By Sherry Listgarten
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About this blog: Climate change, despite its outsized impact on the planet, is still an abstract concept to many of us. That needs to change. My hope is that readers of this blog will develop a better understanding of how our climate is evolving a... (More)
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Electric Mashups (+ Quiz!)
Apr 7, 2019 6:17 am
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Utilities across the state have been told to lower emissions and use more renewable power sources. How are they doing? It’s surprisingly fun to look at the... More
If you do nothing else, do These Three Things
Apr 21, 2019 6:13 am
Comments: 51 | Views: 6,667
The bad news: The Earth is sick, and getting sicker. The good news: We know how to make it better, and we can all help!
Earth Day is this Monday (April 22), so... More
A Power Play
May 19, 2019 5:50 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 6,662
One of the amazing things about the power grid is that when you flip on a light switch, the power for the light is generated right then. There is no “pool”... More
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Los Altos's State of Mind opening NYC-inspired pizza shop in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 16 comments | 8,275 views
Flying: How much is enough? It's personal.
By Sherry Listgarten | 12 comments | 2,809 views
Wait, wait – we’re working on it
By Diana Diamond | 18 comments | 2,461 views
My Pet Peeves
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 7 comments | 1,911 views
Goodbye toy stores
By Cheryl Bac | 7 comments | 1,214 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.