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Just three weeks ago, it was hard to imagine the imminent human and economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. Yet here we... Last comment on Jun 9, 2020 at 10:46 am | 43 comments

School board endorses plan for new academic year
In Palo Alto, the school board unanimously OK'ed the district's plan Friday for reopening schools with some tweaks, including... Last comment 23 minutes ago | 77 comments

Opinion: Non-elected regional bodies are threatening Palo Alto's neighborhoods
July 10 will be the last chance to appeal dramatic changes by two non-elected regional bodies that will threaten the character... Last comment 1 minute ago | 68 comments

Black in Palo Alto: Longtime residents describe painful toll of everyday racism
Five African Americans, all longtime local residents who have endured painful and repeated incidents of racial discrimination... Last comment 17 hours ago | 32 comments

 
 
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Coronavirus central: Santa Clara County total pushes past 5,400 with 141 new cases
The coronavirus continues to take its toll on the Midpeninsula. On Monday, Santa Clara County reported 5,408 cases and 164 deaths; San Mateo County had 3,692 cases and 111 deaths. Tuesday, 9:17 AM | 31 comments

Nonprofit Youth Community Service announces new executive director
Youth Community Service, which provides volunteer opportunities to Midpeninsula students in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park, named Mora Oommen as its new executive director on July 1. Tuesday, 8:33 AM

Palo Alto school board endorses plan for new academic year
In Palo Alto, the school board unanimously OK'd the district's plan Friday for reopening schools with some tweaks, including providing more in-person time for sixth-graders and consideration of later start times for secondary schools. Monday, 8:28 AM | 77 comments

Opinion: Non-elected regional bodies are threatening Palo Alto's neighborhoods
July 10 will be the last chance to appeal dramatic changes by two non-elected regional bodies that will threaten the city's character. I urge everyone to ask the City Council now to stop the process. Sunday, 9:41 AM | 68 comments

County to allow hair salons, gyms to reopen — if they meet new social-distancing rules
Hair salons and gyms in Santa Canta County may be allowed to reopen in mid-July under a new county order, which creates a strict set of rules that every business must follow to ensure safe operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thursday, 4:39 PM | 22 comments

Palo Alto will open University Avenue daily to foot traffic only, but will the benefits outweigh the potential risks?
As businesses welcome back customers, health leaders continue to warn that increased movement will lead to more COVID-19 cases. Friday, 6:59 AM | 8 comments

Black in Palo Alto: Longtime residents describe painful toll of everyday racism

Opinion: Council reduced the size of the HRC because of me

One message told 16 ways: Artists behind Black Lives Matter mural ask what more will be done beyond street art

Not all neighborhoods were created equal in Palo Alto

Around Town: Stanford Dish reopens Monday

Under district's proposed reopening plan, here's what schools will look like this fall

Effort to lower voting age faces its biggest obstacle: A City Council on vacation

PUBLIC AGENDA: Forum on police reform, discussion on Plan Bay Area 2050

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