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Valentine's progress

This Feb. 14, ditch the box of chocolates and flowers for a plan to hop from one restaurant to another for food and drink. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by Lovely!, on Feb 16, 2017 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 3781 Views


San Mateo County sues Lehman Brothers

San Mateo County has filed a lawsuit against executives of the Lehman Bros. investment firm, which went bankrupt in September...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1913 Views


Stanford is shopping for new firefighting services

Stanford University is looking around for a new provider of firefighting services, a move that could transform or even end...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2017
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A feast for the season

Local photographer and cookbook author Erin Gleeson of "The Forest Feast" shares recipes and hosting tips for the holidays. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2016
Last comment by Wendy TKO, on Nov 21, 2016 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 3980 Views


Book Talk

Read the full story here posted Thursday, October 27, 2016, 9:13...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Dot Kostriken, on Oct 28, 2016 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 1918 Views


Brain magic

James Doty, a professor of neurosurgery at Stanford University and director of the Center of Compassion and Altruism Research...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Oct 22, 2016 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 7888 Views


Sabaa Tahir spins a multifaceted tale

Though it's only been a few weeks since local New York Times bestselling author Sabaa Tahir's release of her second book,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2016
Last comment by Nina Chung, on Oct 13, 2016 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 3065 Views


Steve Young's autobiography

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Original post made by steve on Oct. 3, 2016
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Bike Connection wins Palo Alto Little League city tourney title

==BI Of local note== Palo Alto Little League wrapped up its regular season in baseball with its annual City Tournament that...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Bob Gunderson, on Sep 24, 2016 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 3598 Views


More 'Easy' detective work

Life rarely goes smoothly for Ezekial "Easy" Rawlins. Chaos, racism and tragedy are part of the package of being a fictional...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2011 Views


Sales at a glance: Homes sell for $600,000 to $8.5 million

Palo Alto area real estate recently sold for between $600,000 and $8.5 million, according to this week's column. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
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Summer baseball options differ without Legion this season

Summer baseball for the high school boys, and older, on the Peninsula took a serious hit when American Legion Baseball's...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3108 Views


PHOTOS: A night to remember

Teen girls staying at Ronald McDonald House at Stanford got the full beauty treatment before attending the Lucile Packard...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2862 Views


Cardinal golfer McNealy to take a summer break

Stanford junior All-American golfer Maverick McNealy will bow out of this year's Arnold Palmer Cup while taking a break from...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
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Vlasta Diamant reads from her memoir "Socialism v. Santa" at Avenidas, 9.15.,3-4pm

It's a journey to a postwar, socialist Yugoslavia, people, events, humor – unique, its humanness – universal! Also a...

Original post made by Vlasta Diamant on Aug. 27, 2016
There are no comments yet. 654 Views


Book Talk

Palo Alto High School graduate releases a collection of short stories about life and love, Harry Potter fans celebrate release...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Sue Rubenstein DeMasi, on Jul 31, 2016 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 2753 Views


Utsumi brings attention to women's water polo history

Kyle Utsumi, who will begin a new chapter in his life this fall as an eighth-grade teacher at Woodside Priory, completed...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Member, on Jul 23, 2016 at 8:41 am | 2 comments | 7527 Views


Movements with a message

The stories of disabled veterans and the plight of marine wildlife will be portrayed on stage this weekend, when Stanford...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Fathers Day Poems from Daughter, on Jun 16, 2016 at 7:04 am | 1 comment | 1490 Views


BookBuyers leaving downtown Mountain View, seeks new home

BookBuyers, the used bookstore that has been a mainstay in downtown Mountain View for more than 25 years, will be closing...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 14, 2016 at 7:51 am | 16 comments | 7893 Views


'The Skeleth' continues epic tale of battle against otherworldly evil

<B>"The Skeleth" by Matthew Jobin: Penguin Young Readers Group, 2016; 400 pages; $10.22 Read the full story here

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3746 Views
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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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