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Palo Alto
Gia Coppola, the latest voice heard from in that ridiculously talented filmmaking family, makes an auspicious directing debut with this teen drama based on stories from a collection by James Franco.
"...The characters in the dreamlike Palo Alto seemingly float in a disassociated state of being,..."

May 30, 2014 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Of a Lifetime
Gregg Rolie, the voice of classic rock, and originally, Journey
"...Born in Seattle, Rolie shipped out to Palo Alto, headquarters of Stanford University, 30 miles south of..."

Sept. 25, 2009 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Watershed AMD Saga Bulldozes On
A favorable City Council ruling brings development closer to reality
"...of his second, no doubt equally swank, abode in Palo Alto, Calif. We'd love to know the response of..."

Nov. 11, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Day Trips: Active Plan, Brownsville
Tropical trail mix comes to the RGV
"...which utilizes a former railroad right-of-way to connect the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park to downtown. The Active..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Austin as Tech Hub: Myth or Reality?
Start-ups abound here in Bat City, but they rarely stick around
"...Since Hewlett-Packard first set up in a garage in Palo Alto in 1939 to the development of household tech..."

Oct. 28, 2016 Screens Feature by Johnny Holden

Journeyman Neal Schon
Definitely progressive fusion rock
"...Shrieve come in, and we were playing down in Palo Alto. The bass player, Nine Year – Bob Woodridge,..."

May 17, 2016 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Austin Film Festival: Memoria
Teens adrift in nihilism from the mind of James Franco
"...multi-hyphenate James Franco, who tackled similar territory in his Palo Alto short story collection (adapted into a 2013 film),..."

Nov. 2, 2015 Screens Post by Steve Davis

Austin Film Festival Announces First Wave of Titles
Lineup drops the latest from Todd Haynes and a Hank Williams biopic
" an adaptation of Franco's collection of short stories, Palo Alto, based on his high school experiences. Also in..."

Aug. 19, 2015 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

Don't Believe the Hype
Local Digiterati on the Good, the Bad, and the Internet in Between
"...that they were transforming the characters of neighborhoods. Downtown Palo Alto was turning into something that looked like Rodeo..."

Jan. 28, 2000 Screens Feature by Jon Lebkowsky

Stompy Jones
"...blew Johnny Hodges on a honeyed stream of golden alto sax, silken smooth and sensuous -- a sound spun..."

April 30, 1999 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Austin Film Festival Announces 25 Film Writers to Watch
Celebrating the voices that start the creative process
"...• Kelly Strathmore: Writer, East Palo Alto..."

May 5, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Music Rolls Out Second Artist List
Wire, Jucee Froot, plus 207 real acts and one Hollywood contrivance
"...Remi Wolf (Palo Alto, CA.)..."

Nov. 13, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Playback: The Return of the Austin Smoking Ban
A decade after the initial smoking ban, local health group hopes to stomp out smoking patios
"...input from health, policy, and community experts, points to Palo Alto, San Jose, Boston, Boulder, and Philadelphia having smoke-free..."

July 22, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Barefoot Dogs
A Mexico City family scatters to the wind when its patriarch goes missing
"...neighborhoods of Austin, an apartment in New York City, Palo Alto, and Madrid. And yet, Ruiz-Camacho deftly makes the..."

May 1, 2015 Arts Feature by Jesse Sublett

Study: Dropout Rates for Blacks Higher in Charters
A new UT study shows black high school students in Texas are three times more likely to drop out from a charter system
"...good charters, and actually taught at the Aspire East Palo Alto Charter School in California. However, he said, "When..."

April 27, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Hate To See Austin go the Way of Other Cities
"...go the way of Boulder, Colo.; Portland, Ore.; and Palo Alto, Calif. where I hear that even city employees..."

March 31, 2012 Postmarks

"...25-year agreements with Houston's Duke Energy Generation Services and Palo Alto, Calif.'s MAP Royalty Inc. for wind-power purchases totaling..."

Sept. 16, 2011 News Feature

TDH: 9/14/11
Wind power contracts blow through council chambers
"...25-year agreements with Houston's Duke Energy Generation Services and Palo Alto's MAP Royalty Inc. for wind-power purchases totaling up..."

Sept. 14, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Drums Across Texas
What does Reagan High's drum line have in common with civil rights? Larry Jackson.
"...and Arizona State in Phoenix; to Los Angeles and Palo Alto, Calif., to tour UCLA, USC, Cal State, and..."

June 17, 2011 Music Feature by Kate X Messer

Grateful Dead + Papa Mali = 7 Walkers
"..."That Sunday we closed the fair down," boasts the Palo Alto, Calif., native. "We played from midnight to 4..."

Nov. 26, 2010 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Carnage, Wrath, and Righteous Waves
What's the story with Doug Dorst's The Surf Guru?
" school at the time; I was living in Palo Alto. They had been living in Durango, Colorado, and..."

July 16, 2010 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Sonidos del Barrio
Part 1, the overview, of Latino music in the Austin mainstream
"...Conjunto Heritage Taller/Conjunto Palo Alto (2pm), Chano Cadena y Su Conjunto (3pm), Ricardo..."

May 1, 2009 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Revving Up for Slow Times
How local entrepreneurs plan to weather the recession
"...but that's a key mistake," advises Sabrina Parsons of Palo Alto Software, in a SCORE "Planning in an Economic..."

Dec. 5, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

In Your Facebook
Do social networking sites strengthen communities or the class divide?
"...and hoodies, living in a barely furnished apartment in Palo Alto, and devoting all his time and attention to..."

Feb. 29, 2008 Screens Feature by Jon Lebkowsky

See Jane Game
Keynote speaker Jane McGonigal wants to change the world
"...researcher with the Institute for the Future, based in Palo Alto, Calif., specializing in collaborative forecasting games. As if..."

Feb. 29, 2008 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Two Towers, Six Years, and 16 Millimeters
The remarkable journey – and uncertain toll – of Steve Bilich's 'Native New Yorker'
"...poetic lyricism. One person who was moved immensely was Palo Alto-based composer William Susman, who offered to compose an..."

Dec. 21, 2007 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Clean-Tech Leaders
"...• Ausra Inc., Palo Alto, Calif.: Developing solar thermal power plants that use..."

May 25, 2007 News Feature

Day Trips
The Waco Mammoth Site tells an amazing story of the prehistoric elephant's natural parenting instincts
"...Area, LBJ National Historical Park, Padre Island National Seashore, Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site, Rio Grande Wild and..."

Oct. 6, 2006 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The Judges
The 14th Annual 'Austin Chronicle' Short Story Contest
"...has also lived in Boston, Toledo, Dublin (Ireland), and Palo Alto. She earned several degrees, including a Ph.D. from..."

Feb. 17, 2006 Books Feature

Our readers talk back.
"...Palo Alto, Calif.Legislators Not Doing Their JobDear Editor,..."

May 13, 2005 Column

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