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California Avenue construction hits merchants hard
Merchants who are struggling through the dust and noise of the California Avenue Streetscape Project have lost as much as... Last comment 37 minutes ago | 23 comments

Shop Talk: Grocer Miki Werness may make a comeback
Four new hotels scheduled to open, grocer Miki Werness is part of College Terrace Centre deal and the Nike store reopens. Read... Last comment 5 hours ago | 12 comments

VA tree-clearing taking place near Bol Park in Palo Alto
Joggers, cyclists and residents in the Barron Park neighborhood are concerned about a tree-clearing project that has removed... Last comment 5 hours ago | 14 comments

Businesses to drive city's new traffic-fighting nonprofit
As Palo Alto prepares to launch new shuttles, impose downtown parking restrictions and offer other incentives for commuters... Last comment 6 hours ago | 21 comments

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"SAP hosts GIRLsmarts4tech"
The SAP Palo Alto office turned into a workspace for 60 middle schoolers last week who were there for GIRLsmarts4tech, a workshop on computer science and technology. The girls had a packed day with hands-on sessions about making music on their computers, creating web pages, programming games, and even designing user interfaces. The aim was to jump-start students' interest in computer science by getting them to see the technology behind the things they use every day. Photo by Cheryl Allison. Submitted by Arunima Kumar on Oct 23, 2014

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Palo Alto seeks to shield retailers from office boom
Seeking to protect neighborhood-serving retailers from the recent boom in office development, Palo Alto is considering a range of new zoning policies, including ones that would restrict commercial densities downtown and limit chain stores on California Avenue. Friday, 7:37 AM | 19 comments

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Seniors help Stanford extend program record winning streak
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No. 3 Stanford extended its program-best winning streak to 11 games and claimed the NorPac West regular season title Friday with a 2-1 victory over visiting UC Davis. In Corvallis, the top-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team extended its winning streak to 21 with a 25-17, 22-25, 26-24, 25-15 win at Oregon State on Friday.
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Cardinal women second, men third at Pac-12 cross country

Stanford's Richards a national scholar-athlete winner

Gunn water polo teams finish off historic 12-0 league seasons

LaBonta's overtime goal is as good as gold for Cardinal

McCaffrey doing a good job following in father's footsteps

Trio of local girls teams face year's toughest polo challenge


Whole star Whole star Whole star
Alejandro González Iñárritu's "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" may be something less than the sum of its dazzling parts, but it is a sight to behold and an entertaining, cultural zeitgeist-y farce of life as an actor in the ti...... Read the full review

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