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Nurses at Stanford, Packard hospitals start strike this morning

Nurses at Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's hospitals went on strike this morning after more than three months of unsuccessful...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Apr 27, 2022 at 11:03 am | 23 comments | 18409 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A defense against drought: District eyes water-purification plant as key to recycling increasingly scarce water

It's a well-known meteorological principle that when barometric pressure drops, rainstorms typically follow. But along the...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2022
Last comment by Leslie York, on Apr 27, 2022 at 5:45 am | 7 comments | 4985 Views

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Opinion: I reported my harassment in the California Legislature. Then state investigators went after me

A former staffer at Assembly member Marc Berman's office says the state Legislature must amend the open records act to require...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2022
Last comment by Leslie M, on Apr 26, 2022 at 9:28 pm | 13 comments | 4587 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dinner and a show: 12 must-visit destinations for dining and entertainment on the Peninsula

From pubs and coffee shops to Coastside distilleries and cocktail bars, we've rounded up 12 nearby destinations for dining...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Apr 26, 2022 at 6:05 pm | 2 comments | 3785 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New state task force sets out to combat declining student enrollment rates

A task force that will help combat declining student enrollment rates throughout California was announced Thursday by Tony...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2022
Last comment by S. Underwood, on Apr 26, 2022 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 2428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto students report 1.5-2 hours of homework a night

Palo Alto high schoolers report spending between an hour and a half and over two hours a night on homework, depending on...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2022
Last comment by staying home, on Apr 26, 2022 at 11:51 am | 19 comments | 13181 Views

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Opinion: Say 'Nimby' to Environmental Injustice

Gas blowers and other small off-road engines produce more ozone than all of California's tens of millions of cars combined....

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2022
Last comment by Geraldine Brag, on Apr 26, 2022 at 11:01 am | 18 comments | 7329 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto opts to keep police radios encrypted

Facing resistance from the Palo Alto Police Department, the Palo Alto City Council reluctantly agreed on Monday to keep police...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2022
Last comment by Avery Stone, on Apr 26, 2022 at 10:36 am | 27 comments | 7762 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council splits over downtown housing plan

Despite general consensus that downtown Palo Alto is the perfect place to add residential development, the City Council clashed...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Apr 25, 2022 at 6:19 pm | 4 comments | 6720 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Palo Alto centenarian Grace Lee turns 105 years old

In the latest column, news about a local woman's recent 105th birthday, a retired judge in the running for a California Book...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2022
Last comment by Claudette, on Apr 25, 2022 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 5007 Views

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Dr. Sara Cody reflects on her front-and-center role during the pandemic

Dr. Sara Cody faced the biggest challenge of her career in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic began to unfold. She was suddenly...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Apr 22, 2022 at 11:17 am | 10 comments | 4611 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

As COVID-19 recedes, Californians have new worries

A new poll found that Californians’ worries about COVID-19 have receded, but their attention has shifted to some old issues...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Apr 21, 2022 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 2327 Views

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Becker bill to remove police radio encryption picks up support

A bill by Sen. Josh Becker that would require law enforcement agencies throughout California to find alternatives to encrypting...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Apr 21, 2022 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 5710 Views

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Bay Area transit agencies weigh whether to keep mask mandate

A Monday ruling by a federal judge in Florida overturning mask mandates on public transportation doesn't appear to be immediately...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Apr 20, 2022 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 1871 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto resident robbed at gunpoint in driveway while child is in the car

Two armed men robbed a man at gunpoint Friday evening in the University South neighborhood while a young child sat in his...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2022
Last comment by South PA resident , on Apr 20, 2022 at 12:46 pm | 25 comments | 20116 Views

AROUND TOWN

The bond between siblings has top billing in 'Sense and Sensibility' musical at TheatreWorks

TheatreWorks is staging a musical adaptation of Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility," about the trials and triumphs of sisters...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2022
Last comment by Sheri, on Apr 19, 2022 at 10:16 pm | 1 comment | 3878 Views

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Tall Tree Awards honor global and local impact of outstanding individuals and organizations

Whether it be expansive park space or cutting-edge health care, this year's 10 Tall Tree Award recipients have played a role...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 19, 2022 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 7560 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents square off over Castilleja's redevelopment plan

With Castilleja School's proposal to rebuild its Bryant Street campus inching toward approval, supporters and opponents of...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2022
Last comment by Palo Alto native, on Apr 19, 2022 at 6:46 pm | 17 comments | 6020 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Voting opens in Junior Museum and Zoo's flamingo naming contest

In the latest column, news about the Junior Museum and Zoo's flamingo naming contest, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2022
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Not sure how to vote in the June primary? Upcoming forums give voters a chance to hear from the candidates

The League of Women Voters is hosting a series of virtual candidate forums in the coming weeks to help voters decide who...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2022
Last comment by emerson, on Apr 19, 2022 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 4905 Views
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