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Public Art Commission to review removing Midtown Poetry Wall from art collection

The Public Art Commission is scheduled to review on Thursday a controversial proposal to remove the Midtown Poetry Wall from...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2022
Last comment by Elizabeth Lada, on Jun 16, 2022 at 9:54 pm | 10 comments | 3643 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kumar tops field of challengers for Eshoo's seat

Democrat Rishi Kumar is poised for a November rematch with Rep. Anna Eshoo, with Tuesday's election results showing him ahead...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2022
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Jun 16, 2022 at 6:20 pm | 11 comments | 6895 Views

AROUND TOWN

California legislators want to help you buy a house with down payment, 'shared equity'

California legislators propose a $1-billion-a-year down payment program for first-time buyers, given the high cost of housing...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2022
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 16, 2022 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 2575 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Math teacher's 3-day Jeopardy! run

In the latest column, news about a celebration for the Junior Museum and Zoo and renovated Rinconada Park, a Paly teacher's...

Original post made on May. 21, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4838 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Castilleja wins approval for campus reconstruction

Castilleja School will be able to reconstruct its Bryant Street campus and increase enrollment after the Palo Alto City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Jun 16, 2022 at 11:53 am | 48 comments | 11778 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ed Lauing makes fresh bid for City Council seat

Ed Lauing, a City Hall veteran who currently chairs Palo Alto's Planning and Transportation Commission, said Tuesday that...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2022
Last comment by Ferdinand , on Jun 15, 2022 at 10:24 pm | 8 comments | 2813 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cryptocurrency supporters boost Greg Tanaka's bid for Congress

City Council member Greg Tanaka, an advocate for digital currency, has received a $265,000 boost from a political action...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2022
Last comment by mjh, on Jun 15, 2022 at 9:27 pm | 37 comments | 5813 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Boy, 15, dies in East Palo Alto shooting Monday night

A 15-year-old boy died in a shooting Monday night in East Palo Alto, according to police. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2022/06/14/boy-15-dies-in-eas...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2022
Last comment by eileen , on Jun 15, 2022 at 12:15 pm | 7 comments | 4839 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board forms committee to study public comment, doesn't restore remote commenting just yet

The school board decided to wait until its next meeting on June 21 to decide whether to reinstate remote commenting in the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2022
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 15, 2022 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 2731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the Redwood City School Board Trying to Get Recalled?

Redwood City School District is failing. Declining enrollment. Underfunded schools. Staffing crisis. Chronic student absenteeism....

Original post made by Cameron Hoffman on Jun. 14, 2022
Last comment by Todd Brown, on Jun 15, 2022 at 9:15 am | 3 comments | 1029 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto Senior Center to reopen after two-year COVID-19 hiatus

The East Palo Alto Senior Center will be reopening on Friday, June 17, after shutting down for two years during the COVID-19...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2022
Last comment by Tom from Midtown, on Jun 14, 2022 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1500 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Church's yard sale collects $2,400 for Ukrainian relief efforts

Read news about a church that used the citywide yard sale to raise funds for Ukrainian relief, a $100 million donation benefiting...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Jun 13, 2022 at 10:09 pm | 1 comment | 3480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto Academy graduate, nonprofit founder reflects on his impact on his community

East Palo Alto Academy graduate Christian Sbragia founded a nonprofit that helps give kids in East Palo Alto a safe space...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2022
Last comment by bmillin, on Jun 13, 2022 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 2991 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Palo Alto law would triple number of 'protected' trees

Palo Alto is preparing to pass a law next week that would roughly triple the number of trees classified as "protected" and...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Jun 13, 2022 at 2:27 pm | 19 comments | 6871 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto passes law to protect more trees

Seeking to preserve the city's urban forest, the City Council roughly tripled the number of trees classified as "protected"...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2022
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 13, 2022 at 8:25 am | 5 comments | 4082 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto courthouse will stay open after sheriff drops plan to shutter facility

A proposal by Sheriff Laurie Smith to close the Palo Alto and Morgan Hill courthouses due to staffing shortages has been...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2022
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 13, 2022 at 8:01 am | 4 comments | 3225 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jonsen, Jensen in tight race to become next Santa Clara County sheriff

Retiring Palo Alto police Chief Bob Jonsen is thus far edging out former sheriff's Capt. Kevin Jensen in a tight five-way...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2022
Last comment by John, on Jun 12, 2022 at 8:50 pm | 3 comments | 4794 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area Toll Authority to seek more than $180M in unpaid bridge tolls, late fees

The Bay Area Toll Authority will try to collect more than $180 million in unpaid bridge tolls, which breaks down to about...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Jun 12, 2022 at 7:34 pm | 3 comments | 2112 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sisters abused by former Palo Alto au pair confront him at his sentencing

Three Palo Alto sisters have been haunted for more than 30 years by the sexual abuse they endured at the hands of their former...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2022
Last comment by Lynne Henderson, on Jun 11, 2022 at 1:25 pm | 10 comments | 13692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Weekly recognized with 16 awards in statewide journalism contest

The Palo Alto Weekly/Palo Alto Online walked away with 16 awards in the California Journalism Awards for coverage of the...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2022
Last comment by eileen , on Jun 10, 2022 at 7:45 pm | 4 comments | 2463 Views
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