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California legislators want to help you buy a house with down payment, 'shared equity'

California legislators propose a $1-billion-a-year down payment program for first-time buyers, given the high cost of housing...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2022
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 16, 2022 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 3415 Views

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Around Town: Math teacher's 3-day Jeopardy! run

In the latest column, news about a celebration for the Junior Museum and Zoo and renovated Rinconada Park, a Paly teacher's...

Original post made on May. 21, 2022
There are no comments yet. 5785 Views

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East Palo Alto Senior Center to reopen after two-year COVID-19 hiatus

The East Palo Alto Senior Center will be reopening on Friday, June 17, after shutting down for two years during the COVID-19...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2022
Last comment by Tom from Midtown, on Jun 14, 2022 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1962 Views

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Around Town: Church's yard sale collects $2,400 for Ukrainian relief efforts

Read news about a church that used the citywide yard sale to raise funds for Ukrainian relief, a $100 million donation benefiting...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Jun 13, 2022 at 10:09 pm | 1 comment | 4360 Views

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Palo Alto Weekly recognized with 16 awards in statewide journalism contest

The Palo Alto Weekly/Palo Alto Online walked away with 16 awards in the California Journalism Awards for coverage of the...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2022
Last comment by eileen , on Jun 10, 2022 at 7:45 pm | 4 comments | 3077 Views

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In town hall, local Congress members talk about gun violence prevention

In honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day, Rep. Anna Eshoo held a virtual town hall Friday with Rep. Mike Thompson...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2022
Last comment by MIdtown resident, on Jun 6, 2022 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 2576 Views

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Meta offers a quarter billion dollars in community amenities to Belle Haven

Meta is offering more than a quarter of a billion dollars in community benefits for its massive Willow Village development,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2022
Last comment by Enough, on Jun 3, 2022 at 6:08 pm | 3 comments | 3670 Views

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Youths' dream art center opens for in-person classes in East Palo Alto

After more than a decade of planning and effort, a new youth arts center is up and running in East Palo Alto. EPACenter held...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2022
Last comment by Claudette, on Jun 3, 2022 at 11:29 am | 3 comments | 4743 Views

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Bay Area may get light rain from major storm front hitting most states

A seven-day weather pattern expected to bring rain to 47 of the lower 48 states should lead to a short shower to the region...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2341 Views

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Around Town: Palo Alto Community Fund awards a record 96 grants to nonprofits

Read news about a total $1.7 million distributed to local nonprofits, the City Council advancing a plan to upgrade Fire Station...

Original post made on May. 31, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3893 Views

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Planned bike lane on California Avenue hits dead end

While California Avenue will remain a pedestrian promenade for the foreseeable future, Palo Alto officials narrowly rejected...

Original post made on May. 17, 2022
Last comment by eileen , on May 23, 2022 at 8:56 am | 27 comments | 6434 Views

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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. 4059 Views

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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 | 5839 Views

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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 | 15771 Views

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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 | 4341 Views

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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 | 4170 Views

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Around Town: Couple's record-setting $1.1B donation benefits Stanford's new sustainability school

In the latest Around Town column, news about a $1.1 billion donation for Stanford's new sustainability school set to open...

Original post made on May. 7, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4318 Views

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Palo Alto's May Fete Parade set to return for 98th edition

The Palo Alto May Fete Parade and Fair is going back to its traditional format this Saturday to the delight of many. Read...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
There are no comments yet. 5028 Views

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Federal judge orders serial ADA plaintiffs to show standing to sue in 9 cases

A federal judge has ordered three disabled plaintiffs and their lawyers to prove they are entitled to bring their lawsuits...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2022
Last comment by Observer, on May 5, 2022 at 2:37 pm | 11 comments | 7779 Views

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Reusable boba straws, Tesla Hot Wheels and a Sushirrito menu: Palo Alto envisions items to fill a time capsule

In the latest Around Town column, news about plans for next year's Palo Alto Day celebration, local students working to address...

Original post made on May. 1, 2022
Last comment by Joy abbott, on May 4, 2022 at 11:03 am | 9 comments | 5268 Views
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