County calls on Stanford to ramp up faculty housing
Stanford University may need to quadruple the number of housing units it has to produce for its employees under its ambitious... Last comment 3 hours ago | 21 comments
Pressure over college admissions 'out of control'
A multimillion-dollar college admissions bribery scandal that involved both Palo Alto area parents and hundreds of thousands... Last comment on Mar 18, 2019 at 11:49 am | 35 comments
Local parents, Stanford coach indicted in college-admissions scandal
Numerous local parents and a Stanford University coach are among the dozens indicted in a nationwide college-admissions investigation... Last comment 6 hours ago | 98 comments
FPPC continues probe of Kniss' campaign
When the state Fair Political Practice Commission opened its probe into Palo Alto Councilwoman's Liz Kniss alleged campaign... Last comment on Mar 18, 2019 at 6:50 am | 39 comments
An Alternative View
by Diana Diamond
Environmentalists will soon be fighting housing advocates over what to do with the SF Bay locally
Mar 18, 2019 | 16 comments
Short story writers wanted!
The 33rd 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 March 29. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.
City prepares for sea level rise
With rising tides threatening to submerge the Palo Alto Baylands by mid-century, city officials agreed on Monday that they need to explore new barriers -- both physical and legislative -- to protect coastal areas from sea level rise. Tuesday, 12:26 AM | 35 comments
Prep report: Tennis powers and overtime in girls lacrosse
Menlo School rules boys tennis in the West Bay Athletic League and Menlo-Atherton reigns as kings of the Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division so it's no surprise both teams won league matches on Tuesday. Wednesday, 3:02 AM
The Wedding Guest
Since making his feature filmmaking debut with 1995's "Butterfly Kiss," Michael Winterbottom ("The Trip," "A Mighty Heart") has averaged a film a year. One might think of him as the English Steven Soderbergh: a prolific filmmaker whose work on the bi...... Read the full review
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