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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto residents want surveillance cameras after park shooting

When volleys of gunfire erupted Tuesday at Jack Farrell Park in East Palo Alto, screaming children ran from the playground...

Original post made on May. 21, 2022
Last comment by We Are The People, on May 23, 2022 at 12:06 pm | 4 comments | 5580 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City reaches settlement with victim of violent arrest outside Happy Donuts

Palo Alto reached a settlement on Wednesday with Julio Arevalo, who suffered a facial bone fracture at the hands of a city...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
Last comment by Chase Willingham, on May 23, 2022 at 9:57 am | 25 comments | 3508 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Great Culling: Which California bills did legislators kill?

On suspense file day, legislators killed about 220 California bills on issues including education, health care, housing and...

Original post made on May. 22, 2022
Last comment by Erica Decker, on May 23, 2022 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 2741 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A real-life Gilded Age whodunit

Evidence suggests Stanford University co-founder Jane Stanford died of poisoning in 1905. Author and historian Richard White...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
Last comment by Erica Decker, on May 23, 2022 at 9:02 am | 13 comments | 5116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planned bike lane on California Avenue hits dead end

While California Avenue will remain a pedestrian promenade for the foreseeable future, Palo Alto officials narrowly rejected...

Original post made on May. 17, 2022
Last comment by eileen , on May 23, 2022 at 8:56 am | 27 comments | 5323 Views

BOOKS

Spring Real Estate 2022: A look at local market trends, bidding wars and real estate in the post-COVID era

The spring real estate market is here -- and so is our annual Spring Home & Real Estate magazine, which takes a look at this...

Original post made on May. 23, 2022
There are no comments yet. 8007 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto sends message to shooters: 'We're not going to tolerate this'

East Palo Alto police, city officials and faith leaders vowed on Wednesday, in the aftermath of a deadly shooting the night...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
There are no comments yet. 6556 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rising COVID-19 infections hit Palo Alto schools

Local schools are seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases, mirroring trends seen across Santa Clara County and in many parts...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on May 21, 2022 at 9:54 pm | 6 comments | 8452 Views

SPORTS

New film shares Peninsula woman's experience as a queer Asian American skateboarder

"Crashing Wheels on Concrete," featuring LinkedIn software engineer Kat Sy, is playing at the Center for Asian American Media's...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1657 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to restore positions in police and fire departments

After two years of attrition, the Palo Alto City Council is preparing to boost spending in the city's police and fire departments...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
Last comment by mjh, on May 20, 2022 at 11:58 am | 2 comments | 2572 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Family donates $1 million to develop youth mental health resources

The family of a Palo Alto man who died by suicide in October 2021 has made a $1 million donation to create a scholarship...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on May 20, 2022 at 11:55 am | 3 comments | 6251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alison Cormack will not seek second term on Palo Alto City Council

Alison Cormack, who was elected to the City Council in 2018 and who has been a vocal advocate for building more housing and...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
Last comment by Local news junkie, on May 20, 2022 at 7:23 am | 24 comments | 6748 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google opens the doors on its massive Bay View campus next to NASA Ames

Google's eye-catching, 1.1 million-square-foot campus on the edge of the bay is complete and open to employees, marking a...

Original post made on May. 18, 2022
Last comment by mjh, on May 19, 2022 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 9301 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opinion: A Palo Alto business tax and the space-time continuum

Here in Palo Alto we can do our part by adopting a fair, appropriate tax on those companies that can most afford it. Silicon...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
Last comment by Joe in Green Acres, on May 18, 2022 at 11:26 am | 17 comments | 4350 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Couple's cross-country bike trip focuses on stroke and aphasia awareness

What Steve Zuckerman calls a "wacky cross-country trip" and a bucket list item for him and his wife Debra Meyerson, may also...

Original post made on May. 16, 2022
Last comment by Mark, on May 17, 2022 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 3284 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Palo Alto youth recognized in local poetry contest

In the latest Around Town column, news about the winners and honorable mentions in this year's Palo Alto Students Foundation...

Original post made on May. 17, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3309 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Elderly woman accosted by robbers in roadside attack

Two people attempted to rob an elderly Palo Alto woman of her wedding ring on Saturday afternoon, causing her injuries,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2022
Last comment by Erin Hubbell, on May 17, 2022 at 10:57 am | 4 comments | 6419 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California spent millions to boost COVID vaccination rates of Medi-Cal members — but they lag even more

Gaps in COVID vaccination rates among the state's Medi-Cal population persist. Five Medi-Cal plans still have vaccination...

Original post made on May. 15, 2022
Last comment by Erin Hubbell, on May 16, 2022 at 2:53 pm | 4 comments | 2867 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two injured when teen accidentally discharges firearm in parked vehicle

Two teenagers were injured early Thursday morning when one of them accidentally discharged a firearm while he was in his...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
Last comment by Erin Hubbell, on May 16, 2022 at 2:51 pm | 10 comments | 2670 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit scrutinizes Palo Alto's frustrating permit process

A new audit has found Palo Alto's permit process for solar panels and other home upgrades is hobbled by long lead times for...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 16, 2022 at 1:00 pm | 20 comments | 5424 Views
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