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Home Front

Find local news and events related to real estate, interior design, home improvement and gardening. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
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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
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Environmental hero

For her environmental stewardship in the community, Katia Reeves received the title Environmental Hero for the 13th Senate...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
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Volunteers construct solar savings

SunWork Renewable Energy Projects, a nonprofit solar company, uses trained volunteers to install solar electricity systems...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

video cameras; what system works best to stop crime?

many articles stated crime was solved, or even prevented, by home security systems,or video cameras recording. so, what...

Original post made by solon on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 6, 2015 at 9:07 pm | 4 comments | 442 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Building technology communities of justice -- see what this looks like tomorrow in East Palo Alto

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Original post made by Michael on Aug. 6, 2015
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Bomb squad detonates grenades, mortars found at Palo Alto home

The Santa Clara County's bomb squad detonated World War II-era grenades and mortars found at a home on the 1900 block of...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Aug 6, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 2 comments | 589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free drought gear offered to Palo Alto residents today

Palo Alto residents will have a chance to pick up free shower buckets, hose nozzles and lawn signs promoting water conservation...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Right, on Aug 6, 2015 at 5:14 pm | 11 comments | 4636 Views

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Fire crews investigating "explosion and smell of smoke" in downtown Palo Alto

Fire crews are investigating a possible explosion in downtown Palo Alto this morning, a fire dispatcher said. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Aug 6, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 3884 Views

RESTAURANTS

Ronald McDonald House celebrates 'topping off' of expansion project

A "topping-off" ceremony was held on Wednesday, Aug. 5, at Ronald McDonald House at Stanford to celebrate the expansion project,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by John, on Aug 6, 2015 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 2282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brown Act concern trips up gray water project

Nearly three decades after Palo Alto began using recycled water to irrigate the local golf course and a portion of Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Young dad of two, on Aug 6, 2015 at 5:53 am | 3 comments | 571 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike Share's expansion plan leaves Palo Alto behind

As the Bay Area's fledgling bike-share program prepares for a colossal regional expansion, its presence in Palo Alto may...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 5, 2015 at 6:16 pm | 41 comments | 6393 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: New stores to open at Town & Country

Fitness apparel store PrAna, upscale women's clothing boutique Joie and luxury cosmetics retailer Space NK prepare to move...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by Agenda, on Aug 5, 2015 at 3:33 pm | 37 comments | 6070 Views

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Real Estate Matters

At first Realtors were whispering, "Wow, there is nothing for sale." Now they are yelling. Since 2008, the Peninsula and...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 5, 2015 at 3:25 pm | 5 comments | 2699 Views

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Local cabinetmaker, family struggle to return to normal after devastating accident

It looked like Mountain View cabinet-maker Johnny Martinez would never leave his hospital bed following a serious motorcycle...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 5, 2015 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 3529 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

PHOTOS: Banking on a good time

LinkAges Timebank members and members of the Palo Alto community enjoyed visits from Palo Alto Perry, the fuzzy official...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Charles, on Aug 5, 2015 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 2271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Unfriendly skies

It doesn't take too many minutes of sitting in a backyard in Palo Alto or trying to sleep next to an open window to realize...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Aug 5, 2015 at 8:20 am | 103 comments | 9203 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Corporate Citizenship favored by new comprehensive plan

The new Palo Alto Comprehensive Plan includes a new Policy: POLICY C-8: Welcome and encourage corporate citizenship in the...

Original post made by Sonja Roberts on Aug. 5, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto launches downtown parking-permit program

Marking a new era in parking policies, Palo Alto on Tuesday night approved a long-debated permit program that officials hope...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 5, 2015 at 5:49 am | 52 comments | 10580 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed men break into Palo Alto home

Three men, two of them wearing masks and armed with a knife and a gun, forced their way into a Palo Alto home Sunday night...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by pares, on Aug 4, 2015 at 5:04 pm | 22 comments | 10671 Views
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