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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gunn student creates a community cookbook to raise funds for food bank

Sonali Dhir has grown up making meals with her family, so when she ran across data showing that over 100,000 children in...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
Last comment by Jon Keeling, on May 8, 2022 at 10:53 pm | 1 comment | 4548 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to revamp parklet program

When parklets sprung up two years ago, city leaders viewed them as a necessary tool to help both restaurants and diners during...

Original post made on May. 4, 2022
Last comment by Palo Alto Res, on May 8, 2022 at 1:22 pm | 7 comments | 5428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Unified cuts off remote commenting, prompting pushback

During last week's Palo Alto Unified School District board meeting, members of the public could no longer address the board...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2022
Last comment by Samuel L, on May 7, 2022 at 10:00 pm | 10 comments | 4336 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Annette Glanckopf, a veteran organizer who serves on 19 boards, unites residents and neighborhoods

Annette Glanckopf has spent decades bringing together neighbors and neighborhoods throughout Palo Alto. In an interview,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on May 7, 2022 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 748 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest man for lewd act in Palo Alto Safeway

A man who allegedly committed a lewd act in the self-checkout line of a Palo Alto grocery store in January was arrested in...

Original post made on May. 5, 2022
Last comment by John, on May 7, 2022 at 7:42 pm | 4 comments | 3186 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City faces legal challenge from Sobrato over former Fry's site

As Palo Alto's plans for the north Ventura area remain murky, the City Council will meet behind closed doors on Monday to...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on May 7, 2022 at 7:39 pm | 10 comments | 5892 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

This year's Lifetimes of Achievement honorees laid the groundwork for a stronger community

Whether it's establishing neighborhood holiday traditions or boosting educational programs, the volunteer efforts of the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on May 6, 2022 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 2344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's May Fete Parade set to return for 98th edition

The Palo Alto May Fete Parade and Fair is going back to its traditional format this Saturday to the delight of many. Read...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

From sharing meals to creating ghoulish delights, Gary and Jeff Dunker aims to bring joy to young and old

In an interview, Gary and Jeff Dunker about their volunteer work and the impact it's had on their lives and the community...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Barbara Gross spent her career bringing businesses and nonprofits together

Barbara Gross, a longtime resident of Portola Valley, has used her business ventures to support local nonprofits. In an interview,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
There are no comments yet. 725 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

LaDoris Hazzard Cordell has opened door after door for generations behind her

In an interview, Retired Santa Clara County Superior Court judge LaDoris Hazzard Cordell talks about her work and the impact...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
There are no comments yet. 677 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judy and George Marcus invest in local education and charity

Judy and George Marcus, co-owners of Kokkari Restaurant in San Francisco and Evvia in Palo Alto, talk about their volunteer...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1570 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local musician celebrates every moment with new single

In writing his new song, "New Boots On," Peninsula musician Mike Annuzzi took inspiration in part from the community support...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
Last comment by Mike Annuzzi, on May 6, 2022 at 7:08 am | 1 comment | 1457 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vandalized yard sign prompts hate crime investigation

A Palo Alto resident's Black Lives Matter sign was defaced by someone who replaced the word "Black" with "Asian," prompting...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2022
Last comment by We Told You So!, on May 5, 2022 at 5:13 pm | 6 comments | 4469 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal judge orders serial ADA plaintiffs to show standing to sue in 9 cases

A federal judge has ordered three disabled plaintiffs and their lawyers to prove they are entitled to bring their lawsuits...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2022
Last comment by Observer, on May 5, 2022 at 2:37 pm | 11 comments | 6130 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Intuit agrees to pay $141M for upselling TurboTax services to low-income taxpayers

Santa Clara County Counsel James Williams and state Attorney General Rob Bonta announced a $141 million nationwide settlement...

Original post made on May. 5, 2022
Last comment by MIdtown resident, on May 5, 2022 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 1922 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford resident physicians vote to join union

Doctors who are resident and fellow physicians at Stanford Health Care have voted to join a union by a wide margin, the Committee...

Original post made on May. 4, 2022
Last comment by Milton, on May 5, 2022 at 9:24 am | 5 comments | 4203 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reusable boba straws, Tesla Hot Wheels and a Sushirrito menu: Palo Alto envisions items to fill a time capsule

In the latest Around Town column, news about plans for next year's Palo Alto Day celebration, local students working to address...

Original post made on May. 1, 2022
Last comment by Joy abbott, on May 4, 2022 at 11:03 am | 9 comments | 4075 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developer threatens suit after townhome project panned by architectural board

Emboldened by recent state laws, a developer is threatening to sue Palo Alto after the city's Architectural Review Board...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2022
Last comment by toransu, on May 4, 2022 at 12:38 am | 22 comments | 7298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood school mask mandate will remain in place until at least mid-April

The Ravenswood City School District is keeping its mask mandate in place through at least mid-April, making it the only local...

Original post made on May. 3, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2784 Views
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