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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 Paige, on Jul 8, 2022 at 1:56 pm | 24 comments | 9663 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 Online Name, on Jul 8, 2022 at 12:23 pm | 14 comments | 6395 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman wakes up to teen runaway who allegedly burglarized her home

A 15-year-old girl allegedly broke into a home while a woman was asleep in Palo Alto's Greenmeadow neighborhood on Saturday...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2022
Last comment by Orin Thatcher, on Jul 8, 2022 at 11:29 am | 2 comments | 3336 Views

MOVIES

Festival champions 'brave' stories that elevate new or overlooked voices

BraveMaker Film Festival's 2019 debut drew several thousand attendees. On July 7, BraveMaker will kick off its fourth annual...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Jul 8, 2022 at 12:13 am | 1 comment | 1067 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 Native to the BAY, on Jul 6, 2022 at 10:18 pm | 9 comments | 5047 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Masks not required for students, staff in state's COVID health guidance for 2022-2023 year

Palo Alto Unified plans to follow the state's new public health guidance for the upcoming K-12 school year. It includes a...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2022
Last comment by DC, on Jul 6, 2022 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 2903 Views

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, on Jul 5, 2022 at 8:09 pm | 2 comments | 1308 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, on Jul 5, 2022 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 2942 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, on Jul 5, 2022 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 4608 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, on Jul 5, 2022 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 3580 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 | 3863 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. 3192 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 | 3574 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 | 7665 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. 4279 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 | 27807 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 | 3193 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 | 4911 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 | 3544 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay restoration project gets $1M grant for flood control

A project to protect and restore more than 500 acres of critical shore area habitats in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park received...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2022
Last comment by revdreileen, on Jun 29, 2022 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2183 Views
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