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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hayward and Fremont: Setting the standard for widespread testing

Leaders in two East Bay cities have learned much about testing for the coronavirus through their drive-thru sites and have...

Original post made on May. 8, 2020
Last comment by Clax @2020, on May 9, 2020 at 12:23 pm | 5 comments | 9473 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Manager Suggests Bypassing Cell Tower Review Process

This past Sunday City Council Member Tanaka held an office hour regarding the City Manager's suggestion to cut back on the...

Original post made by Old PA Resident on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by resident, on May 9, 2020 at 9:31 am | 3 comments | 435 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pandemic offers transportation planners a chance to rethink commuting

Cleaner air, quiet highways and roads that have suddenly become far more bike friendly are constant reminders that the health...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2020
Last comment by RE Agent, on May 8, 2020 at 10:03 am | 22 comments | 8129 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund gifts $465K to local nonprofits

The Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund raised a record-breaking $465,000 in donations this year to support nonprofits serving...

Original post made on May. 8, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2770 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County aims to expand contract tracing with goal of investigating every new case

Contact tracing will become a new focus for Santa Clara County public health officials, according to discussions at the Board...

Original post made on May. 7, 2020
Last comment by Non, on May 7, 2020 at 11:13 pm | 16 comments | 2534 Views

AROUND TOWN

With budget deficit approaching $40M, Palo Alto prepares for massive cuts

With the local economy in free fall, the Palo Alto City Council agreed on Monday to cut nearly $40 million from next year's...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by Anon checker, on May 7, 2020 at 6:07 pm | 30 comments | 6265 Views

AROUND TOWN

Demand for food assistance is soaring. Here's how state, regional and local agencies are stepping up.

Across the Peninsula, the need for food support has skyrocketed as unemployment balloons and economic insecurity deepens. Read...

Original post made on May. 7, 2020
Last comment by musical, on May 7, 2020 at 4:35 pm | 6 comments | 3547 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ravenswood, MayView deal shores up finances for clinics serving low-income families

It's official: The Ravenswood Family Health Network has acquired the MayView Community Health Center Clinics. Read the...

Original post made on May. 7, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2391 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Elective surgeries, procedures ramp up at Stanford Health Care after coronavirus cases drop

Stanford Health Care is rapidly resuming elective surgeries, diagnostic tests and other procedures, with more than 800 scheduled...

Original post made on May. 6, 2020
Last comment by Alexa, on May 7, 2020 at 11:19 am | 9 comments | 5349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What does preschool look like during a pandemic? Socially distant play, temperature checks and virtual storytime.

HeadsUp is among the local preschools that have been allowed to stay open to provide child care to parents who are essential...

Original post made on May. 6, 2020
Last comment by Fact Checker, on May 6, 2020 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 22016 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Honoring our Diplomats on "Foreign Service Day"

Today, May 1, is "Foreign Service Day," honoring the service of America's professional diplomats to our country. Few Americans...

Original post made by Scott Kilner on May. 1, 2020
Last comment by Scott Kilner, on May 6, 2020 at 2:46 pm | 8 comments | 661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park gallerist goes rogue, opens doors to visitors amidst shutdown

A Menlo Park art gallery owner is pushing back against the nonessential business shutdown, declaring that art is essential...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by Gethin, on May 6, 2020 at 2:22 pm | 13 comments | 4775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Changed economic landscape complicates Palo Alto's plans to redevelop Ventura

Palo Alto's plan to craft a new vision for the Ventura neighborhood confronted a stark political reality Wednesday, when...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on May 6, 2020 at 11:11 am | 22 comments | 8651 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SCC alerts for non emergency information is counter productive

We do not need to be reminded several days after the extension of the Shelter In Place that it has been extended. The alert...

Original post made by Resident on May. 4, 2020
Last comment by Cry wolf, on May 5, 2020 at 1:39 pm | 9 comments | 833 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayors urge for more COVID-19 testing sites in Santa Clara County

Mayors from every city in Santa Clara County co-signed a letter to county leaders this week offering their assistance in...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by resident, on May 5, 2020 at 12:13 pm | 14 comments | 6346 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Group makes 1,600 masks and counting; food donations benefit nonprofits

In the latest Around Town column, news about a local group that has sewn more than 1,600 for communities in need and a bounty...

Original post made on May. 3, 2020
Last comment by Latrelle, on May 5, 2020 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 4342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coronavirus weekend update: Data shows fewer COVID-19 patients in intensive care

Santa Clara County reported 2,204 total coronavirus cases, 141 of which are hospitalized, and 114 deaths on Saturday. In...

Original post made on May. 3, 2020
Last comment by Back to Work, on May 5, 2020 at 9:58 am | 40 comments | 12857 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire breaks out at Stanford Dish Friday afternoon

A fire in the popular Stanford Dish hiking area has prompted fire crews to prohibit traffic into neighboring streets on Friday...

Original post made on May. 1, 2020
Last comment by A eucalyptus tree, on May 4, 2020 at 9:34 pm | 9 comments | 12939 Views

AROUND TOWN

With race canceled, 72-year-old marathon runner inspires other seniors to remain active

When the coronavirus crisis canceled Eric Spector's race of his dreams -- the annual Western States Endurance Run -- the...

Original post made on May. 1, 2020
Last comment by Kevin Arnold, on May 4, 2020 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 5088 Views

MOVIES

Honors list: All-West Bay Athletic League soccer teams

Sacred Heart Prep's Liam Johnson and Kevin Box were honored by the West Bay Athletic League as Players of the Year in boys...

Original post made on May. 4, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3012 Views
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