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"Addison joins Climate Strike"
The three fifth grade classrooms from Addison Elementary School walked to Palo Alto City Hall on Sept. 27 to deliver a packet of letters expressing their concerns about climate change. City Council member Alison Cormack joined them and engaged them in a great conversation. She then gave them a tour of the Council Chambers and explained how Council meetings work. Submitted by Jocelyn on Oct 15, 2019

 
 
 
A&E Features

How Misfits Bakehouse became the source of the Bay Area's best gluten-free goods
An interview with Mina Makram an Egyptian refugee, former engineer and self-taught baker determined to overcome the "stigma" of gluten-free bread. Thursday, 11:34 AM | 2 comments

Fall arts preview: Creatives focus on the divine, and the sublime, this fall
Take a peek at some highlights of the upcoming fall arts season on the Midpeninsula, many of which will take place in cyberspace. Thursday, 8:54 AM

Palo Alto welcomes Bay Bridge light artist for new gallery show
Leo Villareal's dazzling "Harmony of the Spheres," a new exhibition at Pace Gallery, is on view until Oct. 10. Tuesday, 11:14 AM

Black Lives Matter muralists reflect on art, social justice
The power of public art to bring communities together, foster conversations and amplify racial equity initiatives was the theme of a virtual panel discussion hosted by Palo Alto's Public Art Program on Thursday, Sept. 10. Friday, 4:21 PM | 6 comments

'Conservation for Whom?': Webinar explores history of environmental movement and racial injustice
The history of the U.S. environmental movement and its sometimes-fraught relationship with communities of color will be discussed in an webinar hosted by Peninsula Open Space Trust. Wednesday, 9:57 AM

Library's 'shelter-in-play' game night is up to chance
The Menlo Park Library is kicking off the weekend with a "shelter-in-play" online game night featuring LoterĂ­a, a traditional Mexican game of chance. Wednesday, 9:39 AM

Graphic novel chronicles the start of a long, strange (local) trip

Breathing life into wire: Kristine Mays' sculptures 'emerge from the scenery'

Books capture 'The Face of Iran Before'

'Epoch' installation ponders the nature of time

 

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Benefiting local non-profits

The 36th annual Moonlight Run and Walk is Friday evening, October 2, wherever you are! Proceeds go to the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund, benefiting local non-profits that serve families and children in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Join us under the light of the full Harvest Moon on a 5K walk, 5K run, 10K run or half marathon.

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