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PALO ALTO ISSUES

As workers return to offices, city plans parking shake-up

Even before the pandemic shifted local commute patterns, Palo Alto’s parking policies were in constant flux as the city...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2021
Last comment by Cat, on Oct 13, 2021 at 9:54 pm | 15 comments | 9085 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Plan for lifting mask mandate announced by Bay Area health officers

The counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma and the City of Berkeley...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2021
Last comment by Madison Barkley, on Oct 13, 2021 at 12:18 pm | 47 comments | 8658 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla to move headquarters from Palo Alto to Austin

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Inc., confirmed Thursday afternoon what many have long suspected: The electric vehicle and energy...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2021
Last comment by John B. Sails, on Oct 13, 2021 at 9:34 am | 32 comments | 6463 Views

SPORTS

Los Altos slows down Gunn in 34-7 SCVAL football victory

Cole Raffery caught four passes for 103 yards, including a pair of touchdowns, and Los Altos ended a three-game losing streak...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2021
Last comment by Football Fan, on Oct 13, 2021 at 8:07 am | 1 comment | 2385 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Yes, we're in a drought — but it's no longer a temporary emergency

California's declining water supply, the current drought and global warming could lead to serious and unrecoverable environmental...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2021
Last comment by Leslie York, on Oct 13, 2021 at 12:33 am | 8 comments | 3126 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars break into home, flee when confronted by resident

Palo Alto police are looking for four people who they believe broke into an occupied home on Friday night in the city's Barron...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2021
Last comment by Chuck , on Oct 12, 2021 at 11:03 pm | 8 comments | 8870 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>THE RIGHT REMEDY ...</B> Visitors at<B>MayView Palo Alto</B> clinic will notice major renovations and expanded onsite...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Fr0hickey, on Oct 12, 2021 at 5:22 pm | 2 comments | 7887 Views

BOOKS

Menlo-Atherton airs it out in PAL football win over HMB

Matt MacLeod threw three touchdowns and rushed for a score in helping Menlo-Atherton open PAL Bay Division play with a wild...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3136 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to shift to virtual permits for parking enforcement

As Palo Alto prepares to shift to automatic license plate readers to enforce parking regulations, hangtags and decals that...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2021
Last comment by Virginia Smedberg, on Oct 12, 2021 at 3:09 am | 11 comments | 7879 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford requires COVID-19 vaccines for all employees

Stanford is requiring all employees, whether working remotely or from the office, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2021
Last comment by Janice Selznick, on Oct 11, 2021 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 3249 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford professor shares Nobel prize in economics

Stanford University professor Guido W. Imbens was one of two Bay Area professors who were named Nobel laureates in economics...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4912 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Ex-Stanford coach vouches for his innocence in book on college admissions scandal

In the latest Around Town column: news about a former Stanford coach's debut book on the college admissions scandal, a restaurateur's...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2021
Last comment by Kathy, on Oct 11, 2021 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 5777 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New residential community eyed next to Greer Park

The new residential community that SummerHill Homes plans to build in Palo Alto bears little resemblance to most of the other...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2021
Last comment by Bill Bucy, on Oct 11, 2021 at 8:26 am | 19 comments | 11025 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff's Office is understaffed, but Santa Clara County says the data is old

A new report suggests the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office needs more deputies, but county officials say the findings...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 12523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire alert, red flag warning issued for Santa Cruz Mountains

Forecasters issued a red flag warning for Sunday night into Tuesday evening, when gusty north winds and dry conditions are...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2652 Views

BOOKS

Opinion: What most environmentalists don't know can hurt us

Global warming is a serious issue and environmentalists are trying their best to be helpful. But good intentions do not automatically...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 9, 2021 at 9:12 am | 18 comments | 9524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

To help young athletes, focus on process, not performance, sports psychologist says

The mother of an 8-year-old who is convinced her daughter isn't "playing to her potential" in soccer. A kid who worries that...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Calvin Samuels, on Oct 9, 2021 at 8:54 am | 2 comments | 4526 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council begins overhaul of design rules for housing projects

Responding to recently enacted housing laws, the Palo Alto City Council kicked off on Monday the complex and somewhat contentious...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2021
Last comment by Eric Filseth, on Oct 8, 2021 at 7:23 pm | 6 comments | 7153 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

To reopen courthouses and restore judicial services, county supervisors seek more state court funding

The Palo Alto courthouse has been closed since March 2020 due to the pandemic, and in that time, Santa Clara County Supervisor...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Jess Phillips, on Oct 8, 2021 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 4030 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Farm to latte: Palo Alto's Progeny Coffee brews a new approach to your cup of joe

The founders of Progeny Coffee in Palo Alto spent years studying the coffee supply chain and found a broken system. They...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Carla, on Oct 8, 2021 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 3780 Views
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