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AROUND TOWN

New Palo Alto hotel banks on 'all-inclusive' concept

Palo Alto's bustling hotel scene got a little busier on Monday with the launch of The Clement Palo Alto, a boutique hotel...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 30, 2016 at 7:13 pm | 18 comments | 4610 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Reversing course, Palo Alto renews solar-energy program

Just when it looked like the sun will go down on Palo Alto CLEAN, the City Council offered the program a boost of energy...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Mar 30, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 12 comments | 4672 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The housing fallacy

Palo Alto has become a community that is affordable only to those who have owned their homes for decades, inherited them...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Mar 30, 2016 at 5:12 pm | 147 comments | 11155 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo backs Apple on iPhone access

A ranking member of the U.S. Congressional Communications and Technology Subcommittee said she supports tech company Apple's...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Mar 30, 2016 at 4:53 pm | 12 comments | 3737 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College Admissions Shocker

"PALO ALTO, California — Cementing its standing as the most selective institution of higher education in the country,...

Original post made by Yikes on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Mar 30, 2016 at 3:03 pm | 5 comments | 714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Simitian to host 'sidewalk office hours'

Community members can chat with Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian about local issues during Simitian's "sidewalk...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Que Pasa?, on Mar 30, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 3 comments | 2298 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto forum to test local biases, stereotypes

Think you're not prejudiced? A new forum on implicit biases sponsored by Palo Alto's Human Relations Commission might test...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Mar 30, 2016 at 1:08 pm | 23 comments | 4790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chosen (by the) people

The quest to find the best in modern Jewish theater is coming to the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center in Palo Alto on...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by gcoladon, on Mar 29, 2016 at 9:36 pm | 1 comment | 1663 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Battle brews over Palo Alto's solar-energy program

It took four years of patience and frustration, but the clouds have finally parted for Palo Alto CLEAN, the city's pioneering...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Mar 29, 2016 at 3:54 pm | 15 comments | 4241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunset moving to Oakland

Sunset will move its headquarters from the Menlo Park campus it has occupied since 1951 to Jack London Square in Oakland...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Jackie, on Mar 29, 2016 at 3:07 pm | 20 comments | 7457 Views

AROUND TOWN

New senior residences address Palo Alto's growing need

A new independent-living community for people aged 60 and older officially opened its doors on Thursday, May 1, offering...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by LN, on Mar 29, 2016 at 11:26 am | 34 comments | 10495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brock Turner case goes to jury

The jury's decision in the sexual-assault trial of former Stanford University freshman Brock Allen Turner could hinge on...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by observer, on Mar 29, 2016 at 10:39 am | 6 comments | 10500 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Significant traffic delays at East Bayshore expected

A busy route along East Bayshore Road will be reduced to one lane with traffic control signaling as the third phase of the...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Mar 29, 2016 at 8:48 am | 22 comments | 5402 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ABAG Official Goes to Prison for Bond Fund Embezzlement

Former ABAG official sentenced in $3.9 million embezzlement (the link would copy - look at the Mtn Vw Voice) Why is this...

Original post made by From Mtn Vw Voice on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 28, 2016 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 378 Views

SPORTS

Slow start turns into Stanford's NCAA tournament exit

Washington opened Sunday's NCAA regional final game in Lexington's Rupp Arena by scoring the first 12 points and never looked...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2016
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Mar 28, 2016 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 2055 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford wins approval for Escondido Village housing development

Stanford University can move ahead with its plan to add 2,000 beds for graduate students to Escondido Village after the project...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2016
Last comment by LAHscot, on Mar 28, 2016 at 12:01 pm | 4 comments | 4748 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to spur affordable housing

Seeking to halt the city's transformation into an enclave for the super-rich, Palo Alto officials set their sights Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Mar 27, 2016 at 7:13 pm | 73 comments | 7661 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto throws its support behind Stanford's housing project

As Palo Alto struggles to find ways to encourage new housing, Stanford University is quickly advancing a project that city...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Sardines , on Mar 27, 2016 at 4:24 pm | 24 comments | 6110 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters put out fire at downtown Palo Alto office

Palo Alto firefighters knocked down a small fire at an office building in downtown early Sunday morning, according to fire...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2016
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 27, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 3713 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seeking tales from the old Paly gym

The Palo Alto Weekly is preparing a retrospective on Palo Alto High School's 85-year-old gym, slated for demolition this...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto theme song, on Mar 26, 2016 at 3:24 pm | 21 comments | 21069 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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