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School board candidates bring in over $50K in campaign donations

The race for Palo Alto's school board has drawn over $50,000 in campaign donations so far this year, with Nicole Chiu-Wang...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2022
Last comment by Allison, 19 hours ago | 8 comments | 2189 Views

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Palo Alto shoots for carbon neutrality by 2030

Seeking to make the city a model in the global battle against climate change, the Palo Alto City Council adopted on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2022
Last comment by SteveDabrowski, on Oct 5, 2022 at 4:40 pm | 40 comments | 3681 Views

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Lisa Forssell: Seeing green

Lisa Forssell sees a direct connection between rising rents, power outages and the cost of sandwiches and haircuts. The Utilities...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 2, 2022 at 11:56 am | 7 comments | 1606 Views

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Where the Palo Alto school board candidates stand on the superintendent

In their own words, the four candidates seeking two open seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education share what letter grade...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2022
Last comment by Morgan , on Sep 30, 2022 at 3:28 pm | 15 comments | 3549 Views

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Around Town: Lady Gaga's foundation makes big impact on small nonprofit that serves LGBTQIA+ youth

Lady Gaga's foundation awards $50,000 to Adolescent Counseling Services; locals come together to give vehicle dwellers relief...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2022
Last comment by Cassy - ACS, on Sep 23, 2022 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 2718 Views

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Lawsuit, possible license suspension loom for Tesla over alleged autonomous-vehicle deceptions

Tesla has found itself on a collision course with state and federal agencies -- plus a customer who initiated a class-action...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2022
Last comment by Mark Lawrence, on Sep 23, 2022 at 1:28 pm | 9 comments | 8108 Views

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Corruption trial of Sheriff Laurie Smith begins

The trial of Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith, who faces several charges of misconduct and perjury, began on Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Sep 23, 2022 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 3245 Views

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Burglar strikes occupied home in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are investigating an overnight burglary that occurred on Wednesday morning at a home while the resident...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Sep 23, 2022 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 5161 Views

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Police seek public's assistance to find burglary suspects

Police are looking for the public's help in locating three people who broke into an empty home on Sunday morning. The department...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Sep 20, 2022 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 2733 Views

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East Palo Alto's first permanent dance studio opens its doors

Manakin Theater and Dance company's new En Avant School of Dance opened its doors in March after operating in various makeshift...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2022
Last comment by Mark Dinan, on Sep 16, 2022 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 3601 Views

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Annual Moonlight Run & Walk draws thousands to Palo Alto Baylands

Under the full harvest moon, thousands gathered at the Palo Alto Baylands for the 38th annual Moonlight Run & Walk on Friday...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2022
Last comment by EYC, on Sep 12, 2022 at 6:07 pm | 1 comment | 4657 Views

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After initial backlash, Palo Alto again mulls raising ticket prices for Junior Museum and Zoo

With revenues falling below expectations, Palo Alto is once again considering hiking ticket prices at the newly rebuilt Junior...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2022
Last comment by Neil, on Sep 10, 2022 at 8:52 am | 52 comments | 6513 Views

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Palo Alto looks to steer housing growth toward San Antonio Road

With its narrow sidewalks, industrial warehouses and no public transit, San Antonio Road looks like an unlikely destination...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2022
Last comment by Eeyore, on Sep 9, 2022 at 8:33 pm | 69 comments | 11036 Views

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A 'spark plug' for community change, Gina Dalma is honored for advocacy work

Gina Dalma is receiving this year's Athena Leadership Award, which is to be presented by the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2022
Last comment by stephen levy, on Sep 9, 2022 at 6:50 pm | 1 comment | 4174 Views

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Local nonprofit organization invites the public to 'show up for our community'

As part of its mission to bring communities together, the nonprofit Youth Community Service is poised to launch its second...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2022
Last comment by [email protected], on Sep 9, 2022 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 2463 Views

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The Palo Alto Adult School is ready to celebrate its 100th anniversary, albeit one year later

While the COVID-19 pandemic delayed the Palo Alto Adult School's centennial celebration, this has only amplified the triumphant...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2022
Last comment by Paly Mom , on Sep 9, 2022 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 2598 Views

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Developer proposes to replace Creekside Inn with apartments

The Creekside Inn on El Camino Real would be demolished and replaced with two six-story buildings with a total of 382 apartments...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2022
Last comment by Sunshine, on Sep 9, 2022 at 8:25 am | 48 comments | 10072 Views

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Raising the barre: Dance school marks 75th anniversary

The Menlo Park Academy of Dance has always stayed on point -- and en pointe. The academy, now the official school for Peninsula...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2022
Last comment by Claudette, on Sep 8, 2022 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 1038 Views

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With costs going up, Palo Alto ponders next steps for new water treatment plants

Despite rising costs, Palo Alto and Valley Water are moving ahead with ambitious plans to build two water-purifications plants...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2022
Last comment by Barron Park Denizen, on Sep 8, 2022 at 12:53 pm | 6 comments | 3775 Views

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Power briefly shut down for 1,700 Palo Alto Utilities customers in effort to protect state grid

About 1,700 Palo Alto Utilities customers were briefly without power Tuesday evening in response to a state energy emergency...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2022
Last comment by Peter Venkman, on Sep 8, 2022 at 2:13 am | 36 comments | 7876 Views
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