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The results are in ... almost

More than a week after Election Day, ballot counting is nearly its unofficial conclusion in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2020
Last comment by Great Choice, on Nov 13, 2020 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 878 Views

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Editorial: Hoping for goodwill and leverage, Stanford may wind up with neither

The self-congratulatory press release issued late Monday by Stanford University and Palo Alto school Superintendent Don Austin...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
There are no comments yet. 877 Views

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New (small) Safeway for Edgewood?

On Sunday 11/6/16, Julia Baum (Mercury News)wrote about a new 23,200 sq ft(small) Safeway that is to open in the Willow Glen...

Original post made by Stuart on Nov. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 869 Views

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Campaign Contributions question

I would like to donate to several campaigns in the upcoming City Council election. Can someone let me know (a) are there...

Original post made by Donor on Aug. 3, 2018
Last comment by Eileen Wright, on Aug 9, 2018 at 6:42 pm | 12 comments | 861 Views

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Moderators: spammers are posting new posts

The spammers are creating new posts on TS because we readers cannot flag the topic posts themselves. The latest appears...

Original post made by TS reader on Sep. 17, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 17, 2016 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 857 Views

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Palo Alto General Fund Subsidizes Developers' Planning Review Costs

Palo Alto General Fund Subsidizes Developers' Planning Review Costs Many of the significant projects that are proposed...

Original post made by Dollar Dollar Bill on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by I_Got_mine, on Sep 29, 2016 at 7:03 pm | 4 comments | 857 Views

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It's hot - please don't make smoke

To whoever in the neighborhood thinks it's okay to go out at 10pm and barbecue, or for whatever reason to start a chimney...

Original post made by Your neighbor without A/C on Aug. 15, 2020
There are no comments yet. 852 Views

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Editorial: A stealth agenda for President Hotel

An attempt to sneak through a series of actions that would pave the way for the new owners of the President Hotel Apartments...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2018
There are no comments yet. 852 Views

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What's with the brown water from the faucet?

Anyone else have this issue?...

Original post made by Huh? on Mar. 25, 2019
Last comment by Poolside In Paradise, on Mar 27, 2019 at 1:38 pm | 6 comments | 846 Views

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Architectural Kudos to Stanford

This weekend I biked from College Terrace through campus to Menlo Park. As I did so, I was struck by how effectively Stanford...

Original post made by Annette on Feb. 27, 2017
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How to see flight tracks for a day?

Is there a way to see all flight tracks for a period of time? I use flightradar, so I can see a single track when I highlight...

Original post made by Overhead noise on Apr. 27, 2019
Last comment by Overhead noise, on Apr 29, 2019 at 11:14 pm | 13 comments | 835 Views

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why must we destroy 400 year old trees

Does anybody know why they are hacking up the 400 year old oak tree on Alma Boulevard (near 'El Palo Alto')? That live...

Original post made by margaret on Aug. 11, 2018
Last comment by Marie, on Aug 11, 2018 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 815 Views

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Important CC Meeting Monday

Monday the City Council will discuss the Planning and Transportation Commission's recommendations on the Comprehensive Plan...

Original post made by Heads-Up on Oct. 22, 2017
Last comment by Link?, on Oct 23, 2017 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 814 Views

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Pooling due to poor leaf removal and ADA compliant bumpy, yellow ramps at intersections.

I have been walking this lunch time around the Palo Verde area and there is a great deal of water pooling and very slippy...

Original post made by Walker on Nov. 16, 2017
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Anyone get a smartphone alert for flash flooding just now?

I just got an alert on my smartphone about flash flooding in this area ... By the time I looked at it it was gone and I...

Original post made by Where's My Waterwings on Dec. 15, 2016
There are no comments yet. 806 Views

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PA Utilities should cap all charges for 90 days

Given that the PAU has always a budget surplus and with the shelter in place residents will be using more water, electricity,...

Original post made by Marc on Mar. 22, 2020
There are no comments yet. 797 Views

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Selecting a Mayor

Politics should not play a part in this, but of course it does. I think this city would function more representatively if...

Original post made by Annette on Jan. 7, 2019
Last comment by The Patriot, on Jan 9, 2019 at 9:52 am | 11 comments | 790 Views

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Pedestrian and bike improvements along West Bayshore Rd

Now that the Edgewood shopping center is up and running successfully with lots of traffic to and fro, and the San Francisquito...

Original post made by Steve Eittreim on May. 5, 2018
There are no comments yet. 783 Views

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How to stop the scammers from calling?

I wonder if I even need my landline anymore; scammers are calling as early as 7:30am and we get at least 3 calls per day....

Original post made by Frustrated on Oct. 23, 2018
Last comment by Pay Phone Landline, on Oct 24, 2018 at 2:54 pm | 12 comments | 776 Views

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Accerelartion in Overhead Palo Alto Airplane Noise

Last weekend, July 21-22, the noise of planes flying over Palo Alto never seemd to stop. Probably 400 flights a day. The...

Original post made by midtown guy on Jul. 24, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Jul 24, 2018 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 762 Views
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