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BOOKS

Garden Tips: What is garden art?

What is art in the garden? Is it the decorations, the sculpture or the fountain? Are pathways art or the perspectives from...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2004 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Are people really paying 6% for realtor commissions?

What have people been able to negotiate for realtor commissions these days? 6% seems high considering how expensive housing...

Original post made by Reymundo on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Sell It Yourself!, on Dec 27, 2008 at 9:34 pm | 7 comments | 2003 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may extend building permits

Seeking to aid local developers during a merciless economy, Palo Alto officials are proposing adding one-year extensions...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 21, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 5 comments | 2003 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Day of the Dead is Fun?

Original post made by Religious person on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Religious person, on Oct 31, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 15 comments | 2003 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Online does not work with Chrome or Firefox browsers (XP)?

When I try to view Palo Alto Online with the Chrome or Firefox browser (Windows XP), I get redirected to some kind of survey...

Original post made by reader on Oct. 31, 2010
Last comment by Dexter Dawes, on Nov 1, 2010 at 11:07 am | 4 comments | 2003 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Crime rate has dropped in East Palo Alto

Violent crimes have declined significantly in East Palo Alto this year, with homicides dropping by 43 percent and shootings...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by funkybobo, on Nov 10, 2010 at 5:38 am | 2 comments | 2003 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Applying to UC: The Personal Statement

Here's a link to a video produced by UC about preparing the UC personal statement. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zo6NI4wHf4...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Redwood Shores mom, on Dec 24, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 1 comment | 2003 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates' forum set for Sept. 27

Candidates for the Palo Alto Board of Education will share their views Thursday, Sept. 27, in the first of several public...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Barron Parker, on Sep 20, 2012 at 6:06 pm | 27 comments | 2003 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Doctor jailed in open carry case

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_15881585...

Original post made by open carry on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 24, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 4 comments | 2003 Views

SPORTS

A limited number of U.S. Open tickets remain

The United States Golf Association (USGA) announced that a limited amount of tickets remain for the 2012 U.S. Open at The...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Bruce , on Jun 13, 2012 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 2003 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nixon School celebrates 'International Night' Friday

Students and parents at Nixon Elementary School celebrated an "International Night" Friday to share students' varied national...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 26, 2010 at 6:34 pm | 4 comments | 2003 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcyclist airlifted from Skyline crash

A motorcylist suffered major head injuries in a crash with a truck Sunday afternoon on Skyline Boulevard just south of Highway...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Jenn, on Aug 6, 2012 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 2003 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Call to Action--revamp of San Antonio Shopping Center

As outlined in the mercury news (http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_15107642) The city of Mountain View is looking...

Original post made by Concerned resident of Palo Alto on May. 23, 2010
Last comment by MidtownMom, on May 24, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 8 comments | 2002 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crash on Page Mill results in medical airlift

A single-vehicle crash at the intersection of Page Mill and Montebello roads high in the Palo Alto hills resulted in a helicopter...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 13, 2010 at 11:44 am | 7 comments | 2002 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More than 200 arrested in Bay Area for DUI

Fatalities were down and DUI arrests were up both statewide and in the Bay Area during the California Highway Patrol's maximum...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Jun 2, 2010 at 11:03 am | 5 comments | 2002 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Report: Google buses reflect region in need of traffic, housing solutions

Google buses rolling up and down U.S. Highway 101 symbolize the new Silicon Valley — and are potent reminders that...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Not all the credit, on Feb 11, 2013 at 7:23 pm | 5 comments | 2002 Views

AROUND TOWN

A gift to downtown shoppers: Relaxed parking regulations

In the spirit of holiday goodwill, the City of Palo Alto will temporarily relax restrictions in city parking garages to give...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 14, 2010 at 5:02 am | 6 comments | 2002 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

22-30+ year old kids living with Mommy and Daddy in Palo Alto

When local parents allow their kids to live with them, well after their education is complete (or should be completed), they...

Original post made by James on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Aug 2, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 18 comments | 2001 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student faces six months in jail

A former Stanford University student faces up to six months in jail for disrupting and altering her ex-boyfriend's computer,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2001 Views

SPORTS

Stanford softball trio enters U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame

Stanford alums Jessica Mendoza and Lauren Lappin plus Cardinal coach John Rittman are members of the 2004 U.S. Olympic softball...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Club Softball Mom, on Jul 19, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 2001 Views
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