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AROUND TOWN

Webb telescope is lightyears ahead of Hubble. A NASA Ames scientist explains why.

The first image revealed from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope earlier this week isn't just the deepest and sharpest glimpse...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2022
Last comment by PST, on Jul 15, 2022 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 2650 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New number for suicide-prevention lifeline will go into effect nationwide on Saturday

A new phone and text number for those dealing with suicidal thoughts will launch on Saturday. The three-digit code, 988,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2022
Last comment by Julie Lythcott-Haims, on Jul 15, 2022 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 2948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Opinion: Parents need to be educated about gun safety

New parents enroll their children in PAUSD every year, and they need to be regularly informed of what they can do to keep...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2022
Last comment by Mondoman, on Jul 13, 2022 at 7:34 pm | 17 comments | 4170 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged robber who took cellphone, money from teen cyclist arrested

Police arrested a man who allegedly robbed a teenage bicyclist on a path behind Town & Country Village shopping center in...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Jul 13, 2022 at 5:18 pm | 2 comments | 4280 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former chief cardiologist at Palo Alto VA sentenced to 8 months for abusive sexual contact

A Palo Alto cardiologist was sentenced Tuesday to eight months in prison for felony abusive sexual contact with a subordinate...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3172 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, on Jul 13, 2022 at 8:53 am | 45 comments | 10712 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 Sterling, on Jul 12, 2022 at 10:35 pm | 57 comments | 30438 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Contagious COVID variant puts Santa Clara County on alert

COVID-19 infections are on the rise in Santa Clara County again, and officials are urging residents to masks up -- even in...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Jul 12, 2022 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 4274 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Silicon Valley Bank plans to open Cal. Ave. branch

The building on California Avenue that until recently served as a branch of Bank of the West is slated to receive a major...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2022
Last comment by Theo Lane, on Jul 12, 2022 at 5:55 pm | 8 comments | 4178 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Palo Altans limited to watering lawns twice a week amid drought

In the latest column, news about a stricter water-use limits for Palo Alto residents and businesses and Stanford alumnus...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Condominium project proposed next to Town & Country Village

A developer has asked the city of Palo Alto for a zone change that would enable construction of a 20-condominium development...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2022
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jul 12, 2022 at 1:53 pm | 16 comments | 6953 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County pledges 'housing first' mindset in nationwide homelessness initiative

Santa Clara County is the 100th community to join the federal initiative "House America," which pairs local governments with...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2022
Last comment by Roberta Benson, on Jul 12, 2022 at 11:20 am | 3 comments | 2851 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 Annette, on Jul 12, 2022 at 10:42 am | 7 comments | 6590 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford medical researcher seeks City Council seat

Hope Lancero, a medical researcher at Stanford University School of Medicine, has joined the race for a seat on the Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2022
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 11, 2022 at 3:53 pm | 9 comments | 3517 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police investigating strong-arm robbery of 16-year-old cyclist

Police in Palo Alto are investigating a strong-armed robbery after a juvenile was robbed of her cellphone and debit card...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2022
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 11, 2022 at 3:47 pm | 4 comments | 8777 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pagemill Pastures accused of stealing water from fire hydrant

A Palo Alto equestrian center has received a demand from the city of Palo Alto to stop siphoning water from a city fire hydrant,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2022
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Jul 11, 2022 at 2:56 pm | 10 comments | 6518 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wanted: Short-term home with loving foster family for puppies seeking adoption

Menlo Park resident Molly McComas began fostering dogs with her mother when she was 15, after adopting from Pound Puppy Rescue....

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2022
Last comment by JB, on Jul 11, 2022 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 2747 Views

AROUND TOWN

Expanded dog park would give four-legged friends something to wag about

Palo Alto's newest park project will give local dog owners a reason to cheer while offering their companions more room to...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 10, 2022 at 4:25 pm | 5 comments | 7429 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 Annette, on Jul 10, 2022 at 10:59 am | 8 comments | 5472 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Group of 4 arrested for allegedly shoplifting laundry detergent, cooked chicken from Midtown Safeway

Two men and two teenagers who allegedly stole from the store were confronted by an employee before they fled and were later...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2022
Last comment by Grew Up Here, on Jul 9, 2022 at 9:39 am | 10 comments | 4919 Views
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