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Science and math shine at 2016 Breakthrough Prize awards

It's not often you get to see actor B. J. Novak, tech investor Yuri Milner and former CIA director David Patraeus together....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Nov 10, 2015 at 5:06 pm | 3 comments | 2943 Views

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Last train to Palo Alto

The train whistle hooted in Eric Struck's backyard as 15 railroad cars made their way out of the station, wheels chugging...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 3 comments | 6278 Views

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Our beautiful backyard

Photographs now on view at the Environmental Volunteers EcoCenter gallery showcase the flora and fauna of Stanford University's...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
Last comment by Elizabeth Schwyzer, on Dec 11, 2015 at 10:13 am | 3 comments | 588 Views

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261 Hamilton Remodel Complete and it is STUNNING!

After what seems like an eternity of generically modern new buildings popping up all over Palo Alto, I was elated to see...

Original post made by Olenka Villarreal on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by Missing University Art, on Dec 19, 2015 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 430 Views

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Road rage incident in Palo Alto leads to armed robbery in Atherton

What started as a road rage incident in Palo Alto ended with an armed robbery of four people in Atherton, police said. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 30, 2015 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 3947 Views

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Mountain View, nearby cities lay out plan for new sales tax

A new sales tax to improve the South Bay's transportation woes won't go to voters until the end of the year, but officials...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Nothing, on Jan 27, 2016 at 4:42 pm | 3 comments | 2390 Views

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Palo Alto-based VMware to cut more than 200 jobs

Palo Alto-based cloud infrastructure company VMware announced that it will cut 219 jobs in Palo Alto, according to a document...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Marc, on May 19, 2016 at 12:39 pm | 3 comments | 3695 Views

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Earthquake warning prototype discussed at White House summit

A White House summit on earthquake preparedness Tuesday included an extensive discussion of a new early warning system that...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Feb 4, 2016 at 10:48 pm | 3 comments | 2509 Views

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Hillary Clinton will be in Atherton Feb. 21

February is proving to be a busy month for high-profile visitors to Atherton, including a political fundraising visit from...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Brian, on Feb 8, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 3 comments | 3677 Views

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police activity this morning

At the corner of El Camino Real and Charleston at the Jiffy Lube 8:12am today 2/25/2016 One police car pulled over on El...

Original post made by Joe on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by JerryM, on Feb 25, 2016 at 3:29 pm | 3 comments | 318 Views

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'Winter Spare the Air' season ends

The Bay Area "Winter Spare the Air" season ended this week with only one wood-burning ban issued during the entire season,...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Why?, on Mar 4, 2016 at 10:34 am | 3 comments | 353 Views

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Community Notebook: Palo Alto meeting to focus on Embarcadero Road improvements

The City of Palo Alto is hosting a second community meeting on Tuesday, March 15, to gather input from the public for the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Please!, on Mar 15, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 3 comments | 1699 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Jeff Dean, senior fellow at Google Research

Jeff Dean, senior fellow at Google Research, talks with Lisa Van Dusen about deep neural networks, detecting cats and dabbling...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2016
Last comment by GoodStuff, on Mar 22, 2016 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 3850 Views

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Community Notebook: Simitian to host 'sidewalk office hours'

Community members can chat with Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian about local issues during Simitian's "sidewalk...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Que Pasa?, on Mar 30, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 3 comments | 1893 Views

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A bawdy swashbuckler

TheatreWorks brings us the regional premiere of a new translation of Edmond Rostand's classic play, "Cyrano," breathing fresh...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2016
Last comment by Bob March, on Apr 21, 2016 at 7:25 pm | 3 comments | 1800 Views

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Police: East Palo Alto woman arrested for setting fire to RV

A 31-year-old East Palo Alto woman was arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire on Sunday, May 1, that caused minor...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on May 5, 2016 at 1:44 pm | 3 comments | 2443 Views

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Rethinking 'Madama Butterfly'

In wrapping up its 60th season with the most performed opera in the world's repertory, it would have been easy to replay...

Original post made on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by KKane, on May 30, 2016 at 4:01 pm | 3 comments | 1092 Views

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How fab can prefab be?

Most house tours offer an opportunity to check out picture-perfect interior designs and architecture. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by CarolB, on Jun 24, 2016 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 988 Views

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Real Estate Matters: High-end homes staying on market longer

A recent Bloomberg report reveals some shifts in the real estate market for higher-end homes in Palo Alto, pointing to an...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by TearerDowner, 11 hours ago | 3 comments | 548 Views

MOVIES

9-11 Press for Truth Premieres at Spangenberg Oct 27th

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Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Oct. 12, 2006
Last comment by Andrew, on Nov 12, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 8030 Views
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