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AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Gunn High football shines in CBS Sports feature

In the latest Around Town column, news about a CBS Sports feature the celebrates Gunn High football, Palo Alto police increasing...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3959 Views

AROUND TOWN

As City Council advances renter protection laws, landlords demand a voice

Seeking to protect low-income renters from displacement, a divided Palo Alto City Council moved on Monday to craft new laws...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by Speak your truth, on Dec 3, 2021 at 11:04 pm | 10 comments | 6824 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County braces as first omicron COVID case detected in California

Local health officials are racing to get ahead of a newly discovered COVID-19 variant, worried about a potential increase...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2021
Last comment by ProfvilleResident, on Dec 3, 2021 at 1:11 pm | 4 comments | 8425 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Six months after reopening, the Avenidas Rose Kleiner Center sees enrollment grow

Since reopening in July, enrollment at the Avenidas Rose Kleiner Center, an adult day care program in Mountain View, has...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3235 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Holiday Fund: Taking a Fresh Approach to expanding access to healthy, high-quality foods

Fresh Approach is a nonprofit focused on expanding access to healthy, locally grown food throughout the Bay Area through...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3793 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to industrial sites to address housing shortage

Few Palo Alto neighborhoods reflect the city's shifting housing politics on East Meadow Circle, a historically industrial...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2021
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Dec 3, 2021 at 8:00 am | 8 comments | 6537 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing near Caltrain? Stanford's proposal nets mixed reaction

For decades, the downtown transit center has served as a focal point in Palo Alto's ambitious plans for commercial growth...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2021
Last comment by RobertNeff, on Dec 3, 2021 at 12:11 am | 25 comments | 9324 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Animal shelter workers to be charged in deaths of 7 pups

Three employees of Pets in Need, a no-kill animal shelter, have been cited and are being charged with animal cruelty and...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2021
Last comment by Serg, on Dec 2, 2021 at 6:36 pm | 58 comments | 15484 Views

MOVIES

Gunn boys rally past Woodside in non-league soccer

Spencer Chen headed a ball into the net off a crossing pass from Dane Jefferson with five minutes left to play, lifting host...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2021
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged carjacker caught red-handed by vehicle's owner

Palo Alto police arrested a man in connection with a carjacking incident at a downtown parking lot on Friday evening, police...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 1, 2021 at 6:34 pm | 1 comment | 3370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County chips in funding to keep safe parking lots open through June 2022

Safe parking sites in Mountain View and Palo Alto, designed to help a growing number of homeless residents living in cars...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 1, 2021 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 3127 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars break into Palo Alto house but flee after realizing residents are home

Burglars smashed a glass door to get into a Crescent Park house early Saturday morning but left empty-handed after discovering...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by NanaDi, on Dec 1, 2021 at 11:35 am | 2 comments | 8956 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP to patrol Stanford Shopping Center, other malls amid smash-and-grab crime wave

Local malls will have a greater force of armed protection this holiday season. Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered the California...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2021
Last comment by Banes , on Nov 30, 2021 at 9:02 pm | 4 comments | 5751 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford administrators uncertain if possible nooses found on campus were deliberate

Possible nooses were reported along the Lake Lagunita walking trail at Stanford University on Monday, university administrators...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by Screeedek, on Nov 30, 2021 at 4:55 pm | 1 comment | 2859 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's a wonderful time: A guide to holiday fun

Celebrations of the festive season are mostly back in person this year. Here's where to find holiday performances and events...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 6667 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fletcher Middle School's dwindling size causes district to propose enrollment lottery

With the student body at Ellen Fletcher Middle School shrinking by over 30% since 2015, Palo Alto Unified is considering...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2021
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 28, 2021 at 11:15 pm | 20 comments | 11109 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Palo Alto lights up the holidays with decoration contest

In the latest Around Town column, news about the city of Palo Alto's holiday decoration contest, the effort to restore Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4654 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police thwart 30 to 40 people in smash-and-grab attempt downtown

A large group that tried to smash the door of The RealReal store ran off in 20 cars after police responded to the scene on...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2021
Last comment by SteveDabrowski, on Nov 26, 2021 at 4:42 pm | 5 comments | 15692 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Holiday Fund: Where learning English is 'medicine for the people'

The Rosalie Rendu Center empowers Latino mothers and families to break the cycle of poverty through English as a second language,...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4575 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars strike jewelry store, take $50K in gold, silver

Three people took an estimated $50,000 in gold and silver from a downtown Palo Alto jewelry store in a brazen smash-and-grab...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2021
Last comment by A Person, on Nov 26, 2021 at 8:03 am | 10 comments | 9669 Views
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