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Palo Alto police arrest transient for prowling

Palo Alto police arrested a local transient Thursday morning after a resident reported that he was looking through her apartment...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2011
Last comment by Confused, on Mar 21, 2011 at 7:04 am | 3 comments | 2855 Views

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School board to discuss student survey data

The Palo Alto Board of Education will discuss a raft of student survey data when it meets tonight (March 22). The long-awaited...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Mar 26, 2011 at 8:38 pm | 4 comments | 3245 Views

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Stanford, Packard nurses ratify contract

Stanford and Lucile Packard hospitals nurses voted April 7 to accept a tentative contract hammered out by its union with...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by enough!, on Apr 13, 2011 at 1:11 am | 5 comments | 4572 Views

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Lee Hester's top five 'must read' graphic novels

1. "The Complete Maus: A Survivor's Tale," by Art Spiegelman. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=21674...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3136 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Kelly McGonigal

Stanford health psychologist Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D., discusses her wide-ranging research and teaching with Lisa Van Dusen...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Inapppropriate style, on Dec 15, 2011 at 11:38 pm | 2 comments | 3965 Views

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Local booksellers' top picks for 2011

With the holiday season upon us, the Palo Alto Weekly asked local booksellers Kepler's and Books Inc. to recommend their...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2011
Last comment by moi, on Dec 4, 2011 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 4684 Views

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A King remembrance in black and white

The faces staring out from 10 photographs at Stanford's Tresidder Memorial Union lounge seem eternal; as alive today as they...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Fischer, on Jan 16, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 3288 Views

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Palo Alto architect Jack Rominger dies

Jack Rominger, a longtime Palo Alto community member, died of a heart attack April 28 while traveling in Italy. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 23, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 3347 Views

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Artist, surgeon team up to illustrate medical techniques

As a longtime medical illustrator, Chris Gralapp has collaborated with many physicians. One of the most frequent copilots...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by persuasive speech , on Jun 11, 2012 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 7921 Views

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Diekroeger blasts Stanford to nonconference victory

==B College baseball == Menlo School grad Kenny Diekroeger hit a home run and doubled twice to support Garrett Hughes' four-hitter...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by unanimus, on Apr 12, 2012 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 3351 Views

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Menlo-Atherton grad behind the scenes of Facebook's IPO

When Tom Wirth graduated from Menlo-Atherton High School in 1975, not many people outside California had heard of Menlo Park....

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by musical, on May 22, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 7 comments | 2511 Views

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Best Of Palo Alto 2012

On Your Mark ... Get Set ... Vote! In this year's Best Of we cheer the Olympian businesses that champion the Palo Alto area...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2012
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Smoking gun

"Golden Holocaust: Origins of the Cigarette Catastrophe and the Case for Abolition" by Robert N. Proctor; University of California...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 23, 2012 at 5:47 pm | 9 comments | 35705 Views

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Old, but still kicking

"Old Ladies," by Nancy Huddleston Packer, John Daniel & Company, McKinleyville, Ca., 174 pp., $15 Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Earline Reid, on Nov 25, 2014 at 9:37 am | 3 comments | 6602 Views

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Book Talk

<B>SUMMER SOIREE ... </B>As a kick-off to the Oct. 5-13 San Francisco Litquake, four authors will mingle and chat at the...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by Vidya, on Sep 6, 2012 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 3183 Views

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Murphy plays solid at linebacker and that's no bull

==BI Stanford football notebook == Trent Murphy went up against an 800-pound cow and lived to tell the story. Some 300-pound...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 25, 2012 at 7:07 pm | 2 comments | 2923 Views

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Tomorrow's events (Dec. 6)

[http://www.keplers.com/event/robin-sloan Author talk: 'Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore'] A tale of global conspiracy,...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by LVK, on Dec 5, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 2540 Views

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A world of cooking

This year we have chosen a smorgasbord of cookbooks. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18054...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Dec 5, 2012 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 3164 Views

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Vallejo Man Injured in East Palo Alto shooting

Police in East Palo Alto are investigating a shooting that took place early Sunday morning. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=28304...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Raymond, on Jan 21, 2013 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 2511 Views

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New interest in book inspired by sensational Stanford murder

A novel inspired by a sensational 1933 murder on Stanford's Faculty Row is the subject of Stanford's "Another Look" Book...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on Feb 5, 2013 at 11:34 pm | 1 comment | 18091 Views
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