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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Complaint: Santa Clara County hospital execs threatened workers over striking

Health care workers have filed a complaint against Santa Clara County, claiming hospital leaders intimidated and threatened...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2022
Last comment by David, on Nov 20, 2022 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 2725 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents petition for dog park in Barron Park

More than 300 dog owners in Palo Alto's Barron Park plan to submit a petition to the city to open a dog park in their neighborhood. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Nov 20, 2022 at 1:13 pm | 7 comments | 3780 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board reduces public comment time from three to two minutes

When members of the public want to speak at a Palo Alto school board meeting they will now have a maximum of two minutes,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2022
Last comment by Emily H, on Nov 20, 2022 at 9:59 am | 10 comments | 2832 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Hoosier contingent comes to Palo Alto for sibling city bonding

Read news about Palo Alto community members hosting a group from Bloomington, Indiana, the city's sibling city, and a Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2786 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robbed, assaulted with pistol during date Friday

A man's date Friday with a woman he'd met on an app turned into a nightmare when two men, apparently acquainted with the...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Nov 20, 2022 at 8:10 am | 1 comment | 5247 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Battling bias in law enforcement: What data reveals about the Palo Alto police

An analysis of the 962 stops of individuals by Palo Alto police officers during the first three months of this year indicates...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2022
Last comment by super chicana, on Nov 19, 2022 at 2:14 pm | 28 comments | 10092 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto prepares for colossal upgrade to wastewater plan

Seeking to reduce the amount of nitrogen that flows into the San Francisco Bay, Palo Alto and its partner cities are preparing...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 18, 2022 at 8:49 pm | 4 comments | 3465 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Incumbent Gary Kremen concedes defeat in Valley Water race

As Santa Clara County's vote counts for the Nov. 8 midterm election continue to trickle in, one contest finally has a winner:...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 18, 2022 at 8:35 pm | 3 comments | 3591 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

After 35 years, Nature Gallery owner Carol Garsten is closing up shop

For 35 years, Garsten has shared this philosophy with customers, selling geologically inspired sculptures, jewelry and furniture...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
Last comment by mjh, on Nov 18, 2022 at 3:04 pm | 3 comments | 3567 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Holiday Fund: Building friendships where schools and community organizations leave off

At Bay Area Friendship Circle, volunteer buddies provide social support for children, youth and young adults with special...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2375 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Annual Holiday Fund drive kicks off

Now in its 30th year, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund is kicking off this week with a goal of raising $600,000 to support...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2418 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Space tomatoes and yogurt bags: NASA scientists are sending experiments to space that will enable longer future missions

Space tomatoes and portable diagnostic kits are just a sample of the innovations that will join Friday's SpaceX commercial...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to loosen height limits for housing in Ventura

Hoping to promote more housing in Ventura, the City Council on Monday began exploring zone changes that would enable residential...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2022
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 17, 2022 at 7:21 pm | 11 comments | 4456 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art commission to mull fate of Midtown Poetry Wall

Fans of Midtown Palo Alto's Poetry Wall who hope to save the mural from potential destruction will have a chance to voice...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2022
Last comment by AnnetteG, on Nov 17, 2022 at 1:52 pm | 4 comments | 2033 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto releases plan to add more than 6,000 dwellings

​​Palo Alto released on Monday its plan for adding more than 6,000 dwellings by 2031, a strategy that banks on backyard...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 17, 2022 at 11:10 am | 60 comments | 8035 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newcomer is surpassing incumbent for Valley Water seat

The race for Santa Clara Valley Water District's District 7 seat is looking like a potential upset as newcomer Rebecca Eisenberg...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 17, 2022 at 10:58 am | 3 comments | 3739 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Webster Lincoln leaps to the top in East Palo Alto council pack

The race for two seats on the East Palo Alto City Council continues to be a nail-biter. Read the full story here https://paloaltoonline.com/news/2022/11/08/candidates-barragan-abri...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2022
Last comment by John Carter, on Nov 17, 2022 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 4512 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County cement facility shuttering for good

A massive cement plant near Cupertino that has run afoul of regulators thousands of times will be shuttered permanently. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2022
Last comment by David V, on Nov 16, 2022 at 12:59 pm | 6 comments | 2807 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen driver involved in fatal Redwood City car crash may face vehicular manslaughter charges

The 17-year-old driver of a car that collided with another, resulting in the death of two and the injury of four others on...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2022
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 16, 2022 at 11:31 am | 12 comments | 7770 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County DA: Supervisors violated open meeting law when appointing new county manager

District Attorney Jeff Rosen is demanding the Board of Supervisors nullify and revote on its appointment of a new county...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2022
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 16, 2022 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 3099 Views
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