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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 | 1016 Views

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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 | 1014 Views

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A Tale of Three Cities and their utilization of citizen volunteers in response to the Covid 19 Pandemic

Here is what the City of Palo Alto did over a month ago: City of Palo Alto Emergency Services Volunteer Activation Order...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 28, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1003 Views

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Smash-and-grab burglary caught on video

Mountain View police are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect involved in a smash-and-grab burglary outside...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
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A better alternative to Caltrain electrification

No unsightly poles and expensive overhead wires: "Hydrogen trains are equipped with fuel cells that produce electricity...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 19, 2018
There are no comments yet. 989 Views

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Are Our Creeks At Risk Of Overflow?

With our past history of flooding due heavy rains at high tide, should we be concerned about another flood event? High...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Jan 16, 2019 at 10:52 pm | 2 comments | 962 Views

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Ideo's Barbecue

With the discussion about school closures, spare the air, I can't resist pointing out that Ideo had a barbecue on High Street...

Original post made by HMM on Nov. 16, 2018
Last comment by clueless, on Nov 16, 2018 at 9:41 pm | 7 comments | 954 Views

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Free Informative Tech Session for Seniors

A fun and interactive tech session hosted by Paly and Gunn students at the Mitchell Park Library on Dec 8. Students will...

Original post made by Jonathan Park on Dec. 5, 2018
There are no comments yet. 947 Views

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Duck Pond - Where Have All The Water Fowl, Seagulls, And Other Migrating Birds Gone?

We were visiting family over the holidays and decided to visit the duck pond at the Baylands. We have traditionally visited...

Original post made by Visitor on Jan. 6, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 6, 2020 at 7:34 pm | 1 comment | 935 Views

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New tenant spotted in old MV OSH building

I drove by the old Orchard Supply location on Charleston and there is a "Ace Hardware" banner hanging over the front doors....

Original post made by Palo Parent on Jul. 13, 2019
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Stanford to reopen Dish area on July 6

Stanford press release: https://news.stanford.edu/2020/06/29/stanford-reopen-dish-area/ "Many of the guidelines are now...

Original post made by resident on Jun. 29, 2020
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Why is a former Palo Alto dump site blocking our beautiful bay views still?

I understand that the former Palo Alto dump was established before environmental responsibility was important to most people,...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Sep. 13, 2018
Last comment by Think Big, on Sep 13, 2018 at 10:46 pm | 5 comments | 883 Views

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Nonprofit book bag sale; free books for nonprofits

The Friends of the Palo Alto Library is offering 30,000+ used books for sale, at $5 per bag, throughout the month of November....

Original post made by kareninca on Nov. 5, 2020
There are no comments yet. 872 Views

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Parking Limit-Town & Country Village Aug 6-9

Town and Country plans to repair sections of their parking lot next week- Planned dates are Monday August 6 through Thursday...

Original post made by resident on Aug. 5, 2018
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How the Town of Atherton proposes to steal from the residents of the Fire District

The Town Council has no shame! These are just some of their proposals for ways in which Fire District funds could be...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 10, 2019
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Power outage last night

Not seeing any news on what seemed like a big power outage Monday night on Embarcadero between Louis and 101, well into Duveneck-St....

Original post made by robh on Dec. 4, 2018
Last comment by Let There be Light, on Dec 4, 2018 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 833 Views

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Beautiful new raised pedestrian walkway in the Baylands

Friends, if you ride out on the Bay Trail north of Cooley Landing, you'll come across a beautiful, brand new raised pedestrian/bike...

Original post made by Richard Clark on Jul. 22, 2020
There are no comments yet. 830 Views

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malls and retail Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County is now allowing malls and retails to open for indoor customers without any capacity limitations. Anyone...

Original post made by Natalie Fisher on Oct. 19, 2020
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Donate to support volunteer firefighters and local fire districts as the CZU Lightening Complex Fire nearly destroys their small communities.

This is an initiative of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, your gift via our partner, Philanthropic Ventures Foundation...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 25, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 29, 2020 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 796 Views

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Contactless Payment -Where can we use them?

Checking my credit cards I have the Contactless Payment symbol but I am not sure where these can be accepted in local stores...

Original post made by Grocery Shopper on Mar. 23, 2020
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Mar 23, 2020 at 12:28 pm | 3 comments | 765 Views
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