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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Los Altos High student dies in a 'potential fentanyl poisoning'

A Los Altos High student has died in what Mountain View police are calling a "potential fentanyl poisoning," but few details...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2022
Last comment by vmshadle, on Apr 5, 2022 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 6735 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Regional agency urges Palo Alto to keep police radios encrypted

As police Chief Robert Jonsen continues to advocate for keeping all police radio communication closed to the public, he is...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2022
Last comment by Mark, on Apr 4, 2022 at 11:00 pm | 4 comments | 3080 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alleged stalker of Apple CEO agrees to restraining order, gives up firearms

A woman who allegedly stalked Apple CEO Tim Cook, at one point taking a cross-country drive to find him in his Palo Alto...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2022
Last comment by Please Don't, on Apr 4, 2022 at 11:12 am | 3 comments | 5095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council gives up grant funding for south Palo Alto bike projects

After failing to make progress on new bikeways in south Palo Alto, the City Council agreed on Monday night to give up more...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2022
Last comment by III, on Apr 2, 2022 at 7:28 pm | 17 comments | 7928 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What a Woodside cookbook author learned from road-tripping across California

Erin Gleeson's newest book, "The Forest Feast Road Trip," coincidentally arrives at a time when the pandemic has popularized...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2022
Last comment by Mike Hale, on Apr 2, 2022 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 4698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Developers propose affordable housing, lab, offices on Ravenswood land

The Ravenswood City School District hopes to finalize long-term lease agreements to develop two of its sites and use the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2022
Last comment by stopgoliath.org, on Apr 1, 2022 at 9:20 pm | 2 comments | 3933 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

$1.5 million granted for Mountain View phase of Baylands restoration project

A federal grant to fully fund a wetlands restoration feasibility study to protect against flooding and improve wildlife habitat...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2022
Last comment by SE Hinton, on Apr 1, 2022 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 3882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Curtain's up: Gunn choir holds first indoor show without masks in 2 years

This week, dozens of Gunn High students and teachers were able to come together on stage in the school's theater to put on...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Apr 1, 2022 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 4308 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

As aging population rises, more people turn to hospice for enrichment, comfort

For patients and families accustomed to exhaustive treatments, hospice can feel like giving up, or even hastening death....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Apr 1, 2022 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 5159 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pets In Need extends its stay in Palo Alto for six months

In a gesture of reconciliation after last year's dramatic rupture, Pets In Need has told Palo Alto that it will delay the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4401 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Does VTA's leadership need an overhaul? Berman gathers ideas for how to do it

A Silicon Valley legislator wants big changes for the region's major transit agency, and not everyone is on board. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2022
Last comment by Jim Donnegan, on Apr 1, 2022 at 8:46 am | 8 comments | 3144 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blooms, birds and bees: 10 gardens to visit on the 20th annual Growing Natives Garden Tour

Gardeners and plant lovers alike are abuzz over the return of the Growing Natives Garden Tour, which went virtual the last...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3630 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County offers prescription drug cost reimbursement for chronically ill residents

Santa Clara County has begun offering financial support to residents with chronic illnesses like asthma and diabetes who...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2022
Last comment by Just Sayin', on Mar 31, 2022 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 3234 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newsom imposes new California water restrictions — leaves details to locals

Still resisting statewide water rationing for parched California, Gov. Gavin Newsom is asking local suppliers to tighten...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Mar 31, 2022 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 2246 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former HP employee pleads guilty to defrauding company of $5M

A former HP Inc. employee pleaded guilty to charges that she siphoned over $5 million from her employer, using the money...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2022
Last comment by eileen , on Mar 30, 2022 at 3:24 pm | 3 comments | 4823 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

As Russian invasion continues, local Ukrainians find allies in their communities

With their native land in crisis, the Ukrainian population in Palo Alto, Mountain View and other Peninsula cities has become...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2022
Last comment by PA Community Advocate, on Mar 29, 2022 at 8:36 pm | 2 comments | 7330 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Could future housing be built in Stanford Research Park?

Palo Alto's plan for adding over 6,000 residences in the next eight years came into focus on Monday, when the City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2022
Last comment by SteveDabrowski, on Mar 29, 2022 at 1:22 pm | 30 comments | 10254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citing SB 9 concerns, Palo Alto moves to expand historic registry

​​Citing a desire to protect local landmarks from demolition and redevelopment, the Palo Alto City Council agreed Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2022
Last comment by Jane, on Mar 28, 2022 at 10:36 am | 21 comments | 7686 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Church celebrates Women's History Month with portraits display

In the latest Around Town column, news about how one local church is marking Women's History Month, a Paly senior who made...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3228 Views

RESTAURANTS

Worried about Ukrainian co-workers, Silicon Valley tech companies mobilize to aid refugees and the war effort

Silicon Valley CEOs have strong ties with Ukraine, where many of their employees are currently based. They share their thoughts...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2022
Last comment by Claudette, on Mar 25, 2022 at 8:43 pm | 1 comment | 4674 Views
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