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A call for face time

In many ways, technology has erased the proverbial world in which if a person ran out of sugar, he or she would go next door...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Betty, on Dec 14, 2013 at 8:36 pm | 2 comments | 1590 Views


Shop Talk

Palo Alto's Alma Village center is back on track with a new discount grocer expected to open its doors in the spring, but...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Yuckola, on Dec 19, 2013 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 1831 Views


Yuletide trees spread joy in Old Palo Alto

Debbie Nichols' remembrances of her Old Palo Alto neighborhood at Christmas time do not include colored lights and boughs...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2013
Last comment by Crosbie W, on Dec 24, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 1040 Views


car crash El Camino and Los Altos Ave.

Does anyone know what happened today around 10:30am at this location? It looked like a very bad two car collision. I hope...

Original post made by pares on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on Jan 3, 2014 at 8:41 am | 2 comments | 1219 Views


No business promotion allowed here, but can customers post reviews?

I know the Terms of Service for the site and Town Square Forum prohibit posts that promote a business, but can someone at...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Jan 10, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 569 Views


Remodeling: In da Houzz

What happens when you combine the words house and buzz? The answer is the online community "Houzz," a website and mobile...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by Tom , on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:45 pm | 2 comments | 7962 Views


Remi Wolf going to Hollywood!

Local student Remi Wolf going to Hollywood on American Idol! Well deserved! I don't know her, just proud of one of our...

Original post made by Proud of you on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Proud of You, on Jan 29, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 3206 Views


Why were the police and fire dept in the Baylands yesterday?

I was hiking with friends in the Baylands at the end of Geng Rd. yesterday. When I arrived around 9:45 there were several...

Original post made by Marie on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Marie, on Feb 6, 2014 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 637 Views


Mountain View trapped in squirrel debate

Recently announced plans to trap and kill aggressive squirrels at Cuesta Park has resulted in visceral reactions, including...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Feb 10, 2014 at 5:20 pm | 2 comments | 500 Views


Six celebrated for longtime service

For many, the 2014 Lifetimes of Achievement honorees are household names. They are a former college counselor, a corporate...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Phyllis , on Feb 15, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 6173 Views


A law that forces mental health treatment

To commit, or not commit? That is the question for many families and advocates in the mental health system. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Abuse, on Feb 15, 2014 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments | 2449 Views


Anna Wu Weakland, notable Chinese artist, dies at 90

Anna Wu Weakland, a notable Chinese-born artist who lived in Palo Alto since the 1950s, died on Feb. 8. She was 90 years...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 19, 2014 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 2788 Views


The coffee-beer buzz

The romantic adage "we go together like peanut butter and jelly" should be amended to "we go together like coffee and beer." Read...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Belgian Mare, on Feb 28, 2014 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 7500 Views


Music in the evenings at John's Cafe

Our corner café now has some booze and music - John himself doing the honours on a 12-string with some quite passable Cohen,...

Original post made by Walter Sedriks on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by music lover, on Aug 13, 2014 at 1:10 am | 2 comments | 648 Views


California Avenue project's costs grow

Recent history has demonstrated that both deadlines and cost estimates for large construction projects can be frustratingly...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Mar 14, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 2292 Views


Around California Avenue: Here comes construction

Palo Alto's effort to encourage more development near California Avenue is already bearing fruit. Here are some of the new...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 17, 2014 at 10:04 am | 2 comments | 3309 Views


A tool for discovery

The Palo Alto Public Arts Commission has mostly completed and launched a searchable online database of Palo Alto's public...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Mar 29, 2014 at 1:58 am | 2 comments | 2371 Views


Duveneck residents: pls confirm your Comcast was out - thx

Dear fellow Duveneck residents: I was told a story by Comcast that I would like to confirm. Many of us pay very high prices...

Original post made by Duveneck homeowner on Mar. 30, 2014
Last comment by My Dog Has Better Internet, on Mar 30, 2014 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments | 807 Views


East Palo Alto native joins MLS's New England Revolution

Professing he will continue to "keep his head down and continue to work hard", former Santa Clara University goalkeeper Larry...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Ali P, on Apr 9, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 2316 Views


HP pays $108 million to settle bribery investigation

Palo Alto-based Hewlett-Packard has agreed to pay a $108 million settlement following an investigation by the U.S. Department...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Wondering?, on Apr 9, 2014 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 3452 Views
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