Barron Square is a fabulous complex. I have good friends and clients who have lived and owned there for nearly 20 years. Barron Park is a very popular area in Palo Alto. If you have kids, Barron Park is in the Gunn High school area which is one of the best high schools in CA.
Market activity in 2008 is as follows:
3/2 1890sf pending listed at $998,000
2/2 1541sf closed at $904,000 4/08
3/2.5 2123sf closed $1,200,000 3/08
Let me know if you need more information. I can find you a preoperty to buy in Barron Square if I know what your criteria is.