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Palo Alto looks to loosen rules for taxi fares

With ride-sharing companies shifting the transportation landscape, Palo Alto officials are preparing to pass a new law to...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by farms? In Berkeley?, 19 minutes ago | 23 comments | 1889 Views

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Palo Alto prepares to adopt new priorities

The Palo Alto City Council is preparing to adopt new priorities for 2018, even as it acknowledges the need to stay focused...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2017
Last comment by Tim, 53 minutes ago | 9 comments | 1466 Views

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For new bike boulevard, it's not smooth sailing

Palo Alto's effort to turn a street into a bicycle-friendly boulevard is encountering a chorus of complaints from residents...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, 3 hours ago | 82 comments | 6441 Views

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<B><B>PRICEY LANDSCAPING ...</B> In what might be one of the most expensive bills for a grass-trimming job, the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by parent and taxpayer, 23 hours ago | 4 comments | 3957 Views

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Edgewood market holds soft opening

The new and long-awaited grocery store at Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center in Palo Alto finally opened on Friday afternoon,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2017
Last comment by Lynne, on Dec 11, 2017 at 12:27 pm | 44 comments | 8478 Views

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The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by The Green Acre Kid, on Dec 11, 2017 at 6:39 am | 1137 comments | 228318 Views

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Dazzling production, dated stereotypes

From a purely technical perspective, TheatreWorks puts on a fantastic show. But for all of its merits from the technical...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Dec 9, 2017 at 1:44 pm | 10 comments | 1998 Views

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City's new anti-idling law unlikely to be enforced

As Palo Alto prepares to adopt a new law banning idling vehicles, city officials are warning that the new prohibition --...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 8, 2017 at 6:21 pm | 25 comments | 2656 Views

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Rising costs strain Palo Alto's infrastructure goals

Palo Alto's ambitious plan to fix up the city's aged infrastructure and build a new bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 is...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2017
Last comment by Remember the Rainbow Bridge, on Dec 7, 2017 at 10:33 am | 35 comments | 2916 Views

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School board to discuss gifts policy

Under a proposed administrative regulation, a donor who gives more than $50,000 to the Palo Alto school district but wants...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2017
Last comment by No Dark Money, on Dec 6, 2017 at 9:51 am | 8 comments | 2390 Views

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'Animal Farm' revisited

Fifteen retirees starring in Avenidas' staged reading of George Orwell's "Animal Farm" this month at Cubberley Community...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2017
Last comment by Income inequality, on Dec 6, 2017 at 4:37 am | 4 comments | 1993 Views

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Ending the wasted food run-around

Peninsula Food Runners works to remove logistical barriers to food donations, picking up leftover meals from tech companies...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2017
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Dec 4, 2017 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 1341 Views

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Missing woman found within hours

A 59-year-old with Alzheimer's disease who went missing Tuesday morning was found by a resident in Palo Alto later in the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Experience, on Dec 4, 2017 at 8:08 am | 6 comments | 2228 Views

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East Palo Alto mayor celebrates 'city on the move'

East Palo Alto Mayor Larry Moody pointed to the city's achievements this year, which, he said have kicked opened a new progressive...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2017
Last comment by Nobody , on Dec 3, 2017 at 10:52 pm | 3 comments | 4273 Views

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Around Town: caring for kids; pie giveaway

In the latest Around Town column, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital celebrates its expanded facility, East Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2017
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Middlefield Single lane and bus stop.

I noticed recently that Middlefield has been narrowed to single lane SB to enable a left turn lane. As annoying as this appears...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 28, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 1, 2017 at 1:15 pm | 12 comments | 413 Views

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Artisan pop-up market opens Friday

A pop-up market featuring dozens of local artists will open up at the Clarkwood Center starting Dec. 1, and will kick off...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Probably74, on Nov 30, 2017 at 8:40 pm | 1 comment | 409 Views

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Digital DNA, Go Mama voted out

Digital DNA, the 7-foot-tall egg-shaped sculpture made of computer circuit boards installed in Lytton Plaza, will be deaccessioned...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
Last comment by @ Let it Go, on Nov 30, 2017 at 6:24 pm | 50 comments | 7187 Views

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Miki Werness out at College Terrace Market

The grocer whose experience in the business convinced the Palo Alto City Council to give the go-ahead for the new College...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2017
Last comment by Micheal Tandino, on Nov 30, 2017 at 10:12 am | 44 comments | 6259 Views

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Shop Talk: Hermès to open; restaurant news

Read about Hermès of Paris' forthcoming Palo Alto store, plus the latest restaurant openings and closures. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2017
Last comment by Haha, on Nov 28, 2017 at 2:24 pm | 6 comments | 2842 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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