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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Long-awaited, and potentially ground-breaking, drop-in clinic for youth opens

A clinic with an ambitious approach to mental health care for youth has opened in Palo Alto, a one-stop shop where anyone...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2021
Last comment by cmarg, on Jul 10, 2021 at 1:58 pm | 6 comments | 11106 Views

SPORTS

Former Menlo School standout Maddy Price realizes a childhood dream

Maddy Price had just arrived in Scotland when she learned she would be competing in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, as a member...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3571 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: State earmarks $5M to support Center for Economic Mobility

In the latest Around Town column, news about millions of dollars dedicated to building the Center for Economic Mobility in...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5082 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's a date: Newsom recall election set for Sept. 14

After months of uncertainty, the second recall election in California history will be Sept. 14, Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2021
Last comment by Baron Wong, on Jul 10, 2021 at 8:26 am | 56 comments | 4164 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developer proposes condominium project in Ventura

As Palo Alto continues to reconsider the future of the Ventura neighborhood, a developer has come forward with a plan to...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jul 9, 2021 at 11:14 am | 7 comments | 7629 Views

AROUND TOWN

With 'The Black Index,' Palo Alto Art Center explores representation

The current exhibition at the Palo Alto Art Center, "The Black Index," seeks to "question our reliance on photography as...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2021
Last comment by , on Jul 9, 2021 at 5:13 am | 1 comment | 3912 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man charged with murder in beating death of woman in East Palo Alto

A 42-year-old man made his initial appearance in court Tuesday to face a murder charge for allegedly beating a woman with...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2021
Last comment by MM, on Jul 8, 2021 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 6368 Views

BOOKS

Federal complaint by Jewish employees alleges antisemitism at Stanford racial-sensitivity program

Two Jewish employees at Stanford University have filed a complaint against the university for allegedly allowing persistent...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2021
Last comment by Raul Mendoza, on Jul 8, 2021 at 7:43 am | 64 comments | 10596 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto's RV Safe Parking program provides services for residents in transition

Since 2019, WeHOPE has operated an RV Safe Parking Program at 1798 Bay Road. The parking lot provides a safe place for up...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jul 7, 2021 at 12:14 pm | 26 comments | 7664 Views

AROUND TOWN

City, Tesla strike deal to install 'Superchargers' at downtown parking garage

Eager to accelerate the public transition to electric vehicles, the City Council signed a deal last week with Tesla, allowing...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2021
Last comment by Old PA Resident, on Jul 6, 2021 at 10:30 pm | 6 comments | 7571 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can Someone Clarify New Rules at Rincanada Pool?

They seem very confusing with mixed messaging to me. For example, you are told in red, No more COVID rules starting July...

Original post made by John B. Sails on Jul. 4, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Jul 6, 2021 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 333 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Survey finds persistent minority resist COVID-19 vaccinations

A new survey could help Santa Clara County health officials understand what might prevent the remaining roughly 25% of adults...

Original post made on May. 5, 2021
Last comment by The Voice of Palo Alto, on Jul 6, 2021 at 12:35 pm | 28 comments | 6784 Views

SPORTS

Tuneups show American women's soccer, water polo teams primed for Olympics

Both the U.S. women's soccer and women's water polo teams remained unbeaten on the year with Olympic tuneup victories Monday....

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3934 Views

BOOKS

As outdoor entertainment ramps up this summer, indoors venues slower to reopen

Two weeks after the state's official reopening, large event venues along the Midpeninsula are taking their time coming back...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2021
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Jul 6, 2021 at 10:57 am | 2 comments | 7669 Views

BOOKS

Steady pitching, clutch hitting lead to Alpine's tournament victory

Amit Garg delivered a pinch hit double with the bases loaded in the fourth inning, snapping a scoreless tie and helping the...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3245 Views

BOOKS

Kombucha with a bite: Paly grad's startup Jiant taps into craze with alcoholic brews

True to his Palo Alto roots, Aaron Telch says that Jiant, the beverage company he co-founded, has "a garage story, except...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2021
There are no comments yet. 7757 Views

BOOKS

Two friends from Stanford build a business around selling dusty adventure gear

The friendship of two Stanford University undergraduates and future business co-founders started off with a series of outdoor...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2021
There are no comments yet. 10405 Views

BOOKS

After a limited summer reopening, Foothill College vows to bring back most in-person classes for the fall

California made a push this year to have its more than 100 community colleges fully reopen last month. But local schools...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2021
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Jul 5, 2021 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 4850 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County, open space district seek to protect ridge from mining

Santa Clara County and the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District on Thursday proposed to join forces to protect a portion...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2021
Last comment by Teri Baron, on Jul 4, 2021 at 7:45 pm | 8 comments | 8499 Views

BOOKS

Everyday life becomes history in new mural celebrating Los Altos

A portal to many different eras in local history has appeared in downtown Los Altos -- one that looks almost as if anyone...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2021
Last comment by Cyclist, on Jul 4, 2021 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments | 4074 Views
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