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how much does it cost to add an addition to a house?

I am just starting to consider adding an addition to my 95 year old house. I have no idea how much this kind of thing costs....

Original post made by curious on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jan 5, 2017 at 8:23 pm | 35 comments | 12766 Views

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Airplanes - near miss over Mid-town

Did anyone else see the near-miss over Midtown last night (Thursday). It looked to be two 747's about 1000' apart horizontally...

Original post made by Dan on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Jun 30, 2014 at 3:52 pm | 35 comments | 3879 Views

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Sonya Raymakers' services set Friday afternoon

Sonya Raymakers' stunned parents, Bonnie Packer and Bob Raymakers, were surrounded by family and friends in their south Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Karin, on Jun 6, 2009 at 4:34 pm | 35 comments | 6236 Views

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Trader Joes at T&C Size

Does anyone know the size of the TJ's going in at T&C? It sure looks small, at least compared to the MP and MV stores they...

Original post made by Jim H. on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by chris, on Jul 15, 2009 at 4:26 pm | 35 comments | 6239 Views

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Energy secretary: 'U.S. lagging in clean-tech race'

The U.S. lags behind other countries in the race for clean technology even though it has the greatest "innovation machine"...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Maroons are everywhere, on May 28, 2010 at 6:09 pm | 35 comments | 5918 Views

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Paly changes fall schedule to allow longer classes

Palo Alto High School this fall will move to a daily schedule featuring longer class periods with fewer classes each day,...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on May 11, 2010 at 8:44 pm | 35 comments | 4725 Views

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giant supermarket coming to San Antonio Shopping Center

NIMBYs have killed all attempts by developers to build bigger supermarkets in Palo Alto over the last couple of decades....

Original post made by shopper on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by SteveU, on Sep 9, 2010 at 10:07 am | 35 comments | 4407 Views

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Palo Alto challenges regional growth projections

A regional plan to promote "sustainable communities" is facing a chorus of opposition from Palo Alto and other cities, many...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2011
Last comment by Steve Raney, on Jul 14, 2011 at 6:29 pm | 35 comments | 7089 Views

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Shooting leaves Menlo Park teen fighting for life

A 19-year-old Menlo Park woman was shot early Wednesday morning (July 13) in East Palo Alto and has life-threatening injuries,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by jazzylsweetie, on Jul 18, 2011 at 12:05 am | 35 comments | 6944 Views

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Grocery store to open at Alma Plaza in 2012

A supermarket will be the first retail tenant at the new Alma Plaza development in Palo Alto, city officials announced Monday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by food, on Jul 23, 2011 at 1:21 am | 35 comments | 4446 Views

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Teacher blames fatal accident on sun glare

A teacher who struck and killed a 6-year-old East Palo Alto girl in a crosswalk Sept. 28 told police that sun glare prevented...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by john, on Nov 23, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 35 comments | 11796 Views

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Heritage redwoods cut without notice at Fairmeadow School?

Over the Spring Break 2012, a huge "twin" redwood was cut down despite being behind a protective fence complete with...

Original post made by Jean M. on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Maria, on Apr 15, 2012 at 11:03 pm | 35 comments | 7002 Views

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Assembly passes bill to fund high-speed rail

A proposal to fund California's controversial high-speed-rail system rolled through the state Assembly late Thursday afternoon...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 7, 2012 at 10:53 am | 35 comments | 4893 Views

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High-speed rail on tonight's council agenda

High-speed rail will be back on the agenda of the Palo Alto City Council tonight as members are asked to update the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Skin in the game, on Jan 23, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 35 comments | 12785 Views

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Crews to film 'Silicon Valley' TV show in Palo Alto

A film crew will be in downtown Palo Alto to film an HBO television show pilot today (Tuesday), according to the city. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 6, 2014 at 11:40 pm | 35 comments | 12774 Views

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Yelp to move into planned College Terrace Centre

Palo Alto's College Terrace Centre development has secured at least one tenant in review website Yelp, according to the Silicon...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 2, 2014 at 9:46 pm | 35 comments | 10896 Views

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Bernie Sanders rallies crowd during Palo Alto stop

Thousands flocked to Palo Alto to chant, to cheer, to wave signs, and to "feel the Bern" and to experience the rare thrill...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 6, 2016 at 9:15 pm | 35 comments | 9182 Views

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Housing proposal on Compadres site wins key vote

Despite some consternation from area residents, a proposal to demolish the El Camino Real building that once housed the popular...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Mar 17, 2017 at 9:47 am | 35 comments | 7381 Views

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Palo Alto drops bid to buy downtown post office

After nearly four years of negotiations with the United States Postal Service, Palo Alto is abandoning its plan to purchase...

Original post made on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 8, 2017 at 4:02 pm | 35 comments | 14276 Views

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Palo Alto looks to firm up renter protections

As rising rents continue to drive long-time residents out of Palo Alto, city officials are preparing to adopt new regulations...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by maguro_01, on Oct 14, 2017 at 7:28 am | 35 comments | 11334 Views
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