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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What California's budget deal means for K-12 schools

California's new budget provides enough funding for schools to pivot to hybrid learning when they reopen this fall. But school...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2020
Last comment by D, on Jul 2, 2020 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 1404 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Please open Foothills Park to all

As a member of the Lee family who owned the property that became Foothills Park and as a park ranger who worked there for...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jul 2, 2020 at 12:34 pm | 64 comments | 5022 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto launches educational series on police operations, use-of-force policies

The Police Department is kicking off a series of online briefings Wednesday to discuss issues such as use-of-force policies...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2020
Last comment by Sally, on Jul 2, 2020 at 10:53 am | 9 comments | 1775 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Weekend demonstrations extend into Monday as Peninsula residents protest death of George Floyd

Hundreds of protesters marched through Menlo Park and into Palo Alto on Monday to protest police brutality in the wake of...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2020
Last comment by Jason Eldredge, on Jul 1, 2020 at 10:17 pm | 86 comments | 62930 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford plans to bring half of its undergraduates back to campus this fall, but they'll still mostly learn online

Stanford University will alternate bringing half of its undergraduate students to campus for different quarters, with most...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by Peter Davis , on Jul 1, 2020 at 7:45 pm | 14 comments | 6669 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto signals support for 187-unit development in Stanford Research Park

Eager to spur housing production, the City Council signaled its support Monday night for one of the most ambitious projects...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 1, 2020 at 12:40 pm | 53 comments | 5842 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In-person class twice a week? School district eyes hybrid model this fall

When Palo Alto Unified middle and high schools reopen this fall, students could be attending school in person twice a week...

Original post made on May. 13, 2020
Last comment by Author Jack, on Jul 1, 2020 at 4:37 am | 95 comments | 25508 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Santa Clara County previews new COVID-19 reopening plan

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors and Public Health Department held a joint meeting Monday with the San Jose City...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 1, 2020 at 2:41 am | 7 comments | 6677 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The cost of COVID-19 drug remdesivir: $2,340 to $3,120 per patient

Gilead Sciences, the manufacturer of an experimental antiviral drug used to shorten the effects of the COVID-19 disease,...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by Marketing Guru, on Jul 1, 2020 at 1:36 am | 5 comments | 1794 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Federal lawsuit alleges Palo Alto police engaged in pattern of abuse

An attorney for the man who suffered a facial injury during an arrest in front of Happy Donuts is alleging in a federal lawsuit...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by Family Friendly, on Jun 30, 2020 at 5:48 pm | 18 comments | 5154 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Free Palo Alto COVID-19 test site draws in 500 people on first day

Palo Alto's first-ever pop-up COVID-19 testing site inside City Hall received a constant influx of patients on Tuesday. A...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2020
Last comment by parent, on Jun 30, 2020 at 4:33 pm | 10 comments | 6743 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park's Tara de la Garza makes public art for the 'Plastocene' era

Tara de la Garza's Monument to Plastocene IV is installed in downtown Redwood City's Art Kiosk through July 5. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2020
Last comment by Midtown, on Jun 30, 2020 at 1:12 pm | 3 comments | 2143 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Coronavirus central: Santa Clara County's total of cases nears 2,500

The new coronavirus continues to take its toll on the Midpeninsula, where Santa Clara County reported 2,492 coronavirus cases...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by C, on Jun 30, 2020 at 10:53 am | 31 comments | 35990 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothill College to remain online-only for summer, fall

Foothill College will continue to operate online for the summer and fall quarters with limited exceptions, officials from...

Original post made on May. 23, 2020
Last comment by AmandaCornell, on Jun 30, 2020 at 7:31 am | 5 comments | 5031 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police release video of 2019 arrest that led to excessive-force claim

The Palo Alto Police Department released on Friday video footage of the July 10, 2019, arrest of Julio Arevalo, who suffered...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2020
Last comment by Resident 2, on Jun 29, 2020 at 9:35 pm | 54 comments | 10662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fearing a lawsuit, Palo Alto backs conversion of President Hotel

In a dramatic about-face, the Palo Alto City Council agreed on Tuesday night to approve the conversion of the iconic President...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 29, 2020 at 8:35 pm | 66 comments | 6927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Student's argument for universal vote-by-mail recognized by The New York Times

In the latest Around Town column, news about a local student's editorial that was recently published by The New York Times,...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2020
Last comment by Absentee Voter, on Jun 29, 2020 at 2:23 pm | 4 comments | 3678 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford to reopen Dish area on July 6

Stanford press release: https://news.stanford.edu/2020/06/29/stanford-reopen-dish-area/ "Many of the guidelines are now...

Original post made by resident on Jun. 29, 2020
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AROUND TOWN

Caltrain, SamTrans launch COVID-19 customer surveys

Caltrain and SamTrans launched customer surveys to try to find out rider preferences and priorities amid the coronavirus...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by NeilsonBuchanan, on Jun 29, 2020 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 1430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commissioner resigns after council declines to consider opening Foothills Park to non-residents

A member of the Parks and Recreation Commission who has led the effort to open Foothills Park to non-residents announced...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2020
Last comment by Wow , on Jun 29, 2020 at 9:49 am | 60 comments | 6870 Views
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