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Rising up to meet the disaster

Communities across Palo Alto have responded in myriad ways to the devastation of the North Bay fires, dedicating services,...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by Jeremy Robinson, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 510 Views

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Off Deadline: Is 'Restore Hetch Hetchy' a pipe dream or a living vision?

A century ago the great conservationist John Muir fought his last great battle: a doomed effort to prevent San Francisco...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 17, 2017 at 11:59 am | 8 comments | 2735 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Edible enigmas

Ever enjoy a Chinese gooseberry? You probably have without even realizing it. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2017/07/21/edible-enigmas...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 238 Views

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A colorful new career

Artist Caroline Mustard moved to Mountain View to retire, but that was before her son gave her an iPad. Five years later,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 802 Views

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Home front: caring for stone; festival of the arts

A roundup of local home and garden news and events, including a class on how to care for clean and maintain your natural...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 704 Views

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Digital DNA faces possible demise

Digital DNA, the egg-shaped sculpture made partly of computer circuit boards currently installed in Lytton Plaza, has been...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Orion , on Oct 17, 2017 at 5:26 am | 36 comments | 2311 Views

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Thousands expected to attend Moonlight Run

It's time to put on those running shoes for the Palo Alto Weekly's Moonlight Run & Walk on Friday, which is expected to bring...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1489 Views

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Where to donate for victims of North Bay wildfires

For people interested in assisting victims of the North Bay wildfires, the Weekly has compiled a list on groups that are...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2017
Last comment by Oakland firestorm, on Oct 14, 2017 at 7:27 am | 1 comment | 2560 Views

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A great room outside

A lot of thought went into creating the new home in West Menlo Park that Hilke and Martin Risau purchased in 2013. But the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 181 Views

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Home front: gardener reference; maintaining native gardens

A roundup of local home and garden news and events, including workshops on native gardens and preparing plants for the spring...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 446 Views

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'Treasured Lands: a Photographic Odyssey through America's National Parks'

Photographer QT Luong will talk about his work photographing national parks in an event sponsored by the Palo Alto Camera...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1518 Views

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County supervisors approve bail system reforms

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed recommendations from a final Bail and Release Work Group consensus...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by @jerry99, on Oct 12, 2017 at 7:15 pm | 6 comments | 1113 Views

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Gov. Brown signs off on Caltrain's sales-tax measure

The approval of Senate Bill 797 will allow Caltrain to move ahead with a sales-tax increase measure. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Cash and Carry, on Oct 12, 2017 at 4:07 pm | 19 comments | 2119 Views

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Health advisory in effect due to smoke from North Bay fires

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is extending a Spare the Air alert and health advisory through the weekend because...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Oct 11, 2017 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 9986 Views

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Parole denied to son who killed father

A man who fatally shot his father in his family's basement in East Palo Alto will remain in prison after being denied parole...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by slow news day, on Oct 11, 2017 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1874 Views

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Beset by cars, East Palo Alto to develop 'mobility' plan

Besieged by a daily influx of commuter traffic, and with parked cars clogging neighborhoods streets, East Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by MP Resident, on Oct 9, 2017 at 3:50 pm | 7 comments | 2011 Views

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Rethinking life's journey

Americans have gained at least 25 years of life expectancy over the past century. People born in 1915 lived an average of...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Louise68, on Oct 8, 2017 at 5:45 pm | 4 comments | 2427 Views

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District investigating data breach at Palo Alto High School

The school district said it is investigating a data breach at Palo Alto High School after discovering a "rogue website" Thursday...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Terry, on Oct 6, 2017 at 6:55 pm | 4 comments | 5881 Views

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Tenants' rights group demands East Palo Alto records

A statewide organization for renters' rights has filed a Public Records Act request with the City of East Palo Alto after...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by flexplex, on Oct 6, 2017 at 8:24 am | 9 comments | 5335 Views

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Public comment sought on flood-control projects

The public can learn more about proposed flood-control, restoration and recreation projects along San Francisquito Creek...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by Marie, on Oct 4, 2017 at 12:08 pm | 6 comments | 1659 Views
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