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AROUND TOWN

how much does it cost to add an addition to a house?

I am just starting to consider adding an addition to my 95 year old house. I have no idea how much this kind of thing costs....

Original post made by curious on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by homeowner, on Apr 29, 2009 at 11:41 pm | 33 comments | 7296 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Miki approved as new College Terrace grocer

Miki Werness, whose well acclaimed but financially troubled grocery store fizzled in Alma Village last year, will get another...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on Dec 20, 2014 at 7:44 am | 47 comments | 7295 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping Searsville Dam in place is a good solution

On May 1, the day Stanford University released its plans for Searsville Dam, an article titled "1000 dams down and counting"...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton , on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:16 pm | 63 comments | 7295 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"Drone"-d out

While many have heard Amazon's Jeff Bezos assert that in five years drones will be used to deliver its packages, right now...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jun 11, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 15 comments | 7290 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Growing the shuttle

As one piece of a multi-pronged approach to improving transit options and addressing parking and congestion, city officials...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 24, 2014 at 1:21 pm | 24 comments | 7288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto High School -- Class of 2007

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2007
Last comment by Kristina Power, on Oct 2, 2008 at 11:31 pm | 3 comments | 7287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council drops Matadero Creek bikeway plan

Facing a slew of physical obstacles and neighborhood concerns, Palo Alto is veering away from a once popular proposal to...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Jun 25, 2016 at 1:22 pm | 48 comments | 7287 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Eshoo's big challenge

It is rare for a member of Congress to become a lightning rod for complaints about the local impacts of a federal agency's...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Sep 6, 2015 at 5:07 am | 240 comments | 7285 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire damages library 'Friends' office, spares books

An early morning fire at Cubberley Community Center damaged the office of "Friends of the Palo Alto Library" Monday, destroying...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Al, on Aug 16, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 18 comments | 7283 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Questions persist about basement construction

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Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by Helen Grant, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:00 am | 18 comments | 7279 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff caught in brothel

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Original post made by Camejo on Apr. 24, 2007
Last comment by Rodham, on Apr 26, 2007 at 9:45 pm | 20 comments | 7277 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Help! Drunk birds bother neighbor!

Our house has a cottoneaster in the back corner of the property, you know, spindly tall tree with clusters of bright orange...

Original post made by anne on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by anne, on Mar 31, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 18 comments | 7276 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parisian nail salon to replace Fresh Market

A chain of organic nail salons that has taken Paris by storm will be moving into the space recently vacated by Fresh Market...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Zoe Barnes, on Apr 2, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 34 comments | 7276 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Menlo Park: Three arrests tied to drive-by shootings

Police made three arrests on Wednesday evening (Nov. 27) in the Belle Haven neighborhood of Menlo Park in connection with...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Most Delighted!, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:29 am | 3 comments | 7275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto bike-sharing program hits speed bump

A bicycle-sharing program will be doomed to fail in Palo Alto unless planners place the rental stations in locations that...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Nov 9, 2012 at 11:38 am | 19 comments | 7275 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mobile app aims to bring more commerce to Palo Alto

A fledgling Palo Alto startup is trying to tackle a difficult 21st-century challenge: bridge the ever-widening gap between...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2014
Last comment by anne, on Apr 15, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 11 comments | 7274 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The meaning of 'fight'

Palo Alto school Superintendent Max McGee opted this month to solve the newest complaint of a frustrated Palo Alto parent...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous22, on Oct 1, 2014 at 3:13 am | 21 comments | 7273 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with 'urgency' law to protect retail

With Palo Alto's shopping centers thriving, its sales-tax revenues rising and its downtown vacancies virtually nonexistent,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by southbayresident , on May 29, 2015 at 2:04 am | 65 comments | 7272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art commissioners favor arch design for new bike bridge

The Public Art Commission became the latest Palo Alto board on Thursday to weigh in on a proposed bike bridge over Highway...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2015
Last comment by pat, on Jan 27, 2015 at 5:22 pm | 32 comments | 7272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former teacher to run for school board

Jennifer DiBrienza, a former teacher, Palo Alto school district parent and now education consultant, will be running for...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by All that glitters, on Jul 13, 2016 at 12:29 am | 19 comments | 7272 Views
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