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Bike-share plan takes another turn
Palo Alto's effort to roll out a bike-share program for the community is set to take another turn Monday night, when the... Last comment 5 hours ago | 18 comments

Changes to 'megahouse' plan don't mollify neighbors
Proposed last July as an 11-bedroom, 14-bath home, plans for 1710 Newell Road in Palo Alto continue to upset neighbors —... Last comment 8 hours ago | 30 comments

School child care provider pleads for financial help
Facing a financial crossroads, the Palo Alto nonprofit that provides subsidized after-school and child care services to more... Last comment 18 hours ago | 13 comments

Guest Opinion: Another view of the Comp Plan process
We need to take a careful look at how and why the Comp Plan process spiraled out of control so that we don't repeat the errors... Last comment 23 hours ago | 47 comments

 
 
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Palo Alto Unified School District Superintendent Max McGee, left, and Grant Althouse, principal of Fairmeadow Elementary School, right, sport tutus to celebrate Fairmeadow's 22nd (two-two) day of the month on Thursday, Sept. 22. Photo by Paul Sakuma/www.paulsakuma.com. Submitted by My Nguyen on Sep 22, 2016

 
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Palo Alto's bike-share plan takes another turn
Palo Alto's effort to roll out a bike-share program for the community is set to take another turn Monday night, when the City Council considers a new proposal that would bring 350-bike system to neighborhoods throughout the city. Sunday, 9:46 AM | 18 comments

Around Town: Keep on truckin'; community hero
Tidbits collected by the Weekly staff on Palo Alto people, events and other happenings. Sunday, 9:37 AM | 1 comments

Fear spreads as feds plan to expand deportations
Pledges by Mountain View and other Bay Area cities to stand by their immigrant communities could soon be tested under a sweeping new plan for deportations issued by President Donald Trump's administration. Saturday, 6:10 PM

Opportunity Center quadruples homeless housing placement
In the biggest leap since it opened its doors a decade ago, the LifeMoves Opportunity Services Center in Palo Alto housed 47 people in 2016, roughly four times the number in any other prior year, officials said at a ceremony on Friday commemorating the center's 10th anniversary. Friday, 5:13 PM | 1 comments

Off Deadline: Where is 'propaganda analysis' ed?
Propaganda techniques include often-subliminal marketing/advertising messages aimed at all ages - adults and children - that promote everything from dish soap and deodorant to candidates for president. Saturday, 6:11 PM | 12 comments

Behind the Headlines: Diversity's champions
Greer Stone, chair of Palo Alto's Human Relations Commission, joins reporters Sue Dremann and Gennady Sheyner on "Behind the Headlines" to discuss the commission's renewed efforts to encourage tolerance and diversity in the community. Friday, 4:49 PM

Gay square dance group forms bonds among its members

Child care nonprofit pleads for financial help

Changes to 'megahouse' plan don't mollify neighbors

Guest Opinion: A different view of the Comp Plan process

Editorial: Rescind, replace and approve

Council offers a lift to traffic-fighting nonprofit

PUBLIC AGENDA: Zoning code revisions; OCR resolutions

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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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