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AROUND TOWN

May FĂȘte Parade calls on community to offer their version of a 'Wonderful World'

After a year of unprecedented loss, Palo Alto is hoping to uplift the community by resuming a longstanding local tradition...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2021
Last comment by desmond phillips, on Apr 14, 2021 at 6:52 am | 7 comments | 5568 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Apartment proposal would be largest to date under 'planned housing' zone

The busy corner of Fabian Way and Charleston Road may soon be redeveloped to create one of Palo Alto's largest apartment...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2021
Last comment by In The Zone, on Apr 13, 2021 at 6:58 am | 29 comments | 10886 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

After attacks on Asian Americans, California lawmakers push to expand hate crime laws

The Atlanta shootings and other recent attacks on Asian Americans have prompted state lawmakers to resurrect past bills,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2021
Last comment by Barry Stein J.D., on Apr 12, 2021 at 1:55 pm | 11 comments | 8127 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three rapes reported on Stanford University campus

Stanford University Department of Public Safety is investigating reports of three rapes on the campus over a three-week period...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2021
Last comment by Barry Stein J.D., on Apr 12, 2021 at 1:51 pm | 9 comments | 14259 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

COVID-19 testing rate drops by 34% in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County health officials are encouraging residents to get tested for the coronavirus, as testing rates have dropped...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2021
Last comment by Richard Calhoun, on Apr 12, 2021 at 11:28 am | 8 comments | 6088 Views

SPORTS

A victory parade for local high school football teams

Menlo-Atherton and Gunn, which both scored 50 points or more, remained undefeated in their respective football leagues and...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2021
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Apr 11, 2021 at 8:44 pm | 2 comments | 3551 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newsom blasts 'naysayers and dooms-dayers' as he touts pandemic progress

In his State of the State speech on Tuesday, Gov. Newsom declared that the pandemic is nearly over and reached out to key...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Apr 11, 2021 at 6:21 pm | 59 comments | 5724 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Castilleja School forced to revise its redevelopment plan

Castilleja School suffered a setback Monday to its plan to rebuild and modernize its Bryant Street campus when a skeptical...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2021
Last comment by Annette, on Apr 11, 2021 at 11:56 am | 32 comments | 10873 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facing concerns from College Terrace, city looks to reassert commitment to single-family housing zones

Since Palo Alto launched the "planned home zone" last year to encourage more housing, it has seen a steady uptick both in...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Apr 11, 2021 at 10:27 am | 13 comments | 8504 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sunday march and rally to be held in Mountain View to call out anti-Asian hate

The youth group AAPI Mountain View is hosting a public march and rally on Sunday, April 11, from 3 to 5 p.m. in downtown...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2021
Last comment by Zhao Zhiang, on Apr 11, 2021 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 5034 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Heller family makes long journey to Sacred Heart Prep from M-A

Michael Heller had to make difficult decisions at a time most kids are out having fun. Just after helping M-A win a boys...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2021
There are no comments yet. 7068 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

An Alternative View: Palo Alto police have shut their doors

At a recent City Council meeting, Police Chief Robert Jonsen indicated that he wants to keep in place a new encryption policy...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 10, 2021 at 6:08 pm | 11 comments | 6163 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Libraries will soon reopen for people with appointments

In the latest Around Town column, find out what untraditional trinkets were hidden at Bol Park on Easter day for children...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4481 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

School bus broadsided after truck driver allegedly runs red light

A dump truck driver who appears to have run a red light smashed into a Palo Alto Unified School District bus carrying elementary...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2021
Last comment by eileen , on Apr 10, 2021 at 7:50 am | 9 comments | 7698 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto baseball set for championship play on the diamond

The Palo Alto baseball team, loaded with talented, has been itching to get on the playing field. The Vikings finally have...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 9, 2021 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 4769 Views

RESTAURANTS

Local roots and global dreams: The Song Gardeners grow their sound

The Song Gardeners (Mary Gospe and Corrie Dunn) have been hard at work writing, recording and releasing original songs with...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by Abby Ahrens, on Apr 9, 2021 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 4438 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Vaccine passports in California? Answers to your questions

California has no plans to administer a passport. But the state is sending mixed messages to businesses about the need to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Apr 9, 2021 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 3934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State and federal funds will help local school districts with reopening costs

Schools will soon receive money to help with safety measures they're taking to reopen, along with additional academic, mental...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4246 Views

BOOKS

Snapshots of retirement: New book looks at how baby boomers are changing the formula

With greater affluence than their parents' generation, boomers are reinventing retirement with more activity, more passion...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2021
Last comment by Geri Spieler, on Apr 8, 2021 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 2067 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Snapshots of retirement: New book looks at how baby boomers are changing the formula

With greater affluence than their parents' generation, boomers are reinventing retirement with more activity, more passion...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2021
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Apr 8, 2021 at 2:43 pm | 10 comments | 7092 Views
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