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Despite a wet winter that recharged Palo Alto's hydroelectric supplies, the city's electric customers could be in for a shock... Last comment 16 minutes ago | 57 comments

Safer streets - what's been done, what's possible
As traffic increases, dangers multiply. The question we really should be asking is: "How can the city help the community... Last comment 11 hours ago | 45 comments

City moves toward compromise on growth vision
Responding to an uproar of criticism from residents and community volunteers, members of the Palo Alto City Council swiftly... Last comment 45 minutes ago | 48 comments


Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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FPPC closes case against Adrian Fine with a warning
Palo Alto City Councilman Adrian Fine will not face a penalty for failing to put his campaign's identification number on an envelope that he used to send out a mailer last October, the state's Fair Political Practices Commission informed him in a letter Thursday. Thursday, 2:04 PM | 4 comments

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The Last Word In what's likely to be AARP's movie of the year, the Mark Pellington dramedy "The Last Word," Hollywood legend Shirley MacLaine gets top billing. As it turns out, that's not such an unusual occurrence of late. The 83-year-old star also received top b...... Read the full review

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