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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 | 829 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
There are no comments yet. 826 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 | 824 Views

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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. 818 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. 814 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 | 806 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. 798 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 | 786 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 | 777 Views

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Proposed Anti-Idling Ordinance

According to the upcoming City Hall agenda, there is an anti-idling ordinance under consideration. Having not seen the preliminary...

Original post made by R. Davis on Jul. 28, 2018
Last comment by Steve , on Jul 29, 2018 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 771 Views

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Eichler remodels: voluntary vs rules?

Last time I looked in the dictionary VOLUNTARY definition, done, made, brought about, undertaken, etc., of one's own accord...

Original post made by Lenore on Apr. 3, 2018
There are no comments yet. 754 Views

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Per the Santa Clara County Website, only 55% of ballots counted

It is 1:21 on Nov. 8. Per the Santa Clara Co. website, only 55% of the votes have been counted. It doesn't give information...

Original post made by Marie on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Marie, on Nov 10, 2018 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 743 Views

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Make Transportation top priority for 2018

The Menlo Park City Council recently announced their top priorities for the coming year and 3 out of 5 are focused on transportation...

Original post made by John Guislin on Feb. 2, 2018
Last comment by Tomato Soup, on Feb 2, 2018 at 9:29 am | 2 comments | 723 Views

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Innovative traffic/transport ideas

Why is there no innovation in ideas to improve transport/traffic/parking options in Palo Alto? When I have visited other...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 20, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 21, 2019 at 7:40 am | 1 comment | 694 Views

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City Manager Suggests Bypassing Cell Tower Review Process

This past Sunday City Council Member Tanaka held an office hour regarding the City Manager's suggestion to cut back on the...

Original post made by Old PA Resident on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by resident, on May 9, 2020 at 9:31 am | 3 comments | 694 Views

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Vote No on Measure F

Palo Alto voters please vote no on Measure F! The SEIU has been trying to expand its membership in the healthcare field....

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Oct. 19, 2018
There are no comments yet. 648 Views

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Another power outage - duck flew into the power lines?

Infrastructure is very important to residents and businesses. A power outage today seems to have been caused by a duck. We...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 14, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Mar 14, 2019 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 643 Views

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High Speed Rail / Caltrain blended plans are not acceptable

Palo Alto and other City councils on the Peninsula should take notice of what took place at the July 23rd Millbrae council...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jul. 27, 2019
There are no comments yet. 640 Views

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Back to school and now construction near schools.

School is in session less than 2 weeks and there is new road construction all over town and near schools. Arastradero, Amarillo,...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 23, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 23, 2018 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 628 Views

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Avenidas new building

Regarding Avenidas: In the April 5th Weekly, a reader expressed concern about the new Avenidas senior-center building. ...

Original post made by Clem Molony on Apr. 7, 2019
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