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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Making a local call? Starting Sunday, you'll need to use the area code

Starting on Sunday, Oct. 24, all phone calls on the Peninsula-- even local ones -- will require the three-digit area code,...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2021
Last comment by Janice Selznick, 3 minutes ago | 3 comments | 1392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto fails in attempt to appeal housing mandate

Palo Alto's attempt to lower its housing mandate fell flat Friday afternoon, when the Association of Bay Area Governments...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2021
Last comment by Allen Akin, 10 hours ago | 8 comments | 5863 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Midpen Media Center marks reopening at open house

In the latest Around Town column, news about the Midpen Media Center welcoming locals back to its studios, City Council members...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1262 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City warns Google co-founder Larry Page about using a residential home for business purposes

The city of Palo Alto has issued a notice of violation to a company connected to Google cofounder Larry Page warning that...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2021
Last comment by Me 2, 18 hours ago | 8 comments | 28448 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New poll finds 71% of Bay Area residents think quality of life has declined

Bay Area residents grappling with the high cost of living, growing homelessness and high taxes say the quality of life has...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2021
Last comment by R. Cavendish, 18 hours ago | 107 comments | 13264 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Get the Zuck out': Protesters call for Mark Zuckerberg's removal as Facebook CEO

A caravan of about 20 protesters parked by Mark Zuckerberg's Palo Alto residence on Sunday afternoon to honk up a storm and...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, 18 hours ago | 33 comments | 14675 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New tax figures hint at economic recovery, but not quite to prepandemic levels

After falling into a deep funk in spring 2020, Palo Alto's economy is starting to show signs of life, with hotel and sales...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 23, 2021 at 4:06 am | 1 comment | 3503 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman found safe after missing for two days in Sierra National Forest

After going missing for 48 hours and weathering 5 inches of new snow in the Sierra National Forest, a Palo Alto woman was...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2021
Last comment by TheMcGuires, on Oct 22, 2021 at 10:30 pm | 9 comments | 8749 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

To support affordable housing, Palo Alto hikes developer 'impact fees'

Commercial builders in Palo Alto will have to pay significantly more to support the city's affordable housing projects after...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2021
Last comment by It'sJustUgly, on Oct 22, 2021 at 5:12 pm | 12 comments | 5142 Views

BOOKS

Retired judge LaDoris Cordell reflects on a her legal career and the court system in new memoir

Across her long and notable career, retired Palo Alto Judge LaDoris Hazzard Cordell has been known for many firsts. She's...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2021
Last comment by pearl, on Oct 22, 2021 at 4:32 pm | 3 comments | 2360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stroll the streets of Paris on the Peninsula with Bon Marché

A French-inspired outdoor market is coming to Menlo Park. Bon Marché will feature more than a dozen vendors for fresh produce,...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1327 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police to start informing the public of all hate crimes

With eight reported hate crimes overall in Palo Alto so far this year, two of them violent, police are stepping up their...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2021
Last comment by Ozymandias, on Oct 22, 2021 at 3:38 pm | 7 comments | 3034 Views

AROUND TOWN

City prepares to switch to 'smart meters'

Seeking to advance its conservation goals and improve reliability of its municipal utilities, Palo Alto is preparing to approve...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2021
Last comment by Moctod, on Oct 22, 2021 at 1:08 pm | 8 comments | 7747 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Redwood City news site to launch in early October

A community news site covering Redwood City is set to make its debut next month, providing the city with professional journalism...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Oct 22, 2021 at 11:14 am | 3 comments | 7612 Views

AROUND TOWN

A biblical plague or a winged love story? The truth about California's annual termite swarms

Fall rains bring annual termite swarms in Redwood City. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2021/10/21/a-biblical-plague-or-a-winged-love-story-the-truth-a...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2021
Last comment by TorreyaMan, on Oct 22, 2021 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 7097 Views

SPORTS

Gunn's running game overwhelms Cupertino in SCVAL football

James Lambert rushed for 211 yards and the Gunn football team knocked Cupertino from the ranks of the unbeaten Thursday with...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2021
Last comment by Shawn , on Oct 22, 2021 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 1598 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Coming full circle: Former jet pilot pens a book, then a play, about her experiences in the military and beyond

Palo Alto author Loree Draude's autobiographical one-woman play, "I Feel the Need" -- based on her first book she penned...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1134 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County supervisors seek to create a new clinic serving north county

Santa Clara County runs a robust network of health care services with three hospitals and 13 primary care clinics, but none...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2778 Views

SPORTS

Prep football: Nine games to choose from this weekend

St. Francis has a lot of rivals. With the historical continuity that exists in the West Catholic Athletic League, the Lancers...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2021
Last comment by John B. Sails, on Oct 22, 2021 at 7:53 am | 9 comments | 2445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Unified maps out short- and long-term plans for Cubberley

After years of uncertainty and community brainstorming, the Palo Alto Unified School District is closing in on a plan for...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2021
Last comment by Citizen, on Oct 22, 2021 at 5:34 am | 9 comments | 9027 Views
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