452 Maureen Ave. had firefighters out in force today. The affected area was in...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Suwen, on Oct 2, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 97 comments | 10286 Views

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Prop 13: The elephant is finally in the room

Calling California's tax system "broken," the head of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation called this week for a re-examination...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by loopholes, on Aug 22, 2013 at 10:41 am | 97 comments | 12354 Views

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Residents seeing green over Charleston-Arastradero bike boulevard

It's been a highly contentious roadway for more than a decade, with everyone from motorists and bicyclists to pedestrians...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Captain Obvious, on Jun 2, 2014 at 8:21 am | 96 comments | 12064 Views

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Palo Alto schools to close for one month starting Monday

Santa Clara County this morning ordered all public schools in the county to close for three weeks beginning Monday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2020
Last comment by Good idea, on Mar 17, 2020 at 8:31 pm | 96 comments | 30546 Views

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City's new Web site aims for elegance, utility

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Original post made on Aug. 1, 2007
Last comment by resident, on Dec 24, 2007 at 9:21 am | 95 comments | 17310 Views

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Hobee's at Town & Country to close

Longtime Palo Alto icon Hobee's California Restaurant will close at Town & Country Village shopping center in January, property...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by j. Rowley, on Nov 22, 2012 at 9:12 am | 94 comments | 19090 Views

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California Avenue redesign stalled by lawsuits

Palo Alto's ambitious quest to turn California Avenue into the next University Avenue or Mountain View's Castro Street is...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Evan Thomas, on May 2, 2012 at 10:51 pm | 94 comments | 10507 Views

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Housing Authority votes to acquire Buena Vista

Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents received a hopeful pre-holiday present from the county Housing Authority on Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Oldster, on Jan 1, 2017 at 7:02 pm | 94 comments | 12789 Views

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Researchers claim to have body of 'Bigfoot'

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Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by Bharhal, on Sep 1, 2008 at 8:24 pm | 94 comments | 20655 Views

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Palo Alto grants water to East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto received a much-needed infusion of water on Monday night after the Palo Alto City Council voted to transfer...

Original post made on May. 8, 2018
Last comment by resident, on May 21, 2018 at 7:32 am | 92 comments | 10685 Views

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Bitter fruit: An inside look at street vending

The strawberry vendors stand on street corners throughout Palo Alto, at busy intersections, outside shopping centers and...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Paula, on Sep 18, 2009 at 1:01 pm | 92 comments | 25951 Views

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Palo Alto to reopen tennis courts, restore access to nature preserves

Palo Alto's basketball, pickleball and tennis courts will reopen later this week after a monthlong hiatus, and nature lovers...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by Great trail riding right now, on May 15, 2020 at 3:44 pm | 92 comments | 16560 Views

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Palo Alto businesses protest Amazon tax resistance

Palo Alto's brick-and-mortar businesses that pay sales taxes are protesting Amazon.com's attempts to get an exemption for...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 25, 2011 at 3:43 pm | 92 comments | 7982 Views
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