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California fails to collect basic abortion data — even as it invites an out-of-state influx

As California vows to protect abortion rights, it lacks the data that would help estimate how many out-of-state women may...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2022
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 972 Views

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Redefining downtowns: Cities bank on 1970s planning tool to bring in new housing

Many cities on the Peninsula and around the Bay Area that are relying on precise plans to transform their downtowns. Those...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2022
Last comment by I can't breathe pollution, 13 hours ago | 20 comments | 7324 Views

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Second suspected case of monkeypox identified in Santa Clara County

Another probable case of monkeypox has been found in a county resident, the county Public Health Department said Thursday....

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2022
Last comment by Julia Withers, 14 hours ago | 2 comments | 2341 Views

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Is this a scam? Tips to identify fraud schemes and who to call for help

Scammers targeting older adults are experts at throwing their victims off balance by presenting urgent situations that can...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2022
Last comment by Mark Jacobs, on Jul 4, 2022 at 11:30 am | 8 comments | 3402 Views

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The Palo Alto City Council demanded details on revised police policies. Here's what the agency had to say.

Responding to a recent audit, the Palo Alto Police Department has revised numerous policies pertaining to internal investigations,...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2022
Last comment by Darin Long, on Jul 4, 2022 at 10:22 am | 4 comments | 3270 Views

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'It was crazy.' Emerald Hills residents watched flames from Edgewood Fire erupt just a few hundred feet away

Locals packed up kids, dogs and even horses when the Edgewood Fire prompted evacuation orders on Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3681 Views

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After Roe: What happens to abortion in California?

Now that the Supreme Court has overturned the Roe decision, here are key takeaways of what to expect for abortion in the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2022
Last comment by Mark Goren, on Jun 29, 2022 at 7:06 pm | 7 comments | 2807 Views

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Supreme Court overturns federal abortion rights

The U.S. Supreme Court reversed the court's Roe v. Wade decision granting women the federal right to an abortion in the United...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2022
Last comment by ndn, on Jun 29, 2022 at 5:58 pm | 10 comments | 4208 Views

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In their scrubs and white coats, Stanford doctors rally against Roe v. Wade decision

Hundreds gathered outside of the Li Ka Shing Center at the Stanford School of Medicine on a hot Monday afternoon to rally...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2022
Last comment by John, on Jun 29, 2022 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 3022 Views

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Bay restoration project gets $1M grant for flood control

A project to protect and restore more than 500 acres of critical shore area habitats in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park received...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2022
Last comment by revdreileen, on Jun 29, 2022 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 1906 Views

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California tax relief: What's in the deal

After weeks of talks, Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders announce a tax relief plan that includes refunds of as much...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2022
Last comment by birdie, on Jun 29, 2022 at 11:31 am | 4 comments | 1711 Views

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Officials from Santa Clara, San Mateo counties vow support for out-of-state patients seeking abortions

Elected officials vowed to protect abortion rights and reproductive health care after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v....

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2022
Last comment by Virginia Smedberg, on Jun 28, 2022 at 2:58 am | 1 comment | 2667 Views

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The Supreme Court 'bows out' on abortion, former federal judge says

The Supreme Court's reversal of Roe v. Wade will likely call into question further limitations on women's reproductive rights...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2022
Last comment by Anneke, on Jun 27, 2022 at 4:19 pm | 5 comments | 4659 Views

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Environmental impact report released for SF to SJ section of high-speed rail

The new final environmental impact report for the San Francisco to San Jose section of California's high-speed rail project...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2022
Last comment by Leslie York, on Jun 26, 2022 at 1:33 pm | 3 comments | 2735 Views

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Up close and personal: 2022 Peninsula Photo Contest winners bring focus to obscure moments

Whether viewing the world from underwater or using a flash to illuminate everyday objects in a new way, the winning images...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3046 Views

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Santa Clara County officials request state audit of VTA

Assembly member Marc Berman, who's fighting to change the leadership of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority,...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Jun 23, 2022 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 1436 Views

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Weekly publisher announces retirement after four decades at the helm

Palo Alto Weekly Publisher Bill Johnson will retire later this year, he announced to his employees last week. Johnson will...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2022
Last comment by ALB, on Jun 18, 2022 at 6:54 pm | 11 comments | 4840 Views

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With wildfire season starting, Air Quality District aims to help residents cope with smoke-filled skies

Wildfire season in California has officially begun, and along with it so have preparations for monitoring these destructive...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2022
Last comment by Virginia Smedberg, on Jun 18, 2022 at 4:23 am | 1 comment | 2402 Views

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New regional trail to connect open spaces in San Mateo, Santa Clara counties

Work on the first phase of a 2.3-mile regional trail project that will link open spaces in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2806 Views

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Cryptocurrency supporters boost Greg Tanaka's bid for Congress

City Council member Greg Tanaka, an advocate for digital currency, has received a $265,000 boost from a political action...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2022
Last comment by mjh, on Jun 15, 2022 at 9:27 pm | 37 comments | 5903 Views
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