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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto will not advance hate-speech law

Despite widespread concern about a recent spate of racist incidents, the Palo Alto City Council on Monday dropped a controversial...

Original post made on May. 10, 2022
Last comment by Paly02, on May 12, 2022 at 7:42 pm | 4 comments | 2943 Views

AROUND TOWN

After three-year hiatus, May Fete Parade makes a comeback downtown

Downtown Palo Alto was bustling with activity on Saturday for the 98th annual May Fete Parade, an event that brought the...

Original post made on May. 9, 2022
Last comment by Less Traveled Road, on May 12, 2022 at 6:22 pm | 8 comments | 3386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Get an inside tour of Hangar One restoration work

Hangar One has sat, stripped and desolate in Moffett Field for over a decade. Now, work has started to restore the massive...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by mkrause3, on May 12, 2022 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 2613 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to consider divisive English Language Arts curriculum on Tuesday

On Tuesday evening, the Palo Alto school board will vote on a new English Language Arts curriculum that a number of teachers...

Original post made on May. 10, 2022
Last comment by Roy M, on May 12, 2022 at 9:38 am | 16 comments | 9055 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed hate speech law prompts debate in Palo Alto

Seeking to demonstrate their commitment to oppose racism, Palo Alto leaders are preparing to debate on Monday a legally dubious...

Original post made on May. 5, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on May 12, 2022 at 6:25 am | 21 comments | 4379 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How bad is water use in California? March is the worst so far, up 19%

Ignoring urgent pleas from water officials, Californians used substantially more water after a record-dry three months gripped...

Original post made on May. 11, 2022
Last comment by Anneke, on May 11, 2022 at 6:24 pm | 5 comments | 1522 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man drowns in Lake Tahoe

A local businessperson died in Lake Tahoe after falling out of a boat on Thursday, a El Dorado County Sheriff's Office spokesperson...

Original post made on May. 11, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on May 11, 2022 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 8754 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In Santa Clara County sheriff's race, Jensen gains the most monetary contributions

When it comes to campaign war chests, Santa Clara County sheriff candidate Kevin Jensen is outrunning the pack fivefold,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2022
Last comment by felix, on May 11, 2022 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 2710 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Three seek the job as county's chief law-enforcement officer

The contentious race for the Santa Clara County district attorney's seat is pitting a trailblazing incumbent against a seasoned...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
Last comment by More info, on May 11, 2022 at 3:15 pm | 8 comments | 4130 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo faces rivals from left, right and center in bid to retain Congress seat

Seven candidates vying to replace Rep. Anna Eshoo in a newly redrawn Silicon Valley congressional district know they face...

Original post made on May. 4, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on May 11, 2022 at 11:43 am | 30 comments | 5438 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opinion: 'Streamlining' the city's residential parking program, really?

Despite the fact that we have more employees per population than almost any other city in California, Palo Alto contracted...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2022
Last comment by Judith Kenney, on May 11, 2022 at 10:19 am | 16 comments | 4258 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto voters: Here's how to cast your primary election ballot by mail, in person

Under Santa Clara County's Voter's Choice Act, all registered voters will be sent mail-in ballots for the June 7 primary...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
Last comment by Citizen, on May 10, 2022 at 11:59 pm | 2 comments | 2620 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students urge more transparency after suicides; school district says it is respecting families' wishes

A group of students is urging the Palo Alto Unified School District to change the way it responds to suicides so that there...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2022
Last comment by Meadow, on May 10, 2022 at 10:37 pm | 15 comments | 7333 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Shocking and appalling': Bay Area leaders gearing up to protect access to legal abortions in California

Local politicians are grappling with the possibility of a reversal on federal abortion rights in light of a leaked Supreme...

Original post made on May. 4, 2022
Last comment by vmshadle, on May 10, 2022 at 9:18 pm | 11 comments | 4021 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Congresswomen, speaking in Mountain View, say overturning Roe v. Wade threatens democracy

Reps. Anna Eshoo and Zoe Lofgren declared that the U.S. Supreme Court going against public opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade...

Original post made on May. 7, 2022
Last comment by Jennifer, on May 10, 2022 at 6:43 pm | 24 comments | 3804 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford investigating noose found in tree as hate crime

A noose was found hanging outside a dorm at Stanford University on Sunday and campus police are investigating it as a hate...

Original post made on May. 10, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1527 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for alleged break-in at Goodwill store

Police arrested a man suspected of breaking into a Goodwill of Silicon Valley store in Palo Alto last week. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 9, 2022
Last comment by eileen , on May 9, 2022 at 7:38 pm | 2 comments | 2214 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Yes on Ravenswood's Measure I school bond

Next month, voters in the Ravenswood City School District will be asked to tax themselves and entrust the district with $110...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
Last comment by revdreileen, on May 9, 2022 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 1972 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Couple's record-setting $1.1B donation benefits Stanford's new sustainability school

In the latest Around Town column, news about a $1.1 billion donation for Stanford's new sustainability school set to open...

Original post made on May. 7, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3047 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gunn student creates a community cookbook to raise funds for food bank

Sonali Dhir has grown up making meals with her family, so when she ran across data showing that over 100,000 children in...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
Last comment by Jon Keeling, on May 8, 2022 at 10:53 pm | 1 comment | 4543 Views
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