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Virtual, contactless era forces Avenidas to dismantle programs for seniors

Senior services nonprofit Avenidas announced that it is halting several programs as the organization pivots to a new service...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2020
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What California's budget deal means for K-12 schools

California's new budget provides enough funding for schools to pivot to hybrid learning when they reopen this fall. But school...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2020
Last comment by D, on Jul 2, 2020 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 2466 Views

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Palo Alto launches educational series on police operations, use-of-force policies

The Police Department is kicking off a series of online briefings Wednesday to discuss issues such as use-of-force policies...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2020
Last comment by Sally, on Jul 2, 2020 at 10:53 am | 9 comments | 2694 Views

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Federal lawsuit alleges Palo Alto police engaged in pattern of abuse

An attorney for the man who suffered a facial injury during an arrest in front of Happy Donuts is alleging in a federal lawsuit...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by Family Friendly, on Jun 30, 2020 at 5:48 pm | 18 comments | 7186 Views

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Foothill College to remain online-only for summer, fall

Foothill College will continue to operate online for the summer and fall quarters with limited exceptions, officials from...

Original post made on May. 23, 2020
Last comment by AmandaCornell, on Jun 30, 2020 at 7:31 am | 5 comments | 5575 Views

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East Palo Alto police were once feared and mistrusted. Listening to the community made all the difference.

East Palo Alto residents once held the kind of fear and mistrust of police officers found in many communities of color. Now,...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2020
Last comment by East Palo Alto Resident, on Jun 27, 2020 at 8:48 am | 14 comments | 10893 Views

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Menlo Park's police chief was publicly accused of using a racial slur in ethics training. Here's the story.

During a town hall meeting Thursday evening to discuss policing in Menlo Park, Housing Commissioner Karen Grove said she'd...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jun 25, 2020 at 7:39 pm | 29 comments | 7845 Views

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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 | 1349 Views

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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 | 6363 Views

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Interactive: A by-the-numbers look at the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on daily life

To show how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted daily life, the Palo Alto Weekly has woven together local, regional and national...

Original post made on May. 27, 2020
Last comment by Jose Takamoto, on Jun 19, 2020 at 4:32 pm | 9 comments | 5923 Views

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San Mateo County gives green light to open more businesses and activities

Effective immediately, a wide range of San Mateo County businesses and activities, from barbershops to gyms, are allowed...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2020
Last comment by check please, on Jun 19, 2020 at 12:40 pm | 9 comments | 9734 Views

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Supreme Court blocks Trump administration's termination of DACA

The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's administration from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2020
Last comment by HN, on Jun 18, 2020 at 6:12 pm | 3 comments | 2358 Views

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Supervisor Joe Simitian proposes new reforms for the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian announced Friday a package of new policies aimed at curbing police violence and...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2020
Last comment by Sally, on Jun 13, 2020 at 5:07 pm | 5 comments | 3726 Views

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County issues order requiring hospitals, clinics to step up COVID-19 testing

Citing a continual lag in COVID-19 testing by hospitals, Santa Clara County issued a new order on Wednesday requiring hospitals...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2020
Last comment by Christina Kenrick, on Jun 12, 2020 at 10:39 am | 13 comments | 6520 Views

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Eshoo takes steps to increase police accountability from the federal level on down

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo this week joined federal lawmakers in proposing major reforms for law enforcement and raising concerns...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2020
Last comment by Palo Alto supports you, on Jun 11, 2020 at 12:02 pm | 3 comments | 2374 Views

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Spirit of activism spurs teen to launch Black Lives Matter protest in East Palo Alto

A Black Lives Matter protest on Wednesday in East Palo Alto was a distinctly homegrown effort that started with a 15-year-old...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2020
Last comment by Monica, on Jun 8, 2020 at 9:36 am | 10 comments | 9133 Views

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Study: Coronavirus wasn't in Bay Area in 2019

Exactly when the coronavirus first arrived in the Bay Area has been the subject of much speculation, with people who had...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2020
Last comment by Catmom Leonorilda, on Jun 5, 2020 at 8:03 pm | 4 comments | 6284 Views

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The coronavirus impact, by the numbers

Summary: Palo Alto Online put out a new graphic summarizing how quarantine has affected business, housing, traffic, pollution...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 4, 2020
There are no comments yet. 338 Views

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Are rubber bullets 'progress'? As protests rage, Stanford historian says yes.

Stanford historian Clayborne Carson offers some much-needed clarity and historical perspective surrounding recent protests...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2020
Last comment by Jane, on Jun 2, 2020 at 12:42 pm | 2 comments | 4205 Views

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Coronavirus weekend update: The latest COVID-19 news

The biggest news from this past week is the revised San Mateo County Health order that allows for the reopening of places...

Original post made on May. 30, 2020
Last comment by Old PA Resident, on May 31, 2020 at 10:32 pm | 4 comments | 13025 Views
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