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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Sadly, we are still divided,' organizer says at 9/11 multifaith vigil

On the 20th anniversary of 9/11, people broke bread and prayed together in front of Palo Alto City Hall during an annual...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
Last comment by John, on Sep 13, 2021 at 5:30 pm | 9 comments | 3128 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sutter Health settles Medicare false claims civil case for $90M

Sutter Health has agreed to pay $90 million to settle a civil lawsuit that alleged the company had overcharged a federal...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
Last comment by community member, on Sep 13, 2021 at 4:25 pm | 12 comments | 4395 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

If Newsom is recalled, how would a Republican governor get anything done?

Some GOP recall candidates say they would use emergency power to pass their agenda, and try to persuade the Democratic Legislature. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2021
Last comment by NeilsonBuchanan, on Sep 13, 2021 at 12:53 pm | 23 comments | 3490 Views

SPORTS

Gunn football finds a hidden gem on defense in win over Hill

Gunn defensive end Denzel Davis stands all of 5-foot-7, weighing 155 pounds. Davis proved it's not the size of the dog in...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Sep 13, 2021 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 2270 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Out of time: California legislators won't extend eviction ban

The California eviction moratorium is scheduled to end after Sept. 30, but legislators aren’t planning to extend the protections...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
Last comment by Local parent, on Sep 12, 2021 at 7:53 pm | 1 comment | 3033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto adopts COVID vaccine mandate for city workers

Palo Alto this week became the latest municipality to require COVID-19 vaccination for city employees, according to a Thursday...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2021
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Sep 12, 2021 at 6:05 pm | 60 comments | 7560 Views

SPORTS

M-A defense puts up a zero in Honor Bowl win

Menlo-Atherton High's football team allowed 100 points in its first two games combined. On Saturday the Bears did not allow...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
Last comment by James, on Sep 12, 2021 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 2040 Views

SPORTS

Resumption of Paly-Gunn series not happening this year

Palo Alto and Gunn were originally set to play this week in a game that would've been of significant interest to the community...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2021
Last comment by Jane Forrest, on Sep 12, 2021 at 9:21 am | 34 comments | 4375 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farm stand safari: Cruising the Coastside for the perfect produce

Cruising the San Mateo County coast, it's never long before you find a farm stand. Part of the joy of visiting farm stands...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3541 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The post-9/11 generation: Too young to remember, but not to reflect

Those who were alive on Sept. 11, 2001, carry vivid memories of that day. For a whole generation of young people, though,...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2900 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shooting threat reported at Gunn High; police deem it a likely hoax

Palo Alto police officers responded to a report of a shooting threat at Gunn High School this afternoon that turned out to...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2021
Last comment by , on Sep 11, 2021 at 8:51 am | 1 comment | 5281 Views

SPORTS

Paly runs down Pioneer in nonleague football victory

Palo Alto running back Josh Butler saw his first action of the season after missing the first two games and carried 24 times...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2995 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Opinion: On anniversary, 9/11 volunteer revisits the tragedy — and humanity

Here we are two decades later following a domestic attack and ongoing threats from foreign adversaries. Domestic terrorism...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2021
Last comment by B, on Sep 10, 2021 at 7:15 pm | 2 comments | 1932 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ventura neighborhood's growth plans prompt calls for more parks

Ventura is, in many ways, Palo Alto's fastest changing neighborhood. But there's one area in which the community has fallen...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Sep 10, 2021 at 5:01 pm | 4 comments | 4252 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown, El Camino feel the brunt of Palo Alto's economic pain

While just about every community in Santa Clara County suffered economic setbacks during the pandemic, the pain has been...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2021
Last comment by Los Altan, on Sep 10, 2021 at 11:05 am | 51 comments | 15045 Views

SPORTS

Prep football: Palo Alto playing rare Thursday night game

Football matchups this week include Palo Alto playing on Thursday against its first public school opponent, a rivalry game...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2021
Last comment by , on Sep 10, 2021 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 2871 Views

AROUND TOWN

With most activities on hold in 2020, running experiences a resurgence

Running has experienced a resurgence during the COVID-19 pandemic, with an estimated 50 million Americans, or about 15% of...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2573 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto hosts week-long party to celebrate city's resilience

To celebrate the community's resilience over the course of the pandemic, Palo Alto is hosting a week of more than 20 events,...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2021
Last comment by , on Sep 10, 2021 at 7:41 am | 1 comment | 166 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Opening statements in Holmes trial give competing versions of Theranos claims

Prosecutors gave a scathing opening statement Wednesday in the federal trial against Elizabeth Holmes, founder of the blood...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2021
Last comment by It.is.what.it.is, on Sep 9, 2021 at 4:26 pm | 3 comments | 2688 Views

SPORTS

Water polo, volleyball tournaments on the schedule this weekend

A full slate of tournaments in various sports is on tap for the weekend, highlighted by the 23rd annual Scott Roche Tournament,...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2021
Last comment by Claudette, on Sep 9, 2021 at 11:38 am | 2 comments | 1888 Views
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