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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas plans criticized over clashing styles

Hoping to accommodate Palo Alto's rapidly rising senior population, Avenidas is moving ahead with an ambitious plan to build...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by South of Page Mill, on Aug 3, 2015 at 12:31 pm | 32 comments | 5341 Views

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New local organization capitalizes on recycled water

When the time comes for lawn watering, why use water fresh from the tap when the option of recycled water is available? For...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Brenna Malmberg, on Aug 3, 2015 at 9:44 am | 9 comments | 6748 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Demo Day for summer cohort at East Palo Alto's first accelerator on Aug 7!

Y Combinator, Seedcamp, Startupbootcamp, and now StreetCode Accelerator in East Palo Alto. Yup, it's finally happening: East...

Original post made by Michael on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael, on Aug 2, 2015 at 9:48 pm | 1 comment | 914 Views

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East Palo Alto streets to get more lighting

About 25 East Palo Alto streets will have improved safety after the East Palo Alto City Council voted to approve a new LED...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Mark Dinan, on Aug 2, 2015 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 3527 Views

SPORTS

Injury knocks Serena out of Bank of the West Classic

World No. 1 and defending champion Serena Williams has been forced to withdraw from the 2015 Bank of the West Classic tennis...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Ronnyc, on Aug 1, 2015 at 11:18 pm | 1 comment | 2233 Views

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Community Notebook: Mark Zuckerberg, wife to become first-time parents

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby girl, according to an announcement...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Also had miscarriages, on Aug 1, 2015 at 6:27 pm | 16 comments | 3084 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dr Rowen, viruses and ozone therapy v vaccines

Yes, ozone therapy is very effective against viruses and bacteria, such as measles, even ebola. Here is one of many interviews...

Original post made by Mom on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by A Jacks, on Aug 1, 2015 at 5:24 pm | 4 comments | 720 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why is Ground Water Pumping Still Allowed in Palo Alto?

Last night I was walking my dog and saw a new house being built in the 2100 block of Cowper in OId Palo Alto. The site was...

Original post made by Bill Glazier on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Aug 1, 2015 at 3:37 pm | 146 comments | 6567 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Clearing up the hazy rules surrounding drones

About 1,000 people with an interest in unmanned aircraft are flocking to the NASA Ames Research Center this week with the...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 31, 2015 at 10:39 pm | 12 comments | 1134 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bicycle Traffic Lights

Here's an article with some good ideas for bikes, pedestrians and vehicle traffic. Bike traffic lights are necessary at many...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Good for spenders, on Jul 31, 2015 at 10:22 pm | 2 comments | 640 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Discovering new worlds

The third annual Mobile Digital Art & Creativity Summit will be held Aug. 7-9 at the Palo Alto Art Center. The exhibition...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Caroline Mustard, on Jul 31, 2015 at 7:59 pm | 2 comments | 5149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trace Amounts documentary on Vaccines

Since I refuse to provide my name to the Weekly who allows personal attacks and ridicule to remain on the town square for...

Original post made by Mom on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 31, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 32 comments | 1043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto alums to speak on success and wellness

Two Palo Alto Unified School District graduates are hoping to stimulate further community conversation about definitions...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 31, 2015 at 6:10 pm | 6 comments | 4700 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Income inequality in Bay Area exceeds national levels

A Silicon Valley economic research institute said today that income inequality in the Bay Area is now more severe than in...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Jul 31, 2015 at 4:51 pm | 28 comments | 4521 Views

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I propose some new Town Square topics

At the time of this writing, 4 of the 6 most recently commented upon articles had to do with real estate. Palo Altans, that's...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 31, 2015 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 507 Views

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Building permits in Palo Alto

From June 7 to July 10, these five building permits printed in the [http://www.paloaltoonline.com/morguepdf/2015/2015_07_31.paw.section1.pdf...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2083 Views

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Recent home sales

In Mountain View during the past two weeks, Sierra Vista Avenue saw a little flurry of sales. The three combined sales along...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1527 Views

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Home Front

Find local news and events related to real estate, interior design, home improvement and gardening. This week includes an...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3136 Views

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Sales at a glance

During the past two weeks, Menlo Park led the way in home sales with 27 purchases. But not far behind, Los Altos and Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
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Adobe Meadow/Meadow Park neighborhoods

Full of wide and open streets roofed by tall green trees, and glass-walled, wooden Eichler homes, many of which were remodeled...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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