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Can Someone Clarify New Rules at Rincanada Pool?

They seem very confusing with mixed messaging to me. For example, you are told in red, No more COVID rules starting July...

Original post made by John B. Sails on Jul. 4, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Jul 6, 2021 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 331 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Survey finds persistent minority resist COVID-19 vaccinations

A new survey could help Santa Clara County health officials understand what might prevent the remaining roughly 25% of adults...

Original post made on May. 5, 2021
Last comment by The Voice of Palo Alto, on Jul 6, 2021 at 12:35 pm | 28 comments | 6765 Views

SPORTS

Tuneups show American women's soccer, water polo teams primed for Olympics

Both the U.S. women's soccer and women's water polo teams remained unbeaten on the year with Olympic tuneup victories Monday....

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3911 Views

BOOKS

As outdoor entertainment ramps up this summer, indoors venues slower to reopen

Two weeks after the state's official reopening, large event venues along the Midpeninsula are taking their time coming back...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2021
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Jul 6, 2021 at 10:57 am | 2 comments | 7650 Views

BOOKS

Steady pitching, clutch hitting lead to Alpine's tournament victory

Amit Garg delivered a pinch hit double with the bases loaded in the fourth inning, snapping a scoreless tie and helping the...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3241 Views

BOOKS

Kombucha with a bite: Paly grad's startup Jiant taps into craze with alcoholic brews

True to his Palo Alto roots, Aaron Telch says that Jiant, the beverage company he co-founded, has "a garage story, except...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2021
There are no comments yet. 7712 Views

BOOKS

Two friends from Stanford build a business around selling dusty adventure gear

The friendship of two Stanford University undergraduates and future business co-founders started off with a series of outdoor...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2021
There are no comments yet. 10366 Views

BOOKS

After a limited summer reopening, Foothill College vows to bring back most in-person classes for the fall

California made a push this year to have its more than 100 community colleges fully reopen last month. But local schools...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2021
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Jul 5, 2021 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 4836 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County, open space district seek to protect ridge from mining

Santa Clara County and the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District on Thursday proposed to join forces to protect a portion...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2021
Last comment by Teri Baron, on Jul 4, 2021 at 7:45 pm | 8 comments | 8473 Views

BOOKS

Everyday life becomes history in new mural celebrating Los Altos

A portal to many different eras in local history has appeared in downtown Los Altos -- one that looks almost as if anyone...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2021
Last comment by Cyclist, on Jul 4, 2021 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments | 4044 Views

BOOKS

Gov. Gavin Newsom visits Mountain View, touts interim housing as a key to solving homelessness crisis

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday praised Mountain View and the nonprofit LifeMoves for transforming an industrial site into an...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2021
Last comment by Ted Bates, on Jul 4, 2021 at 11:51 am | 38 comments | 9637 Views

BOOKS

Alpine all-stars gain an advantage in District 52 tournament

In a battle of unbeatens between all-star teams from neighboring leagues, Alpine came out on top of Menlo-Atherton, 2-1,...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3747 Views

BOOKS

Paly grad and NFL star Davante Adams visits East Palo Alto to promote fitness

Davante Adams, now a superstar NFL receiver with the Green Bay Packers, grew up in East Palo Alto and starred at Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2021
Last comment by John B. Sails, on Jul 4, 2021 at 6:45 am | 2 comments | 5030 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area health officials urge unvaccinated people to get shots as delta variant cases increase

While Bay Area health officials don't plan to reimplement COVID-19 guidelines for masking and social distancing for now,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2021
Last comment by Priscilla Watson, on Jul 3, 2021 at 5:03 pm | 6 comments | 5926 Views

BOOKS

For July Fourth weekend, students adorn trees and hope to inspire unity

Festooned in red, white and blue, two well-known street trees at the intersection of Lowell Avenue and Bryant Street in Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4638 Views

BOOKS

Celebrating this Fourth of July with events throughout the Peninsula

Many of the traditional local events, like the chili cook-off, junior rodeo and fireworks displays, aren't being held this...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4376 Views

BOOKS

What's closed, open July 4-5 in Palo Alto

With the Fourth of July once again falling on a weekend, locals may not notice a difference in city or regional transit services,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5099 Views

BOOKS

Bored chefs + hungry kids = a new innovative meal program by Facebook

A pandemic-born program where Facebook's campus chefs feed families in the Ravenswood school district, which serves residents...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5031 Views

MOVIES

CinéArts, a haven for local cinephiles, permanently shutters

CinéArts at Palo Alto Square, a movie theater that for decades has been a popular destination for local film lovers, will...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2021
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jul 3, 2021 at 12:14 am | 28 comments | 15190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Unified continues to serve free breakfast and lunch for all students

The school district will continue to offer free breakfast and lunch for all students for the 2021-22 academic year as part...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2021
Last comment by eileen , on Jul 2, 2021 at 10:29 pm | 7 comments | 5144 Views
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