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AROUND TOWN

Who's dying in California from COVID-19?

California's COVID-19 deaths are skewing younger, with the average age dropping seven years in September. Death rates are...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, 5 minutes ago | 4 comments | 3808 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto woman arrested in connection with Fawn Fire in Shasta County

Law enforcement officers from Cal Fire have arrested a Palo Alto woman they believe is responsible for igniting the Fawn...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, 27 minutes ago | 11 comments | 11253 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto football opens SCVAL play with 50-point victory over Santa Clara

Palo Alto quarterback Danny Peters had quite a game. He threw for 321 yards and five touchdowns and completed the last 11...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2021
Last comment by John B. Sails, 43 minutes ago | 10 comments | 4831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing over parking? Architects propose building apartments on public lots

As Palo Alto advances a new vision for housing growth, two local architects are pitching an idea that they believe could...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, 15 hours ago | 18 comments | 6956 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

After court defeat, Palo Alto eyes hike to utility tax

After facing a costly court defeat over its historic practice of transferring money from its gas operation to pay for basic...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2021
Last comment by William Hitchens, 15 hours ago | 16 comments | 9670 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto appeals ruling over 'illegal tax' on gas customers

After being ordered to refund more than $12 million to gas customers, Palo Alto suffered another court setback this month,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2021
Last comment by William Hitchens, 15 hours ago | 2 comments | 5441 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air quality advisory extended through Monday

In response to continuous wildfire smoke in the air, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District extended its current air...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1520 Views

BOOKS

Focusing on the beauty of everyday life: Street photography by Paul Graham at Pace Gallery

A 16th-century painter inspired photographer Paul Graham to create The Seasons, a series of large-scale photos capturing...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2282 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Tech error leads emergency notification for fire to disappear

In the latest Around Town column, answers to why an emergency notification for a Sept. 14 fire at a home owned by Larry Page...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3341 Views

SPORTS

Gunn football comes up big in Yerba Buena; Los Altos, Woodside fall

Gunn scored on its first play from scrimmage en route to a 56-6 pasting of Yerba Buena on the road Friday night. Woodside...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2021
Last comment by Morgan , on Sep 24, 2021 at 8:11 pm | 18 comments | 4917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire Department set to launch ambulance insurance program

The department's new insurance program, which allows residents and businesses to pay a monthly fee for ambulance transfers,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2021
Last comment by Hinrich, on Sep 24, 2021 at 7:55 pm | 8 comments | 6519 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

El Camino Park bathroom vandalized with hateful graffiti for a third time

Hateful graffiti with "derogatory language directed at white people" was found in the men's restroom of El Camino Park on...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2021
Last comment by Fr0hickey, on Sep 24, 2021 at 3:42 pm | 5 comments | 5955 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Newsom signs housing bills that reform single-family zoning

Having survived the recall attempt, the governor has signed two bold housing bills, including one that would reform zoning...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Sep 24, 2021 at 2:05 pm | 34 comments | 18275 Views

BOOKS

Silicon Valley Sculpture brings a unique perspective to second outing

The second annual Silicon Valley Sculpture fair takes place Sept. 24-26 at Menlo College in Atherton, featuring works by...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1708 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County supervisors propose $25M grant for homeless housing expansion

Two Santa Clara County supervisors are looking to pour $25 million into creating an ambitious network of homeless housing...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2021
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Sep 24, 2021 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 5683 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California recall: The 2022 campaign starts now

Gov. Gavin Newsom's robust defeat of the recall gives him a head start in the 2022 gubernatorial election. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Sep 24, 2021 at 12:51 pm | 5 comments | 4314 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sutter Health settles Medicare false claims civil case for $90M

Sutter Health has agreed to pay $90 million to settle a civil lawsuit that alleged the company had overcharged a federal...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 24, 2021 at 9:35 am | 15 comments | 4656 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As California's drought deepens, water use drops only 1.8%

Next year's cuts in water supply could go even deeper as severe drought grips nearly 90% of California. Residents of the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 24, 2021 at 8:37 am | 8 comments | 5856 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

As Foothill reopens its campus, a quarter of the students return in person

Classes are back in session on Foothill College's campus this fall, but the majority of students are still learning remotely...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2021
Last comment by Merilee Johnson, on Sep 24, 2021 at 8:35 am | 2 comments | 3427 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lawmakers target reforms to California's recall process

After beating back an effort to oust Gov. Gavin Newsom, Democratic lawmakers began to set the stage Wednesday for reforming...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by sennet williams, on Sep 23, 2021 at 6:46 pm | 6 comments | 9834 Views
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