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As COVID restrictions lift, Palo Alto plans to reopen facilities
When the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread in March 2020, Palo Alto swiftly shut down most City Hall offices, suspended recreational... Last comment 25 minutes ago | 13 comments

Six rescued, two arrested in human trafficking investigation that included Palo Alto brothel
A Milpitas couple was arrested on suspicion of pimping and pandering in connection with brothels in Milpitas, Palo Alto and... Last comment 2 minutes ago | 31 comments

City nixes plan for medical offices at Town & Country Village
After flirting with the idea of allowing medical businesses at the Town & Country Village shopping center, the Palo Alto... Last comment on Jun 10, 2021 at 10:55 am | 22 comments

New plan would reopen University Avenue to traffic in July
Palo Alto's experiment with a car-free University Avenue may come to an abrupt end next month, with the city proposing to... Last comment 3 minutes ago | 47 comments

 
 
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June 15 won't be a 'light switch' for businesses, but instead another step towards normalcy
The state plans to fully reopen the economy on Tuesday will set off small but significant shifts for customers and businesses, which can get closer to serving a true full house. Monday, 9:44 AM

As COVID restrictions lift, Palo Alto plans to reopen facilities
While many pandemic health restrictions are set to expire this Tuesday when the state fully reopens, Palo Alto's emergence from the emergency is expected to unfold incrementally. Friday, 5:34 PM | 13 comments

Six rescued, two arrested in human trafficking investigation that included Palo Alto brothel
A couple was arrested on suspicion of pimping and pandering in connection with brothels in Milpitas, Palo Alto and San Jose. The south bay brothels were part of a national network of commercial sex traffickers. Friday, 10:38 AM | 31 comments

Khan Lab School sets sights on Palo Alto space for K-8 students
Khan Lab School in Mountain View is looking to bring its K-8 students to Palo Alto, a proposal that will be discussed at a virtual community meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Monday, 9:46 AM | 2 comments

Federal program that helps farmers during the pandemic is changing the local food landscape
The Farmers to Families program met critical community needs but also experienced significant problems with its implementation, particularly in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Sunday, 8:37 AM

Coronavirus central: Four mass vaccination sites to close in Santa Clara County
With nearly 80% of the eligible county residents vaccinated, four out of five mass vaccination sites in Santa Clara County are closing in the next few weeks, county health leaders said. Monday, 10:55 AM

2021 Peninsula Photo Contest sheds light on normal and surreal times
In a year like no other, many of the photographs taken after March 2020 in this year's Peninsula Photo Contest have given voice to everyday moments during these not-so-usual times. Friday, 4:45 PM

With no consensus in sight, Palo Alto's vision for Ventura gets murky
When Palo Alto considers on Monday a new vision for a section of the Ventura neighborhood, it will find itself choosing between alternatives that range from economically infeasible to politically unpopular. Thursday, 9:24 AM | 33 comments

Departure of Fry's Electronics leaves city with zoning dilemma
The City Council has a rare opportunity to exercise some power over the future of 340 Portage Ave. site for potential housing after 15 years of helplessly watching commercial uses occupy it and leave. Friday, 6:59 AM | 5 comments

Police seek suspects in Louis Vuitton bag heist
A group of 11 people took 36 handbags from the Louis Vuitton store at Stanford Shopping Center on Monday afternoon before fleeing in five awaiting vehicles, according to Palo Alto police. Wednesday, 9:58 AM | 27 comments

California's big reopening: What changes — and what doesn't — on June 15?

How Palo Alto Unified will treat nondiscriminatory bullying remains unclear

Around Town: Parents band together to throw proms for Paly, Gunn seniors

City nixes plan for medical offices at Town & Country Village

VTA investigation of gunman's personnel history reveals no indication of violent behavior

Body found outside Mountain View's ICON movie theater

State to officially align with CDC masking guidance as part of June 15 reopening

New contract to expand police auditor's reach

Keeping an eye on drought, Palo Alto approves water management plan

New plan would reopen University Avenue to traffic in July

Caps off to the class of 2021: A roundup of stories, photos

PUBLIC AGENDA: Discussions on Ventura vision alternatives, student mental health support services

 

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