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Filoli estate opens vegetable garden ‚Äčto public for the first time

Starting this week, visitors will get a chance to check out a previously unseen garden at Woodside's Filoli estate. Filoli's...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2022
Last comment by Jim Salyards, 21 hours ago | 2 comments | 1627 Views

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Around Town: Fifth grader to bring a Free Little Library to East Palo Alto

In the latest Around Town column, news about a local fifth grader's plan to create a Free Little Library in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1501 Views

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Resident surprises alleged burglar caught in the act

Palo Alto police arrested a man Monday afternoon after he allegedly burglarized a Professorville home and fled when he was...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2022
Last comment by Noah Michaels, on Aug 7, 2022 at 2:57 pm | 13 comments | 3061 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 Marc Vincenti, on Aug 7, 2022 at 2:48 pm | 1206 comments | 457893 Views

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Ravenswood school district staff make their case for workforce housing

Gerardo Garcia's workday is not done after he leaves his science classroom at Cesar Chavez Ravenswood Middle School. For...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2022
Last comment by Mel Chandler, on Aug 6, 2022 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 2108 Views

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High-speed rail analysis brings grade-separation anxiety to Palo Alto

As the environmental analysis for the Peninsula segment of high-speed rail nears the finish line, Palo Alto leaders are raising...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2022
Last comment by mjh, on Aug 6, 2022 at 1:16 pm | 19 comments | 11623 Views

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National Night Out draws Palo Altans to community gatherings

Hundreds of residents showed up to National Night Out events in Palo Alto on Tuesday to reconnect with the community after...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2285 Views

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Deep divisions, further delay for California's math guidelines

The debate over new state math guidelines is a reminder that divisions remain deep over approaches to instruction, the pacing...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Aug 5, 2022 at 10:07 am | 37 comments | 5058 Views

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City Council faces pushback over Sobrato deal for former Fry's site

When City Council members struck a deal with Sobrato in June to transform the former site of Fry's Electronics, they framed...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Aug 3, 2022 at 11:23 am | 13 comments | 4118 Views

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Residents fight church's plan to host safe-parking program for homeless

More than two dozen residents near the First Congregational Church are protesting a proposal by the Louis Road institution...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2022
Last comment by Mensch, on Aug 3, 2022 at 11:19 am | 36 comments | 10792 Views

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Around Town: Local Union 271 pays it forward through fundraiser for nonprofit

Read news about a downtown restaurant's recent fundraiser for bicycles benefiting people in need, Stanford Children's Health's...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2629 Views

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Barron Park market

What market was on the corner of Margarita & El Camino in Palo Alto (Barron Park) in the 50's & 60's? Across El Camino from...

Original post made by Stephen Jessen on Jul. 31, 2022
There are no comments yet. 324 Views

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Realtor Alex Comsa jumps into Palo Alto council race

Realtor Alex Comsa announced Wednesday that he will seek a seat on the Palo Alto City Council, joining a growing roster of...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2022
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Jul 31, 2022 at 5:03 pm | 9 comments | 4433 Views

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Andrew Binder selected as new Palo Alto police chief

Acting Palo Alto Police Chief Andrew Binder has been selected to permanently take over the job, pending the City Council's...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2022
Last comment by Christopher Reed, on Jul 28, 2022 at 8:47 am | 5 comments | 6050 Views

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Around Town: East Palo Alto City Council member receives diploma from Oxford University

In the latest column, news about City Council member Antonio Lopez receiving his Oxford diploma, Stanford Blood Center taking...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3157 Views

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Downtown Streets Team CEO Eileen Richardson to retire

After 17 years at the helm of the Downtown Streets Team, CEO Eileen Richardson will retire. An interim CEO will be named...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2022
Last comment by FormerDSTemployee, on Jul 26, 2022 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 2656 Views

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Midpeninsula theater companies look ahead to fall and beyond with new seasons

As audiences continue making their way back to in-person performances, Peninsula theater companies this summer have been...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2022
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Jul 22, 2022 at 10:47 pm | 2 comments | 2501 Views

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Pace Gallery to close Palo Alto location

International art gallery group Pace Gallery is shuttering its Palo Alto location. A newsletter from the gallery, sent on...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2022
Last comment by sueppr, on Jul 21, 2022 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 2779 Views

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Developer proposes to replace Creekside Inn with apartments

The Creekside Inn on El Camino Real would be demolished and replaced with two six-story buildings with a total of 382 apartments...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jul 20, 2022 at 7:49 pm | 46 comments | 8953 Views

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Around Town: Little League team makes strong showing at regional tournament

In the latest column, updates on the Palo Alto 13s All Stars' summer season, a new outdoor public art installation at Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2639 Views
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