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Palo Alto History Museum gets one more chance

The opportunity for the Palo Alto History Museum to inhabit the historic Roth Building could soon draw to a close if its...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by museum supporter, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 1524 Views

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In Crescent Park, a push to end traffic gridlock

Fed up with the daily traffic gridlock on their neighborhood's streets, Crescent Park residents are banding together to get...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 19 hours ago | 124 comments | 6232 Views

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Stanford policy change means no more pro tennis at Taube

Inside Tennis reported that the Bank of the West Classic will be leaving Stanford after the University made it known it doesn't...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2017
Last comment by Sports Guy, 20 hours ago | 6 comments | 1911 Views

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Why so little use of dog parks?

I often walk by empty dog parks in Palo Alto, though people will be exercising dogs off-leash close by. Why are folks avoiding...

Original post made by Dog park usage on Dec. 9, 2017
Last comment by Dogs Trespass, 23 hours ago | 10 comments | 240 Views

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Council approves pared-down sustainability plan

The City Council approved a four-pronged revision to its 2018-2020 Sustainability Implementation Plan on Monday, which will...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 12, 2017 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1518 Views

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Ross Road - Hazard

Ross Road is now a major hazard area and for safety's sake I urge anyone using it to consider the following. 1. Would...

Original post made by Ross Road on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by I've slowed down, on Dec 11, 2017 at 9:46 am | 69 comments | 1518 Views

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History Museum looks to rev up fundraising effort

A decade after Palo Alto officials set out to transform the historic Roth Building into a history museum, the effort is starting...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Ares, on Dec 9, 2017 at 7:15 am | 21 comments | 3644 Views

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Palo Alto explores ways to pay for revamped Caltrain intersections

Despite years of discussions about the need to separate the Caltrain tracks from the local streets that intersect the rail...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Guess What, on Dec 7, 2017 at 12:33 am | 79 comments | 5783 Views

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RV evictions in East Palo Alto protested

About 50 protesters blocked a tow truck Wednesday morning that came to haul away RVs in East Palo Alto in which an estimated...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Patricia Finau Lopez, on Dec 6, 2017 at 1:16 pm | 86 comments | 11894 Views

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Delivery trucks at Edgewood create ruckus for neighbors

The beeping of trucks as they back up at 4 a.m., the clanking of metal cargo ramps on pavement, delivery trucks parking in...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Parking maze, on Dec 6, 2017 at 11:44 am | 38 comments | 4624 Views

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Palo Alto approves Junior Museum and Zoo expansion

One of Palo Alto’s most popular family attractions received a big boost Monday night, when the City Council gleefully backed...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by mattie, on Dec 5, 2017 at 5:34 pm | 9 comments | 3421 Views

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Ex-teacher sentenced to five years for molestation

After tearfully begging a San Mateo County judge for leniency during her sentencing hearing for molesting two East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2017
Last comment by Just Yo, on Dec 5, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 14 comments | 4290 Views

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City to assess life for families of young children in Palo Alto

A new city study will take a deep dive into issues impacting parents and young children in Palo Alto, from financial security...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Overgrowth is the Problem, on Dec 2, 2017 at 9:25 am | 3 comments | 1522 Views

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County extends comment period for Stanford expansion

Responding to requests from Palo Alto and Menlo Park, Santa Clara County planners have agreed to give the public 60 more...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Thanks Joe, on Nov 30, 2017 at 11:19 pm | 1 comment | 1760 Views

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New rules may require retrofits of 'soft-story' buildings

Hundreds of city property owners could be forced to firm up the shaky foundations of their buildings under a proposal the...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 30, 2017 at 5:33 pm | 3 comments | 2114 Views

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Palo Alto council splits over roof decks

A proposal to build a roof deck on a Hamilton Avenue became the latest item to divide the Palo Alto City Council into two...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2017
Last comment by Evan, on Nov 29, 2017 at 1:14 pm | 27 comments | 3390 Views

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Palo Alto set to approve new bike bridge

They were looking for "Wow!" in the new bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101. Having failed, Palo Alto residents and city leaders...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 28, 2017 at 9:34 pm | 58 comments | 5997 Views

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Palo Alto's bike-share plan takes a turn

After failing to get traction in its prior attempts, Palo Alto's plan to bring bike-share programs to the city's masses is...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Been there lately?, on Nov 28, 2017 at 2:36 pm | 41 comments | 4658 Views

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Aircraft noise: Moving from north to south Palo Alto?

I understand that aircraft may start routing even more flights over S Palo Alto instead of North and Mid Palo Alto, per our...

Original post made by Aircraft noise on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Giraffe, on Nov 28, 2017 at 12:22 pm | 23 comments | 759 Views

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Still standing in tribute

In Palo Alto's Peers Park stand redwood trees that as infants traveled farther than many people do in their lifetimes. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Nov 28, 2017 at 9:16 am | 3 comments | 2967 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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