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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State earmarks funds for Santa Clara, San Mateo counties to punch up vaccine access

As California anticipates a massive expansion in COVID-19 vaccine supply, the state will provide $7.6 million to nine Bay...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 1, 2021 at 7:58 pm | 5 comments | 3183 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Netflix documentary 'Operation Varsity Blues' delves into college admissions scandal

Netflix revisits the nationwide college admissions scheme in its new, utterly fascinating, and plenty juicy white-collar...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2021
Last comment by jhskrh, on Apr 1, 2021 at 6:45 pm | 1 comment | 3281 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As rail proposals split community, City Council struggles to find a solution

Stifled by community division, funding uncertainty, and a lack of good design alternatives, the City Council struggled Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2021
Last comment by Leslie York, on Apr 1, 2021 at 2:53 pm | 26 comments | 8001 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

J&J vaccine encounters glitch as state expands eligibility

Word of Johnson & Johnson's manufacturing glitch comes just as California expands vaccinations to people 50 and older. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Apr 1, 2021 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 2726 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eighty applicants vie for seats on Palo Alto's new housing panel

Seventeen volunteers, including residents, community activists and property owners, will be chosen next week from a group...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2021
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 1, 2021 at 12:15 pm | 24 comments | 5129 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal funds brighten Palo Alto's bleak budget outlook

After a year of budget cuts, service reductions and staff layoffs, Palo Alto is preparing to get $12 million from the U.S....

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2021
Last comment by mario pagliardi, on Apr 1, 2021 at 10:11 am | 10 comments | 5894 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Frustrated by searching for COVID-19 vaccination appointments? Bay Area vaccine hunters are here to help

Faced with endless frustration and fruitless searches for COVID-19 vaccine appointments, Bay Area residents have launched...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 1, 2021 at 8:01 am | 7 comments | 12999 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Opinion: A teen's perspective on anti-Asian attacks

We are not foreign to America or its racism, and it's time people start recognizing that racism against Asians in this country...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2021
Last comment by Aron Bronski, on Mar 31, 2021 at 3:10 pm | 71 comments | 5695 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Vaccine appointments may be backed up for several weeks

Californians frustrated by the never-ending hunt for COVID-19 vaccine appointments may have to wait several weeks until appointments...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Mar 31, 2021 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 3566 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County launches program to help victims who are strangled in domestic violence attacks

Some of the most violent and lethal attacks in domestic violence cases often go unnoticed and unreported, putting the health...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Mar 31, 2021 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 2906 Views

SPORTS

Elementary schools to reopen five days a week in April

For the first time in a year, Palo Alto Unified elementary school students will be able to return to school five days a week...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 31, 2021 at 8:46 am | 17 comments | 11265 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo off to a quick start in PAL Ocean Division football victory

Sergio Beltran threw four touchdown passes and rushed for two others in helping Menlo School beat Aragon in a Peninsula Athletic...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1954 Views

BOOKS

Prep report: Palo Alto boys set a virtual school swimming record

The Palo Alto High 200 free relay team of Ethan Harrington, James Fetter, Eric Gabbassof and Harrison Williams set a school...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3301 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prep report: Menlo tops WBAL rival SH Prep in girls' volleyball

Junior setter Hanna Hoffman recorded a double-double with 24 assists and 11 digs to go with a pair of assists as Menlo topped...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1950 Views

AROUND TOWN

Twin Gunns come out blazing in SCVAL soccer action

Gunn recovered from a two-goal deficit to beat host Los Altos, 4-3, Tuesday in a Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2206 Views

BOOKS

Desk spacing arguments rage as big school districts plan April reopening

While most of California's largest school districts plan on having in-person instruction in April, there's still widespread...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2021
Last comment by The Voice of Palo Alto, on Mar 30, 2021 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 3712 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood prepares to reopen schools districtwide in April

The Ravenswood school board, with some reluctance from two trustees, approved a plan to reopen schools districtwide for the...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2021
Last comment by The Voice of Palo Alto, on Mar 30, 2021 at 10:59 pm | 3 comments | 3260 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Power goes out across Palo Alto Saturday

A power outage caused by a substation problem has hit Palo Alto, with residents from Midtown to Old Palo Alto to College...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Mar 30, 2021 at 5:37 pm | 12 comments | 16771 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County will follow state's 50-plus age guidance on vaccines, but where are the doses?

Santa Clara County plans to open COVID-19 vaccines to people ages 50 and older on April 1, but whether it will have enough...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2021
Last comment by Whitey McWhiterson, on Mar 30, 2021 at 4:22 pm | 7 comments | 12588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gov. Gavin Newsom champions new school reopening deal in Palo Alto

The day after announcing legislation to incentivize school districts to resume in-person instruction, Gov. Gavin Newsom visited...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2021
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 30, 2021 at 9:03 am | 54 comments | 14649 Views
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