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After the storms, flooding victims face fallout

Palo Alto residents have begun the long process of cleaning up muddy homes following a series of storms that started on New...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2023
Last comment by Norman Beamer, 6 hours ago | 5 comments | 2887 Views

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Opinion: Le snoop du jour

The Garbage Police showed up at my house in a pre-dawn reconnaissance. Reminiscent of some film noir scene from the '50s,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2023
Last comment by Bystander, 15 hours ago | 7 comments | 1952 Views

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Where to watch the San Francisco 49ers NFC Championship game around the Peninsula

Unless you're heading to Philadelphia to watch the Niners face the Eagles in person, the best seat is on your couch … or...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jan 27, 2023 at 11:29 am | 2 comments | 1675 Views

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Think you're juggling a lot? Go behind the scenes of the Game of Throws circus arts festival in Palo Alto

From newcomers to professionals, Gunn High's juggling festival over the weekend drew people of all ages and skill levels. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2023
Last comment by 4good, on Jan 26, 2023 at 8:35 am | 2 comments | 3988 Views

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After wage-theft allegations, Palo Alto looks to strengthen requirements for janitorial services

Last March, Palo Alto's elected officials heard an appeal from workers who spend plenty of time in City Hall but who rarely...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2023
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Jan 23, 2023 at 12:27 pm | 3 comments | 5284 Views

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Car crashes into Mitchell Park Library on Wednesday

A vehicle crashed into the Mitchell Park Library in Palo Alto on Wednesday, causing minor injuries to the driver and passenger...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2023
Last comment by Mondoman, on Jan 21, 2023 at 3:17 pm | 4 comments | 8007 Views

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Lunar New Year celebration to be held this weekend

Wiz Chinese, a group of Palo Altans of Chinese heritage, will host its Lunar New Year celebration at Mitchell Park Community...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2023
There are no comments yet. 5168 Views

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Fallen Mitchell Park tree, a victim of recent storms, was 'a valued relative'

Numerous Palo Alto residents are mourning the loss of a venerable stone pine that served as the shade, photographic backdrop,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2023
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Jan 19, 2023 at 11:55 am | 4 comments | 7801 Views

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Man survives harrowing experience trying to rescue his dog from Stevens Creek

A Mountain View man who jumped into Stevens Creek in an attempt to save his dog last week said he feels lucky to be alive....

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2023
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jan 14, 2023 at 6:00 pm | 1 comment | 5015 Views

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<B>HARMFUL LANGUAGE ...</B> <B>Stanford University</B> has taken down its <B>Elimination of Harmful Language Initiative</B>...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jan 6, 2023 at 9:53 pm | 5 comments | 494 Views

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Meet a self-taught Palo Alto home chef making healthy, Instagrammable recipes

Fida Milki for years had been a health-conscious home chef and enjoyed cooking for friends and family at her Palo Alto house....

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2023
There are no comments yet. 7262 Views

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As storm advances, locals work to protect their homes

As Mary Brayton filled sandbags on Wednesday morning to protect her Chaucer Street home against the approaching storm, she...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2023
There are no comments yet. 3951 Views

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With recent book, Bay Area author and physician reflects on life as a parent and her work as an abortion doctor

In her memoir, "Boundless: An Abortion Doctor Becomes a Mother," author Christine Henneberg ponders the concept of choice,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2023
Last comment by Barbara, on Jan 5, 2023 at 9:50 pm | 2 comments | 2466 Views

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Palo Alto residents urged to prepare properties now ahead of rapidly approaching storm

As a significant storm with heavy rain and wind heads to the region on Wednesday and Thursday, Palo Alto officials are urging...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jan 4, 2023 at 5:08 pm | 1 comment | 15413 Views

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Man arrested in homicide of East Palo Alto woman

A 44-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the homicide of Breanna Labat, an East Palo Alto resident, police...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2022
Last comment by resident3, on Jan 3, 2023 at 6:46 pm | 2 comments | 10710 Views

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Palo Alto: Flood likely as Pope-Chaucer bridge nears capacity

The Pope-Chaucer bridge, which spans the San Francisquito Creek between Palo Alto and Menlo Park was on the verge of flooding...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Jan 3, 2023 at 1:24 pm | 34 comments | 53892 Views

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COVID levels in Palo Alto watershed reach pandemic high

While transmission of respiratory syncytial virus has begun to plateau in Santa Clara County, the county's top health official...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2022
Last comment by Mary , on Jan 1, 2023 at 2:03 pm | 8 comments | 13816 Views

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Revision in Palo Alto's land-use bible paves way for transitional housing

In a show of support for a proposed transitional housing project near the Baylands, the City Council voted this week to revise...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2022
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Dec 30, 2022 at 8:52 pm | 7 comments | 4985 Views

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Power goes out for about 1,300 Palo Alto Utilities customers

A power outage disrupted service for about 1,300 Palo Alto Utilities customers this afternoon. The number of affected residents...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2022
Last comment by eileen , on Dec 28, 2022 at 8:34 pm | 9 comments | 5231 Views

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A water leak damaged her business. Now a local tailor hopes people will return.

Savannah Tailoring has had a rough few months, but its proprietor awaits a more prosperous new year. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 27, 2022 at 11:52 am | 3 comments | 6556 Views
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