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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's Magical Bridge Playground temporarily closed for repairs, upgrades

The all-abilities space is undergoing renovations that will include repair work to its existing structures while ushering...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2022
Last comment by PA Community Advocate, on Sep 18, 2022 at 5:58 pm | 1 comment | 3204 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where the Palo Alto City Council candidates stand on climate change

This year's seven City Council candidates explain what specific next steps Palo Alto should take to address climate change. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2022
Last comment by kludged, on Sep 18, 2022 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 3471 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Multifaith Peace Picnic urges community to 'move from fear to friendship'

A crowd of nearly 200 people expressed their support for a more peaceful and inclusive world during a Multifaith Peace Picnic...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2022
Last comment by Samina Sundas, on Sep 17, 2022 at 1:37 pm | 25 comments | 3725 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Town & Country Village fights Encina Avenue condo proposal

Palo Alto leaders found much to love about the latest housing proposal in downtown, including its proximity to transit, retail...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2022
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 16, 2022 at 7:49 pm | 36 comments | 9457 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

For Ingrid Campos, 'traditional family values' spur bid for Palo Alto school board seat

Parent Ingrid Campos is running for a seat on the school board this fall, saying she would work to build bridges between...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 16, 2022 at 1:09 pm | 34 comments | 9851 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County rescinds COVID vaccine mandate for workers in high-risk settings

Santa Clara County's health officer rescinded a health order that required workers at county health care and long-term care...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2821 Views

MOVIES

Fall movie preview: More artsy prestige at the movies and from the streamers, too

For those film fans who tire easily of movies catering to the blockbuster mindset, fall can never arrive soon enough. As...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2022
Last comment by Claudette, on Sep 15, 2022 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 5566 Views

BOOKS

Man convicted of murder for 2011 East Palo Alto shooting

A 31-year-old man has been convicted of first-degree murder for a fatal shooting in East Palo Alto in 2011, San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Car crash leads to power outage for more than 3K Palo Alto Utilities customers

A car crash led to a power outage for more than 3,000 Palo Alto Utilities customers early Sunday morning, according to the...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2022
Last comment by Resident11, on Sep 14, 2022 at 2:59 pm | 9 comments | 5347 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where the City Council candidates stand on Palo Alto's future

This year's seven City Council candidates explain their vision of what life could look like in Palo Alto in 2050. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2022
Last comment by Ken Massey, on Sep 14, 2022 at 12:40 pm | 3 comments | 3505 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman arrested for allegedly attacking men with wine bottle, robbing one

Palo Alto police arrested a woman on Saturday afternoon after she allegedly attacked two men with an empty wine bottle before...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2022
Last comment by John Donegan, on Sep 13, 2022 at 6:26 pm | 2 comments | 2693 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New housing bills target parking rules, commercial sites

California cities would be required to abolish parking mandates in transit-rich areas and allow housing developments at sites...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2022
Last comment by Eeyore, on Sep 13, 2022 at 8:41 am | 37 comments | 6023 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 5169 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Outage leaves close to 4,500 customers without power downtown

A power outage is impacting 4,462 Palo Alto Utilities in the city's downtown area on Wednesday morning, according to the...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Sep 12, 2022 at 1:18 pm | 38 comments | 17935 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Driverless food delivery: Nuro teams up with Uber Eats to deploy autonomous vehicles in Mountain View

Nuro and Uber are embarking on a new multiyear partnership to use Nuro's driverless electric vehicles for food deliveries...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2022
Last comment by Arnold Jensen USN (ret.), on Sep 12, 2022 at 1:16 pm | 6 comments | 7169 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County now offers omicron-targeting COVID booster vaccines

Santa Clara County began administering the new COVID-19 booster vaccines Wednesday, offering protection against two subvariants...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2022
Last comment by Lyle Chandler, on Sep 12, 2022 at 8:18 am | 4 comments | 3446 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto modifies business tax as decision deadline looms

After seeing its negotiations with the business community fizzle, the Palo Alto City Council pressed on Monday with its plan...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 11, 2022 at 5:58 pm | 31 comments | 7075 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council adopts spending plan for business tax

Seeking to offer voters reassurance about how funds from the business tax would be spent, a City Council resolution pledges...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2022
Last comment by Local Resident, on Sep 11, 2022 at 1:48 pm | 6 comments | 3655 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 6995 Views
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