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From the Unabomber to Theranos, this courtroom artist draws history at famous trials in the Bay Area and beyond

Vicki Behringer has drawn key witnesses at Bay Area trials for 30 years -- everyone from murderers and rapists to CEOs and...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2022
Last comment by WilliamR, on Apr 13, 2022 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 3746 Views

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Around Town: Stanford student searches for personal assistant, offers $50 hourly rate

In the latest column, news about a personal assistant job posting for a Stanford student, the East Palo Alto City Council's...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2022
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Palo Alto's ambitious plans for transitional housing hit financial hurdle

While Mountain View and Redwood City have each received hefty grants through the state's Homekey program to build modular...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Apr 8, 2022 at 12:36 pm | 5 comments | 5577 Views

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Stanford's Cantor Arts Center hires a new director

Bay Area native Veronica Roberts will take over as director of the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University this summer,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2022
There are no comments yet. 5649 Views

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Foothill-De Anza board declines to reinstate Thuy Nguyen as president

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District board of trustees declined to reinstate Thuy Nguyen as Foothill College's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2022
Last comment by Citizen, on Apr 6, 2022 at 9:23 am | 2 comments | 5282 Views

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Mountain View police release findings of investigation into crash that killed 13-year-old

Graham Middle School student Andre Retana had fallen off his bicycle in front of a construction truck, whose driver could...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2022
Last comment by relentlesscactus, on Apr 5, 2022 at 8:41 pm | 6 comments | 8193 Views

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Council gives up grant funding for south Palo Alto bike projects

After failing to make progress on new bikeways in south Palo Alto, the City Council agreed on Monday night to give up more...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2022
Last comment by III, on Apr 2, 2022 at 7:28 pm | 17 comments | 8278 Views

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Blooms, birds and bees: 10 gardens to visit on the 20th annual Growing Natives Garden Tour

Gardeners and plant lovers alike are abuzz over the return of the Growing Natives Garden Tour, which went virtual the last...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3933 Views

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Around Town: Church celebrates Women's History Month with portraits display

In the latest Around Town column, news about how one local church is marking Women's History Month, a Paly senior who made...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2022
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With DIY projects on the rise, Nob Hill Hardware expands into Palo Alto

Nob Hill Hardware is located in the space that was once part of a larger FedEx Office, which is now next door occupying a...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2022
Last comment by Puffin, on Mar 25, 2022 at 12:24 pm | 3 comments | 7154 Views

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Palo Alto and Pets In Need look to extend partnership after bitter dispute

After a dramatic rupture last year following the death of seven puppies, the city and nonprofit are working to mend their...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2022
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Mar 24, 2022 at 12:14 am | 17 comments | 6332 Views

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Palo Alto banks on private donors for new public gym

The death of philanthropist John Arrillaga, who offered $30 million for the new facility, has led the city to look for other...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2022
Last comment by rsmithjr, on Mar 15, 2022 at 7:03 pm | 17 comments | 11380 Views

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Around Town: Alice's Restaurant launches T-shirt fundraiser to help Ukraine relief efforts

In the latest Around Town column, news about a local restaurant's T-shirt fundraiser to benefit Ukraine relief efforts and...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4771 Views

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Around Town: Retired judge LaDoris Cordell says Biden's Supreme Court nominee will 'rise to the occasion'

Read news about a local retired judge's outlook on Biden's Supreme Court nominee, a nonprofit debuting a new name and logo...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2022
Last comment by Citizen , on Mar 8, 2022 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 4015 Views

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Avenidas honors seven with 'Lifetimes of Achievement' awards

Seven local residents -- three individuals and two couples -- will be honored this spring by the senior services agency Avenidas...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2022
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Affordable housing project pitched for former Mike's Bikes site

Palo Alto's effort to encourage more affordable housing received a welcome boost Monday, when a developer proposed constructing...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2022
Last comment by felix, on Mar 2, 2022 at 12:07 am | 5 comments | 5036 Views

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Around Town: First-time parents welcome twins on a palindrome day

In the latest column, news about twins fittingly born on a palindrome day, Paly's next theater production and how a Stanford...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2022
Last comment by AW, on Feb 28, 2022 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 3163 Views

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Menlo Park movie palace gets rock star treatment in $35M renovation

After an extensive renovation, The Guild Theatre in Menlo Park will open on Feb. 25 as a rare, brand-new venue for live music...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2022
Last comment by sabra chartrand, on Feb 26, 2022 at 8:49 pm | 5 comments | 14860 Views

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Here's what's ahead for California businesses in 2022

Legislators may work on paid leave policies, employee data protections and more. There are ballot measure proposals that...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2022
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Will Cal Ave remain a permanent promenade?

When Palo Alto closed a portion of California Avenue to cars in the early stage of the pandemic, visitors, restaurant owners...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2022
Last comment by eileen , on Feb 23, 2022 at 11:55 am | 48 comments | 10347 Views
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