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Real Estate Matters

As winter approaches, we typically expect Bay Area and Peninsula home prices to start cooling along with the weather, as...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2013
Last comment by Some people!, on Dec 26, 2013 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 6877 Views

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Officials declare Friday a 'Spare the Air' day

Burning wood will be banned in the Bay Area on Friday, Dec. 27, for the fifth day in a row and the 20th day this season,...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Dec 31, 2013 at 10:01 am | 34 comments | 10419 Views

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Palo Alto's accomplishments, civic trends in 2013

By many measures it's been a productive and prosperous year in Palo Alto -- even with its recent growing pains. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2013
Last comment by MightyTravels, on Jan 10, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 32 comments | 7418 Views

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Driver responds to lawsuit over Menlo Park crash that injured 6-year-old twins

The 90-year-old driver of a car that reportedly pinned 6-year-old twin brothers against a wall on Santa Cruz Avenue has denied...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jan 8, 2014 at 10:08 pm | 73 comments | 18035 Views

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Off the Grid food trucks may come to Menlo Park

Off the Grid, a highly popular Bay Area food truck gathering, might set up shop in Menlo Park this year. The organization...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Jan 6, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 22 comments | 8488 Views

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Shop Talk: two newcomers, four goners downtown

NEW BLOOMIES UNDERWAY AT MALL ... A new Bloomingdale's is scheduled to open at Stanford Shopping Center later this year....

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Davis fan, on Jan 21, 2014 at 11:18 am | 51 comments | 22449 Views

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Online poker, reinvented -- and legal

Under federal and most state law, online poker is illegal. But one Palo Alto man claims his 100-percent skill-based version...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Oppenheimer, on Jan 18, 2014 at 11:55 am | 6 comments | 11937 Views

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Midtown resident to receive 'Community Champion' honor

Midtown Palo Alto resident Annette Glanckopf Ashton will receive the 13th Senate District Community Champion award on Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Jan 10, 2014 at 5:09 pm | 25 comments | 6160 Views

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Students demonstrate as new Sofia president takes office

As an interim president took office at Palo Alto's Sofia University this week, students demonstrating outside the school...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Mimi, on Jan 10, 2014 at 8:54 pm | 3 comments | 4733 Views

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Stanford studies explore potency of flu vaccines

Where flu vaccines for men are concerned, with virility comes virulence, according to a new report released by Stanford. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jake, on Jan 23, 2014 at 11:59 am | 7 comments | 7535 Views

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Key issues will drive policy through the seasons of 2014

The year will certainly be filled with surprises. Given how much unfinished business the council is carrying over from 2013...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by Resident 1, on Jan 13, 2014 at 2:10 pm | 8 comments | 5612 Views

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Remodeling: In da Houzz

What happens when you combine the words house and buzz? The answer is the online community "Houzz," a website and mobile...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by Tom , on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:45 pm | 2 comments | 8483 Views

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Two people die in Palo Alto house fire

Two people were found dead following a house fire tonight at 988 Embarcadero Road, according to Palo Alto police and fire...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2014
Last comment by veriloud, on Jan 16, 2014 at 8:38 pm | 41 comments | 17359 Views

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When is a comp not really a comp?

We've all heard a version of the same story at a dinner party or on the sidelines of our child's soccer game. It goes something...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Jan 13, 2014 at 7:06 pm | 7 comments | 7255 Views

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Woman could get 12 years for fatally stabbing boyfriend

An East Palo Alto woman could spend up to 12 years in state prison for killing her boyfriend by stabbing him in the leg with...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 13, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 5 comments | 3234 Views

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Demand for flu vaccine climbs as season's death toll rises

With flu season in full swing and more than a dozen flu-related deaths reported in the Bay Area as of today, many residents...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by KP, on Jan 15, 2014 at 10:01 am | 7 comments | 3556 Views

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Fatal fire on Embarcadero deemed accidental

The house fire on Embarcadero Road that claimed the lives of two people Friday night was accidental and started in the kitchen,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by certainly sad, on Jan 20, 2014 at 10:07 pm | 9 comments | 7383 Views

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An almost-instant bathroom

After Carey Holubar and Mark Dietz remodeled their Monta Loma home 14 years ago, nobody wanted to use the second -- decidedly...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Jason Strong, on Jan 15, 2014 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 586 Views

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Flu deaths in Bay Area rise to 18

More flu deaths were reported throughout the Bay Area today with 18 residents fatally contracting the virus so far this winter...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by MzMiranda, on Jan 15, 2014 at 1:05 pm | 1 comment | 4058 Views

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Abilities United head Lynda Steele to retire

Lynda Steele, executive director of the Palo Alto nonprofit Abilities United, will retire by June, the organization's board...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, on Jan 20, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 4 comments | 4582 Views
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