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Obituary: John Freidenrich dies at 80

Longtime Atherton resident John Freidenrich -- a major supporter of Stanford University, a well-respected attorney and an...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Sea Reddy, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 1984 Views

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Soaring through life

When William "Uncle Bill" Dinsmore turns 100 this today, his family and community will celebrate a life marked by persistence...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
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Cities rush to prepare for new marijuana era

Palo Alto is one of many Midpeninsula cities taking a conservative, wait-and-see approach on sales and cultivation of recreational...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Weed Miles Traveled, 11 hours ago | 48 comments | 3625 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 Pete Whistler, 12 hours ago | 40 comments | 5690 Views

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Could the North Bay inferno happen here?

An aerial video of the suburban Coffey Park neighborhood in Santa Rosa shows block after block of parcels that are now the...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Anon, 19 hours ago | 9 comments | 2352 Views

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Palo Alto cuts Fire Department positions

In a bid to save money and address changing community demands, the Palo Alto City Council voted early Tuesday to eliminate...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by Just doing their job, 20 hours ago | 16 comments | 2465 Views

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Facebook's plans win Planning Commission OK

A debate over the aesthetics of a proposed eight-story parking garage dominated the Menlo Park Planning Commission's discussion...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by commonsense, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 1154 Views

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Bay Area forecast: rain expected on Thursday

Rain is expected to fall in the Bay Area on Thursday and could help firefighters put out the several wildfires burning in...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Oct 19, 2017 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 1036 Views

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Community Notebook: Film, panel on life for East Palo Alto families

Life in East Palo Alto and Belle Haven will be on display Oct. 24 at a film screening showcasing in-depth interviews and...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by carolskenyon, on Oct 17, 2017 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 1574 Views

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Cottage clusters becoming a thing of the past?

Palo Alto could soon lose two cottage clusters, the small groupings of bungalows built between the 1930s and 1950s that some...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Me 2, on Oct 16, 2017 at 5:32 pm | 22 comments | 3783 Views

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City eyes $10.6M price tag for janitorial work

Palo Alto's commitment to fair wages will face its first real test Monday night, when the City Council considers a new janitorial...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by Tough Love, on Oct 15, 2017 at 7:47 pm | 8 comments | 3210 Views

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Palo Alto looks to firm up renter protections

As rising rents continue to drive long-time residents out of Palo Alto, city officials are preparing to adopt new regulations...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by maguro_01, on Oct 14, 2017 at 7:28 am | 35 comments | 5507 Views

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FAA considering making Surf Air flight path over Bay official

As the FAA ponders making Surf Air's attempt to respond to local noise complaints by flying over the Bay an official fair...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Oct 12, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 24 comments | 2139 Views

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Community Notebook: The future of libraries

The role that libraries will play in an age where technology has given users diverse learning tools will be examined at a...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Amber, on Oct 11, 2017 at 10:24 am | 3 comments | 1829 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>PREPARING FOR THE WORST ...</B> Palo Alto fire <B>Capt. Chuck Berry</B> finds it unbelievable that first responders...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 9, 2017 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments | 1477 Views

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Rape reported at Stanford University student residence

The Stanford University Department of Public Safety is investigating an alleged rape that occurred at a student residence...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Lou S., on Oct 9, 2017 at 12:08 pm | 12 comments | 5282 Views

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Public Art Program seeks panel participants, submissions

The Palo Alto Public Art Program is putting out calls for art submissions for its upcoming projects, which include the California...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2017
Last comment by Interested Artist, on Oct 8, 2017 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 2015 Views

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Beloved Palo Alto donkey dies at 32

One of the Barron Park neighborhood's beloved and iconic donkeys, Miner Forty Niner, has died, according to his handlers....

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Candi Campbell, on Oct 6, 2017 at 3:30 pm | 20 comments | 21812 Views

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Palo Alto overhauls development fees

The cost of doing business in Palo Alto is about to change for builders, home renovators, and creators of parade floats...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by C, on Oct 4, 2017 at 4:20 pm | 11 comments | 3320 Views

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Home sales

A complete list of homes for sale on the Midpeninsula. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/09/29/home-sales...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Sep 30, 2017 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 506 Views
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