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Just three weeks ago, it was hard to imagine the imminent human and economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. Yet here we... Last comment on Apr 8, 2020 at 2:01 pm | 31 comments
Volunteers help Stanford search for COVID-19 clues in blood samples
Hundreds of volunteers from throughout the county on Friday and Saturday participated in a Stanford survey that could help... Last comment 1 hour ago | 33 comments
Experts consider how long the coronavirus crisis will last — and how we'll get out of it
Health officials have been reluctant to predict the duration of the coronavirus outbreak, but most measures indicate that... Last comment 13 hours ago | 59 comments
As Palo Alto halts major construction projects, home builders keep working
Responding to a new Santa Clara County clampdown on construction activities, Palo Alto is suspending construction of its... Last comment on Apr 8, 2020 at 4:11 pm | 36 comments
The Food Party!
by Laura Stec
Cloistered Cooking – Insider Tips for Folks Stuck in the House
Apr 9, 2020 | 0 comments
by Elena Kadvany
Singapore's oldest cafe was about to open in Palo Alto. Then, the coronavirus hit.
Apr 8, 2020 | 2 comments
Local grocery stores and their employees are on their own front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The precautions they're taking have intensified as officials doubled down on social distancing. Thursday, 8:40 AM | 20 comments
The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 10, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category. Sponsored by Kepler's Books, Linden Tree Books and Bell's Books.