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Home Front

<B><B>HIGH PRICES, STILL .... </B>The inventory of homes in San Mateo County in February as well as total residential sales...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
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Attempted kidnapping reported Saturday morning in Atherton

The Atherton Police Department says that a 24-year-old woman's screams drove off a man who was attempting to kidnap her at...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by Harriet, on Mar 19, 2016 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 2084 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Jeff Dean, senior fellow at Google Research

Jeff Dean, senior fellow at Google Research, talks with Lisa Van Dusen about deep neural networks, detecting cats and dabbling...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2016
Last comment by GoodStuff, on Mar 22, 2016 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 3623 Views

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Shop Talk

Palo Alto restaurateur to craft cocktails with a wellness factor for Calafia Cafe's drink menu, and IKEA to offer a taste...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2016
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Mar 22, 2016 at 8:49 am | 2 comments | 2252 Views

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Palo Alto looks to spur affordable housing

Seeking to halt the city's transformation into an enclave for the super-rich, Palo Alto officials set their sights Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Mar 27, 2016 at 7:13 pm | 73 comments | 5616 Views

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Affordable housing complex breaks ground in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto Mayor Donna Rutherford, San Mateo County Supervisor Warren Slocum and other city and county officials marked...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by GreenAcre, on Mar 28, 2016 at 11:57 am | 4 comments | 1776 Views

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Claim against Palo Alto filed in police shooting

Oakland-based civil-rights law firm Haddad & Sherwin has filed a claim for unspecified monetary damages on behalf of William...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by TEG, on Apr 11, 2016 at 10:25 pm | 12 comments | 2871 Views

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Home Front

<B><B>SORTING THINGS OUT .... </B>To reduce the environmental impact of waste, as of <B>April 1</B>, new rules for composting...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
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Ranch home remodeled

Unlike many other home owners in the valley who would rather bulldoze older ranch homes, Sarah and Winston Crawford loved...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
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Disabled man gets stolen tricycle back

A man who has a mobility disability had his chief form of transportation stolen on Tuesday, March 22, sparking a nearly 32-hour...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Mark, on Mar 25, 2016 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1728 Views

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Palo Alto forum to test local biases, stereotypes

Think you're not prejudiced? A new forum on implicit biases sponsored by Palo Alto's Human Relations Commission might test...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Mar 30, 2016 at 1:08 pm | 23 comments | 3294 Views

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New Palo Alto hotel banks on 'all-inclusive' concept

Palo Alto's bustling hotel scene got a little busier on Monday with the launch of The Clement Palo Alto, a boutique hotel...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 30, 2016 at 7:13 pm | 18 comments | 3576 Views

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Brock Turner case goes to jury

The jury's decision in the sexual-assault trial of former Stanford University freshman Brock Allen Turner could hinge on...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by observer, on Mar 29, 2016 at 10:39 am | 6 comments | 4292 Views

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Citywide bike-routes meeting tonight

A public meeting on the final concept plans for four bicycle routes will be held by the City of Palo Alto on tonight, March...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Mar 31, 2016 at 9:48 am | 12 comments | 979 Views

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Governor announces deal for $15 minimum wage

A new agreement announced by state lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown would raise the state's minimum wage to $15 for most employees...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by SEA_SEELAM REDDY, on Apr 1, 2016 at 3:08 am | 13 comments | 1501 Views

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Chosen (by the) people

The quest to find the best in modern Jewish theater is coming to the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center in Palo Alto on...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by gcoladon, on Mar 29, 2016 at 9:36 pm | 1 comment | 926 Views

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Community Notebook: Simitian to host 'sidewalk office hours'

Community members can chat with Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian about local issues during Simitian's "sidewalk...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Que Pasa?, on Mar 30, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 3 comments | 1772 Views

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Take a morning hike with a ranger

Explore the exciting wonders of the Palo Alto Baylands on a ranger-led hike around the Adobe Creek Loop Trail on Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Kay, on Mar 31, 2016 at 10:09 pm | 1 comment | 311 Views

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Ex-Stanford swimmer found guilty of sexual assault

Brock Turner, a former Stanford University student who was convicted in a Palo Alto courthouse Wednesday of sexually assaulting...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by SEA_SEELAM REDDY, on Apr 1, 2016 at 2:56 am | 1 comment | 209 Views

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What people get from 'giving back'

Volunteering can be a powerful way to engage with others and heighten one's sense of purpose, a recent report from the Stanford...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Mutti, on Apr 4, 2016 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 2931 Views
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