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Home Front

Find local news and events related to real estate, interior design, home improvement and gardening. This week includes a...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
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Recent home sales

Previous sales date back to 1977 in this week's list of local sales. The 1977 sale for $88,500 occurred along Wilkie Way...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
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Visual raptures: Stanford's Windhover Meditation Center opens offers inspiration through art

The recent opening of the Anderson Collection at Stanford, next door to the Cantor Arts Center, attracted a great deal of...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by friend, on Aug 14, 2015 at 7:39 pm | 3 comments | 1024 Views

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SurveyMonkey prepares to leave Palo Alto

Following in the tradition of Google and Facebook, SurveyMonkey is preparing to leave downtown Palo Alto to open a bigger...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by Polly Wanacracker, on Oct 2, 2015 at 4:20 pm | 47 comments | 8844 Views

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Palo Alto teen author publishes second novel

At just 18 years old, Palo Alto native Anna Caltabiano has two internationally acclaimed novels, a burgeoning reader base...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Aug 18, 2015 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 3121 Views

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Pear Theatre moves on to the next stage

The Pear Avenue Theatre and its plucky band of drama enthusiasts are used to working in a tight space. Now, with a little...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto resident, on Aug 18, 2015 at 9:27 pm | 1 comment | 1753 Views

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Cat maulings by coyotes prompt warning for pet owners

A series of cat maulings in Palo Alto this summer has raised concerns among some residents and has prompted a warning to...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Raccons, on Oct 14, 2015 at 3:00 pm | 6 comments | 3440 Views

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Local painter, Florentine jewelry artist exhibit talents at annual festival

The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts will once again turn University Avenue into an open air gallery, showcasing masterpieces...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
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Home Front

Find local news and events related to real estate, interior design, home improvement and gardening. This week includes afternoon...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
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Positively Green

This past summer I had the incredible opportunity to visit Italy — Tuscany and Sicily. My wife and I had been planning...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
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Sales at a glance

Atherton, East Palo Alto and Los Altos each recorded four sales this edition. Read the rest of the real estate numbers below...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
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Building permits in Palo Alto

Residents continue to add solar panels to their roofs, with eight roof-mounted PV systems making the building permit list....

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
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Recent home sales

Among Menlo Park's 19 home sales this edition, one happened along Palo Alto Way, which surprisingly is not in Palo Alto....

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
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Palo Alto's up-and-coming teen actress

Palo Alto Preparatory School freshman Angelina Wahler stars in the new animated Nickelodeon series, "Harvey Beaks," which...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor Friend, on Aug 22, 2015 at 6:31 pm | 1 comment | 3234 Views

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Residents demand fines for Edgewood developer

Fed up with the lack of a grocery store at Palo Alto's Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center, residents are mobilizing to put pressure...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2015
Last comment by Richard Carpenter, on Aug 26, 2015 at 12:23 am | 51 comments | 6079 Views

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Community Notebook: Palo Alto teens organize environmental event

Learn about Palo Alto's water sources (and restrictions), digitized carpooling and how to pack eco-friendly lunches at Green...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by moi aussi, on Aug 24, 2015 at 12:32 pm | 2 comments | 4077 Views

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Palo Alto raises minimum wage

Palo Alto will have a minimum wage of $11 an hour starting next year thanks to a law that the City Council unanimously passed...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Garden Gnome, on Aug 26, 2015 at 12:00 pm | 29 comments | 5458 Views

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Palo Alto contractor pleads no contest to theft, sentenced to jail

A Palo Alto contractor who had been accused of defrauding an Atherton homeowner pleaded no contest to one misdemeanor charge...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 26, 2015 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 4370 Views

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Study aims to bring data to Palo Alto's loud debate over airplane noise

With citizen complaints about airplane noise on the rise, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to commission a study focused...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 29, 2015 at 6:54 pm | 201 comments | 6010 Views

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Shop Talk: Bill's Cafe construction halts, Urban Style barbershop thrives

Construction on midtown Palo Alto's new Bill's Cafe suffers a setback, while Urban Style barbershop offers clients an old-school...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Aug 27, 2015 at 9:22 pm | 2 comments | 1351 Views
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