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District attorney endorses judge facing recall

Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky, the embattled judge whose controversial sentencing of former Stanford University student...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
Last comment by Thinking Out Loud, 15 minutes ago | 16 comments | 2770 Views


One final bow

For the past quarter century, Redwood Bluegrass Associates has been supporting and promoting top-notch bluegrass concerts...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Real kudos and tough love, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 1222 Views


Palo Alto teen creates her own Trekkie starship crew

Palo Alto High School junior Angeline Chen was first exposed to "Star Trek: Voyager" at 10 months old. Little did she know...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2017
Last comment by Trekkie2, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 2922 Views


Grace Lee continues to stay active as she approaches 100 years old

Palo Alto resident Grace Lee sat down for an interview with the Weekly to share her life stories days before she marks a...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by Jessy, 13 hours ago | 13 comments | 2867 Views


Caltrain CEO Jim Hartnett awarded big Salary increase

Noticed by few, at the end of the April 6 2017 the Caltrain Board meeting, Jim Hartnett’s employment contract was amended...

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Apr 20, 2017 at 11:04 pm | 7 comments | 209 Views


The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:


Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Lacey, on Apr 20, 2017 at 5:55 pm | 1113 comments | 212852 Views


Once more into the 'Cuckoo's Nest'

There is more than enough good acting, good direction, and good design work to make Los Altos Stage Company's "One Flew Over...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Steve Taffee, on Apr 20, 2017 at 4:51 pm | 1 comment | 637 Views


Fuzzy caterpillars munching Palo Alto oaks

At the intersection of Homer Avenue and Kipling Street, caterpillars dangle in the air, crawl on the ground and teem on trees....

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2017
Last comment by Enuff FUZZ, on Apr 20, 2017 at 12:30 pm | 4 comments | 10698 Views


Community Notebook: Couple recognized for dedication to local, global environment

Longtime Palo Alto environmentalists, Kay and Walt Hays will be honored by the local nonprofit Acterra for their lifelong...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by Lindsay Jye, on Apr 19, 2017 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 1319 Views


Why are campers on El Camino in front of Stanford?

I thought vehicle dwelling was outlawed. Why should our international visitors be welcomed by such a sight?...

Original post made by ? on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by Gordon Gecko, on Apr 19, 2017 at 9:16 am | 30 comments | 1355 Views


School board approves 12 percent pay increases for teachers

The Palo Alto school board approved Tuesday night in a 4-to-1 vote a 12 percent base salary increase for teachers over three...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Remember , on Apr 19, 2017 at 7:33 am | 60 comments | 6406 Views


Pear Theatre losing its impresario

Many credit the Pear Theatre's success and survival to its artistic director -- Diane Tasca. She recently announced she will...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by DianaRR, on Apr 18, 2017 at 8:33 pm | 1 comment | 1142 Views


Speak your truth

On Wednesday, April 19, Palo Alto's King Plaza will host the "Truth Booth," an interactive art project in which passersby...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Apr 18, 2017 at 7:32 pm | 1 comment | 763 Views


City moves ahead with new downtown garage

For the second time in two weeks, the Palo Alto City Council approved on Tuesday night moving ahead with construction of...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Selling out, on Apr 18, 2017 at 8:18 am | 10 comments | 1855 Views


Foothill College cuts radio, work programs

Foothill College will discontinue several programs this fall quarter due to $2.3 million in budget cuts that will take effect...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Idiocracy, on Apr 17, 2017 at 2:56 pm | 12 comments | 12884 Views


Sustainable seating

Colorful benches made from recycled propane tanks, on loan from East Bay artist Colin Selig, were installed at the corners...

Original post made on May. 7, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 16, 2017 at 1:19 pm | 9 comments | 2755 Views


Billing error leaves city gas customers overcharged

About 15,000 utility customers in Palo Alto received an unwelcome surprise in their February bill: an overcharge on their...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by Customer, on Apr 15, 2017 at 7:54 pm | 30 comments | 5635 Views


Atherton Town Council study could reduce fire services in East Palo Alto

When the non-Atherton residents of the Fire District discover that this property tax reallocation process would also mean...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 15, 2017
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Facebook to hold five community festivals in Menlo Park this year

Facebook plans to hold five community festivals at its Menlo Park headquarters from May through October that will be free...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by SJ, on Apr 15, 2017 at 4:12 am | 2 comments | 1926 Views


City looks to bring public onboard for 'grade separation' debate

Faced with a new set of challenges and opportunities, as well as a transformed political landscape, the Palo Alto City Council's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Leslie, on Apr 14, 2017 at 11:03 pm | 109 comments | 6665 Views
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Why contentious local politics? More examples from ADU at Council
By Douglas Moran | 49 comments | 2,257 views

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By Laura Stec | 5 comments | 1,713 views

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By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 770 views


2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

Find Camps Here