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Large fire hits home in Old Palo Alto neighborhood

Firefighters battled a large fire at a home in the Old Palo Alto neighborhood on Tuesday night, which led to evacuations. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2021
Last comment by It.is.what.it.is, 5 hours ago | 46 comments | 21622 Views

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Cars to return to University Avenue in October

Palo Alto's bold experience with car-free downtown promenades will start to wind down next month, after the City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, 10 hours ago | 21 comments | 14882 Views

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37th annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk is back in person — and virtually

The 37th annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk is moving back to its longtime home at the Baylands for in-person races...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 1331 Views

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West Nile virus-positive mosquitoes found in Palo Alto, Mountain View

The Santa Clara County Vector Control District will be treating parts of Palo Alto and Mountain View with insecticide after...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, 16 hours ago | 6 comments | 13124 Views

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'The Golden Voice of Cuba' comes to Woodside for special show

The evening of Sept. 25 offers a taste of Cuban culture at Woodside's Village Hub, in the form of a "Havana Night" dinner...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 16, 2021 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 2067 Views

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Palo Alto to consider phasing out commercial tenants in Ventura

When Fry's Electronics officially closed its Palo Alto location in December 2019, it left behind both a giant vacancy and...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2021
Last comment by Tecsi, on Sep 15, 2021 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 8385 Views

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Palo Alto's big dilemma: Should cars return to University and California avenues?

If things go as planned, the experiment with closing University and California avenues to cars will conclude at the end of...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Sep 15, 2021 at 2:54 pm | 34 comments | 6940 Views

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Governor appoints Santa Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez to state corrections board

Santa Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez has been appointed to the Board of State and Community Corrections, Gov. Gavin...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2229 Views

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Public asked to weigh in on community college board redistricting effort

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District will hold a meeting tonight for public input on how to draw boundary lines...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1946 Views

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Palo Alto adopts COVID vaccine mandate for city workers

Palo Alto this week became the latest municipality to require COVID-19 vaccination for city employees, according to a Thursday...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2021
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Sep 12, 2021 at 6:05 pm | 60 comments | 7559 Views

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Farm stand safari: Cruising the Coastside for the perfect produce

Cruising the San Mateo County coast, it's never long before you find a farm stand. Part of the joy of visiting farm stands...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3541 Views

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Ventura neighborhood's growth plans prompt calls for more parks

Ventura is, in many ways, Palo Alto's fastest changing neighborhood. But there's one area in which the community has fallen...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Sep 10, 2021 at 5:01 pm | 4 comments | 4252 Views

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With most activities on hold in 2020, running experiences a resurgence

Running has experienced a resurgence during the COVID-19 pandemic, with an estimated 50 million Americans, or about 15% of...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2572 Views

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Palo Alto hosts week-long party to celebrate city's resilience

To celebrate the community's resilience over the course of the pandemic, Palo Alto is hosting a week of more than 20 events,...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2021
Last comment by , on Sep 10, 2021 at 7:41 am | 1 comment | 166 Views

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Local events will commemorate Sept. 11's 20th anniversary

Palo Alto and Stanford organizations will remember the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Friday and Saturday,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 9, 2021 at 9:58 am | 3 comments | 2894 Views

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'Together Again': Palo Alto celebrates resilience with week of events

To celebrate community resilience over the course of the pandemic, Palo Alto will kick off this Friday a week of more than...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2021
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Sep 9, 2021 at 7:29 am | 5 comments | 6722 Views

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Bike plan in south Palo Alto faces uphill climb

Months after the City Council enthusiastically endorsed the creation of new bikeways south Palo Alto, the effort has run...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2021
Last comment by Ryan, on Sep 6, 2021 at 5:37 pm | 39 comments | 11538 Views

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Life in a Peninsula hacker house helped inspire tale of techies vs. hippies in 'Burning Man: The Musical'

Bay Area native Matt Werner created "Burning Man: The Musical" as a show that's as much about Silicon Valley as it is the...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4722 Views

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Around Town: Facing rising firearms purchases, City Council set to pass 'safe storage' law

In the latest Around Town column, news about a proposed "safe storage" law for firearms that's heading to the City Council,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2021
Last comment by Jose Takamoto, on Aug 30, 2021 at 8:12 pm | 12 comments | 8042 Views

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Jon Ferraiolo, tech entrepreneur, dies after battling Lou Gehrig's disease

Silicon Valley engineer, entrepreneur, author Jon Ferraiolo died on July 16 after a seven-year battle with amyotrophic lateral...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2021
Last comment by Bonnie Lungberg, on Aug 30, 2021 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 9485 Views
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