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Developer threatens suit after townhome project panned by architectural board

Emboldened by recent state laws, a developer is threatening to sue Palo Alto after the city's Architectural Review Board...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2022
Last comment by toransu, on May 4, 2022 at 12:38 am | 22 comments | 9133 Views

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Nurses at Stanford, Packard hospitals reach tentative contract

The union representing about 5,000 nurses at Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital have reached a tentative...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2022
Last comment by Mary, on May 2, 2022 at 9:29 pm | 9 comments | 4426 Views

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Berman curses during heated hearing on 'unprofessional conduct' bill

Assembly member Marc Berman, D-Menlo Park, apologized Tuesday after cursing out loud at public speakers who were complaining...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2022
Last comment by Tecsi, on Apr 30, 2022 at 9:53 am | 18 comments | 6555 Views

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Thousands of Stanford and Packard nurses vote to authorize strike

A whopping 93% of voting members of a nurses union on Thursday authorized their leaders to call a strike against Stanford...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2022
Last comment by ndn, on Apr 27, 2022 at 2:18 pm | 43 comments | 23387 Views

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Dinner and a show: 12 must-visit destinations for dining and entertainment on the Peninsula

From pubs and coffee shops to Coastside distilleries and cocktail bars, we've rounded up 12 nearby destinations for dining...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Apr 26, 2022 at 6:05 pm | 2 comments | 4702 Views

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Around Town: Palo Alto centenarian Grace Lee turns 105 years old

In the latest column, news about a local woman's recent 105th birthday, a retired judge in the running for a California Book...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2022
Last comment by Claudette, on Apr 25, 2022 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 6279 Views

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The bond between siblings has top billing in 'Sense and Sensibility' musical at TheatreWorks

TheatreWorks is staging a musical adaptation of Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility," about the trials and triumphs of sisters...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2022
Last comment by Sheri, on Apr 19, 2022 at 10:16 pm | 1 comment | 4928 Views

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Around Town: Voting opens in Junior Museum and Zoo's flamingo naming contest

In the latest column, news about the Junior Museum and Zoo's flamingo naming contest, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2022
There are no comments yet. 5026 Views

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Police search for armed robbers believed to be tied to car burglaries

Police are looking for two people who robbed a man in Palo Alto on Friday evening and later appeared to have committed auto...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 16, 2022 at 2:13 pm | 8 comments | 3776 Views

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Former HP attorney Hal Mickelson helps lay the foundation for a new history museum

Thousands may have heard Hal Mickelson as the "voice" of Stanford University's marching band in the 1970s and '80s, but his...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3957 Views

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Homewood Suites opens its doors to nonprofits, people in need

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce and Palo Alto Weekly are recognizing Homewood Suites as the 2022 outstanding business at...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3280 Views

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From the Unabomber to Theranos, this courtroom artist draws history at famous trials in the Bay Area and beyond

Vicki Behringer has drawn key witnesses at Bay Area trials for 30 years -- everyone from murderers and rapists to CEOs and...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2022
Last comment by WilliamR, on Apr 13, 2022 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 4282 Views

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Around Town: Stanford student searches for personal assistant, offers $50 hourly rate

In the latest column, news about a personal assistant job posting for a Stanford student, the East Palo Alto City Council's...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2022
There are no comments yet. 6100 Views

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Palo Alto's ambitious plans for transitional housing hit financial hurdle

While Mountain View and Redwood City have each received hefty grants through the state's Homekey program to build modular...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Apr 8, 2022 at 12:36 pm | 5 comments | 6365 Views

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Stanford's Cantor Arts Center hires a new director

Bay Area native Veronica Roberts will take over as director of the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University this summer,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2022
There are no comments yet. 6468 Views

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Foothill-De Anza board declines to reinstate Thuy Nguyen as president

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District board of trustees declined to reinstate Thuy Nguyen as Foothill College's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2022
Last comment by Citizen, on Apr 6, 2022 at 9:23 am | 2 comments | 6204 Views

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Mountain View police release findings of investigation into crash that killed 13-year-old

Graham Middle School student Andre Retana had fallen off his bicycle in front of a construction truck, whose driver could...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2022
Last comment by relentlesscactus, on Apr 5, 2022 at 8:41 pm | 6 comments | 9505 Views

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Council gives up grant funding for south Palo Alto bike projects

After failing to make progress on new bikeways in south Palo Alto, the City Council agreed on Monday night to give up more...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2022
Last comment by III, on Apr 2, 2022 at 7:28 pm | 17 comments | 9342 Views

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Blooms, birds and bees: 10 gardens to visit on the 20th annual Growing Natives Garden Tour

Gardeners and plant lovers alike are abuzz over the return of the Growing Natives Garden Tour, which went virtual the last...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4616 Views

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Around Town: Church celebrates Women's History Month with portraits display

In the latest Around Town column, news about how one local church is marking Women's History Month, a Paly senior who made...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4152 Views
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