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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
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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 | 1115 Views

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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
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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 | 1109 Views

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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 | 1105 Views

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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
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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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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 | 1078 Views

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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 | 1078 Views

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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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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 | 1052 Views

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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 | 1049 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
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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
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Raising the barre: Dance school marks 75th anniversary

The Menlo Park Academy of Dance has always stayed on point -- and en pointe. The academy, now the official school for Peninsula...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2022
Last comment by Claudette, on Sep 8, 2022 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 1021 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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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 | 998 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 | 993 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
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