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SPORTS

Palo Alto field hockey program finding success

Senior Eva Salvatierra scored twice and the Palo Alto field hockey team opened its regular season with a 4-2 victory over...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3507 Views

BOOKS

Tears, hugs and masks as parents send their children back to school

There were tears from parents and kindergartners alike as elementary students in the Ravenswood City School District started...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2021
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opinion: To restore California's ecosystems, we must adopt smarter permitting

Many of these ecosystems are in dire health, and climate change is now accelerating the loss of biodiversity already underway. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2021
Last comment by community member, on Aug 31, 2021 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 4185 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing bill that allows cities to increase density clears state Assembly

A state bill that would allow cities to override voter-enacted zoning restrictions to construct housing developments eked...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2021
Last comment by Andy, on Aug 31, 2021 at 3:38 pm | 20 comments | 8249 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Are young voters the key to Gavin Newsom surviving the recall?

Newsom and Democrats are hoping young Californians turn out in similar numbers to the November 2020 presidential election. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2021
Last comment by Andy, on Aug 31, 2021 at 3:21 pm | 3 comments | 5142 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DNA showdown opens trial of alleged serial killer

On Monday, a San Mateo County Superior Court jury heard opening statements in the trial of John Arthur Getreu, who's accused...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2021
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Aug 31, 2021 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 6317 Views

SPORTS

From the mundane to the dramatic, SHP football nabs a victory

Sacred Heart Prep scored with less than a minute to play, earning a 28-21 victory over visiting Sacred Heart Cathedral in...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3988 Views

BOOKS

Cibele's Ice Cream brings fresh fruit and frozen treats to Menlo Park

Be it sweet, savory, spicy or sour, Cibele's Ice Cream caters to just about any little craving you might have. The team brings...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5265 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Facing rising firearms purchases, City Council set to pass 'safe storage' law

In the latest Around Town column, news about a proposed "safe storage" law for firearms that's heading to the City Council,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2021
Last comment by Jose Takamoto, on Aug 30, 2021 at 8:12 pm | 12 comments | 8042 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Radical convenience' spurs East Palo Alto vaccination push

Last Saturday, East Palo Alto Mayor Carlos Romero tried a novel way to get more residents vaccinated against COVID-19 --...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2021
Last comment by EmmaP, on Aug 30, 2021 at 4:24 pm | 8 comments | 9744 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jon Ferraiolo, tech entrepreneur, dies after battling Lou Gehrig's disease

Silicon Valley engineer, entrepreneur, author Jon Ferraiolo died on July 16 after a seven-year battle with amyotrophic lateral...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2021
Last comment by Bonnie Lungberg, on Aug 30, 2021 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 9485 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

With recall looming, Newsom gets some help from friends in Legislature

Democratic leaders in the Legislature shield Gov. Gavin Newsom from having to decide some controversial bills during the...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2021
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Aug 30, 2021 at 12:17 pm | 10 comments | 5314 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nationwide march for voting rights comes to Palo Alto this Saturday

A rally at King Plaza this Saturday is part of others across the country that aim to challenge Republican efforts to restrict...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2021
Last comment by Li Zhiang, on Aug 30, 2021 at 11:42 am | 10 comments | 4759 Views

AROUND TOWN

Actor shares tales of a road trip that got him recognized — as lots of other people

Actor and history geek Fred Pitts tells of road tripping to all 21 Cailfornia missions, where he found other tourists often...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2021
Last comment by Jim Anthony, on Aug 30, 2021 at 11:21 am | 3 comments | 2044 Views

SPORTS

To play or not to play, that is Los Altos football's dilemma

The Los Altos High School football team finally got into action Friday night and took a 13-0 lead over Independence, only...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2021
Last comment by Jim Anthony, on Aug 30, 2021 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 3776 Views

BOOKS

In person or online — why not both? Arts groups offer full schedules and multiple viewing options this fall

Fall 2021 may not be unfolding as we all expected just a few heady months ago, but local arts groups have ensured that the...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2021
Last comment by , on Aug 29, 2021 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 4002 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New committee seeks to boost Palo Alto's climate-change efforts

It's been over five years since the City Council adopted an ambitious goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 80%...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2021
Last comment by Annette, on Aug 29, 2021 at 1:56 pm | 18 comments | 11800 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Students in need equipped with tech thanks to Electronics for Education

In the latest Around Town column, news about a student-run nonprofit that's donated dozens of computers for local youth and...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2021
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 28, 2021 at 7:50 pm | 3 comments | 6906 Views

SPORTS

Local teams ready for some high school football

The first week of the 2021 prep football season has arrived. Players and coaches are thrilled to be playing once again in...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2021
Last comment by Paul Emerson, on Aug 28, 2021 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments | 4263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Masks to be required outdoors at Palo Alto's K-8 public schools

Palo Alto elementary and middle schoolers are going to once again have to wear face coverings at recess and lunch, under...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2021
Last comment by John B. Sails, on Aug 28, 2021 at 11:15 am | 36 comments | 17227 Views
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