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Through nonprofit, Roger Smith helps victims navigate the court process, provides emotional support

Roger Smith has served as CEO of a major bank, created multiple nonprofits, run for city council and volunteered for numerous...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cammie Vail plants seeds of growth for local nonprofits

In January 2020, Cammie Vail filed her six month's notice for retirement after 17 years as the Palo Alto Community Fund's...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
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Pastor Paul Bains brings jobs, housing to low-income residents through nonprofit

For years, Pastor Paul Bains has advocated for the most vulnerable members of the community. His impact reaches far beyond...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
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After 91 seasons, Palo Alto Players still packs a full house

The Palo Alto Players have not only marked its 91st season but have also just announced the lineup for the company's 92nd...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
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Peninsula Open Space Trust keeps 80,000+ acres of local landscape green

Even those who haven't heard about the Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) have certainly seen its footprint on the greater...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
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Premier Properties helps its tenants avert evictions, survive the pandemic

Walk down any of Palo Alto's main commercial corridors, and one will likely pass by a building managed by Premier Properties....

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
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City banks on new tech to meet climate goals

​​Palo Alto faces a tough road ahead to meeting its climate change goals, but Mayor Pat Burt believes the city can still...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Apr 15, 2022 at 8:10 am | 2 comments | 4018 Views

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Report to California Legislature: Prepare for sweeping effects of climate change

From housing and health to transportation and education, the Legislative Analyst's Office provides a litany of sobering climate...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2022
Last comment by Chris G Zaharias, on Apr 14, 2022 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 4364 Views

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Santa Clara County district attorney candidates debate priorities

Two Democrats running for Santa Clara County district attorney are trading barbs as they outline dramatically different visions...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 12, 2022 at 9:22 pm | 2 comments | 5122 Views

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The Muwekma Ohlone have been here for more than 2,000 years. The government says they're not a tribe.

The Bay Area's first people want more than to merely exist: They're seeking federal recognition of their tribal status, which...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2022
Last comment by Sue Dremann, on Apr 12, 2022 at 7:54 am | 10 comments | 11730 Views

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Santa Clara County forms working group to reduce fentanyl deaths, trafficking

Santa Clara County officials announced Friday the establishment of a working group that will focus on reducing local deaths...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Apr 9, 2022 at 12:01 pm | 4 comments | 5124 Views

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Los Altos High student dies in a 'potential fentanyl poisoning'

A Los Altos High student has died in what Mountain View police are calling a "potential fentanyl poisoning," but few details...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2022
Last comment by vmshadle, on Apr 5, 2022 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 7878 Views

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Regional agency urges Palo Alto to keep police radios encrypted

As police Chief Robert Jonsen continues to advocate for keeping all police radio communication closed to the public, he is...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2022
Last comment by Mark, on Apr 4, 2022 at 11:00 pm | 4 comments | 3771 Views

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What a Woodside cookbook author learned from road-tripping across California

Erin Gleeson's newest book, "The Forest Feast Road Trip," coincidentally arrives at a time when the pandemic has popularized...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2022
Last comment by Mike Hale, on Apr 2, 2022 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 5427 Views

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$1.5 million granted for Mountain View phase of Baylands restoration project

A federal grant to fully fund a wetlands restoration feasibility study to protect against flooding and improve wildlife habitat...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2022
Last comment by SE Hinton, on Apr 1, 2022 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 4399 Views

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As aging population rises, more people turn to hospice for enrichment, comfort

For patients and families accustomed to exhaustive treatments, hospice can feel like giving up, or even hastening death....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Apr 1, 2022 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 7066 Views

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Does VTA's leadership need an overhaul? Berman gathers ideas for how to do it

A Silicon Valley legislator wants big changes for the region's major transit agency, and not everyone is on board. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2022
Last comment by Jim Donnegan, on Apr 1, 2022 at 8:46 am | 8 comments | 3877 Views

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Santa Clara County offers prescription drug cost reimbursement for chronically ill residents

Santa Clara County has begun offering financial support to residents with chronic illnesses like asthma and diabetes who...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2022
Last comment by Just Sayin', on Mar 31, 2022 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 5804 Views

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Newsom imposes new California water restrictions — leaves details to locals

Still resisting statewide water rationing for parched California, Gov. Gavin Newsom is asking local suppliers to tighten...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Mar 31, 2022 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 2843 Views

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As Russian invasion continues, local Ukrainians find allies in their communities

With their native land in crisis, the Ukrainian population in Palo Alto, Mountain View and other Peninsula cities has become...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2022
Last comment by PA Community Advocate, on Mar 29, 2022 at 8:36 pm | 2 comments | 8553 Views
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