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Simone de Muñoz was writing a novel about a hypothetical virus — and then COVID hit

In 2019, Simone de Muñoz did a fair amount of research about viruses and pandemics to make the premise of "Manflu" as plausible...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2021
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Stanford baseball eliminated from College World Series on final pitch

The Stanford baseball team lost a chance to advance in the College World Series in a most frustrating way. Vanderbilt scored...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2021
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Theater review: Los Altos Stage's 'The Mercy Seat' is mesmerizing, unrelenting

This powerfully performed play offers a window into the tough choices men and women make, or avoid, amid difficult times....

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2021
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Palo Alto's Kim jumps to new heights at CCS track and field finals

Palo Alto senior Aaron Kim became only the sixth 7-foot high jumper in Central Coast Section track and field history and...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2021
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Palo Alto selects new city clerk

Palo Alto has concluded its search for a new city clerk, with the City Council preparing to name Lesley Milton on Monday...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2021
Last comment by PA Community Advocate, on Jun 19, 2021 at 7:28 pm | 2 comments | 5531 Views

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Sacred Heart Prep girls celebrate CCS lacrosse title on their home turf

Sacred Heart Prep claimed the first-ever Central Coast Section girls lacrosse championship, beating Mitty 13-1 on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2021
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Palo Alto High's baseball season ends in the CCS semifinals

This year's Palo Alto High baseball team played one final game together in the semifinals of the Central Coast Section Division...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2021
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Hot weather leads to heat advisory, Spare the Air alert in Bay Area

Sweltering temperatures have placed the Bay Area under a heat advisory and Spare the Air alert. A flex alert has also been...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2021
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Police auditor to vet cases in which Palo Alto officers point guns

Palo Alto moved Monday to further expand the purview of its independent police auditor when the City Council directed the...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2021
Last comment by Jim Jeffries, on Jun 17, 2021 at 8:51 am | 2 comments | 3821 Views

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Out of this world: Pace makes space for painter's cosmic landscapes

Damian Loeb's work is informed by photography, cinematography and the appropriation of images found in such far-flung places...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2021
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Stanford prepares to reopen outdoor campus spaces to the public

After nine and a half months of tightly controlled access to its campus, Stanford University on Wednesday, June 16, will...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2021
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Freeway closure back on again to install new bridge over U.S. Highway 101

The new bridge over U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto is scheduled to go up this weekend, which will require a segment of the...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2021
Last comment by Buford Lange, on Jun 13, 2021 at 5:28 pm | 4 comments | 8582 Views

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A journey through the Peninsula cheesesteak scene, as told by a Philly native

On the Peninsula, some restaurants pledge authenticity to the cheesesteak by importing their rolls from the East Coast and...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2021
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Sacred Heart Prep boys reach title game of CCS Division IV basketball

Aidan Braccia scored a career-high 34 points in helping Sacred Heart Prep beat Scotts Valley 90-48 in the semifinals of the...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2021
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Live jazz, classical, comedy and more will come to Frost Amphitheater this summer

After a successful spring of screening films al fresco at Frost Amphitheater, Stanford Live is ready to take the next step...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2021
Last comment by , on Jun 11, 2021 at 1:51 am | 1 comment | 4857 Views

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Caps off to the class of 2021: A roundup of stories, photos

As the graduating seniors on the Midpeninsula bid farewell to high school, we've captured their final moments on campus through...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Jun 3, 2021 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 10097 Views

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City, transit agencies announce closures, schedule changes for Memorial Day

The city of Palo Alto and transportation agencies serving the area are slowly resuming normal operations as COVID-19 health...

Original post made on May. 30, 2021
Last comment by Angie, on May 31, 2021 at 7:37 pm | 1 comment | 4743 Views

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Despite extra shots, Mountain View's mass vaccination site remains packed to the brim

Smaller COVID-19 vaccination centers elsewhere in Santa Clara County, including Mountain View, are still overloaded and capped...

Original post made on May. 20, 2021
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Stanford reverses course, saves 11 sports that were set for chopping block

After a controversial decision to cut nearly a third of its varsity sports teams last year, Stanford University has walked...

Original post made on May. 19, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on May 19, 2021 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 4537 Views

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Fuel spill into Matadero Creek prompts concerns about environmental damage

Palo Alto residents and environmental advocates warned Monday that last week's fuel spill into Matadero Creek may hurt local...

Original post made on May. 11, 2021
Last comment by blah, on May 12, 2021 at 10:53 am | 6 comments | 4834 Views
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