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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Income inequality in Bay Area exceeds national levels

A Silicon Valley economic research institute said today that income inequality in the Bay Area is now more severe than in...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Jul 31, 2015 at 4:51 pm | 28 comments | 4767 Views

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I propose some new Town Square topics

At the time of this writing, 4 of the 6 most recently commented upon articles had to do with real estate. Palo Altans, that's...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 31, 2015 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 539 Views

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Building permits in Palo Alto

From June 7 to July 10, these five building permits printed in the [http://www.paloaltoonline.com/morguepdf/2015/2015_07_31.paw.section1.pdf...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2166 Views

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Recent home sales

In Mountain View during the past two weeks, Sierra Vista Avenue saw a little flurry of sales. The three combined sales along...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
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Home Front

Find local news and events related to real estate, interior design, home improvement and gardening. This week includes an...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3352 Views

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Sales at a glance

During the past two weeks, Menlo Park led the way in home sales with 27 purchases. But not far behind, Los Altos and Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
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Adobe Meadow/Meadow Park neighborhoods

Full of wide and open streets roofed by tall green trees, and glass-walled, wooden Eichler homes, many of which were remodeled...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Palo Alto police department receives funds to fight alcohol-related crimes

The Palo Alto Police Department has received a $41,000 grant from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by ControBoard, on Jul 31, 2015 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 2759 Views

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Air district board approves $20M for Caltrain electrification project

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District board today approved $20 million in funding for a Caltrain electrification project...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 31, 2015 at 9:22 am | 12 comments | 2995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sb277 mandatory vaccine Referendum

For anyone who would like to sign for the referendum on sb277 and recall of senator Pan, here is the link to where and when...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Roger Dodger, on Jul 31, 2015 at 7:54 am | 14 comments | 1071 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto girls' team places first in LEGO robotics competition

A team of eighth-grade Palo Alto girls placed first among 65 teams Sunday in the First LEGO League robotics competition at...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Congrats!, on Jul 31, 2015 at 12:40 am | 3 comments | 3016 Views

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Parrots in Palo Alto?

For a week now, I have seen a pair of parrots flying from tree to tree in the Downtown North neighborhood. They are larger...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Excellent!, on Jul 31, 2015 at 12:33 am | 5 comments | 626 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman killed by train worked at UCSF

Jasmine Ahluwalia, the 31-year-old Palo Alto resident who died after being hit by a train in Menlo Park Monday, was a post-doctoral...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by member, on Jul 30, 2015 at 6:55 pm | 17 comments | 3629 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Leadership shuffle at Jordan Middle School

One of Tom Jacoubowsky's top goals as Gunn High School's assistant principal in charge of guidance counseling was to make...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jordan Parent, on Jul 30, 2015 at 4:12 pm | 14 comments | 7820 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Follow up on PAHC issues?

I was walking on Maybell the other day and saw the executive director of the Palo Alto Housing Corporation coming out of...

Original post made by Citizen on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Jul 30, 2015 at 2:04 pm | 4 comments | 623 Views

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Tent spotted under San Antonio Overpass?

Has anyone else seen the tent hiding in the trees under the San Antonio overpass next to the northbound Alma lane? I wonder...

Original post made by CRW on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by HaHaHa, on Jul 30, 2015 at 1:53 pm | 5 comments | 815 Views

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Shop Talk: New restaurants open, Beautyland closes

New eateries Vina Enoteca and The Coppersmith are slated to open in Palo Alto, while Stanford Mall's Beautyland goes out...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by Geoff, on Jul 30, 2015 at 11:49 am | 4 comments | 7866 Views

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East Palo Alto man sentenced for high-speed chase with children in car

An East Palo Alto man was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday for leading California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sue, on Jul 30, 2015 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 3433 Views

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Stanford campus on alert after report of armed man

After a man was reportedly seen on the Stanford University campus Tuesday evening with what a witness believed to be a gun,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by everyone, on Jul 30, 2015 at 10:56 am | 5 comments | 5895 Views

SPORTS

Stanford boys win national JO water polo championship

Clarke Weatherspoon coached the Stanford Water Polo Club boys' 14U A team to a bronze medal last year at the National Junior...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Jim, on Jul 30, 2015 at 8:45 am | 3 comments | 3947 Views
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