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AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Levi's new NextGen store, Gorjana jewelry join Stanford Shopping Center

In the latest Shop Talk retail column, read about a jewelry brand and Levi's first North American NextGen store at Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2020
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: A place to call home: Vote 'yes' on Measure V

Ultimately, Measure V will help build our community's capacity to undertake affordable housing acquisition/rehab projects...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2020
Last comment by Whatever, on Oct 30, 2020 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 2901 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County school board trustee Grace Mah's fundraising tops $300K

Santa Clara County school board trustee Grace Mah received a staggering $243,400 in contributions, primarily from charter...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on Oct 30, 2020 at 8:57 am | 12 comments | 4502 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Election night 2020: Tune in for local results, analysis

Midpeninsula residents can watch local election results next Tuesday night during a live, one-hour broadcast being co-produced...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2584 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former foster youth launches a new kind of mentorship

The Big Homie Project connects Black teenagers in East Palo Alto with Black mentors working in careers they're interested...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3792 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

With new technology, Stanford launches COVID-19 study using a simple method: At-home tests

Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have launched a population study to track the spread of COVID-19 throughout...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2020
Last comment by joshuagdoherty, on Oct 30, 2020 at 3:39 am | 4 comments | 10328 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When and how will Palo Alto Unified's middle and high schools reopen?

With Palo Alto Unified's youngest students returning to school this month, the school district is turning its focus to the...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2020
Last comment by LillianJ, on Oct 30, 2020 at 3:22 am | 4 comments | 5305 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto nixes plan to 'muzzle' commissioners

The City Council backed away Monday from contentious proposals that would have restricted the ability of local commissioners...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 29, 2020 at 9:57 pm | 3 comments | 2599 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police shootings

The unjustified shooting of Walter Wallace, Jr., in Philadelphia by a police officer should remind us of the shooting that...

Original post made by David Hopkins on Oct. 28, 2020
Last comment by Melinda, on Oct 29, 2020 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 310 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Here's how the Stanford Graduate School of Business plans to address racial inequity 'within our own corridors'

Spurred by the Black Lives Matter protests and an acknowledgment that there is racial inequity "within our own corridors,"...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 29, 2020 at 4:10 pm | 15 comments | 4603 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

In pursuit of reform, Palo Alto looks beyond armed officers

As Palo Alto prepares to enact police reforms, an idea that continues to gather momentum at City Hall is shifting some of...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2020
Last comment by instaberry, on Oct 29, 2020 at 2:38 am | 14 comments | 3634 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Support Parents Nursery School Palo Alto

We need your help. October usually means Carnival for the Parents Nursery School community. Sadly due to COVID-19, we...

Original post made by Parents Nursery School on Oct. 28, 2020
There are no comments yet. 291 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Electronics go missing in overnight home burglary as couple slept

For the third time this month, Palo Alto police are investigating a home burglary that happened during the early morning...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2020
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 28, 2020 at 1:30 am | 5 comments | 5539 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police alerted to two more attempted home burglaries during wee hours Sunday

News of recent burglaries and attempted burglaries in Palo Alto led two residents to come forward to report someone tried...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2020
Last comment by TimR, on Oct 27, 2020 at 10:18 pm | 5 comments | 4451 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council incumbents retain cash edge as Election Day looms

City Council member Greg Tanaka continues to enjoy a sizable lead in cash raised over his nine opponents in the council race,...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2020
Last comment by Support your priorities, on Oct 27, 2020 at 3:07 pm | 7 comments | 3658 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinions: Arguments for and against Santa Clara Valley Water District's Measure S

Read opinions for and against the Santa Clara Valley Water District's Measure S, which would raise $45.5 million annually...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2020
Last comment by Citizen PA, on Oct 27, 2020 at 11:47 am | 4 comments | 6868 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Particulates matter: 10 questions for a Stanford researcher on the health hazards of wildfire smoke

Stanford University's Dr. Mary Prunicki answers our questions about day-to-day health amid fire season. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2020
Last comment by ALB, on Oct 27, 2020 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 3916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newcomer Jesse Ladomirak holds fundraising lead in school board race

Challenger Jesse Ladomirak continues to lead fundraising in the school board race, receiving about $7,700 during the most...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2020
Last comment by Murphy, on Oct 27, 2020 at 8:14 am | 3 comments | 3306 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As forecasted high winds pick up, PG&E to cut power to thousands in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties

With dry conditions and wind gusts at high points throughout the Bay Area expected to hit up to 70 miles per hour, PG&E has...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 26, 2020 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 7023 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plummeting revenues threaten planned public safety building

With the local economy in tatters and city revenues on a steep decline, Palo Alto is preparing to reconsider its most ambitious...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2020
Last comment by Rebecca Eisenberg, on Oct 26, 2020 at 5:56 pm | 23 comments | 6584 Views
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