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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Biden stops by Mountain View before heading to Santa Cruz County to survey storm damage

Air Force One landed around 11:41 a.m. on Thursday at the Moffett Federal Airfield, and President Joe Biden emerged about...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jan 22, 2023 at 7:01 pm | 11 comments | 8078 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Missing-dog mystery sparks police investigation

Carolina Bruchilari thought her beloved German shepherd, Scott, would only be gone for two weeks when she entrusted him to...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2023
Last comment by Jen, on Jan 22, 2023 at 1:24 pm | 20 comments | 38974 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Every time it rains, we get wet': For Mountain View's unhoused, dealing with inclement weather is 'business as usual'

For some unhoused folks in Mountain View, a brief respite from the rain on Jan. 4 meant it was time to prepare for what was...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2023
Last comment by Henrietta Layne, on Jan 21, 2023 at 3:20 pm | 7 comments | 4588 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car crashes into Mitchell Park Library on Wednesday

A vehicle crashed into the Mitchell Park Library in Palo Alto on Wednesday, causing minor injuries to the driver and passenger...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2023
Last comment by Mondoman, on Jan 21, 2023 at 3:17 pm | 4 comments | 7746 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto survey points to growing concerns over mental health, retirement

Ask Palo Alto residents how they feel about their city, and many will praise its bountiful parks, job opportunities and educational...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2023
Last comment by Old PA Resident, on Jan 21, 2023 at 12:51 pm | 9 comments | 6602 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lunar New Year celebration to be held this weekend

Wiz Chinese, a group of Palo Altans of Chinese heritage, will host its Lunar New Year celebration at Mitchell Park Community...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2023
There are no comments yet. 4993 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is California's drought over? Here's what you need to know about rain, snow reservoirs and drought

A dozen days of wet and wild weather haven't ended the drought, and won't cure the driest period in the West in the past...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2023
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Jan 19, 2023 at 1:21 pm | 10 comments | 13894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fallen Mitchell Park tree, a victim of recent storms, was 'a valued relative'

Numerous Palo Alto residents are mourning the loss of a venerable stone pine that served as the shade, photographic backdrop,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2023
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Jan 19, 2023 at 11:55 am | 4 comments | 7541 Views

RESTAURANTS

'We didn't rebound': After 10 years in Menlo Park, The Refuge will close on Friday

The Refuge, home to Menlo Park's most renowned pastrami and Belgian beer offerings, will be closing its location there on...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2023
Last comment by Chip, on Jan 18, 2023 at 6:25 pm | 2 comments | 2437 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford surpasses Getty Museum as largest recipient of property tax exemptions in California

Stanford is the largest recipient of property tax exemptions in California. It received more than $16.8 billion in exemptions...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2022
Last comment by community member, on Jan 17, 2023 at 6:36 pm | 28 comments | 10467 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police officer injured in shooting on Thursday night

An East Palo Alto police officer was injured in a shooting during a struggle with a suspect who fled from authorities during...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2023
Last comment by Fritzie Blue, on Jan 17, 2023 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 4640 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto educators set to receive a 7% pay increase

Palo Alto Unified teachers and other school staff will get a 7% raise under tentative deals that the district has reached...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2023
Last comment by Aletheia, on Jan 17, 2023 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 2229 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Allegedly impaired driver rescued from crashed car on Charleston Road

Palo Alto firefighters who rushed to the scene of a car crash on Thursday night had to extricate the driver who was allegedly...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2023
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Jan 17, 2023 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 5226 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County shutters hybrid meetings — for now

Santa Clara County is eliminating hybrid committee meetings in favor of an in-person only format, which residents said could...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2023
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Jan 16, 2023 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 2897 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Forecast shows Palo Alto revenues climbing after pandemic downturn

A new financial forecast suggests that Palo Alto is well on its way to recovering from its pandemic doldrums. But growing...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2023
Last comment by Annette, on Jan 15, 2023 at 11:13 am | 6 comments | 4616 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Five Palo Alto elementary schools earn California's 'Distinguished School' award

Ohlone, Juana Briones, Lucille M. Nixon, El Carmelo and Palo Verde elementary schools were among 356 schools that were honored...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2023
Last comment by casey, on Jan 15, 2023 at 10:44 am | 10 comments | 8131 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto taps Portola Valley official to be its new city manager

Melvin Gaines, an East Palo Alto native who has served as assistant town manager of Portola Valley for the last two years,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2023
Last comment by Anony Mouse, on Jan 15, 2023 at 2:46 am | 1 comment | 5875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Years in the making, Gunn High unveils new marquee

When Gunn High School debuted a new marquee at the front of the Palo Alto campus this week, it marked the successful resolution...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2023
Last comment by BP Parent, on Jan 15, 2023 at 12:34 am | 3 comments | 5003 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man survives harrowing experience trying to rescue his dog from Stevens Creek

A Mountain View man who jumped into Stevens Creek in an attempt to save his dog last week said he feels lucky to be alive....

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2023
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jan 14, 2023 at 6:00 pm | 1 comment | 4861 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What you can expect from Mother Nature this weekend

After a brief lull in the rain and winds on Thursday, two more storms are forecast to hit California in the next 10 days,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2023
There are no comments yet. 4026 Views
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