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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents square off over Castilleja's redevelopment plan

With Castilleja School's proposal to rebuild its Bryant Street campus inching toward approval, supporters and opponents of...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2022
Last comment by Palo Alto native, on Apr 19, 2022 at 6:46 pm | 17 comments | 6248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Voting opens in Junior Museum and Zoo's flamingo naming contest

In the latest column, news about the Junior Museum and Zoo's flamingo naming contest, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4202 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Not sure how to vote in the June primary? Upcoming forums give voters a chance to hear from the candidates

The League of Women Voters is hosting a series of virtual candidate forums in the coming weeks to help voters decide who...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2022
Last comment by emerson, on Apr 19, 2022 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 5715 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest suspect in November sideshow collision

Palo Alto police have arrested a man they say sideswiped a police patrol car before crashing his vehicle into a tree while...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2022
Last comment by BruceS, on Apr 18, 2022 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 3941 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

LaDoris Cordell: Jackson has 'made the U.S. Supreme Court look more and more like America'

Retired Judge LaDoris Cordell said she was overjoyed when the U.S. Senate votes were tallied on Thursday afternoon and Judge...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2022
Last comment by Hinrich, on Apr 17, 2022 at 6:11 pm | 24 comments | 7350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California backs away from COVID vaccine mandates for kids

The state decided it won't require COVID-19 vaccines for children this fall, and a bill to mandate kids vaccines without...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3231 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police search for armed robbers believed to be tied to car burglaries

Police are looking for two people who robbed a man in Palo Alto on Friday evening and later appeared to have committed auto...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 16, 2022 at 2:13 pm | 8 comments | 3399 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FDA authorizes second COVID-19 booster shot for people ages 50 and older

The Food and Drug Administration has authorized a second booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2022
Last comment by Jim Donnegan, on Apr 16, 2022 at 1:56 pm | 2 comments | 4120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto parents sentenced in college admissions scandal

A Palo Alto mother and father who paid $25,000 to facilitate cheating on their son's SAT exams were each sentenced to eight...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 16, 2022 at 11:59 am | 11 comments | 26933 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prowler allegedly brandishes knife at resident

A man prowling in the backyard of a Palo Alto home on Wednesday evening allegedly pulled a knife on a resident who confronted...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Apr 16, 2022 at 8:47 am | 5 comments | 7432 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County eases booster, vaccine mandate for some workers in high-risk facilities

Employees in high-risk settings with religious and medical exemptions can now remain in their current positions but they...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2995 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Through nonprofit, Roger Smith helps victims navigate the court process, provides emotional support

Roger Smith has served as CEO of a major bank, created multiple nonprofits, run for city council and volunteered for numerous...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2930 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dr. Yvonne Maldonado has been on the frontline of global health challenges. Nothing prepared her for COVID-19.

Dr. Yvonne "Bonnie" Maldonado has since made significant contributions in the study of SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19....

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
Last comment by Roy M, on Apr 15, 2022 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 5169 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nurses set to strike at Stanford, Packard hospitals starting April 25

The union for nurses at Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's hospitals formally issued a strike letter to the hospitals...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2022
Last comment by Enough, on Apr 15, 2022 at 11:06 am | 4 comments | 12642 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cammie Vail plants seeds of growth for local nonprofits

In January 2020, Cammie Vail filed her six month's notice for retirement after 17 years as the Palo Alto Community Fund's...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2342 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pastor Paul Bains brings jobs, housing to low-income residents through nonprofit

For years, Pastor Paul Bains has advocated for the most vulnerable members of the community. His impact reaches far beyond...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2625 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former HP attorney Hal Mickelson helps lay the foundation for a new history museum

Thousands may have heard Hal Mickelson as the "voice" of Stanford University's marching band in the 1970s and '80s, but his...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3147 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

After 91 seasons, Palo Alto Players still packs a full house

The Palo Alto Players have not only marked its 91st season but have also just announced the lineup for the company's 92nd...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2437 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peninsula Open Space Trust keeps 80,000+ acres of local landscape green

Even those who haven't heard about the Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) have certainly seen its footprint on the greater...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2320 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Premier Properties helps its tenants avert evictions, survive the pandemic

Walk down any of Palo Alto's main commercial corridors, and one will likely pass by a building managed by Premier Properties....

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2354 Views
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