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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Changes for busy Palo Alto intersection just down the road

In a bid to improve traffic flow at a key Stanford Research Park intersection, Santa Clara County is moving ahead with a...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2021
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Sep 3, 2021 at 3:39 pm | 2 comments | 11412 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Going beyond the call of duty, Avenidas honorees lay down groundwork for a better community

Each of this year's nine Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement honorees has created positive changes in the community by donating...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3763 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Raising millions of dollars as an advocate for the young and old

After recovering from Hodgkin's lymphoma, Fran Codispoti decided to turn her attention away from a lucrative career in tech...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Spending hundreds of hours lending a hand to nonprofits

Betsy Gifford is finally getting used to the idea of being honored with an Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement Award. She's...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1186 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Couple invests decades of work to improve local education

For Bill and Gay Krause, most of the other "giving back" flows from their shared passion for education. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1972 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Together and individually, couple dedicated to serving local, global communities

Armand and Eliane Neukermans' philanthropic work takes a stunningly broad scope, from complex social issues such as education...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1484 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lending his legal expertise to help launch startup nonprofits

Attorney Stephen Player has spent much of his 30-year career lending his skills to help local nonprofits get off the ground...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1231 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Changing lives through more than a dozen local organizations

Alma and Jim Phillipses' contributions to the Palo Alto area have been broad, spanning education, diversity, housing, civic...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1101 Views

SPORTS

Mountain View girls rally for nonleague volleyball victory

The Mountain View girls volleyball team beat Castilleja in a nonleague match Wednesday. In girls golf, Menlo School topped...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent sues Palo Alto Unified for barring student from attending class without a mask

The father of a rising senior at Palo Alto High School is suing the Palo Alto Unified School District after his son was prohibited...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2021
Last comment by Howmanybikesdoesittake?, on Sep 3, 2021 at 3:23 am | 47 comments | 17938 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD COVID Cases nearly double past week

According to the somewhat buried COVID dashboard for PAUSD, student COVID cases have gone from 6 cases, two weeks ago, to...

Original post made by Samuel+L on Sep. 2, 2021
There are no comments yet. 166 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bill to allow more density in single-family zones passes Assembly

A housing bill that would loosen up restrictions in single-family zones by allowing subdivisions for up to four dwellings...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2021
Last comment by Lennie, on Sep 2, 2021 at 6:55 pm | 44 comments | 14238 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Running dry: Reservoirs serving Valley Water reach historic lows

Extreme drought conditions have caused the Santa Clara Valley Water District's reservoirs to drop to just 12.5% of capacity,...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2021
Last comment by Resident11, on Sep 2, 2021 at 6:28 pm | 3 comments | 2886 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newsom's stimulus left out many retirees, veterans and disabled Californians. Will they vote to recall him?

Many retirees, veterans and disabled Californians aren't getting the Golden State Stimulus. They could punish Gov. Newsom...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Sep 2, 2021 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 2514 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to lean on police officers to address homelessness

Spurred by complaints from downtown business leaders and property owners, Palo Alto is preparing to expand the Police Department's...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2021
Last comment by Realistic, on Sep 2, 2021 at 12:36 am | 18 comments | 7224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford bans student from campus for racist, sexist social media posts

Stanford University has banned a student from campus after he made racist and sexist social media posts on Sunday and Monday,...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2021
Last comment by TimR, on Sep 1, 2021 at 8:31 pm | 11 comments | 10151 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As fire danger increases, emergency responders keep watchful eye on the foothills

With wildfire threats growing, Palo Alto is looking to shut down barbecue pits in the foothills, accelerate its efforts to...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2021
Last comment by TimR, on Sep 1, 2021 at 7:44 pm | 2 comments | 6296 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Protesters call for changes in criminal legal system: No new jails and no to current sheriff

Protesters gathered in front of the Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose Friday afternoon to voice their opposition to...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2021
Last comment by On The Other Hand..., on Sep 1, 2021 at 2:30 pm | 7 comments | 5844 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County supervisors approve vote of no confidence against Sheriff Laurie Smith

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved on Tuesday a vote of no confidence against Sheriff Laurie...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2021
Last comment by On The Other Hand..., on Sep 1, 2021 at 2:26 pm | 6 comments | 4104 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek to ID man who fired gun at Pardee Park

Police are searching for a man who fired a gun at Pardee Park on Tuesday afternoon. No one was injured in the shooting and...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2021
Last comment by On The Other Hand..., on Sep 1, 2021 at 2:25 pm | 2 comments | 3455 Views
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