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Finding Juana

The moment visitors step into the Los Altos History Museum, they're greeted by a wooden awning, painted white and covered...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2018
Last comment by Blue Collar, 11 hours ago | 7 comments | 1286 Views

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Nearly 800 rally to keep Mueller investigation open

An estimated 800 people rallied outside U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo’s Palo Alto office and at City Hall on Thursday night to protest...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 10, 2018 at 8:11 pm | 23 comments | 2071 Views

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Alert: parachuters with flares expected over Stanford tonight

At about 5:45 p.m. tonight, Saturday, Nov. 10, U.S. Army Golden Knight parachuters are scheduled to be dropped from a plane...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2018
Last comment by Question, on Nov 10, 2018 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 1058 Views

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Long, slow lines frustrate San Mateo County voters

A cumbersome voting process and technical glitches resulting in long lines frustrated voters in East Palo Alto Tuesday and...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Tired of the BS, on Nov 9, 2018 at 12:59 am | 7 comments | 1911 Views

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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. 26, 2018
Last comment by Math tutoring, on Nov 7, 2018 at 9:10 pm | 26 comments | 8052 Views

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Holman wins open space district seat

Palo Alto City Councilwoman Karen Holman prevailed Tuesday in an unusually expensive and competitive race for a seat on the...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by musical, on Nov 7, 2018 at 3:04 pm | 5 comments | 1925 Views

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District vendors donate $30K to Ravenswood school board race

The Ravenswood City School District's primary construction management and architecture firms have each contributed $15,000...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2018
Last comment by Concerned parent , on Nov 6, 2018 at 10:46 am | 31 comments | 3894 Views

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East Palo Alto Council candidate finances outstrip competitors

One East Palo Alto City Council candidate has raised more than 10 times the amount of monetary campaign contributions as...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2018
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 5, 2018 at 3:28 pm | 21 comments | 3408 Views

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County, Stanford partner to open clinic for sexual-assault victims

A victim of sexual violence who lives in the northern part of Santa Clara County will soon no longer have to travel to Santa...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2018
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Nov 5, 2018 at 12:28 pm | 7 comments | 3391 Views

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Seven contend for East Palo Alto council seats

On Nov. 6, the East Palo Alto's voters will be tasked with choosing two City Council candidates who will make decisions that...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2018
Last comment by We Are The People, on Nov 4, 2018 at 4:33 pm | 22 comments | 2637 Views

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More than 1,000 turn out for vigil against hate

About 1,000 people of different faiths gathered in solidarity at a Los Altos Hills synagogue on Sunday in response to the...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Nov 2, 2018 at 7:32 pm | 40 comments | 3039 Views

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Guest Opinion: A reminder for our times: Love conquers hate

I was in the gathering of communities organized by and conducted at Congregation Beth Am last Sunday evening in response...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by Love over hate, on Nov 2, 2018 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 1656 Views

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Helping caregivers help themselves

Many caregivers, so focused on taking care of their family members, fail to care for themselves despite the elevated risks...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1419 Views

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Ravenswood school board slate raises $4K

A two-person slate in the Ravenswood City School District Board of Education race, the only two out of nine candidates raising...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2018
Last comment by Truth Teller, on Nov 1, 2018 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 1215 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 Karen Holman has my vote., on Oct 31, 2018 at 11:51 am | 78 comments | 7597 Views

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To prevent sexual assaults, Stanford pilots empowerment program

In a field with little definitive evidence for what actually works to reduce sexual assault, a new program being piloted...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2018
Last comment by undisclosed, on Oct 30, 2018 at 8:12 pm | 12 comments | 2996 Views

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All the 2018 California propositions, each explained in one minute

The reporters and editors at CALmatters worked together on a series of 1-minute video explainers on each of the 2018 California...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
There are no comments yet. 38557 Views

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Fighting cervical cancer with knowledge

Ana Reyes was just 37 years old when she was diagnosed with stage 2 cervical cancer, setting her on a three-year journey...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2018
Last comment by Informative, on Oct 27, 2018 at 4:33 pm | 4 comments | 5144 Views

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Persky ordered to pay recall campaign attorney's fees

Ousted judge Aaron Persky has been ordered to pay $161,825 to the attorney who represented pro bono the campaign that successfully...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2018
Last comment by mauricio, on Oct 26, 2018 at 2:39 pm | 10 comments | 3981 Views

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Supervisors back new $222M psychiatric hospital for kids

Calling it a much-needed resource for youth in crisis, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday gave a full-throated...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2018
Last comment by Millionaire tax, on Oct 21, 2018 at 10:40 pm | 4 comments | 1847 Views
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Post-election reflections -- and sponges
By Diana Diamond | 13 comments | 1,507 views

Couples: Philosophy of Love
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,186 views

El Camino: Another scheme to increase congestion?
By Douglas Moran | 6 comments | 1,129 views

Trials of My Grandmother
By Aldis Petriceks | 1 comment | 624 views