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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford University resident assistants go on indefinite strike

Resident assistants at Stanford University went on an indefinite strike Thursday after the university failed to meet their...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2021
Last comment by felix, on Sep 5, 2021 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 3161 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to tax businesses based on square footage

As Palo Alto advances its effort to bring a business tax to the November 2022 ballot, the City Council is moving toward a...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2021
Last comment by Leland , on Sep 5, 2021 at 11:02 am | 26 comments | 6575 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Could Latino voters make the difference in whether Newsom survives California's recall election?

Democrats who want to keep Newsom in office and Republicans trying to oust him are vying for Latinos' votes in the Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
Last comment by Justin Morales, on Sep 5, 2021 at 8:25 am | 8 comments | 3501 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police: Man shot air rifle intending to hit a student

A man who lives behind a Palo Alto elementary school has been arrested for allegedly shooting a BB gun and striking a child,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2021
Last comment by Paige O'Neill, on Sep 4, 2021 at 4:07 pm | 7 comments | 6172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Life in a Peninsula hacker house helped inspire tale of techies vs. hippies in 'Burning Man: The Musical'

Bay Area native Matt Werner created "Burning Man: The Musical" as a show that's as much about Silicon Valley as it is the...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4738 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Changes for busy Palo Alto intersection just down the road

In a bid to improve traffic flow at a key Stanford Research Park intersection, Santa Clara County is moving ahead with a...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2021
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Sep 3, 2021 at 3:39 pm | 2 comments | 11430 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Going beyond the call of duty, Avenidas honorees lay down groundwork for a better community

Each of this year's nine Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement honorees has created positive changes in the community by donating...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3785 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Raising millions of dollars as an advocate for the young and old

After recovering from Hodgkin's lymphoma, Fran Codispoti decided to turn her attention away from a lucrative career in tech...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1093 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Spending hundreds of hours lending a hand to nonprofits

Betsy Gifford is finally getting used to the idea of being honored with an Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement Award. She's...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1193 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Couple invests decades of work to improve local education

For Bill and Gay Krause, most of the other "giving back" flows from their shared passion for education. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1988 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Together and individually, couple dedicated to serving local, global communities

Armand and Eliane Neukermans' philanthropic work takes a stunningly broad scope, from complex social issues such as education...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1504 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lending his legal expertise to help launch startup nonprofits

Attorney Stephen Player has spent much of his 30-year career lending his skills to help local nonprofits get off the ground...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1239 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Changing lives through more than a dozen local organizations

Alma and Jim Phillipses' contributions to the Palo Alto area have been broad, spanning education, diversity, housing, civic...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1113 Views

SPORTS

Mountain View girls rally for nonleague volleyball victory

The Mountain View girls volleyball team beat Castilleja in a nonleague match Wednesday. In girls golf, Menlo School topped...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3270 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent sues Palo Alto Unified for barring student from attending class without a mask

The father of a rising senior at Palo Alto High School is suing the Palo Alto Unified School District after his son was prohibited...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2021
Last comment by Howmanybikesdoesittake?, on Sep 3, 2021 at 3:23 am | 47 comments | 17954 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD COVID Cases nearly double past week

According to the somewhat buried COVID dashboard for PAUSD, student COVID cases have gone from 6 cases, two weeks ago, to...

Original post made by Samuel+L on Sep. 2, 2021
There are no comments yet. 167 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bill to allow more density in single-family zones passes Assembly

A housing bill that would loosen up restrictions in single-family zones by allowing subdivisions for up to four dwellings...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2021
Last comment by Lennie, on Sep 2, 2021 at 6:55 pm | 44 comments | 14346 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Running dry: Reservoirs serving Valley Water reach historic lows

Extreme drought conditions have caused the Santa Clara Valley Water District's reservoirs to drop to just 12.5% of capacity,...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2021
Last comment by Resident11, on Sep 2, 2021 at 6:28 pm | 3 comments | 2896 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newsom's stimulus left out many retirees, veterans and disabled Californians. Will they vote to recall him?

Many retirees, veterans and disabled Californians aren't getting the Golden State Stimulus. They could punish Gov. Newsom...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Sep 2, 2021 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 2538 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to lean on police officers to address homelessness

Spurred by complaints from downtown business leaders and property owners, Palo Alto is preparing to expand the Police Department's...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2021
Last comment by Realistic, on Sep 2, 2021 at 12:36 am | 18 comments | 7238 Views
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