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Newsom: State leaders could issue stay-at-home order

The majority of California could be subject to a state stay-at-home directive to stop the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Gavin...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2020
Last comment by Native to the BAY, 35 minutes ago | 1 comment | 1178 Views

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Policy, politics clash as Palo Alto looks to appoint planning commissioners

The Palo Alto City Council's decision to appoint new commissioners next month, rather than wait until the spring, will give...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2020
Last comment by jc, 4 hours ago | 32 comments | 4327 Views

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Sobrato pitches townhome project at former site of Fry's Electronics

The Sobrato Organization's new proposal for 85 townhouses in a place long considered as a prime opportunity zone may constrain...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, 5 hours ago | 49 comments | 7689 Views

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Palo Alto's outgoing mayor has some choice words for the city's elected officials. 'Build' is one of them.

Housing crusader Adrian Fine sounds off on lip service liberalism and how Palo Alto became "part of the problem." Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, 8 hours ago | 66 comments | 11956 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Study session on COVID-19 recovery; update on utilities financial forecast

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Nov. 30. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2020/11/25/public-agenda-study-session-on-covid-19-...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1884 Views

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Cantor Arts Center head is asked to leave

Following an external investigation into workplace problems at Stanford's Cantor Arts Center, Susan Dackerman, the director...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2020
Last comment by Glad to be out of that hellhole, on Nov 29, 2020 at 1:01 pm | 13 comments | 11200 Views

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Around Town: Work to improve Ross Road traffic starts this week

In the latest Around Town column, news about upcoming work at the Ross Road bike boulevard and a Paly alumnus who recently...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2020
Last comment by StarSpring, on Nov 28, 2020 at 10:02 pm | 4 comments | 3373 Views

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Santa Clara County to step up enforcement of COVID-19 restrictions for holiday weekend

Santa Clara County be stricter in enforcing capacity limits and social distancing protocols this weekend by suspending the...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2020
Last comment by Anneke, on Nov 28, 2020 at 5:36 pm | 14 comments | 4679 Views

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Downtown Streets Team declines to divulge investigation into sexual harassment by top executives

Palo Alto's close partnership with the Downtown Streets Team will be put to the test on Nov. 30, when the City Council will...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, on Nov 28, 2020 at 11:43 am | 25 comments | 4577 Views

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How you can help those in need this holiday season

With the holiday season now in full swing, Midpeninsula nonprofits are offering safe ways for the community to help provide...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3902 Views

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Marissa Mayer rebrands startup, introduces new contact list app

Lumi Labs has evolved into Sunshine, which debuted on Wednesday its first product: an app that helps users to keep their...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2020
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Nov 25, 2020 at 3:27 pm | 6 comments | 3597 Views

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Around Town: Newly adopted dog missing for nearly 50 days found near Caltrain station

In the latest Around Town column, news about the recent recovery of a dog reported missing in mid-September, notable local...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2020
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Nov 24, 2020 at 6:30 pm | 4 comments | 3625 Views

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Calling for 'increased vigilance,' Stanford to require COVID-19 testing for all on-campus employees

Starting Jan. 4, all Stanford faculty, staff and postdoctoral scholars working on campus will be required to get tested for...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2020
Last comment by TimR, on Nov 23, 2020 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 3552 Views

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Shop Talk: Luxury consignment store moves into Cheesecake Factory's former home

In the latest Shop Talk retail column, news about San Francisco-based company luxury consignment shop The RealReal opening...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3948 Views

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Red Rock Coffee purchased by new owner, saving the struggling business

Red Rock Coffee, Mountain View's popular downtown coffee shop and hangout spot, will survive the coronavirus pandemic after...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2020
Last comment by , on Nov 19, 2020 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 2215 Views

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Elementary schools to remain open but middle, high school reopening could be delayed

As Santa Clara County moves into the state's most restrictive tier, Palo Alto's elementary schools will remain open but worsening...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2020
Last comment by Angry, on Nov 19, 2020 at 9:15 am | 5 comments | 5670 Views

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Santa Clara County launches virtual teen mental health program during the coronavirus pandemic

Starting this month, teens and young adults across Santa Clara County now have a place online to vent, hang out with peers...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2020
Last comment by Ardan Michael Blum, on Nov 17, 2020 at 11:00 pm | 1 comment | 3625 Views

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Palo Alto to retain car-free zones on University and California avenues

It's been a grim year for Palo Alto's retail community, with businesses losing money, reducing hours and shuttering altogether....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2020
Last comment by Mark Michael, on Nov 16, 2020 at 8:44 am | 11 comments | 7456 Views

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Around Town: Magical Bridge playground welcomes back visitors this Tuesday

In the latest Around Town column, news about a reopening date set for the Magical Bridge playground in Palo Alto, the Ecumenical...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3192 Views

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Residents, businesses clash over parking policies at new California Avenue district garage

With Palo Alto's new six-story garage near California Avenue preparing to open later this month, city officials, residents...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2020
Last comment by JF resident, on Nov 11, 2020 at 11:55 pm | 15 comments | 6253 Views
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