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Red flag warning for high winds, fire weather starting Sunday

The National Weather Service issued alerts for fire weather and high winds Friday that are expected in parts of the Bay Area...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2020
Last comment by Mitchell Zimmerman, 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 706 Views

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Cities, organizations put a new spin on Halloween traditions

We've compiled a list of entertaining alternatives Menlo Park, Mountain View and Palo Alto to celebrate the ghoulish Halloween...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2020
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To avoid COVID-19 scare, Halloween celebrations take on different look

From virtual Halloween carnivals to neighborhood costume parades to a candy chute to deliver treats hands-free, Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2020
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Guest Opinions: Arguments for, against Caltrain's Measure RR

Read guest opinions for and against Measure RR, a proposed eighth-cent sales tax in San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2020
Last comment by Leslie York, on Oct 23, 2020 at 5:47 am | 12 comments | 3179 Views

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Editorial: Our election recommendations

Learn about the Palo Alto Weekly's recommendations on local, regional and statewide candidates and measures, in addition...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2020
Last comment by In the Details, on Oct 22, 2020 at 9:08 pm | 24 comments | 7766 Views

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Webster Lincoln: East Palo Alto's homegrown data scientist

Webster Lincoln, 33, has positioned himself as a homegrown data scientist who, if elected, will bring critical thinking and...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2020
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Oct 22, 2020 at 3:49 pm | 6 comments | 63515 Views

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East Palo Alto voters face proposed hotel tax increase on ballot

This November, East Palo Alto residents will be revisiting a proposed hotel tax that hasn't been touched since it was first...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Oct 22, 2020 at 12:36 am | 1 comment | 1332 Views

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To help small businesses, Santa Clara County supervisors propose $100M loan program

Santa Clara County Supervisors Susan Ellenberg and Joe Simitian are proposing a $100 million loan program that would provide...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2020
Last comment by eileen , on Oct 20, 2020 at 8:31 pm | 4 comments | 1874 Views

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Deaths from recent wildfire smoke could top 3K, Stanford researchers say

Smoke from wildfires on the West Coast may be responsible for more heart attacks, strokes and other conditions in recent...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2020
Last comment by Vincent, on Oct 19, 2020 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 4865 Views

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Students find new ways to get out the vote amid pandemic

Driven by concerns about climate change, racism and healthcare, students are more mobilized around the November election...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2020
Last comment by Greenacres, on Oct 18, 2020 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 5096 Views

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Antonio Lopez: Uplifting the community, starting from the bottom

Coming back to East Palo Alto's Gardens neighborhood from some of the most prestigious universities in the world, Antonio...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2020
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Oct 18, 2020 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 1502 Views

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Guest Opinions: Arguments for and against Santa Clara Valley Water District's Measure S

Read opinions for and against the Santa Clara Valley Water District's Measure S, which would raise $45.5 million annually...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2020
Last comment by Citizen , on Oct 18, 2020 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 4683 Views

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With election integrity at top of mind, what is Santa Clara County doing to keep your votes secure?

Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters Shannon Bushey acknowledged concerns that have been raised about election security...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2020
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Oct 16, 2020 at 9:04 am | 9 comments | 3711 Views

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Here's how you can vote in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto voters have several options for returning their completed ballots, which can be dropped off at three drop...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2020
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Seven East Palo Alto City Council candidates seek to set city on a promising path

Read profiles of the seven East Palo Alto City Council candidates, who not only want to tackle some of their community's...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2020
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Juan Mendez: 'A new perspective'

Juan Mendez, a 23-year-old East Palo Alto resident who graduated from the University of California, Berkeley this May, Juan...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2020
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Oct 14, 2020 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 2007 Views

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What Cost Public Investments? What Would the Wealthiest Have to Pay If the Public Hadn't?

So now we learn that the POTUS paid almost nothing in taxes for the last 10-15 years. People are going to talk about...

Original post made by Wondering on Sep. 27, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 14, 2020 at 3:49 pm | 9 comments | 389 Views

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Santa Clara County will no longer seek death penalty, DA says

Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen announced Wednesday that his office will no longer seek the death penalty,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2020
Last comment by john_alderman, on Oct 13, 2020 at 4:10 pm | 10 comments | 4882 Views

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With new technology, Stanford launches COVID-19 study using a simple method: At-home tests

Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have launched a population study to track the spread of COVID-19 throughout...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2020
Last comment by Midlander, on Oct 12, 2020 at 9:17 am | 3 comments | 8703 Views

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NO on measure RR

My ballot recently arrived, and I see that Caltrain wants more of our money despite increased working from home. There have...

Original post made by Bill Hough on Oct. 9, 2020
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