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Bike plan in south Palo Alto faces uphill climb

Months after the City Council enthusiastically endorsed the creation of new bikeways south Palo Alto, the effort has run...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2021
Last comment by StarSpring, 16 hours ago | 38 comments | 10547 Views

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Santa Clara among 3 Bay Area counties urging employers to implement vaccination policy

As the Bay Area experiences an increased rate of COVID-19 cases, particularly among the unvaccinated population, three county...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2021
Last comment by Annette, 20 hours ago | 10 comments | 10746 Views

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Jon Ferraiolo, tech entrepreneur, dies after battling Lou Gehrig's disease

Silicon Valley engineer, entrepreneur, author Jon Ferraiolo died on July 16 after a seven-year battle with amyotrophic lateral...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2021
Last comment by KK551, on Jul 30, 2021 at 10:10 pm | 1 comment | 5226 Views

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Earthwise Productions hosts concert series at Palo Alto Art Center

After a pandemic pause, Palo Alto's Earthwise Productions is back in action, hosting live, local concerts. First up is a...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jul 27, 2021 at 8:40 am | 4 comments | 1642 Views

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Developer drops housing plan near California Avenue

Smith Development, which was preparing to build 75 condominiums near the California Avenue Caltrain station, has dropped...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 26, 2021 at 5:19 pm | 30 comments | 11060 Views

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The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Patricia Harris-Bowman, on Jul 24, 2021 at 9:02 pm | 1203 comments | 412141 Views

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Around Town: Palo Alto Utilities cautions customers about phone scams

In the latest Around Town column, news about a phone scam that demands Palo Alto Utilities customers pay a purportedly overdue...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2021
There are no comments yet. 6161 Views

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Federal funds to help Palo Alto build museum, respond to mental health emergencies

Palo Alto's plans to build a history museum and launch a program for mental health emergencies has received a boost from...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2021
Last comment by Novelera, on Jul 20, 2021 at 7:43 pm | 9 comments | 6355 Views

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New cancer-fighting tech at El Camino is leaving patients with fewer side effects

Blasting cancer patients with a beam of radiation is an imperfect science, but groundbreaking technology is changing the...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2021
Last comment by V, on Jul 19, 2021 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 5462 Views

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Local realtors make good showings in annual rankings

Five teams of local real estate agents and ā€‹13 individual local salespeople were among the top-selling 250 teams and 250...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2563 Views

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Around Town: Two-time mayor lands new role with agency dedicated to improving bay

In the latest Around Town column, news about a former Palo Alto mayor's new role at the San Francisco Bay Conservation and...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jul 11, 2021 at 7:54 pm | 8 comments | 5763 Views

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New 101 bridge project to progress with concrete work this weekend

Another set of road closures are scheduled for this weekend to accommodate work for a city of Palo Alto contractor to pour...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2021
Last comment by Art Liberman, on Jul 10, 2021 at 4:20 pm | 4 comments | 5235 Views

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Around Town: State earmarks $5M to support Center for Economic Mobility

In the latest Around Town column, news about millions of dollars dedicated to building the Center for Economic Mobility in...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5116 Views

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It's a date: Newsom recall election set for Sept. 14

After months of uncertainty, the second recall election in California history will be Sept. 14, Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2021
Last comment by Baron Wong, on Jul 10, 2021 at 8:26 am | 56 comments | 4192 Views

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With 'The Black Index,' Palo Alto Art Center explores representation

The current exhibition at the Palo Alto Art Center, "The Black Index," seeks to "question our reliance on photography as...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2021
Last comment by , on Jul 9, 2021 at 5:13 am | 1 comment | 3967 Views

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City, Tesla strike deal to install 'Superchargers' at downtown parking garage

Eager to accelerate the public transition to electric vehicles, the City Council signed a deal last week with Tesla, allowing...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2021
Last comment by Old PA Resident, on Jul 6, 2021 at 10:30 pm | 6 comments | 7624 Views

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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 | 339 Views

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Around Town: Woman celebrates 100th birthday with family, cake and a mariachi band

In the latest Around Town column, news about a longtime resident who recently turned 100 years old, the City Council bidding...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2021
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Jun 29, 2021 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 6029 Views

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American women grab the gold in Volleyball Nations League

The U.S. women's national volleyball team earned a gold medal Friday with a 26-28, 25-23, 25-23, 25-21 victory over Brazil...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2021
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Jun 28, 2021 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 2659 Views

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Menlo Park Fire Protection District to fete retiring chief

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District is hosting a retirement party this Monday for Chief HaroldĀ Schapelhouman, who has...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 28, 2021 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 3515 Views
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