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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Google self-driving car blamed for crash with bus

For the first time, one of Google's self-driving vehicles appears responsible for causing an accident in Mountain View. The...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by The future can't be stopped, on Mar 4, 2016 at 4:10 pm | 23 comments | 4652 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

<B><B>ONE-OF-A-KIND SHOP AT STANFORD ... </B>It's hard to imagine that an idea for a store at <B>Stanford Shopping Center</B>...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 5929 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is public transit just for low income people?

I have been having a discussion with a friend from overseas who lived here for a while and is coming back soon. I have been...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 28, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 4, 2016 at 11:22 am | 86 comments | 3039 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Winter Spare the Air' season ends

The Bay Area "Winter Spare the Air" season ended this week with only one wood-burning ban issued during the entire season,...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Why?, on Mar 4, 2016 at 10:34 am | 3 comments | 451 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area newspaper chain announces major consolidation

The parent company of San Jose Mercury News, the Daily News, the Oakland Tribune and more than two dozen community newspapers...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by WK, on Mar 4, 2016 at 10:18 am | 11 comments | 4427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the county...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2319 Views

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Rent Watch

QDue to a change of jobs, I am about to move out of my current apartment. When I moved out of my prior apartment, the landlord...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3364 Views

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Building permits

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/03/04/building-permits posted Friday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 781 Views

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Garden Tips: The art of control

What is the essence of gardening? Some think it is the connection with the earth; others think it is a complement to building...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3463 Views

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Home Front

<B><B>GROW, THEN EAT YOUR VEGGIES ... </B>Master Gardener <B>Vera Kark</B> will give step-by-step directions on starting...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2368 Views

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Sales at a glance

<B>East Palo Alto Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/03/04/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2361 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thoughts on Middle School : Private Girls-only versus public

Our daughter is headed to JLS and we have now started worrying about the typical concerns that parents feel about public...

Original post made by parent on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Mama, on Mar 3, 2016 at 11:35 pm | 12 comments | 824 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fight leaves one man injured, another jailed

A fight between two men on Friday night, Feb. 26, in Palo Alto left one man seriously injured and landed another in jail,...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by schools, on Mar 3, 2016 at 9:53 pm | 16 comments | 4460 Views

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Mountain View Neighborhoods

From an early stagecoach stop and agricultural center, Mountain View has grown since its incorporation in 1902 to a thriving...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by P. Dorst, on Mar 3, 2016 at 9:33 pm | 3 comments | 30244 Views

RESTAURANTS

Seasonal seafood

La Viga ties together Redwood City's Mexican and Latin American culinary scene, with a focus on seasonal and local ingredients. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Sally-Ann Rudd, on Mar 3, 2016 at 5:54 pm | 1 comment | 4440 Views

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Drought drives up electric costs in Palo Alto

After seven years of stability, Palo Alto's electric ratepayers could soon be in for a series of jolts, as the state's prolonged...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Guy_Fawkes, on Mar 3, 2016 at 4:31 pm | 8 comments | 4228 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group Forming to Address Palo Alto Airport Impacts on Quality of Life

If you are bothered by low flying, loud prop planes and helicopters, (GA aircraft) you are not alone! These are not commercial...

Original post made by Aviation Limits on Feb. 1, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Mar 3, 2016 at 4:02 pm | 132 comments | 2342 Views

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Lynda Steele, former Abilities United director, dies

Lynda Steele advocated over four decades for the rights of persons with developmental disabilities, shepherding a movement...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Jere King, on Mar 3, 2016 at 1:25 pm | 7 comments | 4255 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rodent control. Anyone else having issues?

We have a fair number of trees and a bird feeder. We like wildlife and are happy to see birds and squirrels in the yard....

Original post made by Withheld on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by No Poisons, on Mar 3, 2016 at 11:23 am | 6 comments | 680 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rain expected in Bay Area, storm forecast for Saturday

The San Francisco Bay and Monterey Bay areas are in for some wet weather that may last through Monday, a National Weather...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Arthur Keller, on Mar 3, 2016 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 3150 Views
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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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