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Environmental watchdog group sues Valley Water over alleged fish-killing practices

The watchdog group San Francisco Baykeeper filed suit on Tuesday against the Santa Clara Valley Water District for allegedly...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2022
Last comment by Mike Shepard, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 1339 Views

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The sheriff's race: What the candidates would do about the jails and staffing

The Palo Alto Weekly asked contenders for Santa Clara County Sheriff, Kevin Jensen and Robert "Bob" Jonsen, to weigh in on...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Sep 29, 2022 at 1:48 pm | 4 comments | 2124 Views

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Flying out of SFO? Better bring your own food

Nearly a thousand fast food workers went on strike at the San Francisco International Airport on Monday, causing many food...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2022
Last comment by Erika Prescott, on Sep 29, 2022 at 1:04 pm | 6 comments | 2277 Views

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Climate activists take to Palo Alto streets to demand action from local politicians

With youth at the forefront, a group of 60 climate activists rallied in front of Palo Alto City Hall on Sept. 23 to demand...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2022
Last comment by Meg Williams, on Sep 29, 2022 at 9:29 am | 7 comments | 4576 Views

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Dramatic spike in abandoned huskies leaves many up for adoption at animal shelter

The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA is experiencing a large spike in the number of husky and husky-mix dogs at their shelter,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2022
Last comment by Erika Prescott, on Sep 28, 2022 at 4:11 pm | 8 comments | 8349 Views

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Why it's so hard for kids in crisis to access the mental health care they need in Santa Clara County

Peninsula teen Brian has battled depression and suicidal behavior since he was 10 years old. When he was in crisis, his family...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Sep 27, 2022 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 5056 Views

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Multifaith Peace Picnic urges community to 'move from fear to friendship'

A crowd of nearly 200 people expressed their support for a more peaceful and inclusive world during a Multifaith Peace Picnic...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2022
Last comment by Samina Sundas, on Sep 17, 2022 at 1:37 pm | 25 comments | 3227 Views

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Stunned by rising costs, Palo Alto seeks to renegotiate deal for wastewater plant

After signing a deal with Valley Water in 2019 for new wastewater-treatment facilities, City Council members confronted this...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 16, 2022 at 5:52 pm | 7 comments | 4057 Views

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Santa Clara County rescinds COVID vaccine mandate for workers in high-risk settings

Santa Clara County's health officer rescinded a health order that required workers at county health care and long-term care...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2388 Views

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New housing bills target parking rules, commercial sites

California cities would be required to abolish parking mandates in transit-rich areas and allow housing developments at sites...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2022
Last comment by Eeyore, on Sep 13, 2022 at 8:41 am | 37 comments | 5329 Views

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Driverless food delivery: Nuro teams up with Uber Eats to deploy autonomous vehicles in Mountain View

Nuro and Uber are embarking on a new multiyear partnership to use Nuro's driverless electric vehicles for food deliveries...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2022
Last comment by Arnold Jensen USN (ret.), on Sep 12, 2022 at 1:16 pm | 6 comments | 6354 Views

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Santa Clara County now offers omicron-targeting COVID booster vaccines

Santa Clara County began administering the new COVID-19 booster vaccines Wednesday, offering protection against two subvariants...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2022
Last comment by Lyle Chandler, on Sep 12, 2022 at 8:18 am | 4 comments | 2964 Views

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California to refer to monkeypox as MPX to avoid stigmatization of name

State public health officials said Wednesday that they will avoid using the term monkeypox when possible going forward, referring...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Sep 7, 2022 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 1981 Views

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Woman charged with hate crime after attacking teen wearing a hijab in Mountain View

A woman accused of attacking an 18-year-old woman in downtown Mountain View and calling her a terrorist has been charged...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2022
Last comment by One Town Over, on Sep 7, 2022 at 9:50 am | 19 comments | 3446 Views

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Heat advisories extended through Thursday evening

A statewide Flex Alert has been issued for Monday as a heat wave impacts California with blistering temperatures over the...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2022
Last comment by Lei Zhao, on Sep 6, 2022 at 6:24 pm | 4 comments | 3159 Views

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California phases out new gas cars — so what's next for electric cars?

California will revolutionize the car market by ending sales of new gas cars within 12 years, forcing car buyers to switch...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Sep 3, 2022 at 11:15 am | 17 comments | 8582 Views

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Expected heat wave spurs Spare the Air alert for Saturday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Saturday. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2022/09/02/expected-heat-wa...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Sep 2, 2022 at 4:28 pm | 3 comments | 1711 Views

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Environmental group reports high number of fish deaths around the Bay

Environmental group San Francisco Baykeeper reported Sunday a harmful algae bloom is killing fish in massive numbers around...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2022
Last comment by Jake Garrand, on Aug 30, 2022 at 8:28 am | 5 comments | 2350 Views

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Opinion: 30x30: A vision to protect our planet

Our region is taking the lead on climate action but we need to do more to reach 30x30 goals. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2022/08/26/opinion-30x30-a...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Aug 29, 2022 at 7:18 pm | 3 comments | 3451 Views

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Downtown Streets Enterprises creates paying gigs for homeless clients

A growing work program under the auspices of the Downtown Streets Team is creating full-time transitional jobs for its formerly...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Aug 28, 2022 at 2:48 pm | 3 comments | 3295 Views
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