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YMCA Ross lost several great instructors!

YMCA Ross lost several great exercise instructors recently! I've been an Y member for years and it is disconcerting...

Original post made by SAD YMCA member on Apr. 5, 2018
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Deep Pothole at El Camino Real and San Antonio

Drivers beware of the huge, deep pothole at the intersection of El Camino Real and San Antonio Road near Peet's and Chef...

Original post made by commuter on Mar. 23, 2016
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Heavy Earth-hauling on Embarcadero

Today, 1/31/18, is the second day I have noticed multiple double-bottomed semi-trailer earth-hauling trucks on Embarcadero...

Original post made by baumgrenze on Jan. 31, 2018
Last comment by musical, on Jan 31, 2018 at 11:19 pm | 4 comments | 1294 Views


How do I get off Joe Simitian's list? I am tired of the voicemails.

I can't find it on his website. Thanks to anyone for your help....

Original post made by Frustrated on Oct. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1291 Views


Now that school is back we have inattentive cyclists swarming the roads.

Does anyone find it a little disconcerting how these hoards of school aged cyclists take over the road and do not obey traffic...

Original post made by HRM on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by C'est Moi, on Aug 17, 2016 at 12:48 pm | 4 comments | 1290 Views


Save the Egg - Digital DNA to be Removed from Lytton Plaza

The City Art Commission is planning a final vote for removal of the sculpture in Lytton Plaza. If you are interested in...

Original post made by Fan of Digital DNA on Nov. 15, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1289 Views


A Tale of Three Cities and their utilization of citizen volunteers in response to the Covid 19 Pandemic

Here is what the City of Palo Alto did over a month ago: City of Palo Alto Emergency Services Volunteer Activation Order...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 28, 2020
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Atherton Town Council study could reduce fire services in East Palo Alto

When the non-Atherton residents of the Fire District discover that this property tax reallocation process would also mean...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 15, 2017
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The Egg

Among recent public art efforts in Palo Alto was The Egg, in Lytton Plaza. You recall this orb constructed from old circuit...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Mar. 6, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Mar 6, 2019 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 1288 Views


Retiming the left signal when turning from Page Mill Rd to Foothill Exp

When bringing my daughter to Gunn High in the mornings of school days, from Page Mill Rd (west bound), we must make a left...

Original post made by Jeff Li on Jan. 22, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Jan 22, 2018 at 9:30 pm | 1 comment | 1279 Views


How to use Ross Roundabout

Now that the roundabout on Meadow and Ross is functioning as a roundabout although it is still unfinished, it is important...

Original post made by Ross Roundabout on Feb. 3, 2018
Last comment by Ross Road, on Feb 3, 2018 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 1273 Views


San Francisco's Detroit-style Joyride Pizza now available in Daly City

Joyride Pizza, a San Francisco-based pizzeria, is now available in Daly City at the Gilman Brewing taproom on Junipero Serra...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2023
Last comment by Mo Revue, on Apr 5, 2023 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 1256 Views


Around Town

<B>HARMFUL LANGUAGE ...</B> <B>Stanford University</B> has taken down its <B>Elimination of Harmful Language Initiative</B>...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jan 6, 2023 at 9:53 pm | 5 comments | 1254 Views


A better alternative to Caltrain electrification

No unsightly poles and expensive overhead wires: "Hydrogen trains are equipped with fuel cells that produce electricity...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 19, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1230 Views


Duck Pond - Where Have All The Water Fowl, Seagulls, And Other Migrating Birds Gone?

We were visiting family over the holidays and decided to visit the duck pond at the Baylands. We have traditionally visited...

Original post made by Visitor on Jan. 6, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 6, 2020 at 7:34 pm | 1 comment | 1216 Views


Free Informative Tech Session for Seniors

A fun and interactive tech session hosted by Paly and Gunn students at the Mitchell Park Library on Dec 8. Students will...

Original post made by Jonathan Park on Dec. 5, 2018
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Stanford to reopen Dish area on July 6

Stanford press release: "Many of the guidelines are now...

Original post made by resident on Jun. 29, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1209 Views


Are Our Creeks At Risk Of Overflow?

With our past history of flooding due heavy rains at high tide, should we be concerned about another flood event? High...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Jan 16, 2019 at 10:52 pm | 2 comments | 1209 Views


Smash-and-grab burglary caught on video

Mountain View police are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect involved in a smash-and-grab burglary outside...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
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Nonprofit book bag sale; free books for nonprofits

The Friends of the Palo Alto Library is offering 30,000+ used books for sale, at $5 per bag, throughout the month of November....

Original post made by kareninca on Nov. 5, 2020
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