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Mother of Joan Baez dies at 100

Woodside resident Joan Chandos Baez, the mother of famed folk singer and Woodside resident Joan Baez, died at home on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Charles Wibel, on Jan 18, 2016 at 6:57 am | 10 comments | 46549 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Steve Jobs, Apple's creative genius, dies at 56

Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple and the creative force behind the company's transformation into one of the world's most...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by kjo5, on Oct 15, 2011 at 9:52 pm | 77 comments | 46112 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former tech executive takes plea deal in LEGO scam

A former vice president of a Palo Alto software firm took a plea deal Monday, July 29, for one felony commercial burglary...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by headbussa, on Aug 9, 2013 at 1:34 am | 16 comments | 46105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford student died from accidental fentanyl overdose, coroner confirms

A Stanford University sophomore found unresponsive in a campus fraternity house in January died from an accidental overdose...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2020
Last comment by A Meth-Head MD?, on Mar 7, 2020 at 11:50 am | 35 comments | 45823 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Stanford student found guilty in fatal DUI case

A 28-year-old man who drove the wrong way down U.S. Highway 101 in 2013, killing one man and seriously injuring two others,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2017
Last comment by F, on Dec 1, 2017 at 6:51 pm | 16 comments | 45764 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto - Get Style!

I have come to the conclusion that Palo Altans are among the worst-dressed people in the Western world. I'm from here, so...

Original post made by PAStyleMatters on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 19, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 69 comments | 45725 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park father intends to plead guilty to an unspecified charge in college admissions scam

A Menlo Park man intends to plead guilty to an as-yet unspecified charge in the $25 million college admissions scam which...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Apr 3, 2019 at 8:45 pm | 2 comments | 45703 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Think you have coronavirus? Don't run to the hospital or urgent care

So you think you have the new coronavirus. Hospitals have a word of advice before barging into the emergency room or urgent...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2020
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 5, 2020 at 9:16 am | 12 comments | 45623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly completes new, green headquarters

After 30 years in downtown Palo Alto, the Palo Alto Weekly is moving to new headquarters — an environmentally friendly,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by EJ, on Sep 28, 2009 at 12:16 pm | 7 comments | 45553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara among 3 Bay Area counties urging employers to implement vaccination policy

As the Bay Area experiences an increased rate of COVID-19 cases, particularly among the unvaccinated population, three county...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2021
Last comment by Annette, on Aug 1, 2021 at 1:06 pm | 10 comments | 45285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Changes ahead for Stanford Shopping Center

Stanford Shopping Center would build five new retail buildings, including a "lifestyle" center and a smaller Bloomingdale's...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Torquatus, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 31 comments | 45087 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City warns Google co-founder Larry Page about using a residential home for business purposes

The city of Palo Alto has issued a notice of violation to a company connected to Google cofounder Larry Page warning that...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2021
Last comment by community member, on Oct 26, 2021 at 9:36 pm | 9 comments | 44928 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain improvements may come soon because of High Speed Rail

I think these are both important upgrades to the existing Caltrain system. According to the Mercury-News: "What particularly...

Original post made by Greg K on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by Clem, on Dec 1, 2008 at 8:02 pm | 135 comments | 44705 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

One dead from downtown police shooting

Palo Alto police: An officer-involved incident near downtown is in progress near downtown tonight. No officers have been...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2015
Last comment by an insider, on Feb 5, 2016 at 11:18 am | 144 comments | 44658 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fines proposed for construction laggards

Seeking to clamp down on mysterious, blight-inducing and seemingly never-ending construction projects, Palo Alto is preparing...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by localmom, on Nov 14, 2013 at 6:32 pm | 8 comments | 44485 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

All the 2018 California propositions, each explained in one minute

The reporters and editors at CALmatters worked together on a series of 1-minute video explainers on each of the 2018 California...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
There are no comments yet. 44316 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Volunteers help Stanford search for COVID-19 clues in blood samples

Hundreds of volunteers from throughout the county on Friday and Saturday participated in a Stanford survey that could help...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2020
Last comment by scientific critical thinking, on Apr 18, 2020 at 12:25 pm | 44 comments | 44181 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks flickers of hope for fiber network

As local technologists can readily vouch, Palo Alto's journey toward a citywide high-speed Internet network has been anything...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by just thinkin', on May 20, 2013 at 4:13 pm | 29 comments | 44022 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Coronavirus weekend update: Peninsula holds firm as other counties move to reopen some businesses

COVID-19 infections rose on the Peninsula over the past week, with Santa Clara and San Mateo counties together reporting...

Original post made on May. 9, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on May 28, 2020 at 11:02 am | 104 comments | 43998 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Union charges Palo Alto with violating law

Palo Alto's largest labor union has filed an "unfair practice charge" against the city, accusing city officials of acting...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Dried up Nanny, on Sep 30, 2009 at 11:25 am | 86 comments | 43818 Views
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