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Palo Alto football: A new chapter unfolding this fall

Palo Alto grad Nelson Gifford is set to write a new chapter for the Vikings football program this fall. It's a challenge...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2018
Last comment by Clipping Path, on Jul 19, 2018 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 3598 Views

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Art + live music

The Pacific Art League's current exhibition, "The Great American West," features landscapes celebrating the beauty of the...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2018
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Music@Menlo tours 'Creative Capitals'

This year's Music@Menlo festival takes audiences on a musical voyage to seven European cultural hubs, featuring chamber music...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2018
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Was the Stanford Prison Experiment a sham? A Q&A with the writer who exposed the celebrated study

In his sharply-reported article, "The Lifespan of a Lie," journalist Ben Blum lays out why the Stanford Prison Experiment...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2018
Last comment by placebo effect, on Jul 5, 2018 at 11:43 am | 7 comments | 10878 Views

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'Breaking the silence' on youth mental health

A group of local high school students have penned a book that documents anecdotes and advice on mental health from both themselves...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2018
Last comment by creating mental helath, on Jun 14, 2018 at 8:52 am | 5 comments | 6190 Views

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Home front: design workshop; art fair; Mother's Day bouquet

A roundup of local home and garden news and events, including a design workshop and Mountain View's art fair. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 7, 2018
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In sickness and in health

The intersection of medicine, ethics and existentialism, which forms the basis for the new play "Homo Ex Machina," is of...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2018
Last comment by Yer_Gramma, on Apr 27, 2018 at 11:54 pm | 5 comments | 4172 Views

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Book Talk

<B><B>SILICON VALLEY'S 'SOPHIA'...</B> Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2018/03/16/book-talk...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2018
Last comment by Constance L. Vincent, on Mar 19, 2018 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 1257 Views

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Cardinal corner: Men earn victories in several sports

The second-ranked Stanford men's gymnastics team opened the season with an impressive showcase with a dominant 402.150 team...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2018
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A pacifist's first-hand look at war

Pvt. Ned Crawford never aspired to serve in the military or fight in a war. But while working as a telephone lineman and...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2017
Last comment by Lora Smith, on Nov 25, 2017 at 6:56 pm | 2 comments | 2192 Views

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First Person: A conversation with David Kelley, founder of IDEO and Stanford d.school

David Kelley, founder of IDEO and the Stanford d.school talks with First Person host Lisa Van Dusen about his mission to...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2017
Last comment by Andy, on Nov 7, 2017 at 4:22 pm | 3 comments | 7324 Views

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Start-up incubator opens downtown

Running a fledgling start-up company out of a garage may sound romantic, but local entrepreneur Saeed Amidi has a different...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
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A&E Digest

<B><B>ART CENTER AWARDED $88,000 ... </B>Thanks to a grant from the <B>Institute of Museum and Library Services</B>, the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
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Second half rally lifts UCLA past Stanford in MPSF water polo

Top-ranked and regular-season champion UCLA scored three unanswered goals in the second half to beat No. 2 Stanford 6-3 in...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2017
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Behind the Headlines: summer movies preview

On this week's Behind the Headlines, movie critic Peter Canavese joins the Weekly's Gennady Sheyner and Anna Medina for a...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2017
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Juratovac maintains winning attitude

Gunn grad Adam Juratovac, a former all-section left tackle who played in college and professionally, understands the post-athletic...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
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Increasingly valuable real estate going to third parties

While most homes are bought by individuals or families, others are sold to development companies, property managers or sometimes...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2017
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Palo Alto police seek man who exposed himself

A woman who reported a man exposed himself to her and her dog in Palo Alto on Wednesday was able to get a picture of his...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 9, 2017 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 3336 Views

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Even more gold for Stanford Olympians Manuel, Ledecky

Stanford's Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky each earned prestigious hardware at the 2016 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2017
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VIDEO: Harvard report on special education

Palo Alto school district Superintendent Max McGee and Board of Education Trustee Ken Dauber join education reporter Elena...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2017
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Short story writers wanted!

The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category. Sponsored by Kepler's Books, Linden Tree Books and Bell's Books.

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