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Press earns Pac-10's weekly award

Stanford junior forward Christen Press was named Pac-10 women's soccer Player of the Week on Tuesday. Press earned the honor...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
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Fire burns 3,500-square-foot Atherton home

Investigators were at a 3,500-square-foot home in Atherton Saturday afternoon trying to determine was caused a fire there,...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
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A compilation of video content from the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online staff. Read the full story here

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 13, 2009 at 5:57 am | 2 comments | 3404 Views


Know Knew Books could be in its final chapter

The sign spells out Know Knew Books' bleak economic state in big red letters, amid the window display of books, action figurines...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by Andrew, on Oct 18, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 3370 Views


Plan approved for offices at historic church

The historic Christian Science church in downtown Palo Alto will be preserved, renovated and transformed into an office building...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 13, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 4 comments | 3189 Views


Palo Altan uncovers Slovenia

For Palo Alto resident and attorney Jacqueline Widmar Stewart, publishing a book about her grandparents' homeland of Slovenia...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2010
Last comment by Susan Sachen, on Jan 16, 2010 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 3582 Views


Tomorrow's events (Feb. 3)

[ Music: Brandon Tyler] Sacramento Singer-Songwriter Brandon Tyler performs tomorrow (Feb. 3) at...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
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'Walking tour' book lists Palo Alto historical sites

The Palo Alto Historical Association has published a new book that provides a walking tour of 43 sites of sites of historical...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Apr 11, 2010 at 10:02 am | 19 comments | 7337 Views


Regret me not

From embroidered toilet paper to "Christmas nativity meerkats," is full of intriguing items. Some such creations,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by vale vortex, on Jul 7, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 11 comments | 4502 Views


SPORTS: Stanford women taking a shot at getting even better

As well as the Stanford women's basketball team played through the first two round of the NCAA tournament last weekend, coach...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
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If you can, read this

"If You Can Read This: The Philosophy of Bumper Stickers," by Jack Bowen; Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2010, 221 pages,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2010
Last comment by Attay, on Apr 16, 2010 at 8:15 am | 5 comments | 3704 Views


Esther Clark Park

Large oak trees, wild animals and uninterrupted landscapes define Esther Clark Park, an open 21-acre plot of land located...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by aqdrianna currie, on Apr 23, 2010 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 3941 Views


Residents could get $20,000 for disaster prep

A neighborhoods group is poised to assume a greater role in the City of Palo Alto's disaster planning and could receive a...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Jun 28, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 3 comments | 3208 Views


U.S. women settle for a draw in U-20 World Cup soccer opener

Stanford's Rachel Quon, Teresa Noyola and Courtney Verloo all saw action for the U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team as it...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Help, please, on Jul 17, 2010 at 11:05 am | 7 comments | 4097 Views


Today's events (Aug. 5)

[ Lecture: Yoga and Ecology] Speaker Radhanath Swami gives a lecture on how a...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Sandy, on Aug 6, 2010 at 12:12 am | 1 comment | 3940 Views


Getting the word out

What writer hasn't dreamt of holding that bound volume in hand, relishing the fresh-ink aroma, standing with pride at the...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 8, 2010 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 4222 Views


This Webb splashes into Stanford swimming record books

The Stanford women's swimming team completed an undefeated dual-meet season with its 162-129 victory over host California...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by BUY VIAGRA, on Oct 2, 2010 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 3311 Views


Hundreds line up for former president Jimmy Carter

Hundreds of people lined up Tuesday night (Oct. 26) at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park to exchange a quick smile with former...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Which Carter?, on Oct 29, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 16 comments | 5072 Views


Blanks pleads not guilty to rape, attempted murder

Lionel Blanks Jr., 36, who is accused of the rape, kidnapping and attempted murder of a woman in Palo Alto on May 22, pleaded...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
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Review: 'Extraordinary, Ordinary People' by Condoleezza Rice

One of the defining moments in former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's childhood came during a visit to Santa Claus...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 3, 2010 at 11:19 am | 16 comments | 6581 Views
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