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AROUND TOWN

Matchmaking for mulch

Amateur gardeners and landscaping pros alike know that mulching is an essential part of a thriving and sustainable garden....

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Alternatives Wanted, on Jan 29, 2016 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 5142 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Students" selling newspaper subscriptions?

Over the last week or so, several "students" (or prospective "students") have knocked on our doors trying to sign us up for...

Original post made by Nayeli P. on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Nayeli P., on Jan 29, 2016 at 9:34 am | 4 comments | 198 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 Jan. 29, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/01/29/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>MORE ON MUSHROOMS ...</B> Local residents can make friends with fungi on <B>Saturday, Feb. 6,</B> 2-3:30 p.m., at Common...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

A Fresh Look: Selecting your home's exterior paint color

Choosing a paint color for your home's exterior can be daunting. But following these easy steps you can give your home more...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rent Watch

Q: I am a local property manager. Recently, after a rent increase notice was issued, a disabled tenant submitted a reasonable-accommodation...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Palo Alto school board discusses governance, district goals at retreat

The Palo Alto school board convened for an hours-long retreat on Friday, Jan. 22, at the Sheraton Hotel in Palo Alto, to...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by outsider, on Jan 29, 2016 at 8:00 am | 1 comment | 1465 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Following the footsteps of a remarkable physician — Hewey Lee

The passing last week of Dr. R. Hewlett Lee &#8212; almost universally known by his nickname, Hewey &#8212; signifies more...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2702 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Palo Alto official named Portola Valley town manager

Jeremy Dennis, a former district director for Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, and more recently an advance planning...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Seriously?, on Jan 29, 2016 at 7:47 am | 5 comments | 3217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district tests out new math curriculum

Palo Alto Unified's elementary teachers started this year testing out mathematics curricula aligned with the new Common Core...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Math wars moronic, on Jan 28, 2016 at 8:11 pm | 15 comments | 4223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto-based VMware to cut more than 200 jobs

Palo Alto-based cloud infrastructure company VMware announced that it will cut 219 jobs in Palo Alto, according to a document...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Jan 28, 2016 at 6:40 pm | 1 comment | 2966 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Stop profiting from density

A Palo Alto commercial property owner will soon buy from the City of Palo Alto the right to build a new building that is...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 28, 2016 at 4:57 pm | 48 comments | 3552 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Failed justice?

Editor's note: All of the students' names in this story have been changed at their requests to protect their privacy. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 28, 2016 at 4:28 pm | 17 comments | 7433 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Anna, on Jan 28, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 1085 comments | 182686 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Body found at beach identified as missing Palo Alto woman

A body found at a Santa Cruz County beach Monday evening has been identified as a Palo Alto woman missing since last week,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Blame Game, on Jan 28, 2016 at 9:15 am | 8 comments | 8241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Russian family travels to Menlo Park for 'gift of hearing'

Rimma Krivtsova and her 5-year-old son Ivan "Vanya" Priimak who was born without two fully-formed ears, traveled to California...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2015
Last comment by Lola, on Jan 28, 2016 at 8:39 am | 3 comments | 3513 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto plots greener future at Sustainability Summit

Car-free corridors, a carbon tax and a charging station for every power-starved vehicle. Solar panels, smart meters galore...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by An Engineer, on Jan 27, 2016 at 4:44 pm | 15 comments | 3626 Views

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Mountain View, nearby cities lay out plan for new sales tax

A new sales tax to improve the South Bay's transportation woes won't go to voters until the end of the year, but officials...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Nothing, on Jan 27, 2016 at 4:42 pm | 3 comments | 1866 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

transparency reduces suicides

I think Palo Alto by finally coming to terms with the cluster and stopping hiding it will result in no suicides this spring...

Original post made by biggo on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Jan 27, 2016 at 1:12 pm | 3 comments | 286 Views
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Ike's Place makes another go at Stanford; Palo Alto outpost stalls
By Elena Kadvany | 15 comments | 4,026 views

Relaxing the Height Limit for Housing with Conditions
By Steve Levy | 27 comments | 1,501 views

Foods of Love
By Laura Stec | 3 comments | 1,438 views

I had no Idea How to Deal with Anger and Conflict
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,121 views

Forget You're Reading This
By Nick Taylor | 0 comments | 226 views