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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hikes development 'impact fees' for first time in 20 years

Developers looking to build in Palo Alto will have to pay significantly more to support local parks, libraries and community...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2021
Last comment by Dick D., 58 minutes ago | 13 comments | 2749 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is Palo Alto ready for rent stabilization? City explores new policies to help tenants

Seeking to address the plight of low-income residents in a city famous for its astronomical rents, Palo Alto is considering...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2021
Last comment by William Hitchens, 1 hour ago | 16 comments | 2998 Views

SPORTS

Jackson IV ends football season as top rusher in the CCS

Gunn, which finished the truncated season unbeaten in five contests, recorded the best record in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2021
Last comment by Eva_PA, 1 hour ago | 7 comments | 444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gallery House exhibitions make room for both in-person and online viewers

The current show, "Through My Window," at Gallery House features works in a variety of media by gallery members and is on...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2021
Last comment by Joan Hancock, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 619 Views

AROUND TOWN

How a pandemic passion project is helping a 'Neighborhood Pizza Guy' connect with his community

What started out as a pandemic passion project for Atherton resident Matt Burr has quickly grown into what could be something...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2021
Last comment by Kayleigh Johnson, 4 hours ago | 9 comments | 1929 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hundreds march against anti-Asian hate in Mountain View rally

Around 500 Bay Area residents gathered in Mountain View on Sunday to rally against the recent uptick in crimes and discrimination...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
Last comment by Kayleigh Johnson, 4 hours ago | 28 comments | 3385 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto OKs church to house the homeless in parking lot

Soon, the cracked pavement of Highway Community Church's parking lot on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto will be home to up...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2021
Last comment by Jacob Lee, 4 hours ago | 55 comments | 3879 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto opens its first 'safe parking' site for unhoused residents

Responding to a steady increase of residents living in vehicles, Palo Alto on Friday opened its first "safe parking" site. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2021
Last comment by Jacob Lee, 5 hours ago | 71 comments | 14158 Views

BOOKS

Local agencies are preparing for another big wildfire year

With the drought in full swing this year, Cal Fire and other agencies are warning that fires are already becoming a threat. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, 19 hours ago | 4 comments | 1616 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pandemic recovery tops Palo Alto's priority list for 2021

Recognizing the devastating economic impacts of the COVID-19, the City Council agreed Saturday to make pandemic recovery...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2021
Last comment by Meredith Taylor, on Apr 18, 2021 at 8:23 am | 8 comments | 6537 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

By curbing 'planned home' zone, Palo Alto steers housing plans away from single-family neighborhoods

The Palo Alto City Council moved Monday to curtail its most promising -- and unpredictable -- zoning tool when it voted to...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Apr 17, 2021 at 4:46 pm | 31 comments | 5059 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest suspected arsonist in RV safe lot fires

East Palo Alto police have arrested a 26-year-old man suspected of starting a series of fire along a fence bordering the...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1595 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

City Council clashes over appointments to new housing panel

Palo Alto's effort to craft a new housing vision got off to a rocky start Monday, with the City Council at odds over appointments...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2021
Last comment by Harvey Wong, on Apr 17, 2021 at 11:55 am | 78 comments | 6371 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Artist pays tribute to first ER doctor who died of COVID-19 in U.S.

In the latest Around Town column, news about a Palo Alto artist's contribution to The Hero Art Project, students who were...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1645 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After a year of 'enormous turmoil,' district and teachers union negotiate raises

After one of the most disruptive years in public education, Palo Alto Unified and its teachers union are negotiating salary...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
Last comment by The Voice of Palo Alto, on Apr 16, 2021 at 5:56 pm | 51 comments | 6316 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The end of an era: Ann's Coffee Shop to close

After 75 years, Ann's Coffee Shop, known for its 1950s atmosphere, bottomless carafes of coffee and homemade soups and pies,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2021
Last comment by Jim Long, on Apr 16, 2021 at 2:41 pm | 4 comments | 5813 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford begins clinical trials to expand Pfizer vaccine access to young children

Stanford Health Care has begun laying the clinical groundwork to expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to the country's youngest...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2396 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to restore police auditor's power to review internal complaints

The City Council surprised many police watchdogs in 2019 when it moved to strip away the power of an independent auditor...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2021
Last comment by deshaun w., on Apr 16, 2021 at 8:29 am | 8 comments | 1802 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara, San Mateo counties halt use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

A rare side effect from the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine has caused health leaders in Santa Clara and San...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2021
Last comment by Free truth , on Apr 16, 2021 at 7:13 am | 12 comments | 2092 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

It's time for radical empathy: Former Menlo College provost releases new book on tackling racism

For Terri Givens, the former provost of Menlo College and a resident of unincorporated West Menlo Park, the key to overcoming...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2058 Views
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