PaloAltoOnline.com http://www.paloaltoonline.com If it is local and useful, it is on PaloAltoOnline.com. en-us Copyright 2017 PaloAltoOnline.com Palo Alto Online http://PaloAltoOnline.com/art/top_logo.png http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA[Feed the birds]]> It's winter and most back-yard plants are dormant or not blooming. How do you attract birds to your yard now, let alone when spring comes?]]> <![CDATA[HOME FRONT: Planting Camellias, Garden Photography]]> A round-up of local home and garden news and events.]]> <![CDATA[Home Front: Spring garden tour, replace your lawn]]> A round-up of local home and garden news and events. ]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto Hills]]> The Palo Alto Hills neighborhood is an oasis for those looking for a serene setting to live in. With large lots featuring sizable homes with breathtaking views of the Bay Area, it is an ideal place to get away. ]]> <![CDATA[Atherton no longer is the most expensive, Forbes says]]> After three years of sitting at the top of the Forbes priciest American residential real estate list, as of this December Atherton had fallen to third place, the media company said. ]]> <![CDATA[2016 had four-year peak for median sales price]]> The 2016 Santa Clara County housing market continued to build off of the momentum of the last three years. New price thresholds were set in all tiers of the market, interest rates remained low, and springtime (March through June) continued its four-year streak as the market peak for sales. ]]> <![CDATA[Stress-free entertaining]]> Do you avoid entertaining because it's too stressful? Believe it or not, it is possible to throw an enjoyable, relaxing dinner party. ]]>