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Santa Clara County braces for surge of refugees following U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan

The county is expecting an increase in refugees following the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, with nonprofits estimating...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by Anna Delacroix, 2 hours ago | 12 comments | 6916 Views

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And the winner in the California recall is? None of the above

While Larry Elder clearly led all replacement candidates in the California recall election, he finished far behind none of...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2021
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Lawmakers target reforms to California's recall process

After beating back an effort to oust Gov. Gavin Newsom, Democratic lawmakers began to set the stage Wednesday for reforming...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by jr1, on Sep 19, 2021 at 12:34 pm | 5 comments | 7918 Views

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Gavin Newsom report card: What he has done, and what he hasn't

Since taking office in 2019, California's governor has made progress on education and other key issues, but left much to...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2021
Last comment by John B. Sails, on Sep 17, 2021 at 12:24 pm | 28 comments | 14725 Views

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Former employee says Theranos cherry-picked results from faulty machines

A former lab associate continued her testimony Wednesday in the federal criminal trial against Elizabeth Holmes, founder...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by felix, on Sep 16, 2021 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 5025 Views

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California recall election results 2021: Live updates

Get up-to-date results on the California recall election of Gov. Gavin Newsom. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2021/09/14/california-recall-election-...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2021
Last comment by Janice Selznick, on Sep 15, 2021 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 10062 Views

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Decision time: Three ways the California recall election could go

The recall election could end up with three very different results for the future of Gov. Gavin Newsom and of politics in...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
Last comment by The Voice of Palo Alto, on Sep 14, 2021 at 9:54 pm | 3 comments | 2549 Views

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Haven't voted in the recall yet? You still have more than one way to cast your ballot.

Voters have until Tuesday, Sept. 14, to either postmark their ballots, drop them off at a designated ballot box or vote in...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2021
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Sep 13, 2021 at 11:28 pm | 8 comments | 7268 Views

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'Sadly, we are still divided,' organizer says at 9/11 multifaith vigil

On the 20th anniversary of 9/11, people broke bread and prayed together in front of Palo Alto City Hall during an annual...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
Last comment by John, on Sep 13, 2021 at 5:30 pm | 9 comments | 3272 Views

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If Newsom is recalled, how would a Republican governor get anything done?

Some GOP recall candidates say they would use emergency power to pass their agenda, and try to persuade the Democratic Legislature. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2021
Last comment by NeilsonBuchanan, on Sep 13, 2021 at 12:53 pm | 23 comments | 3552 Views

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Out of time: California legislators won't extend eviction ban

The California eviction moratorium is scheduled to end after Sept. 30, but legislators aren’t planning to extend the protections...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
Last comment by Local parent, on Sep 12, 2021 at 7:53 pm | 1 comment | 3222 Views

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The post-9/11 generation: Too young to remember, but not to reflect

Those who were alive on Sept. 11, 2001, carry vivid memories of that day. For a whole generation of young people, though,...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2021
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Opening statements in Holmes trial give competing versions of Theranos claims

Prosecutors gave a scathing opening statement Wednesday in the federal trial against Elizabeth Holmes, founder of the blood...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2021
Last comment by It.is.what.it.is, on Sep 9, 2021 at 4:26 pm | 3 comments | 2836 Views

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Are there enough 'mad moms' in California to recall Gov. Newsom from office?

Recall supporters are counting on mothers angry over school closures, who helped fuel the petition drive, to also vote to...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2021
Last comment by Sophie, on Sep 8, 2021 at 9:47 pm | 10 comments | 3592 Views

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Assembly vote boosts police decertification bill

A bill that creates a process for decertifying police officers who have committed serious misconduct advanced in the state...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2021
Last comment by MM, on Sep 8, 2021 at 11:44 am | 3 comments | 3196 Views

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How much will California's EDD scandal cost Newsom in the recall election?

Will voters in the California recall blame Gavin Newsom for backlogged unemployment claims and billions in fraud? Republican...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2021
Last comment by Jason Tarrick, on Sep 8, 2021 at 9:12 am | 5 comments | 7535 Views

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Cities make the case for a 'bicycle superhighway'

Few roads better epitomize the frustrations and hopes of Peninsula's bicycle advocates than El Camino Real, a hazardous route...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2021
Last comment by Ryan, on Sep 6, 2021 at 5:05 pm | 32 comments | 11128 Views

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Stanford University resident assistants go on indefinite strike

Resident assistants at Stanford University went on an indefinite strike Thursday after the university failed to meet their...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2021
Last comment by felix, on Sep 5, 2021 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 3177 Views

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Could Latino voters make the difference in whether Newsom survives California's recall election?

Democrats who want to keep Newsom in office and Republicans trying to oust him are vying for Latinos' votes in the Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
Last comment by Justin Morales, on Sep 5, 2021 at 8:25 am | 8 comments | 3517 Views

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Going beyond the call of duty, Avenidas honorees lay down groundwork for a better community

Each of this year's nine Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement honorees has created positive changes in the community by donating...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
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