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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto opts to keep police radios encrypted

Facing resistance from the Palo Alto Police Department, the Palo Alto City Council reluctantly agreed on Monday to keep police...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2022
Last comment by Avery Stone, on Apr 26, 2022 at 10:36 am | 27 comments | 7842 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council splits over downtown housing plan

Despite general consensus that downtown Palo Alto is the perfect place to add residential development, the City Council clashed...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Apr 25, 2022 at 6:19 pm | 4 comments | 6771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Palo Alto centenarian Grace Lee turns 105 years old

In the latest column, news about a local woman's recent 105th birthday, a retired judge in the running for a California Book...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2022
Last comment by Claudette, on Apr 25, 2022 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 5061 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dr. Sara Cody reflects on her front-and-center role during the pandemic

Dr. Sara Cody faced the biggest challenge of her career in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic began to unfold. She was suddenly...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Apr 22, 2022 at 11:17 am | 10 comments | 4656 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

As COVID-19 recedes, Californians have new worries

A new poll found that Californians’ worries about COVID-19 have receded, but their attention has shifted to some old issues...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Apr 21, 2022 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 2360 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Becker bill to remove police radio encryption picks up support

A bill by Sen. Josh Becker that would require law enforcement agencies throughout California to find alternatives to encrypting...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Apr 21, 2022 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 6079 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area transit agencies weigh whether to keep mask mandate

A Monday ruling by a federal judge in Florida overturning mask mandates on public transportation doesn't appear to be immediately...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Apr 20, 2022 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 1904 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto resident robbed at gunpoint in driveway while child is in the car

Two armed men robbed a man at gunpoint Friday evening in the University South neighborhood while a young child sat in his...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2022
Last comment by South PA resident , on Apr 20, 2022 at 12:46 pm | 25 comments | 20188 Views

AROUND TOWN

The bond between siblings has top billing in 'Sense and Sensibility' musical at TheatreWorks

TheatreWorks is staging a musical adaptation of Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility," about the trials and triumphs of sisters...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2022
Last comment by Sheri, on Apr 19, 2022 at 10:16 pm | 1 comment | 3906 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tall Tree Awards honor global and local impact of outstanding individuals and organizations

Whether it be expansive park space or cutting-edge health care, this year's 10 Tall Tree Award recipients have played a role...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 19, 2022 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 7644 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents square off over Castilleja's redevelopment plan

With Castilleja School's proposal to rebuild its Bryant Street campus inching toward approval, supporters and opponents of...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2022
Last comment by Palo Alto native, on Apr 19, 2022 at 6:46 pm | 17 comments | 6047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Voting opens in Junior Museum and Zoo's flamingo naming contest

In the latest column, news about the Junior Museum and Zoo's flamingo naming contest, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3832 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Not sure how to vote in the June primary? Upcoming forums give voters a chance to hear from the candidates

The League of Women Voters is hosting a series of virtual candidate forums in the coming weeks to help voters decide who...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2022
Last comment by emerson, on Apr 19, 2022 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 5218 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor

<B>Let Castilleja move forward Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2022/04/08/letters posted...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Apr 19, 2022 at 8:26 am | 2 comments | 961 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest suspect in November sideshow collision

Palo Alto police have arrested a man they say sideswiped a police patrol car before crashing his vehicle into a tree while...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2022
Last comment by BruceS, on Apr 18, 2022 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 3784 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

LaDoris Cordell: Jackson has 'made the U.S. Supreme Court look more and more like America'

Retired Judge LaDoris Cordell said she was overjoyed when the U.S. Senate votes were tallied on Thursday afternoon and Judge...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2022
Last comment by Hinrich, on Apr 17, 2022 at 6:11 pm | 24 comments | 6884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California backs away from COVID vaccine mandates for kids

The state decided it won't require COVID-19 vaccines for children this fall, and a bill to mandate kids vaccines without...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police search for armed robbers believed to be tied to car burglaries

Police are looking for two people who robbed a man in Palo Alto on Friday evening and later appeared to have committed auto...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 16, 2022 at 2:13 pm | 8 comments | 3223 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FDA authorizes second COVID-19 booster shot for people ages 50 and older

The Food and Drug Administration has authorized a second booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2022
Last comment by Jim Donnegan, on Apr 16, 2022 at 1:56 pm | 2 comments | 3925 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto parents sentenced in college admissions scandal

A Palo Alto mother and father who paid $25,000 to facilitate cheating on their son's SAT exams were each sentenced to eight...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 16, 2022 at 11:59 am | 11 comments | 25782 Views
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