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Building permits

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/12/18/building-permits posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
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How to throw a holiday soiree

"Keeping it simple" is one of the repeated party-planning mantras of Michigan native Amanda Kuzak, owner of Kuzak's Closet...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
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Home Front

<B><B>RECIPE RELEASE ...</B> Purchase Gamble Garden's first-ever cookbook, titled "Treasured Recipes," and try some of the...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
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Real Estate Matters

We have all heard the expression, "Good fences make good neighbors." Nevertheless, there are countless bitter disputes between...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
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Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/12/18/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
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Kids driving you crazy?

<I> Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/12/18/kids-driving-you-crazy posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Building sandcastles in December

Although snowy white winters are not typical in the Bay Area, local families have taken advantage of the Peninsula's sunny...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rain expected in Bay Area for several straight days starting Friday

Wet weather is coming to the Bay Area starting Friday and it should last through much of next week, a National Weather Service...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by Swept Away, on Dec 18, 2015 at 9:34 am | 11 comments | 4217 Views

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Plan for new police headquarters cruises ahead

Two city-owned parking lots on Sherman Avenue would make way for Palo Alto's new police headquarters, a parking structure...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Sal, on Dec 17, 2015 at 7:46 pm | 20 comments | 4466 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What does new home construction cost these days?

Folks, I live in a 1950 Eichler and am planning a remodel that will touch most of the house except for the existing foundation and...

Original post made by Resident of Midtown on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Sk8marie, on Dec 17, 2015 at 2:08 pm | 57 comments | 42475 Views

SPORTS

Wade, Huskies bow out of NCAA women's volleyball tourney

Melanie Wade was able to help the Palo Alto High volleyball team win a pair of state championships during her prep days,...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by Kajsa, on Dec 17, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 2 comments | 3396 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With no heat, Costano Elementary School temporarily shutters

Ravenswood City School District Superintendent Gloria Hernandez-Goff announced on Wednesday that Costaño Elementary School...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 17, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 4 comments | 4333 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Federal ruling against school district likely

Legal findings against the Palo Alto school district look to be on the way in two sexual-harassment investigations at the...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by Responsibility, on Dec 17, 2015 at 11:50 am | 47 comments | 7066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jeremy Lin remembers the stress at Paly

From the San Jose Mercury: "I remember not being able to sleep well on Sunday nights, waking up covered in sweat from...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Dec. 17, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

In tense times, a hand toward friendship

With political fear-mongering on the rise since the terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, members of the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Observer, on Dec 17, 2015 at 2:18 am | 19 comments | 3829 Views

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Three arrested in connection with residential burglary in Redwood City

Three suspects were arrested Tuesday in connection with a residential burglary in Redwood City that briefly prompted a shelter-in-place...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Dec 17, 2015 at 12:54 am | 2 comments | 2815 Views

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McCaffrey finishes second in the Heisman Award voting

Stanford sophomore running back Christian McCaffrey joined John Elway, Toby Gerhart and Andrew Luck as Heisman Award runnerups...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2015
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 16, 2015 at 9:43 pm | 7 comments | 3867 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents outside new downtown parking zone want 'in'

For people living in downtown Palo Alto, the city's recently launched parking-permit program offered a promising start to...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Everyman, on Dec 16, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 30 comments | 8621 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man follows 12-year-old girl, kisses her

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who allegedly followed a 12-year-old girl to her home and kissed her cheek Monday...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Carlos, on Dec 16, 2015 at 6:08 am | 4 comments | 4374 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 Ahem, on Dec 15, 2015 at 11:37 pm | 239 comments | 13706 Views
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