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Tim Bond named TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's next artistic leader

Tim Bond has been appointed the next artistic director of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, the arts organization announced Tuesday....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
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Will a 76-year deal make Palo Alto's wastewater safe to drink?

Seeking to turn wastewater into a valuable and drinkable commodity, Palo Alto and Santa Clara Valley Water are moving ahead...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2019
Last comment by susan, on Nov 12, 2019 at 7:44 pm | 7 comments | 2482 Views

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Uber drivers, other contract workers protest outside of Uber investor's home

About 30 gig economy employees, mostly Uber drivers, on Nov. 6 protested outside the Atherton home of Bill Gurley, a venture...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by Marie Antoinette, on Nov 12, 2019 at 12:46 am | 21 comments | 3017 Views

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Stanford study shows link between achievement gap and racial disparities in school discipline

A new Stanford University study has documented for the first time at the national level a link between achievement gaps and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2019
Last comment by pinball, on Nov 2, 2019 at 11:34 pm | 20 comments | 8667 Views

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Hundreds call for more contributions from Stanford for expansion plan

With Stanford University’s ambitious expansion plan nearing the finish line, hundreds of Stanford students, public school...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2019
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 1, 2019 at 11:16 am | 33 comments | 6241 Views

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Inaugural Halloween event aims to keep trick-or-treaters closer to home in East Palo Alto

To reverse the trend of East Palo Alto families taking their children trick-or-treating in other cities, neighbors are organizing...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by Mark Dinan, on Oct 31, 2019 at 12:49 pm | 3 comments | 3288 Views

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Spare the Air alert issued for Tuesday for Bay Area as smoke streams from wildfires

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued yet another Spare the Air alert for Tuesday because of smoke from...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 28, 2019 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 2364 Views

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Santa Clara County warns residents to prepare for poor air quality from wildfire smoke

As PG&E prepares for another Public Safety Power Shutoff throughout the state, the Santa Clara County Public Health Department...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2019
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 28, 2019 at 12:46 pm | 8 comments | 6748 Views

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National Weather Service warns of more fire danger this week

The National Weather Service is warning of another weather pattern that will lead to an increased risk of wildfires in the...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2019
Last comment by spandex, medium rare, on Oct 26, 2019 at 1:12 pm | 17 comments | 1768 Views

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Peninsula cities, companies explore partnerships to tackle traffic congestion

Traffic may be a regional problem, but just about every city in the Peninsula has its own local gripes -- and proposed fixes...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by Another Giveaway, on Oct 24, 2019 at 4:29 pm | 31 comments | 5370 Views

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Smoke from massive wildfire leads to Spare the Air alert

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Thursday because of smoke in the region...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2019
Last comment by C. Walters, on Oct 24, 2019 at 3:05 pm | 4 comments | 1888 Views

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'Nothing less than transformational:' Ketamine brings relief to people with severe depression

Ketamine is starting to shed its reputation as a psychedelic club drug and experimental mental health treatment as more patients...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by lindsey, on Oct 23, 2019 at 11:00 pm | 4 comments | 10814 Views

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United Nations Association Film Festival returns with local connections and global reach

At the United Nations Association Film Festival, now in its 22nd year, homegrown journalism meets justice in the form of...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2019
Last comment by Leland, on Oct 21, 2019 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 2351 Views

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A 'chronic public health issue': Stanford officials troubled by campus sexual assault data

Nearly 40% of undergraduate women who have attended Stanford University for four years have experienced some form of nonconsensual...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by safe at home, on Oct 18, 2019 at 12:10 pm | 8 comments | 3409 Views

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Earthquake felt in many Bay Area cities, including Palo Alto, on Monday night

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 centered in Contra Costa County was felt in the Palo Alto area on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Oct 16, 2019 at 3:41 am | 3 comments | 8542 Views

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Despite community and staff pleas, Ravenswood school board votes for external superintendent search

The Ravenswood City school board voted 3-1 on Thursday night, with Vice President Stephanie Fitch dissenting and President...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by Interesting, on Oct 15, 2019 at 11:15 pm | 18 comments | 3129 Views

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Planned power outages expected to hit Palo Alto Hills Wednesday at noon

Sections of the Palo Alto Hills are scheduled to see power go out on Wednesday as part of PG&E's pre-emptive outages, planned...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2019
Last comment by Miriam Palm, on Oct 10, 2019 at 9:47 am | 20 comments | 16826 Views

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PG&E plans power outages starting Wednesday; they could affect Palo Alto too

PG&E plans to pre-emptively shut down power due to dangerous weather starting Wednesday, and although the agency doesn't...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 10, 2019 at 9:47 am | 39 comments | 58219 Views

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Biden on Trump: 'We've got to save capitalism from this guy'

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden took jabs at President Donald Trump during a campaign fundraiser in downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Oct 5, 2019 at 3:54 pm | 26 comments | 4667 Views

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Santa Clara County workers strike for first time in 40 years

Santa Clara County workers went on strike Wednesday morning for the first time in 40 years to protest unfair labor practices,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Oct 2, 2019 at 9:10 pm | 3 comments | 1939 Views
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