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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Duo strikes man, robs him of cellphone and other belongings

A man was beat up and robbed of his cellphone, backpack, skateboard and other belongings in downtown Palo Alto early Saturday...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2021
Last comment by Lacy W., on Sep 30, 2021 at 2:06 pm | 8 comments | 9134 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

After court defeat, Palo Alto eyes hike to utility tax

After facing a costly court defeat over its historic practice of transferring money from its gas operation to pay for basic...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2021
Last comment by Rebecca Eisenberg, on Sep 30, 2021 at 12:35 pm | 19 comments | 12420 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police: Offensive graffiti found in city garage under investigation as hate crime

For the second time this month, police are investigating a hate crime at a downtown parking garage, where a racial epithet...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2021
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Sep 29, 2021 at 4:47 pm | 5 comments | 5277 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto football opens SCVAL play with 50-point victory over Santa Clara

Palo Alto quarterback Danny Peters had quite a game. He threw for 321 yards and five touchdowns and completed the last 11...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2021
Last comment by Nora Jensen, on Sep 29, 2021 at 3:58 pm | 25 comments | 8358 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja golfers remain unbeaten in West Bay Athletic League

Freshman Norah Yang continues her amazing season by again earning medalist honors for Castilleja in a 225-255 victory over...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4917 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council lauds affordable housing plan next to Mitchell Park

A plan to build 50 apartments for low-income residents and individuals with disabilities passed its first test Monday, when...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 6444 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Theranos lab director testifies that he refused to spin wonky test results

The former laboratory director of blood testing startup Theranos, testifying in the trial for the company's founder, said...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2021
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Sep 29, 2021 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 4565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford announces plan to buy Notre Dame de Namur's 50-acre Belmont campus

Stanford University has reached an agreement to "work toward" purchasing Notre Dame de Namur University's campus in Belmont,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 11411 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Council to return to in-person meetings in November

After a prolonged period of conducting its businesses over Zoom, the Palo Alto City Council is preparing to head back to...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2021
Last comment by Staffer, on Sep 29, 2021 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 3796 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for interim housing facility near the Baylands moves ahead

Inspired by the example of Mountain View, Palo Alto on Monday enthusiastically advanced a proposal to build an interim housing...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2021
Last comment by tmp, on Sep 28, 2021 at 4:48 pm | 4 comments | 9612 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

El Camino Park bathroom vandalized with hateful graffiti for a third time

Hateful graffiti with "derogatory language directed at white people" was found in the men's restroom of El Camino Park on...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2021
Last comment by MaryAnne Borgers, on Sep 28, 2021 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 8578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who's dying in California from COVID-19?

California's COVID-19 deaths are skewing younger, with the average age dropping seven years in September. Death rates are...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2021
Last comment by MaryAnne Borgers, on Sep 28, 2021 at 2:41 pm | 17 comments | 8887 Views

AROUND TOWN

Focusing on the beauty of everyday life: Street photography by Paul Graham at Pace Gallery

A 16th-century painter inspired photographer Paul Graham to create The Seasons, a series of large-scale photos capturing...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2021
Last comment by jrameyers, on Sep 28, 2021 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 6352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Tech error leads emergency notification for fire to disappear

In the latest Around Town column, answers to why an emergency notification for a Sept. 14 fire at a home owned by Larry Page...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2021
Last comment by AnnetteG, on Sep 28, 2021 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 6518 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County supervisors propose $25M grant for homeless housing expansion

Two Santa Clara County supervisors are looking to pour $25 million into creating an ambitious network of homeless housing...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Sep 27, 2021 at 4:19 pm | 5 comments | 8538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire Department set to launch ambulance insurance program

The department's new insurance program, which allows residents and businesses to pay a monthly fee for ambulance transfers,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2021
Last comment by Chris Dewees, on Sep 27, 2021 at 9:08 am | 9 comments | 8132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air quality advisory extended through Monday

In response to continuous wildfire smoke in the air, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District extended its current air...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2835 Views

SPORTS

Gunn football comes up big in Yerba Buena; Los Altos, Woodside fall

Gunn scored on its first play from scrimmage en route to a 56-6 pasting of Yerba Buena on the road Friday night. Woodside...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2021
Last comment by Morgan , on Sep 24, 2021 at 8:11 pm | 18 comments | 5317 Views

BOOKS

Silicon Valley Sculpture brings a unique perspective to second outing

The second annual Silicon Valley Sculpture fair takes place Sept. 24-26 at Menlo College in Atherton, featuring works by...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1992 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California recall: The 2022 campaign starts now

Gov. Gavin Newsom's robust defeat of the recall gives him a head start in the 2022 gubernatorial election. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Sep 24, 2021 at 12:51 pm | 5 comments | 4559 Views
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