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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to hear update on reopening plans for the fall

With the new school year less than two months away, the school district is still working through how to safely reopen its...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Noel, on Jun 25, 2020 at 4:18 pm | 20 comments | 7792 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

When can people go back to work in Santa Clara County?

We are being told about retail, about restaurants, about hair salons, about gyms, about theaters, but what about offices? Looking...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Croc Dundee, on Jun 25, 2020 at 4:15 pm | 10 comments | 1155 Views

AROUND TOWN

Labor talks sputter as Palo Alto approves major budget cuts

Palo Alto concluded one of its most brutal budget seasons in recent memory on Monday night, when the City Council approved...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Frankie , on Jun 25, 2020 at 2:51 pm | 27 comments | 6626 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Town Hall on race and policing to be held Thursday

In the wake of weeks of protests over the killing of George Floyd and calls for change to eliminate racism and police brutality,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2020
Last comment by Bias in Policing and the Criminal Justice System, on Jun 25, 2020 at 10:25 am | 3 comments | 3134 Views

AROUND TOWN

County on state 'watchlist' after COVID-19 case uptick

Santa Clara County had its second highest number of COVID-19 cases ever recorded for a single day on Tuesday, raising concerns...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Jun 24, 2020 at 11:18 pm | 20 comments | 7882 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Santa Clara County votes to adopt new reforms for Sheriff's Office

The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to adopt a proposal requiring the Sheriff's Office to implement policy reforms and...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2020
Last comment by Accountability, on Jun 24, 2020 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 2412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Finding their voices: Six seniors on their high school passions, dreams

We interviewed six graduating seniors from Palo Alto and East Palo Alto, whose varied accomplishments are well worth celebrating,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2020
Last comment by gitircarter, on Jun 24, 2020 at 7:24 am | 5 comments | 6358 Views

AROUND TOWN

After 40 years, a warrior for animals rides off into the sunset

After a decadeslong journey through Palo Alto's animal kingdom, Animal Services Officer William Warrior retired on Thursday....

Original post made on May. 1, 2020
Last comment by GeoffPaulsen, on Jun 23, 2020 at 8:58 pm | 15 comments | 6018 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Annual deaths rising in Santa Clara County's homeless population

Deaths among homeless people in Santa Clara County have risen sharply over the last two decades, surprisingly as the county's...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by This story makes my heart ache., on Jun 23, 2020 at 1:50 pm | 1 comment | 5573 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to explore new laws to curb gas vehicles, appliances

Four years after they adopted a lofty goal of cutting emissions by 80% by 2030, Palo Alto's elected leaders are confronting...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jun 23, 2020 at 11:58 am | 52 comments | 5367 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Massive march for change calls attention to racism in Palo Alto area

Thousands of protesters flocked to Palo Alto City Hall on Saturday, where leaders, parents and youth grabbed onto the momentum...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2020
Last comment by Tony Favero, on Jun 23, 2020 at 7:21 am | 64 comments | 19351 Views

AROUND TOWN

California community colleges win suit over federal emergency financial relief

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Education could not place eligibility restrictions on California...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Arjun Nagar, on Jun 23, 2020 at 5:53 am | 1 comment | 2894 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bay Area religious services slowly return under tight COVID-19 rules

Churches, synagogues and mosques throughout Santa Clara County are taking small steps to return to normal this month, with...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 22, 2020 at 12:20 pm | 5 comments | 3034 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto bans eviction of tenants who can't pay rent during pandemic

Palo Alto landlords will not be allowed to evict residential tenants whose ability to pay rent is being hindered by the coronavirus...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
Last comment by Michelle , on Jun 21, 2020 at 9:10 pm | 21 comments | 7854 Views

AROUND TOWN

With new vaping ban, Palo Alto expects smoke shops to shutter

Palo Alto's elected leaders agonized on Monday night over a seemingly impossible question: How can you ban sales of vaping...

Original post made on May. 19, 2020
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 21, 2020 at 8:39 pm | 55 comments | 8268 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Two Juneteenth protests take place in downtown Palo Alto

Equipped with chalk, students from Nueva School joined activists the Raging Grannies and Vigil for Democracy on Friday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2020
Last comment by Wage Slave, on Jun 21, 2020 at 11:33 am | 9 comments | 5629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Black Lives Matter memorial makes a statement at Stanford

In the latest Around Town column, news about a memorial at the Stanford Oval that memorializes more than 100 black people,...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2020
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto ban on flavored tobacco leaves adult-only retailers fuming

Palo Alto reaffirmed on Tuesday its decision to ban flavored tobacco throughout the city, despite an attempt by three City...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2020
Last comment by Granny R, on Jun 21, 2020 at 4:34 am | 25 comments | 6553 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Is the City Council working for residents or city staff?

I implore the City Council to work on saving us money, without curtailing services; hire a consultant to design a new organizational...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2020
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jun 20, 2020 at 9:53 pm | 16 comments | 3523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police swarm scene of reported gunman building a bomb

Palo Alto police rushed to intercept a man who was reportedly armed with a gun and allegedly constructing a bomb in El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Jun 20, 2020 at 5:49 pm | 29 comments | 10952 Views
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