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AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: California Avenue to close for Halloween event Sunday

Kick off the Halloween celebrations with the 21st annual California Avenue Trick or Treat and Blossom Halloween Carnival...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Oct 21, 2015 at 7:52 am | 7 comments | 4263 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Flashing Lights on Bikes

I am pleased to see that there are more bikes that are using lights. Does anyone know whether these flashing lights are legal...

Original post made by Driver on Oct. 17, 2015
Last comment by Goober from Mayberry, on Oct 21, 2015 at 7:05 am | 12 comments | 779 Views

AROUND TOWN

$5 million toward Avenidas expansion approved

With more Palo Altans looking to age in place, the city's main senior-service provider is chasing the opposite goal: a spruced-up...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 21, 2015 at 5:35 am | 11 comments | 3865 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Palo Alto mayor Dick Rosenbaum dies

Former mayor Dick Rosenbaum, a fiscal conservative and supporter of Palo Alto's residential quality of life, has died. He...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by Regis Anderson, on Oct 20, 2015 at 9:42 pm | 16 comments | 4735 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anyone else having trouble posting? Posts disappearing

This happened just before the hack, and other people complained, too....

Original post made by Trouble posting on Oct. 18, 2015
Last comment by filmbuff, on Oct 20, 2015 at 7:20 pm | 17 comments | 588 Views

AROUND TOWN

Turn me on

Three-month old Turn Bar & Grill in Los Altos specializes in upscale American comfort food. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/10/07/turn-me-on...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Ho/Hum, on Oct 20, 2015 at 5:23 pm | 7 comments | 3537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Problem with Town Square comments fixed

Comments with apostrophes can now be made again in Town Square. After a switch to a new web hosting company Sunday night,...

Original post made by Town Square Moderator on Oct. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 531 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zoo expansion prompts nature debate in Palo Alto

As Palo Alto's cramped but popular Junior Museum & Zoo prepares for a long-awaited expansion, city officials are struggling...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Kalli Halpern, on Oct 20, 2015 at 8:16 am | 21 comments | 4596 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters

The recent turmoil in the Asian stock markets, most notably in China, and the devaluation of the Chinese currency have evoked...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Oct 19, 2015 at 5:17 pm | 6 comments | 649 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: On this week's Behind the Headlines

On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Weekly Editor in Chief Jocelyn Dong, reporter Gennady Sheyner and...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2015
Last comment by Et Alia, on Oct 19, 2015 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 2497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Electric Works to move to Mountain View

After 99 years of calling Palo Alto its home, Stanford Electric Works will move to Mountain View at the end of June, according...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2013
Last comment by Monstrous, on Oct 19, 2015 at 3:28 pm | 24 comments | 4058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tech bust

Forbes says that we are on the verge of another massive tech bubble bust and that real estate in Silicon Valley could go...

Original post made by Suky on Oct. 17, 2015
Last comment by Overpaid, on Oct 19, 2015 at 2:28 pm | 14 comments | 921 Views

AROUND TOWN

West Bayshore Road to close Tuesday to Wednesday

Part of West Bayshore Road will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday while Caltrans contractors remove temporary bridgework...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3178 Views

BOOKS

Palo Alto police investigate report of man with gun Tuesday night

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who according to two witnesses was brandishing a firearm on the 100 block of California...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1900 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto blasts high-speed-rail project for moving too fast

With plans for California's high-speed-rail system accelerating on the Peninsula, Palo Alto officials on Tuesday ramped up...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 19, 2015 at 12:30 am | 78 comments | 8651 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In search of the new commute

In late August, Wendy Silvani met with a group of employees from The Epiphany, an eight-story hotel that in many ways epitomizes...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Izzy, on Oct 18, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 31 comments | 8587 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys turn the tables on Gunn with crucial win

==BI Thursday's prep roundup== Palo Alto's first water polo meeting with rival Gunn this season did not go well for the...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2015
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 18, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 2000 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lost & Found at Mitchell Park - the Drop

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Original post made by Carol on Dec. 18, 2006
Last comment by Randy, on Oct 18, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 1 comment | 5160 Views

AROUND TOWN

The look of luxury

It probably won't surprise anyone to know that home prices on the Midpeninsula are high and getting higher. And sales of...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Oct 17, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 3593 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 palo alto mom, on Oct 17, 2015 at 11:49 am | 31 comments | 5242 Views
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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Water, baking soda, vinegar and slime
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Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
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