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Palo Alto tries to get a piece of the 'sharing economy'

It's called the "sharing economy," but Palo Alto officials are growing increasingly concerned that the city isn't getting...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Concerned neighbor, 12 minutes ago | 14 comments | 1543 Views

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Edgewood Plaza's Fresh Market grocery store to close

Edgewood Plaza's Fresh Market grocery store in Palo Alto will close by March 31, the company announced on Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by anonymous, 21 minutes ago | 13 comments | 769 Views

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Airbnb landlords may owe Palo Alto taxes

Since its founding in 2008, Airbnb has exploded in popularity. Its website states that there are listings available in 33,000...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by Roderick, 39 minutes ago | 48 comments | 3897 Views

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Fresh Market to close door

Just reported by Marketwatch.com Fresh Market to close remaining California stores Fresh Market Inc. TFM, +2.57% said...

Original post made by So Sad on Mar. 5, 2015
There are no comments yet. 25 Views

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Plan to collect food scraps wins support in Palo Alto

Banana peels and apple cores may look like garbage to most Palo Alto residents, but city leaders are increasingly viewing...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, 3 hours ago | 39 comments | 2997 Views

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Mothers Symposium returns with theme of 'resilience'

Since 1998, a group of local mothers has organized a symposium to talk about the experience of motherhood through the lens...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by 21st century much?, on Mar 3, 2015 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 1559 Views

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Google unveils new HQ plans with startling design

Google has unveiled plans for an office campus that will undoubtedly be called extraordinary. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/03/02/google-unveils-...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Mar 3, 2015 at 9:06 am | 3 comments | 7108 Views

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Shop Talk: Goodbye Selix Formal Wear, welcome back Papa Murphy's

Palo Alto's only tuxedo shop closes its doors, Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza returns to Palo Alto and Stanford University...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by KP, on Mar 2, 2015 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 1808 Views

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PAHC Chief Decides to live in PAHC Property.

This morning the Daily Post headlined an article about Candice Gonzalez, Executive Director of Palo Alto Housing Corporation...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous22, on Mar 2, 2015 at 4:01 pm | 65 comments | 1253 Views

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Samsung opens new chapter for old Borders building

Palo Alto's iconic Varsity Theatre building on University Avenue, most recently a home to Borders Books, will soon be transformed...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Mar 1, 2015 at 12:09 am | 70 comments | 5927 Views

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Police seek man who exposed himself to a girl

A man driving a newer black hatchback exposed himself to an 11-year-old girl as she walked her dog last Sunday, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Feb 28, 2015 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 2552 Views

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Interpretation of exemptions trips up school parcel tax

In response to a reversal by Santa Clara County Counsel on its interpretation of a legal statute regarding parcel-tax exemptions...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 28, 2015 at 3:44 pm | 31 comments | 3427 Views

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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 Louise, on Feb 27, 2015 at 11:10 pm | 1012 comments | 146204 Views

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Buyer Beware! Door to Door guys trying to sell AT&T U-verse

There are sales guys going door to door trying to sell you AT&T U-verse. They are not AT&T employees, they work for an...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Stan B., on Feb 27, 2015 at 12:13 am | 23 comments | 9776 Views

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Santa Clara County supervisors OK $1.8M to help undocumented immigrants

The Santa Clara Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved $1.8 million for undocumented immigrants eligible for...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 26, 2015 at 7:24 pm | 8 comments | 1770 Views

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Gone to the dogs: Stanford Shopping Center

Hadn't been to the Stanford Shopping Center for a long time, but yesterday's visit was for the dogs. They were everywhere:...

Original post made by Kay Nine on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Dogowner supports leash law, on Feb 25, 2015 at 6:32 pm | 22 comments | 722 Views

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Train injures woman in Palo Alto

A woman struck by a northbound train at the Palo Alto Caltrain station on University Avenue this morning is still alive and...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by ChrisC, on Feb 25, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 11 comments | 10722 Views

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Palo Alto native, teacher is the real thing

Kelly Kobza is a Palo Alto native and teacher who went to Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. When she realized that more than...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Feb. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 90 Views

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Update: Missing Palo Alto woman found safe

The Palo Alto woman suffering from Alzheimer's disease who was reported missing earlier Monday was found safe at N. California...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 24, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 5 comments | 2594 Views

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People Behaving Badly??? My mistake!!

I was driving by the Post office on Hamilton Avenue yesterday just as the sun had begun to break into a beautiful sunny...

Original post made by Mayfield Child on Feb. 24, 2015
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Ming’s to hold farewell auction
By Elena Kadvany | 14 comments | 3,784 views

A proposal for Monday Night's Office Cap Discussion
By Steve Levy | 17 comments | 2,637 views

Gifts (that are not bought)
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,774 views

Juniors: Time to Start the College Process!
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,205 views

An injury
By Sally Torbey | 5 comments | 354 views