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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sutter Health settles Medicare false claims civil case for $90M

Sutter Health has agreed to pay $90 million to settle a civil lawsuit that alleged the company had overcharged a federal...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
Last comment by community member, 4 hours ago | 13 comments | 4469 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judy Kleinberg, former mayor and community leader, to receive Athena Award from Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce

Judy Kleinberg, who has served the city, local schools and nonprofits for almost 40 years, is being given the Athena Award...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by Peninsula Lady, 6 hours ago | 4 comments | 7613 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woven in time: Qualia Gallery showcases textile art

"Interlaced," a group exhibition of tapestries and textile art, is on view at Qualia Gallery through Oct. 1. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2021
Last comment by Muggles, 7 hours ago | 3 comments | 8187 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist steers clear of attempted robber on bridge

Palo Alto police are investigating a Saturday morning robbery attempt after a man reportedly tried to take a bicycle from...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2021
Last comment by , 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 2623 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County braces for surge of refugees following U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan

The county is expecting an increase in refugees following the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, with nonprofits estimating...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, 10 hours ago | 13 comments | 7187 Views

SPORTS

Gunn football comes up big in Yerba Buena; Los Altos, Woodside fall

Gunn scored on its first play from scrimmage en route to a 56-6 pasting of Yerba Buena on the road Friday night. Woodside...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2021
Last comment by John B. Sails, 12 hours ago | 3 comments | 2813 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Newsom signs housing bills that reform single-family zoning

Having survived the recall attempt, the governor has signed two bold housing bills, including one that would reform zoning...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by Hinrich, 14 hours ago | 27 comments | 12501 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks for help in fighting economic slump

With tax revenues plunging and businesses struggling to stay afloat, Palo Alto's elected leaders agree that they will need...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2021
Last comment by Skibum, 16 hours ago | 18 comments | 6567 Views

BOOKS

Opinion: What most environmentalists don't know can hurt us

Global warming is a serious issue and environmentalists are trying their best to be helpful. But good intentions do not automatically...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by Phyllis Leaf, 16 hours ago | 16 comments | 5960 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cars to return to University Avenue in October

Palo Alto's bold experience with car-free downtown promenades will start to wind down next month, after the City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
Last comment by ndn, 16 hours ago | 27 comments | 16307 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Peters throws for three touchdowns in win over Carlmont

Danny Peters threw three touchdown passes and ran for another Saturday and Palo Alto beat Carlmont 36-14 in a nonleague football...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2422 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford welcomes largest-ever incoming class as university reopens

Thousands of Stanford students have returned to campus for face-to-face classes for the fall quarter, which begins today....

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2021
Last comment by merry, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 3497 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 Jane, on Sep 19, 2021 at 11:32 pm | 5 comments | 6950 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Together Again': Palo Alto celebrates resilience with week of events

To celebrate community resilience over the course of the pandemic, Palo Alto will kick off this Friday a week of more than...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2021
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 19, 2021 at 5:21 pm | 6 comments | 7411 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community reunites at Moonlight Run & Walk

The annual Moonlight Run & Walk, a beloved Palo Alto tradition held under the full harvest moon, resumed in person at the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2021
Last comment by akohrman, on Sep 19, 2021 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 5544 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

And the winner in the California recall is? None of the above

While Larry Elder clearly led all replacement candidates in the California recall election, he finished far behind none of...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3929 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lawmakers target reforms to California's recall process

After beating back an effort to oust Gov. Gavin Newsom, Democratic lawmakers began to set the stage Wednesday for reforming...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by jr1, on Sep 19, 2021 at 12:34 pm | 5 comments | 8184 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Searching for their father's killer

Determined to find their father's killer, a son and a daughter set out to unearth what really happened in North Beach in...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2021
Last comment by Maggie, on Sep 19, 2021 at 9:38 am | 7 comments | 8748 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate vandalism at downtown parking garage as a hate crime

Palo Alto police are investigating a vandalism incident discovered on Wednesday night at a parking garage as a hate crime,...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by WilliamR, on Sep 18, 2021 at 9:14 pm | 2 comments | 5561 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen pilot on trip around the world swings by Palo Alto

Could Zara Rutherford make the history books as the youngest person to fly around the world? The 19-year-old Belgian, who...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4344 Views
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