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BOOKS

Book Talk: New titles on Silicon Valley business, romance and more

This month, Bay Area authors tackle topics from Silicon Valley business to romance, share their personal stories and invent...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2015
Last comment by Paula, on Sep 26, 2015 at 6:57 am | 1 comment | 1924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County to bolster homeless housing in time for winter storms

Santa Clara County officials plan to massively increase the number of emergency shelter space for homeless people throughout...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 25, 2015 at 11:27 pm | 20 comments | 2946 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Chain-store limit adopted for California Ave

No area in Palo Alto has seen as much change over the past few years as California Avenue, which has just undergone a full-scale...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 25, 2015 at 4:01 pm | 31 comments | 5591 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Firefighters say response to fatal crash in Palo Alto was delayed by traffic

A collision on southbound Interstate Highway 101 left a motorcyclist dead in Palo Alto this evening after emergency crews...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:58 pm | 29 comments | 4872 Views

AROUND TOWN

A block party Babar would love

When Palo Alto resident Jennifer Sullivan's 4-year-old son was reading Babar books, he initiated an idea that would continue...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by Sue Dremann, Staff Writer, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:53 pm | 2 comments | 3156 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission approves chain store limit on California Avenue

Palo Alto's effort to promote an eclectic and independent retail mix on California Avenue by limiting chain stores in the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:52 pm | 25 comments | 5249 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rock concert of the week

Catch the Dave Matthews band at Mountain View's Shoreline Amphitheatre on Friday, Sept. 11. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/09/10/rock-concert-of-t...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Fan, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 890 Views

AROUND TOWN

Getting hitched?

Calling all brides-to-be: The 3rd annual Hitched bridal fair comes to Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Community Center this Sunday. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Recommended, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 1271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fashion forward

At Artistry in Fashion, regional designers and students show their stuff. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/09/24/fashion-forward...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Weekend Activity, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1012 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Parking Issues

Now that all day parking near downtown has gotten much harder, it is time to address the parking needs of occasional all...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 25, 2015 at 3:02 pm | 9 comments | 631 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

THIS is 'waste free'? This is being 'green'???

Once again we received detailed directions from Palo Alto's "Green Waste" - this time again on how to plan a 'waste free...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 19, 2015
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Sep 25, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 13 comments | 683 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Historic board deals blow to project at former Shady Lane site

A proposal to construct a four-story building on the prominent downtown corner of University Avenue and Kipling Street suffered...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Sandi, on Sep 25, 2015 at 1:00 pm | 32 comments | 4611 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunn High School student Saini promotes National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, and Divakar Saini, a Gunn High School junior, is spreading the word. Earthquake...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by local, on Sep 25, 2015 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 2985 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-flying fun

Join the Palo Alto Airport Association on Sunday, Sept. 27, for Airport Day. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/09/24/high-flying-fun...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Cool, on Sep 25, 2015 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 1414 Views

BOOKS

Recent home sales

Six homes in this week's edition of "Recent home sales" hadn't been sold since the 1970s. With more than 35 years between...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

The highest sale this week comes from Woodside at $9.5 million. The first runner-up came from the only sale in Los Altos...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1393 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Home Front

This week includes a handblown glass sale on Sept. 26 through Paly Fiery Arts, a vegetable market on Oct. 3 with support...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2332 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Community preparedness

David Rost started unit four by asking the class the four colors of triage. The room suddenly filled with a flurry of answers...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3926 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School on Yom Kippur

I am shocked to find out that there is school on Yom Kippur. I have been in the Palo Alto district for 13 years and its...

Original post made by Michelle on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous22, on Sep 25, 2015 at 12:28 am | 39 comments | 1571 Views

AROUND TOWN

Running with the pack

"Running with a group is the way to keep it going," said Ron Wolf, board member and runner in Palo Alto Run Club (PARC),...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by member, on Sep 24, 2015 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 3913 Views
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