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Three months into shutdown, Palo Alto brings back more city services

A few more city services have become available again to Palo Alto residents, though they can expect some changes due to the...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by Tracey, 9 hours ago | 2 comments | 3235 Views

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What does fine dining look like during a pandemic?

The Village Pub reopened in Woodside in June. While many of the signature touches of the Michelin-starred restaurant are...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2020
Last comment by Anonymous, 19 hours ago | 2 comments | 1818 Views

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Guest Opinion: We need COVID-19 herd immunity

For COVID-19 to become history, herd immunity has to be reached, or extensive testing and a potent antiviral medicine have...

Original post made on May. 8, 2020
Last comment by C, on Jul 8, 2020 at 9:40 pm | 76 comments | 9098 Views

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Palo Alto artist creates Triple El neighborhood murals

Cubberley Artist Studio Program member Martha Sakellariou has created temporary murals on neighborhood buildings with the...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2020
Last comment by Triple El, on Jul 8, 2020 at 12:42 am | 3 comments | 2524 Views

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Stanford football players can now return to the playing field

Members of Stanford's football team now have the option to return to the playing field for preseason practice as of July...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2020
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Jul 7, 2020 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 1273 Views

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Around Town: 91-year-old woman fulfills lifelong dream of completing bachelor's degree

In the latest Around Town column, news about a 91-year-old Palo Alto woman who recently finished her bachelor's degree, the...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2020
Last comment by Smiley, on Jul 6, 2020 at 10:02 am | 2 comments | 5461 Views

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Fireworks, Bangs, Explosive Noises.

For the past couple of weeks, the bangs, have started early and finish late at least 6 - 11 pm every night. They annoy the...

Original post made by Palo Verde on Jun. 13, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 5, 2020 at 10:45 pm | 29 comments | 3592 Views

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Who needs fireworks? Celebrating the Fourth of July in an unusual year

For those accustomed to celebrating Fourth of July with big parties, parades, chili cook-offs, fireworks, and concerts, the...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 4, 2020 at 9:56 pm | 7 comments | 3527 Views

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Menlo Park's Tara de la Garza makes public art for the 'Plastocene' era

Tara de la Garza's Monument to Plastocene IV is installed in downtown Redwood City's Art Kiosk through July 5. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2020
Last comment by Midtown, on Jun 30, 2020 at 1:12 pm | 3 comments | 2298 Views

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Fearing a lawsuit, Palo Alto backs conversion of President Hotel

In a dramatic about-face, the Palo Alto City Council agreed on Tuesday night to approve the conversion of the iconic President...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 29, 2020 at 8:35 pm | 66 comments | 7170 Views

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Around Town: Student's argument for universal vote-by-mail recognized by The New York Times

In the latest Around Town column, news about a local student's editorial that was recently published by The New York Times,...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2020
Last comment by Absentee Voter, on Jun 29, 2020 at 2:23 pm | 4 comments | 3987 Views

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Stanford to reopen Dish area on July 6

Stanford press release: https://news.stanford.edu/2020/06/29/stanford-reopen-dish-area/ "Many of the guidelines are now...

Original post made by resident on Jun. 29, 2020
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Caltrain, SamTrans launch COVID-19 customer surveys

Caltrain and SamTrans launched customer surveys to try to find out rider preferences and priorities amid the coronavirus...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by NeilsonBuchanan, on Jun 29, 2020 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 1668 Views

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Commissioner resigns after council declines to consider opening Foothills Park to non-residents

A member of the Parks and Recreation Commission who has led the effort to open Foothills Park to non-residents announced...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2020
Last comment by Wow , on Jun 29, 2020 at 9:49 am | 60 comments | 7221 Views

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How 12 million pounds of food get distributed during a pandemic

Since the coronavirus hit the Bay Area, ushering in a shutdown that's ravaging local businesses and spiking unemployment,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2020
Last comment by Hungry, on Jun 27, 2020 at 9:20 pm | 5 comments | 7013 Views

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Palo Alto seeks artists to create Black Lives Matter mural

Bay Area artists are invited to respond to a call from the Palo Alto Public Art Program to work on a collaborative Black...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jun 26, 2020 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 3267 Views

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Labor talks sputter as Palo Alto approves major budget cuts

Palo Alto concluded one of its most brutal budget seasons in recent memory on Monday night, when the City Council approved...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Frankie , on Jun 25, 2020 at 2:51 pm | 27 comments | 6715 Views

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County on state 'watchlist' after COVID-19 case uptick

Santa Clara County had its second highest number of COVID-19 cases ever recorded for a single day on Tuesday, raising concerns...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Jun 24, 2020 at 11:18 pm | 20 comments | 8037 Views

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After 40 years, a warrior for animals rides off into the sunset

After a decadeslong journey through Palo Alto's animal kingdom, Animal Services Officer William Warrior retired on Thursday....

Original post made on May. 1, 2020
Last comment by GeoffPaulsen, on Jun 23, 2020 at 8:58 pm | 15 comments | 6041 Views

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California community colleges win suit over federal emergency financial relief

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Education could not place eligibility restrictions on California...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Arjun Nagar, on Jun 23, 2020 at 5:53 am | 1 comment | 2936 Views
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