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The Idiocy of Colored Zones

What mind (or, more likely, committee of minds) came up with the colored zone system that we have downtown and California...

Original post made by PAmoderate on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Tim Buck II, on Aug 9, 2015 at 5:42 pm | 10 comments | 750 Views


Locals seek meeting with FAA over Surf Air

Local officials have requested Federal Aviation Administration representatives meet with them to discuss noise from Surf...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 9, 2015 at 5:04 pm | 127 comments | 6297 Views


Community Notebook: Festival of the Arts returns to Palo Alto

The annual Palo Alto Festival of the Arts returns Aug. 22-23 and will bring together more than 300 hundred artists, local...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Janice Viariseo-Bothwell, on Aug 9, 2015 at 3:03 pm | 8 comments | 7565 Views


Shop Talk: Bill's Cafe comes to Palo Alto, Farmigo adds new pickup location

In this week's retail news, San Jose's popular breakfast-and-lunch restaurant Bill Cafe comes to Midtown Palo Alto, and Farmigo...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by JSD, on Aug 9, 2015 at 12:03 pm | 22 comments | 6087 Views


Lawsuit filed in punching death of Palo Alto man outside bar

The parents of a 24-year-old Palo Alto man who died after allegedly being punched by a large bouncer at a San Jose bar have...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Monte, on Aug 9, 2015 at 11:44 am | 11 comments | 5843 Views


Summertime 101 -- (cutting class OK)

Used to be, if you weren't bagging groceries or giving swim lessons, your summertime as a teenager melted gradually into...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Mom, on Aug 9, 2015 at 12:08 am | 13 comments | 4387 Views


Palo Alto looks to get people to switch off natural gas

Palo Alto's environmentalists cheered two years ago when the city officially declared its electric portfolio "carbon neutral."...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2015
Last comment by Electrical Engineer, on Aug 8, 2015 at 6:48 pm | 2 comments | 1138 Views


271 more vaccines in the pipeline for kids

It appears 56 doses of 14 vaccines is not quite lucrative enough for the pharmaceitucal industry, says Robert Kennedy.

Original post made by Mom on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Cypher, on Aug 8, 2015 at 11:38 am | 27 comments | 963 Views


Pacific Art League head calls for end to conflict

Just one week into her tenure as the Pacific Art League's new executive director, Shannon McDonnell will be attending a special...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Zac Lowing, on Aug 8, 2015 at 10:55 am | 13 comments | 4377 Views


Palo Alto and East Palo Alto share space

HanaHaus kindly let participants in East Palo Alto's StreetCode Accelerator practice their demo there today.

Original post made by Michael3790 on Aug. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 512 Views


Keeping Searsville Dam in place is a good solution

On May 1, the day Stanford University released its plans for Searsville Dam, an article titled "1000 dams down and counting"...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton , on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:16 pm | 63 comments | 8139 Views


Palo Alto man robs, attacks group of teens playing with fireworks

A 24-year-old Palo Alto resident allegedly attacked and robbed a group of five teenagers Monday afternoon after a small firework...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Aug 7, 2015 at 8:24 pm | 26 comments | 7752 Views


Bicyclist suffers critical injuries in collision

A bicyclist was critically injured in Mountain View on Friday evening after he was struck by a car on San Antonio Road. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 7, 2015 at 6:58 pm | 57 comments | 11225 Views


Challenge Success offers roadmap for school reform

Since its start as a stress-reduction program in 2003, Stanford University Graduate School of Education's Challenge Success...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by AnxietyIsNotStress, on Aug 7, 2015 at 6:11 pm | 21 comments | 7987 Views


RISE UP readies incoming college freshmen

As thousands of local teenagers get ready to start their freshman year in college this fall, Palo Alto school district staff...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Aug 7, 2015 at 6:09 pm | 6 comments | 4715 Views


Come see the Best Of Palo Alto

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, step right up for a chance to see a show bursting with wonders and delights guaranteed...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Town Square reader, on Aug 7, 2015 at 5:43 pm | 18 comments | 5616 Views


Parking restrictions to roll out next month in downtown Palo Alto

With new parking restrictions set to kick in in downtown Palo Alto next month, the city will host a community meeting tonight...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 7, 2015 at 4:50 pm | 35 comments | 3823 Views


Bomb squad closes Palo Alto street to investigate grenades found in home

The Santa Clara County Sheriff's bomb squad is working to dispose of World War II-era grenades found at a home on the 1900...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Aug 7, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 15 comments | 9015 Views


Sales at a glance

Palo Alto reported an even 10 sales in this week's Sales at a glance, but Portola Valley led the way in single-sale dollar...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1906 Views


Residents call for fines against Edgewood Plaza developer

When Fresh Market closed shop at Edgewood Plaza last March, the move not only dimmed the hopes of area residents but also...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by need a grocery store, on Aug 7, 2015 at 11:04 am | 85 comments | 8017 Views
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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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