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Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry sells Atherton home for $31.15M

Are Stephen and Ayesha Curry still Atherton residents? Records show the couple quietly sold their home in West Atherton last...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2022
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Stanford to investigate university president's research over scientific misconduct allegations

The review comes after a student news outlet detailed suspected problems with Marc Tessier-Lavigne's research papers. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 3, 2022 at 2:40 pm | 7 comments | 3065 Views

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Ravenswood school district inks agreement to lease out district office site for high-density development

The Ravenswood City School District is one step closer to leasing out its district office, which could potentially bring...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Dec 3, 2022 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 1321 Views

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Driving fitness, not age, could determine when to hand over the keys

When's the right time for an older adult to stop driving? Experts share the warning signs, which "general nervousness," close...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2022
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Bay Area air district offering buyback program for older, high-polluting vehicles

Bay Area residents with a vehicle made before 1999 can receive up to $1,200 as part of a buyback program to improve local...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 30, 2022 at 12:14 pm | 5 comments | 1397 Views

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Apple urged to protect reproductive health data

Backed by a coalition of 10 other attorneys general, California Attorney General Rob Bonta is urging Apple to protect people's...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2022
Last comment by Lars Johansen, on Nov 29, 2022 at 9:35 am | 2 comments | 2887 Views

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End of an era: David Shaw closes door on 'magical' tenure as Stanford's football coach

The winningest football coach in the university's history looked back at his "magical" tenure and announced plans to spend...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2022
Last comment by NeilsonBuchanan, on Nov 29, 2022 at 9:34 am | 2 comments | 4002 Views

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Driver in collision that killed parents of twins arraigned, held without bond

The two Redwood City drivers facing second-degree murder charges for their involvement in a major vehicle collision that...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2022
Last comment by john_alderman, on Nov 26, 2022 at 6:19 pm | 9 comments | 5972 Views

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Beavers may help lessen damage from drought

Climate-driven droughts that create water-quality issues are proving to have a formidable foe: beavers. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2022
Last comment by Scottie Zimmerman, on Nov 25, 2022 at 8:48 pm | 2 comments | 2383 Views

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Holiday Fund: Community Legal Services defends tenants in need

When Bonnie Louisa Ball-Mendoza's landlord moved to evict her, Community Legal Services helped fight the eviction in court....

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2022
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Jonsen declares victory in sheriff's race, but Jensen doesn't concede

Former Palo Alto police Chief Robert "Bob" Jonsen declared victory in a tight race with Kevin Jensen for Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2022
Last comment by W. Reller, on Nov 21, 2022 at 3:19 pm | 7 comments | 3836 Views

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Complaint: Santa Clara County hospital execs threatened workers over striking

Health care workers have filed a complaint against Santa Clara County, claiming hospital leaders intimidated and threatened...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2022
Last comment by David, on Nov 20, 2022 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 2790 Views

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After 35 years, Nature Gallery owner Carol Garsten is closing up shop

For 35 years, Garsten has shared this philosophy with customers, selling geologically inspired sculptures, jewelry and furniture...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
Last comment by mjh, on Nov 18, 2022 at 3:04 pm | 3 comments | 3592 Views

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Holiday Fund: Building friendships where schools and community organizations leave off

At Bay Area Friendship Circle, volunteer buddies provide social support for children, youth and young adults with special...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
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Annual Holiday Fund drive kicks off

Now in its 30th year, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund is kicking off this week with a goal of raising $600,000 to support...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
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Space tomatoes and yogurt bags: NASA scientists are sending experiments to space that will enable longer future missions

Space tomatoes and portable diagnostic kits are just a sample of the innovations that will join Friday's SpaceX commercial...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
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Newcomer is surpassing incumbent for Valley Water seat

The race for Santa Clara Valley Water District's District 7 seat is looking like a potential upset as newcomer Rebecca Eisenberg...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 17, 2022 at 10:58 am | 3 comments | 3759 Views

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Webster Lincoln leaps to the top in East Palo Alto council pack

The race for two seats on the East Palo Alto City Council continues to be a nail-biter. Read the full story here https://paloaltoonline.com/news/2022/11/08/candidates-barragan-abri...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2022
Last comment by John Carter, on Nov 17, 2022 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 4546 Views

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Santa Clara County cement facility shuttering for good

A massive cement plant near Cupertino that has run afoul of regulators thousands of times will be shuttered permanently. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2022
Last comment by David V, on Nov 16, 2022 at 12:59 pm | 6 comments | 2822 Views

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Santa Clara County DA: Supervisors violated open meeting law when appointing new county manager

District Attorney Jeff Rosen is demanding the Board of Supervisors nullify and revote on its appointment of a new county...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2022
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 16, 2022 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 3122 Views
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