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How you can help those in need this holiday season

With the holiday season now in full swing, Midpeninsula nonprofits are offering safe ways for the community to help provide...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2020
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Marissa Mayer rebrands startup, introduces new contact list app

Lumi Labs has evolved into Sunshine, which debuted on Wednesday its first product: an app that helps users to keep their...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2020
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Nov 25, 2020 at 3:27 pm | 6 comments | 4132 Views

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Around Town: Newly adopted dog missing for nearly 50 days found near Caltrain station

In the latest Around Town column, news about the recent recovery of a dog reported missing in mid-September, notable local...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2020
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Nov 24, 2020 at 6:30 pm | 4 comments | 4385 Views

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Calling for 'increased vigilance,' Stanford to require COVID-19 testing for all on-campus employees

Starting Jan. 4, all Stanford faculty, staff and postdoctoral scholars working on campus will be required to get tested for...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2020
Last comment by TimR, on Nov 23, 2020 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 4463 Views

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Shop Talk: Luxury consignment store moves into Cheesecake Factory's former home

In the latest Shop Talk retail column, news about San Francisco-based company luxury consignment shop The RealReal opening...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2020
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Red Rock Coffee purchased by new owner, saving the struggling business

Red Rock Coffee, Mountain View's popular downtown coffee shop and hangout spot, will survive the coronavirus pandemic after...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2020
Last comment by , on Nov 19, 2020 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 2437 Views

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Elementary schools to remain open but middle, high school reopening could be delayed

As Santa Clara County moves into the state's most restrictive tier, Palo Alto's elementary schools will remain open but worsening...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2020
Last comment by Angry, on Nov 19, 2020 at 9:15 am | 5 comments | 6666 Views

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Palo Alto to retain car-free zones on University and California avenues

It's been a grim year for Palo Alto's retail community, with businesses losing money, reducing hours and shuttering altogether....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2020
Last comment by Mark Michael, on Nov 16, 2020 at 8:44 am | 11 comments | 8265 Views

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Around Town: Magical Bridge playground welcomes back visitors this Tuesday

In the latest Around Town column, news about a reopening date set for the Magical Bridge playground in Palo Alto, the Ecumenical...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2020
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Residents, businesses clash over parking policies at new California Avenue district garage

With Palo Alto's new six-story garage near California Avenue preparing to open later this month, city officials, residents...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2020
Last comment by JF resident, on Nov 11, 2020 at 11:55 pm | 15 comments | 6740 Views

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COVID-19 surge raises red flags in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County health leaders delivered a sobering message on Monday morning: COVID-19 cases in the county are starting...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2020
Last comment by TimR, on Nov 11, 2020 at 11:00 pm | 6 comments | 9175 Views

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'Black Lives Matter' mural removed as Palo Alto plans permanent exhibit

Four months after a group of artists painted the words "Black Lives Matter" on Hamilton Avenue, in front of City Hall, Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2020
Last comment by Novelera, on Nov 11, 2020 at 3:03 pm | 8 comments | 4928 Views

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As stores struggle, Palo Alto prepares to let offices fill retail spaces

Seeking to stem the economic damage from COVID-19, Palo Alto is weighing a measure that could shake up the local retail scene:...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2020
Last comment by Murphy, on Nov 9, 2020 at 10:55 pm | 32 comments | 8945 Views

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Nonprofit book bag sale; free books for nonprofits

The Friends of the Palo Alto Library is offering 30,000+ used books for sale, at $5 per bag, throughout the month of November....

Original post made by kareninca on Nov. 5, 2020
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Fewer events, more enforcement: City proposes conditions for Castilleja's expansion

Seeking to bridge the yawning gap between Castilleja School and a vocal group of neighbors who vehemently oppose the school's...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2020
Last comment by Online Name, on Nov 4, 2020 at 10:52 am | 31 comments | 5413 Views

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Palo Alto commissioners bristle at council's push to exert more control over advisory bodies

A new effort by the City Council to strengthen its control over the city's commission system is facing backlash from some...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 4, 2020 at 10:16 am | 24 comments | 4219 Views

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Facing a lawsuit, Palo Alto looks to permanently expand Foothills Park access

Spurred by a lawsuit from a coalition that includes the ACLU and the NAACP, Palo Alto is preparing to permanently abolish...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
Last comment by PaloAltoCitizen, on Nov 3, 2020 at 7:31 am | 109 comments | 12352 Views

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Philippe Rey of Adolescent Counseling Services honored with Kiwanis Angel award

Philippe Rey, executive director of Adolescent Counseling Services, has won the ninth annual Kiwanis Angel Award for his...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2020
Last comment by Sally Bemus, on Nov 2, 2020 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 4450 Views

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As Target eyes former Fry's building, Palo Alto rethinks its housing plan

With prospects for housing at the former site of Fry's Electronics fading, city leaders and residents are weighing a more...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 31, 2020 at 4:19 pm | 54 comments | 15057 Views

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Around Town: Volunteers make a difference by building book cubbies

In the latest Around Town column, news about local volunteers building book cubbies for low-income students, a group of musicians...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2020
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