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Palo Alto Unified's youngest students return to school with a new set of norms

About 650 transitional kindergarten, kindergarten and first-grade students went back to campus in person on Monday following...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2020
Last comment by Facts and Figures, on Oct 18, 2020 at 2:12 pm | 22 comments | 13000 Views

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Around Town: Stanford economists wake up to news of their Nobel Prize

In the latest Around Town column, the story of how two Stanford economists learned they won a Nobel Prize and news about...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2020
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Alleged robber causes scare with replica handgun at Stanford Shopping Center

A man who reportedly had a gun at Stanford Shopping Center was arrested by Palo Alto police in connection with a robbery...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2020
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Oct 16, 2020 at 11:13 pm | 8 comments | 4774 Views

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Palo Alto artist exhibits painting at de Young Museum

The colorful artwork of longtime Palo Alto resident Flo de Bretagne has graced the walls of local schools, hospitals and...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2020
Last comment by Judy Kramer, on Oct 14, 2020 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 1399 Views

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Avenidas CEO Amy Andonian found safe

UPDATE: Amy Andonian has been found safe and unharmed by a family member, her mother, Sandra Carlson said on Tuesday afternoon....

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2020
Last comment by Bruce Gee, on Oct 13, 2020 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 19528 Views

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COVID-19 outbreak at Palo Alto's Channing House underscores dangers despite precautions against virus

As health leaders warn of a possibly dangerous fall and winter that could lead to new COVID-19 cases, recent outbreaks at...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2020
Last comment by Marie, on Oct 13, 2020 at 12:06 pm | 5 comments | 18019 Views

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Students protest in Palo Alto over supervisor's vote on sex assault policy study

A group of high school students on Sunday protested outside the Palo Alto home of a Santa Clara County supervisor over a...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2020
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 13, 2020 at 8:13 am | 12 comments | 3343 Views

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Two Stanford University economists win Nobel Prize

A pair of Stanford economists will share the 2020 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2020
Last comment by Bud Green, on Oct 12, 2020 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 5673 Views

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Vote-by-mail fail: When a ballot arrives that isn't for you

More than 21 million ballots are now in various stages of transit across California. They are in mail trucks and mail boxes....

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 11, 2020 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 2460 Views

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Around Town: Using bright colors, outdoor installation radiates with positive words

In the latest Around Town column, news about an outdoor installation that exudes positivity, the long-awaited reopening of...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2020
Last comment by Jane, on Oct 11, 2020 at 12:24 am | 3 comments | 3069 Views

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The Moonlight Run & Walk goes virtual — and around the world

There was no pack of tense runners waiting for a buzzer under the full-harvest moon during this year's Moonlight Run & Walk....

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2020
There are no comments yet. 5150 Views

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Weekly's 36th annual Moonlight Run & Walk finds virtual success in 2020

For the first time in its 36-year history, the annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk did not take place at the Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2012 Views

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Palo Alto City Council sends mixed signals on Ventura housing proposal

Despite a renewed focus on housing production, the City Council struggled on Monday to reach a consensus on the city's latest...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 8, 2020 at 9:13 am | 16 comments | 5067 Views

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Five issues, 10 approaches: City Council candidates explain how they would improve Palo Alto

Get a rundown of where the 10 candidates running for Palo Alto City Council stand on housing, transportation, the pandemic,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 7, 2020 at 8:37 pm | 7 comments | 4251 Views

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COVID-19 case at Lytton Gardens linked to outside caregiver, facility says

An outside caregiver who exposed a Lytton Gardens resident to COVID-19 has brought to light a possible gap in testing of...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2020
Last comment by Karen Paull, on Oct 7, 2020 at 9:37 am | 4 comments | 5316 Views

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New TheatreWorks artistic director takes over company in a 'complicated, exciting' time

Tim Bond's new job as TheatreWorks' artistic director comes at a tricky moment, but he is optimistic about the company's...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Erman, on Oct 7, 2020 at 12:24 am | 1 comment | 2170 Views

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Seniors take up their pens to get out the vote

A group of residents from Palo Alto's Channing House is preparing to mail 20,000 hand-addressed, first-class letters to registered...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2020
Last comment by Penny, on Oct 5, 2020 at 1:46 pm | 4 comments | 3987 Views

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Around Town: New disaster response group marks first PPE delivery by air

In the latest Around Town column, news about a new Palo Alto group delivering personal protective equipment by air and a...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2020
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Farmers market gives East Palo Alto residents access to organic produce

Though the pandemic has halted its in-person classes and limited its mobile market, Fresh Approach continues to tackle food...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2020
Last comment by Hks, on Sep 29, 2020 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 4530 Views

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Around Town: Avid runner trots through Pardee Park in dinosaur costume

In the latest Around Town column, learn about a woman who worked up a sweat for the virtual Boston Marathon, how community...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2020
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