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Open space district board votes to support protecting Stanford foothills for 99 years

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District's board of directors voted unanimously on Wednesday night to support a measure...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2019
Last comment by But why? , on Sep 4, 2019 at 12:13 am | 5 comments | 3569 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 Ron, on Sep 1, 2019 at 12:29 pm | 1177 comments | 286002 Views

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Black and White Ball returns with a bang

After a seven-year hiatus, the Black and White Ball is back. First held in 1987 as the key fundraising event for the Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2019
Last comment by High Society In Palo Alto, on Aug 29, 2019 at 6:53 pm | 21 comments | 5143 Views

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Stanford is snapping up homes in College Terrace

New research by a group of media organizations has found that Stanford University's housing portfolio may be larger than...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 29, 2019 at 4:49 pm | 105 comments | 13583 Views

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A season of plenty: Autumn arts on the Midpeninsula

What do Willie Nelson, stunt dogs, emergency preparedness and man-eating musical plants have in common? They're all a part...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 28, 2019 at 5:10 pm | 3 comments | 3273 Views

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New effort in the works to build trail from Bay to ocean

Land conservation agencies and local jurisdictions are teaming up behind a bold new plan to build a trail that would allow...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 26, 2019 at 1:38 pm | 13 comments | 5954 Views

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Spare the Air alert issued for smoggy conditions expected Monday

A combination of expected high temperatures, light winds and vehicle exhaust has prompted Bay Area air district officials...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Aug 26, 2019 at 12:41 pm | 3 comments | 1313 Views

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Historic Alpine Inn reopening in Portola Valley on Friday

Two private parties at the historic Alpine Inn, a Portola Valley institution that was recently sold and closed for renovation,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Aug 25, 2019 at 7:51 pm | 4 comments | 12786 Views

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Discovering the 'invisible' faces of Filoli

Filoli House and Gardens' current exhibition "Nest: Creating Home" is a multilayered, three-part project. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by TV Time, on Aug 23, 2019 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 2118 Views

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Palo Alto Festival for the Arts features home decor, furniture

The festival showcases many items to furnish and decorate your home. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2019/08/16/palo-alto-festival-for-the-arts-feature...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 23, 2019 at 12:37 am | 1 comment | 3918 Views

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Around Town: Auditor's office getting taste of its own medicine; Bay Trail work set to begin

In the latest Around Town column, the Palo Alto City Auditor's Office will face an audit of its own, work is scheduled to...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2019
Last comment by TheLookingGlass, on Aug 21, 2019 at 4:41 pm | 5 comments | 2853 Views

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History of Fry's site complicates city's redevelopment plans

A Portage Avenue site that now houses Fry's Electronics has been deemed a historically significant property, which may delay...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2019
Last comment by Classic Ventura, on Aug 17, 2019 at 3:29 pm | 101 comments | 13597 Views

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Hot temperatures in store for Bay Area this weekend

After a cool few weeks in the Bay Area, residents should anticipate a serious warm-up this weekend with some places expected...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Summertime, on Aug 16, 2019 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 3021 Views

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Prep football: Menlo School already has better numbers

A series of circumstances contributed to last year being the wrong time for the Menlo School football team to move up to...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1365 Views

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Prep football: Gators look to continue upward mobility

Sacred Heart Prep made big progress last season, going from 3-7 in Mark Grieb's first year as head coach to 11-2, a season...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1368 Views

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Church celebration Saturday to look back -- and forward

In 2015, the Palo Alto Church of Christ faced a dilemma. Once a robust congregation -- with 200 members at its peak in 1968...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 15, 2019 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 1960 Views

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City considers letting Fido run free — sometimes

In the latest Around Town column, read about a proposal to loosen the city's leash law. https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2019/07/27/around-town-leash-loosening-pilot-for-dogs-in...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2019
Last comment by DogLoverNotOwner, on Aug 15, 2019 at 4:30 pm | 71 comments | 5628 Views

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How is the U.S.-China trade war affecting Palo Alto home prices?

In the last year, numbers of foreign buyers are down overall, with the most precipitous drop among Chinese buyers. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Aug 15, 2019 at 10:51 am | 25 comments | 4352 Views

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County supervisors calls for federal assault weapons ban

Two Santa Clara County supervisors are calling for a nationwide ban on assault weapons, calling it a common-sense action...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2019
Last comment by From Another Galaxy & Time, on Aug 13, 2019 at 9:00 am | 22 comments | 2626 Views

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<B>HAZY VISION ...</B> Last March, more than 100 residents and city leaders packed into Ventura Community Center to present...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by Staying Young Through Kids, on Aug 12, 2019 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 2246 Views
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