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New bike-to-work app incentivizes Palo Alto workers with cash rewards

The Palo Alto Transportation Management Association has received a federal grant to develop a new app that incentivizes workers...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2022
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Oct 21, 2022 at 12:55 am | 5 comments | 3967 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another diesel spill triggers cleanup efforts at Palo Alto VA campus

Palo Alto fire officials assessed environmental damage this week after more than 50 gallons of diesel fuel spilled out a...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Oct 20, 2022 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 3012 Views

AROUND TOWN

Your questions about California's gas rebate answered

To help with the high price of gas -- and the rising cost of living -- California started sending payments ranging from $200...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2022
Last comment by JB, on Oct 20, 2022 at 11:44 am | 4 comments | 2681 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Yes on Measure L to allow gas utility profits to continue supporting the general fund

For the time being, the transfers from the gas utility need to continue, at least until the city develops a full financial...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Oct 20, 2022 at 11:07 am | 14 comments | 3103 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Accusations fly in Santa Clara County sheriff's race

Candidates in the race to become the next Santa Clara County sheriff are taking the gloves off as Nov. 8 approaches, both...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2022
Last comment by Derrick , on Oct 20, 2022 at 9:37 am | 4 comments | 25078 Views

AROUND TOWN

Diwali marks a time for renewing community ties and building new ones

Celebrating Diwali on the Peninsula may seem like a world apart from the festivities in India, but not for Disha Chopra,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Oct 19, 2022 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 2678 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report details alleged investigation cover-up in Sheriff's Office handling of inmate injury

A probe into a 2018 case of a man who severely injured himself while being transported between jails may have been closed...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Oct 19, 2022 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 2137 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Perspectives for and against Palo Alto ballot measures

In the interests of providing voters with the reasoning behind support and opposition for measures K and L, we're publishing...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by Palo Alto native, on Oct 19, 2022 at 7:19 am | 3 comments | 3016 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford apologizes for historical bias against Jewish students

Stanford University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne has published a formal apology to the Jewish community for the university's...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2022
Last comment by Genevieve Parsons, on Oct 18, 2022 at 9:12 am | 7 comments | 3752 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Yes on Measure K, establishing modest business tax

Although Measure K is far from ideal, Palo Alto is currently one of the few cities of its size in the area to have no local...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by Rob, on Oct 18, 2022 at 9:02 am | 11 comments | 3689 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What you need to know about voter fraud in California

You're hearing a lot more about election integrity - for a lot of reasons. Since the 2020 election, the issue has been fueled...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2022
Last comment by Chris G Zaharias, on Oct 18, 2022 at 9:01 am | 3 comments | 3325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How a Palo Alto couple is seeking to foster community through Gamelandia

When Berry Hatfield and Lisa Joyce moved to Palo Alto about a year and a half ago, they were surprised to there wasn’t...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2022
Last comment by rsmithjr, on Oct 17, 2022 at 3:14 pm | 3 comments | 7527 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opinion: No on Measure L

If gas utility profits are transferred to the general fund, they'll be allocated among all the competing budget items that...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by staying home, on Oct 17, 2022 at 1:41 pm | 17 comments | 2622 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

World's largest digital camera debuts in Menlo Park

The largest digital camera in the world is in Menlo Park, on its way to a north Chilean mountaintop to map the stars, hopefully...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2022
Last comment by Barron Parker Too, on Oct 17, 2022 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 3835 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ingrid Campos: Parents' rights and 'traditional' values

Ingrid Campos is running for a seat on the Palo Alto school board with what she describes as a focus on parents' rights in...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2022
Last comment by Forever Name, on Oct 17, 2022 at 7:50 am | 20 comments | 4483 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sweltering days prompt school district to consider fast-tracking air conditioning installation

Palo Alto Unified is looking at options to fast-track the addition of air conditioning to elementary and middle school classrooms. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2022
Last comment by Richard Hayes, on Oct 16, 2022 at 3:33 pm | 11 comments | 3604 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Local students among recipients of new Amazon scholarship

In the latest column, news about local students who have received an Amazon Future Engineer Hardware Design & Engineering...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Oct 16, 2022 at 12:33 am | 1 comment | 3714 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Santa Clara County unveils plan for new primary health care clinic in Palo Alto-Mountain View area

Santa Clara County's health care system plans to bring much-needed services to the Palo Alto-Mountain View area with a new...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2022
Last comment by Richard Hayes, on Oct 15, 2022 at 2:57 pm | 5 comments | 5787 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opinion: Yes on Measures K and L

Measure K, will provide almost $10 million annually to the Palo Alto budget to fund critical efforts in the community. Measure...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by T. PAR, on Oct 15, 2022 at 2:25 pm | 6 comments | 3432 Views

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Palo Alto shoots for carbon neutrality by 2030

Seeking to make the city a model in the global battle against climate change, the Palo Alto City Council adopted on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2022
Last comment by Larry, on Oct 14, 2022 at 7:06 pm | 45 comments | 7785 Views
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