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Palo Alto hosts week-long party to celebrate city's resilience

To celebrate the community's resilience over the course of the pandemic, Palo Alto is hosting a week of more than 20 events,...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2021
Last comment by , on Sep 10, 2021 at 7:41 am | 1 comment | 272 Views

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Local events will commemorate Sept. 11's 20th anniversary

Palo Alto and Stanford organizations will remember the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Friday and Saturday,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 9, 2021 at 9:58 am | 3 comments | 3692 Views

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Bike plan in south Palo Alto faces uphill climb

Months after the City Council enthusiastically endorsed the creation of new bikeways south Palo Alto, the effort has run...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2021
Last comment by Ryan, on Sep 6, 2021 at 5:37 pm | 39 comments | 12149 Views

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Life in a Peninsula hacker house helped inspire tale of techies vs. hippies in 'Burning Man: The Musical'

Bay Area native Matt Werner created "Burning Man: The Musical" as a show that's as much about Silicon Valley as it is the...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5204 Views

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Around Town: Facing rising firearms purchases, City Council set to pass 'safe storage' law

In the latest Around Town column, news about a proposed "safe storage" law for firearms that's heading to the City Council,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2021
Last comment by Jose Takamoto, on Aug 30, 2021 at 8:12 pm | 12 comments | 8849 Views

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Jon Ferraiolo, tech entrepreneur, dies after battling Lou Gehrig's disease

Silicon Valley engineer, entrepreneur, author Jon Ferraiolo died on July 16 after a seven-year battle with amyotrophic lateral...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2021
Last comment by Bonnie Lungberg, on Aug 30, 2021 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 10261 Views

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Nationwide march for voting rights comes to Palo Alto this Saturday

A rally at King Plaza this Saturday is part of others across the country that aim to challenge Republican efforts to restrict...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2021
Last comment by Li Zhiang, on Aug 30, 2021 at 11:42 am | 10 comments | 5147 Views

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Actor shares tales of a road trip that got him recognized — as lots of other people

Actor and history geek Fred Pitts tells of road tripping to all 21 Cailfornia missions, where he found other tourists often...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2021
Last comment by Jim Anthony, on Aug 30, 2021 at 11:21 am | 3 comments | 2442 Views

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Around Town: Students in need equipped with tech thanks to Electronics for Education

In the latest Around Town column, news about a student-run nonprofit that's donated dozens of computers for local youth and...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2021
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 28, 2021 at 7:50 pm | 3 comments | 7507 Views

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Flag project recalls Japanese internment camps, one signature at a time

For Yoshiki Oshima, the memories remain fresh 70 years later. There was the FBI taking away his father, a farmer who was...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2021
Last comment by Steve Dabrowski, on Aug 21, 2021 at 1:28 pm | 19 comments | 10171 Views

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West Bay Opera launches training initiative for minority singers

Palo Alto's West Bay Opera is launching this month its Opera DEI program -- a training initiative for aspiring professional...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2021
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Aug 15, 2021 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 5776 Views

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Upcoming Earthwise concerts move to Mitchell Park

Free concerts by La Doña and the David James Trio, originally scheduled for Aug. 7 and Aug. 17, respectively, at the Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2021
Last comment by , on Aug 14, 2021 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 4169 Views

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Newsom set to make California first state to require teacher vaccines or COVID tests

Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to issue a COVID-19 vaccination mandate Wednesday for all California teachers working on campuses. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2021
Last comment by Dennis Petry, on Aug 13, 2021 at 7:59 am | 10 comments | 4103 Views

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Stanford psychology professor Albert Bandura has died

Albert Bandura, the world-renowned social cognitive psychologist whose Bobo Doll experiments and theory of social learning...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2021
Last comment by Wyatt Richter, on Aug 11, 2021 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 8106 Views

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Palo Alto veers toward compromise on East Meadow bikeway

Seeking to thread the needle between residents' wishes and grant requirements, Palo Alto advanced on Monday a plan to install...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2021
Last comment by StarSpring, on Aug 11, 2021 at 9:07 am | 7 comments | 5675 Views

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Around Town: Sen. Josh Becker recognizes StreetCode Academy as nonprofit of the year

In the latest Around Town column, news about an East Palo Alto organization recognized as the nonprofit of the year, a new...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5277 Views

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Palo Alto eyes former water treatment site for interim housing

Inspired by Mountain View's example, Palo Alto may explore a new idea to assist the city's growing population of unhoused...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 7, 2021 at 11:04 am | 8 comments | 6542 Views

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Retro tech: Vintage Computer Festival West comes to Mountain View

When it comes to technology, is newer always better? At the Vintage Computer Festival West (part of the Vintage Computer...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2021
Last comment by David Chang, on Aug 7, 2021 at 8:24 am | 2 comments | 4051 Views

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Opinion: Untold stories of the strength and resilience of low-income students

Since March 2020, we have worried about the health, finances and social isolation of low-income students and families. Yet,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2021
Last comment by Virginia Smedberg, on Aug 7, 2021 at 2:09 am | 2 comments | 3328 Views

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Palo Alto School of Chamber Music nurtures small ensembles with collaborative spirit

Palo Alto School of Chamber Music participants say chamber music offers a unique opportunity for students to both work as...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2021
Last comment by Virginia Smedberg, on Aug 5, 2021 at 11:49 pm | 1 comment | 7003 Views
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