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AROUND TOWN

Stanford's Cantor Arts Center hires a new director

Bay Area native Veronica Roberts will take over as director of the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University this summer,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2022
There are no comments yet. 5261 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four teens arrested for Stanford Shopping Center robbery

Palo Alto police arrested four teenagers on Monday evening after they allegedly attempted to carjack a woman and robbed her...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2022
Last comment by Leslie York, on Apr 7, 2022 at 5:09 am | 11 comments | 11170 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three alleged robbers who pepper-sprayed, punched Macy's security officer arrested

Three women who allegedly pepper-sprayed and struck a loss-prevention officer at Stanford Shopping Center when he tried to...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2022
Last comment by eileen , on Apr 6, 2022 at 8:03 pm | 3 comments | 6772 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police push back against attempts to reverse radio encryption

Palo Alto police are pushing back against attempts by some members of the City Council to reverse its policy of encrypting...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 6, 2022 at 1:19 pm | 20 comments | 8305 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill-De Anza board declines to reinstate Thuy Nguyen as president

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District board of trustees declined to reinstate Thuy Nguyen as Foothill College's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2022
Last comment by Citizen, on Apr 6, 2022 at 9:23 am | 2 comments | 4811 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Foothill College's president wants job back after being placed on administrative leave

Five months after being placed on paid administrative leave amid a rift with faculty members, Foothill College President...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2022
Last comment by KEN HOROWITZ, on Apr 5, 2022 at 10:41 pm | 8 comments | 6415 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View police release findings of investigation into crash that killed 13-year-old

Graham Middle School student Andre Retana had fallen off his bicycle in front of a construction truck, whose driver could...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2022
Last comment by relentlesscactus, on Apr 5, 2022 at 8:41 pm | 6 comments | 7590 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Los Altos High student dies in a 'potential fentanyl poisoning'

A Los Altos High student has died in what Mountain View police are calling a "potential fentanyl poisoning," but few details...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2022
Last comment by vmshadle, on Apr 5, 2022 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 6695 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Regional agency urges Palo Alto to keep police radios encrypted

As police Chief Robert Jonsen continues to advocate for keeping all police radio communication closed to the public, he is...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2022
Last comment by Mark, on Apr 4, 2022 at 11:00 pm | 4 comments | 3057 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alleged stalker of Apple CEO agrees to restraining order, gives up firearms

A woman who allegedly stalked Apple CEO Tim Cook, at one point taking a cross-country drive to find him in his Palo Alto...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2022
Last comment by Please Don't, on Apr 4, 2022 at 11:12 am | 3 comments | 5059 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council gives up grant funding for south Palo Alto bike projects

After failing to make progress on new bikeways in south Palo Alto, the City Council agreed on Monday night to give up more...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2022
Last comment by III, on Apr 2, 2022 at 7:28 pm | 17 comments | 7877 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What a Woodside cookbook author learned from road-tripping across California

Erin Gleeson's newest book, "The Forest Feast Road Trip," coincidentally arrives at a time when the pandemic has popularized...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2022
Last comment by Mike Hale, on Apr 2, 2022 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 4652 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Developers propose affordable housing, lab, offices on Ravenswood land

The Ravenswood City School District hopes to finalize long-term lease agreements to develop two of its sites and use the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2022
Last comment by stopgoliath.org, on Apr 1, 2022 at 9:20 pm | 2 comments | 3915 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

$1.5 million granted for Mountain View phase of Baylands restoration project

A federal grant to fully fund a wetlands restoration feasibility study to protect against flooding and improve wildlife habitat...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2022
Last comment by SE Hinton, on Apr 1, 2022 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 3857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Curtain's up: Gunn choir holds first indoor show without masks in 2 years

This week, dozens of Gunn High students and teachers were able to come together on stage in the school's theater to put on...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Apr 1, 2022 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 4254 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

As aging population rises, more people turn to hospice for enrichment, comfort

For patients and families accustomed to exhaustive treatments, hospice can feel like giving up, or even hastening death....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Apr 1, 2022 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 5103 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pets In Need extends its stay in Palo Alto for six months

In a gesture of reconciliation after last year's dramatic rupture, Pets In Need has told Palo Alto that it will delay the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4365 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Does VTA's leadership need an overhaul? Berman gathers ideas for how to do it

A Silicon Valley legislator wants big changes for the region's major transit agency, and not everyone is on board. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2022
Last comment by Jim Donnegan, on Apr 1, 2022 at 8:46 am | 8 comments | 3126 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blooms, birds and bees: 10 gardens to visit on the 20th annual Growing Natives Garden Tour

Gardeners and plant lovers alike are abuzz over the return of the Growing Natives Garden Tour, which went virtual the last...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3607 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County offers prescription drug cost reimbursement for chronically ill residents

Santa Clara County has begun offering financial support to residents with chronic illnesses like asthma and diabetes who...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2022
Last comment by Just Sayin', on Mar 31, 2022 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 3196 Views
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