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AROUND TOWN

Mystery behind donated photo album leads woman on search for long-lost family connection

A donation to the Friends of the Palo Alto Library led to the discovery of a series of photographs of a now-deceased Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2020
Last comment by Donald R. Beal, on Oct 21, 2020 at 8:34 am | 7 comments | 9632 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Santa Clara County restaurants, congregations can resume indoor service as COVID-19 cases drop

Restaurants and congregations in Santa Clara County will be able to reopen for indoor service on Wednesday under a revised...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2020
Last comment by jr1, on Oct 21, 2020 at 6:30 am | 38 comments | 9443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's 'inclusive' playground excluded from reopening plan

Since opening in 2015, the Magical Bridge has stood out as the city's only "inclusive" playground -- geared toward visitors...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2020
Last comment by Ben Wahl, on Oct 20, 2020 at 11:09 pm | 6 comments | 5667 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

To help small businesses, Santa Clara County supervisors propose $100M loan program

Santa Clara County Supervisors Susan Ellenberg and Joe Simitian are proposing a $100 million loan program that would provide...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2020
Last comment by eileen , on Oct 20, 2020 at 8:31 pm | 4 comments | 2047 Views

AROUND TOWN

With new rules, City Council looks to tighten its grip over boards, commissions

Palo Alto's long-standing system of citizen boards and commissions could see a shake-up Monday, when the City Council prepares...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 19, 2020 at 4:20 pm | 15 comments | 2310 Views

AROUND TOWN

malls and retail Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County is now allowing malls and retails to open for indoor customers without any capacity limitations. Anyone...

Original post made by Natalie Fisher on Oct. 19, 2020
There are no comments yet. 277 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rebecca Eisenberg: Swinging for the fences

Palo Alto City Council candidate Rebecca Eisenberg, a corporate attorney, believes current council members have repeatedly...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 19, 2020 at 11:52 am | 18 comments | 3463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto voters to decide on schools parcel tax

Measure O would extend a Palo Alto schools parcel tax for six years and provide about $15.6 million annually to the district. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2020
Last comment by The Voice of Palo Alto, on Oct 19, 2020 at 11:38 am | 12 comments | 4728 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Deaths from recent wildfire smoke could top 3K, Stanford researchers say

Smoke from wildfires on the West Coast may be responsible for more heart attacks, strokes and other conditions in recent...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2020
Last comment by Vincent, on Oct 19, 2020 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 4915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why doesn’t City Council ban trick-or-treating?

Wouldn’t that be the right thing to do during this pandemic? Beverly Hills just banned it....

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 18, 2020
Last comment by MVresident2003, on Oct 18, 2020 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 196 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Students find new ways to get out the vote amid pandemic

Driven by concerns about climate change, racism and healthcare, students are more mobilized around the November election...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2020
Last comment by Greenacres, on Oct 18, 2020 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 5505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Unified's youngest students return to school with a new set of norms

About 650 transitional kindergarten, kindergarten and first-grade students went back to campus in person on Monday following...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2020
Last comment by Facts and Figures, on Oct 18, 2020 at 2:12 pm | 22 comments | 11422 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Antonio Lopez: Uplifting the community, starting from the bottom

Coming back to East Palo Alto's Gardens neighborhood from some of the most prestigious universities in the world, Antonio...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2020
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Oct 18, 2020 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 1591 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves to expand access to 'residents-only' nature preserve

Palo Alto's prolonged and polarizing debate over whether non-residents should be allowed to visit Foothills Park moved toward...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 17, 2020 at 11:15 am | 64 comments | 19755 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cari Templeton: Ready to listen

Palo Alto City Council candidate Cari Templeton wants to turn down the temperature in the city's heated debates about housing...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2020
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 17, 2020 at 10:58 am | 7 comments | 2750 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Councilman Greg Tanaka faces complaint over campaign contributions

An anonymous complaint against Councilman Greg Tanaka alleges he received a flurry of campaign contributions from local developers...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2020
Last comment by PaloAltoVoter, on Oct 17, 2020 at 9:47 am | 56 comments | 6040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Stanford economists wake up to news of their Nobel Prize

In the latest Around Town column, the story of how two Stanford economists learned they won a Nobel Prize and news about...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alleged robber causes scare with replica handgun at Stanford Shopping Center

A man who reportedly had a gun at Stanford Shopping Center was arrested by Palo Alto police in connection with a robbery...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2020
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Oct 16, 2020 at 11:13 pm | 8 comments | 4420 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police on search for duo in overnight crime spree

Palo Alto police detectives are investigating an early Monday morning crime spree after burglars entered two homes, prowled...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 16, 2020 at 10:12 pm | 6 comments | 6920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amid ongoing reopening anxieties, school district to provide COVID-19 testing for staff

Starting next week, Palo Alto school district employees will have access to free, biweekly COVID-19 testing to be provided...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2020
Last comment by district teacher, on Oct 16, 2020 at 5:49 pm | 8 comments | 4300 Views
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