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Developer looks to replace six-story El Camino building

It's one of the tallest buildings in Palo Alto, though few would say it's one of its most welcoming. Now, plans are afoot...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 33 minutes ago | 39 comments | 7424 Views


Palo Alto seeks greater voice in regional transportation projects

Palo Alto takes great pride in being a worldwide leader in technology and conservation, but when it comes to transportation...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Samantha, 1 hour ago | 9 comments | 2822 Views


Report: Violent crime rate in East Palo Alto plunges

After decades of negative press, East Palo Alto's violent crime rate has plunged by 64 percent in one year, according to...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by dennis, 1 hour ago | 13 comments | 2221 Views


A question of boundaries: Paly teacher rebuked

June 11 was a day of relief and closure for Palo Alto High School English teacher Kevin Sharp. Or so he thought. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Angie Baker, 1 hour ago | 101 comments | 19709 Views


Palo Alto school board to discuss Strategic Plan survey

The school district's 2015 Strategic Plan survey results, which the school board will discuss Tuesday night, offers insight...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Data Sort, 1 hour ago | 7 comments | 1105 Views


Riding the whole foods wave

Palo Alto-based Homemade Cooking offers weekly two-hour cooking classes at which members are introduced to seasonal ingredients,...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2015
Last comment by Resident, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 867 Views


Low Flying Prop Plane

Yesterday, Oct 12, I heard a racket from inside the house, went to the window and saw a very low prop plane (seen in gaps...

Original post made by Amy on Oct. 13, 2015
Last comment by OPar, 2 hours ago | 6 comments | 109 Views


Menlo boys top M-A, grab control of PAL water polo race

Prep water polo The Menlo School boys took a big step toward taking back the PAL Bay Division water polo title they lost...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 2 hours ago | 14 comments | 1611 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 Crescent Park Dad, 3 hours ago | 219 comments | 9830 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 Frank Stern, 4 hours ago | 9 comments | 2174 Views


Recording released of response to motorcycle fatality

Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman has released an audio recording of the Menlo Park Fire District's response to a Sept. 22...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2015
Last comment by Johnny, 5 hours ago | 13 comments | 3059 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 OPar, 17 hours ago | 46 comments | 954 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 Pull Back, 18 hours ago | 24 comments | 3694 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 Sense, 19 hours ago | 65 comments | 1484 Views


Halloween in Palo Alto

How do Palo Alto residents with kids celebrate Halloween? Do they go out trick-or-treating? Where? In their neighbourhood?...

Original post made by Zoya on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Hmm, 20 hours ago | 61 comments | 11036 Views


Living under the belly of a 'beast'

Fledgling airline Surf Air's marketing slogan is "Disruptive Innovation — A Revolutionary Approach to Air Travel."...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 20 hours ago | 40 comments | 6531 Views


Stanford, UCLA all set for a showdown after bye week

No. 15-ranked Stanford is well into preparation for Thursday night's nationally televised game football game on ESPN against...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Tony Sandoval, on Oct 12, 2015 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 783 Views


Off Deadline: Personalizing the 'urban forest'

The current dialogue over northern Palo Alto's historic "urban forest" may mean that residents need to take more personal...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Jane, on Oct 12, 2015 at 12:59 pm | 7 comments | 2062 Views


CHP: Motorcyclist splitting lanes when crash occurred

A motorcyclist killed Tuesday in a crash on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto appears to have been splitting lanes at a high...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Chip, on Oct 12, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 39 comments | 7503 Views


New cameras to count 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 To Resident, on Oct 12, 2015 at 10:53 am | 57 comments | 3609 Views
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Mademoiselle Colette, now open in downtown Menlo Park
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The Big Four - Part one
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Breakfast for dinner
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How early is too early to make or buy a Halloween costume
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