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Flood watch called for East Palo Alto

The National Weather Service and local authorities have issued a flood watch for the City of East Palo Alto on Tuesday at...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by David, on Feb 8, 2017 at 8:15 am | 4 comments | 13001 Views


Community Notebook: Forum on voting rights, and threats, this Saturday

A Palo-Alto based nonpartisan group will kickoff a series of lectures on Saturday, Feb. 25, around what it calls "threats...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Feb 24, 2017 at 3:45 pm | 4 comments | 2322 Views


Neighborhood haunt

Renee Barton grew up in Redwood City's Woodside Plaza neighborhood and knows what it needs and what it lacks: a family-friendly...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Local, on Mar 25, 2017 at 8:53 am | 4 comments | 2866 Views


Fuzzy caterpillars munching Palo Alto oaks

At the intersection of Homer Avenue and Kipling Street, caterpillars dangle in the air, crawl on the ground and teem on trees....

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2017
Last comment by Enuff FUZZ, on Apr 20, 2017 at 12:30 pm | 4 comments | 10823 Views


Winter showers bring (spectacular) spring flowers

Local naturalists are bracing for an explosion of wildflowers along the Midpeninsula that could provide some of the most...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Apr 27, 2017 at 6:58 pm | 4 comments | 2467 Views


Shop Talk: Barry's Bootcamp coming to Palo Alto

In this week's retail column, find out where cult-workout favorite Barry's Bootcamp is opening in Palo Alto plus a new teenage...

Original post made on May. 1, 2017
Last comment by Scotty the Boot, on May 2, 2017 at 10:13 am | 4 comments | 4028 Views


How 'right to die' law is working locally

"I barely knew him," said Nancy Meyer of Portola Valley, who was there when her client took prescribed drugs to exit life...

Original post made on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by ChrisC, on May 4, 2017 at 8:00 pm | 4 comments | 2236 Views


School board to discuss Cubberley plan

School trustees will discuss on Thursday morning a staff recommendation to approve a request for proposal (RFP) to hire a...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by dtnorth, on Jun 14, 2017 at 3:25 pm | 4 comments | 2047 Views


Sweets for beating the heat

Regardless of whether you're suffering from ice-cream fatigue, there's plenty of variety on the Midpeninsula when it comes...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by American Cook, on Jun 23, 2017 at 3:28 pm | 4 comments | 1573 Views


NASA's Kepler detects 219 new planets

In a single patch of sky, the NASA Kepler space telescope has detected signs of 219 new planets, about 10 of which are believed...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 22, 2017 at 8:34 pm | 4 comments | 1262 Views


Driving on Alma? Turning car blocking your lane? Please BLAST into the next lane!

Hi all, I'd like to make a public plea. I live and work in Palo Alto and drive to University and back to the Castilleja...

Original post made by StaySafe on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by Wide Bus, on Jul 4, 2017 at 1:23 pm | 4 comments | 295 Views


Format of Palo Alto Online Movie Page:

Here is the Palo Alto Online movie page: The Palo Alto Online movie page is formatted...

Original post made by bru on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by bru, on May 28, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 4 comments | 5728 Views


Old Movie Blog - want to help out?

I've started an old movie blog, with the goal of getting more people (ie current parenting generation and their kids!) into...

Original post made by Laura on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Laura, on Sep 28, 2010 at 6:03 pm | 4 comments | 4900 Views


Susan Tavernetti's top films

Palo Alto Weekly film critic Susan Tavernetti's best movies of 2010. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Norman, on Jan 9, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 4 comments | 5323 Views


Sneak preview of water documentary offered Saturday

A sneak preview of a documentary film warning of a looming global water shortage will be open to the public in a free showing...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 18, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 4 comments | 4651 Views


Movie Review - I Am Fishead

80 minutes. Released originally in New York on September 11, 2011. Produced and directed by Misha Votruba and Vaclav Dejcmar A...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by Susan, on Sep 13, 2012 at 9:05 am | 4 comments | 4788 Views


Review: '12 Years A Slave'

This is the story of a man: another tale of physical and emotional survival that, unlike "All is Lost" and "Gravity," derives...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 5, 2013 at 1:20 pm | 4 comments | 17821 Views


Review: 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

"The Wolf of Wall Street" charges out of the gate with immediate evidence of Martin Scorsese's skill, abetted by Terence...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 7, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 4 comments | 18681 Views


Movie review: 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

If there were a valid critique to be given of "The Grand Budapest Hotel" -- writer and director Wes Anderson's latest, highly...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2014
Last comment by Lohengrin, on Mar 18, 2014 at 7:13 pm | 4 comments | 18067 Views


Citizen four at the Guild.

The Palo Alto Online review of "Citizenfour" Director...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by J. Adams, on Sep 26, 2016 at 7:42 am | 4 comments | 1360 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

Register Here