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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supreme Court overturns federal abortion rights

The U.S. Supreme Court reversed the court's Roe v. Wade decision granting women the federal right to an abortion in the United...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2022
Last comment by ndn, on Jun 29, 2022 at 5:58 pm | 10 comments | 4271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PE teacher charged with sexually assaulting student

A Palo Alto Unified School District physical education teacher has been charged with sexual assault on a female student,...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2022
Last comment by Samuel L., on Jun 29, 2022 at 5:23 pm | 55 comments | 28344 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In their scrubs and white coats, Stanford doctors rally against Roe v. Wade decision

Hundreds gathered outside of the Li Ka Shing Center at the Stanford School of Medicine on a hot Monday afternoon to rally...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2022
Last comment by John, on Jun 29, 2022 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 3076 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay restoration project gets $1M grant for flood control

A project to protect and restore more than 500 acres of critical shore area habitats in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park received...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2022
Last comment by revdreileen, on Jun 29, 2022 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 1924 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opinion: Palo Alto's water use is not what it should be

Palo Alto has a strong sustainability focus. So, it was a surprise to learn that Palo Alto is ranked 22 out of 26 local water...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2022
Last comment by Dee, on Jun 29, 2022 at 12:22 pm | 25 comments | 6398 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California tax relief: What's in the deal

After weeks of talks, Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders announce a tax relief plan that includes refunds of as much...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2022
Last comment by birdie, on Jun 29, 2022 at 11:31 am | 4 comments | 1734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Streets Team CEO Eileen Richardson to retire

After 17 years at the helm of the Downtown Streets Team, CEO Eileen Richardson will retire. An interim CEO will be named...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2022
Last comment by felix, on Jun 28, 2022 at 6:41 pm | 2 comments | 2219 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Officials from Santa Clara, San Mateo counties vow support for out-of-state patients seeking abortions

Elected officials vowed to protect abortion rights and reproductive health care after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v....

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2022
Last comment by Virginia Smedberg, on Jun 28, 2022 at 2:58 am | 1 comment | 2691 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Supreme Court 'bows out' on abortion, former federal judge says

The Supreme Court's reversal of Roe v. Wade will likely call into question further limitations on women's reproductive rights...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2022
Last comment by Anneke, on Jun 27, 2022 at 4:19 pm | 5 comments | 4684 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Paly speech and debate team walks away from national tournament with first championship

In the latest column, news about the Palo Alto High Speech and Debate competitor who won a national championship, a first...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

More candidates explore run for Palo Alto City Council

The pool of candidates seeking to fill seats on the Palo Alto City Council may soon expand, with three residents recently...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2022
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jun 26, 2022 at 10:01 pm | 1 comment | 4060 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Environmental impact report released for SF to SJ section of high-speed rail

The new final environmental impact report for the San Francisco to San Jose section of California's high-speed rail project...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2022
Last comment by Leslie York, on Jun 26, 2022 at 1:33 pm | 3 comments | 2747 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council backs design revisions to proposed LifeMoves shelter

Despite uncertainty over funding, Palo Alto is continuing to refine its plan to build a transitional-housing complex that...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2022
Last comment by Laura Taylor, on Jun 25, 2022 at 6:45 pm | 2 comments | 3385 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Up close and personal: 2022 Peninsula Photo Contest winners bring focus to obscure moments

Whether viewing the world from underwater or using a flash to illuminate everyday objects in a new way, the winning images...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto passes emergency law to restrict firearms shops

Responding to a recent surge in gun sales around Santa Clara County, Palo Alto on Tuesday adopted an emergency law that would...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2022
Last comment by Justin Taylor, on Jun 24, 2022 at 12:58 pm | 3 comments | 5507 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sweeping deal aims to transform former Fry's Electronics site

Palo Alto and The Sobrato Organization have reached a deal that would pave the way for new townhomes, a park, affordable...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2022
Last comment by JonnyK, on Jun 24, 2022 at 10:42 am | 6 comments | 7126 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Update: Stanford cancels classes through Friday due to power outage

A power failure caused by damage to transmission equipment from the Edgewood Fire in San Mateo County has caused Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2022
Last comment by wmconlon, on Jun 24, 2022 at 2:21 am | 1 comment | 5548 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County officials request state audit of VTA

Assembly member Marc Berman, who's fighting to change the leadership of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority,...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Jun 23, 2022 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 1447 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's showtime: Stanford Theatre to reopen on July 9

Peninsula film lovers will soon be able to once again catch a classic movie and hear the Wurlitzer play when the downtown...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2022
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 23, 2022 at 12:57 pm | 1 comment | 6207 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto passes 'restoration' budget as revenues recover

With revenues bouncing back after a pandemic slump, the Palo Alto City Council approved on Monday a budget that restores...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Jun 23, 2022 at 12:27 pm | 5 comments | 2969 Views
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