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Why limited magazines at the Main Library? Why short hours?

I just went to the Rinconada Library and there were signs for certain magazines that they are no longer available but are...

Original post made by What? on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by Times Have Changed, on Nov 22, 2019 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 196 Views

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Why doesn't the landlord finish work at the Khoury Market site?

The manager of the College Terrace Centre, Jason Oberman, does not want to email the date for completion for painting/renovation...

Original post made by ALB on Nov. 21, 2019
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Judge blocks religious refusal rule that would've put county at risk of losing federal funds

A U.S. judge in San Francisco on Tuesday struck down a new rule that would've allowed health care workers to refuse to provide...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2019
Last comment by ThereAreOtherExamples, on Nov 21, 2019 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 2128 Views

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Mountain View Planned Parenthood clinic opening delayed, diverting patients out of town

Despite hopes for a clean transition for patients, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte announced that its new location in Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2019
Last comment by He Must Go, on Nov 20, 2019 at 9:18 pm | 1 comment | 2121 Views

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Webcast: Debate over Foothills Park

Ryan McCauley, a member of Palo Alto's Parks and Recreation Commission, talks with Weekly staff about the commission's new...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2019
Last comment by So we have history covered, on Nov 18, 2019 at 4:15 pm | 14 comments | 2538 Views

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Around Town: Capital plans; the power of literacy

In the latest Around Town column, find how what issues Palo Alto City Council members want the city's legislative advocate...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2019
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Palo Alto to ban natural gas in new buildings

Palo Alto took its most dramatic action of the year on reducing greenhouse-gas emissions Monday night, when the City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by StupidSolution, on Nov 17, 2019 at 10:57 am | 102 comments | 13253 Views

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Palo Alto Utilities employee dies after workplace accident Saturday

A City of Palo Alto Utilities Department employee died Saturday from injuries that he suffered while upgrading an electrical...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2019
Last comment by wmconlon, on Nov 17, 2019 at 10:32 am | 5 comments | 6558 Views

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Three-car collision leaves nine children with minor injuries

Nine children were injured in a rollover collision involving three cars at a major intersection in south Palo Alto during...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 16, 2019 at 9:03 am | 48 comments | 11982 Views

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Creek authority faces suit from man who claims $9M flood control project has holes

A lawsuit was filed Oct. 24 against the San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority and its board, claiming that the board...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 12, 2019 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 2187 Views

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Berman expects big legislative push on boosting housing supply

For Assemblyman Marc Berman, the magnitude of the state's housing crisis hit close to home last week, when he walked out...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 10, 2019 at 4:09 pm | 35 comments | 4416 Views

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Around Town: Saluting our veterans; a powerful statement

This week's Around Town column pays homage to City Hall's military veterans and provides updates about a debate at Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2019
Last comment by john francisco, on Nov 10, 2019 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 2311 Views

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Celebrating feline form and friendship

A brown tabby cat named Roy joined artist Junko Tsuchida’s family in the year 2000. During a difficult period of Tscuchida’s...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by Paula, on Nov 7, 2019 at 10:05 pm | 4 comments | 1983 Views

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Police nab alleged bank robber after chase through Paly

Palo Alto police arrested a man on Monday who they say robbed a Bank of America on Quarry Road before leading officers on...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by Insider, on Nov 7, 2019 at 9:29 pm | 31 comments | 7857 Views

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'Enrique Chagoya: Detention at the Border of Language' on view at Coulter Art Gallery

A survey of paintings, drawings, prints, and multiples by artist and Stanford University professor Enrique Chagoya are on...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 7, 2019 at 8:13 pm | 2 comments | 1027 Views

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Sales of e-cigarettes banned in unincorporated Santa Clara County

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to ban the sale of e-cigarettes in the unincorporated parts...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by Fair, on Nov 7, 2019 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 2077 Views

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Palo Alto to hire consultants for polling, outreach on business tax

With its eyes on the November 2020 ballot, Palo Alto is preparing to survey residents this month to gauge their appetite...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Kenny, on Nov 6, 2019 at 9:16 pm | 10 comments | 3632 Views

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Researchers create a natural gel that could help prevent wildfires

A long-lasting gel-like fluid developed by Stanford University researchers could keep wildfires from starting and spreading...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by Chemical contamination?, on Nov 6, 2019 at 11:12 am | 3 comments | 2982 Views

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If you haven't turned 70 yet, don't retire

Want to retire more comfortably? Work longer. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2019/11/01/if-you-havent-turned-70-yet-dont-retire...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 5, 2019 at 11:15 am | 9 comments | 5470 Views

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With DIY haunted house, two brothers bring spirit of Halloween to Old Palo Alto

Tech billionaires and their over-the-top Halloween displays have turned the holiday into a mini-spectacle in Old Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by Love the DIY, on Nov 2, 2019 at 9:55 am | 12 comments | 8953 Views
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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.

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