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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Opinion: How an emergency Ravenswood kindergarten teacher changed my life

East Palo Alto City Council member Antonio Lopez makes pitch for supporting Measure I, which appears on the June 7 primary...

Original post made on May. 24, 2022
Last comment by Just Sayin', on May 24, 2022 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 2722 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain returns to its regular schedule this week, after construction reduced its service

Caltrain returned to its regular schedule this week with 104 trains each day following the completion of mid-county signal...

Original post made on May. 23, 2022
Last comment by William Hitchens, on May 23, 2022 at 6:36 pm | 1 comment | 1808 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Senate bill to limit police encryption scores another victory

State Sen. Josh Becker's proposal to require police departments to find alternatives to radio encryption took another major...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
Last comment by Sharon Johnson, on May 23, 2022 at 3:01 pm | 6 comments | 2891 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto residents want surveillance cameras after park shooting

When volleys of gunfire erupted Tuesday at Jack Farrell Park in East Palo Alto, screaming children ran from the playground...

Original post made on May. 21, 2022
Last comment by We Are The People, on May 23, 2022 at 12:06 pm | 4 comments | 5503 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City reaches settlement with victim of violent arrest outside Happy Donuts

Palo Alto reached a settlement on Wednesday with Julio Arevalo, who suffered a facial bone fracture at the hands of a city...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
Last comment by Chase Willingham, on May 23, 2022 at 9:57 am | 25 comments | 3465 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Great Culling: Which California bills did legislators kill?

On suspense file day, legislators killed about 220 California bills on issues including education, health care, housing and...

Original post made on May. 22, 2022
Last comment by Erica Decker, on May 23, 2022 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 2714 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A real-life Gilded Age whodunit

Evidence suggests Stanford University co-founder Jane Stanford died of poisoning in 1905. Author and historian Richard White...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
Last comment by Erica Decker, on May 23, 2022 at 9:02 am | 13 comments | 5037 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 eileen , on May 23, 2022 at 8:56 am | 27 comments | 5248 Views

BOOKS

Spring Real Estate 2022: A look at local market trends, bidding wars and real estate in the post-COVID era

The spring real estate market is here -- and so is our annual Spring Home & Real Estate magazine, which takes a look at this...

Original post made on May. 23, 2022
There are no comments yet. 7121 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto sends message to shooters: 'We're not going to tolerate this'

East Palo Alto police, city officials and faith leaders vowed on Wednesday, in the aftermath of a deadly shooting the night...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
There are no comments yet. 6447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rising COVID-19 infections hit Palo Alto schools

Local schools are seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases, mirroring trends seen across Santa Clara County and in many parts...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on May 21, 2022 at 9:54 pm | 6 comments | 8378 Views

SPORTS

New film shares Peninsula woman's experience as a queer Asian American skateboarder

"Crashing Wheels on Concrete," featuring LinkedIn software engineer Kat Sy, is playing at the Center for Asian American Media's...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1632 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to restore positions in police and fire departments

After two years of attrition, the Palo Alto City Council is preparing to boost spending in the city's police and fire departments...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
Last comment by mjh, on May 20, 2022 at 11:58 am | 2 comments | 2533 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Family donates $1 million to develop youth mental health resources

The family of a Palo Alto man who died by suicide in October 2021 has made a $1 million donation to create a scholarship...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on May 20, 2022 at 11:55 am | 3 comments | 6191 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alison Cormack will not seek second term on Palo Alto City Council

Alison Cormack, who was elected to the City Council in 2018 and who has been a vocal advocate for building more housing and...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
Last comment by Local news junkie, on May 20, 2022 at 7:23 am | 24 comments | 6656 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google opens the doors on its massive Bay View campus next to NASA Ames

Google's eye-catching, 1.1 million-square-foot campus on the edge of the bay is complete and open to employees, marking a...

Original post made on May. 18, 2022
Last comment by mjh, on May 19, 2022 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 9020 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opinion: A Palo Alto business tax and the space-time continuum

Here in Palo Alto we can do our part by adopting a fair, appropriate tax on those companies that can most afford it. Silicon...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
Last comment by Joe in Green Acres, on May 18, 2022 at 11:26 am | 17 comments | 4296 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Couple's cross-country bike trip focuses on stroke and aphasia awareness

What Steve Zuckerman calls a "wacky cross-country trip" and a bucket list item for him and his wife Debra Meyerson, may also...

Original post made on May. 16, 2022
Last comment by Mark, on May 17, 2022 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 3246 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 3262 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Elderly woman accosted by robbers in roadside attack

Two people attempted to rob an elderly Palo Alto woman of her wedding ring on Saturday afternoon, causing her injuries,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2022
Last comment by Erin Hubbell, on May 17, 2022 at 10:57 am | 4 comments | 6335 Views
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