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AROUND TOWN

Downtown Streets Team issues apology, retraction after board chair's 'inaccurate' comments

The Downtown Streets Team has issued an apology and retracted the false comments made by its board chair, who claimed that...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by Michele Dauber, on Jan 14, 2021 at 8:20 am | 14 comments | 6380 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As visitors flock to Foothills Park, city plans to restrict access

Concerned about the recent surge of visitors to Foothills Park, city leaders are planning to restrict access to the preserve...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jan 14, 2021 at 8:01 am | 55 comments | 11428 Views

MOVIES

Guest opinion: California's plan to bring many students back to school for in-person learning in careful stages

In an op-ed, Stanford professor and California State Board of Education president Linda Darling-Hammond writes about why...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2021
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Jan 14, 2021 at 5:03 am | 7 comments | 3002 Views

AROUND TOWN

As Palo Alto police switch to encrypted radio, newsroom scanners go silent

In a sudden move that will severely limit the ability of journalists and citizen watchdogs to cover breaking news, the Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2021
Last comment by pearl, on Jan 13, 2021 at 1:55 pm | 17 comments | 7708 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Here's who'll be eligible for the next phases of COVID-19 vaccine distribution

The first phase of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution program is well underway in Santa Clara County, which could move to...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2021
Last comment by shukaduka, on Jan 13, 2021 at 12:09 pm | 7 comments | 55318 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New East Palo Alto City Council member calls for more diverse leadership in Sequoia district

East Palo Alto City Council member Antonio Lopez is asking Sequoia Union High School District to improve its relationship...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2021
Last comment by Helen Does, on Jan 12, 2021 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 3464 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford Shopping Center was a hot spot of violations when public health inspectors came calling

Eighteen stores in the Stanford Shopping Center were fined for violating Santa Clara County COVID-19 health orders over the...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2021
Last comment by Annette, on Jan 12, 2021 at 8:44 am | 9 comments | 7590 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 11, 2021 at 11:28 pm | 1200 comments | 374155 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Next COVID-19 vaccine phase rollout could come in weeks

California's Community Vaccine Advisory Committee is preparing to outline who will receive COVID-19 vaccine doses in the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 11, 2021 at 5:32 pm | 4 comments | 12305 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Poor decision to encrypt police radio transmissions should be reconsidered

For a city famous for its long, drawn-out deliberations involving plenty of public input, this week's sudden announcement...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Jan 11, 2021 at 11:51 am | 10 comments | 4571 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pro-Trump business owner documented at Capitol rally faces backlash

Some people are threatening a boycott of a Menlo Park business after it came to light that its owner attended a pro-Trump...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2021
Last comment by mauricio, on Jan 11, 2021 at 7:04 am | 40 comments | 12528 Views

AROUND TOWN

As rioters storm the U.S. Capitol, Rep. Anna Eshoo says she's safe

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo was among hundreds of legislators who fled the House floor on Wednesday as thousands of rioters supporting...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2021
Last comment by Alvin, on Jan 11, 2021 at 12:56 am | 56 comments | 6029 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

With COVID-19 surge, Stanford frosh-soph students can't return to campus after all

Stanford University announced Saturday that freshman and sophomore students would not be allowed to return to campus for...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2021
Last comment by Frankie, on Jan 10, 2021 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 4943 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newsom wants extra $600 stimulus for low-wage Californians

Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed a $600 stimulus for low-income Californians. He also wants to extend the state's eviction...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2021
Last comment by Shwonder Sharikov, on Jan 9, 2021 at 6:04 pm | 4 comments | 2101 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Politics cast a cloud over Palo Alto's representation on the VTA

As Palo Alto prepares to win representation on the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority board, City Council members...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jan 9, 2021 at 1:45 pm | 7 comments | 3096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Meet Jalen, the first baby born in 2021 at Stanford

Stanford Children's Health welcomed seven babies on Jan. 1 -- the first being Jalen Ramos, who entered the world at 1:53...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3709 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Americans are living 30 years longer on average — and that's a big plus for businesses

A recent Stanford conference looked at everything from business innovations to caregiving to new ways for Americans to work...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2021
Last comment by theAlex, on Jan 8, 2021 at 8:59 pm | 3 comments | 3073 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fresh off reelection to City Council, Greg Tanaka sets sights on Congress

After winning a second term on the Palo Alto City Council, Greg Tanaka is eying a new venture: a seat in the U.S. House of...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2021
Last comment by Mark, on Jan 8, 2021 at 5:25 pm | 17 comments | 5036 Views

BOOKS

College Terrace Centre sold to new investor

College Terrace Centre, home to the new grocer that opened Tuesday, Real Produce International Market, was sold to an unnamed...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2021
Last comment by [email protected], on Jan 8, 2021 at 10:24 am | 11 comments | 6558 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto Medical Foundation fined for failing to comply with COVID-19 testing order

Several hospitals, including three Palo Alto Medical Foundation centers, were issued fines for violating Santa Clara County's...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2020
Last comment by Common Sense G., on Jan 8, 2021 at 8:43 am | 14 comments | 20961 Views
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