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Around Town: Palo Alto celebrates new 'sibling city' partnership

In the latest column, news about Palo Alto celebrating its new "sibling city" relationship with Bloomington, Indiana; the...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2022
Last comment by Spectator at Large, on Feb 22, 2022 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 5296 Views

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Staying healthy: Maintaining a healthy marriage

Without making a marital relationship a top priority -- even that over the relationship with a child -- the marriage will...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2022
Last comment by cheese guy, on Feb 21, 2022 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 2277 Views

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Around Town: Olympians with local ties make headlines at Winter Games

In the latest column, news about Olympians with ties to Palo Alto at the Winter Games, Hulu's new trailer about the rise...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2022
Last comment by chris, on Feb 14, 2022 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 3428 Views

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Pets in Need terminates contract with Palo Alto, alleging city's 'egregious failure'

Pets in Need, the city of Palo Alto's animal services contractor, announced in a fiery letter on Monday that it is ending...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2021
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Feb 10, 2022 at 7:34 pm | 19 comments | 13327 Views

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Rare sighting of Oriental turtle-dove wows birders

A bird sighted last week only for the third time in California has hundreds of birders flocking to the neighborhood with...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2022
Last comment by execsongs, on Feb 10, 2022 at 2:28 pm | 3 comments | 30088 Views

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Around Town: Company dedicates $1M to help save Stanford's Cantonese language classes

In the latest column, news about a substantial endowment in the effort to keep Cantonese language classes at Stanford, new...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3736 Views

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The Palo Alto Tall Tree Awards return to celebrate outstanding civic service

Emerging from a two-year, pandemic-forced hiatus, the Palo Alto Tall Tree Awards are back this year and making up for lost...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2022
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Feb 4, 2022 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 6016 Views

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Palo Alto Courthouse to resume services in May

After being shuttered for nearly two years, the Palo Alto Courthouse is scheduled to reopen on May 2, the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2022
Last comment by Brad Cooper, on Feb 3, 2022 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 3055 Views

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New public park and bike bridge officially open at Meta headquarters

A new public park and a bridge for people to walk or ride bicycles across Bayfront Expressway near Meta's expanded headquarters...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2022
Last comment by TorreyaMan, on Feb 2, 2022 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 6042 Views

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Man smashes windows at 12 businesses during downtown rampage

A man was arrested in downtown Palo Alto early Monday morning after he allegedly went on a window-smashing spree that damaged...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Feb 2, 2022 at 1:20 pm | 19 comments | 17793 Views

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City looks to expand relocation assistance for renters

Seeking to strengthen tenant protections, Palo Alto is preparing to expand on Monday a policy that requires landlords to...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2022
Last comment by James, on Jan 31, 2022 at 2:30 pm | 6 comments | 4649 Views

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Around Town: East Palo Alto Planning Commission gives nod to Center for Economic Mobility

In the latest Around Town column, news about the East Palo Alto Planning Commission's approval of the Center for Economic...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4726 Views

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Around Town: Palo Alto modifies city services as omicron wave continues

In the latest column, news about city service changes due to the recent COVID-19 surge and upcoming meetings for a new Magical...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Jan 25, 2022 at 4:48 pm | 7 comments | 5202 Views

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John Arrillaga, one Silicon Valley's top philanthropists, dies at 84

John Arrillaga, the billionaire philanthropist who helped develop the modern Silicon Valley before becoming one of its most...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2022
Last comment by W. Reller, on Jan 25, 2022 at 4:30 pm | 9 comments | 19123 Views

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Stanford nurse disappears after abruptly leaving shift

A search effort is underway for a Stanford Hospital nurse who disappeared on Tuesday after abruptly leaving his shift. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2022
Last comment by Fritzie Blue, on Jan 21, 2022 at 11:19 pm | 8 comments | 37308 Views

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Counties face a 'dramatic and breathtaking explosion' of COVID cases

Santa Clara and San Mateo counties are now seeing more COVID-19 cases than at any other time during the pandemic, health...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2022
Last comment by Anthony Jeffers, on Jan 20, 2022 at 11:55 am | 9 comments | 10271 Views

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Amid low COVID vaccine rates, more California children hospitalized in omicron surge

The number of California children diagnosed with COVID-19 during the omicron variant surge has "skyrocketed," challenging...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2022
Last comment by M, on Jan 18, 2022 at 4:54 pm | 5 comments | 4145 Views

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'Stunned by this generosity': Anonymous donor gives $350,000 to Holiday Fund

A Silicon Valley philanthropist has made the largest-ever donation to the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund and the Almanac Holiday...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2022
Last comment by Novelera, on Jan 17, 2022 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 4973 Views

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Leonard Ware, lawyer, rancher and civic leader, dies at 93

Leonard "Leo" Ware, co-founder of the Palo Alto law firm Ware Fletcher & Freidenrich, which later merged with DLA Piper,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2022
Last comment by John Kirby, on Jan 16, 2022 at 8:18 pm | 2 comments | 6233 Views

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Eight people rob tobacco store at gunpoint

A tobacco store clerk was pistol-whipped during a robbery involving eight people, some who were armed with handguns, on Thursday...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2022
There are no comments yet. 9190 Views
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