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Why a Coastside animal sanctuary had to make a new home on the east coast

For years, Kevin the pig, Gizmo the cow, and Paco the llama enjoyed the sprawling pastures of Half Moon Bay’s nonprofit...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2022
Last comment by Fritzie Blue, on Jul 23, 2022 at 9:53 pm | 1 comment | 21910 Views

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Rep. Jackie Speier arrested outside Supreme Court at abortion rights protest

Speier was among 17 members of Congress and 35 people overall who were arrested Tuesday in an abortion rights protest outside...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2022
Last comment by Scotty, on Jul 23, 2022 at 5:05 pm | 8 comments | 3038 Views

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Bracing for Stanford growth, county looks to beef up housing, transportation requirements

Santa Clara County is preparing to adopt new policies that would require Stanford University to construct more affordable...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Jul 21, 2022 at 7:56 pm | 6 comments | 5988 Views

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Stanford Medicine steps up fellowship training in abortion care

As some states adopt abortion bans in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Stanford University...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Jul 21, 2022 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 2773 Views

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East Palo Alto to tow RVs and expand housing options

Starting Friday, the city will begin towing oversize vehicles in accordance with the law for the first time since the pandemic...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jul 19, 2022 at 7:01 pm | 13 comments | 7441 Views

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Health care costs keep rising. A new California agency aims to fix that

Consumer advocates and some legislators have been battling to rein in escalating health care costs. The state has created...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2022
Last comment by Anneke, on Jul 18, 2022 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 6032 Views

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How dancer, designer and author Kelly Schmutte found the secret to saving ballerina feet

When dancer and designer Kelly Schmutte went to put on her first pair of pointe shoes as a young dancer, it wasn't the beautiful...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2022
Last comment by Virginia Smedberg, on Jul 16, 2022 at 11:31 pm | 1 comment | 4922 Views

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MTC aims to develop single mapping, wayfinding system for Bay Area transit

The Bay Area's myriad transit agencies could soon utilize a single mapping system after the region's transportation planning...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Jul 15, 2022 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 1787 Views

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Contagious COVID variant puts Santa Clara County on alert

COVID-19 infections are on the rise in Santa Clara County again, and officials are urging residents to masks up -- even in...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Jul 12, 2022 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 4646 Views

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Group of 4 arrested for allegedly shoplifting laundry detergent, cooked chicken from Midtown Safeway

Two men and two teenagers who allegedly stole from the store were confronted by an employee before they fled and were later...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2022
Last comment by Grew Up Here, on Jul 9, 2022 at 9:39 am | 10 comments | 5703 Views

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Redefining downtowns: Cities bank on 1970s planning tool to bring in new housing

Many cities on the Peninsula and around the Bay Area that are relying on precise plans to transform their downtowns. Those...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2022
Last comment by Paige, on Jul 8, 2022 at 1:56 pm | 24 comments | 19587 Views

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Is this a scam? Tips to identify fraud schemes and who to call for help

Scammers targeting older adults are experts at throwing their victims off balance by presenting urgent situations that can...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Jul 6, 2022 at 10:18 pm | 9 comments | 5884 Views

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California fails to collect basic abortion data — even as it invites an out-of-state influx

As California vows to protect abortion rights, it lacks the data that would help estimate how many out-of-state women may...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2022
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Jul 5, 2022 at 8:09 pm | 2 comments | 1870 Views

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Second suspected case of monkeypox identified in Santa Clara County

Another probable case of monkeypox has been found in a county resident, the county Public Health Department said Thursday....

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2022
Last comment by Julia Withers, on Jul 5, 2022 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 4152 Views

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The Palo Alto City Council demanded details on revised police policies. Here's what the agency had to say.

Responding to a recent audit, the Palo Alto Police Department has revised numerous policies pertaining to internal investigations,...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2022
Last comment by Darin Long, on Jul 4, 2022 at 10:22 am | 4 comments | 4583 Views

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'It was crazy.' Emerald Hills residents watched flames from Edgewood Fire erupt just a few hundred feet away

Locals packed up kids, dogs and even horses when the Edgewood Fire prompted evacuation orders on Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2022
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After Roe: What happens to abortion in California?

Now that the Supreme Court has overturned the Roe decision, here are key takeaways of what to expect for abortion in the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2022
Last comment by Mark Goren, on Jun 29, 2022 at 7:06 pm | 7 comments | 3902 Views

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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 | 6117 Views

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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 | 4288 Views

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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 | 2578 Views
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