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Gov. Gavin Newsom champions new school reopening deal in Palo Alto
The day after announcing legislation to incentivize school districts to resume in-person instruction, Gov. Gavin Newsom visited... Last comment 3 hours ago | 51 comments

12 months into the pandemic, 'One year in' series seeks readers' perspectives
To mark the anniversary of the first stay-at-home order, the Weekly is preparing to publish a two-part series that captures... Last comment on Mar 4, 2021 at 2:45 pm | 13 comments

Palo Alto plans to sell annual passes for Foothills Nature Preserve entry
After moving to dramatically curtail access to Foothills Park last month, Palo Alto officially agreed on Monday to further... Last comment 7 hours ago | 86 comments

Palo Alto prepares for more budget cuts amid prolonged revenue slump
As the pandemic continues to pummel the local economy, the City Council plans to explore additional ways to pare down the... Last comment 1 hour ago | 138 comments


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The 35th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Submit your short story here by April 2 (online submissions only). Stories must be 2,500 words or less. 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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