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Boy, 15, dies in East Palo Alto shooting Monday night

A 15-year-old boy died in a shooting Monday night in East Palo Alto, according to police. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2022/06/14/boy-15-dies-in-eas...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2022
Last comment by eileen , on Jun 15, 2022 at 12:15 pm | 7 comments | 5007 Views

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Palo Alto courthouse will stay open after sheriff drops plan to shutter facility

A proposal by Sheriff Laurie Smith to close the Palo Alto and Morgan Hill courthouses due to staffing shortages has been...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2022
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 13, 2022 at 8:01 am | 4 comments | 3301 Views

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Jonsen, Jensen in tight race to become next Santa Clara County sheriff

Retiring Palo Alto police Chief Bob Jonsen is thus far edging out former sheriff's Capt. Kevin Jensen in a tight five-way...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2022
Last comment by John, on Jun 12, 2022 at 8:50 pm | 3 comments | 4869 Views

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Bay Area Toll Authority to seek more than $180M in unpaid bridge tolls, late fees

The Bay Area Toll Authority will try to collect more than $180 million in unpaid bridge tolls, which breaks down to about...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Jun 12, 2022 at 7:34 pm | 3 comments | 2164 Views

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Local peace activists protest nuclear warfare at downtown rally

With signs in hand, a small but dedicated group of 10 activists protested the use of nuclear weapons, an industry with ties...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2022
Last comment by Mondoman, on Jun 10, 2022 at 1:42 pm | 4 comments | 2264 Views

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With unofficial majority of votes, District Attorney Jeff Rosen poised for reelection

Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen took a commanding early lead on election night over his challengers, with...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2022
Last comment by Elaine Stone, on Jun 9, 2022 at 12:29 am | 3 comments | 5052 Views

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Community members take a stand against gun violence at downtown gathering

In the wake of multiple mass shootings across the country in recent weeks, about 75 people gathered at Lytton Plaza in downtown...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2022
Last comment by MIdtown resident, on Jun 8, 2022 at 3:57 am | 5 comments | 3046 Views

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Is Palo Alto ready for campaign finance reform?

Everyone agrees that there's too much money in Palo Alto politics, even those who benefit the most from this trend. As advocates...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
Last comment by Patty, on Jun 7, 2022 at 12:21 pm | 34 comments | 6465 Views

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San Jose transit board fights bill that would reorganize leadership

Silicon Valley transit officials are standing firm against a legislative proposal that would dramatically change VTA's governing...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2022
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Jun 7, 2022 at 12:06 pm | 2 comments | 1772 Views

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Editorial: Our election recommendations

The Palo Alto Weekly editorial board offers its recommendations in the races for Congressional District 16 and Santa Clara...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jun 3, 2022 at 5:58 pm | 33 comments | 20701 Views

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From KQED to caregiver for mom in Menlo Park

At a time when some people think about retiring, Dave Iverson, nearing 60 with a recent diagnosis of Parkinson's disease,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2912 Views

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Ukrainian president shares thoughts on 'cruel war,' value of freedom in Stanford address

​​In his speech to Stanford University students on Friday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy recalled the story...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2022
There are no comments yet. 5430 Views

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How Newsom would close the achievement gap in California schools

Gov. Gavin Newsom advocates "completely reimagining" California's schools to equalize academic outcomes, but will it work? Read...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2022
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 1, 2022 at 7:21 pm | 3 comments | 1780 Views

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Circular-shaped Los Altos Hills remodel provides 180-degree Silicon Valley views

Rather than demolish their quirky, circular 1960s-era home, Los Altos Hills couple decides to reconfigure the floor plan...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 1, 2022 at 7:06 pm | 2 comments | 4455 Views

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California reports first case of suspected monkeypox

The first suspected case of monkeypox in California, a viral infection that causes respiratory symptoms and scarring skin...

Original post made on May. 25, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on May 25, 2022 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 4777 Views

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Home Depot worker dies in industrial accident

A 39-year-old employee was killed on Friday, May 13, at a Home Depot store in East Palo Alto, according to police. Read...

Original post made on May. 24, 2022
Last comment by William Hitchens, on May 24, 2022 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 4857 Views

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Senate bill to limit police encryption scores another victory

State Sen. Josh Becker's proposal to require police departments to find alternatives to radio encryption took another major...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
Last comment by Sharon Johnson, on May 23, 2022 at 3:01 pm | 6 comments | 2928 Views

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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 | 6245 Views

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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 | 9277 Views

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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 | 3280 Views
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