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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 Citizen, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 1333 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 | 9973 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 | 2852 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
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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
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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 | 1476 Views

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Bad mosquitoes recently

It seems we have another bout of bad mosquitoes! If you are noticing an increase please report to Santa Clara County vector...

Original post made by Bad mosquitoes recently on Aug. 11, 2019
Last comment by Bad Bout of Mosquitoes, on Aug 15, 2019 at 6:03 pm | 12 comments | 277 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 | 5199 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 | 3394 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 Bill, on Aug 14, 2019 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 8518 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 | 1725 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 | 1731 Views

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Gunn sending 24 student-athletes to the next level

From basketball to swimming, find out which colleges two-dozen Gunn High student-athletes will be attending this fall. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 11, 2019 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 1440 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 Social Stratification 101, on Aug 10, 2019 at 5:52 pm | 19 comments | 3856 Views

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Police arrest peeping Tom who lurked at Palo Alto apartment complex

A man was arrested Wednesday for alleged peeping and lewd conduct at an apartment complex in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by TD, on Aug 9, 2019 at 8:49 pm | 7 comments | 2835 Views

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Palo Alto celebrates second annual National Night Out

More than 300 community members attended National Night Out outside Palo Alto police headquarters on Tuesday for an evening...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2019
Last comment by Not Naive, on Aug 8, 2019 at 12:51 pm | 7 comments | 1870 Views

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Around Town: Temporary bathroom eyed for Pardee Park; Environmental organizations win grants

In the latest Around Town column, Pardee Park may soon see a temporary bathroom that is "significantly nicer than a port-a-potty"...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2019
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Aug 8, 2019 at 12:00 am | 14 comments | 2355 Views

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Palo Alto Art Center Foundation aims for more funding, engagement

Known for popular art classes and funky exhibits featuring glass pumpkins and willow huts, the Palo Alto Art Center is now...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2019
Last comment by Kate, on Aug 7, 2019 at 12:35 am | 5 comments | 2478 Views

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Florida man sentenced for mailing explosives to political figures

A Florida man was handed a 20-year sentence Monday after he pleaded guilty in March to 65 felonies for mailing 16 explosive...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2019
Last comment by Australian Rules Football, on Aug 6, 2019 at 2:57 pm | 7 comments | 1344 Views

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Religious leaders, community members hold vigil to protest treatment of migrants in detention

A little before noon, a small crowd starts to gather at the intersection of El Camino Real and Page Mill Road. The group...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 6, 2019 at 8:49 am | 19 comments | 2840 Views
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