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Peninsula Hardware closes after 63 years

A longtime fixture of Palo Alto's Midtown neighborhood, Peninsula Hardware, has closed its doors and will hold a store-closing...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by saddened, 21 hours ago | 29 comments | 8538 Views

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Shikada to stay on as head of Utilities Department

Ed Shikada probably won't need much of a learning curve for his new job as Palo Alto's permanent utilities director. The...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jeremy Robinson, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 915 Views

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Home Front

<B><B>WATER USE RULES ... </B>The city of Palo Alto has launched a new Water Efficiency Compliance web page, explaining the...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 285 Views

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A gardener's delight

One way the Elizabeth Gamble Garden hopes to reach the community is to actually get people to put their hands in the dirt....

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 804 Views

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Burglars hit Keeble & Shuchat by breaking through wall

Burglars broke through layers of plaster, plywood, sheetrock and a display case to get inside Keeble & Shuchat Photography...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by Raj, on Sep 29, 2016 at 3:36 pm | 27 comments | 11191 Views

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Kirke Comstock, former Palo Alto mayor, dies

Former Palo Alto councilman and mayor Kirke Comstock, who presided over the City of Palo Alto during the turbulent 1960s...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Frank Linn, on Sep 28, 2016 at 9:20 am | 8 comments | 4364 Views

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Palo Alto approves path to $15 minimum wage

Palo Alto hopped on a regional bandwagon Monday night when city officials agreed to raise the local minimum wage to $15 an...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by K. Liu, on Sep 28, 2016 at 7:54 am | 7 comments | 3312 Views

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Age-discrimination lawsuit filed against HP

Four former employees have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the Hewlett-Packard companies for age discrimination,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by JustaNumber, on Sep 28, 2016 at 7:42 am | 16 comments | 6026 Views

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Menlo Park's Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to invest $3 billion in funding for research

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, currently headquartered on Santa Cruz Avenue in Menlo Park, announced to the world this week...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 27, 2016 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 2540 Views

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Feds accuse Palantir of racism

News report in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/2016/09/26/regulators-accuse-palantir-of-discriminating-against-asian-applicants...

Original post made by resident on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by women?, on Sep 26, 2016 at 11:11 pm | 7 comments | 315 Views

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Local chess club puts Bay Area on national map

The tension in the room is high, and not a move is being made. Players sit across from each other, their brows furrowed as...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by William Lee, on Sep 25, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 8 comments | 11544 Views

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VTA looking for feedback from commuters on Highway 280 corridor

Frequent commuters on Interstate Highway 280 from Palo Alto to San Jose can provide feedback on how to improve conditions...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 24, 2016 at 5:15 pm | 11 comments | 1326 Views

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Explosion sound tonght at 2:20 am

Does anyone know the source of explosion sound tonght at 2:20 am?...

Original post made by Midtown resident on Jul. 17, 2016
Last comment by Near Cal Ave, on Sep 23, 2016 at 8:44 pm | 7 comments | 477 Views

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Quaker Harvest Festival celebrates 50 years

In the hurly burly of Silicon Valley life, the Quaker Harvest Festival remains a place for community connection amid the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Thank You, on Sep 23, 2016 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 2565 Views

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Home sales

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/09/23/home-sales posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 560 Views

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Rent Watch

QI live in a large apartment community. For the most part, the management staff has been responsive to repair requests, but...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
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Home Front

<B><B>GLASS FOR SALE ... </B>Paly students as well as professional artists' handcrafted blown glass objects will be on sale...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 403 Views

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Minimalism with a view

No drawer pulls, window moldings or massive appliances mar the minimalist aesthetic of the Moody Road home, the smallest...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1472 Views

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Sales at a glance

<B> Atherton Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/09/23/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 461 Views

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Stanford, other research universities to partner in bioscience collaboration

Three of the Bay Area's powerhouse universities have joined forces to work on a new biomedical science research center funded...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Citizen, on Sep 22, 2016 at 12:30 pm | 5 comments | 1888 Views
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