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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lawmakers target reforms to California's recall process

After beating back an effort to oust Gov. Gavin Newsom, Democratic lawmakers began to set the stage Wednesday for reforming...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by tmp, on Sep 16, 2021 at 1:30 pm | 4 comments | 5267 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former employee says Theranos cherry-picked results from faulty machines

A former lab associate continued her testimony Wednesday in the federal criminal trial against Elizabeth Holmes, founder...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by felix, on Sep 16, 2021 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 3046 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Swift verdict in John Getreu trial: Guilty of first-degree murder

After a two-week jury trial, John Getreu has been convicted of murdering 21-year-old Janet Ann Taylor on Stanford University...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2021
Last comment by Anneke, on Sep 16, 2021 at 10:04 am | 2 comments | 11693 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls survive SCVAL volleyball struggle against Los Altos

The Palo Alto girls volleyball team got a huge game from Olivia Harrison to power past visiting Los Altos 25-18, 18-25, 25-17,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4169 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sobrato threatens lawsuit over city's plans for Fry's site

Concerned about Palo Alto's plans to phase out some of the commercial uses at the former Fry's site, the owner of the property...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2021
Last comment by David L Hirsch, on Sep 15, 2021 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 4298 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to consider phasing out commercial tenants in Ventura

When Fry's Electronics officially closed its Palo Alto location in December 2019, it left behind both a giant vacancy and...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2021
Last comment by Tecsi, on Sep 15, 2021 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 8386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's big dilemma: Should cars return to University and California avenues?

If things go as planned, the experiment with closing University and California avenues to cars will conclude at the end of...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Sep 15, 2021 at 2:54 pm | 34 comments | 6942 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stevenson House drops appeal of church's safe parking program

A proposal by Unitarian Universalist Church to host a safe parking program for unhoused vehicle dwellers received a boost...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2021
Last comment by relentlesscactus, on Sep 15, 2021 at 11:57 am | 6 comments | 3060 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police auditor sees its caseload swell as Palo Alto calls for more oversight

Armed with a broader scope, Palo Alto's police auditor is preparing to release its reviews of 16 different incidents involving...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Sep 15, 2021 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 3402 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California recall election results 2021: Live updates

Get up-to-date results on the California recall election of Gov. Gavin Newsom. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2021/09/14/california-recall-election-...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2021
Last comment by Janice Selznick, on Sep 15, 2021 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 9379 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Decision time: Three ways the California recall election could go

The recall election could end up with three very different results for the future of Gov. Gavin Newsom and of politics in...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
Last comment by The Voice of Palo Alto, on Sep 14, 2021 at 9:54 pm | 3 comments | 2422 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Neighbors outraged over melee outside Woman's Club

A fight among partygoers outside the Woman's Club of Palo Alto on Friday night that allegedly involved one person being threatened...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Sep 14, 2021 at 9:24 pm | 6 comments | 11201 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Plane crashes en route to Palo Alto Airport, strikes power lines before going down in Baylands

A plane carrying 166 gallons of fuel has gone down near the Palo Alto Airport, leading to an apparent fuel spill in the Baylands...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2021
Last comment by We Are The People, on Sep 14, 2021 at 8:08 pm | 20 comments | 11822 Views

AROUND TOWN

Governor appoints Santa Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez to state corrections board

Santa Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez has been appointed to the Board of State and Community Corrections, Gov. Gavin...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2230 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Only 60% of Palo Alto police report being vaccinated

Despite getting early access to COVID-19 vaccines, inoculation rates among local law enforcement agencies fall below the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 14, 2021 at 10:48 am | 132 comments | 15664 Views

BOOKS

Last-minute lineup change doesn't bother Castilleja in tennis win

Despite a last-minute lineup change, Castilleja girls tennis won its third straight match, edging Woodside 4-3 in nonleague...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students return to campus for new school year

Students at Palo Alto Unified School District's five middle and high schools started a new year on Wednesday, the first relatively...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2021
Last comment by Gustavo Woltmann, on Sep 13, 2021 at 11:32 pm | 7 comments | 6235 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Haven't voted in the recall yet? You still have more than one way to cast your ballot.

Voters have until Tuesday, Sept. 14, to either postmark their ballots, drop them off at a designated ballot box or vote in...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2021
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Sep 13, 2021 at 11:28 pm | 8 comments | 7095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public asked to weigh in on community college board redistricting effort

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District will hold a meeting tonight for public input on how to draw boundary lines...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1949 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Polling error: How one survey changed the Newsom recall campaign

The early August survey suggested Gov. Gavin Newsom would get ousted -- and scared Democrats and progressives into ramping...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2377 Views
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