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Residents call for fines against Edgewood Plaza developer

When Fresh Market closed shop at Edgewood Plaza last March, the move not only dimmed the hopes of area residents but also...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by need a grocery store, on Aug 7, 2015 at 11:04 am | 85 comments | 7789 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Has college life changed?

Are students more antisocial now due to social networking? My child finished his hardworking years at Paly, sacrificing social...

Original post made by Mom on Jul. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jessie , on Aug 7, 2015 at 10:46 am | 7 comments | 865 Views

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Building permits

Spanning from June 10 to Aug. 3, these 59 building permits filtered through the city. Palo Altans are taking advantage of...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2074 Views

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Recent home sales

Menlo Park sales averaged a little more than $2.3 million across its seven homes sales this week. The lowest sale took place...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2236 Views

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Home Front

Find local news and events related to real estate, interior design, home improvement and gardening. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2356 Views

BOOKS

Garden Tips: What is garden art?

What is art in the garden? Is it the decorations, the sculpture or the fountain? Are pathways art or the perspectives from...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Environmental hero

For her environmental stewardship in the community, Katia Reeves received the title Environmental Hero for the 13th Senate...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
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Volunteers construct solar savings

SunWork Renewable Energy Projects, a nonprofit solar company, uses trained volunteers to install solar electricity systems...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3474 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

video cameras; what system works best to stop crime?

many articles stated crime was solved, or even prevented, by home security systems,or video cameras recording. so, what...

Original post made by solon on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 6, 2015 at 9:07 pm | 4 comments | 590 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Building technology communities of justice -- see what this looks like tomorrow in East Palo Alto

https://www.eventjoy.com/e/liveinpeace...

Original post made by Michael on Aug. 6, 2015
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Bomb squad detonates grenades, mortars found at Palo Alto home

The Santa Clara County's bomb squad detonated World War II-era grenades and mortars found at a home on the 1900 block of...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Aug 6, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 2 comments | 670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free drought gear offered to Palo Alto residents today

Palo Alto residents will have a chance to pick up free shower buckets, hose nozzles and lawn signs promoting water conservation...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Right, on Aug 6, 2015 at 5:14 pm | 11 comments | 4899 Views

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Fire crews investigating "explosion and smell of smoke" in downtown Palo Alto

Fire crews are investigating a possible explosion in downtown Palo Alto this morning, a fire dispatcher said. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Aug 6, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 4085 Views

RESTAURANTS

Ronald McDonald House celebrates 'topping off' of expansion project

A "topping-off" ceremony was held on Wednesday, Aug. 5, at Ronald McDonald House at Stanford to celebrate the expansion project,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by John, on Aug 6, 2015 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 2587 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brown Act concern trips up gray water project

Nearly three decades after Palo Alto began using recycled water to irrigate the local golf course and a portion of Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Young dad of two, on Aug 6, 2015 at 5:53 am | 3 comments | 679 Views

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Bike Share's expansion plan leaves Palo Alto behind

As the Bay Area's fledgling bike-share program prepares for a colossal regional expansion, its presence in Palo Alto may...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 5, 2015 at 6:16 pm | 41 comments | 6894 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: New stores to open at Town & Country

Fitness apparel store PrAna, upscale women's clothing boutique Joie and luxury cosmetics retailer Space NK prepare to move...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by Agenda, on Aug 5, 2015 at 3:33 pm | 37 comments | 6484 Views

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Real Estate Matters

At first Realtors were whispering, "Wow, there is nothing for sale." Now they are yelling. Since 2008, the Peninsula and...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 5, 2015 at 3:25 pm | 5 comments | 3001 Views

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Local cabinetmaker, family struggle to return to normal after devastating accident

It looked like Mountain View cabinet-maker Johnny Martinez would never leave his hospital bed following a serious motorcycle...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 5, 2015 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 3849 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

PHOTOS: Banking on a good time

LinkAges Timebank members and members of the Palo Alto community enjoyed visits from Palo Alto Perry, the fuzzy official...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Charles, on Aug 5, 2015 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 2538 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 13,124 views

Sing and celebrate
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Surviving Family Holidays
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