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Will China stop capital flight to our real estate

As a new arrival to Stanford we are trying to buy a house but cannot compete with the tidal wave of Chinese capital. Is...

Original post made by Sandra on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Yup, 6 minutes ago | 1 comment | 39 Views


Can a home seller pick their buyer?

With all the complaining about internationals buying houses with cash and outbidding others, I am wondering how much information...

Original post made by Wondering on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by True Blue, 9 minutes ago | 16 comments | 326 Views


New cameras to count Palo Alto bikers, pedestrians

Dozens of cameras will be installed on utility poles throughout Palo Alto as part of the city's latest attempt to gauge the...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Sig, 12 minutes ago | 5 comments | 405 Views


A call for more housing in Palo Alto

With home values soaring and affordable housing in short supply, Palo Alto residents appealed to the City Council on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 15 minutes ago | 170 comments | 7828 Views


Aircraft noise

I have just spent some time emailing Anna Eshoo and Barbara Boxer (you have to fill out their website) urging them as our...

Original post made by stephanie enos on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by specific proposal - repeal the Catex, 29 minutes ago | 32 comments | 603 Views


Palo Alto scraps parking exemptions for downtown developments

In their latest attempt to solve downtown's parking frustrations, Palo Alto officials on Monday night agreed to strike from...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 35 minutes ago | 6 comments | 1425 Views


Stanford Children's Health begins to offer transgender care

Stanford Children's Health has begun to offer medical and other services to transgender children and adolescents, with an...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by cynic, 50 minutes ago | 1 comment | 338 Views


Winning cross-country efforts lift the spirits of Palo Alto coach

It has been a tough few weeks for Palo Alto High cross-country coach Kelsey Feeley, who lost her father, Jerry, to leukemia...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by A Gunn sophomore, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 652 Views


Orrange has career game in Stanford's win over Colorado

Amber Orrange scored a career-high 26 points to help the 15th-ranked Stanford women's basketball team escape with a 62-55...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Harvey Wade, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 2237 Views


Our Neglected Animal Shelter

Like the army camp in Apocalypse Now. Like something you have never seen in Palo Alto's historically first-rate services....

Original post made by William Warrior on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by No Dog Feces!, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 59 Views


School district launches special-education review

A longtime special-education advocate and Harvard University Graduate School of Education professor is visiting Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Head's up, 11 hours ago | 13 comments | 1943 Views


Menlo Park library closed by bedbugs It seems once again that the bedbug was found...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Paly Mom, 12 hours ago | 6 comments | 170 Views


Palo Alto treads cautiously on fiber network

With Google looming as a major wildcard, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday to wait until next year before making any decisions...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 12 hours ago | 136 comments | 4030 Views


Edgewood Plaza developer faces growing fine

The developer of Edgewood Plaza is now facing a fine of $1,000 per day for not replacing the vacant grocery store formerly...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by perspective, 14 hours ago | 23 comments | 2695 Views


Mayor commits to eradicating homelessness among veterans

Citing the deaths of two unhoused women in Palo Alto parks two years ago as emblematic of the need to end homelessness in...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2015
Last comment by Marie, 17 hours ago | 13 comments | 1168 Views


The DARK act? GMO companies give public the mushroom treatment

The DARK act? GMO companies giving the public the mushroom treatment. You might know or you might not know that the House...

Original post made by Plane Speaker on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 17 hours ago | 6 comments | 154 Views


Prioritizing choice programs. No new elementary school.

The PAUSD Board of Education will receive an Enrollment Management Advisory Committee (EMAC) Update at a study session tonight,...

Original post made by South PA Parent on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by musical chairs, 18 hours ago | 33 comments | 785 Views


Pit bull owner says she warned other woman

The owner of a pit bull that killed a dog in Palo Alto last Saturday morning twice warned the owner of the small dog to stay...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Good bye good bye good bye, 20 hours ago | 12 comments | 3478 Views


Transcription of missing Board of Education audio, Sept. 28

The video recorded by the Midpeninsula Media Center of the Palo Alto Unified School District board meeting on Tuesday, Sept....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 90 Views


Palo Alto looks to identify, combat human trafficking

With the 2016 Super Bowl slated to bring throngs of visitors and hospitality workers into the Bay Area, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Garden Gnome, on Oct 7, 2015 at 10:46 am | 7 comments | 2066 Views
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Southern California chain snags La Boulange space in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 8 comments | 2,911 views

Fee Waivers
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 2 comments | 1,196 views

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Lessons in marketing yourself: "Making lemonade" from the Presidential campaigns
By Douglas Moran | 0 comments | 566 views

Breakfast for dinner
By Sally Torbey | 6 comments | 293 views