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Hundreds call for more contributions from Stanford for expansion plan

With Stanford University’s ambitious expansion plan nearing the finish line, hundreds of Stanford students, public school...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2019
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 1, 2019 at 11:16 am | 33 comments | 6722 Views

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Inaugural Halloween event aims to keep trick-or-treaters closer to home in East Palo Alto

To reverse the trend of East Palo Alto families taking their children trick-or-treating in other cities, neighbors are organizing...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by Mark Dinan, on Oct 31, 2019 at 12:49 pm | 3 comments | 3481 Views

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Spare the Air alert issued for Tuesday for Bay Area as smoke streams from wildfires

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued yet another Spare the Air alert for Tuesday because of smoke from...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 28, 2019 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 2549 Views

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National Weather Service warns of more fire danger this week

The National Weather Service is warning of another weather pattern that will lead to an increased risk of wildfires in the...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2019
Last comment by spandex, medium rare, on Oct 26, 2019 at 1:12 pm | 17 comments | 1939 Views

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Peninsula cities, companies explore partnerships to tackle traffic congestion

Traffic may be a regional problem, but just about every city in the Peninsula has its own local gripes -- and proposed fixes...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by Another Giveaway, on Oct 24, 2019 at 4:29 pm | 31 comments | 5796 Views

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Smoke from massive wildfire leads to Spare the Air alert

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Thursday because of smoke in the region...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2019
Last comment by C. Walters, on Oct 24, 2019 at 3:05 pm | 4 comments | 2015 Views

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'Nothing less than transformational:' Ketamine brings relief to people with severe depression

Ketamine is starting to shed its reputation as a psychedelic club drug and experimental mental health treatment as more patients...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by lindsey, on Oct 23, 2019 at 11:00 pm | 4 comments | 11523 Views

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United Nations Association Film Festival returns with local connections and global reach

At the United Nations Association Film Festival, now in its 22nd year, homegrown journalism meets justice in the form of...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2019
Last comment by Leland, on Oct 21, 2019 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 2459 Views

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A 'chronic public health issue': Stanford officials troubled by campus sexual assault data

Nearly 40% of undergraduate women who have attended Stanford University for four years have experienced some form of nonconsensual...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by safe at home, on Oct 18, 2019 at 12:10 pm | 8 comments | 3743 Views

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Earthquake felt in many Bay Area cities, including Palo Alto, on Monday night

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 centered in Contra Costa County was felt in the Palo Alto area on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Oct 16, 2019 at 3:41 am | 3 comments | 8739 Views

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Planned power outages expected to hit Palo Alto Hills Wednesday at noon

Sections of the Palo Alto Hills are scheduled to see power go out on Wednesday as part of PG&E's pre-emptive outages, planned...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2019
Last comment by Miriam Palm, on Oct 10, 2019 at 9:47 am | 20 comments | 17465 Views

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PG&E plans power outages starting Wednesday; they could affect Palo Alto too

PG&E plans to pre-emptively shut down power due to dangerous weather starting Wednesday, and although the agency doesn't...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 10, 2019 at 9:47 am | 39 comments | 58982 Views

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Biden on Trump: 'We've got to save capitalism from this guy'

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden took jabs at President Donald Trump during a campaign fundraiser in downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 5, 2019 at 3:54 pm | 26 comments | 4987 Views

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Santa Clara County workers strike for first time in 40 years

Santa Clara County workers went on strike Wednesday morning for the first time in 40 years to protest unfair labor practices,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Oct 2, 2019 at 9:10 pm | 3 comments | 2064 Views

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Federal rule change could cut thousands of county residents from free food program

Three million Americans could lose access to federal food assistance programs under new rules proposed by the Trump administration,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2019
Last comment by Liz Gardner, on Sep 26, 2019 at 3:18 pm | 4 comments | 2442 Views

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Child, adult become county's first flu deaths of the season

Two Santa Clara County residents, including a child, have died recently from the flu, county officials said Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2019
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Letters to the editor

<B>Opposed to Castilleja expansion Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2019/09/06/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2019
Last comment by Dan Siehl, on Sep 24, 2019 at 10:35 pm | 1 comment | 585 Views

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High temperatures, bad air quality expected on Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Tuesday because of a forecast for an unhealthy...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 23, 2019 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 1668 Views

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Groups to kick off three-part series on healthy dialogue with talk on political polarization

Three community organizations in Palo Alto have come together to create a series of events that aim to promote healthy, responsible...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Sep 20, 2019 at 6:31 pm | 29 comments | 2331 Views

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Equity ripples: East Palo Alto continues to struggle amidst neighboring tech boom

Skyrocketing housing prices, a historical lack of economic, educational and health care opportunities have created seemingly...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2019
Last comment by A Moral Compass, on Sep 20, 2019 at 7:30 am | 10 comments | 7054 Views
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