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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 13 hours ago | 59 comments

Editorial: Making amends
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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 3 hours ago | 52 comments

Behind the psychological safety net
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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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Behind the Headlines: City Hall Roundup
Weekly Publisher Bill Johnson, Editor Jocelyn Dong and Reporter Gennady Sheyner discuss the latest news from City Hall, including the conclusion of the FPPC's investigation into Councilman Adrian Fine, the City Council's new direction on the Comprehensive Plan and the new Residential Preferential Parking program in Evergreen Park. Friday, 4:12 PM

Community Notebook: Feminist walk Sunday in Palo Alto

Crime in Palo Alto takes a dip in 2016

Behind the psychological safety net

Palo Alto resident celebrates 100th birthday

Couple to receive rare Tall Tree 'Global Impact Award'

Editorial: A failure to communicate


The Last Word
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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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