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Around Town: Persky's short-lived job; no end in sight for 'Blue Trees' project

In the latest Around Town column, former Santa Clara County Superior Court judge Aaron Persky finds a new job, only to get...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2019
Last comment by Jimmy, on Sep 19, 2019 at 5:06 pm | 49 comments | 7451 Views

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'A long time coming': After 10 years in the works, the new Stanford Hospital hosts community open house this weekend

A $2 billion expansion a decade in the making, Stanford Hospital is getting ready to debut its new facility at two community...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 19, 2019 at 10:45 am | 14 comments | 15967 Views

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'Admissions' skewers white liberal hypocrisy

Though it's set in New Hampshire, the world of Joshua Harmon's "Admissions," currently presented by Los Altos Stage Company,...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by white privilege, on Sep 18, 2019 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 1987 Views

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With 'Baby Trump' soaring above, locals protest president's policies in first visit since getting elected

President Trump's fundraising luncheon on Tuesday ended up being in the Palo Alto foothills near Portola Valley, but protesters...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Sep 18, 2019 at 10:02 am | 13 comments | 6457 Views

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The Peninsula restaurants that opened, closed this summer

Summer saw a flurry of closures and arrivals on the Peninsula. Read on to catch up on what opened and closed this summer. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2019
Last comment by Laura Bajuk, on Sep 16, 2019 at 4:33 pm | 16 comments | 4852 Views

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Webcast: A hospital for the future

Dr. George Tingwald, medical planning director for Stanford Health Care, gives an overview of what's inside the new Stanford...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2019
Last comment by AP, on Sep 14, 2019 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 3771 Views

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Making time for 'Hickorydickory'

Ultimately, the thought-provoking, preposterous and sometimes-frustrating "Hickorydickory" proves time well spent. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by miffed in PA, on Sep 13, 2019 at 6:03 pm | 2 comments | 1811 Views

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Bad mosquitoes recently

It seems we have another bout of bad mosquitoes! If you are noticing an increase please report to Santa Clara County vector...

Original post made by Bad mosquitoes recently on Aug. 11, 2019
Last comment by Bad Mosquitoes, on Sep 13, 2019 at 2:10 pm | 13 comments | 768 Views

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Palo Alto History Museum snags $100,000 grant from Santa Clara County

The effort to rehabilitate the Palo Alto History Museum received a financial boost this week from Santa Clara County, which...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2019
Last comment by history fan, on Sep 11, 2019 at 6:28 pm | 9 comments | 3369 Views

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Around Town: Museum on cusp of setting roots; East Palo Alto official suddenly departs

In the latest Around Town column, find out what's next for the Palo Alto History Museum, which raised more than $3.2 million,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2019
Last comment by Laura Bajuk, on Sep 11, 2019 at 1:48 pm | 5 comments | 4381 Views

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Uneven Ground Part II: Navigating food deserts and swamps

Almanac reporter Kate Bradshaw explores different ways North Fair Oaks, Belle Haven and East Palo Alto experience inequitable...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 11, 2019 at 1:47 pm | 3 comments | 2284 Views

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Shop Talk: Palo Alto loses iconic Phyllis Boutique, Round Table Pizza

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the departure of two longtime Palo Alto businesses -- Phyliss Boutique and Round...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2019
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Man hanging from billboard catwalk cries for help, is rescued using makeshift crane

A man who climbed up onto a billboard platform in East Palo Alto ended up stuck there and was rescued by firefighters using...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2019
Last comment by Member, on Sep 6, 2019 at 10:11 am | 4 comments | 3170 Views

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Webcast: Reimagining Ventura

Gail Price, a member of the North Ventura Coordinated Area Plan Working Group, joins Weekly staff for a discussion about...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 5, 2019 at 11:40 am | 3 comments | 3067 Views

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Around Town: Survey finds Palo Alto parks are sprawling with visitors; city seeks more EV charging stations

In the latest Around Town column, a new survey finds Palo Alto's parks have more visitors compared to others across the U.S.,...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 5, 2019 at 8:51 am | 28 comments | 7524 Views

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Castilleja's ambitious development plan would create significant traffic woes

With project plans still winding their way through the Palo Alto process, the school is entering a critical phase of the...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
Last comment by OPA, on Sep 4, 2019 at 10:21 pm | 73 comments | 8992 Views

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Open space district board votes to support protecting Stanford foothills for 99 years

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District's board of directors voted unanimously on Wednesday night to support a measure...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2019
Last comment by But why? , on Sep 4, 2019 at 12:13 am | 5 comments | 4008 Views

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Black and White Ball returns with a bang

After a seven-year hiatus, the Black and White Ball is back. First held in 1987 as the key fundraising event for the Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2019
Last comment by High Society In Palo Alto, on Aug 29, 2019 at 6:53 pm | 21 comments | 6841 Views

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Stanford is snapping up homes in College Terrace

New research by a group of media organizations has found that Stanford University's housing portfolio may be larger than...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 29, 2019 at 4:49 pm | 105 comments | 15865 Views

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A season of plenty: Autumn arts on the Midpeninsula

What do Willie Nelson, stunt dogs, emergency preparedness and man-eating musical plants have in common? They're all a part...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 28, 2019 at 5:10 pm | 3 comments | 4198 Views
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