Published September 17, 2019

Uneven Ground

Part III: Chasing equity in a changing climate

Kate Bradshaw | The Almanac
Published September 10, 2019

Uneven Ground

Part II: Navigating Food Deserts and Swamps

Kate Bradshaw | The Almanac
Published September 4, 2019

Uneven Ground

How unequal land use harms communities in southern San Mateo County

Kate Bradshaw
Published July 30, 2019

Troubled Water

Local water company faces allegations of election fraud and company mismanagement

By Kate Bradshaw / The Almanac
Published July 12, 2019

Four wheels. Cramped quarters. But no rent. Why people are living in RVs on Palo Alto's El Camino Real.

Some call their RV a home away from home, but others say it's all they have

Palo Alto Online
Published June 21, 2019

He was a married hospital technician and a Boy Scouts leader. Was former Palo Alto resident John Getreu also a serial killer?

Living in Midtown in the 1970s, Getreu's criminal past was unknown; now he stands accused of the cold-case murders of two women on Stanford land

Palo Alto Online
Published June 7, 2019

Captured in a Click

2019 Peninsula Photo Contest winners give exposure to the world around them

Best in Show Adult Winner | Natural World “Seagull Side-Eye” | by Debbie Cooper
Palo Alto Online
Published May 31, 2019

Student speakers deliver messages of triumph during Paly graduation

Families and friends pack quad to celebrate the Class of 2019

Palo Alto Online
Published May 31, 2019

In Gunn graduation speeches, students drop their 'excellent facades,' urge vulnerability

Class of 2019 speakers called on peers to embrace rather than fear failure and imperfection

Palo Alto Online
Published May 3, 2019

Legacy makers

 Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement honorees

Palo Alto Online
Published April 26, 2019

It started here

 A timeline of Palo Alto’s journey into the 21st century  

Published April 12, 2019

A journey of 9,500 miles. Why recyclables are heading overseas to Asia.

Palo Alto rethinks how to dispose of its waste because of environmental problems overseas

Palo Alto Online
Published December 21, 2018

The year in photos

A look back at 2018, month by month

Palo Alto Online
Published December 14, 2018

100 years of Paly

Alumni from throughout the decades reflect on transformative school experiences

Palo Alto Online
Published October 12, 2018

Meet the Ravenswood school board candidates 

Nine vie for three seats on East Palo Alto board

Palo Alto Online
Published October 5, 2018

East Palo Alto City Council candidates 2018

Seven are running for two seats in Nov. 6 election

Palo Alto Online
Published July 27, 2018

Young and homeless in Silicon Valley

Experts say youth homelessness is reaching a crisis

Palo Alto Online
Published July 27, 2018

A vibrant life

Struck with Lou Gehrig’s disease, a Palo Alto man and his wife vow to transcend their circumstances

Palo Alto Online
Published July 27, 2018

Powered by passion

Ferraiolo’s book rallies citizens to create a ‘true democracy’

Palo Alto Online
Published July 27, 2018

Treating ALS patients

The prognosis is terminal, but new research offers hope

Palo Alto Online
Published June 8, 2018

Peninsula Photo Contest 2018

A new perspective on everyday life   

Palo Alto Online
Published May 4, 2018

Paying it forward

Meet this year's Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement honorees

Palo Alto Online
Published April 27, 2018

The future is female

Meet the women cooking at and running the restaurants of the Midpeninsula

Palo Alto Online
Published March 9, 2018

Beating the odds

How Palo Alto's fastest-growing startups went from pipe dreams to success

Story by Eric He | Photos by Veronica Weber
Palo Alto Online
Published February 23, 2018

The hidden hazards of Buckeye Creek

Palo Alto eyes ways to curb erosion, protect utilities in Foothills Park

Palo Alto Online
Published February 9, 2018

The meaning of 'middle class'

Palo Alto Online
Published December 29, 2017

Quotes to remember

As 2017 comes to a close,  we recall what Palo Altans said — and why

As 2017 comes to a close, we recall what Palo Altans said — and why
Palo Alto Online
Published August 11, 2017

Inside Cubberley

Why the community center attracts more than 600,000 visitors annually

Palo Alto Online
Published July 18, 2017

Detroit dethroned?

How Silicon Valley is inventing the future of cars

Palo Alto Online
Published July 14, 2017

Guardians of the code

Palo Alto Online
Published May 23, 2017

Comprehensive Plan coming into focus

City leaders set vision for Palo Alto in 2030

Palo Alto Online | Photos by Veronica Weber
Published May 5, 2017

Meet Palo Alto’s change-makers

Seven honored with Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement awards

This year's Annual Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement honorees, from left, are Marian Mandell, Dexter Dawes, Judy Sleeth, Terry Winograd, Carol Winograd, Ruth Chippendale and George Chippendale. The annual award recognizes community members 65 or older who have distinguished themselves as deeply committed to public service.
Palo Alto Online
Published April 29, 2017

Housing for good

In 2006, a Palo Alto group started housing the homeless. Here's how that radical experiment turned out.

Palo Alto Online
Published April 29, 2017

Housing for good: Making the finances work

New funding mechanism could pay for needed services at the Opportunity Center

Palo Alto Online
Published January 12, 2017

On chasing criminals, race relations and being the chief

Retiring Palo Alto Police Chief Dennis Burns looks back on his 35-year career

Palo Alto Online
Published June 9, 2015

Announcing the Winners of the 29th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest

Published June 4, 2015

Taking the roads less traveled

Portraits by Veronica Weber | Stories by Elena Kadvany