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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves toward adoption of license plate readers

Palo Alto edged closer to installing automated license plate readers in about two dozen locations around town when the City...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2022
Last comment by Gnar, on Oct 27, 2022 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 3151 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Kevin Jensen for Sheriff

The next sheriff will face a monumental challenge to improve transparency, accountability and communication after years of...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 27, 2022 at 8:41 am | 4 comments | 10600 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

South bay earthquake elicits surprised reactions from Palo Alto residents

Palo Alto residents were jolted by an earthquake that struck the south bay late Tuesday morning. The temblor happened at...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2022
Last comment by P2L1, on Oct 26, 2022 at 7:20 pm | 6 comments | 7428 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Santa Clara Valley Water District candidates focus on a sustainable water future

The two people who are facing off in the Nov. 8 election for the district 7 seat on the Valley Water board of directors weigh...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2022
Last comment by Sameoldthing, on Oct 26, 2022 at 1:32 pm | 17 comments | 7328 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents, activists irked by evolving Ventura plan

As Palo Alto's plan to revitalize a section of the Ventura neighborhood enters its final phase, neighborhood residents and...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2022
Last comment by resident3, on Oct 26, 2022 at 8:41 am | 10 comments | 3998 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What you need to know about the California governor debate

In their only scheduled debate, Gov. Gavin Newsom and challenger Brian Dahle clashed on abortion right, homelessness, public...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2022
Last comment by Marcy Davis, on Oct 26, 2022 at 8:34 am | 9 comments | 1988 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Buried car case: Former owner of the Atherton home had a long criminal history

Johnny Bocktune Lew, the former owner of the Atherton home where a buried car was found on Oct. 20, had a criminal history...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2022
Last comment by Jennifer, on Oct 25, 2022 at 6:42 pm | 6 comments | 15283 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Debate unpacks where East Palo Alto City Council candidates stand on public safety, jobs for residents

East Palo Alto voters got their chance to hear City Council candidates discuss top issues facing the city during a Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2022
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Oct 25, 2022 at 6:17 pm | 3 comments | 2688 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

For East Palo Alto landlords, Measure L would increase taxes

A measure to increase a business tax that would impact nearly all residential landlords who own property in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2022
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Oct 25, 2022 at 12:33 pm | 6 comments | 3337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council pans housing proposal at Creekside Inn site

A developer's plan to build hundreds of apartments on the El Camino Real site currently occupied by Creekside Inn appeared...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2022
Last comment by GaleJohnson, on Oct 25, 2022 at 1:23 am | 85 comments | 8124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Secretary of State Antony Blinken talks U.S. security issues during Stanford visit

Speaking to a packed auditorium at Stanford University's Hoover Institution on Monday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2902 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: The legacy of community media needs new life breathed into it to survive

A handful of staff and volunteers are what's left of the Midpen Media Center. It needs life breathed into it to survive and...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2022
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Oct 24, 2022 at 10:52 am | 3 comments | 3134 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power outage Saturday affects 123 Palo Alto customers

City of Palo Alto Utilities is reporting a power outage for 123 customers in the Garland and Midtown neighborhoods. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2022
Last comment by Stronger Together, on Oct 24, 2022 at 10:47 am | 5 comments | 2206 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

CalMatters 2022 general election Vote Guide makes nonpartisan information accessible to all Californians

CalMatters' fall 2022 Voter Guide has debuted ahead of election day to be a nonpartisan resource for all Californians. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2022
Last comment by nitamiller, on Oct 24, 2022 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 1333 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pets In Need staff won't face trial in puppy-deaths case

Three women who faced misdemeanor charges related to the deaths of seven puppies in a hot van last summer were granted acceptance...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 23, 2022 at 9:04 am | 10 comments | 5666 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Safe parking site offers refuge in one of the Bay Area's most expensive cities

While safe parking sites like the one near the Palo Alto Baylands allows residents to access services and assistance, finding...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Oct 22, 2022 at 11:23 pm | 35 comments | 5769 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County health officer urges residents to get new COVID booster before holiday season

Santa Clara County's top health official urged residents Monday to get an updated COVID-19 booster vaccine if they are eligible...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2022
Last comment by rdc, on Oct 22, 2022 at 1:16 pm | 12 comments | 3069 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gathering 'Momentum'

If you have ever drawn a doodle or design in the air with your finger, then wished it could have been captured in solid form,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2022
Last comment by ArtL, on Oct 22, 2022 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 448 Views

MOVIES

Cadaver dogs indicate there might be human remains in buried car in Atherton

Atherton police are trying to get to the bottom of why a car reported stolen in 1992 was buried in the yard of a home on...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Oct 22, 2022 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 2889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four strive to fill three seats on the Menlo Park fire district board

Two incumbents and two newcomers are on the Nov. 8 ballot running for a seat on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Oct 21, 2022 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 5052 Views
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