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Physician-novelist Daniel Mason's latest book celebrates human endurance

Palo Alto native Daniel Mason's latest book, a collection of nine short stories, many based on real people, probe the connections...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2021
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Nearly half of Santa Clara County residents 65 and up have been vaccinated

The COVID-19 vaccine rollout has been difficult and is taking longer than expected, but Santa Clara County officials say...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Feb 19, 2021 at 11:45 am | 5 comments | 6018 Views

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College Terrace Centre sold to new investor

College Terrace Centre, home to the new grocer that opened Tuesday, Real Produce International Market, was sold to an unnamed...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2021
Last comment by [email protected], on Jan 8, 2021 at 10:24 am | 11 comments | 7109 Views

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Palo Alto directs funds to mobile clinic for COVID-19 vaccines, medical services

Seeking to boost the city's ability to offer COVID-19 vaccines and provide health care to low-income residents, the City...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2020
Last comment by [email protected], on Dec 29, 2020 at 8:12 pm | 1 comment | 6100 Views

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Here's how the Christmas, New Year's Day holidays will affect local, regional services

From garbage collection operations to transit schedules, here's what changes Palo Alto residents can expect to local services...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2020
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Former mayor pens humor book from alien perspective

Mickie Winkler, a former Menlo Park City Council member and mayor, has released a humor book containing local anecdotes and...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2020
Last comment by pearl, on Dec 3, 2020 at 8:50 pm | 1 comment | 1898 Views

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Mothers Against Murder offers $5,000 reward for information in East Palo Alto homicide

A nonprofit organization is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever killed...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2020
There are no comments yet. 7777 Views

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Police to talk crime trends and preventive measures at virtual community meeting

The Office of Emergency Services will host a virtual town hall Tuesday to discuss city crime trends, preventive measures...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2020
There are no comments yet. 4212 Views

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King tide season arrives at the Palo Alto Baylands

King tides that rolled in midmorning on Sunday and are continuing Monday could bring minor flooding to low-lying areas along...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2020
There are no comments yet. 5008 Views

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Californians waive labor law for Uber and Lyft, keep cash bail and affirmative action ban: Prop and hot race calls

Californians have weighed in on key propositions and legislative and congressional contests. Here's what the early returns...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
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Former police sergeant charged with assault pleads not guilty

A former Palo Alto police supervisor accused of slamming the head of a handcuffed man against a car windshield pleaded not...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
Last comment by , on Nov 4, 2020 at 11:19 pm | 1 comment | 3987 Views

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Valley Water's tax measure for safe, clean water and flood protection on path to victory

Santa Clara Valley Water District's bid to extend a parcel tax for water protection and flood control indefinitely appears...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
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Five key takeaways for the 2020-21 school year in California

Distance learning has complicated things for an education system already facing challenges, but stakeholders are adapting. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2020
Last comment by kanekiikenn, on Oct 16, 2020 at 4:26 am | 1 comment | 3465 Views

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Rep. Eshoo, mental health advocates push for suicide prevention legislation

The House Energy and Commerce Committee recently passed three bills related to suicide prevention, which Rep. Anna Eshoo...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2020
Last comment by BillyBirch, on Oct 5, 2020 at 7:37 am | 1 comment | 4187 Views

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Books capture 'The Face of Iran Before'

Palo Alto resident Dennis Briskin's two books capture an Iran that in some ways no longer exists -- before the 1979 Islamic...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2020
Last comment by Preeva Adler Tramiel, on Sep 4, 2020 at 6:41 pm | 1 comment | 1879 Views

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The Corner Laughers bring bright indie-pop to online concert

The Corner Laughers will play a free online concert on July 25, 1 p.m. presented by the Menlo Park Library. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 23, 2020 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 2151 Views

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Faced with telling toddler daughter she can't hug her grandparents, Stanford doctor pens children's book

How do you explain to a toddler that she can't hug her grandparents right now? Dr. Ben Lindquist wrote rhymes compiled in...

Original post made on May. 20, 2020
Last comment by Palo Alto Nana, on May 20, 2020 at 11:39 am | 3 comments | 4543 Views

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How to get your reading fix while everything's closed

Many local bookstores and libraries have adjusted to no-contact business models and are offering a variety of new services...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2020
Last comment by pearl, on Apr 27, 2020 at 5:12 pm | 5 comments | 4891 Views

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Owner of Lee's Comics pulls the plug after more than 37 years

After serving comic book and graphic novel fans for more than 37 years, Lee Hester shut down his last eponymous comic book...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2020
Last comment by Geri Spieler, on Mar 30, 2020 at 12:44 pm | 2 comments | 12640 Views

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Priory boys give Pinewood the 'Axe' in WBAL basketball

Ashton Axe hit a layup late in the fourth quarter to push host Priory past Pinewood 39-38 in a West Bay Athletic League boys...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2020
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