Palo Alto's last dive bar faces uncertain future
Three years after its colorful owner passed away, Antonio's Nut House, Palo Alto's last authentic dive bar, is still open,... Last comment 1 hour ago | 39 comments
Palo Alto Tailoring closed three years ago. Customers want their clothes back.
Customers of a Palo Alto tailoring business say they have been trying to get their clothing back for nearly three years,... Last comment on Feb 23, 2020 at 10:20 am | 23 comments
Guest Opinion: To solve housing crisis, decrease demand
Housing is in short supply in Silicon Valley, especially affordable housing. Unfortunately, no amount of the current sort... Last comment 1 hour ago | 54 comments
Editorial: Brownrigg for state Senate
In the impressive group of candidates for California's 13th Senate district, we give the nod to Michael Brownrigg, who has... Last comment 20 hours ago | 31 comments
"IRA Nationals at Stanford ligh"
Stanford lightweight rowing earned a bid to the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) Championships on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Stanford Athletics. Submitted by Rick Eymer on May 21, 2019
Stanford student died from accidental fentanyl overdose, coroner confirms
A Stanford University sophomore found unresponsive in a campus fraternity house in January died from an accidental overdose of fentanyl, a powerful narcotic, the Santa Clara County coroner confirmed on Tuesday. Wednesday, 9:37 AM
After early speed bumps, Palo Alto steers bike boulevards in a new direction
After a rocky start and a sudden stop, Palo Alto is preparing to resume its ambitious plan to build a network of bike boulevards, which includes modifications to the recently added amenities on Ross Road. Wednesday, 9:44 AM | 6 comments
Two volunteers, one dog and a Palo Alto couple's unlikely rescue
On the eighth day of Palo Alto residents Carol Kiparsky and Ian Irwin's disappearance, Rich Cassens and his search dog came to the town of Inverness near Point Reyes Station with a very specific task: find human remains. Tuesday, 9:39 AM | 6 comments
Police chief says use of force is 'very rare.' Critics are not convinced.
Facing numerous allegations of excessive force by local police officers, Palo Alto police Chief Robert Jonsen assured the City Council on Monday that officers who cross the line will be held accountable. Tuesday, 12:12 AM | 13 comments
NTSB: Tesla's Autopilot steered Model X into highway median, causing fatal crash
An Apple employee died from a high-speed crash because his Tesla Model X's Autopilot driving system steered the car into a median on U.S. Highway 101 in 2018, federal officials concluded Tuesday. Wednesday, 10:02 AM | 5 comments
Drug dealer sentenced to 6 years for fatal fentanyl overdose
A man who sold the powerful narcotic fentanyl to a woman who later died was sentenced to six years and eight months of jail time and court supervision on Monday. Tuesday, 3:10 PM
Rent increase sends FabMo, the nonprofit treasure trove of rescued fabrics, to Sunnyvale
FabMo, a nonprofit that offers discarded designer showroom samples to the public, has announced it will be moving from Mountain View to Sunnyvale after getting a significant rent increase. Tuesday, 4:10 PM | 1 comments
'Are they ready for fully innovative Indian food?' Ettan arrives in Palo Alto with chaat, caviar and a secret menu
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 3,613 views
Pseudo-Primary for CA Senate District 13: some thoughts
By Douglas Moran | 3 comments | 1,308 views
Short story writers wanted!
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 March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category. Sponsored by Kepler's Books, Linden Tree Books and Bell's Books.