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Will China stop capital flight to our real estate

As a new arrival to Stanford we are trying to buy a house but cannot compete with the tidal wave of Chinese capital. Is...

Original post made by Sandra on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by madame shen, 28 minutes ago | 10 comments | 312 Views


New cameras to count bikers, pedestrians

Dozens of cameras will be installed on utility poles throughout Palo Alto as part of the city's latest attempt to gauge the...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Polly Wanacracker, 39 minutes ago | 36 comments | 2009 Views


A call for more housing in Palo Alto

With home values soaring and affordable housing in short supply, Palo Alto residents appealed to the City Council on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, 45 minutes ago | 184 comments | 8279 Views


Prioritizing choice programs. No new elementary school.

The PAUSD Board of Education will receive an Enrollment Management Advisory Committee (EMAC) Update at a study session tonight,...

Original post made by South PA Parent on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by White Person, 48 minutes ago | 37 comments | 920 Views


Stanford Children's Health begins to offer transgender care

Stanford Children's Health has begun to offer medical and other services to transgender children and adolescents, with an...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by HereNow, 2 hours ago | 7 comments | 1317 Views


Turn me on

Three-month old Turn Bar & Grill in Los Altos specializes in upscale American comfort food. Read the full story here

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Humble observer, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 818 Views


What's this about?

So we are supposed to read something in the newspapers I guess .. ============================================ Good...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by A dish best eaten cold, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 263 Views


Menlo boys top M-A, grab control of PAL water polo race

Prep water polo The Menlo School boys took a big step toward taking back the PAL Bay Division water polo title they lost...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Jim, 4 hours ago | 8 comments | 721 Views


School district launches special-education review

A longtime special-education advocate and Harvard University Graduate School of Education professor is visiting Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by An altogether different story, 4 hours ago | 17 comments | 2621 Views


Edgewood Plaza developer faces growing fine

The developer of Edgewood Plaza is now facing a fine of $1,000 per day for not replacing the vacant grocery store formerly...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, 6 hours ago | 28 comments | 3331 Views


Aircraft noise

I have just spent some time emailing Anna Eshoo and Barbara Boxer (you have to fill out their website) urging them as our...

Original post made by stephanie enos on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Gleason, 7 hours ago | 37 comments | 687 Views


Palo Alto scraps parking exemptions for downtown developments

In their latest attempt to solve downtown's parking frustrations, Palo Alto officials on Monday night agreed to strike from...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, 7 hours ago | 8 comments | 1514 Views


Committee: Elementary enrollment in Palo Alto is stable, not growing

The chair of a school district subcommittee on elementary enrollment urged the school board and community members at a board...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by PAmoderate, 8 hours ago | 20 comments | 2544 Views


Our Neglected Animal Shelter

Like the army camp in Apocalypse Now. Like something you have never seen in Palo Alto's historically first-rate services....

Original post made by William Warrior on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 9 hours ago | 5 comments | 127 Views


Houzz Inc. settles privacy-violation case

Houzz Inc., an online platform for home remodeling and design headquartered in Palo Alto, has settled a lawsuit with the...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Too old, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 2280 Views


Palo Alto school district eyes new gender-identity policy

The Palo Alto school district is considering a new comprehensive policy that would take a more intentional, inclusive approach...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by Leslie, 11 hours ago | 25 comments | 3624 Views


Santa Clara County approves cold weather homeless shelter program

Santa Clara County will have 255 beds available for the homeless during the winter under a program approved by the board...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Reminder, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 1063 Views


Menlo Park Library reopens after bed bug scare

The Menlo Park Library in the Civic Center reopened Thursday, Oct. 8, at 10 a.m. after being closed Tuesday evening and Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by moi, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 1095 Views


Mayor commits to eradicating homelessness among veterans

Citing the deaths of two unhoused women in Palo Alto parks two years ago as emblematic of the need to end homelessness in...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2015
Last comment by follow the lead of Salt Lake City, 12 hours ago | 14 comments | 1177 Views


Can a home seller pick their buyer?

With all the complaining about internationals buying houses with cash and outbidding others, I am wondering how much information...

Original post made by Wondering on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by True Blue, 12 hours ago | 16 comments | 387 Views
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