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Downtown sees fewer workers buying parking permits

Palo Alto's effort to get drive downtown employees out of residential areas appears to be gaining momentum, with fewer workers...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2018
Last comment by Tim Buck II, 5 hours ago | 8 comments | 1062 Views

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Problems Saturday at Midtown Safeway?

It seems that something caused Midtown Safeway to close for several hours today and food was seemingly spoiled. Can anyone...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 24, 2018
There are no comments yet. 58 Views

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Man threatens to stab Xfinity employee

A man ripped two iPhones out of a display at a Palo Alto Xfinity store Wednesday, threatened to stab an employee and then...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2018
Last comment by Old Timer, 7 hours ago | 2 comments | 692 Views

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Octogenarian still wielding her torch

At Sims Metal Management in Redwood City, a giant crane claw snatches up large pieces of twisted and torn metal, piling the...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2018
Last comment by Coach Rob, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 972 Views

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State assemblyman to hold open house on Thursday

Assemblyman Marc Berman, D-Palo Alto, had a "challenging, humbling and exhilarating" first year in office that ended with...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2018
Last comment by Berman Skeptic Impressed, on Feb 24, 2018 at 1:05 am | 2 comments | 1121 Views

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Menlo Park: The Oasis to shutter March 7

The Oasis, perhaps the oldest eating establishment in Menlo Park, will close permanently March 7 after 60 years of business,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2018
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Feb 23, 2018 at 11:25 pm | 13 comments | 2297 Views

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Photo essay: The hidden hazards in Foothills Park

As Palo Alto prepares to open a new section of Foothills Park to the public, officials are keeping a close eye on Buckeye...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 23, 2018 at 5:00 pm | 7 comments | 2360 Views

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An alternative to 'big soda'

Like many health-conscious Americans, Palo Altan Jim Otteson fully understood the merits of foregoing soda to limit his sugar...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 23, 2018 at 4:53 pm | 5 comments | 891 Views

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Flustered over airplane noise

As airplane noise continues to plague Palo Alto, city officials agreed on Tuesday night to seek alliances, lobby hard and...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2018
Last comment by HitTheMoney, on Feb 23, 2018 at 3:56 pm | 92 comments | 5572 Views

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<B><B>GLASS HOUSES ... </B>Few issues unite and divide Palo Alto neighborhoods like <B>Eichler</B> homes, which are generally...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2018
There are no comments yet. 84 Views

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Artificial intelligence helps identify more than 250 species in baylands

Eighty citizen and professional scientists gathered at the preserve on Saturday for the baylands' second bioblitz, an observational...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2018
There are no comments yet. 4631 Views

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Timeless, timely 'Fidelio' soars

In staging Beethoven's "Fidelio," West Bay Opera has put together a cast of magnificent singers and an orchestra of polished...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2018
Last comment by Claude Ezran, on Feb 22, 2018 at 8:22 pm | 2 comments | 658 Views

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Home front: rose talk and a cool city app

A roundup of local home and garden news and events including rhododendron and rose enthusiasts' meetings. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2018
There are no comments yet. 494 Views

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Signatures filed to place judge recall on ballot

In a milestone for the grassroots effort to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for his alleged bias in sexual violence...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Bill Stienem, on Feb 20, 2018 at 11:10 pm | 56 comments | 4898 Views

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San Jose lawyer enters recall race

Despite the fact that attorney Angela Storey opposes the effort to recall Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky,...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by Joan Ferguson, on Feb 20, 2018 at 8:43 pm | 19 comments | 3322 Views

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Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement honorees announced

The people honored with this year's Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement Award have engaged in meaningful and creative efforts...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by fcservices, on Feb 19, 2018 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 2107 Views

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<B><B>A NEW BEGINNING ... </B>Palo Alto's elected leaders agree that the north Ventura area represents an exciting opportunity...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1331 Views

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Re-mastering the darkroom

Photographer Ian Ruhter is pretty stoked to be showing his work in Silicon Valley. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2018/02/07/re-mastering-the-darkroom...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2018
Last comment by Richard, on Feb 15, 2018 at 7:33 pm | 1 comment | 632 Views

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City constructing new roundabout on Ross Road

A new roundabout designed to slow traffic along the Ross Road bike boulevard will be installed over the Palo Alto Unified...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Ross Roadian, on Feb 15, 2018 at 10:52 am | 60 comments | 4392 Views

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Shop Talk: On-demand deliveries, a salon for men

In the latest Shop Talk column, an on-demand delivery company has expanded into the Palo Alto area, a men's grooming salon...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2018
Last comment by Man Salon, on Feb 14, 2018 at 5:04 pm | 7 comments | 1727 Views
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