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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Vicki Veenker launches campaign for City Council

Vicki Veenker, an attorney and mediator who launched the Sister Siblings USA program to create partnerships between cities...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2022
Last comment by SteveDabrowski, on Jul 23, 2022 at 4:39 pm | 6 comments | 3904 Views

AROUND TOWN

Midpeninsula theater companies look ahead to fall and beyond with new seasons

As audiences continue making their way back to in-person performances, Peninsula theater companies this summer have been...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2022
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Jul 22, 2022 at 10:47 pm | 2 comments | 2617 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bracing for Stanford growth, county looks to beef up housing, transportation requirements

Santa Clara County is preparing to adopt new policies that would require Stanford University to construct more affordable...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Jul 21, 2022 at 7:56 pm | 6 comments | 5179 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four arrested for allegedly stealing $50K worth of lululemon merchandise

Four people who allegedly stole about $50,000 worth of merchandise in a shoplifting spree that spanned three Peninsula lululemon...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2022
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Jul 21, 2022 at 2:37 pm | 7 comments | 5382 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford Medicine steps up fellowship training in abortion care

As some states adopt abortion bans in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Stanford University...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Jul 21, 2022 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 2185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pace Gallery to close Palo Alto location

International art gallery group Pace Gallery is shuttering its Palo Alto location. A newsletter from the gallery, sent on...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2022
Last comment by sueppr, on Jul 21, 2022 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 2851 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developer proposes to replace Creekside Inn with apartments

The Creekside Inn on El Camino Real would be demolished and replaced with two six-story buildings with a total of 382 apartments...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jul 20, 2022 at 7:49 pm | 46 comments | 9155 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto to tow RVs and expand housing options

Starting Friday, the city will begin towing oversize vehicles in accordance with the law for the first time since the pandemic...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jul 19, 2022 at 7:01 pm | 13 comments | 6643 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lisa Forssell makes it official. She is running for Palo Alto City Council

Lisa Forssell, who has spent the past six years on the city's Utilities Advisory Commission, announced Monday that she is...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2022
Last comment by Jeff Hoel, on Jul 19, 2022 at 3:30 pm | 6 comments | 5844 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mobile mental health crisis services are coming to north Santa Clara County

The county has teamed up with two mental health providers to bring the Trusted Response Urgent Support Team program to Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2022
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 19, 2022 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 2714 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

First Congregational Church moves ahead with safe-parking program for homeless residents

First Congregational Church is poised to welcome unhoused individuals to its parking lot after securing Palo Alto's tentative...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2022
Last comment by staying home, on Jul 18, 2022 at 1:19 pm | 51 comments | 7592 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Revisions to tax proposal fail to sway business leaders

Palo Alto's elected leaders have yet to finalize the details of the city's proposed business tax, but the campaigns for and...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2022
Last comment by Paige, on Jul 18, 2022 at 11:20 am | 19 comments | 4265 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Health care costs keep rising. A new California agency aims to fix that

Consumer advocates and some legislators have been battling to rein in escalating health care costs. The state has created...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2022
Last comment by Anneke, on Jul 18, 2022 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 5714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Little League team makes strong showing at regional tournament

In the latest column, updates on the Palo Alto 13s All Stars' summer season, a new outdoor public art installation at Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2716 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How dancer, designer and author Kelly Schmutte found the secret to saving ballerina feet

When dancer and designer Kelly Schmutte went to put on her first pair of pointe shoes as a young dancer, it wasn't the beautiful...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2022
Last comment by Virginia Smedberg, on Jul 16, 2022 at 11:31 pm | 1 comment | 4104 Views

AROUND TOWN

What were we all breathing? Local air quality reached 'hazardous' levels in July 4 fireworks hot spots

Bay Area air quality from thousands of fireworks explosions on and around July 4 reached dangerously unhealthful levels in...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2022
Last comment by Citizen, on Jul 16, 2022 at 10:44 am | 8 comments | 4051 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

MTC aims to develop single mapping, wayfinding system for Bay Area transit

The Bay Area's myriad transit agencies could soon utilize a single mapping system after the region's transportation planning...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Jul 15, 2022 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 1481 Views

RESTAURANTS

Boichik Bagels lures community investors to prepurchase thousands of bagels

In a region filled with tech unicorns and initial public offerings, Silicon Valley's most sought-after investment opportunity...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Webb telescope is lightyears ahead of Hubble. A NASA Ames scientist explains why.

The first image revealed from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope earlier this week isn't just the deepest and sharpest glimpse...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2022
Last comment by PST, on Jul 15, 2022 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 2681 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New number for suicide-prevention lifeline will go into effect nationwide on Saturday

A new phone and text number for those dealing with suicidal thoughts will launch on Saturday. The three-digit code, 988,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2022
Last comment by Julie Lythcott-Haims, on Jul 15, 2022 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 2990 Views
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