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Rare sighting of Oriental turtle-dove wows birders

A bird sighted last week only for the third time in California has hundreds of birders flocking to the neighborhood with...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2022
Last comment by execsongs, on Feb 10, 2022 at 2:28 pm | 3 comments | 30880 Views

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Around Town: Company dedicates $1M to help save Stanford's Cantonese language classes

In the latest column, news about a substantial endowment in the effort to keep Cantonese language classes at Stanford, new...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4215 Views

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The Palo Alto Tall Tree Awards return to celebrate outstanding civic service

Emerging from a two-year, pandemic-forced hiatus, the Palo Alto Tall Tree Awards are back this year and making up for lost...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2022
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Feb 4, 2022 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 6617 Views

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Palo Alto Courthouse to resume services in May

After being shuttered for nearly two years, the Palo Alto Courthouse is scheduled to reopen on May 2, the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2022
Last comment by Brad Cooper, on Feb 3, 2022 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 3275 Views

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New public park and bike bridge officially open at Meta headquarters

A new public park and a bridge for people to walk or ride bicycles across Bayfront Expressway near Meta's expanded headquarters...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2022
Last comment by TorreyaMan, on Feb 2, 2022 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 6534 Views

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Man smashes windows at 12 businesses during downtown rampage

A man was arrested in downtown Palo Alto early Monday morning after he allegedly went on a window-smashing spree that damaged...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Feb 2, 2022 at 1:20 pm | 19 comments | 18460 Views

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City looks to expand relocation assistance for renters

Seeking to strengthen tenant protections, Palo Alto is preparing to expand on Monday a policy that requires landlords to...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2022
Last comment by James, on Jan 31, 2022 at 2:30 pm | 6 comments | 4929 Views

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Around Town: East Palo Alto Planning Commission gives nod to Center for Economic Mobility

In the latest Around Town column, news about the East Palo Alto Planning Commission's approval of the Center for Economic...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2022
There are no comments yet. 5127 Views

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Around Town: Palo Alto modifies city services as omicron wave continues

In the latest column, news about city service changes due to the recent COVID-19 surge and upcoming meetings for a new Magical...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Jan 25, 2022 at 4:48 pm | 7 comments | 5508 Views

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John Arrillaga, one Silicon Valley's top philanthropists, dies at 84

John Arrillaga, the billionaire philanthropist who helped develop the modern Silicon Valley before becoming one of its most...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2022
Last comment by W. Reller, on Jan 25, 2022 at 4:30 pm | 9 comments | 20168 Views

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Stanford nurse disappears after abruptly leaving shift

A search effort is underway for a Stanford Hospital nurse who disappeared on Tuesday after abruptly leaving his shift. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2022
Last comment by Fritzie Blue, on Jan 21, 2022 at 11:19 pm | 8 comments | 37907 Views

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Counties face a 'dramatic and breathtaking explosion' of COVID cases

Santa Clara and San Mateo counties are now seeing more COVID-19 cases than at any other time during the pandemic, health...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2022
Last comment by Anthony Jeffers, on Jan 20, 2022 at 11:55 am | 9 comments | 10700 Views

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Amid low COVID vaccine rates, more California children hospitalized in omicron surge

The number of California children diagnosed with COVID-19 during the omicron variant surge has "skyrocketed," challenging...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2022
Last comment by M, on Jan 18, 2022 at 4:54 pm | 5 comments | 4390 Views

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'Stunned by this generosity': Anonymous donor gives $350,000 to Holiday Fund

A Silicon Valley philanthropist has made the largest-ever donation to the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund and the Almanac Holiday...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2022
Last comment by Novelera, on Jan 17, 2022 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 5503 Views

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Leonard Ware, lawyer, rancher and civic leader, dies at 93

Leonard "Leo" Ware, co-founder of the Palo Alto law firm Ware Fletcher & Freidenrich, which later merged with DLA Piper,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2022
Last comment by John Kirby, on Jan 16, 2022 at 8:18 pm | 2 comments | 6748 Views

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Eight people rob tobacco store at gunpoint

A tobacco store clerk was pistol-whipped during a robbery involving eight people, some who were armed with handguns, on Thursday...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2022
There are no comments yet. 9491 Views

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Resident defends himself against alleged burglar with large shears

Palo Alto police arrested a man who allegedly broke into a home late Sunday night and attacked a man using large hedge shears,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3682 Views

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Palo Alto settles with family of utility worker who died on job in 2019

Palo Alto has reached a settlement with the family of a utility worker who died of electrocution on Nov. 16, 2019, while...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2022
Last comment by We Are The People, on Jan 10, 2022 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 5085 Views

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Developer hopes to bring 70 new apartments to University Avenue

A developer has filed a formal application to construct a four-story building with 70 apartments and ground-floor office...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2022
Last comment by Lynne Henderson, on Jan 9, 2022 at 1:22 pm | 13 comments | 6151 Views

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New plan would refurbish, partially demolish Nut House building

A California Avenue building that for decades housed the Antonio's Nut House bar would be partially demolished, reconstructed...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2022
Last comment by All Along the Watchtower, on Jan 8, 2022 at 2:20 pm | 18 comments | 12083 Views
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