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Locals find inspiration during MLK Day events

The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. lived on in Palo Alto and East Palo Alto on Monday, with residents gathering throughout...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2019
Last comment by revdreileen, on Jan 22, 2019 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 1703 Views


Deputy City Manager Rob de Geus to depart

Deputy City Manager Rob de Geus, a City Hall veteran, will be stepping down at the end of February to start a new job as...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Sheri, on Jan 22, 2019 at 10:44 am | 9 comments | 4392 Views


Around Town

NOTE TO DESIGNER: Photo to attach above first item in Upfront folder. Give courtesy to Whitney Ludeen. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 21, 2019 at 10:59 am | 1 comment | 3965 Views


The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:


Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by lindaloo, on Jan 20, 2019 at 11:56 am | 1167 comments | 264026 Views


A farewell to forks

Longtime restaurant critic Dale Bentson pens his final piece for the Weekly after 18 years of reviewing Peninsula eateries. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jan 18, 2019 at 8:41 pm | 1 comment | 1561 Views


Local food pantries prepare for more clients if government shutdown continues

Bay Area families that depend on federal programs for their basic food needs could find themselves without a lifeline by...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2019
Last comment by Perfect name for you, on Jan 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm | 4 comments | 2081 Views


City declines to interfere in President Hotel evictions

Residents of the President Hotel Apartments made a last-ditch plea on Monday night to the City Council to help them obtain...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 18, 2019 at 10:52 am | 13 comments | 2682 Views


Are Our Creeks At Risk Of Overflow?

With our past history of flooding due heavy rains at high tide, should we be concerned about another flood event? High...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Jan 16, 2019 at 10:52 pm | 2 comments | 187 Views


Geo Blackshire tapped as interim fire chief

Geo Blackshire, a 21-year veteran of the Palo Alto Fire Department, has taken over as fire chief on an interim basis while...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2019
Last comment by Money, on Jan 15, 2019 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 1478 Views


A balancing act

To address high rates of poverty and waste in Santa Clara County, Joint Venture Silicon Valley has launched a food truck...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Julia, on Jan 14, 2019 at 8:29 pm | 3 comments | 1679 Views


Palo Alto artist contemplates mortality

Local sculptor Ken Joye will be holding a pop-up exhibition over the weekends of Jan. 12-13 and 19-20. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2019
Last comment by HarpoGKZR, on Jan 13, 2019 at 9:48 pm | 3 comments | 1092 Views


Khoury's Market soft opens in College Terrace

After more than a year without a neighborhood grocery store, College Terrace residents now have a new grocery store that...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2019
Last comment by Gus L., on Jan 12, 2019 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 4427 Views


NASA employees brace for prolonged shutdown

The full brunt of the government shutdown is hitting home this week as federal employees face their first payday lapse. NASA...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by @Portola Valley, on Jan 11, 2019 at 9:42 pm | 15 comments | 1697 Views


Crucial East Palo Alto bridge on track for March opening

The two sides of East Palo Alto separated by bustling U.S. Highway 101 will soon link again for the first time in more than...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by A Simple Solution...Not, on Jan 10, 2019 at 9:40 am | 13 comments | 6593 Views


David Mitchell, lawyer and community volunteer, dies at 83

David Mitchell, a Palo Alto attorney, environmental advocate and community volunteer, died on Wednesday, Dec. 19, after a...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2018
Last comment by Mitch Miller, on Jan 9, 2019 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 4843 Views


WeWork eyes former Groupon site

WeWork, a leading provider of coworking space in cities around the world, is looking to expand its reach into Palo Alto....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 8, 2019 at 3:55 pm | 3 comments | 5147 Views


Stanford Live earns Hewlett grant

Stanford Live and Weyni Mengesha have been awarded a $150,000 grant from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to commission...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2019
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 7, 2019 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 944 Views


Webcast: Best movies of 2018

Palo Alto Weekly film critic Peter Canavese and Tim Sika, host/producer of the radio show Celluloid Dreams, review their...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1699 Views


City loosens rules for autonomous robots

They still have a long way to go before they can compete with R2-D2, much less RoboCop, but autonomous robots will be able...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2019
Last comment by R2D2, on Jan 3, 2019 at 9:22 pm | 16 comments | 5607 Views


Surge in funds boosts Palo Alto History Museum

After years of frustration, the future suddenly looks bright for the Palo Alto History Museum, which is benefitting from...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2018
Last comment by Ohloneville, on Jan 2, 2019 at 9:01 am | 23 comments | 3648 Views
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