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Home Front

This week includes a native plant sale on Oct. 17, a rhododendron workshop on Oct. 21, a bath and kitchen remodeling event...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
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Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the County...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
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Orrange has career game in Stanford's win over Colorado

Amber Orrange scored a career-high 26 points to help the 15th-ranked Stanford women's basketball team escape with a 62-55...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Harvey Wade, on Oct 8, 2015 at 2:01 am | 1 comment | 4168 Views

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Inside those new houses

The owners of four South Bay residences are opening up their homes on Saturday, Oct. 10, for the 2015 Silicon Valley Home...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Neal, on Oct 7, 2015 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 5564 Views

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High school students make coding skills multiply

Coding isn't as hard as it sounds, but it might not be accessible to many teens. That was the idea that inspired Nikhil Cheerla...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Korny Korn Shell, on Oct 5, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 3 comments | 5587 Views

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Recent home sales

Two homes find themselves on avenues with stately names: California and Michigan. While one is a sunny, familiar state, the...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
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Book Talk: New titles on Silicon Valley business, romance and more

This month, Bay Area authors tackle topics from Silicon Valley business to romance, share their personal stories and invent...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2015
Last comment by Paula, on Sep 26, 2015 at 6:57 am | 1 comment | 3054 Views

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Recent home sales

Six homes in this week's edition of "Recent home sales" hadn't been sold since the 1970s. With more than 35 years between...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
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Building permits in Palo Alto

If residents look around the neighborhood, someone is probably adding a PV system to the roof, re-roofing or cleaning the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
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Recent home sales

From Wisteria Drive in East Palo Alto to Olive Street in Menlo Park, local streets' names speak of flowers and trees in the...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
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Garden Tips: What is garden art?

What is art in the garden? Is it the decorations, the sculpture or the fountain? Are pathways art or the perspectives from...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
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Community Notebook: Stanford alumna, Palo Alto resident to head Sempervirens Fund

Stanford alumna and Palo Alto resident Shelley Ratay has been appointed as Sempervirens Fund's executive director, the board...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 20, 2015 at 12:35 am | 3 comments | 5603 Views

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AAA offers free 'tipsy tow' on St. Patrick's Day

The American Automobile Association's Northern California branch is offering to take drivers who've been drinking home for...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
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Police investigate possible East Palo Alto child abduction

A 9-year-old girl was taken from the Cesar Chavez Academy in East Palo Alto on Tuesday morning, March 3, and after an investigation,...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Don't Be Irresponsible!, on Mar 8, 2015 at 11:34 pm | 3 comments | 4986 Views

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Filoli statement: More than 1,000 volunteers sign new agreement

More than 1,000 Filoli volunteers have signed a new volunteer agreement, Executive Director Cynthia D'Agosta announced in...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Mar 4, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 4064 Views

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MLK day student-protesters appear in court

The first group of Stanford University student-protesters arrested during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day action that shut down...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 1, 2015 at 8:07 am | 38 comments | 6123 Views

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Man arrested at Palo Alto church for making sexual comments to children

A man who allegedly made sexual comments to middle school students at a downtown Palo Alto church was arrested Thursday evening,...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Eeyore, on Feb 25, 2015 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 5373 Views

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Cardinal women denied a second water polo tourney title

Second-ranked UCLA knocked the top-ranked and defending national champion Stanford women's water polo team from the ranks...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
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Palo Alto girls take a new path in section playoffs

The Palo Alto girls are just one basketball victory away from setting a school mark for single-season victories. The question...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
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Stanford freshman earns Newcomer award in water polo

==BI Cardinal corner == Stanford freshman Jordan Raney was named MPSF/Kap7 Newcomer of the Week in women's water polo when...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
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Short story writers wanted!

The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category. Sponsored by Kepler's Books, Linden Tree Books and Bell's Books.

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