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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California fails to collect basic abortion data — even as it invites an out-of-state influx

As California vows to protect abortion rights, it lacks the data that would help estimate how many out-of-state women may...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2022
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 973 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police investigate racist graffiti at Pardee Park as a hate crime

Police are investigating racist graffiti left on a play structure at Eleanor Pardee Park as a hate crime. Investigators do...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2022
Last comment by Mike-Crescent Park, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 2386 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

​​Housing plan stretches Palo Alto's height limit

For decades, developers looking to build in Palo Alto faced a formidable restriction: a 50-foot height ceiling that limited...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, 10 hours ago | 7 comments | 3992 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Efforts to curb airplane noise leave Palo Alto leaders fuming

As the San Francisco International Airport explores new flights procedures for reducing airplane noise over Bay Area communities,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2022
Last comment by resident3, 11 hours ago | 34 comments | 7828 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspects sought in Palo Alto pickpocketing attempt

Palo Alto police are asking for the public's help in finding two people for an alleged pickpocketing attempt on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2022
Last comment by Jack Whitaker, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 3260 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Redefining downtowns: Cities bank on 1970s planning tool to bring in new housing

Many cities on the Peninsula and around the Bay Area that are relying on precise plans to transform their downtowns. Those...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2022
Last comment by I can't breathe pollution, 13 hours ago | 20 comments | 7325 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Second suspected case of monkeypox identified in Santa Clara County

Another probable case of monkeypox has been found in a county resident, the county Public Health Department said Thursday....

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2022
Last comment by Julia Withers, 14 hours ago | 2 comments | 2343 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is this a scam? Tips to identify fraud schemes and who to call for help

Scammers targeting older adults are experts at throwing their victims off balance by presenting urgent situations that can...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2022
Last comment by Mark Jacobs, on Jul 4, 2022 at 11:30 am | 8 comments | 3402 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Palo Alto City Council demanded details on revised police policies. Here's what the agency had to say.

Responding to a recent audit, the Palo Alto Police Department has revised numerous policies pertaining to internal investigations,...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2022
Last comment by Darin Long, on Jul 4, 2022 at 10:22 am | 4 comments | 3272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Palo Alto 13s All Stars take home District 52 championship

In the latest column, news about a little league team winning the District 52 title, a grant for a massive habitat restoration...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2447 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sleeping man, found with stolen loaded gun in car, arrested

Police arrested a man earlier this week for allegedly possessing a stolen semi-automatic handgun that was loaded and equipped...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2022
Last comment by Rhonda Peters, on Jul 2, 2022 at 1:11 pm | 9 comments | 3148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Unified to offer all students twice-daily free meals through state program

Starting this fall, students in the Palo Alto Unified School District will benefit from a statewide program that guarantees...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2022
Last comment by Paul Jessup, on Jul 2, 2022 at 9:53 am | 12 comments | 7308 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'It was crazy.' Emerald Hills residents watched flames from Edgewood Fire erupt just a few hundred feet away

Locals packed up kids, dogs and even horses when the Edgewood Fire prompted evacuation orders on Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3681 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Hate symbol or Buddhist emblem? Hidden Villa cancels summer camps for 1,000 kids after staffers resign over swastika tiles

Hidden Villa canceled all of its summer camp sessions due to the "abrupt departure" of camp staff members upset over the...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2022
Last comment by RA, on Jul 1, 2022 at 9:17 am | 60 comments | 25142 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hillsborough couple Bruce and Davina Isackson sentenced in college admissions scam

A couple who pleaded guilty to charges for securing their daughters' admission to college by paying to cheat on entrance...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2022
Last comment by Grew Up Here, on Jun 29, 2022 at 8:35 pm | 5 comments | 5607 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

After Roe: What happens to abortion in California?

Now that the Supreme Court has overturned the Roe decision, here are key takeaways of what to expect for abortion in the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2022
Last comment by Mark Goren, on Jun 29, 2022 at 7:06 pm | 7 comments | 2807 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supreme Court overturns federal abortion rights

The U.S. Supreme Court reversed the court's Roe v. Wade decision granting women the federal right to an abortion in the United...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2022
Last comment by ndn, on Jun 29, 2022 at 5:58 pm | 10 comments | 4208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PE teacher charged with sexually assaulting student

A Palo Alto Unified School District physical education teacher has been charged with sexual assault on a female student,...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2022
Last comment by Samuel L., on Jun 29, 2022 at 5:23 pm | 55 comments | 28276 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In their scrubs and white coats, Stanford doctors rally against Roe v. Wade decision

Hundreds gathered outside of the Li Ka Shing Center at the Stanford School of Medicine on a hot Monday afternoon to rally...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2022
Last comment by John, on Jun 29, 2022 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 3022 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit finds flaws in Palo Alto's management of nonprofits

Palo Alto is preparing to tighten its policies around contracts with nonprofits after an audit found that the city's existing...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Jun 29, 2022 at 1:50 pm | 7 comments | 4824 Views
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