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Laurene Powell Jobs buys 30 acres in East Palo Alto

One of the largest parcels of vacant land in East Palo Alto is now under the ownership of a limited liability company associated...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by Palo Altan, 12 minutes ago | 24 comments | 11517 Views

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Guest Opinion: Half a million empty tech jobs ... and growing.

The great economic news: employment rates are at an all-time high. The terrific news for Americans seeking a career in tech:...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2018
Last comment by Misguided, 3 hours ago | 60 comments | 4991 Views

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Off Deadline: It takes trust to create a village — wherever you live

I recently returned from a 10-day visit to a small, rural, economically challenged agricultural community in southern Kenya,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by Anon, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 974 Views

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Fight against gun violence hits Stanford campus

The fight against gun violence reached the Stanford University campus on Monday afternoon, when about 300 people rallied...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2018
Last comment by The Shootist, on Sep 23, 2018 at 2:25 pm | 42 comments | 2818 Views

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Berman to focus on computer science education at forum

Assemblyman Marc Berman will address the perceived gap between the increasing availability of jobs in technology and skills...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2018
Last comment by Important Distiction, on Sep 22, 2018 at 11:52 am | 2 comments | 1061 Views

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Palo Alto professor accuses Kavanaugh of sexual assault

Christine Blasey Ford, a psychology professor at Palo Alto University, identified herself Sunday to the Washington Post as...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 20, 2018 at 10:05 pm | 76 comments | 23616 Views

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One East Palo Alto Director Dr. Faye McNair-Knox dies

Dr. Faye McNair-Knox, 68, executive director of the One East Palo Alto Neighborhood Improvement Initiative, died of medical...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2018
Last comment by Councilmember Greg Scharff, on Sep 20, 2018 at 9:35 pm | 13 comments | 11635 Views

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Experts: Youth homelessness is reaching a crisis

A series of new surveys are showing skyrocketing numbers of homeless youth in the South Bay, but experts say a crisis has...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 17, 2018 at 5:44 pm | 62 comments | 4318 Views

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Holman, Scharff to vie for board seat on open-space district

Their City Council tenures may be coming to an end, but Karen Holman and Greg Scharff are preparing to square off in another...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2018
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Sep 14, 2018 at 4:03 pm | 74 comments | 4900 Views

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Teacher housing proposal gains traction

A proposal to build affordable housing for North County school employees in Palo Alto is picking up steam, after one local...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2018
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Sep 13, 2018 at 11:41 am | 13 comments | 1891 Views

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Peace picnic memorializes 9/11, brings together all faiths

People of all ages and various religions came together Tuesday night outside Palo Alto City Hall where they remembered the...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1334 Views

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State aims to use 100 percent clean electricity by 2045

Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law a bill that sets a goal of 100 percent clean electricity for California by 2045. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2018
Last comment by DTN Paul, on Sep 11, 2018 at 4:22 pm | 7 comments | 1189 Views

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Love breaks free in Stanford Pac-12 football opener

Bryce Love rushed for 136 yards and a touchdown and K.J. Costello threw for 183 yards and a touchdown and Stanford opened...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2018
Last comment by OK but..., on Sep 9, 2018 at 7:02 pm | 5 comments | 1380 Views

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Theranos shutting down permanently

Theranos Inc., the Palo Alto-based blood-testing company whose former CEO and chief operating officer were indicted by a...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2018
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Sep 9, 2018 at 4:51 pm | 17 comments | 2847 Views

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Caltrain receives $19M grant for safety upgrade

The U.S. Department of Transportation has given an $18.7 million grant to Caltrain to implement advanced technology for monitoring...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2018
Last comment by ODB, on Sep 8, 2018 at 4:55 pm | 11 comments | 2357 Views

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Palo Alto treads cautiously on labor reforms

Seeking to add transparency to the normally secretive process of labor negotiations, the Palo Alto City Council is moving...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2018
Last comment by Yes to sunshine!, on Sep 6, 2018 at 5:42 pm | 2 comments | 1705 Views

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Palo Altan released from jail in Nepal

A Palo Alto man who says he was wrongly imprisoned in Nepal has been released and returned to the Bay Area this weekend. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2018
Last comment by Meghan, on Sep 3, 2018 at 6:15 pm | 5 comments | 3469 Views

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East Palo Alto mayor stresses community action in 'State of the City'

East Palo Alto Mayor Ruben Abrica focused on one unifying theme during his State of the City speech on Monday night: "How...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2018
Last comment by Chris Cummings, on Sep 1, 2018 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 3794 Views

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Real Estate Matters: market shows signs of cooling

It's now midsummer, and the frenzy of Palo Alto's spring residential market seems to have cooled down quite a bit. Even though...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2018
Last comment by DroneLoon, on Aug 31, 2018 at 11:51 pm | 23 comments | 4221 Views

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VTA to add express lanes to U.S. Highway 101 through Palo Alto and Mountain View

Existing carpool lanes will soon double as express lanes on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto and Mountain View through a project...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2018
Last comment by Me2, on Aug 31, 2018 at 2:07 pm | 19 comments | 4665 Views
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