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Meta offers a quarter billion dollars in community amenities to Belle Haven

Meta is offering more than a quarter of a billion dollars in community benefits for its massive Willow Village development,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2022
Last comment by Enough, on Jun 3, 2022 at 6:08 pm | 3 comments | 3066 Views

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Youths' dream art center opens for in-person classes in East Palo Alto

After more than a decade of planning and effort, a new youth arts center is up and running in East Palo Alto. EPACenter held...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2022
Last comment by Claudette, on Jun 3, 2022 at 11:29 am | 3 comments | 3964 Views

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Bay Area may get light rain from major storm front hitting most states

A seven-day weather pattern expected to bring rain to 47 of the lower 48 states should lead to a short shower to the region...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2017 Views

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Around Town: Palo Alto Community Fund awards a record 96 grants to nonprofits

Read news about a total $1.7 million distributed to local nonprofits, the City Council advancing a plan to upgrade Fire Station...

Original post made on May. 31, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3224 Views

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Planned bike lane on California Avenue hits dead end

While California Avenue will remain a pedestrian promenade for the foreseeable future, Palo Alto officials narrowly rejected...

Original post made on May. 17, 2022
Last comment by eileen , on May 23, 2022 at 8:56 am | 27 comments | 5638 Views

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Around Town: Palo Alto youth recognized in local poetry contest

In the latest Around Town column, news about the winners and honorable mentions in this year's Palo Alto Students Foundation...

Original post made on May. 17, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3455 Views

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Council supports new rules for outdoor dining spaces

Parklets and car-free boulevards will remain a fixture of Palo Alto dining for the foreseeable future, though these areas...

Original post made on May. 10, 2022
Last comment by Another Bob, on May 16, 2022 at 12:32 pm | 14 comments | 5219 Views

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Santa Clara County COVID cases surpass height of delta surge

COVID-19 cases are rising again to higher levels than last summer's surge, Santa Clara County Health Officer Dr. Sara Cody...

Original post made on May. 10, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on May 14, 2022 at 7:17 am | 8 comments | 14909 Views

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After three-year hiatus, May Fete Parade makes a comeback downtown

Downtown Palo Alto was bustling with activity on Saturday for the 98th annual May Fete Parade, an event that brought the...

Original post made on May. 9, 2022
Last comment by Less Traveled Road, on May 12, 2022 at 6:22 pm | 8 comments | 3965 Views

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Get an inside tour of Hangar One restoration work

Hangar One has sat, stripped and desolate in Moffett Field for over a decade. Now, work has started to restore the massive...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by mkrause3, on May 12, 2022 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 3391 Views

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Around Town: Couple's record-setting $1.1B donation benefits Stanford's new sustainability school

In the latest Around Town column, news about a $1.1 billion donation for Stanford's new sustainability school set to open...

Original post made on May. 7, 2022
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Palo Alto's May Fete Parade set to return for 98th edition

The Palo Alto May Fete Parade and Fair is going back to its traditional format this Saturday to the delight of many. Read...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4680 Views

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Federal judge orders serial ADA plaintiffs to show standing to sue in 9 cases

A federal judge has ordered three disabled plaintiffs and their lawyers to prove they are entitled to bring their lawsuits...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2022
Last comment by Observer, on May 5, 2022 at 2:37 pm | 11 comments | 6932 Views

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Reusable boba straws, Tesla Hot Wheels and a Sushirrito menu: Palo Alto envisions items to fill a time capsule

In the latest Around Town column, news about plans for next year's Palo Alto Day celebration, local students working to address...

Original post made on May. 1, 2022
Last comment by Joy abbott, on May 4, 2022 at 11:03 am | 9 comments | 4630 Views

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Developer threatens suit after townhome project panned by architectural board

Emboldened by recent state laws, a developer is threatening to sue Palo Alto after the city's Architectural Review Board...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2022
Last comment by toransu, on May 4, 2022 at 12:38 am | 22 comments | 8270 Views

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Nurses at Stanford, Packard hospitals reach tentative contract

The union representing about 5,000 nurses at Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital have reached a tentative...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2022
Last comment by Mary, on May 2, 2022 at 9:29 pm | 9 comments | 4074 Views

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Berman curses during heated hearing on 'unprofessional conduct' bill

Assembly member Marc Berman, D-Menlo Park, apologized Tuesday after cursing out loud at public speakers who were complaining...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2022
Last comment by Tecsi, on Apr 30, 2022 at 9:53 am | 18 comments | 5858 Views

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Thousands of Stanford and Packard nurses vote to authorize strike

A whopping 93% of voting members of a nurses union on Thursday authorized their leaders to call a strike against Stanford...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2022
Last comment by ndn, on Apr 27, 2022 at 2:18 pm | 43 comments | 21470 Views

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Dinner and a show: 12 must-visit destinations for dining and entertainment on the Peninsula

From pubs and coffee shops to Coastside distilleries and cocktail bars, we've rounded up 12 nearby destinations for dining...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Apr 26, 2022 at 6:05 pm | 2 comments | 4254 Views

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Around Town: Palo Alto centenarian Grace Lee turns 105 years old

In the latest column, news about a local woman's recent 105th birthday, a retired judge in the running for a California Book...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2022
Last comment by Claudette, on Apr 25, 2022 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 5626 Views
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