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FAA to work to reduce plane noise

Admitting that jet aircraft noise is a problem over Palo Alto and neighboring Bay Area cities, Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by Resident, 29 minutes ago | 74 comments | 6135 Views


Feeding families

Lemotu Evaimalo comes to the East Palo Alto Library with her three young children almost every day she has off from work....

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by ChrisC, 38 minutes ago | 8 comments | 2660 Views


In drought, Palo Alto reduces water use by 36 percent

With the hottest summer months at less than the halfway mark, Palo Alto is forging ahead toward meeting its state-mandated...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by back off 2, 3 hours ago | 35 comments | 3226 Views


A&E Digest: New public art approved, Redwood City gets spruced up

Palo Alto's Public Art Commission approves new art installations for City Hall's King Plaza, Mountain View's Community School...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 310 Views


In new book, Challenge Success offers roadmap for school reform

Since its start as a stress-reduction program in 2003, Stanford University Graduate School of Education's Challenge Success...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Get Real, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 1754 Views


Bike thefts in Palo Alto spike, prompting warning from police

A spate of bicycle thefts occurred recently in Palo Alto, with 10 thefts in the span of a week, according to police reports. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by stanhutchings, 6 hours ago | 56 comments | 5858 Views


Top need for parks? Bathrooms

Playing around is serious business in Palo Alto, where praise and demand for parks, playing fields and nature preserves come...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, 8 hours ago | 34 comments | 3185 Views


Hot spell in this week's forecast

The National Weather Service is advising Bay Area residents of the potential for higher-than-normal temperatures this week. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Jesse, 9 hours ago | 3 comments | 722 Views


Real Estate Matters: First half 2015 property market recap: Palo Alto, key neighboring citie

Time flies. Not long ago, most of property market participants anticipated yet another strong year. Half of 2015 has passed,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Austin resident, 10 hours ago | 7 comments | 1332 Views


Police arrest woman in million-dollar embezzlement case

Menlo Park police arrested a 39-year-old San Mateo woman Thursday on suspicion that she embezzled more than $1 million over...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by muttiallen, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 2301 Views


The Body Shop has gone from Stanford SC

It's always my favorites that vanish from Palo Alto! Just went to get supplies of my staples at the Body Shop and found that...

Original post made by Shopper on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by El Kay, 10 hours ago | 4 comments | 184 Views


Developer scales down plan for Maybell site

Faced with criticism from the surrounding neighborhood, the developer looking to build houses on a much contested Maybell...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 11 hours ago | 40 comments | 3884 Views


Palo Alto Elm trees are dying from draught?

I see many large elm trees in Palo Alto - especially along Louis Rd - have half brown leaves, all of them seem to suffer...

Original post made by Julie on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, 12 hours ago | 3 comments | 127 Views


Buyer Beware! Door to Door guys trying to sell AT&T U-verse

There are sales guys going door to door trying to sell you AT&T U-verse. They are not AT&T employees, they work for an...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Shannon G., 13 hours ago | 24 comments | 11494 Views


New local organization capitalizes on recycled water

When the time comes for lawn watering, why use water fresh from the tap when the option of recycled water is available? For...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Avid gardener, on Jul 26, 2015 at 6:11 pm | 8 comments | 1897 Views


Has college life changed?

Are students more antisocial now due to social networking? My child finished his hardworking years at Paly, sacrificing social...

Original post made by Mom on Jul. 25, 2015
Last comment by the answer is YES, on Jul 26, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 6 comments | 398 Views


Mixed opinions on foreign-language education

"Strong," "innovative," "creative" -- as well as "disjointed," "not supported" and "gaps" -- are all words Palo Alto teachers...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by perfect example of why PAUSD needs better teacher quality, on Jul 26, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 25 comments | 5063 Views


Eshoo launches survey on airplane noise

Acting on numerous complaints by her constituents regarding an increase in aircraft noise, Rep. Anna Eshoo has assembled...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by note, on Jul 26, 2015 at 12:41 pm | 135 comments | 5841 Views


From the source

Downstream of a small canyon dotted with skinny ponderosa pines and incense cedar trees, rushing water cascades over large...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Parkie, on Jul 26, 2015 at 11:04 am | 24 comments | 6336 Views


Come see the Best Of Palo Alto

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, step right up for a chance to see a show bursting with wonders and delights guaranteed...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by JS, on Jul 25, 2015 at 3:40 pm | 16 comments | 3505 Views
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