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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Real Estate Matters: Is the Midpeninsula in a pandemic boom and bust?

The local housing market is cooling down from its record-high prices of the first quarter due to a drastic shift in the economy. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2022
Last comment by Byron Tate, on Aug 4, 2022 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 1778 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Horrible Cell service in Downtown North

For the last few weeks, talk, text and internet service has been horrible, sometimes even non existent in Downtown North....

Original post made by Pat Markevitch on Jul. 31, 2022
Last comment by Byron Tate, on Aug 4, 2022 at 8:57 am | 4 comments | 529 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council faces pushback over Sobrato deal for former Fry's site

When City Council members struck a deal with Sobrato in June to transform the former site of Fry's Electronics, they framed...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Aug 3, 2022 at 11:23 am | 13 comments | 4242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents fight church's plan to host safe-parking program for homeless

More than two dozen residents near the First Congregational Church are protesting a proposal by the Louis Road institution...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2022
Last comment by Mensch, on Aug 3, 2022 at 11:19 am | 36 comments | 10930 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Brand new library in Menlo Park celebrates Chinese traditions and community

Part library, part community center, the Little Bookworm Library provides a place where Chinese families can celebrate their...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2022
Last comment by Chris, on Aug 3, 2022 at 7:58 am | 9 comments | 7485 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alison Cormack will not seek second term on Palo Alto City Council

Alison Cormack, who was elected to the City Council in 2018 and who has been a vocal advocate for building more housing and...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
Last comment by Chris, on Aug 3, 2022 at 7:52 am | 25 comments | 7273 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google gives an update on its $1B commitment to combat Bay Area housing crisis

Three years after pledging to invest $1 billion toward increasing the Bay Area's housing supply and supporting organizations...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Aug 2, 2022 at 9:07 pm | 9 comments | 4838 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Julie Lythcott-Haims sets sights on Palo Alto City Council seat

Julie Lythcott-Haims, an author, educator, public speaker and former dean of freshmen at Stanford University, is now pursuing...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2022
Last comment by Be realistic, on Aug 2, 2022 at 7:17 pm | 24 comments | 6258 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nicole Chiu-Wang declares run for Palo Alto school board, incumbent Ken Dauber won't seek reelection

Chiu-Wang's priorities including improving mental health services and investing in early childhood education. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2022
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident , on Aug 1, 2022 at 9:03 pm | 20 comments | 7310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto, East Palo Alto to host National Night Out events on Tuesday

Palo Alto and East Palo Alto residents are invited to celebrate National Night Out with police officers this Tuesday. The...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Aug 1, 2022 at 7:48 pm | 4 comments | 3601 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Silicon Valley stinks: The science and mystery behind the rare corpse flower bloom

A giant endangered flower that smells like rotting flesh bloomed for the first time at San Jose State this week. Here's a...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2022
Last comment by Eric Fischer, on Aug 1, 2022 at 5:23 pm | 5 comments | 3121 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Local Union 271 pays it forward through fundraiser for nonprofit

Read news about a downtown restaurant's recent fundraiser for bicycles benefiting people in need, Stanford Children's Health's...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2709 Views

AROUND TOWN

Barron Park market

What market was on the corner of Margarita & El Camino in Palo Alto (Barron Park) in the 50's & 60's? Across El Camino from...

Original post made by Stephen Jessen on Jul. 31, 2022
There are no comments yet. 338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Realtor Alex Comsa jumps into Palo Alto council race

Realtor Alex Comsa announced Wednesday that he will seek a seat on the Palo Alto City Council, joining a growing roster of...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2022
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Jul 31, 2022 at 5:03 pm | 9 comments | 4505 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County expands eligibility for monkeypox vaccine after receiving more doses

Santa Clara County said Tuesday that it has expanded eligibility for the monkeypox vaccine, making it available by appointment...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2022
Last comment by Eugene Cunningham, on Jul 31, 2022 at 11:00 am | 25 comments | 3728 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Any news on fire at Foothill College?

My son lives next to Foothill College and said an arsonist set multiple fires up there this afternoon. I see nothing online...

Original post made by jrusoff on Jul. 30, 2022
There are no comments yet. 475 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent Shana Segal announces run for Palo Alto school board

Shana Segal, a graduate of Palo Alto schools, former teacher and current Palo Alto parent, has announced plans to run for...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2022
Last comment by Janemill, on Jul 30, 2022 at 5:55 pm | 11 comments | 7355 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gay, bisexual Latino men disproportionately affected by monkeypox in Santa Clara County

Gay and bisexual Latino men in Santa Clara County have been disproportionately affected by monkeypox, county health officials...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2022
Last comment by Bruce Younger, on Jul 30, 2022 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 2296 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shame on Sign Stealer

I had posted my views on 2 signs on my property. They said "Defy McConnell and Trump" and "Vote for Democrats". One sign...

Original post made by Cathie Lehrberg on Jul. 17, 2022
Last comment by Eugene Cunningham, on Jul 30, 2022 at 8:54 am | 14 comments | 469 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pedestrian dies in Palo Alto Caltrain collision

A person was killed Saturday afternoon when they were hit by a train in Palo Alto. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2022/07/23/pedestrian-killed-on-calt...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jul 29, 2022 at 5:01 pm | 26 comments | 27401 Views
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