View all | Post your own topic

Audit scrutinizes Palo Alto's frustrating permit process
A new audit has found Palo Alto's permit process for solar panels and other home upgrades is hobbled by long lead times for... Last comment on May 15, 2022 at 4:05 am | 20 comments

Council supports new rules for outdoor dining spaces
Parklets and car-free boulevards will remain a fixture of Palo Alto dining for the foreseeable future, though these areas... Last comment on May 12, 2022 at 1:53 pm | 13 comments

Living in a pod? New concept in affordable shared housing emerges in Palo Alto
Its name has the cache of a trendy Brooklyn home, but Brownstone Shared Housing has brought a new housing concept that is... Last comment on May 14, 2022 at 11:25 am | 55 comments

Congresswomen, speaking in Mountain View, say overturning Roe v. Wade threatens democracy
Reps. Anna Eshoo and Zoe Lofgren declared that the U.S. Supreme Court going against public opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade... Last comment on May 10, 2022 at 6:43 pm | 24 comments

See complete photo gallery | Upload your photo

"261 Hamilton St. Palo Alto"
261 Hamilton St. Palo Alto Submitted by salar Hassani on Sep 27, 2014


Alison Cormack will not seek second term on City Council
Alison Cormack, who was elected to the City Council in 2018 and who has been a vocal advocate for building more housing and redeveloping Cubberley Community Center, said Friday that she will not seek a second term. Sunday, 6:28 PM | 7 comments

Palo Alto woman arrested after attempt to break into occupied home
Palo Alto police arrested a woman who is suspected of trying to break into an occupied Palo Alto home on Friday, May 13. Sunday, 6:28 PM

Police investigate Fletcher Middle School graffiti as a hate crime
Palo Alto police are investigating graffiti at Ellen Fletcher Middle School as a hate crime after someone wrote "KKK" in two boys bathrooms on campus this week. Sunday, 6:28 PM

Around Town: Palo Alto youth recognized in local poetry contest
In the latest Around Town column, news about the winners and honorable mentions in this year's Palo Alto Students Foundation Poetry Contest and a Gunn High student's appointment to the Santa Clara County Youth Task Force. Sunday, 6:28 PM

California spent millions to boost COVID vaccination rates of Medi-Cal members — but they lag even more
Gaps in COVID vaccination rates among the state's Medi-Cal population persist. Five Medi-Cal plans still have vaccination rates under 50%. Sunday, 8:38 AM | 2 comments

Palo Alto Unified gets into hot water with parents over child care
Parents are objecting to what they describe as a lack of transparency in Palo Alto Unified's decision making after school administrators decided to take space away from a local child care provider and give it to a national company. Thursday, 4:57 PM | 24 comments

Who will succeed Jackie Speier? The race is on in the newly redrawn District 15
The race to fill the Congressional District 15 seat will be the Peninsula's most competitive in a generation, thanks to Rep. Jackie Speier's retirement. Meet the four candidates in the June 7 primary. Friday, 6:50 AM | 2 comments

Opinion: A Palo Alto business tax and the space-time continuum
In Palo Alto we can do our part by adopting a fair, appropriate tax on those companies that can most afford it. Silicon Valley is the world's corporate envy, but as the saying goes, "The piper must be paid." Friday, 6:50 AM | 15 comments

California's $100 billion surplus: What to know about Newsom's spending plan
Gov. Gavin Newsom reveals his revised May budget, including his inflation relief plan and spending priorities on education, the environment and more. Sunday, 6:31 PM

Peninsula Restaurant Week is back, showcasing a diverse food and dining scene
With spring in full swing and the economy starting to rebound, local restaurateurs are welcoming diners for Peninsula Restaurant Week starting Friday, May 13, and running through Saturday, May 21. Friday, 6:50 AM

City looks to upgrade historic building, complete critical bike project as revenues recover
Palo Alto is looking to advance an ambitious infrastructure plan that would rehabilitate the Roth Building, fix roofs at Cubberley Community Center and complete the Chaleston-Arastradero streetscape project. Thursday, 9:11 AM | 9 comments

Editorial: Our election recommendations
The Palo Alto Weekly editorial board offers its recommendations in the races for Congressional District 16 and Santa Clara County sheriff, district attorney and assessor, plus Measure A. Thursday, 9:42 AM | 13 comments

With 'The Hub,' Stanford Research Park banks on return of workforce

Two injured when teen accidentally discharges firearm in parked vehicle

Get an inside tour of Hangar One restoration work

Santa Clara County COVID cases surpass height of delta surge

In sheriff's race, Jensen gains the most monetary contributions

Palo Alto man drowns in Lake Tahoe

Here's how to cast your primary election ballot in Palo Alto

Coronavirus central: Bay Area health officers urge return to masking, other precautions amid surge

Not sure how to vote in the June primary? Upcoming forums give voters a chance to hear from the candidates

Photo essay: Life under the coronavirus

PUBLIC AGENDA: California Avenue design changes; cost of service study


May 13, 2022
May 13, 2022 edition

Download PDF
Sec 1  
May 6, 2022
May 6, 2022 edition

Download PDF
Sec 1  


Stay informed.

Get the day's top headlines from Palo Alto Online sent to your inbox in the Express newsletter.

Tono Coffee Project, a pop-up destination for single-origin coffee and Asian-inspired pastries, closes May 15
By The Peninsula Foodist | 0 comments | 2,157 views

We need stable, climate-forward land use policies
By Sherry Listgarten | 1 comment | 2,004 views

Dehydrating for Backpacking and Camping
By Laura Stec | 2 comments | 1,167 views

Use Your Words!
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,002 views