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The Corner Laughers bring bright indie-pop to online concert

The Corner Laughers will play a free online concert on July 25, 1 p.m. presented by the Menlo Park Library. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 23, 2020 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 1540 Views


Faced with telling toddler daughter she can't hug her grandparents, Stanford doctor pens children's book

How do you explain to a toddler that she can't hug her grandparents right now? Dr. Ben Lindquist wrote rhymes compiled in...

Original post made on May. 20, 2020
Last comment by Palo Alto Nana, on May 20, 2020 at 11:39 am | 3 comments | 3751 Views


How to get your reading fix while everything's closed

Many local bookstores and libraries have adjusted to no-contact business models and are offering a variety of new services...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2020
Last comment by pearl, on Apr 27, 2020 at 5:12 pm | 5 comments | 4324 Views


Owner of Lee's Comics pulls the plug after more than 37 years

After serving comic book and graphic novel fans for more than 37 years, Lee Hester shut down his last eponymous comic book...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2020
Last comment by Geri Spieler, on Mar 30, 2020 at 12:44 pm | 2 comments | 11192 Views


Priory boys give Pinewood the 'Axe' in WBAL basketball

Ashton Axe hit a layup late in the fourth quarter to push host Priory past Pinewood 39-38 in a West Bay Athletic League boys...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1239 Views


What's Palo Alto reading? Local book lovers share their favorite titles of the past year

Local book experts share a few of their favorite reads of 2019 and data on what titles were most popular. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2020
Last comment by The Extorter, on Jan 27, 2020 at 11:57 am | 3 comments | 3236 Views


Former Eastside hoops coach enjoying his time in China

After many years coaching at the high school level, Donovan Blythe made the decision to strike out into new territory. He...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 14, 2020 at 8:03 am | 1 comment | 1324 Views


Jan Brett brings her whimsical world to Palo Alto

Author-illustrator Jan Brett, who has drawn in fans for her combination of simple-yet-clever storylines and richly detailed...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 13, 2019 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 2447 Views


Back to School Health Fair to offer medical, safety tips

From disaster preparedness tips to free immunizations, a Back to School Health Fair in East Palo Alto this Saturday will...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1827 Views


An immigrant's American dreams and nightmares

In her new memoir, National Public Radio tech correspondent Aarti Namdev Shahani focuses her journalistic gaze upon her own...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by Independents, on Oct 19, 2019 at 4:39 pm | 5 comments | 2425 Views


Palo Alto lawyer spins real-life experience into fictional thriller

Mitchell Zimmerman drew on his experience as a civil rights worker, long career as a technology lawyer and 22 years volunteering...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
There are no comments yet. 4945 Views


Fall reading: Five books by local authors to give you a new perspective of Palo Alto

With cooler weather and shorter days ahead, the start of fall is a good time to update your reading list. This month we're...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2019
Last comment by Light My Fire, on Sep 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm | 3 comments | 2300 Views


Palo Alto looks to repeat last year's football success

Paly coach Nelson Gifford was asked if he thought his current team could be as good as last year’s team, which went 10-2...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Aug 18, 2019 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 2320 Views


One dies in collision between box truck and fire truck, blocking southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto

All lanes of southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto are closed and one man died after a box truck rear-ended a Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 5, 2019 at 8:13 pm | 24 comments | 8145 Views


Henry M. Gunn High School

Read the full story here posted Thursday, May 30,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2019
There are no comments yet. 3345 Views


Short Story Contest: Journeys of self discovery

While the first-place winners of this year's Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest submitted pieces that were vastly different,...

Original post made on May. 25, 2019
Last comment by Patty Fewer, on May 29, 2019 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 1739 Views


Library nonprofit turns to rare and vintage vinyl for Saturday fundraiser

Henry Yu and Frank McConnell have spent the last two months sorting through boxes and crates filled with vinyl records. Read...

Original post made on May. 9, 2019
Last comment by 78, on May 10, 2019 at 3:53 pm | 5 comments | 4932 Views


A new chapter begins at Paly library

There was visible awe and excitement on the faces of Palo Alto High School students as they flooded into their brand-new...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2019
Last comment by Experienced, on Feb 21, 2019 at 1:42 pm | 10 comments | 6888 Views


What's open, closed on Presidents Day

A list of local and regional services that will be unavailable or operating on a modified schedule due to Presidents Day...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2019
Last comment by EZ Street, on Feb 16, 2019 at 1:02 pm | 4 comments | 3774 Views


Storm causes power outage, minor pooling of water

Despite local agencies' warnings that a storm Wednesday could cause flash floods and dangerous winds, Palo Alto weathered...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Jan 17, 2019 at 8:04 pm | 9 comments | 3983 Views
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