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Hot weather expected in Bay Area over next three days

Triple-digit temperatures are expected in inland Bay Area locations later this week, National Weather Service officials said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
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Menlo Park Fire Protection District President’s Report 2017

As my term as Fire Board President (and my 15th year on the Board) ends, here is what I see as our biggest accomplishments...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 21, 2017
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Assembly Election -- I choose Inks

I've been seeing a lot of "Veenker" and "Berman" signs around town. I just received the ballot and read up about the candidates...

Original post made by Resident on May. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1089 Views


Stanford goes dry

News reports are saying the Stanford is banning liquor at all campus parties. Does that mean that hundreds of drunk Stanford...

Original post made by resident on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by NoMoPa, on Aug 23, 2016 at 11:07 am | 6 comments | 1080 Views


YMCA Ross lost several great instructors!

YMCA Ross lost several great exercise instructors recently! I've been an Y member for years and it is disconcerting...

Original post made by SAD YMCA member on Apr. 5, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1066 Views


Raise Awareness and Build a Community of Hope

Here are some great education opportunities to help and inspire others with messages of hope during September is Suicide...

Original post made by Project Safety Net on Sep. 2, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1065 Views


Now that school is back we have inattentive cyclists swarming the roads.

Does anyone find it a little disconcerting how these hoards of school aged cyclists take over the road and do not obey traffic...

Original post made by HRM on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by C'est Moi, on Aug 17, 2016 at 12:48 pm | 4 comments | 1060 Views



It seems like the rain in recent days has awakened an army of weird looking flies. I noticed them this morning when getting...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 15, 2016
Last comment by Uh-oh!, on Oct 15, 2016 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 1059 Views


A Bank With Fossil Fuel Free Clean Hands

Are there any 'clean banks' in Palo Alto with safe deposit boxes? In 1970 we moved to the Peninsula. Like my employer,...

Original post made by baumgrenze on Jun. 12, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1058 Views


Heavy Earth-hauling on Embarcadero

Today, 1/31/18, is the second day I have noticed multiple double-bottomed semi-trailer earth-hauling trucks on Embarcadero...

Original post made by baumgrenze on Jan. 31, 2018
Last comment by musical, on Jan 31, 2018 at 11:19 pm | 4 comments | 1056 Views


Deep Pothole at El Camino Real and San Antonio

Drivers beware of the huge, deep pothole at the intersection of El Camino Real and San Antonio Road near Peet's and Chef...

Original post made by commuter on Mar. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1054 Views


Found dog

Boxer/Pit Bull mix? Brown, male no tags on it. Seems like a puppy - very active. Richard [email protected]

Original post made by Richard Clark on Nov. 4, 2016
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Where have all the Palo Alto Ducks gone?

I am talking about the mallards, that used to be plentiful at the Duckpond. Not a duck in the duckpond although there may...

Original post made by Baylands on May. 27, 2019
Last comment by Bananaphobia, on May 29, 2019 at 9:11 pm | 5 comments | 1052 Views


How do I get off Joe Simitian's list? I am tired of the voicemails.

I can't find it on his website. Thanks to anyone for your help....

Original post made by Frustrated on Oct. 22, 2016
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Save the Egg - Digital DNA to be Removed from Lytton Plaza

The City Art Commission is planning a final vote for removal of the sculpture in Lytton Plaza. If you are interested in...

Original post made by Fan of Digital DNA on Nov. 15, 2017
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How to use Ross Roundabout

Now that the roundabout on Meadow and Ross is functioning as a roundabout although it is still unfinished, it is important...

Original post made by Ross Roundabout on Feb. 3, 2018
Last comment by Ross Road, on Feb 3, 2018 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 1024 Views


Atherton Town Council study could reduce fire services in East Palo Alto

When the non-Atherton residents of the Fire District discover that this property tax reallocation process would also mean...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 15, 2017
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Spacing our times in grocery stores, parks, etc.

Since most days feel the same to most of us while working from home, perhaps we could start spacing our days or times of...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 25, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 27, 2020 at 8:42 pm | 7 comments | 999 Views


Retiming the left signal when turning from Page Mill Rd to Foothill Exp

When bringing my daughter to Gunn High in the mornings of school days, from Page Mill Rd (west bound), we must make a left...

Original post made by Jeff Li on Jan. 22, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Jan 22, 2018 at 9:30 pm | 1 comment | 993 Views


The Egg

Among recent public art efforts in Palo Alto was The Egg, in Lytton Plaza. You recall this orb constructed from old circuit...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Mar. 6, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Mar 6, 2019 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 984 Views
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