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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. 2794 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 | 5548 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 | 2417 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 | 2326 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 | 5015 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Friends and family gather at intersection where Mountain View teen died after a collision with a truck

Family and friends have left flowers, candles, balloons and mementos at an impromptu memorial at the corner of El Camino...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on May 16, 2022 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 8806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council supports new rules for outdoor dining spaces

Parklets and car-free boulevards will remain a fixture of Palo Alto dining for the foreseeable future, though these areas...

Original post made on May. 10, 2022
Last comment by Another Bob, on May 16, 2022 at 12:32 pm | 14 comments | 4527 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who will succeed Jackie Speier? The race is on in the newly redrawn District 15

The race to fill the Congressional District 15 seat will be the Peninsula's most competitive in a generation, thanks to Rep....

Original post made on May. 14, 2022
Last comment by Citizen, on May 15, 2022 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 3616 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living in a pod? New concept in affordable shared housing emerges in Palo Alto

Its name has the cache of a trendy Brooklyn home, but Brownstone Shared Housing has brought a new housing concept that is...

Original post made on May. 3, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on May 14, 2022 at 11:25 am | 55 comments | 45801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County COVID cases surpass height of delta surge

COVID-19 cases are rising again to higher levels than last summer's surge, Santa Clara County Health Officer Dr. Sara Cody...

Original post made on May. 10, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on May 14, 2022 at 7:17 am | 8 comments | 13129 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to upgrade historic building, complete critical bike project as revenues recover

Palo Alto is looking to advance an ambitious infrastructure plan that would rehabilitate the Roth Building, fix roofs at...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by Chris, on May 13, 2022 at 9:28 am | 9 comments | 5676 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With 'The Hub,' Stanford Research Park banks on return of workforce

The newest development at Stanford Research Park is unlike all the others. Known as The Hub, it is a community center, a...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4252 Views

RESTAURANTS

Peninsula Restaurant Week is back, showcasing a diverse food and dining scene

With spring in full swing and the economy starting to rebound, local restaurateurs are welcoming diners for Peninsula Restaurant...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3224 Views

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 | 3077 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 | 3468 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 | 2746 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 | 9177 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 | 4447 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 | 1606 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 | 9080 Views
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