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AROUND TOWN

Pets in Need terminates contract with Palo Alto, alleging city's 'egregious failure'

Pets in Need, the city of Palo Alto's animal services contractor, announced in a fiery letter on Monday that it is ending...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2021
Last comment by mjh, on Nov 17, 2021 at 2:08 pm | 14 comments | 10786 Views

SPORTS

Sacred Heart Prep, Gunn boys win NorCal water polo openers

Jack Vort scored three of his game-high five goals in the first period and Sacred Heart Prep opened the NorCal Division...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2021
Last comment by Claudette, on Nov 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1872 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Letter from Pets in Need staff alleges major errors led to puppy deaths

The deaths of seven puppies while they were being transported by the nonprofit Pets in Need on Aug. 2 were caused by multiple...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2021
Last comment by ScottieZimmerman, on Nov 17, 2021 at 12:27 pm | 19 comments | 7496 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn students file claims over violent and racist bullying

A group of six Gunn High boys have faced violent bullying and harassment, including racial slurs, that administrators didn't...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2021
Last comment by staying home, on Nov 17, 2021 at 10:37 am | 54 comments | 20065 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to firm up rules for wireless equipment as legal landscape evolves

Despite its reputation as a tech powerhouse and growing reliance on wireless communication, Palo Alto hasn't exactly rolled...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2021
Last comment by mjh, on Nov 16, 2021 at 7:44 pm | 5 comments | 2883 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fauci: 'The country still has a long way to go to be safe'

Despite millions of vaccine doses administered across the country, the COVID-19 threat is still real, Dr. Anthony Fauci said...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 16, 2021 at 1:45 pm | 7 comments | 9105 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to welcome a new sister city: Bloomington, Indiana

Palo Alto has plenty in common with its next sister city -- a college town known for red jerseys, blue politics and a strong...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 16, 2021 at 9:03 am | 8 comments | 5738 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Most hazardous highway: Peninsula's I-280 listed as deadliest in state for wildlife

More wildlife have been killed by vehicles along Highway 280 from Cupertino to San Bruno over the past five years than in...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Nov 16, 2021 at 8:06 am | 2 comments | 4333 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to close Churchill near tracks faces backlash

Southgate residents see bitter irony in the city's decision to call its campaign to redesign the rail crossings "Connecting...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2021
Last comment by Me 2, on Nov 15, 2021 at 11:47 pm | 72 comments | 12631 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As battle over rent control resumes, City Council punts decision

The heated debate over renter protections reignited Monday, as city leaders prepared to consider a menu of measures to aid...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by @The Voice of Palo Alto, on Nov 14, 2021 at 8:17 pm | 8 comments | 6951 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to exempt grocery stores from new business tax

With Palo Alto preparing to place a business tax on the 2022 ballot, city officials on Monday agreed to consider exemptions...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Nov 14, 2021 at 2:11 am | 10 comments | 4579 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Mateo County Sheriff's Office ends ICE transfers, effective immediately

Sheriff Carlos Bolanos said Tuesday that his department will end release transfer requests from U.S. Immigration and Customs...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 12, 2021 at 1:01 pm | 7 comments | 5788 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lawsuit claims Palo Alto Unified denies students opportunities to advance in math, particularly disadvantaging girls

Palo Alto Unified School District is facing a lawsuit that alleges the district's math-placement process improperly stops...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2021
Last comment by Down the yellow brick road, on Nov 12, 2021 at 10:03 am | 41 comments | 14839 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Weekly sets $500K goal for Holiday Fund charity drive

The Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund campaign to support local nonprofits that provide critical help to those in need is kicking...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3145 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Opinion: Record-breaking Holiday Fund demonstrates the power of local giving

The past year has been a time of immense need, with the ongoing pandemic wreaking havoc on the health and well-being of our...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2764 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

It's back! Expanded Junior Museum and Zoo to reopen on Nov. 12

After two years of construction, Palo Alto's newly renovated Junior Museum and Zoo is set to reopen on Nov. 12 with interactive...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Nov 12, 2021 at 5:29 am | 7 comments | 9506 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

People paid a premium to build their home gyms. Will fitness clubs lure them back?

Many locals who have the resources took lockdown life as an opportunity to create their personal fitness bubbles and routines....

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by Isaac, on Nov 11, 2021 at 11:10 pm | 14 comments | 11635 Views

AROUND TOWN

'A failing street': As vacancies plague California Avenue, can the shopping district make a comeback?

Business owners and property managers who have maintained a stake on the dead-end street for multiple decades are now wondering...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 11, 2021 at 9:36 pm | 39 comments | 17330 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supervisors propose expanding program to provide health care to over 20K uninsured residents

Santa Clara County supervisors Joe Simitian and Otto Lee want to increase eligibility for the Primary Care Access Program. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 11, 2021 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 2614 Views

MOVIES

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre reopens Thursday

The Aquarius Theatre in downtown Palo Alto is welcoming audiences back in person this week, reopening Nov. 11 with Kenneth...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2021
Last comment by Mimosa, on Nov 11, 2021 at 6:47 pm | 1 comment | 2470 Views
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