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AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Magical Bridge playground set to reopen in Palo Alto

In the latest Around Town column, news about plans to reopen the popular Magical Bridge playground in Palo Alto, why Santa...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2020
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Red flag warning for high winds, fire weather starting Sunday

The National Weather Service issued alerts for fire weather and high winds Friday that are expected in parts of the Bay Area...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2020
Last comment by Mitchell Zimmerman, on Oct 23, 2020 at 9:27 pm | 1 comment | 1735 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pre-Covid Memories in Palo Alto | What do you miss?

Thoughts about the days before the pandemic hit. - I miss the intermissions at the Stanford Theatre. That combined sound...

Original post made by Ardan Michael Blum on Oct. 21, 2020
Last comment by Ardan Michael Blum, on Oct 23, 2020 at 2:23 pm | 8 comments | 606 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Excessive slang? Palo Alto seeks dismissal of lawsuit from violent Happy Donuts arrest

Facing another lawsuit alleging police brutality over an arrest in the Barron Park neighborhood, Palo Alto's attorneys are...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
Last comment by Nayeli, on Oct 23, 2020 at 1:42 pm | 11 comments | 3974 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

To avoid COVID-19 scare, Halloween celebrations take on different look

From virtual Halloween carnivals to neighborhood costume parades to a candy chute to deliver treats hands-free, Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2020
There are no comments yet. 5015 Views

AROUND TOWN

California schools see big jump in homeless students

California's escalating cost of living has led to a 48% surge in the state's homeless student population over the past decade,...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Oct 22, 2020 at 7:10 pm | 1 comment | 2554 Views

RESTAURANTS

Unlikely openings: 14 new restaurants launch locally despite COVID downturn

Read a list of more than a dozen new restaurants that have opened or are opening soon on the Peninsula, representing an exciting...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
Last comment by jr1, on Oct 22, 2020 at 5:27 pm | 2 comments | 5377 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bucking California's relaxed guidelines for large venues, Santa Clara County to keep stadiums, theme parks closed

Professional sporting events will not be allowed to have audiences and theme parks will not resume operation anytime soon...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2020
Last comment by chris, on Oct 22, 2020 at 12:48 pm | 5 comments | 4798 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: DiBrienza, Collins, Ladomirak for school board

Out of a strong field, we recommend Jennifer DiBrienza, Todd Collins and Jesse Ladomirak for the Palo Alto school board. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2020
Last comment by Bogdan Lev, on Oct 22, 2020 at 7:47 am | 20 comments | 7682 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto voters face proposed hotel tax increase on ballot

This November, East Palo Alto residents will be revisiting a proposed hotel tax that hasn't been touched since it was first...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Oct 22, 2020 at 12:36 am | 1 comment | 2207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Strings that sing: Yuri Liberzon offers a guitarist's interpretation of Bach's violin sonatas

"For me, his music is everything," Mountain View classical guitarist Yuri Liberzon said of the great composer J.S. Bach. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2314 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mystery behind donated photo album leads woman on search for long-lost family connection

A donation to the Friends of the Palo Alto Library led to the discovery of a series of photographs of a now-deceased Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2020
Last comment by Donald R. Beal, on Oct 21, 2020 at 8:34 am | 7 comments | 10941 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Santa Clara County restaurants, congregations can resume indoor service as COVID-19 cases drop

Restaurants and congregations in Santa Clara County will be able to reopen for indoor service on Wednesday under a revised...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2020
Last comment by jr1, on Oct 21, 2020 at 6:30 am | 38 comments | 10260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's 'inclusive' playground excluded from reopening plan

Since opening in 2015, the Magical Bridge has stood out as the city's only "inclusive" playground -- geared toward visitors...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2020
Last comment by Ben Wahl, on Oct 20, 2020 at 11:09 pm | 6 comments | 6428 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

To help small businesses, Santa Clara County supervisors propose $100M loan program

Santa Clara County Supervisors Susan Ellenberg and Joe Simitian are proposing a $100 million loan program that would provide...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2020
Last comment by eileen , on Oct 20, 2020 at 8:31 pm | 4 comments | 2507 Views

AROUND TOWN

With new rules, City Council looks to tighten its grip over boards, commissions

Palo Alto's long-standing system of citizen boards and commissions could see a shake-up Monday, when the City Council prepares...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 19, 2020 at 4:20 pm | 15 comments | 2801 Views

AROUND TOWN

malls and retail Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County is now allowing malls and retails to open for indoor customers without any capacity limitations. Anyone...

Original post made by Natalie Fisher on Oct. 19, 2020
There are no comments yet. 408 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rebecca Eisenberg: Swinging for the fences

Palo Alto City Council candidate Rebecca Eisenberg, a corporate attorney, believes current council members have repeatedly...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 19, 2020 at 11:52 am | 18 comments | 4112 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto voters to decide on schools parcel tax

Measure O would extend a Palo Alto schools parcel tax for six years and provide about $15.6 million annually to the district. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2020
Last comment by The Voice of Palo Alto, on Oct 19, 2020 at 11:38 am | 12 comments | 5741 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Deaths from recent wildfire smoke could top 3K, Stanford researchers say

Smoke from wildfires on the West Coast may be responsible for more heart attacks, strokes and other conditions in recent...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2020
Last comment by Vincent, on Oct 19, 2020 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 5258 Views
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