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Middlefield Road lane reduction moves ahead

Residents along Middlefield Road in north Palo Alto are well accustomed to extreme conditions, whether it's severe traffic...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2017
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Jul 16, 2017 at 11:46 pm | 63 comments | 6373 Views

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Real Estate Matters: Daily rentals in your neighborhood?

Are residential neighborhoods prime to become mini-hotel locations? With advent of the "sharing" economy when individuals...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2017
Last comment by xPA, on Jul 16, 2017 at 7:54 pm | 5 comments | 1567 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Letters to the editor

<B>Palo Alto's priorities Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2017/02/10/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2017
Last comment by Paul Jensen, on Jul 16, 2017 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 421 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cyclist safety/traffic issue: City should create bike lane on Page Mil between El Camino and Park Blvd

Page Mill is one of few major east-west roads traveled by cyclists headed east from the Foothill/Junipero Sera area. It...

Original post made by Alex on Jul. 16, 2017
There are no comments yet. 84 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Enforcement reflects the community

More than perhaps any other City Hall program, code enforcement is a custom-built operation that mirrors its community. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Jerry, on Jul 15, 2017 at 9:00 pm | 7 comments | 535 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge mulling over sanctuary cities order ban

A federal judge said Wednesday that he is likely to keep in place a preliminary injunction issued in a pair of lawsuits filed...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jul 15, 2017 at 7:22 pm | 9 comments | 1625 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to add housing, retail on El Camino gets a boost

Palo Alto's effort to chip away at what many in City Hall acknowledge to be a “housing crisis” advanced on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 15, 2017 at 3:35 pm | 31 comments | 3586 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judge grants Edgewood Plaza developer a break from fines

Sand Hill Property Company won a temporary reprieve in its court battle against the City of Palo Alto on June 27, when a...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 14, 2017 at 2:22 pm | 12 comments | 2290 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto 15s leave it all on the field in tourney loss

This one hurt a little bit. The Palo Alto 15-year-old all-stars left everything it had on the field in Thursday's 5-4 loss...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Another Baseball Mom, on Jul 14, 2017 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 739 Views

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Shop Talk: Ravenswood gets 'flexible,' Maum quietly opens

In this week's retail news, Target is set to unlock the doors to its first store in East Palo Alto, a new Korean restaurant...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Tod, on Jul 14, 2017 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 1539 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why the bad rap?

James Stephens, hired in early 2016 to augment the city's two-person enforcement team, is gregarious, professional and fluent...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by MoreEnforcement, on Jul 14, 2017 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 476 Views

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City set to redraw lot lines at Buena Vista

After reaching an agreement to preserve Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, Palo Alto and Santa Clara County officials are now...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by income issues and other restictions, on Jul 13, 2017 at 4:52 pm | 8 comments | 2712 Views

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Cooking oil sparks fire, burning apartment kitchen

Hot cooking oil left on a kitchen stove ignited a fire at a Palo Alto apartment late Wednesday night, a fire battalion chief...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Don, on Jul 13, 2017 at 4:26 pm | 3 comments | 2914 Views

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Smoky Bowls takes home top prize at Chili Cook-off

The City of Palo Alto held its 36th annual Chili Cook-off and Summer Festival at Mitchell Park on Tuesday, July 4. Smoky...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2017
Last comment by marianne, on Jul 13, 2017 at 4:13 pm | 5 comments | 3352 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Union claims high infection rates in Stanford Hospital dispute

Members of the health workers union serving Stanford Hospital claim the high hospital-acquired infection rates are because...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by Jozie, on Jul 13, 2017 at 10:18 am | 8 comments | 5177 Views

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Retail and housing proposed for El Camino site

Two buildings featuring 50 apartments and nearly 20,000 square feet of retail space would replace Mike Bike's former home...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 13, 2017 at 8:35 am | 10 comments | 1466 Views

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A habitat for healing

Lucile Salter Packard is said to have always believed in the power of nature to heal. The late Silicon Valley philanthropist...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by tiffany, on Jul 13, 2017 at 6:32 am | 14 comments | 4557 Views

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"Students" selling newspaper subscriptions?

Over the last week or so, several "students" (or prospective "students") have knocked on our doors trying to sign us up for...

Original post made by Nayeli P. on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 12, 2017 at 9:05 pm | 5 comments | 3434 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

West of Alameda

Lulu Frye loves her Sutherland Drive property. "It reminds me of home in Tennessee," she says, in describing the view of...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3417 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Couple celebrates 55 years of RV adventures

Jean and Gary Blackburn are part of an increasing number of road adventurers who have embraced the RV culture. A succession...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Charles T, on Jul 12, 2017 at 6:05 pm | 9 comments | 3433 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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