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Old, but still kicking

"Old Ladies," by Nancy Huddleston Packer, John Daniel & Company, McKinleyville, Ca., 174 pp., $15 Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Earline Reid, on Nov 25, 2014 at 9:37 am | 3 comments | 11753 Views


High school students challenge own political beliefs through domestic exchange program

This week, 11 students arrived in Palo Alto as part of the American Exchange Project, a program in which U.S. teens can confront...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2021
Last comment by Harmony Johnson, on Jul 26, 2021 at 9:46 am | 13 comments | 11752 Views


Foothill College vying to offer new, affordable four-year degree

Foothill College is in the running to become one of the first California community colleges to offer a four-year bachelor's...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Marie, on Jan 8, 2015 at 7:37 am | 4 comments | 11751 Views


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

When it comes to campaign war chests, Santa Clara County sheriff candidate Kevin Jensen is outrunning the pack fivefold,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2022
Last comment by felix, on May 11, 2022 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 11751 Views


Holman, Scharff to vie for board seat on open-space district

Their City Council tenures may be coming to an end, but Karen Holman and Greg Scharff are preparing to square off in another...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2018
Last comment by Karen Holman has my vote., on Oct 31, 2018 at 11:51 am | 78 comments | 11750 Views


Palo Alto Jewish campus readies for debut

Staff of the new, $270 million Taube-Koret Campus for Jewish Life will move into their offices Wednesday, three months in...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by San Antonio road, on Jul 30, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 81 comments | 11750 Views


After resounding defeat, the lessons of Maybell

Housing advocates clashed with neighborhood preservationists in Palo Alto on Election Night. When the dust settled, it wasn't...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by PA Dweller, on Nov 8, 2013 at 6:21 pm | 25 comments | 11749 Views


Palo Alto High goes back to school

Paly Alto High School's campus was hectic with a mix of excitement, nerves and some dread about the year ahead on the first...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sally Kadifa, on Aug 18, 2016 at 9:43 pm | 16 comments | 11747 Views


Housing near Caltrain? Stanford's proposal nets mixed reaction

For decades, the downtown transit center has served as a focal point in Palo Alto's ambitious plans for commercial growth...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2021
Last comment by RobertNeff, on Dec 3, 2021 at 12:11 am | 25 comments | 11744 Views


Palo Alto settles suit after allegations of excessive force

Palo Alto will pay $250,000 to settle its lawsuit with a Los Altos Hills resident who claimed he was unfairly arrested, subjected...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by Palo alto native, on Feb 23, 2016 at 12:40 pm | 11 comments | 11744 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 | 11744 Views


Supporters, critics weigh in on superintendent pick

Those who have worked with Don Austin describe him as a confident, accessible and "tough" leader who has ample experience...

Original post made on May. 18, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on May 25, 2018 at 10:36 am | 6 comments | 11743 Views


Palo Alto to launch class-action lawsuit against battery makers

Palo Alto on Monday became one of California's first public agencies to charge into the legal battle against global companies...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on May 8, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 4 comments | 11741 Views


State unveils new criteria and system for countywide reopenings

A color-coded, four-level tier system will replace the state's COVID-19 watchlist in an effort to create a "more stringent,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2020
Last comment by Facts and Figures, on Sep 1, 2020 at 10:10 pm | 9 comments | 11739 Views


District moves to correct civil-rights violations

A Palo Alto special-education student whose complaints of bullying and harassment led to a federal civil-rights investigation...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by wondering, on Feb 24, 2013 at 5:11 pm | 106 comments | 11738 Views


Tasty against all odds: Our nine most memorable meals of 2020

The nine meals on this list were noteworthy in more than one way: They were delicious in their own right but also represented...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2020
Last comment by Jacqueline Campbell , on Dec 30, 2020 at 3:49 pm | 2 comments | 11738 Views


Will the Milk Pail survive?

To many residents, the Milk Pail market is a charming Mountain View institution, celebrating its 40th year selling affordable...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 11, 2014 at 12:38 am | 9 comments | 11737 Views


Palo Alto Tap Room wins 2016 Chili Cook Off

The Palo Alto Tap Room, a new beer-centric restaurant from the owner of Palo Alto Brewing Company, took home the top prize...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Seriously?, on Jul 8, 2016 at 8:48 pm | 5 comments | 11737 Views


Palo Alto looks to accessory dwelling units to address affordability crisis

Encouraged by the recent proliferation of accessory dwelling units in neighborhoods, the city is now exploring incentives...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2021
Last comment by C, on Jul 16, 2021 at 11:52 pm | 9 comments | 11734 Views


Con man Simon Gann loose in Bay Area, police say

Good Samaritans beware: A traveling con man has returned to the Bay Area, and may be only too eager to help relieve you of...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by hmmm, on Mar 14, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 7 comments | 11733 Views
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