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Planned bike lane on California Avenue hits dead end

While California Avenue will remain a pedestrian promenade for the foreseeable future, Palo Alto officials narrowly rejected...

Original post made on May. 17, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on May 21, 2022 at 4:01 pm | 26 comments | 4242 Views

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Around Town: Math teacher's 3-day Jeopardy! run

In the latest column, news about a celebration for the Junior Museum and Zoo and renovated Rinconada Park, a Paly teacher's...

Original post made on May. 21, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2366 Views

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Around Town: Palo Alto youth recognized in local poetry contest

In the latest Around Town column, news about the winners and honorable mentions in this year's Palo Alto Students Foundation...

Original post made on May. 17, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2829 Views

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Council supports new rules for outdoor dining spaces

Parklets and car-free boulevards will remain a fixture of Palo Alto dining for the foreseeable future, though these areas...

Original post made on May. 10, 2022
Last comment by Another Bob, on May 16, 2022 at 12:32 pm | 14 comments | 4556 Views

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Santa Clara County COVID cases surpass height of delta surge

COVID-19 cases are rising again to higher levels than last summer's surge, Santa Clara County Health Officer Dr. Sara Cody...

Original post made on May. 10, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on May 14, 2022 at 7:17 am | 8 comments | 13205 Views

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After three-year hiatus, May Fete Parade makes a comeback downtown

Downtown Palo Alto was bustling with activity on Saturday for the 98th annual May Fete Parade, an event that brought the...

Original post made on May. 9, 2022
Last comment by Less Traveled Road, on May 12, 2022 at 6:22 pm | 8 comments | 3486 Views

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Get an inside tour of Hangar One restoration work

Hangar One has sat, stripped and desolate in Moffett Field for over a decade. Now, work has started to restore the massive...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by mkrause3, on May 12, 2022 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 2770 Views

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Around Town: Couple's record-setting $1.1B donation benefits Stanford's new sustainability school

In the latest Around Town column, news about a $1.1 billion donation for Stanford's new sustainability school set to open...

Original post made on May. 7, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3114 Views

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Palo Alto's May Fete Parade set to return for 98th edition

The Palo Alto May Fete Parade and Fair is going back to its traditional format this Saturday to the delight of many. Read...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4202 Views

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Federal judge orders serial ADA plaintiffs to show standing to sue in 9 cases

A federal judge has ordered three disabled plaintiffs and their lawyers to prove they are entitled to bring their lawsuits...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2022
Last comment by Observer, on May 5, 2022 at 2:37 pm | 11 comments | 6187 Views

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Reusable boba straws, Tesla Hot Wheels and a Sushirrito menu: Palo Alto envisions items to fill a time capsule

In the latest Around Town column, news about plans for next year's Palo Alto Day celebration, local students working to address...

Original post made on May. 1, 2022
Last comment by Joy abbott, on May 4, 2022 at 11:03 am | 9 comments | 4114 Views

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Developer threatens suit after townhome project panned by architectural board

Emboldened by recent state laws, a developer is threatening to sue Palo Alto after the city's Architectural Review Board...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2022
Last comment by toransu, on May 4, 2022 at 12:38 am | 22 comments | 7359 Views

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Nurses at Stanford, Packard hospitals reach tentative contract

The union representing about 5,000 nurses at Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital have reached a tentative...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2022
Last comment by Mary, on May 2, 2022 at 9:29 pm | 9 comments | 3548 Views

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Berman curses during heated hearing on 'unprofessional conduct' bill

Assembly member Marc Berman, D-Menlo Park, apologized Tuesday after cursing out loud at public speakers who were complaining...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2022
Last comment by Tecsi, on Apr 30, 2022 at 9:53 am | 18 comments | 5278 Views

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Thousands of Stanford and Packard nurses vote to authorize strike

A whopping 93% of voting members of a nurses union on Thursday authorized their leaders to call a strike against Stanford...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2022
Last comment by ndn, on Apr 27, 2022 at 2:18 pm | 43 comments | 19491 Views

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Dinner and a show: 12 must-visit destinations for dining and entertainment on the Peninsula

From pubs and coffee shops to Coastside distilleries and cocktail bars, we've rounded up 12 nearby destinations for dining...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Apr 26, 2022 at 6:05 pm | 2 comments | 3818 Views

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Around Town: Palo Alto centenarian Grace Lee turns 105 years old

In the latest column, news about a local woman's recent 105th birthday, a retired judge in the running for a California Book...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2022
Last comment by Claudette, on Apr 25, 2022 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 5061 Views

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The bond between siblings has top billing in 'Sense and Sensibility' musical at TheatreWorks

TheatreWorks is staging a musical adaptation of Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility," about the trials and triumphs of sisters...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2022
Last comment by Sheri, on Apr 19, 2022 at 10:16 pm | 1 comment | 3906 Views

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Around Town: Voting opens in Junior Museum and Zoo's flamingo naming contest

In the latest column, news about the Junior Museum and Zoo's flamingo naming contest, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3832 Views

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Police search for armed robbers believed to be tied to car burglaries

Police are looking for two people who robbed a man in Palo Alto on Friday evening and later appeared to have committed auto...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 16, 2022 at 2:13 pm | 8 comments | 3223 Views
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