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Palo Alto to ban natural gas in new buildings

Palo Alto took its most dramatic action of the year on reducing greenhouse-gas emissions Monday night, when the City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by StupidSolution, on Nov 17, 2019 at 10:57 am | 102 comments | 10834 Views

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Palo Alto Utilities employee dies after workplace accident Saturday

A City of Palo Alto Utilities Department employee died Saturday from injuries that he suffered while upgrading an electrical...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2019
Last comment by wmconlon, on Nov 17, 2019 at 10:32 am | 5 comments | 5946 Views

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Three-car collision leaves nine children with minor injuries

Nine children were injured in a rollover collision involving three cars at a major intersection in south Palo Alto during...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 16, 2019 at 9:03 am | 48 comments | 10856 Views

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Creek authority faces suit from man who claims $9M flood control project has holes

A lawsuit was filed Oct. 24 against the San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority and its board, claiming that the board...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 12, 2019 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 1994 Views

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Berman expects big legislative push on boosting housing supply

For Assemblyman Marc Berman, the magnitude of the state's housing crisis hit close to home last week, when he walked out...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 10, 2019 at 4:09 pm | 35 comments | 3822 Views

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Around Town: Saluting our veterans; a powerful statement

This week's Around Town column pays homage to City Hall's military veterans and provides updates about a debate at Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2019
Last comment by john francisco, on Nov 10, 2019 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 2086 Views

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Celebrating feline form and friendship

A brown tabby cat named Roy joined artist Junko Tsuchida’s family in the year 2000. During a difficult period of Tscuchida’s...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by Paula, on Nov 7, 2019 at 10:05 pm | 4 comments | 1717 Views

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Police nab alleged bank robber after chase through Paly

Palo Alto police arrested a man on Monday who they say robbed a Bank of America on Quarry Road before leading officers on...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by Insider, on Nov 7, 2019 at 9:29 pm | 31 comments | 6983 Views

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'Enrique Chagoya: Detention at the Border of Language' on view at Coulter Art Gallery

A survey of paintings, drawings, prints, and multiples by artist and Stanford University professor Enrique Chagoya are on...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 7, 2019 at 8:13 pm | 2 comments | 845 Views

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Sales of e-cigarettes banned in unincorporated Santa Clara County

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to ban the sale of e-cigarettes in the unincorporated parts...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by Fair, on Nov 7, 2019 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 1755 Views

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Palo Alto to hire consultants for polling, outreach on business tax

With its eyes on the November 2020 ballot, Palo Alto is preparing to survey residents this month to gauge their appetite...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Kenny, on Nov 6, 2019 at 9:16 pm | 10 comments | 3317 Views

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Researchers create a natural gel that could help prevent wildfires

A long-lasting gel-like fluid developed by Stanford University researchers could keep wildfires from starting and spreading...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by Chemical contamination?, on Nov 6, 2019 at 11:12 am | 3 comments | 2601 Views

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If you haven't turned 70 yet, don't retire

Want to retire more comfortably? Work longer. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2019/11/01/if-you-havent-turned-70-yet-dont-retire...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 5, 2019 at 11:15 am | 9 comments | 4816 Views

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With DIY haunted house, two brothers bring spirit of Halloween to Old Palo Alto

Tech billionaires and their over-the-top Halloween displays have turned the holiday into a mini-spectacle in Old Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by Love the DIY, on Nov 2, 2019 at 9:55 am | 12 comments | 8421 Views

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Pacific Art League hires new executive director

Pacific Art League, downtown Palo Alto's venerable community art center and gallery, will get a new executive director in...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2019
Last comment by Healthy Lifestyle, on Oct 31, 2019 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 2083 Views

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District calls on Bay Area to Spare the Air on Thursday due to wildfire smoke

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a fourth-straight Spare the Air alert for Thursday as smoke from...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
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Two residents launch MyNabes neighborhood app

Two local residents have launched MyNabes, a smartphone application to help their neighbors build community together in real...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2019
Last comment by Elodie MyNabes, on Oct 29, 2019 at 4:41 pm | 8 comments | 3748 Views

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Webcast: Talking transportation

Philip Kamhi, Palo Alto's newly hired chief transportation official, talks to the Weekly about the city's plans to revamp...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2019
Last comment by Fix it Nanny, Whaaa!!, on Oct 29, 2019 at 4:06 pm | 17 comments | 2532 Views

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New contract to pave the way for parking meters in downtown Palo Alto

The era of free downtown parking for Palo Alto visitors may soon come to an end, with the City Council preparing to approve...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 29, 2019 at 10:17 am | 33 comments | 5362 Views

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First Baptist Church prepares to shut down, sell assets

Calling it a "death with dignity," parishioners and leaders at the First Baptist Church in Palo Alto are preparing to close...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2019
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 28, 2019 at 5:27 pm | 45 comments | 14309 Views
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The holidays are here!

From live music to a visit with Santa, here's a look at some local holiday activities to help you get into the spirit of the season.

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