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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New East Palo Alto City Council member calls for more diverse leadership in Sequoia district

East Palo Alto City Council member Antonio Lopez is asking Sequoia Union High School District to improve its relationship...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2021
Last comment by Helen Does, on Jan 12, 2021 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 3361 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford Shopping Center was a hot spot of violations when public health inspectors came calling

Eighteen stores in the Stanford Shopping Center were fined for violating Santa Clara County COVID-19 health orders over the...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2021
Last comment by Annette, on Jan 12, 2021 at 8:44 am | 9 comments | 7223 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 11, 2021 at 11:28 pm | 1200 comments | 373885 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Next COVID-19 vaccine phase rollout could come in weeks

California's Community Vaccine Advisory Committee is preparing to outline who will receive COVID-19 vaccine doses in the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 11, 2021 at 5:32 pm | 4 comments | 12149 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Poor decision to encrypt police radio transmissions should be reconsidered

For a city famous for its long, drawn-out deliberations involving plenty of public input, this week's sudden announcement...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Jan 11, 2021 at 11:51 am | 10 comments | 4460 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pro-Trump business owner documented at Capitol rally faces backlash

Some people are threatening a boycott of a Menlo Park business after it came to light that its owner attended a pro-Trump...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2021
Last comment by mauricio, on Jan 11, 2021 at 7:04 am | 40 comments | 12215 Views

AROUND TOWN

As rioters storm the U.S. Capitol, Rep. Anna Eshoo says she's safe

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo was among hundreds of legislators who fled the House floor on Wednesday as thousands of rioters supporting...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2021
Last comment by Alvin, on Jan 11, 2021 at 12:56 am | 56 comments | 5935 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

With COVID-19 surge, Stanford frosh-soph students can't return to campus after all

Stanford University announced Saturday that freshman and sophomore students would not be allowed to return to campus for...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2021
Last comment by Frankie, on Jan 10, 2021 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 4778 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newsom wants extra $600 stimulus for low-wage Californians

Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed a $600 stimulus for low-income Californians. He also wants to extend the state's eviction...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2021
Last comment by Shwonder Sharikov, on Jan 9, 2021 at 6:04 pm | 4 comments | 2019 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Politics cast a cloud over Palo Alto's representation on the VTA

As Palo Alto prepares to win representation on the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority board, City Council members...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jan 9, 2021 at 1:45 pm | 7 comments | 3009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Meet Jalen, the first baby born in 2021 at Stanford

Stanford Children's Health welcomed seven babies on Jan. 1 -- the first being Jalen Ramos, who entered the world at 1:53...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3609 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Americans are living 30 years longer on average — and that's a big plus for businesses

A recent Stanford conference looked at everything from business innovations to caregiving to new ways for Americans to work...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2021
Last comment by theAlex, on Jan 8, 2021 at 8:59 pm | 3 comments | 2966 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fresh off reelection to City Council, Greg Tanaka sets sights on Congress

After winning a second term on the Palo Alto City Council, Greg Tanaka is eying a new venture: a seat in the U.S. House of...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2021
Last comment by Mark, on Jan 8, 2021 at 5:25 pm | 17 comments | 4942 Views

BOOKS

College Terrace Centre sold to new investor

College Terrace Centre, home to the new grocer that opened Tuesday, Real Produce International Market, was sold to an unnamed...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2021
Last comment by [email protected], on Jan 8, 2021 at 10:24 am | 11 comments | 6531 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto Medical Foundation fined for failing to comply with COVID-19 testing order

Several hospitals, including three Palo Alto Medical Foundation centers, were issued fines for violating Santa Clara County's...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2020
Last comment by Common Sense G., on Jan 8, 2021 at 8:43 am | 14 comments | 20928 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man exposes himself to girl during her bike ride

A girl riding her bicycle found herself faced with a man who exposed himself from a car on Sunday afternoon in Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Qualia Gallery gives Palo Alto a new platform for art

The number of art galleries in downtown Palo Alto continues to grow, in spite of the pandemic, with the recent opening of...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2021
Last comment by Gary Ruppel, on Jan 7, 2021 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 2590 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jail-based unemployment fraud schemes prompt Santa Clara County crackdown

The loss of millions of dollars in unemployment benefits that allegedly went to jail inmates across the state has prompted...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2021
Last comment by Squidsie, on Jan 7, 2021 at 10:35 am | 4 comments | 3359 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plans for Palo Alto History Museum remain in limbo as City Council rebuffs funding requests

Facing a financial downturn, Palo Alto's elected leaders are rebuffing a request for more funding from a nonprofit looking...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2020
Last comment by James, on Jan 6, 2021 at 4:26 pm | 21 comments | 5617 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

DuBois and Burt tapped to lead Palo Alto as mayor, vice mayor

Tom DuBois, a steadfast member of the Palo Alto City Council's "residentialist" majority, and Pat Burt, a political veteran...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jan 6, 2021 at 11:08 am | 20 comments | 6916 Views
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