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Selling the nest?

The tight Midpeninsula housing market is having a big impact on empty nesters Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/12/07/selling-the-nest...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by resident, 10 hours ago | 5 comments | 952 Views

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City seeks more protection from Stanford expansion

With Stanford looking to build more than 2 million square feet of academic space and 3,150 housing units by 2035, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Ralph Eckland, on Dec 9, 2017 at 3:50 pm | 7 comments | 3428 Views

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Models at Silicon Valley Holiday Parties

From today's Bloomberg News: Models at Silicon Valley Holiday Parties From the article: "Local modeling agencies, which...

Original post made by unbelievable! on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 9, 2017 at 11:23 am | 15 comments | 429 Views

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City braces for impacts of new housing laws

Palo Alto is bracing for a slew of new laws that will take effect in January and that could transform the community conversation...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 8, 2017 at 10:01 pm | 37 comments | 3781 Views

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Palo Alto firefighters head to Thomas Fire

Four Palo Alto firefighters and their counterparts throughout the Bay Area are responding to the Thomas Fire that has burned...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Russell, on Dec 6, 2017 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 1727 Views

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East Palo Alto police search for missing teen

Jonathan Bedolla, 17, was last seen three days ago leaving the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by Katie , on Dec 5, 2017 at 9:07 pm | 11 comments | 21511 Views

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Sunset magazine sold to Los Angeles private equity investor

Sunset magazine, once located on Willow Road in Menlo Park, has been sold to Regent L.P., a Los Angeles-based private equity...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 5, 2017 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 2317 Views

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Editorial: Stanford's ambitious GUP

The community is awakening to the need to carefully scrutinize Stanford's expansion plan to build another 2.275 million square...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Dec 4, 2017 at 2:07 pm | 5 comments | 1615 Views

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Cities seek more time to vet Stanford proposal

Palo Alto and Menlo Park city officials are calling for the Santa Clara County Planning Department to give them another 60...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by margaret heath, on Nov 30, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 15 comments | 2300 Views

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Private meeting held between Facebook officials and East Palo Alto advocates

A private town hall meeting was held at the East Palo Alto Senior Center on Monday between Facebook executives and Real Community...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Mark Dinan, on Nov 30, 2017 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 1437 Views

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Cutting the Foreign Service Hurts America…and Silicon Valley

Foreign Service Officers and Specialists of the U.S. Department of State come from every corner of our society to promote...

Original post made by Scott Kilner on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Pelper, on Nov 29, 2017 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 108 Views

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Silicon Valley's tsunami decade of retirements

A virtual tidal wave of retirements will occur between now and 2025 as older workers leave the workforce in Silicon Valley,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 28, 2017 at 6:16 pm | 28 comments | 7534 Views

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Palo Alto to reap revenues from new state bills

As Palo Alto's elected leaders survey all the new laws coming out of Washington, D.C., and Sacramento, two strikingly different...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2017
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Nov 24, 2017 at 4:46 pm | 2 comments | 2248 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 Fiona Luffy, on Nov 22, 2017 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 2653 Views

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Permanent injunction issued in sanctuary city order

A federal judge on Monday ruled that an executive order that threatened to block funding for sanctuary jurisdictions is unconstitutional...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 21, 2017 at 6:06 pm | 14 comments | 1331 Views

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Hundreds turn out to debate proposed RV ordinance

About 200 people packed the East Palo Alto City Council Chambers and more than 43 speakers gave East Palo Alto city officials...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 21, 2017 at 2:25 pm | 6 comments | 3582 Views

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Webcast: Wrestling with the problem of RVs

This week's eviction of RVs from an East Palo Alto street due to public health concerns sparked a protest; meanwhile, city...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 21, 2017 at 2:09 pm | 3 comments | 1999 Views

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Menlo Park council reverses approval of Stanford's office building on Sand Hill Road

Claiming inaccuracies and omissions in Stanford's traffic projections for its current and future developments, the Menlo...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2017
Last comment by A Menlo Guy, on Nov 20, 2017 at 6:11 pm | 5 comments | 2032 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 Jerry Feingold, on Nov 20, 2017 at 4:32 pm | 11 comments | 2072 Views

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Protesters stage walkout on controversial lecturer

More than 140 protesters who attended a lecture by anti-Muslim and "anti-jihadist" author and blogger Robert Spencer staged...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, on Nov 17, 2017 at 7:09 pm | 27 comments | 4731 Views
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The holidays are here!

From live music to a visit with Santa, here's a look at some local holiday activities to help you get into the spirit of the season.

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