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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Valley Water discusses drought solutions during water summit

The Santa Clara Valley Water District hosted a summit Friday morning in Santa Clara, bringing together elected officials...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2022
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Aug 27, 2022 at 10:05 pm | 1 comment | 2511 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police investigation blocks Oregon Expressway

A noncriminal police investigation has blocked a section of Oregon Expressway in Palo Alto this morning, police said. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2022
Last comment by Harvey Long, on Aug 27, 2022 at 7:52 am | 15 comments | 22419 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Midpen Media Center changes leadership

The Midpen Media Center has a new face leading the Palo Alto-based organization as it works on a new long-term strategy for...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2697 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local Russian community confronts Ukraine conflict

Six months after Russia invaded Ukraine, with bombs continuing to explode and refugees still fleeing, members of the local...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2022
Last comment by CalAveLocal, on Aug 26, 2022 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments | 3411 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nonprofit Neighbors Abroad to host International Festival, unveil new sign

The nonprofit is set to host an International Festival this Saturday to showcase Palo Alto's relationship with its eight...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4098 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Church gets city's blessing for 'safe parking' program

First Congregational Church of Palo Alto got the green light Monday to launch a "safe parking" program for unhoused individuals...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2022
Last comment by Concerned Neightbor, on Aug 25, 2022 at 1:54 pm | 25 comments | 5226 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Power outage impacts hundreds of customers Monday morning

A power outage has affected hundreds of customers in Palo Alto's northern neighborhoods Monday morning, according to Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2022
Last comment by jvpadojino, on Aug 25, 2022 at 7:39 am | 17 comments | 12947 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newsom announces $4.7B mental health plan for state's youth

The state's Master Plan for Kids' Mental Health lays out proposals to increase access to mental health and substance abuse...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2022
Last comment by Edward Parker, on Aug 24, 2022 at 12:39 pm | 12 comments | 2630 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opinion: Renters need a broad coalition to unite

Like 46% of Palo Alto's population, I am a renter. I believe that collaborative solutions are desperately needed to help,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2022
Last comment by Barbara Bolton, on Aug 23, 2022 at 4:04 pm | 105 comments | 6894 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent Shana Segal announces run for Palo Alto school board

Shana Segal, a graduate of Palo Alto schools, former teacher and current Palo Alto parent, has announced plans to run for...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2022
Last comment by Facts and Figures, on Aug 23, 2022 at 11:42 am | 12 comments | 8635 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Amid outcry over sheriff's Batmobile raid, San Mateo County supervisors ask state attorney general to investigate

Supervisors on Aug. 16 asked the state attorney general to make an inquiry into the criminal investigation and prosecution...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2022
Last comment by MD, on Aug 22, 2022 at 7:02 pm | 3 comments | 12548 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council review boosts proposed condo project

The Palo Alto City Council signaled its desire to encourage more housing on the city's southern edge on Monday night, when...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2022
Last comment by I can't breathe pollution, on Aug 22, 2022 at 6:02 pm | 36 comments | 7178 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who's running for which office in the Palo Alto area?

With the general election scheduled for Nov. 8, political hopefuls have been weighing runs for office. Here's a list of those...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Aug 22, 2022 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 4866 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bomb squad called to investigate historic military shell, grenade found in home

A historic military shell and grenade have been found in a Palo Alto home, where the Santa Clara County sheriff's bomb squad...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Aug 22, 2022 at 1:00 pm | 7 comments | 15029 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Universities Are Plundering Cities. How Can This Relationship Change?

"How do universities relate to the cities in which they are located? How does the expanding corporatization of higher education...

Original post made by Priscilla Williams on Aug. 21, 2022
There are no comments yet. 264 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents fight church's plan to host safe-parking program for homeless

More than two dozen residents near the First Congregational Church are protesting a proposal by the Louis Road institution...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Aug 21, 2022 at 5:04 pm | 37 comments | 12101 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: From portraits to pointillism, new murals pop up near Cal. Ave.

In the latest column, read news about temporary murals installed around the public safety building construction site, Stanford...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Aug 21, 2022 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B>CELEBRATING CAL. AVE. ...</B> The construction site for Palo Alto's public safety building in the <B>California Avenue...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2022
Last comment by resident3, on Aug 21, 2022 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 1245 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County offers more monkeypox vaccines

Even as the monkeypox vaccine supply is falling short of the need nationally, Santa Clara County is preparing to offer more...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3310 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail analysis brings grade-separation anxiety to Palo Alto

As the environmental analysis for the Peninsula segment of high-speed rail nears the finish line, Palo Alto leaders are raising...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 20, 2022 at 7:36 pm | 20 comments | 13868 Views
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