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Palo Alto Councilmembers Think Too Much Business in Downtown: Proposes Registry

Palo Alto Councilmembers Think Too Much Business in Downtown: Proposes Registry

Four members of the Palo Alto City Council say a business registry is needed to solve traffic and parking problems that have risen to the forefront in recent years.

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Join Palo Alto Recreation Foundation for World Music Day

Join Palo Alto Recreation Foundation for World Music Day

Mark Your Calendars for “Palo Alto World Music Day”
Sunday, June 15, 2014 from 3:00P to 7:30P

The Palo Alto Recreation Foundation presents the 6th Annual World Music Day. Over 50 musical groups will be performing in the heart of downtown Palo Alto. University Avenue will be closed to traffic to allow for a family friendly, free international music event.

This is a fun, unique family event, a wonderful way to celebrate Father’s Day with the entire family.  Bring everyone and enjoy the music, plan on having lunch or dinner and enjoy yourselves thoroughly.

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No Ban on New Wood-Shake Roofs in Portola Valley and Woodside For Now

No Ban on New Wood-Shake Roofs in Portola Valley and Woodside For Now

At a joint meeting held on January 30, Portola Valley and Woodside council members decided to postpone ruling on a Woodside fire marshal’s proposal to ban new wood-shake roofs in both cities.

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Unbelievable Price for a Palo Alto Tear Down House!

Unbelievable Price for a Palo Alto Tear Down House!

1,154 Sq. Ft. Palo Alto Teardown on 2,775 Sq. Ft. Lot Listed for $1.0M Sells for $1.6M – WOW!

In downtown Palo Alto, rundown two-bedroom properties not only list for $1M, they then sell for $600K over asking.

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Palo Alto Considers Citywide Residential Parking Permit Program

Palo Alto Considers Citywide Residential Parking Permit Program

Palo Alto City Council to Consider Parking Issues

The Palo Alto City Council, by unanimous vote, has directed staff to draft an ordinance that establishes a framework for a citywide residential parking permit program that would allow some neighborhoods to restrict parking on their residential blocks.

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Menlo Park: Palo Alto’s Little Brother

Menlo Park: Palo Alto’s Little Brother

Menlo Park (MP) is a quiet little city of 32,000 which packs a powerful punch.  Menlo Park is located in the northeast quadrant of Silicon Valley and is nestled comfortably between Palo Alto, Atherton and Redwood City.  

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Real Estate Agents Need Social Media or They Will Die?

Real Estate Agents Need Social Media or They Will Die?

Social Media – the FASTEST Growing Method of Communication

Most realtors will do anything they can to get a listing or a hot pre-approved buyer ready to start making offers.  In fact most realtors will do anything they can to get something into escrow as fast as possible. 

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Do You Remember The Best Nine (9) Real Estate Movies Of All Time?

Do You Remember The Best Nine (9) Real Estate Movies Of All Time?

Movie Lovers – Test Your Memory of Real Estate Movies…

Do you remember watching any of these Real Estate Movies?  Some of these flicks are certainly worth watching again.  Logon to your streaming video vendor and cue up a few of these great classics. 

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Palo Alto Passes Improved Public Art Program

Palo Alto Passes Improved Public Art Program

Coming Soon For Palo Alto – More Public Art

Palo Alto will be the recipient of more public art.  The City Council voted 8-0 last week to increase the “percent for art” policy which will now include residential projects of five units or more as well continuing to include commercial developments that are at least 10,000 sq. ft. and have minimum costs of $200,000. 

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Palo Alto – a History Lesson

Palo Alto – a History Lesson

Palo Alto Early History
Discovery of Palo Alto, California

Palo Alto’s earliest recorded history is from 1769, when Gaspar de Portolà discovered an Ohlone Indian settlement. A plaque is erected at Middlefield Road and Embarcadero Road to commemorate the remains an area of known Indian mounds.

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