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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 1, 2020 at 11:39 am | 29 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 30 minutes ago | 18 comments

Judge sends Atherton mom to prison for college admissions scandal
An Atherton woman who paid more than $500,000 to help her children get into college through a nationwide admissions scandal... Last comment 21 hours ago | 19 comments

Santa Clara County schools will not reopen this academic year
All 32 of Santa Clara County's superintendents and the county superintendent of schools signed a letter Wednesday that confirms... Last comment 3 hours ago | 44 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.


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