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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents express displeasure with plans to relocate Palo Verde to Cubberley during construction, but board moves forward

Plans to temporarily move Palo Verde and Hoover elementary schools to Cubberley Community Center and the adjacent Greendell...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 6, 2021 at 11:53 am | 13 comments | 7169 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How a Palo Alto mother survived 48 freezing hours, lost in the Sierras

During her 48 hours lost and alone somewhere in the Sierra National Forest, Jolly Bose faced temperatures so low her breath...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2021
Last comment by Disabled Resident, on Nov 5, 2021 at 7:07 pm | 3 comments | 22818 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County lawmakers narrow redistricting proposals

County lawmakers will focus on three possible maps for changing local political boundaries, which were advanced by a 3-2...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2021
Last comment by Me 2, on Nov 5, 2021 at 4:43 pm | 3 comments | 2578 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chef Martin Yan talks wok hei and noodles for longevity in a climate crisis

Yan is one of the featured Bay Area food movers and shakers participating in Acterra's Holiday reFresh program on Nov. 7. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4171 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Long-term COVID-19 could affect millions, particularly younger adults

As COVID-19 infections decline in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, the medical profession is grappling with another facet...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4284 Views

SPORTS

Menlo girls ready to take their CCS volleyball final

Menlo made history of a different kind Wednesday, going on the road and beating St. Ignatius in the semifinals of the Central...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2021
Last comment by Teddie , on Nov 4, 2021 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 2455 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'A momentous milestone': COVID-19 vaccine eligibility opens up to kids ages 5-11

The availability of the shots for the younger children comes at a time when health officials have expressed concern of another...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 6215 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

DeVos family adviser sticks to testimony that Elizabeth Holmes misled them into investing $100M

The defense attorney for Elizabeth Holmes, founder of the blood-testing company Theranos, tried hard at Holmes' fraud trial...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2021
Last comment by Anneke, on Nov 4, 2021 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 3518 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Firefighters 'burned out' after years of staffing cuts

Budget cuts and position reductions have taken their toll on the Fire Department, where fewer people are now responding to...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2021
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 4, 2021 at 12:51 am | 5 comments | 5710 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rising costs don't deter Palo Alto from pursuing interim housing project

Despite a recent spike in the projected price tag, city leaders reaffirmed on Monday their commitment to build an 88-apartment...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2021
Last comment by Jane, on Nov 3, 2021 at 11:04 pm | 5 comments | 5259 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facebook changes its name to Meta

Facebook's iconic blue thumbs-up sign outside its Menlo Park headquarters was replaced by a new logo -- a slightly compressed...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Nov 3, 2021 at 8:49 pm | 8 comments | 5295 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School mask requirements likely to remain in place into 2022, state public health officials say

State public health officials said Wednesday that indoor mask requirements in schools are likely to remain in place into...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2021
Last comment by SamuelL., on Nov 3, 2021 at 5:44 am | 7 comments | 3623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto residents now eligible for COVID tests from school district

The Palo Alto Unified School District is now offering free COVID-19 tests to any Palo Alto resident starting today, Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2021
Last comment by [email protected], on Nov 2, 2021 at 8:54 am | 2 comments | 7958 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Decision time: Palo Alto City Council to weigh closure of Churchill Avenue

Nearly a decade after Palo Alto embarked on a journey to redesign its four rail crossings, the city is preparing to answer...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2021
Last comment by Me 2, on Nov 1, 2021 at 10:21 am | 17 comments | 10576 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A helping hand for youth, by youth

When Emily Yao joined Youth Connect, she thought it would be a good way to complete the community service hours required...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2021
Last comment by MA midtown, on Oct 31, 2021 at 9:33 pm | 5 comments | 5931 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Local girl is one of 12 picked to join The Week Junior Council

In the latest Around Town column, news about an 8-year-old from Palo Alto who earned a spot on The Week Junior Council and...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3973 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Census data highlights shifting demographics in Palo Alto neighborhoods

Data from the 2020 census offers a snapshot of a city that continues to undergo steady -- if uneven -- change. In some areas,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on Oct 31, 2021 at 9:36 am | 18 comments | 25089 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New housing proposals meet with resistance from their neighbors

Two proposals for new housing in north and south Palo Alto neighborhoods reflect both promising and worrying trends, according...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2021
Last comment by JB, on Oct 30, 2021 at 7:08 pm | 12 comments | 11190 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gold necklaces taken from woman as she's out for a walk

Palo Alto police are seeking the public's assistance in their investigation of a roadside necklace theft near Mitchell Park...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2021
Last comment by JB, on Oct 30, 2021 at 6:51 pm | 4 comments | 8749 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two employees sue Mark Zuckerberg and companies for discrimination, sexual harassment

Two former employees of Mark Zuckerberg and Dr. Priscilla Chan have filed lawsuits claiming they were subjected to racial,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2021
Last comment by community member, on Oct 30, 2021 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 7130 Views
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