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Around Town: Students in need equipped with tech thanks to Electronics for Education

In the latest Around Town column, news about a student-run nonprofit that's donated dozens of computers for local youth and...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2021
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 28, 2021 at 7:50 pm | 3 comments | 6885 Views

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Flag project recalls Japanese internment camps, one signature at a time

For Yoshiki Oshima, the memories remain fresh 70 years later. There was the FBI taking away his father, a farmer who was...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2021
Last comment by Steve Dabrowski, on Aug 21, 2021 at 1:28 pm | 19 comments | 8972 Views

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Pet owners struggle to find veterinary care for Rover, Boots amid pandemic

Up and down the Peninsula, pet owners are having trouble finding medical care for their animals, often being turned away...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2021
There are no comments yet. 7129 Views

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West Bay Opera launches training initiative for minority singers

Palo Alto's West Bay Opera is launching this month its Opera DEI program -- a training initiative for aspiring professional...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2021
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Aug 15, 2021 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 5246 Views

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Upcoming Earthwise concerts move to Mitchell Park

Free concerts by La Doña and the David James Trio, originally scheduled for Aug. 7 and Aug. 17, respectively, at the Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2021
Last comment by , on Aug 14, 2021 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 3888 Views

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Newsom set to make California first state to require teacher vaccines or COVID tests

Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to issue a COVID-19 vaccination mandate Wednesday for all California teachers working on campuses. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2021
Last comment by Dennis Petry, on Aug 13, 2021 at 7:59 am | 10 comments | 3820 Views

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Stanford psychology professor Albert Bandura has died

Albert Bandura, the world-renowned social cognitive psychologist whose Bobo Doll experiments and theory of social learning...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2021
Last comment by Wyatt Richter, on Aug 11, 2021 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 7272 Views

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Palo Alto veers toward compromise on East Meadow bikeway

Seeking to thread the needle between residents' wishes and grant requirements, Palo Alto advanced on Monday a plan to install...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2021
Last comment by StarSpring, on Aug 11, 2021 at 9:07 am | 7 comments | 5231 Views

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Around Town: Sen. Josh Becker recognizes StreetCode Academy as nonprofit of the year

In the latest Around Town column, news about an East Palo Alto organization recognized as the nonprofit of the year, a new...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4694 Views

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Palo Alto eyes former water treatment site for interim housing

Inspired by Mountain View's example, Palo Alto may explore a new idea to assist the city's growing population of unhoused...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 7, 2021 at 11:04 am | 8 comments | 5683 Views

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Retro tech: Vintage Computer Festival West comes to Mountain View

When it comes to technology, is newer always better? At the Vintage Computer Festival West (part of the Vintage Computer...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2021
Last comment by David Chang, on Aug 7, 2021 at 8:24 am | 2 comments | 3714 Views

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Opinion: Untold stories of the strength and resilience of low-income students

Since March 2020, we have worried about the health, finances and social isolation of low-income students and families. Yet,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2021
Last comment by Virginia Smedberg, on Aug 7, 2021 at 2:09 am | 2 comments | 2811 Views

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Palo Alto School of Chamber Music nurtures small ensembles with collaborative spirit

Palo Alto School of Chamber Music participants say chamber music offers a unique opportunity for students to both work as...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2021
Last comment by Virginia Smedberg, on Aug 5, 2021 at 11:49 pm | 1 comment | 6274 Views

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Starting Tuesday, mask mandates return to Bay Area amid surge in COVID cases

Seven Bay Area counties announced Monday that residents will be required to wear masks in nearly all indoor settings, marking...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2021
Last comment by John B. Sails, on Aug 3, 2021 at 6:01 pm | 46 comments | 11723 Views

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Santa Clara among 3 Bay Area counties urging employers to implement vaccination policy

As the Bay Area experiences an increased rate of COVID-19 cases, particularly among the unvaccinated population, three county...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2021
Last comment by Annette, on Aug 1, 2021 at 1:06 pm | 10 comments | 17113 Views

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Earthwise Productions hosts concert series at Palo Alto Art Center

After a pandemic pause, Palo Alto's Earthwise Productions is back in action, hosting live, local concerts. First up is a...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jul 27, 2021 at 8:40 am | 4 comments | 2218 Views

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Developer drops housing plan near California Avenue

Smith Development, which was preparing to build 75 condominiums near the California Avenue Caltrain station, has dropped...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 26, 2021 at 5:19 pm | 30 comments | 11870 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 Patricia Harris-Bowman, on Jul 24, 2021 at 9:02 pm | 1203 comments | 420314 Views

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Around Town: Palo Alto Utilities cautions customers about phone scams

In the latest Around Town column, news about a phone scam that demands Palo Alto Utilities customers pay a purportedly overdue...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2021
There are no comments yet. 7236 Views

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Federal funds to help Palo Alto build museum, respond to mental health emergencies

Palo Alto's plans to build a history museum and launch a program for mental health emergencies has received a boost from...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2021
Last comment by Novelera, on Jul 20, 2021 at 7:43 pm | 9 comments | 6809 Views
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