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Palo Alto resident celebrates 100th birthday
Delivery-room doctors in Detroit didn't expect Sidney Simon to survive when he came into the world three months early on... Last comment 8 hours ago | 12 comments

Editorial: Failure to communicate
The city's voicemail box for questions is full and unable to take additional messages. Emailed questions go unanswered. A... Last comment 14 hours ago | 8 comments

Behind the psychological safety net
The mix of services that await students needing support for everything from stress about school or relationships to a diagnosable... Last comment 2 hours ago | 10 comments

Editorial: Making amends
Faced with a strong backlash from residents across Palo Alto's political spectrum and angry colleagues who felt disrespected,... Last comment on Mar 24, 2017 at 6:04 pm | 14 comments


Short story writers wanted!

The 31st 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 April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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Supe recommends reporting weighted, unweighted GPAs
Despite Palo Alto school district Superintendent Max McGee's personal reservations about the potential downsides of reporting weighted grades on high school students' transcripts, including that it will "exacerbate our highly competitive, attainment-oriented culture in Palo Alto to the detriment of some students," he is recommending that the district report both weighted and unweighted grade point averages starting next fall.
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Public hearing on Stanford's major Menlo Park development

Opinion: Homeless man's dignity rose above malice

Around Town: off to the Capitol; ruff reception

Two-alarm fire reported at Moldaw Residences

Young man receives honor for his passion for trees

School district hosts 'Immigrants and Allies' forum


The Last Word
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The Last Word In what's likely to be AARP's movie of the year, the Mark Pellington dramedy "The Last Word," Hollywood legend Shirley MacLaine gets top billing. As it turns out, that's not such an unusual occurrence of late. The 83-year-old star also received top b...... Read the full review

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