What can be done to address the shortage of affording housing?
When demand exceeds supply, prices increase. To reduce the price of any commodity, including housing, you increase the supply.... Last comment 21 minutes ago | 80 comments
New partner proposed for Palo Alto animal shelter
Palo Alto's cramped but popular animal shelter would be preserved, renovated and turned into a "no kill" zone under a proposed... Last comment 58 minutes ago | 9 comments
City looks to change, cement retail-protection law
Retail in Palo Alto is easier to appreciate than to preserve, particularly at a time when soaring rents drive shops out of... Last comment on Aug 26, 2016 at 9:04 am | 21 comments
Hangin' with the best
The results are in. See who Palo Alto Weekly readers have selected what they feel are the top spots and service providers in the Palo Alto area across 83 categories.
Study of texting aims to improve crisis counseling
What a counselor says -- or doesn't say -- during a crisis counseling session can make a big difference in whether a client goes away better able to cope, according to a new study by Stanford University researchers. Sunday, 8:17 AM | 3 comments
Stanford women recover to beat No. 3 Minnesota
The Stanford women's volleyball team has made a habit of recovering from difficult circumstances. The 11th-ranked Cardinal did it again Sunday, knocking off No. 3 Minnesota, 25-23, 25-15, 25-27, 25-19, two days after suffering a five-set loss, at home, to San Diego. Sunday, 5:09 PM
In his book "Leviathan," English philosopher Thomas Hobbes infamously described a human life in the anarchic state of nature as "nasty, brutish, and short." As it happens, that's also a pretty good description of "Don't Breathe," a high-tension thril...... Read the full review
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