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Around Town: Parents band together to throw proms for Paly, Gunn seniors

In the latest Around Town column, news about parents organizing proms for Paly and Gunn graduates, local students who recently...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2021
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City finds allies in battle against airplane noise

Palo Alto is poised to join an exclusive club that for more than 20 years has declined to give the city a seat at the table...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jun 11, 2021 at 8:56 am | 41 comments | 10201 Views

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California's big reopening: What changes — and what doesn't — on June 15?

Gov. Gavin Newsom promised business as usual, but there could be exceptions to everyday life returning to normal. Here are...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2021
Last comment by Jane, on Jun 10, 2021 at 9:18 pm | 3 comments | 5915 Views

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Around Town: Former Stanford dean's new book gains attention on NPR's Fresh Air

In the latest Around Town column, news about a local resident discussing her new book on NPR's Fresh Air, a special proclamation...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2021
Last comment by Geraldine Brag, on Jun 10, 2021 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 5564 Views

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Transport issues force cancellation of U.S. Highway 101 bridge work this weekend

Plans to install the middle section of the new bike and pedestrian bridge near Adobe Creek in Palo Alto, where the freeway...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jun 9, 2021 at 9:09 pm | 3 comments | 7782 Views

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Palo Alto breaks ground on new public safety building

Donning hard hats and reflective vests, Palo Alto's officials broke ground Wednesday on the city's largest and most long-awaited...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jun 9, 2021 at 11:12 am | 22 comments | 6925 Views

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Around Town: Children's Health Council prepares to search for new leader

In the latest Around Town column, news about a youth mental nonprofit's search for its next CEO, six community leaders recognized...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2021
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June is now World Music Month in Palo Alto

This year, World Music Day has evolved into a monthlong celebration of live music, with performers playing on California...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2021
Last comment by MA midtown, on Jun 6, 2021 at 8:56 am | 6 comments | 4262 Views

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Employers face June deadline to record worker vaccination status in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County's new requirement for employers to obtain a record of their workforce's COVID-19 vaccination status has...

Original post made on May. 25, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Jun 4, 2021 at 3:28 pm | 21 comments | 14884 Views

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As demand grows, La Comida seeks new site for nutrition program

It's been a year of growth, adaptation and uncertainty for the nonprofit that serves about 1,700 meals to seniors weekly....

Original post made on May. 27, 2021
Last comment by JS1, on Jun 3, 2021 at 8:08 pm | 5 comments | 5375 Views

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Figuring out how to feed kids when they're not in school

The pandemic forced most school districts to rethink how they feed children and what role schools should play in combating...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2021
Last comment by chewie, on Jun 2, 2021 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 6408 Views

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Palo Alto schools to reprise car parade for graduating seniors

Three Palo Alto schools are giving their graduating seniors another chance to grab their caps and gowns and go on a ride...

Original post made on May. 31, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Jun 2, 2021 at 8:52 am | 19 comments | 9206 Views

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East Palo Alto, Menlo Park crack down on illegal fireworks

Determined to prevent a repeat of last year's fireworks explosions, the cities of East Palo Alto and Menlo Park have formed...

Original post made on May. 30, 2021
Last comment by YP, on Jun 1, 2021 at 5:31 pm | 7 comments | 10098 Views

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'The story of an artist'

The current exhibition at the Pamela Walsh Gallery, "Mitchell Johnson, Color Continuum," may be perfectly timed to usher...

Original post made on May. 31, 2021
Last comment by Bill, on May 31, 2021 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 549 Views

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Around Town: City announces winners of May Fête decoration contest

In the latest Around Town column, news about the winners of this year's May Fête decoration contest and what aspects of...

Original post made on May. 30, 2021
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Around Town: Through letters, Girl Scouts share hopes for the country with Kamala Harris

In the latest Around Town column, stories on local Girl Scouts contributing to a book of letters to Vice President Kamala...

Original post made on May. 22, 2021
Last comment by Scotty, on May 23, 2021 at 6:33 pm | 5 comments | 6191 Views

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Helicopter flying low over Midtown Palo Alto for last two days?

As much as we love seeing aircraft, this helicopter is so low that it sounds like it hovers right over us and the houses...

Original post made by Nayeli on May. 18, 2021
Last comment by gorangers, on May 18, 2021 at 4:11 pm | 3 comments | 1785 Views

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Around Town: Postcard project forms bonds across generations

In the latest Around Town column, read about older and younger artists connecting over postcards and local plans for Bike...

Original post made on May. 15, 2021
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Palo Alto prepares to tap into federal funds, reserves to avoid budget cuts

Elected leaders moved this week to reverse most of the cuts in City Manager Ed Shikada's proposed budget, which includes...

Original post made on May. 13, 2021
Last comment by chris, on May 14, 2021 at 9:51 pm | 17 comments | 6654 Views

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San Mateo County ready to begin COVID-19 vaccinations for 12- to 15-year-olds next week

San Mateo County could begin vaccinating 12- to 15-year-olds at the San Mateo County Event Center next week, pending final...

Original post made on May. 13, 2021
Last comment by PacManFever, on May 13, 2021 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 3926 Views
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