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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Marissa Mayer's plans to redevelop property are delayed by housing-protection laws

Since last July, former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has twice been rejected for a permit from the city to tear down three of...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2021
Last comment by Annette, on Dec 12, 2021 at 12:36 pm | 19 comments | 10260 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Holiday Fund: Rich May Field offers youth a place to play, get exercise through sports

The legacy of East Palo Alto police Officer Rich May lives on at a synthetic turf field where children can practice and compete...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2021
Last comment by Local, on Dec 12, 2021 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 4214 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

First omicron COVID-19 variant case found in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County has recorded its first case of the omicron variant in a resident who is in isolation, was fully vaccinated...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2021
Last comment by No heat, on Dec 11, 2021 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 6710 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parks commission pitches a new project: A city gym

Eager to give Palo Alto residents a new space to compete, exercise and socialize, the Parks and Recreation Commission is...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2021
Last comment by J Schwartz , on Dec 10, 2021 at 10:54 am | 28 comments | 7607 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Demand soars for COVID booster shots as pediatric vaccinations approach 40%

With the omicron variant spreading in the Bay Area and a possible fifth-wave surge of cases on the horizon, residents in...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4125 Views

RESTAURANTS

Winter holiday feasts: 21 Peninsula eateries where you can celebrate the season

Whether you want to enjoy a longtime favorite or try something new, we have a few ideas to whet your appetite as we step...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2021
Last comment by Joel, on Dec 9, 2021 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 6790 Views

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 New in Town, on Dec 9, 2021 at 11:34 am | 15 comments | 8071 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Unified maps out short- and long-term plans for Cubberley

After years of uncertainty and community brainstorming, the Palo Alto Unified School District is closing in on a plan for...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2021
Last comment by Ashley Tseng, on Dec 9, 2021 at 6:17 am | 13 comments | 15480 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mullin nets Speier's endorsement in race for her Congress seat

State Assembly member Kevin Mullin received a big boost in his bid for a seat in the U.S. Congress on Monday, when he received...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2021
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Dec 8, 2021 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 2523 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Castilleja School returns to spotlight with revised plan to rebuild campus

Castilleja School's polarizing bid to rebuild its Bryant Street campus and construct an underground garage will return to...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2021
Last comment by ZPS, on Dec 8, 2021 at 1:15 pm | 23 comments | 5900 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County supervisors approve draft of yellow map for redistricting

After hours of fierce debate and controversy, the Board of Supervisors advanced a variation of the yellow map, which is backed...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2021
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Dec 8, 2021 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 4428 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls begin to turn basketball fortunes around

A few hundred bundled-up spectators were treated to an early Christmas gift Tuesday as host Mountain View and St. Francis...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2021
Last comment by Shawn , on Dec 8, 2021 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 3162 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge rules sexually violent convict can be housed in East Palo Alto

A man with a history as a "sexually violent predator" will be released from prison to a residence in East Palo Alto over...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2021
Last comment by PA Community Advocate, on Dec 8, 2021 at 6:49 am | 3 comments | 4843 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Should sexually violent convict, deemed 'no longer a threat' by the state, be housed in East Palo Alto?

The release from prison of a man with a history as a "sexually violent predator" and his proposed placement by the state...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2021
Last comment by Palo Alto Res, on Dec 7, 2021 at 3:16 pm | 4 comments | 5406 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn students file claims over violent and racist bullying

A group of six Gunn High boys have faced violent bullying and harassment, including racial slurs, that administrators didn't...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2021
Last comment by BillyBirch, on Dec 7, 2021 at 2:03 pm | 55 comments | 21831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto couple to plead guilty in college admissions scandal

A Palo Alto couple charged with paying to cheat on their son's college entrance exam have agreed to plead guilty after a...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 6, 2021 at 7:12 pm | 14 comments | 12281 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto debuts program that pairs officer, clinician on mental health calls

Responding to demands for police reform, Palo Alto on Friday launched a program that pairs an officer with a Santa Clara...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2021
Last comment by Marie, on Dec 6, 2021 at 12:03 pm | 3 comments | 4470 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto backs plan for underpass at Churchill rail crossing

Palo Alto reached a key milestone in its divisive and convoluted journey to redesign the Churchill Avenue rail crossing Monday,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by Me 2, on Dec 6, 2021 at 11:45 am | 41 comments | 10676 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pets in Need board member assumes interim executive director role

Pets in Need, the troubled nonprofit animal shelter weathering upheaval after the deaths of seven puppies in its care, has...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2021
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Dec 6, 2021 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 3120 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announces $7M in grants for San Mateo County organizations

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced this week that it will commit to providing $7 million in grants to 75 organizations...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4004 Views
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