Paly school board rep: 'The sorrows of young Palo Altans'
My stress began in elementary school, where students were segregated into separate class meetings as "early" and "late" readers,... Last comment 4 minutes ago | 410 comments
Recall on raw milk distributed in Palo Alto
A Palo Alto-based organization that delivers farm products, including raw milk, has been affected by a statewide recall made... Last comment on Mar 27, 2015 at 1:05 pm | 17 comments
Curbside pickup for food scraps approved
Palo Alto wasted no time Monday in approving a new trash-hauling program aimed at diverting local food scraps from landfills. Read... Last comment on Mar 27, 2015 at 4:07 pm | 43 comments
PAMF docs: What we can do to reduce risk for our teens
The pediatricians of Palo Alto Medical Foundation are deeply saddened by the local recent events. The loss of a young person's... Last comment 16 hours ago | 220 comments
"Spring sunrise, Yosemite"
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Palo Alto eyes emergency law to protect retail
With several long-time retail establishments recently shutting down to make way for offices in downtown Palo Alto, city officials are looking to adopt an emergency law to halt the practice. Saturday, 8:15 AM | 20 comments
Students ask: What's it like to be me?
The hallways, courtyard and rooms of the Palo Alto Art Center were given over last Friday evening to poignant, uninhibited expression and exploration of youth identity: a ceramic bust with empty eyes titled "Look Deeper," an oil painting of a girl with three dark stitches over her mouth, a photograph of a boy sleeping, using an SAT prep book as a pillow. Saturday, 8:15 AM | 1 comments
Two men, two divergent lives, one fatal conflict
This week profiles emerged of the two men involved in a suspected murder-suicide at Alta Torre Apartments in Palo Alto. In some ways, they could not have been more different. Friday, 7:34 AM | 16 comments
Filoli director addresses volunteer agreement issue
Filoli's beleaguered executive director, Cynthia D'Agosta, who had refused to speak to the Almanac since Feb. 15, sat down for an interview on March 26, and also gave the newspaper a statement in which she apologizes to volunteers for how the divisive volunteer agreement was presented. Friday, 12:18 PM
Editorial: Development limits a modest start
After a series of three long and exhausting meetings, an ambivalent Palo Alto City Council Monday night mustered an unexpected unanimous vote in support of a modest temporary development limit on new office development downtown, in the California Avenue business district and along El Camino Real. Friday, 7:34 AM | 18 comments
Palo Alto set to hire new assistant city manager
Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is preparing to fill one of City Hall's senior leadership positions in May, when Suzanne Mason starts her new job as the assistant city manager. Thursday, 4:33 PM | 23 comments
A fresh new season of arts and entertainment
From an emerging contemporary dance company based in Mountain View to a visit from an innovative folk-punk band from Ukraine, we've sorted through hundreds of happenings to bring you some of spring's hottest arts events. Friday, 8:55 AM