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President Obama, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talk global enterprise at summit

President Barack Obama sat down for a panel discussion with Palo Alto resident and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the Global...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Down with speech!, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 1368 Views

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Real Estate Matters: High-end homes staying on market longer

A recent Bloomberg report reveals some shifts in the real estate market for higher-end homes in Palo Alto, pointing to an...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by TearerDowner, 4 hours ago | 3 comments | 529 Views

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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, 10 hours ago | 48 comments | 6775 Views

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Close encounter with cougars

Warren Storkman, 89, has had a lifetime of adventure, traveling to remote corners of the world on treks to some of the world's...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Thorstein Veblen, 13 hours ago | 9 comments | 4583 Views

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Obama to visit Stanford for Global Entrepreneurship Summit

President Barack Obama will be at Stanford University on Friday morning, June 24, to deliver a speech during the Global Entrepreneurship...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 24, 2016 at 11:10 am | 12 comments | 9902 Views

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Auditors raise concerns about how police handle complaints

Incidents with Palo Alto police prompt Independent Police Auditors Michael Gennaco's and Stephen Connolly's concerns with...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by iKidU, on Jun 24, 2016 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 1290 Views

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How fab can prefab be?

Most house tours offer an opportunity to check out picture-perfect interior designs and architecture. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by CarolB, on Jun 24, 2016 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 851 Views

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Home Front

<B>TEA TIME AT FILOLI ... Have tea and enjoy the gardens of the Filoli estate in Woodside this summer or fall. Sandwiches,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 577 Views

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Strike up the big brass band

With the twirl of batons and a brigade of homemade floats, Greenmeadow residents of all ages and sizes will join together...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 70 Views

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Future uncertain for Stanford Art Spaces

In March it was announced that, due to administrative and budget changes, Stanford Art Spaces would no longer receive funding...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Jim MacKenzie, on Jun 23, 2016 at 7:23 pm | 2 comments | 1586 Views

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Demolish or deconstruct?

Taking apart a house piece by piece can keep junk out of the landfill Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2010/05/18/demolish-or-deconstruct...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by RRR Close the Loop, on Jun 23, 2016 at 2:22 pm | 12 comments | 5083 Views

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Downtown Palo Alto's summer concert series returns in July

Every Thursday evening, starting in July, music will be flowing into the streets from King Plaza in front of Palo Alto City...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Jun 23, 2016 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 1752 Views

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Palo Alto school district eyes capital improvements for Hoover Elementary School

In its last meeting of the 2015-16 school year, the school board will discuss allocating funds for capital improvements at...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by not all, on Jun 23, 2016 at 9:06 am | 5 comments | 1449 Views

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Strut Your Mutt

Hot dog! Or is that haute dog? Dress up Fluffy and Fido and parade them down the red carpet at Town & Country Village's "Strut...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 255 Views

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VTA should pay attention to Palo Alto and Mountain View residents.

It is clear that those of us who live in North SCC are the ones that understand what traffic issues are like on a daily...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by Robert, on Jun 22, 2016 at 10:33 am | 4 comments | 190 Views

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County cracks down on police surveillance technology

In a landmark decision hailed as the first of its kind in the country, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors adopted...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2016
Last comment by Trailer Parked, on Jun 20, 2016 at 10:30 pm | 4 comments | 2855 Views

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Budget reflects Palo Alto's growing resources, problems

It's a problem many communities would envy: a sizzling economy that pumps an ever increasing stream of cash into municipal...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 19, 2016 at 11:34 pm | 47 comments | 3814 Views

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Director of Stanford's Cantor Arts Center resigns

Connie Wolf, director of Stanford University's Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford since 2012, has...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2016
Last comment by Rodin, on Jun 19, 2016 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 1671 Views

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Businesses blast proposed office restrictions

As Palo Alto prepares to adopt a new plan to guide future development, some of the city's largest companies are rising up...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 17, 2016 at 12:18 pm | 38 comments | 3156 Views

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Parking fees to increase at Caltrain station lots July 1

Increased parking fees at Caltrain station lots that were approved late last year will come into effect next month, the agency...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 17, 2016 at 12:03 pm | 10 comments | 1453 Views
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