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See photos showing progress of Highway 84 reconstruction project in Woodside

Caltrans released photos showing the progress of work to fix a portion of roadway along Highway 84 in Woodside that shut...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2023
Last comment by Old PA Resident, on Jun 26, 2023 at 5:29 pm | 1 comment | 4230 Views

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President Biden coming to Atherton Monday for a fundraiser

President Joe Biden will drop by Atherton on Monday, June 19, for a campaign fundraiser for the November 2024 Presidential...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jun 20, 2023 at 2:52 pm | 26 comments | 19017 Views

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Google's massive North Bayshore project, the biggest development ever for Mountain View, gets council's green light

The Mountain View City Council unanimously approved 7,000 new homes, 3 million square feet of office space and more than...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2023
Last comment by Bystander, on Jun 19, 2023 at 5:06 pm | 7 comments | 5472 Views

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Lythcott-Haims gets boost in her challenge of state law on paid speeches

Council member and author Julie Lythcott-Haims received a hopeful sign from California's political watchdogs on June 15 when...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2023
Last comment by PaloAltoVoter, on Jun 19, 2023 at 5:13 am | 17 comments | 4293 Views

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California's budget whiplash: From a record-setting surplus to a massive shortfall in 1 year

After last year's excitement over how to spend a record $97.5 billion budget surplus, the state is now grappling with a $31.5...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2023
Last comment by Annette, on Jun 15, 2023 at 5:38 am | 5 comments | 2438 Views

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Wrongful death lawsuit filed on behalf of twin girls whose parents were killed in street racing crash

A wrongful death lawsuit is being brought on behalf of 7-year-old twin girls whose parents were killed in a crash caused...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2023
Last comment by vmshadle, on Jun 14, 2023 at 5:23 pm | 5 comments | 5351 Views

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Pesticide-free movement gains momentum on Peninsula with Woodside's sweeping new ban

Put away the poisons and opt for earth-friendly ways of dealing with animal, insect and plant pests: That’s the clear message...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2023
Last comment by Mondoman, on Jun 13, 2023 at 11:33 pm | 1 comment | 2934 Views

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local peace & justice organization, WILPF, to deliver petition Wed. May 24,2:30 to Anna Eshoo's downtone office, in solidarity with the Peace in Ukraine Coalition, urging Biden, Putin and Zelensky to participate in peace talks and ceasefire in Ukraine

"The petition, published as a full-page ad in a newspaper widely read by Congress, The Hill, reads, “The longer the war...

Original post made by Cherrill Spencer on May. 23, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jun 4, 2023 at 4:00 pm | 6 comments | 542 Views

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Reparations panel recommends possible millions for eligible Black Californians

A task force approved economic models for lawmakers to calculate the costs of historical racism in California. CalMatters...

Original post made on May. 11, 2023
Last comment by Leslie York, on May 28, 2023 at 9:40 am | 55 comments | 3614 Views

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A longtime Sacramento critic, Lydia Kou announces run for state Assembly

Palo Alto Mayor Lydia Kou, a staunch critic of California's approach to encourage more housing, announced on Monday that...

Original post made on May. 15, 2023
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on May 25, 2023 at 7:46 pm | 53 comments | 8591 Views

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Around Town: New documentary puts Aaron Persky's removal from bench back in the spotlight

Read news about a new documentary that reevaluates the recall of Aaron Persky as a Superior Court judge and an event that...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2023
Last comment by Bruce Haren, on May 25, 2023 at 12:19 pm | 4 comments | 8150 Views

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Gus Mattammal to challenge Berman in race for Assembly

Gus Mattammal, a Republican entrepreneur who last year ran for the U.S. Congress, announced Tuesday that he will vie for...

Original post made on May. 24, 2023
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 24, 2023 at 1:22 pm | 3 comments | 2455 Views

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Josh Becker, Marc Berman see their key bills on housing and sustainability advance

Dozens of bills penned by Bay Area legislators, including legislation targeting housing development, gun safety and renewable...

Original post made on May. 23, 2023
Last comment by Joel, on May 24, 2023 at 12:32 pm | 4 comments | 3295 Views

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Locals urge Caltrans to reopen Highway 84 near Woodside ASAP

After a total shutdown because of a landslide, nearby residents are imploring Caltrans to reopen a stretch of Highway 84...

Original post made on May. 24, 2023
Last comment by Claudette, on May 24, 2023 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 5245 Views

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Lee Lambert picked as Foothill-De Anza's next chancellor

Lee Lambert, the chancellor of Pima Community College in Arizona, is slated to replace Judy Miner as head of the Foothill-De...

Original post made on May. 24, 2023
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on May 24, 2023 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 2324 Views

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Balancing act: Newsom's plan to cover California's ballooning budget deficit

Gov. Gavin Newsom says his plan to cover a budget shortfall that has grown by $9 billion protects investments in education,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2023
Last comment by Online Name, on May 23, 2023 at 6:30 pm | 20 comments | 2908 Views

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3 dead, 5 hospitalized after chain reaction collision on Highway 101 in Sunnyvale

Three people died and five others were hospitalized after a chain reaction collision on U.S. Highway 101 just south of Fair...

Original post made on May. 22, 2023
Last comment by Ryan Tanner, on May 23, 2023 at 7:13 am | 5 comments | 6493 Views

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Settlement clears way for José Andrés restaurant to cook with gas in Palo Alto

Faced with a threat of a lawsuit, Palo Alto administrators have reversed their earlier decision and will now allow the new...

Original post made on May. 16, 2023
Last comment by Bystander, on May 22, 2023 at 5:50 pm | 16 comments | 18821 Views

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Around Town: Elizabeth Holmes gives first media interview in over 6 years to The New York Times

In the latest column, read about a recent New York Times profile on Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and an award for East...

Original post made on May. 13, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on May 16, 2023 at 5:35 pm | 27 comments | 7401 Views

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Letters to the editor: De Anza College and the Asian American community are owed an apology

Readers share opinions on local issues for the week ending May 12. Read the full story here https://paloaltoonline.com/news/2023/05/12/letters-to-the-editor-de-anza-college-and-the...

Original post made on May. 12, 2023
Last comment by Nikki W., on May 16, 2023 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 2461 Views
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