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Freeway closure back on again to install new bridge over U.S. Highway 101

The new bridge over U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto is scheduled to go up this weekend, which will require a segment of the...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2021
Last comment by Buford Lange, on Jun 13, 2021 at 5:28 pm | 4 comments | 9297 Views

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A journey through the Peninsula cheesesteak scene, as told by a Philly native

On the Peninsula, some restaurants pledge authenticity to the cheesesteak by importing their rolls from the East Coast and...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5333 Views

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Sacred Heart Prep boys reach title game of CCS Division IV basketball

Aidan Braccia scored a career-high 34 points in helping Sacred Heart Prep beat Scotts Valley 90-48 in the semifinals of the...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3507 Views

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Live jazz, classical, comedy and more will come to Frost Amphitheater this summer

After a successful spring of screening films al fresco at Frost Amphitheater, Stanford Live is ready to take the next step...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2021
Last comment by , on Jun 11, 2021 at 1:51 am | 1 comment | 6007 Views

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Caps off to the class of 2021: A roundup of stories, photos

As the graduating seniors on the Midpeninsula bid farewell to high school, we've captured their final moments on campus through...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Jun 3, 2021 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 11419 Views

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City, transit agencies announce closures, schedule changes for Memorial Day

The city of Palo Alto and transportation agencies serving the area are slowly resuming normal operations as COVID-19 health...

Original post made on May. 30, 2021
Last comment by Angie, on May 31, 2021 at 7:37 pm | 1 comment | 5226 Views

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Despite extra shots, Mountain View's mass vaccination site remains packed to the brim

Smaller COVID-19 vaccination centers elsewhere in Santa Clara County, including Mountain View, are still overloaded and capped...

Original post made on May. 20, 2021
There are no comments yet. 8316 Views

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Stanford reverses course, saves 11 sports that were set for chopping block

After a controversial decision to cut nearly a third of its varsity sports teams last year, Stanford University has walked...

Original post made on May. 19, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on May 19, 2021 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 5290 Views

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Fuel spill into Matadero Creek prompts concerns about environmental damage

Palo Alto residents and environmental advocates warned Monday that last week's fuel spill into Matadero Creek may hurt local...

Original post made on May. 11, 2021
Last comment by blah, on May 12, 2021 at 10:53 am | 6 comments | 6232 Views

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Santa Clara County extends vaccination sites' hours in race toward herd immunity

Santa Clara County health officials are extending hours at their COVID-19 vaccination sites and planning to roll out a major...

Original post made on May. 2, 2021
Last comment by Me, on May 5, 2021 at 12:17 am | 3 comments | 4973 Views

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Esquer powers Palo Alto past Serra in nonleague baseball game

Xavier Esquer hit two home runs and drove in four runs in the first inning, leading Palo Alto past visiting Serra, 10-5,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3745 Views

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COVID-19 vaccination events this weekend target vulnerable communities

Seeking to improve access to COVID-19 vaccines among hardest-hit populations, Palo Alto's University AME Zion Church and...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4610 Views

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Stanford University prepares to host in-person commencement in June

After a COVID-19-induced hiatus, Stanford University will hold in-person commencement ceremonies in June, university President...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3221 Views

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Local agencies are preparing for another big wildfire year

With the drought in full swing this year, Cal Fire and other agencies are warning that fires are already becoming a threat. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Apr 18, 2021 at 9:52 pm | 4 comments | 4867 Views

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Snapshots of retirement: New book looks at how baby boomers are changing the formula

With greater affluence than their parents' generation, boomers are reinventing retirement with more activity, more passion...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2021
Last comment by Geri Spieler, on Apr 8, 2021 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 1723 Views

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Prep report: Palo Alto boys set a virtual school swimming record

The Palo Alto High 200 free relay team of Ethan Harrington, James Fetter, Eric Gabbassof and Harrison Williams set a school...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4611 Views

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Desk spacing arguments rage as big school districts plan April reopening

While most of California's largest school districts plan on having in-person instruction in April, there's still widespread...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2021
Last comment by The Voice of Palo Alto, on Mar 30, 2021 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 5090 Views

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Longtime East Palo Alto youth nonprofit scrambles to avoid eviction

Youth United for Community Action is racing to preserve its roots in East Palo Alto by raising enough funds to purchase the...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2021
There are no comments yet. 9966 Views

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Despite pandemic, Google announces massive Bay Area expansion plans

COVID-19 and the rise of telecommuting have raised questions about declining demand for office and housing growth and a possible...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Mar 24, 2021 at 7:51 am | 6 comments | 13016 Views

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Landlords, tenants can now apply to cover unpaid rent from past year

California's COVID-19 rent relief application portal went live on March 15, which will help eligible landlords and tenants...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2021
Last comment by Sara A, on Mar 22, 2021 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 10359 Views
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