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Are 'ghost homes' becoming a problem?

The house in Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood is large and beautiful, its lawn is regularly manicured and, peering...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by Sandy, 4 hours ago | 8 comments | 673 Views

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Professorville

Palo Alto's oldest residential neighborhood Professorville is known for its large, century-old Victorian homes, oak tree-lined...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by Brig, on Apr 25, 2015 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 1322 Views

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Historic board rejects request to remove home's historic designation

When Lucille Mellish and her husband purchased their 696-square-foot cottage at 757 College Ave. in 1968, it wasn't on the...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Apr 25, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 25 comments | 2879 Views

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Best Of Palo Alto voting launches

The annual Best Of Palo Alto reader survey is launching today! This year's Best Of promises to unearth local delights, favorite...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 573 Views

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We Need Your Opinion On A Bicycle Skills/Sport Facility!

It is without a doubt, an unbelievable amount, of Palo Altans that have bicycles. In that region, quite a few cyclists...

Original post made by GunnBarrel on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by GunnBarrel , on Apr 24, 2015 at 7:23 am | 10 comments | 459 Views

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Leadership change at the Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto

Barbara Gross, the general manager of Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto, is stepping down from her position after 15 years...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Anita Cowen, on Apr 23, 2015 at 12:05 pm | 8 comments | 2451 Views

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Palo Alto adopts new 'green building' rules

With Earth Day just around the corner, Palo Alto on Monday ramped up its building code to require all new buildings to accommodate...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Apr 22, 2015 at 9:25 pm | 13 comments | 2543 Views

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City Clerk Beth Minor sheds 'interim' label

Palo Alto's new city clerk, Beth Minor, won't need much time learning the ropes in the busy office on the seventh floor....

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Lydia Kou, on Apr 22, 2015 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments | 1165 Views

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Palo Alto area to celebrate Earth Day

Several cities and nonprofit organizations are hosting events and activities this week in honor of Earth Day, which is on...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1810 Views

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East Palo Alto man faces felony charges tied to burglaries

A 61-year-old East Palo Alto man charged with burglarizing four Menlo Park restaurants has been held to answer after a preliminary...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1723 Views

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Palo Alto breaks ground on California Avenue

Palo Alto Mayor Nancy Shepherd will join other council members, local residents and dignitaries Monday afternoon in celebrating...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by Roland, on Apr 21, 2015 at 5:51 pm | 22 comments | 8371 Views

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Better beans

Started in 2004 by coffee lovers Rekha Shivapa and Vikram Shrivastava, Moksha is a customized roasting company that helps...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Foley-Hughes, on Apr 21, 2015 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1632 Views

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HP Way?

I have a new high-end HP Laser Color Printer. In less than two months, it suddenly died. No light or any display. My computers...

Original post made by Frustrated on Apr. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 42 Views

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Caltrain's bike bump form now available online

People with bicycles who are bumped off Caltrain due to overcrowding issues can now make reports online. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Rational, on Apr 17, 2015 at 6:47 am | 4 comments | 1768 Views

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Scam telephone call

Just a heads up there is a telephone scam from a Dennis Qway (PA) who leaves a message that we are in trouble with the US...

Original post made by pares on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by to pares, on Apr 14, 2015 at 3:28 pm | 10 comments | 790 Views

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Expect delays during Foothill Expressway bridge-widening project

Commuters using Foothill Expressway can expect traffic delays starting Monday, April 13, at Loyola Corners as work begins...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Rick Schwartz, on Apr 14, 2015 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 1543 Views

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Verizon wins approval for cell antennas at Little League ballpark

Opponents of Verizon's plan to install a cell antenna at the Little League ballfield on Middlefield Road suffered a second...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Julianne, on Apr 12, 2015 at 8:10 pm | 20 comments | 2801 Views

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Reclaiming California's natural aesthetic

California's native plants are giving the classic lawn a run for its money. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/04/08/reclaiming-californias-natural-ae...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Cynthia Typaldos, on Apr 12, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 3 comments | 1364 Views

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Worth a Look: bluegrass musical, landscape paintings and more

This week, catch the toe-tapping tunes of bluegrass musical "Fire on the Mountain," catch tranquil landscape paintings and...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto music fan, on Apr 11, 2015 at 11:03 pm | 2 comments | 1017 Views

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Considering moving from Pennsylvania to Palo Alto, what do I need to know?

From what I hear, the weather is beautiful year round, average temperature is 70*, never too hot in summer or too cold in...

Original post made by Mennitti on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by That song..., on Apr 10, 2015 at 10:36 am | 10 comments | 430 Views
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Palo Alto's Cafe Pro Bono reopens after fire
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 1,524 views

Magical Bridge Playground
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