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Fresh off reelection to City Council, Greg Tanaka sets sights on Congress

After winning a second term on the Palo Alto City Council, Greg Tanaka is eying a new venture: a seat in the U.S. House of...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2021
Last comment by Mark, on Jan 8, 2021 at 5:25 pm | 17 comments | 5489 Views

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Palo Alto Medical Foundation fined for failing to comply with COVID-19 testing order

Several hospitals, including three Palo Alto Medical Foundation centers, were issued fines for violating Santa Clara County's...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2020
Last comment by Common Sense G., on Jan 8, 2021 at 8:43 am | 14 comments | 21138 Views

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Even more contagious? Here's what you need to know about the mutating virus now in California

The new coronavirus variant so far has been detected in six people in the Golden State, after its initial discovery in the...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2021
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 5, 2021 at 11:54 pm | 4 comments | 3104 Views

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Mixed reactions accompany South Bay minimum wage increases

Palo Alto, Mountain View and Los Altos are among the south bay cities that saw their minimum wage rates increase in the new...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jan 5, 2021 at 11:20 am | 9 comments | 4028 Views

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Navigating through this upside-down year

Let's face it: 2020 gave us all a run for our money. From March onward, it was one crisis after another. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 4, 2021 at 7:01 pm | 5 comments | 3806 Views

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Holiday Fund: With camps shut down, Hidden Villa sends seeds, leaves and lessons to area youth

For decades, Hidden Villa has offered its young campers a unique blend of pastoral beauty and social justice activism. This...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2020
Last comment by Linda Heiliger, on Jan 1, 2021 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 3894 Views

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Stanford vaccine expert: 'They do look very safe'

As initial shipments of COVID-19 vaccines arrive throughout the United States this week and in coming weeks, Dr. Yvonne Maldonado...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, on Jan 1, 2021 at 12:00 pm | 18 comments | 5127 Views

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Year in review: Challenges, milestones from a turbulent 2020

While we yearn for the early days of 2020, when life was normal, we examine how the year became a turning point for social...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2021
There are no comments yet. 8186 Views

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2020 rewind: A timeline of a year like no other

The past 12 months have been historic, life changing and unparalleled and most likely will stand out as key markers in modern...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4468 Views

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Newsom: Stay-at-home orders likely to be extended past three-week minimum in much of state

Stay-at-home orders in multiple regions across the state are likely to remain in effect past the minimum of three weeks as...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2020
Last comment by [email protected], on Dec 29, 2020 at 11:59 pm | 32 comments | 12597 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Special City Council meeting on pandemic response grant funding

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Dec. 21. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2020/12/18/public-agenda-no-city-council-meetings-t...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2020
Last comment by Linda, on Dec 27, 2020 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 2109 Views

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San Mateo County under state regional stay-at-home order as ICU capacity drops

Calling the human toll of the COVID-19 pandemic "devastating," San Mateo County announced it will enforce the state's regional...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, on Dec 26, 2020 at 7:05 am | 21 comments | 5753 Views

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A surreal year: Photos capture historic events that shaped 2020

The past 12 months have been unlike any other. Take a look back at 2020 through scenes captured by Palo Alto Weekly visual...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2020
Last comment by rhody, on Dec 25, 2020 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 7214 Views

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Long-term care facilities prepare for COVID-19 vaccines

Operators of local skilled nursing and long-term care facilities are breathing a sigh of relief after learning that they...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2020
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 25, 2020 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 5329 Views

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A lost Palo Alto couple. A 'miraculous' rescue. Here's what happened to Ian Irwin and Carol Kiparsky.

In their first interview since their rescue in February, Palo Alto residents Carol Kiparsky and Ian Irwin describe how their...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2020
Last comment by Rob Roberts, on Dec 25, 2020 at 6:40 am | 14 comments | 14125 Views

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Five things to know about California's new US Senator, Alex Padilla

Gov. Gavin Newsom's chosen successor to Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is a tech-minded voting rights booster and a Latino...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2020
Last comment by Novelera, on Dec 23, 2020 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 2962 Views

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Winter Spare the Air Alert issued for Monday in Bay Area

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air Alert for Monday, which bans the burning wood, manufactured...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, on Dec 21, 2020 at 1:08 pm | 3 comments | 3222 Views

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Cities slam VTA plan to reroute Measure B funding toward BART

In 2016, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority vowed to upgrade streets and rail crossings through a sales tax...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2020
Last comment by Bill Hough, on Dec 19, 2020 at 8:30 am | 10 comments | 5561 Views

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It's official: FDA authorizes first COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S.

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday authorized the first emergency use authorization for a COVID-19 vaccine. The hurdle...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, on Dec 18, 2020 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 3742 Views

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VA Palo Alto begins first COVID-19 vaccinations in Santa Clara County, immunizing staff and at-risk patients

Hospital workers and vulnerable patients at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System are among the first people...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2020
There are no comments yet. 8345 Views
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