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PG&E plans power outages starting Wednesday; they could affect Palo Alto too

PG&E plans to pre-emptively shut down power due to dangerous weather starting Wednesday, and although the agency doesn't...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 10, 2019 at 9:47 am | 39 comments | 58303 Views

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Biden on Trump: 'We've got to save capitalism from this guy'

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden took jabs at President Donald Trump during a campaign fundraiser in downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 5, 2019 at 3:54 pm | 26 comments | 4728 Views

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Santa Clara County workers strike for first time in 40 years

Santa Clara County workers went on strike Wednesday morning for the first time in 40 years to protest unfair labor practices,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Oct 2, 2019 at 9:10 pm | 3 comments | 1958 Views

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Federal rule change could cut thousands of county residents from free food program

Three million Americans could lose access to federal food assistance programs under new rules proposed by the Trump administration,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2019
Last comment by Liz Gardner, on Sep 26, 2019 at 3:18 pm | 4 comments | 2383 Views

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Child, adult become county's first flu deaths of the season

Two Santa Clara County residents, including a child, have died recently from the flu, county officials said Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2019
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Letters to the editor

<B>Opposed to Castilleja expansion Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2019/09/06/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2019
Last comment by Dan Siehl, on Sep 24, 2019 at 10:35 pm | 1 comment | 511 Views

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High temperatures, bad air quality expected on Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Tuesday because of a forecast for an unhealthy...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 23, 2019 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 1621 Views

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Groups to kick off three-part series on healthy dialogue with talk on political polarization

Three community organizations in Palo Alto have come together to create a series of events that aim to promote healthy, responsible...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Sep 20, 2019 at 6:31 pm | 29 comments | 2283 Views

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Equity ripples: East Palo Alto continues to struggle amidst neighboring tech boom

Skyrocketing housing prices, a historical lack of economic, educational and health care opportunities have created seemingly...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2019
Last comment by A Moral Compass, on Sep 20, 2019 at 7:30 am | 10 comments | 6677 Views

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Going strong: Exercise program looks to help members with heart conditions reverse their symptoms

Crystal Gamage is among HeartFit for Life's 190 active members who pay $155 per month for access to medically supervised...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by Hard Copy, on Sep 7, 2019 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 4328 Views

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As East Palo Alto searches for more affordable housing, a mobile home park with some of the city's lowest-income residents is headed for closure

Amid the ongoing Bay Area housing crisis, in which the stock of low-income housing is shrinking and elected leaders are scrambling...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by C, on Sep 6, 2019 at 9:26 pm | 12 comments | 16517 Views

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Feds' $4.4M grant completes funding needed to develop East Palo Alto's Bay Road

East Palo Alto's 15-year quest to build critical infrastructure along Bay Road reached a milestone on Wednesday, when the...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2019
Last comment by Greggy, on Sep 5, 2019 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 5079 Views

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NASA women's leadership summit hosts Pelosi, Eshoo

It was a mix of corporate executives and political heavyweights, global thought leaders and scientific stars. And by no coincidence,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2019
Last comment by men work harder, on Sep 4, 2019 at 9:58 am | 4 comments | 2329 Views

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East Palo Alto board to study all school names — but first, Ravenswood Middle School

The Ravenswood school board voted unanimously on Thursday to form a board subcommittee to study and make recommendations...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Tuasosopo, on Aug 29, 2019 at 6:59 pm | 6 comments | 3014 Views

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Webcast: The power of ketamine

Palo Alto psychiatrist Rameen Ghorieshi joins Weekly journalists to discuss the potential of ketamine to treat severely depressed...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by , on Aug 27, 2019 at 2:39 am | 1 comment | 2753 Views

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One-cent sales tax for transit could be on 2020 ballot

Bay Area voters may be asked to approve a one-cent sales tax in 2020 that would fund a wide array of transportation projects...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 24, 2019 at 2:42 pm | 19 comments | 5688 Views

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Santa Clara County, San Francisco win final ruling over Trump's threat against sanctuary counties

Santa Clara County and San Francisco won a final victory in a lawsuit Friday challenging President Donald Trump's threat...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by George, on Aug 24, 2019 at 1:07 pm | 2 comments | 2674 Views

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A family came to Stanford Hospital chasing a lifesaving treatment for a rare disease. Now they may be forced to leave.

An Armenian family is trying to change their visa status to allow them to stay and work in the U.S. so their 19-month-old...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2019
Last comment by Tired of Immigration Abuses, on Aug 24, 2019 at 1:58 am | 8 comments | 6028 Views

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Palo Alto joins call for governance change at VTA

Palo Alto this week endorsed a scathing report calling for governance changes at the Santa Clara County Valley Transportation...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 23, 2019 at 8:41 am | 6 comments | 3905 Views

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VTA board members support shake-up after scathing grand jury report

A new VTA subcommittee began discussions on potential tweaks to the governing board that would improve effectiveness at the...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by Frank, on Aug 22, 2019 at 7:39 am | 2 comments | 2151 Views
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