Affordable-housing zone sputters in Palo Alto
Despite widespread recognition that Palo Alto is experiencing an affordable-housing crisis, the city’s deeply divided Planning... Last comment 4 hours ago | 80 comments
Nonprofit revs up efforts to reduce traffic
The new nonprofit charged with easing Palo Alto’s traffic congestion has a new leader, a growing bank account and fresh... Last comment 4 hours ago | 20 comments
Local students join nationwide gun violence protest
Hundreds of students across Palo Alto walked out of school Wednesday to call for stricter gun-control measures, joining a... Last comment on Mar 15, 2018 at 9:40 pm | 32 comments
A Pragmatist's Take
by Douglas Moran
Humpty Dumpty's Theory of Meaning + 1984 + Overton Window
Mar 17, 2018 | 9 comments
by Chandrama Anderson
Couples: “Everything is a gift of the universe . . .
Mar 16, 2018 | 1 comment
Calling all photographers!
Enter your best shots in the 2018 Peninsula Photo Contest. Open to anyone who lives, works or attends school within the 650 area code. There are both Adult and Youth divisions and six different categories to submit your digital images. Deadline for entries is Monday, April 2.
Off Deadline: Looking at Silicon Valley's housing quagmire
Housing -- or the lack of it -- is once again grabbing headlines and TV time in California, with a special edge of urgency in the Palo Alto/Silicon Valley region. Saturday, 9:07 AM | 25 comments
Pinewood girls rise to the top of their game, beat No. 1 Mitty
For the second time in three years the Pinewood girls basketball team knocked off the top-ranked team in the nation. This time the Panthers took down long-time nemesis Archbishop Mitty, 78-67, in an epic triple-overtime game at Santa Clara University in the Northern California Open Division final. Sunday, 12:24 AM | 2 comments
One can see the wheels turning -- literally and figuratively -- in "Tomb Raider" as young adventurer Lara Croft frequently finds herself twisting some hand-held puzzle box, bike racing around London or turning the wheel of some ancient machinery to u...... Read the full review
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