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Around Town: Palo Alto 13s All Stars take home District 52 championship

In the latest column, news about a little league team winning the District 52 title, a grant for a massive habitat restoration...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2447 Views

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Downtown Streets Team CEO Eileen Richardson to retire

After 17 years at the helm of the Downtown Streets Team, CEO Eileen Richardson will retire. An interim CEO will be named...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2022
Last comment by felix, on Jun 28, 2022 at 6:41 pm | 2 comments | 2184 Views

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Around Town: Paly speech and debate team walks away from national tournament with first championship

In the latest column, news about the Palo Alto High Speech and Debate competitor who won a national championship, a first...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3176 Views

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Palo Alto passes emergency law to restrict firearms shops

Responding to a recent surge in gun sales around Santa Clara County, Palo Alto on Tuesday adopted an emergency law that would...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2022
Last comment by Justin Taylor, on Jun 24, 2022 at 12:58 pm | 3 comments | 5434 Views

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It's showtime: Stanford Theatre to reopen on July 9

Peninsula film lovers will soon be able to once again catch a classic movie and hear the Wurlitzer play when the downtown...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2022
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 23, 2022 at 12:57 pm | 1 comment | 6101 Views

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Hot temperatures in the forecast prompt Spare the Air alert for Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued a Spare the Air alert for smog on Tuesday, when hot inland temperatures...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Jun 20, 2022 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 1604 Views

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Around Town: Stanford's Tara VanDerveer reflects on time with Women's Dream Team in new documentary

In the latest Around Town column, why Reed Hastings missed Stanford's commencement ceremony, a film about the 1996 Women's...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2022
Last comment by Claudette, on Jun 20, 2022 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 2717 Views

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Public Art Commission to review removing Midtown Poetry Wall from art collection

The Public Art Commission is scheduled to review on Thursday a controversial proposal to remove the Midtown Poetry Wall from...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2022
Last comment by Elizabeth Lada, on Jun 16, 2022 at 9:54 pm | 10 comments | 3723 Views

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Kumar tops field of challengers for Eshoo's seat

Democrat Rishi Kumar is poised for a November rematch with Rep. Anna Eshoo, with Tuesday's election results showing him ahead...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2022
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Jun 16, 2022 at 6:20 pm | 11 comments | 7014 Views

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California legislators want to help you buy a house with down payment, 'shared equity'

California legislators propose a $1-billion-a-year down payment program for first-time buyers, given the high cost of housing...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2022
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 16, 2022 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 2658 Views

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Around Town: Math teacher's 3-day Jeopardy! run

In the latest column, news about a celebration for the Junior Museum and Zoo and renovated Rinconada Park, a Paly teacher's...

Original post made on May. 21, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4888 Views

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East Palo Alto Senior Center to reopen after two-year COVID-19 hiatus

The East Palo Alto Senior Center will be reopening on Friday, June 17, after shutting down for two years during the COVID-19...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2022
Last comment by Tom from Midtown, on Jun 14, 2022 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1537 Views

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Around Town: Church's yard sale collects $2,400 for Ukrainian relief efforts

Read news about a church that used the citywide yard sale to raise funds for Ukrainian relief, a $100 million donation benefiting...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Jun 13, 2022 at 10:09 pm | 1 comment | 3560 Views

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Palo Alto Weekly recognized with 16 awards in statewide journalism contest

The Palo Alto Weekly/Palo Alto Online walked away with 16 awards in the California Journalism Awards for coverage of the...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2022
Last comment by eileen , on Jun 10, 2022 at 7:45 pm | 4 comments | 2529 Views

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In town hall, local Congress members talk about gun violence prevention

In honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day, Rep. Anna Eshoo held a virtual town hall Friday with Rep. Mike Thompson...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2022
Last comment by MIdtown resident, on Jun 6, 2022 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 2192 Views

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Meta offers a quarter billion dollars in community amenities to Belle Haven

Meta is offering more than a quarter of a billion dollars in community benefits for its massive Willow Village development,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2022
Last comment by Enough, on Jun 3, 2022 at 6:08 pm | 3 comments | 2840 Views

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Youths' dream art center opens for in-person classes in East Palo Alto

After more than a decade of planning and effort, a new youth arts center is up and running in East Palo Alto. EPACenter held...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2022
Last comment by Claudette, on Jun 3, 2022 at 11:29 am | 3 comments | 3674 Views

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Bay Area may get light rain from major storm front hitting most states

A seven-day weather pattern expected to bring rain to 47 of the lower 48 states should lead to a short shower to the region...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1896 Views

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Around Town: Palo Alto Community Fund awards a record 96 grants to nonprofits

Read news about a total $1.7 million distributed to local nonprofits, the City Council advancing a plan to upgrade Fire Station...

Original post made on May. 31, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3065 Views

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Planned bike lane on California Avenue hits dead end

While California Avenue will remain a pedestrian promenade for the foreseeable future, Palo Alto officials narrowly rejected...

Original post made on May. 17, 2022
Last comment by eileen , on May 23, 2022 at 8:56 am | 27 comments | 5315 Views
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