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Jury takes a bold stance on new Palo Alto bike bridge
Three different design teams came to Palo Alto City Hall on Wednesday afternoon, each with a bridge to sell to the city. Read... Last comment 1 hour ago | 52 comments

Editorial: An elusive history museum
The Palo Alto City Council once again provided a lifeline to a nascent Palo Alto History Museum group that has repeatedly... Last comment 1 hour ago | 15 comments

A Paly student's year in Brazil
Many teens wouldn't consider taking a year to go abroad, especially during high school. Maybe they're scared of starting... Last comment 6 minutes ago | 8 comments

Minority students speak to challenges they face
A group of Palo Alto middle and high school students of color spoke Tuesday night about the good, the bad and the ugly inherent... Last comment on Dec 17, 2014 at 2:52 pm | 9 comments

 
 
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"Junior Naturalists go Fishing"
Children taking part in the Junior Naturalist Program at the Environmental Volunteers' EcoCenter in the Palo Alto Baylands try their hand at fish-netting along the bay shoreline. Submitted by Environmental Volunteers on Mar 14, 2013

 
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Local schools offer ideas for family fun activities
Happiness researchers consistently report that people find greater satisfaction from life experiences than from receiving material things. In search of ideas for memorable, family-friendly experiences over the holidays, the Palo Alto Weekly polled some local preschools and elementary schools. Saturday, 8:30 AM

Guest Opinion: A year in Brazil
Many teens wouldn't consider taking a year to go abroad, especially during high school. Maybe they're scared of starting in a new school and being the "new student." Maybe they're terrified of leaving all their friends and family. Or just maybe they're scared of being in a completely different country with a different language. Yes, it all does sound scary; however, it's all these new experiences that make it so amazing. Saturday, 8:31 AM | 8 comments

Former Palo Alto VA official indicted for bribery
An ex-VA Palo Alto Healthcare System official was indicted on Wednesday, Dec. 17, for allegedly taking thousands of dollars in bribes from contractors. Friday, 8:30 PM

New website to predict flooding to debut in January
A new website to predict flooding from local creeks could be available to the public as soon as late January, Len Materman, executive director of the San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority, said Friday morning. Friday, 3:04 PM | 1 comments

Celebrations spread peace and joy, from many traditions
From a musical Advent procession to the civic lighting of the Hanukkah menorah, Palo Alto celebrates the holiday season this month through get-togethers featuring music, food and much good will. Friday, 7:37 AM | 1 comments

Editorial: An elusive Palo Alto History Museum
The Palo Alto City Council once again provided a lifeline to a nascent Palo Alto History Museum group that has repeatedly been unable to demonstrate sufficient community support to propel the project forward. It is a painful approach that isn't fair to either museum advocates or Palo Alto residents and taxpayers. Friday, 7:37 AM | 15 comments

Jury takes a bold stance on new Palo Alto bike bridge
Three different design teams came to Palo Alto City Hall on Wednesday afternoon, each with a bridge to sell to the city. Friday, 7:37 AM | 52 comments

Man injured after argument leads to shooting
East Palo Alto police said an argument led to a shooting that injured a 29-year-old Livermore resident in East Palo Alto on Friday, Dec. 19, according to a police department press release. Friday, 7:56 AM | 1 comments

Palo Alto: Ming's Restaurant to close Dec. 28

Downtown Streets Team helps the homeless rebuild their lives

Transportation chief's outside job raises concerns

Holiday giving: How you can help

PUBLIC AGENDA: No meetings schedule this week

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