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Palo Alto backs plan for underpass at Churchill rail crossing

Palo Alto reached a key milestone in its divisive and convoluted journey to redesign the Churchill Avenue rail crossing Monday,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by Palo Alto native, 10 hours ago | 40 comments | 9026 Views

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Around Town: Gunn High football shines in CBS Sports feature

In the latest Around Town column, news about a CBS Sports feature the celebrates Gunn High football, Palo Alto police increasing...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1631 Views

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As City Council advances renter protection laws, landlords demand a voice

Seeking to protect low-income renters from displacement, a divided Palo Alto City Council moved on Monday to craft new laws...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by Speak your truth, on Dec 3, 2021 at 11:04 pm | 10 comments | 5596 Views

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Palo Alto couple to plead guilty in college admissions scandal

A Palo Alto couple charged with paying to cheat on their son's college entrance exam have agreed to plead guilty after a...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2021
Last comment by Chris G Zaharias, on Dec 3, 2021 at 9:44 am | 13 comments | 9107 Views

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Santa Clara County chips in funding to keep safe parking lots open through June 2022

Safe parking sites in Mountain View and Palo Alto, designed to help a growing number of homeless residents living in cars...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 1, 2021 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 2622 Views

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It's a wonderful time: A guide to holiday fun

Celebrations of the festive season are mostly back in person this year. Here's where to find holiday performances and events...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3102 Views

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Fletcher Middle School's dwindling size causes district to propose enrollment lottery

With the student body at Ellen Fletcher Middle School shrinking by over 30% since 2015, Palo Alto Unified is considering...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2021
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 28, 2021 at 11:15 pm | 20 comments | 10340 Views

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Around Town: Palo Alto lights up the holidays with decoration contest

In the latest Around Town column, news about the city of Palo Alto's holiday decoration contest, the effort to restore Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3973 Views

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Help local nonprofits spread cheer this holiday season

We've compiled a list of Midpeninsula nonprofits that are accepting donations to help make the holidays brighter for those...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2021
Last comment by PA Community Advocate, on Nov 25, 2021 at 9:27 pm | 1 comment | 3871 Views

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A 'mythical bridge' no more: Palo Alto's new bike overpass is now open

A new overpass in Palo Alto that will provide yearround access to the Baylands, the new Adobe Reach trail and other outdoor...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2021
Last comment by Seer, on Nov 24, 2021 at 5:49 pm | 13 comments | 14808 Views

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Pets in Need Executive Director Al Mollica to resign

Al Mollica, the executive director of beleaguered animal advocacy organization Pets in Need, will resign, the nonprofit confirmed...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Nov 23, 2021 at 5:01 pm | 9 comments | 6564 Views

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Jackie Speier's retirement fuels speculation about Democratic successor

Speier's announcement that she will not seek another term in Congress has created a rare political opportunity for elected...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 20, 2021 at 6:54 pm | 19 comments | 6092 Views

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Around Town: Local mother and daughter make top 3 of 'Top Chef Family Style'

In the latest column, news about a local mother and daughter who've made the top three in "Top Chef Family Style," two good...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5109 Views

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City nears construction agreement for long-awaited Palo Alto Museum

Palo Alto entered the final stretch in its long journey to creating a new history museum on Monday, when the City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2021
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Nov 18, 2021 at 3:56 pm | 14 comments | 4694 Views

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Pets in Need terminates contract with Palo Alto, alleging city's 'egregious failure'

Pets in Need, the city of Palo Alto's animal services contractor, announced in a fiery letter on Monday that it is ending...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2021
Last comment by mjh, on Nov 17, 2021 at 2:08 pm | 14 comments | 10786 Views

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'A failing street': As vacancies plague California Avenue, can the shopping district make a comeback?

Business owners and property managers who have maintained a stake on the dead-end street for multiple decades are now wondering...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 11, 2021 at 9:36 pm | 39 comments | 17331 Views

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Actor Anthony Silk helps save Shakespeare's plays in 'The Book of Will'

Local actor and former Palo Alto Weekly food writer Anthony Silk plays one of Shakespeare's friends in Lauren Gunderson's...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2021
Last comment by Puffin, on Nov 11, 2021 at 6:11 pm | 1 comment | 3685 Views

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Palo Alto Weekly launches first-ever Fall Membership Drive

The Palo Alto Weekly, which has been working for the past three years to offset the decline in local advertising, boasts...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2021
Last comment by What Will They Do Next, on Nov 9, 2021 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 2744 Views

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Fictional Palo Alto duo solves mysteries in baby boomer detective series

Barb and Bernie Silver are the creations of Palo Alto resident Ron Katz, who took up comedic mystery writing after retiring...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2021
Last comment by Susan B, on Nov 9, 2021 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 8487 Views

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Palo Alto honors members of armed forces in Veterans Day ceremony

At the city's annual Veterans Day ceremony on Monday, Kenneth Horowitz was grateful to be reminded of his contributions to...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by Hinrich, on Nov 9, 2021 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 3574 Views
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