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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Census data highlights shifting demographics in Palo Alto neighborhoods

Data from the 2020 census offers a snapshot of a city that continues to undergo steady -- if uneven -- change. In some areas,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on Oct 31, 2021 at 9:36 am | 18 comments | 25103 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New housing proposals meet with resistance from their neighbors

Two proposals for new housing in north and south Palo Alto neighborhoods reflect both promising and worrying trends, according...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2021
Last comment by JB, on Oct 30, 2021 at 7:08 pm | 12 comments | 11205 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gold necklaces taken from woman as she's out for a walk

Palo Alto police are seeking the public's assistance in their investigation of a roadside necklace theft near Mitchell Park...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2021
Last comment by JB, on Oct 30, 2021 at 6:51 pm | 4 comments | 8753 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two employees sue Mark Zuckerberg and companies for discrimination, sexual harassment

Two former employees of Mark Zuckerberg and Dr. Priscilla Chan have filed lawsuits claiming they were subjected to racial,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2021
Last comment by community member, on Oct 30, 2021 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 7147 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Costs rise for Palo Alto's 'transitional housing' project

When city officials backed last month a plan to build 88 apartments for the unhoused, their biggest concern about the project...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2021
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Oct 30, 2021 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 4797 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Person fatally struck by Caltrain near Charleston Road rail crossing

A person was struck and killed near the Charleston Road rail crossing in Palo Alto on Tuesday at 12:25 p.m., a Caltrain spokesperson...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2021
Last comment by JB, on Oct 30, 2021 at 2:01 pm | 4 comments | 22036 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton receiver Moss heading to Fresno State

Jalen Moss announced his commitment to play football at Fresno State next fall. The highly-recruited wide receiver chose...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2869 Views

SPORTS

Injury challenged, Palo Alto grinds out victory over Milpitas

Palo Alto found a way to beat Milpitas 20-17 in a SCVAL De Anza Division game on Friday night to clinch a spot in the Central...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2021
Last comment by John B. Sails, on Oct 30, 2021 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 3502 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothill College president ousted mid-year amid conflict with faculty

Foothill President Thuy Nguyen is out of a job, with the district's board voting Oct. 25 not to renew her contract. Internal...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2021
Last comment by KEN HOROWITZ, on Oct 29, 2021 at 9:18 am | 9 comments | 10602 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Your guide to Halloween events on the Midpeninsula

There's plenty to do this year on the Midpeninsula in the days before, during and after Halloween as people look to shake...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 8200 Views

BOOKS

Vaccinations of children against COVID could start next week

COVID-19 vaccines could be available for 5- to 11-year-olds as early as Nov. 3 if the CDC approves emergency authorization,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4669 Views

SPORTS

Local athletes dominate CCS football leaderboard

Menlo-Atherton's Matt MacLeod and Menlo School's Sergio Beltran are by themselves at the top of the list of Central Coast...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2021
Last comment by John B. Sails, on Oct 28, 2021 at 6:09 am | 1 comment | 4403 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Federal grant helps Palo Alto bring back firefighter positions

After slashing five firefighter positions because of budget challenges last year, Palo Alto is now preparing to revive them...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2021
Last comment by Local Resident, on Oct 27, 2021 at 11:35 am | 3 comments | 3263 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Homebrews to home base: Brewing With Brothas aims to open first microbrewery in East Palo Alto

Friends and craft beer connoisseurs Risean "Bookie" Tinsley and Denzel Jackson, co-founders of Brewing With Brothas, aim...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4836 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Making a local call? Starting Sunday, you'll need to use the area code

Starting on Sunday, Oct. 24, all phone calls on the Peninsula-- even local ones -- will require the three-digit area code,...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2021
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 27, 2021 at 6:43 am | 12 comments | 9113 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City warns Google co-founder Larry Page about using a residential home for business purposes

The city of Palo Alto has issued a notice of violation to a company connected to Google cofounder Larry Page warning that...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2021
Last comment by community member, on Oct 26, 2021 at 9:36 pm | 9 comments | 37423 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Prosecutors: Elizabeth Holmes used fake Pfizer endorsement of Theranos tech to get Walgreens deal

Prosecutors via testimony Friday backed up their claim that Elizabeth Holmes sent a forged report to Walgreens supposedly...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 26, 2021 at 6:27 pm | 2 comments | 4979 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

To support affordable housing, Palo Alto hikes developer 'impact fees'

Commercial builders in Palo Alto will have to pay significantly more to support the city's affordable housing projects after...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2021
Last comment by GaleJohnson, on Oct 25, 2021 at 6:10 pm | 16 comments | 8192 Views

BOOKS

Retired judge LaDoris Cordell reflects on a her legal career and the court system in new memoir

Across her long and notable career, retired Palo Alto Judge LaDoris Hazzard Cordell has been known for many firsts. She's...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2021
Last comment by Jamie , on Oct 25, 2021 at 5:11 pm | 4 comments | 7547 Views

SPORTS

Beltran sets school record in title clinching victory

Sergio Beltran threw five touchdown passes, setting a school record for scoring tosses in a season, and Menlo School clinched...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2410 Views
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