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PALO ALTO ISSUES

2022 rewind: The year's 10 most clicked-on local stories

While stories on COVID-19 and other health news continued to be popular with Palo Alto Online readers in 2022, they also...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2022
Last comment by Jennifer, on Dec 30, 2022 at 5:29 pm | 9 comments | 6072 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Silicon Valley offices less empty than other regions

In the wake of the pandemic, Silicon Valley is faring better than other areas when it comes to office vacancies. Researchers...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 30, 2022 at 10:43 am | 2 comments | 24025 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Before midnight: 11 local New Year's Eve ideas

From parties and shows with midnight Champagne toasts to a few ways to celebrate well before the ball drops on local time,...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4032 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Antiques Roadshow premieres Jan. 2 with episode filmed at Filoli

A 1976 manual for the Apple-II computer, a 1928 English sterling silver horse and more will be featured on the season 27...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4038 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The best, worst and craziest Palo Alto news of 2022

From beavers to brazen crimes to long-awaited resolutions, 2022 was a year when we could finally think about something other...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2022
There are no comments yet. 5385 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Did you pay attention to local news in 2022? Find out with our quiz.

From government decisions to happenings that caught us by surprise, find out how much of the news you retained before stepping...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3102 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Born from potential development threats, local environmental advocacy now faces climate challenges

Four organizations that have hit milestones this year take on a new threat: climate change, working to evolve along with...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2022
Last comment by Citizen, on Dec 29, 2022 at 6:30 am | 3 comments | 5508 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power goes out for about 1,300 Palo Alto Utilities customers

A power outage disrupted service for about 1,300 Palo Alto Utilities customers this afternoon. The number of affected residents...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2022
Last comment by eileen , on Dec 28, 2022 at 8:34 pm | 9 comments | 5326 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court orders FTX founder Samuel Bankman-Fried to be confined to parents' home

Samuel Bankman-Fried, the founder of cryptocurrency exchange company FTX, will remain confined to his parents' home as a...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2022
Last comment by We Are The People, on Dec 28, 2022 at 5:24 pm | 56 comments | 16171 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man arrested in Palo Alto on Christmas after stealing car with two children inside

Police have arrested a man who they said stole a car with two children inside in downtown Mountain View on Christmas and...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Dec 28, 2022 at 1:46 pm | 27 comments | 6747 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With newfound spirit of cooperation, Palo Alto ends the year on a bright note

In 2022, Palo Alto saw a strong resurgence from a period of austerity, uncertainty and, for many, isolation. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2022
Last comment by Bill Burch, on Dec 28, 2022 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 3969 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County district attorney refuses to reinstate former employee

An embattled Santa Clara County deputy district attorney should be back at work after the DA's decision to fire him last...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2022
Last comment by John, on Dec 27, 2022 at 4:51 pm | 2 comments | 4292 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Vibrant, yet car-free: Residents envision what would make California Avenue come alive

As Palo Alto's car-free street experiment on California Avenue enters another year, the city is asking residents to envision...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2022
Last comment by Resident , on Dec 27, 2022 at 3:47 pm | 18 comments | 5195 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

After initial enthusiasm, Palo Alto considers scaling back fiber plans

Spooked by high interest rates and potential competition from AT&T, Palo Alto officials are scaling back their plans for...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Dec 27, 2022 at 2:03 pm | 33 comments | 8639 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto City Council candidate criticized for alleged misinformation

Some East Palo Altans are criticizing the assertions of City Council candidate Mark Dinan, claiming that he has been spreading...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2022
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Dec 27, 2022 at 1:02 pm | 19 comments | 6271 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Here's what you need to know about California's new pay transparency law

In 2023, companies with at least 15 workers will need to add pay ranges to job postings. Larger companies will also have...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Dec 27, 2022 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 4642 Views

AROUND TOWN

A water leak damaged her business. Now a local tailor hopes people will return.

Savannah Tailoring has had a rough few months, but its proprietor awaits a more prosperous new year. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 27, 2022 at 11:52 am | 3 comments | 6678 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto shoots for carbon neutrality by 2030

Seeking to make the city a model in the global battle against climate change, the Palo Alto City Council adopted on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2022
Last comment by Larry, on Dec 27, 2022 at 5:50 am | 45 comments | 8638 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford professor named co-winner of Nobel Prize in chemistry

Stanford Professor Carolyn R. Bertozzi is among three winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2022, according to an announcement...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4675 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opinion: Palo Alto vs. Stanford: City demands are over the top

The city over the years has tried to control Stanford's growth in many ways because it says the university infringes on this...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2022
Last comment by Paige, on Dec 24, 2022 at 2:32 pm | 37 comments | 5314 Views
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