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120-foot redwood at Castilleja to come down

A 120-foot redwood on Castilleja School property will be removed this week after nearby residents and school officials agreed...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by Que Pasa?, 5 hours ago | 3 comments | 962 Views


Gunn HS presents The Crucible

I just observed a rehearsal for Gunn High School Theatre's "The Crucible. If you are looking for high quality, local theatre,...

Original post made by Local Theatre Lover on Oct. 25, 2016
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Stanford resident dies in crash on Skyline Boulevard

A 25-year-old Stanford resident died when his SUV crashed into a tree on Skyline Boulevard south of Portola Valley in San...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Phillip Restivo , on Oct 24, 2016 at 8:08 pm | 3 comments | 4451 Views


How do I get off Joe Simitian's list? I am tired of the voicemails.

I can't find it on his website. Thanks to anyone for your help....

Original post made by Frustrated on Oct. 22, 2016
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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 | 2593 Views


Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the County...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
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Sales at a glance

<B>East Palo Alto Read the full story here posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
There are no comments yet. 430 Views


If you can't beat 'em, join 'em

For Midpeninsula real estate agents, online real estate web sites have dramatically affected the world of home buyers, home...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
There are no comments yet. 849 Views


Home Front

<B><B>GHOULISH GARDEN ... </B>Bring your kids to Gamble Garden's Halloween Treasure Hunt on <B>Sunday, Oct. 23</B> from 10:30...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
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Community Notebook: Local behavioral health organizations to merge

Two Bay Area nonprofits aimed at helping populations in need are joining forces to strengthen behavioral health care across...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Oct 20, 2016 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1454 Views


Berkeley's Counting Crows return to the Bay Area

Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz now calls Greenwich Village home, but the singer/songwriter got his start as a musician...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2016
Last comment by Gus , on Oct 20, 2016 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 2808 Views


Fire station prepares for Baylands migration

After serving the neighborhoods around Rinconada Park for more than fifty years, Fire Station 3 is preparing for a brief...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Oct 20, 2016 at 11:24 am | 14 comments | 2819 Views


Police seek skateboarder in Crescent Park robbery attempt

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who they said tried to rob two dog-walking pedestrians as he was riding a small skateboard...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by Phil, on Oct 19, 2016 at 2:36 pm | 5 comments | 1876 Views


The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:


Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Ken, on Oct 19, 2016 at 1:31 pm | 1099 comments | 200282 Views


Stanford to conduct test of campus emergency notification system

Stanford University will conduct a test of the campuswide AlertSU mass-notification and siren system on Thursday, Oct. 13,...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 18, 2016 at 12:24 pm | 3 comments | 1794 Views


Deputies seeking armed men connected to Portola Valley home invasion

Three armed men invaded an occupied home on Valencia Court in Portola Valley late Thursday, Oct. 13, corralled the three...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Oct 17, 2016 at 6:48 pm | 3 comments | 965 Views


City looks to beef up retail requirements downtown

Yoga studios, barbershops and nail salons will not be allowed to open shop on the ground floor of buildings in Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by margaret, on Oct 17, 2016 at 11:09 am | 25 comments | 5175 Views


Local lawyer turns crime novelist

Susan Wolfe had no plans to become a writer when she began practicing law as a corporate attorney in the heart of Silicon...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 178 Views



Professorville resident Dexter Girton is an avid gardener who began noticing something was eating his crops. When he was...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by neighbors, on Oct 16, 2016 at 10:14 pm | 5 comments | 1123 Views


In rare move, Chamber picks favorites in Palo Alto council race

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday jumped into the city's politically charged debate about office development when...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by john_alderman, on Oct 16, 2016 at 10:24 am | 98 comments | 6354 Views
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