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A new air-pollution solution
The city of Palo Alto has launched a pilot program to encourage residents to replace their traditional gas water heaters with heat pump water heaters that operate with electricity. Thursday, 11:48 AM | 11 comments
Home front: Rhody talk, class on wall tile
A roundup of local home and garden news and events on the Midpeninsula, including a talk on rhodies, putting in wall tile, repotting orchids and aging in place. Thursday, 12:00 PM
A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula. Tuesday, 12:04 PM
If you've ever ordered a salad with microgreens from an upscale restaurant and figured these tender vegetable shoots came from a farmer somewhere, they might have. But gardening expert and master gardener Beth McGuire said it's easy enough for anyone to grow microgreens Thursday, 11:35 AM
Home front: Design a garden, fix your faucet
A roundup of local home and garden news and events including classes on garden design, faucet installation and picking the right fruit tree. Thursday, 11:46 AM
Do-it-yourself: Keeping the cold out
Do you have doors where it feels like wind is blowing in underneath? Follow these steps to make your own draft stopper. Tuesday, 11:28 AM
Home front: Tile class; short-term rentals
A roundup of local home and garden news and events on the Midpeninsula including a tile class, short-term rentals and plants of the year. Monday, 12:09 PM
Neighborhood Snapshot: Old Palo Alto is perfect for a stroll
With its leafy picturesque streets, eclectic mix of architecture and addresses of some of the most famous icons in the tech world, the Old Palo Alto neighborhood is an attractive draw for tourists and and residents alike. Thursday, 11:39 AM
Weeding out the bad
The good news is that in winter, your yard tends to look greener from far away, even if up close that low-growing green carpet is really a patch of weed sprouts. The bad news is if you don't deal with them now, they will grow fast. Thursday, 2:40 PM
A list of building permits issued by the city of Palo Alto. Friday, 11:23 AM
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Short story writers wanted!
The 33rd 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 March 29. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.