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Santa Clara County DA: Supervisors violated open meeting law when appointing new county manager

District Attorney Jeff Rosen is demanding the Board of Supervisors nullify and revote on its appointment of a new county...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2022
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 16, 2022 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 3143 Views

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RSV infections dominating children's current illnesses

A trifecta of fall and winter illnesses are striking children, with one, respiratory syncytial virus, surging throughout...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2022
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 16, 2022 at 7:51 am | 2 comments | 4331 Views

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Climate bills brighten mood at Palo Alto summit

Energized by expected windfalls from state and federal climate bills, Silicon Valley's elected leaders, industry experts...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2022
Last comment by MBH, on Nov 15, 2022 at 10:07 am | 4 comments | 3713 Views

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Attorney general files suit against manufacturers of 'forever chemicals'

California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced Thursday the filing of a lawsuit against 18 manufacturers for allegedly producing...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2713 Views

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East Palo Alto City Council candidate criticized for alleged misinformation

Some East Palo Altans are criticizing the assertions of City Council candidate Mark Dinan, claiming that he has been spreading...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2022
Last comment by We Are The People, on Nov 12, 2022 at 1:38 am | 18 comments | 5493 Views

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'Bird flu' has been found in Santa Clara, San Mateo counties' wildlife

A virus that is nearly 100% fatal to birds has been sweeping through the Bay Area with the fall migration and is reaching...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4256 Views

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Jonsen edging out Jensen in Santa Clara County sheriff's race

Former Palo Alto police Chief Robert "Bob" Jonsen is ahead of Kevin Jensen in the hotly contested race for Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2022
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Nov 9, 2022 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 6944 Views

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Dragon Productions Theater Company closes its doors

Following a board vote on Oct. 26, the curtain is closing on nonprofit theater company Dragon Productions, which was founded...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2022
Last comment by Jeremy Erman, on Nov 8, 2022 at 11:01 pm | 1 comment | 2614 Views

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Rain doesn’t deter voters from showing up at polling places to cast ballots

Despite falling rain and the chance of thunderstorms, a steady stream of people turned up at Palo Alto’s voting centers...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1732 Views

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The beaver is back: Pair of the semiaquatic rodents spotted in Palo Alto

More than 160 years ago, the sight and sound of beavers in local creeks was likely common. They were later exterminated by...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2022
Last comment by Scottie Zimmerman, on Nov 7, 2022 at 5:08 pm | 5 comments | 9362 Views

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Investigative report finds Valley Water director bullied staff

A summary investigative report into the alleged misconduct of Santa Clara Valley Water District Director Gary Kremen absolved...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Nov 6, 2022 at 9:17 pm | 21 comments | 3406 Views

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All the propositions in the 2022 California general election, each explained in a minute

The California ballot is coming in on the short side in 2022. With only seven propositions to weigh in on this year, California...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2022
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 6, 2022 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 3241 Views

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Hazardous materials spill reported at the Veterans Hospital

For the second time in three weeks, diesel fuel spilled at the VA Palo Alto Healthcare System on Thursday afternoon, Battalion...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Nov 5, 2022 at 2:11 pm | 2 comments | 3885 Views

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Election guide 2022: Key races and measures that you need to know about

This general election, we've brought back a voter guide that offers key takeaways for each Palo Alto race and measure, plus...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Nov 4, 2022 at 7:27 pm | 6 comments | 18742 Views

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Proposition 30: Lyft support for climate tax, electric vehicle measure looks like a liability

As funding for opposition to Prop. 30 has increased, the chances that voters will pass the proposition have shrunk, polling...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2022
Last comment by green acres II resident, on Nov 4, 2022 at 3:38 pm | 2 comments | 4153 Views

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Big Medicare changes on the horizon

Those enrolled in Medicare could see some big changes in coming months. For the first time ever, the program will be able...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2549 Views

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Would Prop. 1 allow abortions after fetal viability? Legal experts say no

Opponents of Proposition 1 argue it would expand California abortion law to allow late-term procedures for any reason, but...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2022
Last comment by john_alderman, on Nov 3, 2022 at 9:31 am | 2 comments | 1982 Views

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Santa Clara County outpacing state in new COVID booster uptake

Santa Clara County is outpacing the state in uptake of the omicron-specific COVID-19 booster vaccine across all eligible...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Nov 3, 2022 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 2992 Views

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Report finds Bay Area roads remain in rough shape

Although roads in some Bay Area communities have shown vast improvement, the region's roads remain in rough shape, according...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2022
Last comment by Joel, on Nov 2, 2022 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 2652 Views

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Newsom campaigned on building 3.5 million homes. He hasn't gotten even close

Gov. Gavin Newsom campaigned on housing production, an issue important to many Californians. But despite some accomplishments,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2022
Last comment by What Will They Do Next, on Nov 2, 2022 at 8:14 am | 10 comments | 2379 Views
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