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New projects, rising salaries fuel budget growth

Paid parking on downtown streets, higher salaries at City Hall and a video system that will partially replace human guards...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, 1 hour ago | 8 comments | 1177 Views

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Man pleads not guilty in East Palo Alto cockfighting case

An East Palo Alto man pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to felony animal cruelty charges related to suspected cockfighting...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Un Agenda 21, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 658 Views

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Housing for good

Now in its 10th year, the Opportunity Center gives homeless people housing with few questions asked and few requirements...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Grateful, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 1286 Views

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Making the finances work

Figuring out how to balance the budget of the Opportunity Center for the past 10 years has been as challenging as learning...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
There are no comments yet. 77 Views

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Mecca for the unhoused?

Has the Opportunity Center turned Palo Alto into a magnet for homeless people, as some in the community in 2006 feared it...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
There are no comments yet. 105 Views

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Parking permit program in Southgate gains support

After watching neighborhoods to the north and to the south adopt new parking-permit programs over the past year, the residents...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 27, 2017 at 3:52 pm | 3 comments | 759 Views

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Lots of low planes over S. Palo Alto

The past three days have seen lots of low (well below 5000ft) planes over S. Palo Alto. Seems like they are making or testing...

Original post made by Flight changes on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by David, on Apr 27, 2017 at 1:22 pm | 3 comments | 134 Views

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SF, Peninsula officials urge feds to OK Caltrain funds

Elected officials on Monday called on the Trump administration to approve federal funding for a Caltrain electrification...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 26, 2017 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1027 Views

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Audits find flaws in Palo Alto's purchasing policies

As Palo Alto heads into what promises to be a challenging budget season, a new review from the Office of City Auditor has...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 26, 2017 at 9:14 am | 10 comments | 3030 Views

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City finds compromise on accessory housing

With residents clamoring for both more housing and more government transparency, the Palo Alto City Council agreed Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Annette, on Apr 25, 2017 at 12:47 pm | 116 comments | 6609 Views

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High price to pay

Teachers, techies, corporate attorneys and advocates for seniors don't always speak with the same voice, but when Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Apr 25, 2017 at 8:43 am | 117 comments | 17069 Views

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Exlusive interview with Rep. Anna Eshoo

On this week's "Behind the Headlines," Rep. Anna Eshoo discusses issues within and beyond Palo Alto, including airplane noise...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 24, 2017 at 9:34 pm | 10 comments | 2990 Views

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Stop Castilleja Expansion signs

Stop Castilleja Expansion signs are all over Palo Alto asking PACC to Save PA Neighborhoods. Freedom of Speech in action!...

Original post made by Expansion signs on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by Should be stoped, on Apr 24, 2017 at 6:26 am | 49 comments | 2065 Views

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Council to rule on new Mercedes dealership near Baylands

Once a popular destination for diners seeking egg rolls, dim sum and Chinese chicken salad, the Embarcadero Road building...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 22, 2017 at 3:34 pm | 29 comments | 4998 Views

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City, school district eye design consultant for Cubberley

The city and school district's work to start a master planning process for Cubberley Community Center crept forward on Thursday,...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by Tax Payer, on Apr 21, 2017 at 1:46 pm | 1 comment | 1290 Views

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Palo Alto company Plastc goes bankrupt, makes off with money from 80,000 customers

News report from CNET: https://www.cnet.com/news/plastc-goes-bankrupt-after-raising-9m-for-all-in-one-card-credit-bank-cards/ Plastc...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 173 Views

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Guest Opinion: It's time to set campaign contribution and spending caps

Palo Alto City Council candidates broke records for total contributions and expenditures. Large cash and nonmonetary contributions...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Apr 20, 2017 at 2:26 pm | 10 comments | 1659 Views

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La Comida struggling to find new location

La Comida Senior Nutrition, a longtime senior lunch program relied on by more than 160 seniors, is asking the community to...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Not needed, not wanted, on Apr 20, 2017 at 12:14 pm | 11 comments | 2842 Views

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Palo Alto eyes new direction for bus routes

Palo Alto bus riders could be in for a jolt in coming months as both the city and the county move ahead with efforts to shake...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 19, 2017 at 8:23 pm | 8 comments | 2985 Views

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New rules on accessory-housing spark debate

Palo Alto's plan to encourage more accessory-dwelling units will meet its first test tonight, when the City Council's ordinance...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Apr 18, 2017 at 11:54 am | 95 comments | 3925 Views
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