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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Around Town: Stanford removes Elimination of Harmful Language Initiative website amid backlash

Read news about controversy surrounding Stanford's Elimination of Harmful Language Initiative, a new docuseries about a 1998...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2023
Last comment by Online Name, on Jan 10, 2023 at 11:26 am | 6 comments | 7109 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Storm raises prospect of more flooding

Heavy rains have pushed San Francisquito Creek to the brink of flooding this morning, with water under the Pope-Chaucer Bridge...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2023
Last comment by Retired PAUSD Teacher, on Jan 10, 2023 at 7:59 am | 6 comments | 18474 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State bill aims to dim artificial light from California's night skies

In efforts to kickstart mindful artificial light usage in California, dark sky advocates reintroduced legislation in December...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2023
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 9, 2023 at 6:15 pm | 3 comments | 5022 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Strong winds trigger outages in various Palo Alto neighborhoods

More than 700 customers were without power in Palo Alto on Saturday night and Sunday morning after a tree fell on a power...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2023
Last comment by Bystander, on Jan 9, 2023 at 5:42 pm | 6 comments | 6053 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robber steals purse from woman parked near Greer Park

A woman sitting in her parked car was the victim of strong-arm robbery around 7:30 p.m . Friday, Jan. 6, near Greer Park...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2023
Last comment by kimmy, on Jan 9, 2023 at 3:35 pm | 3 comments | 5623 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Popularity or seniority? Palo Alto debates best way to choose mayor

Every January, the City Council conducts what amounts to a popularity contest among its members to select a new mayor and...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2022
Last comment by Barbara Gross, on Jan 9, 2023 at 11:27 am | 37 comments | 7883 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

It's going to rain again. Here's what you can expect.

A windy and wet weekend is on tap for the Bay Area, with the National Weather Service forecasting another "significant" storm...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jan 9, 2023 at 8:09 am | 2 comments | 7633 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Heavy storms, flood risks renew sense of urgency over delayed San Francisquito Creek projects

For residents near the San Francisquito Creek, this past week's storms brought back memories of the devastating 1998 flood...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2023
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jan 8, 2023 at 4:05 pm | 17 comments | 13125 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bay Area receives 2-4 inches of rain in mid-week storm; another soaking expected in coming days

Between 2 and 4 inches of rain doused much of the Bay Area Wednesday and Thursday, with rainfall totals as high as 5 inches...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jan 7, 2023 at 6:10 pm | 5 comments | 4636 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B>HARMFUL LANGUAGE ...</B> <B>Stanford University</B> has taken down its <B>Elimination of Harmful Language Initiative</B>...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jan 6, 2023 at 9:53 pm | 5 comments | 550 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tech CEO arrested on suspicion of peeping into woman's bathroom stall

A tech CEO in Palo Alto was arrested on Monday in Mountain View for allegedly peeping into a woman's restroom stall, the...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jan 6, 2023 at 6:13 pm | 21 comments | 8429 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto storm watch: Track the impact of the Jan. 4 atmospheric river event

Get the latest information on road closures, flooding and other hazards and alerts in Palo Alto and East Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2023
Last comment by Bystander, on Jan 6, 2023 at 11:43 am | 7 comments | 31446 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meet a self-taught Palo Alto home chef making healthy, Instagrammable recipes

Fida Milki for years had been a health-conscious home chef and enjoyed cooking for friends and family at her Palo Alto house....

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2023
There are no comments yet. 7438 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Want to downsize? Start decluttering now

Midpeninsula residents share their stories on "going small," from giving their belongings away to utilizing local services...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2023
There are no comments yet. 4290 Views

AROUND TOWN

As storm advances, locals work to protect their homes

As Mary Brayton filled sandbags on Wednesday morning to protect her Chaucer Street home against the approaching storm, she...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2023
There are no comments yet. 4057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund: Nonprofit empowers parents to be their kids' first teachers

Learning Home Volunteers teaches low-income families how to use everyday activities to prepare for kindergarten. With help...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2023
There are no comments yet. 4176 Views

AROUND TOWN

With recent book, Bay Area author and physician reflects on life as a parent and her work as an abortion doctor

In her memoir, "Boundless: An Abortion Doctor Becomes a Mother," author Christine Henneberg ponders the concept of choice,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2023
Last comment by Barbara, on Jan 5, 2023 at 9:50 pm | 2 comments | 2624 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flood update: Risk low but El Camino underpass at University is still closed

Palo Alto city crews are cleaning up streets, and an underpass along El Camino Real is still closed due to flooding following...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2023
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Jan 5, 2023 at 9:20 pm | 44 comments | 18568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why California is among last states not screening children for dyslexia

California's efforts to help children with dyslexia come amid a national push to change how reading is being taught to all...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2023
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jan 5, 2023 at 8:42 pm | 6 comments | 5579 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study shows lower lifetime earning for pandemic-era students

Students nationwide face lower earnings over their lifetime because of a loss of education during the pandemic, a Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2023
Last comment by Retired PAUSD Teacher, on Jan 5, 2023 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 4143 Views
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