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New local organization capitalizes on recycled water

When the time comes for lawn watering, why use water fresh from the tap when the option of recycled water is available? For...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Brenna Malmberg, 17 hours ago | 9 comments | 2761 Views

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Real Estate Matters

At first Realtors were whispering, "Wow, there is nothing for sale." Now they are yelling. Since 2008, the Peninsula and...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Mystified, 17 hours ago | 4 comments | 1130 Views

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East Palo Alto streets to get more lighting

About 25 East Palo Alto streets will have improved safety after the East Palo Alto City Council voted to approve a new LED...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Mark Dinan, on Aug 2, 2015 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 2019 Views

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Community Notebook: Mark Zuckerberg, wife to become first-time parents

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby girl, according to an announcement...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Also had miscarriages, on Aug 1, 2015 at 6:27 pm | 16 comments | 1896 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 Anna, on Jul 31, 2015 at 7:57 pm | 1059 comments | 163243 Views

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Palo Alto nears completion on fixing Embarcadero traffic signals

Responding to complaints from frustrated commuters, Palo Alto is in the midst of replacing and coordinating the traffic lights...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by stanhutchings, on Jul 31, 2015 at 5:12 pm | 29 comments | 3407 Views

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I propose some new Town Square topics

At the time of this writing, 4 of the 6 most recently commented upon articles had to do with real estate. Palo Altans, that's...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 31, 2015 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 101 Views

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Building permits in Palo Alto

From June 7 to July 10, these five building permits printed in the [http://www.paloaltoonline.com/morguepdf/2015/2015_07_31.paw.section1.pdf...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
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Recent home sales

In Mountain View during the past two weeks, Sierra Vista Avenue saw a little flurry of sales. The three combined sales along...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
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Home Front

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

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
There are no comments yet. 865 Views

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Sales at a glance

During the past two weeks, Menlo Park led the way in home sales with 27 purchases. But not far behind, Los Altos and Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
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Adobe Meadow/Meadow Park neighborhoods

Full of wide and open streets roofed by tall green trees, and glass-walled, wooden Eichler homes, many of which were remodeled...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
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Air district board approves $20M for Caltrain electrification project

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District board today approved $20 million in funding for a Caltrain electrification project...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 31, 2015 at 9:22 am | 12 comments | 1462 Views

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Parrots in Palo Alto?

For a week now, I have seen a pair of parrots flying from tree to tree in the Downtown North neighborhood. They are larger...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Excellent!, on Jul 31, 2015 at 12:33 am | 5 comments | 144 Views

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Tent spotted under San Antonio Overpass?

Has anyone else seen the tent hiding in the trees under the San Antonio overpass next to the northbound Alma lane? I wonder...

Original post made by CRW on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by HaHaHa, on Jul 30, 2015 at 1:53 pm | 5 comments | 269 Views

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Shop Talk: New restaurants open, Beautyland closes

New eateries Vina Enoteca and The Coppersmith are slated to open in Palo Alto, while Stanford Mall's Beautyland goes out...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by Geoff, on Jul 30, 2015 at 11:49 am | 4 comments | 3323 Views

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East Palo Alto man sentenced for high-speed chase with children in car

An East Palo Alto man was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday for leading California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sue, on Jul 30, 2015 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 1855 Views

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Stanford campus on alert after report of armed man

After a man was reportedly seen on the Stanford University campus Tuesday evening with what a witness believed to be a gun,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by everyone, on Jul 30, 2015 at 10:56 am | 5 comments | 4343 Views

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Past jail time

Bay Area "hyphy" rap duo the Hoodstarz grew up in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park. After running in to trouble with the law,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by Mom, on Jul 30, 2015 at 1:05 am | 2 comments | 1621 Views

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Palo Altan honored for creation of girls' STEM camp

Marie Wolbach, a Palo Alto resident, received a prestigious national honor in June for her creation and leadership of the...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Diane Rolfe, on Jul 29, 2015 at 9:36 pm | 11 comments | 2535 Views
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Palo Alto: Pastis owner to open second French restaurant
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Trust But Verify
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