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With a new look, Palo Alto golf course set for fall reopening

It took a few years to get past the permitting hazards, but the reconstruction of Palo Alto's municipal golf course in the...

Original post made on May. 29, 2017
Last comment by Dog owner, 1 minute ago | 3 comments | 512 Views


After re-election, Palo Alto Vice Mayor Kniss reaps developers' cash

Ten days after Liz Kniss cruised to an Election Day victory, picking up more votes than any other candidate, contributions...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by conflicts, 7 minutes ago | 66 comments | 8252 Views


Castilleja plan creates rifts among neighbors

Castilleja School's proposal to expand the campus and enrollment has created a division so deep that there are neighbors...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Friends in high places?, 14 minutes ago | 53 comments | 3962 Views


New dewatering facility coming to the Baylands

City officials marked a new beginning Wednesday at the Regional Water Quality Control Plant where work will begin on a new...

Original post made on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, 39 minutes ago | 4 comments | 614 Views


With ideal climate and landscape, why aren't we biking?

One of the reasons I love life in Palo Alto is because our city has made a serious commitment to bicycle infrastructure....

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Cautious, 41 minutes ago | 45 comments | 2551 Views


Many ideas, little consensus on housing crisis

Everyone seems to agree that the housing situation in the Bay Area has reached a crisis -- but what to do about it remains...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, 45 minutes ago | 8 comments | 870 Views


State to probe Kniss' campaign for possible violations

Prompted by a citizen complaint, the California Fair Political Practices Commission has launched an investigation into the...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Update?, 50 minutes ago | 64 comments | 6021 Views


Housing for good

Now in its 10th year, the Opportunity Center gives homeless people housing with few questions asked and few requirements...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Housing First, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 3247 Views


More carpool and express lanes on U.S. Highway 101?

How to manage congestion on U.S. Highway 101 in San Mateo County and northern Santa Clara County is the focus of two public...

Original post made on May. 27, 2017
Last comment by Maybe, 2 hours ago | 8 comments | 1173 Views


Memorial Day - Not just a holiday

Watch this before you begin your fun and games and remember why you have the freedom to do as you wish:

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 28, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 131 Views


Want to understand Silicon Valley?

We arrived in Palo Alto from Hamburg, Germany, on Aug. 6, 2015, with a 5-year-old daughter who was proud to master writing...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by European , 2 hours ago | 48 comments | 31919 Views


New local organization capitalizes on recycled water

When the time comes for lawn watering, why use water fresh from the tap when the option of recycled water is available? For...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Resident, 3 hours ago | 10 comments | 6989 Views


Another sexual assault reported at Paly

A female Palo Alto High School student who said she was sexually assaulted on the school’s quad by a male student in November...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Old Timer, 3 hours ago | 88 comments | 13363 Views


Editorial: A moment of truth

The Palo Alto Unified School District board of trustees faces a critical leadership test over multiple sexual assault revelations. Read...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by School districts exist to serve, 4 hours ago | 20 comments | 3922 Views


Teen to receive Hornaday Award for environmental work

Wes Stocken, a seventh-grader at JLS Middle School and a Star Scout in Palo Alto's Boy Scout Troop 57, will receive the William...

Original post made on May. 28, 2017
Last comment by Interest, 4 hours ago | 3 comments | 1035 Views


From Naples with love

According to Costas Eleftheriadis, owner of Napoletana Pizzeria in Mountain View, all the recipes he uses are from his grandmother...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by ChrisC, 14 hours ago | 3 comments | 1550 Views


Gunn High School principal resigns

Denise Herrmann, who has served as principal of Gunn High School for the last three years, announced her resignation on Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Having trouble posting, 18 hours ago | 53 comments | 10905 Views


Shop Talk: College Terrace Market to open, flower shop could close

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the upcoming opening of the College Terrace Market, the potential closure of...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Sarah, 19 hours ago | 3 comments | 1963 Views


Around Town: air time; thinking small

Tidbits collected by the Weekly staff on people, events and other happenings. Read the full story here

Original post made on May. 27, 2017
Last comment by more noise, 20 hours ago | 8 comments | 1351 Views


The Wave that changed the world

The classroom guards, symbolic armbands and secret salutes carried out by members of an elite student movement at Cubberley...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by Reginanicole, on May 28, 2017 at 12:31 pm | 25 comments | 12802 Views
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Cherries and Berries
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Meeting Other New Parents
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 754 views

They Are the Lucky Ones
By Max Greenberg | 1 comment | 357 views


One more week to vote!

Don't forget to cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.