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Palo Alto to reopen tennis courts, restore access to nature preserves

Palo Alto's basketball, pickleball and tennis courts will reopen later this week after a monthlong hiatus, and nature lovers...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by Great trail riding right now, on May 15, 2020 at 3:44 pm | 92 comments | 15640 Views

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Rare inflammatory disease, possibly tied to COVID-19, emerges in children

In what is now thought to be the first reported case of its kind, an infant with Kawasaki disease also tested positive in...

Original post made on May. 13, 2020
Last comment by Mary, on May 15, 2020 at 7:03 am | 15 comments | 23325 Views

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Around Town: Mystery donors give a million masks, $10K for Buena Vista residents

In the latest Around Town column, news about a local executive donating 1 million face shields to health care workers, a...

Original post made on May. 9, 2020
Last comment by reduce that footprint, on May 12, 2020 at 1:02 pm | 3 comments | 7212 Views

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Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund gifts $465K to local nonprofits

The Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund raised a record-breaking $465,000 in donations this year to support nonprofits serving...

Original post made on May. 8, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2726 Views

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With budget deficit approaching $40M, Palo Alto prepares for massive cuts

With the local economy in free fall, the Palo Alto City Council agreed on Monday to cut nearly $40 million from next year's...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by Anon checker, on May 7, 2020 at 6:07 pm | 30 comments | 6211 Views

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Demand for food assistance is soaring. Here's how state, regional and local agencies are stepping up.

Across the Peninsula, the need for food support has skyrocketed as unemployment balloons and economic insecurity deepens. Read...

Original post made on May. 7, 2020
Last comment by musical, on May 7, 2020 at 4:35 pm | 6 comments | 3518 Views

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Ravenswood, MayView deal shores up finances for clinics serving low-income families

It's official: The Ravenswood Family Health Network has acquired the MayView Community Health Center Clinics. Read the...

Original post made on May. 7, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2368 Views

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Menlo Park gallerist goes rogue, opens doors to visitors amidst shutdown

A Menlo Park art gallery owner is pushing back against the nonessential business shutdown, declaring that art is essential...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by Gethin, on May 6, 2020 at 2:22 pm | 13 comments | 4734 Views

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Changed economic landscape complicates Palo Alto's plans to redevelop Ventura

Palo Alto's plan to craft a new vision for the Ventura neighborhood confronted a stark political reality Wednesday, when...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on May 6, 2020 at 11:11 am | 22 comments | 8609 Views

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Around Town: Group makes 1,600 masks and counting; food donations benefit nonprofits

In the latest Around Town column, news about a local group that has sewn more than 1,600 for communities in need and a bounty...

Original post made on May. 3, 2020
Last comment by Latrelle, on May 5, 2020 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 4299 Views

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Coronavirus weekend update: Data shows fewer COVID-19 patients in intensive care

Santa Clara County reported 2,204 total coronavirus cases, 141 of which are hospitalized, and 114 deaths on Saturday. In...

Original post made on May. 3, 2020
Last comment by Back to Work, on May 5, 2020 at 9:58 am | 40 comments | 12822 Views

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Fire breaks out at Stanford Dish Friday afternoon

A fire in the popular Stanford Dish hiking area has prompted fire crews to prohibit traffic into neighboring streets on Friday...

Original post made on May. 1, 2020
Last comment by A eucalyptus tree, on May 4, 2020 at 9:34 pm | 9 comments | 12867 Views

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With race canceled, 72-year-old marathon runner inspires other seniors to remain active

When the coronavirus crisis canceled Eric Spector's race of his dreams -- the annual Western States Endurance Run -- the...

Original post made on May. 1, 2020
Last comment by Kevin Arnold, on May 4, 2020 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 5018 Views

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Annual Palo Alto May Day Celebration 2020 Cancelled/Celebrate Virtually

Berkeley Morris May Day Celebration 6 am PDT(You Tube live) (The annual Palo Alto Baylands May Day celebration with Deer...

Original post made by Kitchen Sink Molly on Apr. 30, 2020
There are no comments yet. 874 Views

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Local domestic violence experts say pandemic creates conditions ripe for abuse

The shelter-in-place order has left people in abusive relationships with an intimate partner in a terrifying situation, local...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 29, 2020 at 10:23 pm | 8 comments | 4026 Views

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Ordered home delivery? A robot could be coming to your front door

Delivery robots might become the new norm during the COVID-19 pandemic. One Mountain View startup is set to deploy its driverless...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 29, 2020 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 5683 Views

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Stanford Health Care to cut workers' wages by 20%

Employees of Stanford Health Care, including doctors and nurses who are caring for COVID-19 patients, will have their pay...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2020
Last comment by Nursing Assistant, on Apr 28, 2020 at 6:29 pm | 88 comments | 111950 Views

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Its future in limbo, Palo Alto History Museum wins timely grants from county

The Palo Alto History Museum received a bit of good news this month: a pair of county grants that could help refurbish the...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2020
Last comment by musical, on Apr 28, 2020 at 5:42 pm | 9 comments | 3549 Views

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El Camino Hospital nurse speaks about what it's like to provide care in the age of coronavirus

What's it like to be an ICU nurse at Mountain View's El Camino Hospital right now? Stressful and full of new challenges,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2020
Last comment by Dick D., on Apr 28, 2020 at 4:59 pm | 4 comments | 9289 Views

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A Tale of Three Cities and their utilization of citizen volunteers in response to the Covid 19 Pandemic

Here is what the City of Palo Alto did over a month ago: City of Palo Alto Emergency Services Volunteer Activation Order...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 28, 2020
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