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Palo Alto looks to repeat last year's football success

Paly coach Nelson Gifford was asked if he thought his current team could be as good as last year’s team, which went 10-2...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Aug 18, 2019 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 1658 Views

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One dies in collision between box truck and fire truck, blocking southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto

All lanes of southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto are closed and one man died after a box truck rear-ended a Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 5, 2019 at 8:13 pm | 24 comments | 6496 Views

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Henry M. Gunn High School

Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2019/05/30/henry-m-gunn-high-school posted Thursday, May 30,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1664 Views

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Short Story Contest: Journeys of self discovery

While the first-place winners of this year's Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest submitted pieces that were vastly different,...

Original post made on May. 25, 2019
Last comment by Patty Fewer, on May 29, 2019 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 1045 Views

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Library nonprofit turns to rare and vintage vinyl for Saturday fundraiser

Henry Yu and Frank McConnell have spent the last two months sorting through boxes and crates filled with vinyl records. Read...

Original post made on May. 9, 2019
Last comment by 78, on May 10, 2019 at 3:53 pm | 5 comments | 4078 Views

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A new chapter begins at Paly library

There was visible awe and excitement on the faces of Palo Alto High School students as they flooded into their brand-new...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2019
Last comment by Experienced, on Feb 21, 2019 at 1:42 pm | 10 comments | 5583 Views

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What's open, closed on Presidents Day

A list of local and regional services that will be unavailable or operating on a modified schedule due to Presidents Day...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2019
Last comment by EZ Street, on Feb 16, 2019 at 1:02 pm | 4 comments | 3155 Views

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Storm causes power outage, minor pooling of water

Despite local agencies' warnings that a storm Wednesday could cause flash floods and dangerous winds, Palo Alto weathered...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Jan 17, 2019 at 8:04 pm | 9 comments | 3501 Views

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Cardinal women on watch list for soccer's Hermann Trophy

Menlo School grad Jaye Boissiere and Sacred Heart Prep grad Tierna Davidson are among five Stanford women's soccer players...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1451 Views

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Palo Alto chided for 'bad faith' negotiations with utility workers

The city of Palo Alto failed to negotiate in "good faith" during its extended contract talks with a recently formed labor...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2018
Last comment by Peninsula Commuter, on Aug 9, 2018 at 2:31 pm | 31 comments | 5585 Views

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Crossroads Community Church offers respite

Sacred Space Coworking at Crossroads Community Church in Palo Alto offers a place for building relationships, working and...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2018
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 27, 2018 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 5803 Views

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Webcast: Bad Blood: Book exposes Theranos' alleged fraud

Weekly journalists discuss a new book that unveils the alleged fraud by Theranos' former CEO Elizabeth Holmes and former...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 19, 2018 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 5714 Views

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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 | 3292 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
There are no comments yet. 1507 Views

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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
There are no comments yet. 2189 Views

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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 | 10093 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 | 5786 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
There are no comments yet. 2075 Views

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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 | 3722 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 | 1144 Views
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