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Josh Becker withdraws from Assembly race

California state Assembly candidate Josh Becker announced in an email on Friday, March 11, that he will no longer be running...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2016
Last comment by Barry Chang, on Mar 17, 2016 at 10:52 am | 5 comments | 2907 Views

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Resident group petitions city for housing

A coaltion of Palo Alto residents, including eight former mayors, is petitioning the City Council to fix the city's affordable-housing...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2016
Last comment by Mike-Crescent Park, on Mar 18, 2016 at 4:58 pm | 110 comments | 7436 Views

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Chinese firm makes bid for Palo Alto, East Palo Alto hotels

A Chinese insurance company could soon be purchasing the company that owns the Westin and Sheraton hotels in Palo Alto, according...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Mar 15, 2016 at 5:07 pm | 10 comments | 4959 Views

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Two more join crowded Assembly race

Throwing a twist into an already lively election, two more candidates have announced they will join the crowded contest for...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Mar 15, 2016 at 4:04 am | 1 comment | 3452 Views

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Proposed November tax measure would target traffic

Seeking to kick the city's traffic-reduction efforts into a higher gear, the Palo Alto City Council on Monday night established...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Midtown, on Mar 16, 2016 at 9:02 pm | 30 comments | 3709 Views

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Community Notebook: Palo Alto meeting to focus on Embarcadero Road improvements

The City of Palo Alto is hosting a second community meeting on Tuesday, March 15, to gather input from the public for the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Please!, on Mar 15, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 3 comments | 2023 Views

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Free tows home available for people who drink on St. Patrick's Day

People celebrating St. Patrick's Day in the Bay Area by drinking alcohol can avoid a DUI arrest by getting a free tow home...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 17, 2016 at 1:26 pm | 5 comments | 1797 Views

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Deadline nears for Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest

The deadline for entries for the Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is fast approaching. Submissions are due no later than...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2753 Views

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With flying colors

India is known for its brightly colored festivals, and one of its most brilliantly hued, Holi, the Festival of Colors, is...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Mar 21, 2016 at 1:39 am | 1 comment | 3646 Views

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Positively Green: The 'green' and 'blue' connection

There are a number of elements that factor into the overarching principles of green building, and one important consideration...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Former editor, on Mar 18, 2016 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 1468 Views

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Midtown residents make connections count

When Cynthia Tham picked up her daughter from El Carmelo Elementary School on a recent weekday afternoon, her return home...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2417 Views

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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
There are no comments yet. 1582 Views

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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 | 2548 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 | 4526 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 | 2957 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 | 7422 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 Nelvun, on Oct 21, 2016 at 10:55 am | 7 comments | 2851 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 | 3705 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
There are no comments yet. 1424 Views

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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
Last comment by Susan Guer, on Jun 11, 2016 at 4:05 am | 1 comment | 2190 Views
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