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'I want lasting change.' Following hate crimes, community members stand up for Asian Americans

Around 250 people marched and rallied downtown Sunday to raise awareness about the recent attacks on Asian Americans and...

Original post made on May. 4, 2021
Last comment by Afraid To Walk Outside, on May 10, 2021 at 6:50 pm | 39 comments | 4770 Views

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City plans further cuts to police, fire and community services

Even as the state slowly begins to emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic, Palo Alto City Manager Ed Shikada is preparing for...

Original post made on May. 2, 2021
Last comment by James Wong, on May 10, 2021 at 5:23 pm | 45 comments | 12069 Views

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New state laws add urgency, complexity to Palo Alto's housing vision

As Palo Alto launches its high-stakes effort to develop a housing vision, city leaders are facing increasing pressure from...

Original post made on May. 6, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on May 9, 2021 at 3:28 pm | 9 comments | 4787 Views

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Around Town: Becker honors local 'COVID Community Champions'

In the latest Around Town column, news about groups receiving recognition from a state senator for their work in assisting...

Original post made on May. 9, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4084 Views

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Stanford Powwow celebrates 50 years with virtual event

The Stanford Powwow is a tradition spanning 50 years that salutes Native American culture and heritage. It takes place every...

Original post made on May. 7, 2021
Last comment by EmmaP, on May 8, 2021 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 2697 Views

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Pediatricians can bypass MyTurn as they vaccinate children

California health officials say they will allow pediatricians to obtain doses without going through the state's problematic...

Original post made on May. 8, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4109 Views

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Palo Alto OKs church to house the homeless in parking lot

Soon, the cracked pavement of Highway Community Church's parking lot on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto will be home to up...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2021
Last comment by Carroll Whitaker, on May 7, 2021 at 9:52 am | 102 comments | 6867 Views

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Events planned all month to honor Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage

Dozens of events to honor Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month kicked off in Palo Alto on May 1, with celebrations...

Original post made on May. 7, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5875 Views

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Los Altos' Danny Holton says 'shello' from the road

Danny Holton has been traveling over the past year with the oversized peanut-shaped car known as the NUTmobile. During a...

Original post made on May. 5, 2021
Last comment by The Voice of Palo Alto, on May 5, 2021 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 3327 Views

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Stop Asian Hate march and rally set for Sunday

A march and rally in downtown Palo Alto this Sunday aims to raise awareness of the injustices facing Asian Americans and...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2021
Last comment by Michaela Johnson, on May 4, 2021 at 8:25 am | 16 comments | 4960 Views

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PiƱatas offer a cathartic whack at COVID-19

Elizabeth McCarthy, a nurse at Stanford Hospital, gets what it's like to want to smack the bejesus out of the coronavirus....

Original post made on May. 2, 2021
Last comment by MP Resident, on May 3, 2021 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 5471 Views

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Menlo Church says worship leader fired over allegations he asked a teen for nude photos

Menlo Church fired a worship leader after allegations emerged that he had solicited nude photos online from a teen boy several...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by malvina hopkins, on May 1, 2021 at 12:14 pm | 13 comments | 8828 Views

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Around Town: About 600 people 'paint their breath' for community art project

In the latest Around Town column, news about a community art project that drew 600 participants, and a state association...

Original post made on May. 1, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3919 Views

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Palo Alto drops tunnels from menu of rail options

As Palo Alto plods ahead in its journey to redesign three rail crossings, the City Council is facing a menu of imperfect...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on May 1, 2021 at 9:06 am | 36 comments | 9222 Views

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California loses Congressional seat for first time

After months of delay, the U.S. Census Bureau has released new population estimates for each state. The bad news for California:...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2021
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Apr 30, 2021 at 12:51 am | 6 comments | 3522 Views

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Notable Stanford architect Bill Busse dies at 93

Bill Hoff Busse, known just as much for designing significant buildings at Stanford University as for lending his skills...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by pearl, on Apr 29, 2021 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 3710 Views

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Overnight closures set for U.S. Highway 101 bridge project in Palo Alto

A new bridge over U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto is set to take shape later this week when crews install steel segments of...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2021
Last comment by Megan Swezey Fogarty, on Apr 28, 2021 at 6:09 pm | 6 comments | 7978 Views

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Local high schoolers prepare to compete in badminton at the Pan Am Championships

Gunn High sophomore Allison Lee will be spending this week in Guatemala City. It's no vacation though; she and her teammate...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2021
Last comment by bsb kensters, on Apr 28, 2021 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 4857 Views

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Palo Alto Weekly selected to participate in national journalism project

Embarcadero Media, publisher of the Weekly, is one of 30 organizations across the U.S. and Canada this spring that are participating...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Apr 23, 2021 at 8:48 am | 8 comments | 2889 Views

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Dexter Bailey Dawes, financial wiz to local nonprofits, dies at 84

Dexter Bailey Dawes, a former investment banker who helped pioneer the implementation of Employee Stock Ownership Plans in...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3621 Views
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