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Rent Watch

QDue to a change of jobs, I am about to move out of my current apartment. When I moved out of my prior apartment, the landlord...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
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Building permits

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/03/04/building-permits posted Friday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Garden Tips: The art of control

What is the essence of gardening? Some think it is the connection with the earth; others think it is a complement to building...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
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Home Front

<B><B>GROW, THEN EAT YOUR VEGGIES ... </B>Master Gardener <B>Vera Kark</B> will give step-by-step directions on starting...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
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Sales at a glance

<B>East Palo Alto Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/03/04/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thoughts on Middle School : Private Girls-only versus public

Our daughter is headed to JLS and we have now started worrying about the typical concerns that parents feel about public...

Original post made by parent on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Mama, on Mar 3, 2016 at 11:35 pm | 12 comments | 840 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fight leaves one man injured, another jailed

A fight between two men on Friday night, Feb. 26, in Palo Alto left one man seriously injured and landed another in jail,...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by schools, on Mar 3, 2016 at 9:53 pm | 16 comments | 4503 Views

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Mountain View Neighborhoods

From an early stagecoach stop and agricultural center, Mountain View has grown since its incorporation in 1902 to a thriving...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by P. Dorst, on Mar 3, 2016 at 9:33 pm | 3 comments | 31179 Views

RESTAURANTS

Seasonal seafood

La Viga ties together Redwood City's Mexican and Latin American culinary scene, with a focus on seasonal and local ingredients. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Sally-Ann Rudd, on Mar 3, 2016 at 5:54 pm | 1 comment | 4503 Views

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Drought drives up electric costs in Palo Alto

After seven years of stability, Palo Alto's electric ratepayers could soon be in for a series of jolts, as the state's prolonged...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Guy_Fawkes, on Mar 3, 2016 at 4:31 pm | 8 comments | 4266 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group Forming to Address Palo Alto Airport Impacts on Quality of Life

If you are bothered by low flying, loud prop planes and helicopters, (GA aircraft) you are not alone! These are not commercial...

Original post made by Aviation Limits on Feb. 1, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Mar 3, 2016 at 4:02 pm | 132 comments | 2361 Views

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Lynda Steele, former Abilities United director, dies

Lynda Steele advocated over four decades for the rights of persons with developmental disabilities, shepherding a movement...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Jere King, on Mar 3, 2016 at 1:25 pm | 7 comments | 4320 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rodent control. Anyone else having issues?

We have a fair number of trees and a bird feeder. We like wildlife and are happy to see birds and squirrels in the yard....

Original post made by Withheld on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by No Poisons, on Mar 3, 2016 at 11:23 am | 6 comments | 700 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rain expected in Bay Area, storm forecast for Saturday

The San Francisco Bay and Monterey Bay areas are in for some wet weather that may last through Monday, a National Weather...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Arthur Keller, on Mar 3, 2016 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 3180 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls keep their dream soccer season intact

The Menlo-Atherton girls kept their championship hopes alive in the Central Coast Section Division I soccer playoffs with...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by Soocer Fan, on Mar 3, 2016 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 3710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why no lunch money? All spent on mortgage?

My children have changed social groups throughout their years at Paly and there are often students who have no lunch and...

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 3, 2016 at 12:38 am | 38 comments | 2069 Views

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Median barriers to stay at Ravenswood Avenue crossing in Menlo Park

After a 35-year-old woman died when a bullet train struck her SUV at the Ravenswood Avenue railroad crossing in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by pedestrian, on Mar 2, 2016 at 7:51 pm | 1 comment | 2569 Views

BOOKS

Practical help for teens

Jacob Towery, who sees local adolescents and adults at his private psychiatry practice in downtown Palo Alto, has penned...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Holy Smoke!, on Mar 2, 2016 at 3:24 pm | 3 comments | 5820 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood girls shoot into CCS Open Division title game

==BI CCS basketball roundup== With the Golden State Warriors' recent domination of the NBA, basketball in the Bay Area has...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by scotty, on Mar 2, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 2537 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mother, daughter jailed after raucous traffic stop on Willow Road

Following a raucous incident during a traffic stop on Willow Road on Saturday night, Feb. 27, two women, one from Menlo Park...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by DTN Paul, on Mar 2, 2016 at 1:37 pm | 8 comments | 4013 Views
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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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