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Community Notebook: Palo Alto teens organize environmental event

Learn about Palo Alto's water sources (and restrictions), digitized carpooling and how to pack eco-friendly lunches at Green...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by moi aussi, on Aug 24, 2015 at 12:32 pm | 2 comments | 4482 Views

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Real Estate Matters

Ask any real estate attorney about disputes between sellers and listing agents and you are likely to hear a lament about...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by neighbor, on Aug 23, 2015 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 3404 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to raise minimum wage

Palo Alto is a relative latecomer when it comes to establishing a minimum wage, but a new proposal that the City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Aug 23, 2015 at 11:17 am | 45 comments | 4829 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighbors jump in to find Fresh Market replacement

With the clock ticking down to the March 31 closure of Edgewood Plaza's Fresh Market grocery store, residents who live near...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Aug 22, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 42 comments | 3432 Views

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Palo Alto's up-and-coming teen actress

Palo Alto Preparatory School freshman Angelina Wahler stars in the new animated Nickelodeon series, "Harvey Beaks," which...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor Friend, on Aug 22, 2015 at 6:31 pm | 1 comment | 3806 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spanish immersion program marks 20 years in Palo Alto

One works on climate change in the White House. Another started a new job this week as an elementary school dual-immersion...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 22, 2015 at 11:56 am | 10 comments | 10010 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey sheds light on downtown Palo Alto drivers

They drive alone and show up in droves -- that much is clear. But who are downtown's non-carpooling commuters and where do...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Well-Travelled, on Aug 22, 2015 at 8:59 am | 36 comments | 6617 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

<B>Transportation waste Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/08/21/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 21, 2015 at 6:19 pm | 1 comment | 965 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Alert neighbor halts prowler at Palo Alto home

A Palo Alto man was arrested Wednesday after a quick-thinking neighbor notified police when she saw him climbing into the...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Aug 21, 2015 at 3:42 pm | 22 comments | 4423 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto commission discusses local hate crimes

In the wake of last month's hate crime incident where a Latino teenager was stabbed downtown after being called racial slurs,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Jerry99, on Aug 21, 2015 at 3:01 pm | 12 comments | 3558 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bol Park donkeys defended with BB rifle

The owner of the donkey pasture where Palo Alto's two beloved donkeys reside defended the animals on Monday night by shooing...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by JaneP, on Aug 21, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 78 comments | 7473 Views

RESTAURANTS

When in France ...

Cafe Brioche has been an anchor on California Avenue since 1995. The food is uncomplicated and well-prepared by chef Ricardo...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Regulars, on Aug 21, 2015 at 12:07 pm | 2 comments | 2849 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Anderson tackles his final year with Stanford

Kevin Anderson has made 84 tackles as a member of the Stanford football team, 20 of those were for a loss, including nine...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Stuart Berman, on Aug 21, 2015 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 2050 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Comprehensive Plan committee expanded

Responding to criticism about insufficient representation from the southern half of the city, the Palo Alto City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Clever, on Aug 21, 2015 at 10:54 am | 32 comments | 3879 Views

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Recent home sales

Among Menlo Park's 19 home sales this edition, one happened along Palo Alto Way, which surprisingly is not in Palo Alto....

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1487 Views

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Building permits in Palo Alto

Residents continue to add solar panels to their roofs, with eight roof-mounted PV systems making the building permit list....

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2325 Views

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Sales at a glance

Atherton, East Palo Alto and Los Altos each recorded four sales this edition. Read the rest of the real estate numbers below...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
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Positively Green

This past summer I had the incredible opportunity to visit Italy &#151; Tuscany and Sicily. My wife and I had been planning...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1969 Views

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Home Front

Find local news and events related to real estate, interior design, home improvement and gardening. This week includes afternoon...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2745 Views

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Local painter, Florentine jewelry artist exhibit talents at annual festival

The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts will once again turn University Avenue into an open air gallery, showcasing masterpieces...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
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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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