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For county, 1,000-strong group of workers and volunteers will be key to keeping a lid on coronavirus

Santa Clara County is calling for the public to help ramp up its COVID-19 contact-tracing program, which needs an estimated...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2020
Last comment by Here we go, on Jun 10, 2020 at 2:30 pm | 7 comments | 3640 Views

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Around Town: Sewing warriors make over 2,500 face masks for Stanford children's hospital

In the latest Around Town column, news about the group behind the colorful face masks donated to Lucile Packard Children's...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2020
Last comment by Gary G, on Jun 8, 2020 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 5237 Views

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City may freeze 'percent-for-art' program to redirect funds elsewhere

Citing budget challenges, Palo Alto is preparing to shelve a long-standing policy that requires city projects to include...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2020
Last comment by Rebecca Eisenberg, on Jun 5, 2020 at 1:46 pm | 25 comments | 3023 Views

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Menlo Park police arrest alleged looters en route to Stanford Shopping Center

Menlo Park police officers on the lookout for looters Sunday night arrested two men who were allegedly headed to Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Jun 4, 2020 at 7:49 pm | 26 comments | 26858 Views

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New Santa Clara County order allows more stores, restaurants to reopen Friday

Churches, retailers and restaurants that offer outdoor dining will be allowed to start welcoming back customers on June 5...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 2, 2020 at 12:37 pm | 19 comments | 21510 Views

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Around Town: Feeding the front line with hundreds of meals; Students benefit from anonymous gift of books

In the latest Around Town column, news about a fundraiser that has resulted in hundreds of meals for hospital workers, an...

Original post made on May. 30, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on May 30, 2020 at 1:50 pm | 1 comment | 8350 Views

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Under a new name, Palo Alto Housing looks beyond its hometown

Palo Alto Housing, a nonprofit developer that has been building affordable housing for 50 years, has changed its name to...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by Online Follower, on May 26, 2020 at 10:27 am | 10 comments | 5060 Views

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Budget cuts would hit public safety response, recreation options in Palo Alto

Palo Alto would reduce police and fire staffing, close a library, pare down its recreation classes and cut more than 100...

Original post made on May. 8, 2020
Last comment by Andrea O"Leary, on May 25, 2020 at 8:26 pm | 85 comments | 11206 Views

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Fentanyl-related deaths up sharply in county this year

Reported fentanyl-related deaths in Santa Clara County nearly tripled from January to May 8 compared to the same period in...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by Seriously?, on May 24, 2020 at 8:23 am | 8 comments | 2371 Views

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Around Town: Club keeps going with Memorial Day tradition; woman plans social distance parade for mother's birthday

In the latest Around Town column, stories about the Palo Alto University Rotary Club moving forward with its annual Memorial...

Original post made on May. 23, 2020
Last comment by ASR, on May 23, 2020 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 2951 Views

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Living in isolation: Older adults reveal the daily challenges of social distancing

Some have lost caregivers in their homes. Others have been forced to cancel travel plans. We're sharing stories from about...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2020
Last comment by A Word To The Wise, on May 22, 2020 at 7:56 am | 3 comments | 5178 Views

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As businesses fight for survival, Palo Alto launches relief program

Small businesses in Palo Alto that were rattled by the COVID-19 shutdown could be eligible for grants of up to $10,000 from...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by Gus L., on May 21, 2020 at 7:44 pm | 12 comments | 4552 Views

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As Stage 2 of reopening begins, county has more to do to meet state requirements

As the state inches toward reopening from the COVID-19 crisis, counties are working to meet the California Department of...

Original post made on May. 20, 2020
Last comment by JL, on May 21, 2020 at 10:07 am | 29 comments | 7060 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 Resident, on May 19, 2020 at 10:37 am | 1196 comments | 347511 Views

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Facing budget crunch, Palo Alto backs cuts to police, fire services

Facing an unprecedented budget crisis, members of the Palo Alto City Council approved on Tuesday a series of steep cuts to...

Original post made on May. 12, 2020
Last comment by Sigh, on May 18, 2020 at 5:20 pm | 84 comments | 8875 Views

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Coronavirus weekend update: New San Mateo County order to allow curbside retail pickup, dog grooming

San Mateo County Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow on Friday amended his prior shelter-in-place health order to allow the reopening...

Original post made on May. 16, 2020
Last comment by resident, on May 18, 2020 at 10:58 am | 26 comments | 21634 Views

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Walgreens to shutter downtown Palo Alto store next month

The Walgreens store on University and Bryant avenues will permanently close in June as part of the company's cost management...

Original post made on May. 14, 2020
Last comment by A Major Loss, on May 18, 2020 at 10:14 am | 33 comments | 12544 Views

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In Santa Clara County, at-risk individuals receive a helping hand

Santa Clara County Helping Hands has now connected dozens of high-risk individuals with volunteers to bring them groceries,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2020
Last comment by Donna H, on May 17, 2020 at 5:07 pm | 3 comments | 13916 Views

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Pet transport company offers rare, no-contact service to Midpeninsula during a crucial time

Jeanne Salem, founder of pet transport company, 360 Pet Cab, has partnered with a handful of local animal hospitals to help...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2020
Last comment by Expand Services, on May 17, 2020 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 5693 Views

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Around Town: PPE delivery takes to the skies; C-SPAN honors local youth for documentaries

In the latest Around Town column, stories about a local pilot whose recent trip to deliver face shields served as a lesson...

Original post made on May. 16, 2020
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