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Free drought gear offered to Palo Alto residents today

Palo Alto residents will have a chance to pick up free shower buckets, hose nozzles and lawn signs promoting water conservation...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Right, on Aug 6, 2015 at 5:14 pm | 11 comments | 4556 Views

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Local cabinetmaker, family struggle to return to normal after devastating accident

It looked like Mountain View cabinet-maker Johnny Martinez would never leave his hospital bed following a serious motorcycle...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 5, 2015 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 3425 Views

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Community Notebook: Festival of the Arts returns to Palo Alto

The annual Palo Alto Festival of the Arts returns Aug. 22-23 and will bring together more than 300 hundred artists, local...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Janice Viariseo-Bothwell, on Aug 9, 2015 at 3:03 pm | 8 comments | 6896 Views

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Brown Act concern trips up recycled-water project

Nearly three decades after Palo Alto began using recycled water to irrigate the local golf course and a portion of Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Celina, on Aug 13, 2015 at 3:11 pm | 22 comments | 4415 Views

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Locals seek meeting with FAA over Surf Air

Local officials have requested Federal Aviation Administration representatives meet with them to discuss noise from Surf...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 9, 2015 at 5:04 pm | 127 comments | 5551 Views

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Fire crews investigating "explosion and smell of smoke" in downtown Palo Alto

Fire crews are investigating a possible explosion in downtown Palo Alto this morning, a fire dispatcher said. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Aug 6, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 3808 Views

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Bomb squad closes Palo Alto street to investigate grenades found in home

The Santa Clara County Sheriff's bomb squad is working to dispose of World War II-era grenades found at a home on the 1900...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Aug 7, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 15 comments | 8222 Views

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Volunteers construct solar savings

SunWork Renewable Energy Projects, a nonprofit solar company, uses trained volunteers to install solar electricity systems...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2660 Views

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Environmental hero

For her environmental stewardship in the community, Katia Reeves received the title Environmental Hero for the 13th Senate...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1806 Views

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Home Front

Find local news and events related to real estate, interior design, home improvement and gardening. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1936 Views

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Recent home sales

Menlo Park sales averaged a little more than $2.3 million across its seven homes sales this week. The lowest sale took place...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
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Building permits

Spanning from June 10 to Aug. 3, these 59 building permits filtered through the city. Palo Altans are taking advantage of...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1672 Views

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Sales at a glance

Palo Alto reported an even 10 sales in this week's Sales at a glance, but Portola Valley led the way in single-sale dollar...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
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Worth a Look: Technology showcase, Shakespeare in the park and more

This week, check out cutting-edge technological innovations in Mountain View, catch "Romeo and Juliet" in Redwood City and...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2015
Last comment by Elizabeth Schwyzer, on Aug 10, 2015 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 1896 Views

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The romance of ballroom dance

When Winston and Lilly Chow met in college, they had a common interest in ballroom dancing, each having taken one class for...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2015
Last comment by Swingcha, on Aug 14, 2015 at 4:53 am | 2 comments | 4197 Views

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Robots deployed to protect and serve

Standing at 5 feet tall and weighing 300 pounds, Knightscope K5 looks like it came straight out of the sci-fi film Stars...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2015
Last comment by Ben, on Aug 11, 2015 at 8:01 pm | 30 comments | 20120 Views

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Perseid meteor shower to appear this week

This week will be one of the best times to watch the Perseid meteor shower, chair of Foothill College's astronomy department...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by casual AF fan, on Aug 10, 2015 at 4:27 pm | 6 comments | 4053 Views

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iPhones stolen in heist at downtown Palo Alto Apple store

Four men walked into the downtown Palo Alto Apple store on Tuesday afternoon and snatched 22 iPhones valued at $16,000, a...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by KDog650, on Aug 13, 2015 at 12:45 pm | 14 comments | 8378 Views

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Stanford University to begin search for new president

A 19-member committee will begin next month to search for a successor to Stanford University President John Hennessy, who...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Polly Wanacracker, on Aug 12, 2015 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 5416 Views

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Scott Carey, former Palo Alto mayor, dies at 82

Scott T. Carey, a former Palo Alto mayor and a well-known figure in Silicon Valley real estate, died on Aug. 11 at his home...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Jay Thorwaldson, on Aug 18, 2015 at 4:10 pm | 3 comments | 3692 Views
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