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Real Estate Matters

In Palo Alto, 2015 has been a very frustrating year for buyers. The biggest reason is limited inventory. As of Nov. 23, there...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/12/04/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
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SPORTS

SHP sophomore keeps unbeaten streak intact

Sara Choy has been unbeatable against high school competition during her first two tennis seasons at Sacred Heart Prep. She...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 4, 2015 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 509 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tension grows between City Council, planning commission

In theory, the Palo Alto Planning and Transportation Commission serves at the pleasure of the City Council. In practice,...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by About Time, on Dec 4, 2015 at 10:22 am | 68 comments | 6667 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Outsource street sweeping, finance committee agrees

The Palo Alto Finance Committee voted unanimously to back outsourcing street-sweeping services, but with a few caveats that...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Sophomoric, on Dec 4, 2015 at 9:13 am | 9 comments | 3212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto organization helps girls transition to womanhood

Four years ago, Hannah Cervantes didn't enjoy speaking in front of her class. Now a sixth-grader at Terman Middle School...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto prepares to plumb the mysteries of groundwater

The millions of gallons of water that have been pumped out of Palo Alto sites this year and sent toward the city's storm...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by reality of Palo Alto, on Dec 4, 2015 at 5:22 am | 33 comments | 5351 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Police Department installs drug disposal container

Palo Alto residents have another place to safely dispose of unused, expired or unwanted prescription drugs and over-the-counter...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by A Proud Southie, on Dec 3, 2015 at 10:45 pm | 11 comments | 3795 Views

SPORTS

Elway named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Century

John Elway has been named the Pac-12 Conference Offensive Player of the Century, as announced by the Conference. Elway was...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Dec 3, 2015 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 3812 Views

MOVIES

A Big Game in more ways than one

Brennan Scarlett retains ties with the University of California, where he earned a degree and played football for three years,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by Julie armitano, on Dec 3, 2015 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Attorney general issues tips, warnings to avoid charitable donation scams

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has issued some tips and warnings to help consumers make sure their holiday-season...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Dec 3, 2015 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 2320 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents pumped up about groundwater 'waste'

With California's drought stretching through its fourth year, the sight of water gushing out of Palo Alto's construction...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2015
Last comment by Water Conserver, on Dec 3, 2015 at 7:10 am | 96 comments | 9267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula cities call for new Bus Rapid Transit options

A proposal to create bus-only lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose has hit a political speed bump, with...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 2, 2015 at 5:01 pm | 40 comments | 4730 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: 20 local organizations receive grants

In anticipation of Giving Tuesday, a global effort to celebrate charitable giving, the Palo Alto-based Gordon and Betty Moore...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by fcservices, on Dec 2, 2015 at 4:56 pm | 2 comments | 2657 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officials warn of flooding from coming storms

If a 1998-level El Nino storm barrels into the Bay Area this winter, Palo Alto and East Palo Alto residents and city staff...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by Stephen, on Dec 2, 2015 at 4:31 pm | 54 comments | 11623 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto house destroyed in morning blaze

An Eichler home in Palo Alto's Fairmeadow neighborhood was torched in a morning blaze late Wednesday morning, but the resident...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Bill Copeland, on Dec 2, 2015 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 3118 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bargain Box outlasted other Palo Alto thrift stores

When Bargain Box closes on June 25, Goodwill Industries will be the last nonprofit thrift store in Palo Alto. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Melinda Rosenaur, on Dec 2, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 6805 Views

SPORTS

Stanford volleyball players earn top honors on All-Pac-12 team

Stanford senior Madi Bugg has been named the Pac-12 Setter of the Year for the third straight season and Hayley Hodson is...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Lois Fowkes, on Dec 2, 2015 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 3393 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Possible grenade unearthed at Stanford Research Park

A building at Stanford Research Park was evacuated Monday afternoon after a construction crew discovered what looked like...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wilcox, on Dec 2, 2015 at 9:52 am | 3 comments | 5928 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Medical Foundation names new CEO

Palo Alto Medical Foundation has named Elizabeth Vilardo, M.D., as its new chief executive officer, according to a Nov. 25...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Dec 2, 2015 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 3872 Views
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Death by Diet
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Mountain View Oktoberfest returns this weekend
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My Daughter Died 18 Years Ago
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Preparing for college interviews
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