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Now under the state's 'purple' tier, here's what is and isn't allowed in Santa Clara, San Mateo counties

Santa Clara and San Mateo counties returned to the state's most restrictive COVID-19 level, the "purple" tier, after California...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2021
Last comment by Chris Dewees, 33 minutes ago | 1 comment | 970 Views

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Resignation creates another opening on Palo Alto's planning commission

The Palo Alto City Council will have a chance to fill three seats on the Planning and Transportation Commission in the coming...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jan 24, 2021 at 12:44 pm | 5 comments | 3744 Views

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Man working in his yard faces armed would-be robber

Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery that targeted a man who was working outside of his home on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2021
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 24, 2021 at 8:56 am | 11 comments | 7427 Views

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Around Town: Palo Alto native plays at sixth Inauguration Day ceremony

Read about a Palo Alto native who shared his musical talent at the Inauguration Day ceremony, a local student recognized...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2021
Last comment by Jeremy Erman, on Jan 23, 2021 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 3071 Views

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Strong gusts lead to power outage for nearly 4,500 Palo Alto Utilities customers

Nearly 4,500 Palo Alto Utilities customers lost their power due to strong winds and downed tree branches on electrical wires...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
Last comment by Mondoman, on Jan 20, 2021 at 5:48 pm | 9 comments | 5533 Views

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Santa Clara County ramps up COVID-19 vaccinations amid chaotic federal allocations

Santa Clara County leaders are concerned they won't have enough COVID-19 doses to continue building up their vaccination...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2021
Last comment by m h park, on Jan 20, 2021 at 5:21 pm | 10 comments | 10888 Views

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After 18 hate crime incidents, Human Relations Commission asks City Council to take action

Defaced campaign signs of a Black City Council candidate. Derogatory signs referring to COVID-19 as the "Chinese Virus."...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
Last comment by Conrad Weiss, on Jan 20, 2021 at 10:29 am | 8 comments | 4381 Views

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Local health care providers reeling from huge spike in demand for vaccine

Health care providers in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties are reeling from a massive spike in requests for COVID-19 vaccines...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
Last comment by rsmithjr, on Jan 19, 2021 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 4905 Views

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Around Town: Work begins on Palo Alto's newest affordable housing project

In the latest Around Town column, news about an affordable housing project breaking ground, local residents and organizations...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jan 19, 2021 at 11:09 am | 3 comments | 4452 Views

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'I will vote to impeach this traitor': Rep. Anna Eshoo supports removing Trump from office

Granted only 30 seconds to speak on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Anna Eshoo did not mince words regarding...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Jan 18, 2021 at 3:17 pm | 32 comments | 3829 Views

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Santa Clara County unveils COVID-19 vaccine dashboard

Santa Clara County launched a new online dashboard on Friday that tracks the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses received and...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2021
Last comment by carlt, on Jan 18, 2021 at 11:12 am | 5 comments | 15545 Views

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Santa Clara County opens up COVID-19 vaccines to all residents age 75 and older

All Santa Clara County residents age 75 and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine effective immediately, vastly...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2021
Last comment by Barron Parker Too, on Jan 14, 2021 at 12:50 pm | 4 comments | 10245 Views

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Downtown Streets Team issues apology, retraction after board chair's 'inaccurate' comments

The Downtown Streets Team has issued an apology and retracted the false comments made by its board chair, who claimed that...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by Michele Dauber, on Jan 14, 2021 at 8:20 am | 14 comments | 7367 Views

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As Palo Alto police switch to encrypted radio, newsroom scanners go silent

In a sudden move that will severely limit the ability of journalists and citizen watchdogs to cover breaking news, the Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2021
Last comment by pearl, on Jan 13, 2021 at 1:55 pm | 17 comments | 8585 Views

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The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 11, 2021 at 11:28 pm | 1200 comments | 376306 Views

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Pro-Trump business owner documented at Capitol rally faces backlash

Some people are threatening a boycott of a Menlo Park business after it came to light that its owner attended a pro-Trump...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2021
Last comment by mauricio, on Jan 11, 2021 at 7:04 am | 40 comments | 13930 Views

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As rioters storm the U.S. Capitol, Rep. Anna Eshoo says she's safe

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo was among hundreds of legislators who fled the House floor on Wednesday as thousands of rioters supporting...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2021
Last comment by Alvin, on Jan 11, 2021 at 12:56 am | 56 comments | 6571 Views

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Around Town: Meet Jalen, the first baby born in 2021 at Stanford

Stanford Children's Health welcomed seven babies on Jan. 1 -- the first being Jalen Ramos, who entered the world at 1:53...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2021
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Qualia Gallery gives Palo Alto a new platform for art

The number of art galleries in downtown Palo Alto continues to grow, in spite of the pandemic, with the recent opening of...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2021
Last comment by Gary Ruppel, on Jan 7, 2021 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 2838 Views

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Jail-based unemployment fraud schemes prompt Santa Clara County crackdown

The loss of millions of dollars in unemployment benefits that allegedly went to jail inmates across the state has prompted...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2021
Last comment by Squidsie, on Jan 7, 2021 at 10:35 am | 4 comments | 3762 Views
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