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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teen starts music organization for COVID-19 relief

A Palo Alto high school student has developed a new, and melodic, way for parents to keep fidgety and stir-crazy kids occupied...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 4, 2020 at 12:19 am | 1 comment | 10449 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City moves toward compromise on growth vision

Responding to an uproar of criticism from residents and community volunteers, members of the Palo Alto City Council swiftly...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by Abitarian, on Mar 24, 2017 at 1:56 pm | 53 comments | 10448 Views

BOOKS

Landlords, tenants can now apply to cover unpaid rent from past year

California's COVID-19 rent relief application portal went live on March 15, which will help eligible landlords and tenants...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2021
Last comment by Sara A, on Mar 22, 2021 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 10448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Referendum threatens transgender student law

A law that articulates the rights and treatment of transgender students at schools across the state goes into effect Jan....

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Pscoll16, on Jan 28, 2014 at 10:14 pm | 39 comments | 10446 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

As U.S. bans WeChat, local Chinese Americans face loss of tool that's become integral to their lives

The popular Chinese-owned mobile app WeChat, which has been the main communications lifeblood for local Chinese Americans,...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2020
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Sep 30, 2020 at 11:45 pm | 35 comments | 10446 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to decide fate of Maybell loan

The Palo Alto City Council will decide Monday whether to demand a $5.82 million loan to the Palo Alto Housing Corp. be returned...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Dec 8, 2013 at 7:58 am | 23 comments | 10439 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Accused Palo Alto Online hacker sought economic damage

The 2015 hack on Palo Alto Online and parent company Embarcadero Media appeared designed to inflict significant financial...

Original post made on May. 30, 2018
Last comment by student, on May 30, 2018 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 10439 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Changes for Charleston-Arastradero approved

No traffic-calming project has caused as much road rage in Palo Alto as the city's decade-long experiment with the Chareston-Arastradero...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jan 12, 2016 at 1:39 pm | 48 comments | 10438 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Elizabeth Holmes trial: Nurse practitioner describes alarming, inaccurate Theranos test results

A nurse practitioner testified to wildly inconsistent blood test results given to a pregnant patient in her OB-GYN practice...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2021
Last comment by felix, on Sep 23, 2021 at 8:55 am | 4 comments | 10438 Views

AROUND TOWN

AT&T and concerned residents butt heads

An AT&T presentation intended to inform Palo Alto residents about plans to shore up spotty coverage by installing distributed...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Peninsula Commuter, on Aug 4, 2011 at 5:50 pm | 34 comments | 10438 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

EPA calls Page Mill Properties 'predatory'

After almost a year of litigation, most of which the city has lost, the East Palo Alto City Council passed a resolution Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by EPA Entrepreneur, on Sep 22, 2015 at 1:33 pm | 5 comments | 10437 Views

BOOKS

Free the Children opens office, holds rally

More than a hundred teenagers and adults celebrated the opening of the first Free the Children office in California, located...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 2, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 4 comments | 10437 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail launches study for Peninsula segment

With plans accelerating for the Bay Area segment of California's high-speed rail line, Palo Alto officials this week called...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on May 22, 2017 at 8:44 am | 43 comments | 10433 Views

AROUND TOWN

As coronavirus spreads, fears of taking down California's economy

As the stock market tumbled and oil prices collapsed on Monday, Gov. Gavin Newsom's top economic officials sought to project...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2020
Last comment by @Adobe-Meadow, on Mar 22, 2020 at 7:34 pm | 15 comments | 10433 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Council: the battle for the fifth seat

Lydia Kou and Cory Wolbach, candidates for Palo Alto City Council, have been locked in a razor-thin contest for the fifth...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Sea REDDY, on Nov 11, 2014 at 7:21 pm | 53 comments | 10432 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man attempts to grab girl on bicycle in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who attempted to grab an 11-year-old girl's arm as she rode her bicycle past him after...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Phony, on Feb 7, 2013 at 6:43 pm | 26 comments | 10432 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New golf course to uproot 500 trees in the Baylands

An ambitious overhaul of Palo Alto's golf course in the Baylands scored another victory Wednesday night when the city's planning...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 3, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 50 comments | 10431 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Palo Alto's oldest black church celebrates rebirth

Clarence Nicholas, 90, stood outside a small, stucco building in downtown Palo Alto last Saturday afternoon, his hands clutching...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Kiley, on Jul 12, 2014 at 7:00 pm | 9 comments | 10430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Most district teachers are vaxxed. Is that enough for parents?

As summer winds down, local school districts are facing another academic year amid a pandemic. But this time, they have vaccines...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2021
Last comment by S. Underwood, on Aug 11, 2021 at 1:42 pm | 32 comments | 10429 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castilleja vows to reduce enrollment

Castilleja School has pledged to reduce its enrollment by 33 students over the next four years if it cannot come to new terms...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by castilleja student, on Feb 2, 2015 at 9:24 pm | 26 comments | 10429 Views
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