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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power outage Saturday affects 123 Palo Alto customers

City of Palo Alto Utilities is reporting a power outage for 123 customers in the Garland and Midtown neighborhoods. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2022
Last comment by Stronger Together, on Oct 24, 2022 at 10:47 am | 5 comments | 2216 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

CalMatters 2022 general election Vote Guide makes nonpartisan information accessible to all Californians

CalMatters' fall 2022 Voter Guide has debuted ahead of election day to be a nonpartisan resource for all Californians. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2022
Last comment by nitamiller, on Oct 24, 2022 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 1336 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pets In Need staff won't face trial in puppy-deaths case

Three women who faced misdemeanor charges related to the deaths of seven puppies in a hot van last summer were granted acceptance...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2022
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 23, 2022 at 9:04 am | 10 comments | 5677 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Safe parking site offers refuge in one of the Bay Area's most expensive cities

While safe parking sites like the one near the Palo Alto Baylands allows residents to access services and assistance, finding...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Oct 22, 2022 at 11:23 pm | 35 comments | 5793 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County health officer urges residents to get new COVID booster before holiday season

Santa Clara County's top health official urged residents Monday to get an updated COVID-19 booster vaccine if they are eligible...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2022
Last comment by rdc, on Oct 22, 2022 at 1:16 pm | 12 comments | 3085 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gathering 'Momentum'

If you have ever drawn a doodle or design in the air with your finger, then wished it could have been captured in solid form,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2022
Last comment by ArtL, on Oct 22, 2022 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 451 Views

MOVIES

Cadaver dogs indicate there might be human remains in buried car in Atherton

Atherton police are trying to get to the bottom of why a car reported stolen in 1992 was buried in the yard of a home on...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Oct 22, 2022 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 2897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four strive to fill three seats on the Menlo Park fire district board

Two incumbents and two newcomers are on the Nov. 8 ballot running for a seat on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Oct 21, 2022 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 5066 Views

AROUND TOWN

New bike-to-work app incentivizes Palo Alto workers with cash rewards

The Palo Alto Transportation Management Association has received a federal grant to develop a new app that incentivizes workers...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2022
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Oct 21, 2022 at 12:55 am | 5 comments | 3984 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another diesel spill triggers cleanup efforts at Palo Alto VA campus

Palo Alto fire officials assessed environmental damage this week after more than 50 gallons of diesel fuel spilled out a...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Oct 20, 2022 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 3026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Your questions about California's gas rebate answered

To help with the high price of gas -- and the rising cost of living -- California started sending payments ranging from $200...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2022
Last comment by JB, on Oct 20, 2022 at 11:44 am | 4 comments | 2693 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Yes on Measure L to allow gas utility profits to continue supporting the general fund

For the time being, the transfers from the gas utility need to continue, at least until the city develops a full financial...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Oct 20, 2022 at 11:07 am | 14 comments | 3126 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Accusations fly in Santa Clara County sheriff's race

Candidates in the race to become the next Santa Clara County sheriff are taking the gloves off as Nov. 8 approaches, both...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2022
Last comment by Derrick , on Oct 20, 2022 at 9:37 am | 4 comments | 25112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Diwali marks a time for renewing community ties and building new ones

Celebrating Diwali on the Peninsula may seem like a world apart from the festivities in India, but not for Disha Chopra,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Oct 19, 2022 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 2688 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report details alleged investigation cover-up in Sheriff's Office handling of inmate injury

A probe into a 2018 case of a man who severely injured himself while being transported between jails may have been closed...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Oct 19, 2022 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 2148 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Perspectives for and against Palo Alto ballot measures

In the interests of providing voters with the reasoning behind support and opposition for measures K and L, we're publishing...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by Palo Alto native, on Oct 19, 2022 at 7:19 am | 3 comments | 3042 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford apologizes for historical bias against Jewish students

Stanford University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne has published a formal apology to the Jewish community for the university's...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2022
Last comment by Genevieve Parsons, on Oct 18, 2022 at 9:12 am | 7 comments | 3775 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Yes on Measure K, establishing modest business tax

Although Measure K is far from ideal, Palo Alto is currently one of the few cities of its size in the area to have no local...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by Rob, on Oct 18, 2022 at 9:02 am | 11 comments | 3708 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What you need to know about voter fraud in California

You're hearing a lot more about election integrity - for a lot of reasons. Since the 2020 election, the issue has been fueled...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2022
Last comment by Chris G Zaharias, on Oct 18, 2022 at 9:01 am | 3 comments | 3334 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How a Palo Alto couple is seeking to foster community through Gamelandia

When Berry Hatfield and Lisa Joyce moved to Palo Alto about a year and a half ago, they were surprised to there wasn’t...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2022
Last comment by rsmithjr, on Oct 17, 2022 at 3:14 pm | 3 comments | 7556 Views
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