Palo Alto's last dive bar faces uncertain future
Three years after its colorful owner passed away, Antonio's Nut House, Palo Alto's last authentic dive bar, is still open,... Last comment 1 hour ago | 41 comments
Palo Alto Tailoring closed three years ago. Customers want their clothes back.
Customers of a Palo Alto tailoring business say they have been trying to get their clothing back for nearly three years,... Last comment 15 hours ago | 25 comments
Guest Opinion: To solve housing crisis, decrease demand
Housing is in short supply in Silicon Valley, especially affordable housing. Unfortunately, no amount of the current sort... Last comment 23 minutes ago | 65 comments
Editorial: Brownrigg for state Senate
In the impressive group of candidates for California's 13th Senate district, we give the nod to Michael Brownrigg, who has... Last comment on Feb 25, 2020 at 3:22 pm | 31 comments
"Domes in the desert"
At an abandoned hotel n the West Bank. Submitted by Laurie Naiman on Oct 20, 2017
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 of fentanyl, a powerful narcotic, the coroner's office confirmed Tuesday. Wednesday, 9:37 AM | 18 comments
After early speed bumps, Palo Alto steers bike boulevards in a new direction
After a rocky start and a sudden stop, Palo Alto is preparing to resume its ambitious plan to build a network of bike boulevards, which includes modifications to the recently added amenities on Ross Road. Wednesday, 9:44 AM | 21 comments
Bay Area developer pledges $55M to alleviate Stanford medical students' debt
Bay Area real estate developer John Arrillaga has pledged $55 million towards the Stanford School of Medicine to help cover tuition for qualified students, the university said Wednesday. Wednesday, 3:46 PM | 1 comments
Suspect in home invasion blames meth for his delusional behavior
A man arrested for allegedly dragging a woman from her Mountain View home told police that he had a severe reaction to meth and thought he was being pursued by someone who was trying to kill him. Thursday, 8:28 AM
Governor: Coronavirus changing 'by the hour' in California
As the number of coronavirus cases increase, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday that California is on high alert and working closely with the federal government on the return of Americans from overseas. Thursday, 9:14 AM | 4 comments
Two volunteers, one dog and a local couple's unlikely rescue
On the eighth day of Palo Alto residents Carol Kiparsky and Ian Irwin's disappearance, Rich Cassens and his search dog came to the town of Inverness near Point Reyes Station with a very specific task: find human remains. Wednesday, 2:03 PM | 8 comments
Police chief says use of force is 'very rare.' Critics are not convinced.
Facing numerous allegations of excessive force by local police officers, Palo Alto police Chief Robert Jonsen assured the City Council on Monday that officers who cross the line will be held accountable. Tuesday, 12:12 AM | 13 comments
Portland's Thai food darling Pok Pok will be popping up on the Peninsula this spring
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 3,550 views
Pseudo-Primary for CA Senate District 13: some thoughts
By Douglas Moran | 3 comments | 1,472 views
Short story writers wanted!
The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category. Sponsored by Kepler's Books, Linden Tree Books and Bell's Books.