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Stark differences in high school counseling services, again

A yearslong discussion over the comparable quality of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools' distinct counseling models returned...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by just saying, on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:39 pm | 81 comments | 6286 Views

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Sanders joining Stanford track and field coaching staff

Gabe Sanders, an assistant coach at Boston University the past six seasons, has joined the Stanford track and field staff...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2015
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Thirsty times

At its inception, Palo Alto was named after a 110-foot tall, over 1,000-years-old coast redwood tree called "El Palo Alto,"...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Rickey, on Oct 30, 2015 at 1:15 am | 10 comments | 4893 Views

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Real Estate Matters

The recent turmoil in the Asian stock markets, most notably in China, and the devaluation of the Chinese currency have evoked...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Oct 19, 2015 at 5:17 pm | 6 comments | 625 Views

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Building permits in Palo Alto

A pool demolition is one way to save on water, unless the homeowners end up replacing it. Scan the rest of the building permits...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1464 Views

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Recent home sales

With zero sales in Mountain View and only one in Palo Alto, Menlo Park leads sales this week with seven home sales. Learn...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1560 Views

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Water main break in Palo Alto has streets closed

A broken water main has closed down an intersection in Palo Alto early Friday morning, according to police. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:03 pm | 7 comments | 5019 Views

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Animal shelter is not closing, city officials say

A website petition claiming that Palo Alto plans to close its animal shelter prompted city officials to issue a press release...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2015
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 3, 2015 at 6:05 pm | 25 comments | 3297 Views

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The look of luxury

It probably won't surprise anyone to know that home prices on the Midpeninsula are high and getting higher. And sales of...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Oct 17, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 3547 Views

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Mastering the music business

Stanford graduate student Audrey Proulx is using her education in computer science and business to support her dream of becoming...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2015
Last comment by A classmate, on Oct 28, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 2 comments | 5745 Views

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VIDEO: On this week's Behind the Headlines

On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Weekly Editor in Chief Jocelyn Dong, reporter Gennady Sheyner and...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2015
Last comment by Et Alia, on Oct 19, 2015 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 2443 Views

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Shop Talk: Boutique creates beauty out of rubble

Beyt, located at Palo Alto's Town & Country Village shopping center, designs and builds a range of home decor items out of...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2015
Last comment by Uh-Oh, on Oct 28, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 10 comments | 4338 Views

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West Bayshore Road to close Tuesday to Wednesday

Part of West Bayshore Road will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday while Caltrans contractors remove temporary bridgework...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2015
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$5 million toward Avenidas expansion approved

With more Palo Altans looking to age in place, the city's main senior-service provider is chasing the opposite goal: a spruced-up...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 21, 2015 at 5:35 am | 11 comments | 3727 Views

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Community Notebook: California Avenue to close for Halloween event Sunday

Kick off the Halloween celebrations with the 21st annual California Avenue Trick or Treat and Blossom Halloween Carnival...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Oct 21, 2015 at 7:52 am | 7 comments | 4206 Views

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Community Notebook: Hundreds of volunteers to join 'Make a Difference Day'

Generations of local volunteers will join Palo Alto nonprofit Youth Community Service on Saturday, Oct. 24, for a day of...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Oct 21, 2015 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1692 Views

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New mobile clinic supports medically underserved youth

The Teen Health Van, now in its 20th year of operation, is a mobile medical clinic that aims to reach medically undeserved...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by fcservices, on Oct 21, 2015 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 4496 Views

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Sew excited

Joan Zwiep joins more than 40 other makers at the seventh annual FabMo Textile Art Boutique on Saturday, Oct. 24. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
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Garden Tips

Jack McKinnon suggests ways to think outside the box when it comes to gardening — ways that will not only save water...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Oct 25, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 2225 Views

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Recent home sales

This week, 11 of the 34 sales surpassed $3 million, which is the threshold of the ultra-luxury market. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
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