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La Baguette settles federal lawsuit for $430K in fraudulent PPP claims

A Palo Alto bakery has settled a lawsuit with the federal government for making false claims to acquire $430,000 through...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2023
Last comment by Native to the BAY, 5 hours ago | 9 comments | 3503 Views

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Here's what you need to know about the new teacher-housing project in Palo Alto

Plans are underway to break ground in the next several months on an educator-housing project in Palo Alto that was proposed...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2023
Last comment by Retired PAUSD Teacher, on Feb 3, 2023 at 3:30 pm | 5 comments | 4465 Views

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California snowpack reaches record high in latest survey

The series of atmospheric rivers that hit California in December and January certainly improved the state's snowpack, state...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2023
There are no comments yet. 1517 Views

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Making connections: How a Redwood City woman is fostering community through jigsaw puzzle competitions

Putting together puzzles is more than a pandemic pastime for Emma Taylor, the founder of Peninsula Puzzlers. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2023
There are no comments yet. 3293 Views

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New exhibition explores how nature and geography made a Silicon Valley town what it is today

The Los Altos History Museum's new permanent exhibition, "Making Connections: Stories from the Land," truly gets down to...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2023
Last comment by Jerome Jackson, on Feb 2, 2023 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 1081 Views

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Kings of the court? As pickleball grows, tennis players worry about getting edged out

As pickleball has exploded in popularity, the city has taken notice -- and action. Next month, the City Council is scheduled...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2023
Last comment by Seer, on Jan 30, 2023 at 1:40 pm | 16 comments | 11896 Views

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Terminated Meta content moderators worry about fake news flourishing in their absence

Nearly 200 Meta content moderators who used to work in Mountain View say that the company abruptly terminated their contracts. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2023
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jan 27, 2023 at 1:51 pm | 5 comments | 3531 Views

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Musicians with deep local ties return to Stanford with genre-pushing project Diving Dame

For multitalented, multidisciplinary musicians Zach Moses and Freddy Avis, their Jan. 27 performance at Stanford University’s...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2023
Last comment by kayak, on Jan 27, 2023 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 1386 Views

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Coastal farmworkers eke out a living amid hardship

Shootings, wildfires, the pandemic and other challenges have tested the Coastside's isolated communities, but many of its...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2023
There are no comments yet. 5001 Views

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Palo Alto deals setback to planned foothills home

Building in the foothills is, by nature, a sensitive subject in Palo Alto but the design team behind a Los Trancos Road proposal...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2023
Last comment by Mondoman, on Jan 26, 2023 at 12:45 am | 8 comments | 5540 Views

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Biden flying into Mountain View to visit storm-ravaged Capitola, Aptos

President Joe Biden will visit Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties Thursday to see first-hand the damage from a series of...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jan 23, 2023 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 4930 Views

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Biden stops by Mountain View before heading to Santa Cruz County to survey storm damage

Air Force One landed around 11:41 a.m. on Thursday at the Moffett Federal Airfield, and President Joe Biden emerged about...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jan 22, 2023 at 7:01 pm | 11 comments | 8980 Views

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'Every time it rains, we get wet': For Mountain View's unhoused, dealing with inclement weather is 'business as usual'

For some unhoused folks in Mountain View, a brief respite from the rain on Jan. 4 meant it was time to prepare for what was...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2023
Last comment by Henrietta Layne, on Jan 21, 2023 at 3:20 pm | 7 comments | 4779 Views

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Is California's drought over? Here's what you need to know about rain, snow reservoirs and drought

A dozen days of wet and wild weather haven't ended the drought, and won't cure the driest period in the West in the past...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2023
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Jan 19, 2023 at 1:21 pm | 10 comments | 14652 Views

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Santa Clara County shutters hybrid meetings — for now

Santa Clara County is eliminating hybrid committee meetings in favor of an in-person only format, which residents said could...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2023
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Jan 16, 2023 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 3344 Views

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East Palo Alto taps Portola Valley official to be its new city manager

Melvin Gaines, an East Palo Alto native who has served as assistant town manager of Portola Valley for the last two years,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2023
Last comment by Anony Mouse, on Jan 15, 2023 at 2:46 am | 1 comment | 6243 Views

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What you can expect from Mother Nature this weekend

After a brief lull in the rain and winds on Thursday, two more storms are forecast to hit California in the next 10 days,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2023
There are no comments yet. 4167 Views

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Around Town: Stanford removes Elimination of Harmful Language Initiative website amid backlash

Read news about controversy surrounding Stanford's Elimination of Harmful Language Initiative, a new docuseries about a 1998...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2023
Last comment by Online Name, on Jan 10, 2023 at 11:26 am | 6 comments | 7110 Views

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State bill aims to dim artificial light from California's night skies

In efforts to kickstart mindful artificial light usage in California, dark sky advocates reintroduced legislation in December...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2023
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 9, 2023 at 6:15 pm | 3 comments | 5024 Views

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Want to downsize? Start decluttering now

Midpeninsula residents share their stories on "going small," from giving their belongings away to utilizing local services...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2023
There are no comments yet. 4291 Views
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