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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown, El Camino feel the brunt of Palo Alto's economic pain

While just about every community in Santa Clara County suffered economic setbacks during the pandemic, the pain has been...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2021
Last comment by Los Altan, on Sep 10, 2021 at 11:05 am | 51 comments | 15145 Views

SPORTS

Prep football: Palo Alto playing rare Thursday night game

Football matchups this week include Palo Alto playing on Thursday against its first public school opponent, a rivalry game...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2021
Last comment by , on Sep 10, 2021 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 2924 Views

AROUND TOWN

With most activities on hold in 2020, running experiences a resurgence

Running has experienced a resurgence during the COVID-19 pandemic, with an estimated 50 million Americans, or about 15% of...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto hosts week-long party to celebrate city's resilience

To celebrate the community's resilience over the course of the pandemic, Palo Alto is hosting a week of more than 20 events,...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2021
Last comment by , on Sep 10, 2021 at 7:41 am | 1 comment | 171 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Opening statements in Holmes trial give competing versions of Theranos claims

Prosecutors gave a scathing opening statement Wednesday in the federal trial against Elizabeth Holmes, founder of the blood...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2021
Last comment by It.is.what.it.is, on Sep 9, 2021 at 4:26 pm | 3 comments | 2786 Views

SPORTS

Water polo, volleyball tournaments on the schedule this weekend

A full slate of tournaments in various sports is on tap for the weekend, highlighted by the 23rd annual Scott Roche Tournament,...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2021
Last comment by Claudette, on Sep 9, 2021 at 11:38 am | 2 comments | 1895 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local events will commemorate Sept. 11's 20th anniversary

Palo Alto and Stanford organizations will remember the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Friday and Saturday,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 9, 2021 at 9:58 am | 3 comments | 2984 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Supply shortages delay opening of Palo Alto's new bike bridge

Facing construction delays and supply shortages, Palo Alto now plans to open its new bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 in...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2021
Last comment by AllenPod , on Sep 9, 2021 at 9:43 am | 7 comments | 8392 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coroner's office identifies skeletal remains found near Skylonda in April

Skeletal remains found near the Skylonda/Woodside area on April 12 have been identified as 42-year-old Jill Anderegg, according...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Sep 9, 2021 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 5111 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Are there enough 'mad moms' in California to recall Gov. Newsom from office?

Recall supporters are counting on mothers angry over school closures, who helped fuel the petition drive, to also vote to...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2021
Last comment by Sophie, on Sep 8, 2021 at 9:47 pm | 10 comments | 3092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

As school boards resume in-person meetings, will the public still get to comment from home?

During the pandemic, local residents got used to offering their comments at virtual school board meetings by Zoom or phone....

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2021
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Sep 8, 2021 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 4298 Views

SPORTS

Gunn, St. Francis, Woodside, Pinewood win football games

James Lambert ran for three touchdowns, including a 57-yard romp, and the Gunn football team opened its home schedule with...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2956 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Assembly vote boosts police decertification bill

A bill that creates a process for decertifying police officers who have committed serious misconduct advanced in the state...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2021
Last comment by MM, on Sep 8, 2021 at 11:44 am | 3 comments | 3190 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Getreu trial: Brother of victim testifies alleged serial killer murdered his sister in 1963

Evan David Williams, a pastor, said that Getreu killed his sister on June 9, 1963, when his family and Getreu's parents were...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2021
Last comment by NanaDi, on Sep 8, 2021 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 5315 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How much will California's EDD scandal cost Newsom in the recall election?

Will voters in the California recall blame Gavin Newsom for backlogged unemployment claims and billions in fraud? Republican...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2021
Last comment by Jason Tarrick, on Sep 8, 2021 at 9:12 am | 5 comments | 7454 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Locals contribute over $3.4M to fight Newsom recall

With the California recall election less than three weeks away, the campaign fighting the effort to oust Gov. Gavin Newsom...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2021
Last comment by community member, on Sep 7, 2021 at 2:27 pm | 10 comments | 12483 Views

SPORTS

The Playbook, a newsletter about high school sports, to launch on the Peninsula

With the return this fall of full seasons of high school athletics, veteran sports journalists Rick Eymer and Glenn Reeves...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2021
Last comment by frankie1234, on Sep 7, 2021 at 10:43 am | 4 comments | 7334 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Apartment building eyed for The Fish Market site

The building on El Camino Real could be replaced with a five-story building with 129 apartments and ground-floor retail under...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2021
Last comment by I miss my small town feel, on Sep 7, 2021 at 8:27 am | 10 comments | 8457 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike plan in south Palo Alto faces uphill climb

Months after the City Council enthusiastically endorsed the creation of new bikeways south Palo Alto, the effort has run...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2021
Last comment by Ryan, on Sep 6, 2021 at 5:37 pm | 39 comments | 11561 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cities make the case for a 'bicycle superhighway'

Few roads better epitomize the frustrations and hopes of Peninsula's bicycle advocates than El Camino Real, a hazardous route...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2021
Last comment by Ryan, on Sep 6, 2021 at 5:05 pm | 32 comments | 11123 Views
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