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Man convicted of murder for 2011 East Palo Alto shooting

A 31-year-old man has been convicted of first-degree murder for a fatal shooting in East Palo Alto in 2011, San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2022
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SLAC researchers scan 600-year-old documents for clues about first printing presses

While scientists at SLAC typically look to the future, this time they're looking at the past by comparing the world's early...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2022
Last comment by Barron Parker Too, on Aug 15, 2022 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 4901 Views

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How Stanford med student Grace D. Li is handling becoming a bestselling author overnight

Inspired by the real thefts of Chinese art from European museums, Stanford medical student Grace Li's "Portrait of a Thief"...

Original post made on May. 28, 2022
Last comment by Shirley 'Mac', on May 28, 2022 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 5299 Views

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Summer movie lineup offers hope for theaters, something for everyone

Summer film season is back, with big-scale action and family movies but also counter-programming for those seeking something...

Original post made on May. 27, 2022
Last comment by Jack, on May 27, 2022 at 7:23 am | 1 comment | 3874 Views

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Spring Real Estate 2022: A look at local market trends, bidding wars and real estate in the post-COVID era

The spring real estate market is here -- and so is our annual Spring Home & Real Estate magazine, which takes a look at this...

Original post made on May. 23, 2022
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Executive director of Kepler's popular speaker series is stepping down

Jean Forstner is stepping down from Kepler's Literary Foundation as executive director after leading its community programs...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2022
Last comment by Just Sayin', on Mar 10, 2022 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 3841 Views

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Vaccinations of children against COVID could start next week

COVID-19 vaccines could be available for 5- to 11-year-olds as early as Nov. 3 if the CDC approves emergency authorization,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2021
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Retired judge LaDoris Cordell reflects on a her legal career and the court system in new memoir

Across her long and notable career, retired Palo Alto Judge LaDoris Hazzard Cordell has been known for many firsts. She's...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2021
Last comment by Jamie , on Oct 25, 2021 at 5:11 pm | 4 comments | 10175 Views

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The Zoppé Family Circus carries on a centuries-old tradition

Having survived multiple wars and two pandemics, the Zoppé Circus is celebrating its 12th anniversary in Redwood City, with...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2021
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Eagles soar past Mountain View in key matchup

Seniors Emma Symon and Leigh Doyas each recorded four kills in the third set and Los Altos made a statement, winning against...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2021
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Menlo-Atherton airs it out in PAL football win over HMB

Matt MacLeod threw three touchdowns and rushed for a score in helping Menlo-Atherton open PAL Bay Division play with a wild...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2021
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Opinion: What most environmentalists don't know can hurt us

Global warming is a serious issue and environmentalists are trying their best to be helpful. But good intentions do not automatically...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 9, 2021 at 9:12 am | 18 comments | 11785 Views

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As bidding wars cool, is a Peninsula housing crash on the way?

As we roll through summer, many families are finally getting away for their first vacation since 2020. With fewer active...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2021
Last comment by Kurt_G, on Oct 6, 2021 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 24739 Views

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Silicon Valley Sculpture brings a unique perspective to second outing

The second annual Silicon Valley Sculpture fair takes place Sept. 24-26 at Menlo College in Atherton, featuring works by...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2021
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New book aims to encourage children to develop resilience, inner strength

With her children's book "Lioness E," Palo Alto author and activist Evelyne Keomian wants to encourage an important skill...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2021
Last comment by PA Female Resident, on Sep 23, 2021 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 4883 Views

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Last-minute lineup change doesn't bother Castilleja in tennis win

Despite a last-minute lineup change, Castilleja girls tennis won its third straight match, edging Woodside 4-3 in nonleague...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
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Tears, hugs and masks as parents send their children back to school

There were tears from parents and kindergartners alike as elementary students in the Ravenswood City School District started...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2021
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Cibele's Ice Cream brings fresh fruit and frozen treats to Menlo Park

Be it sweet, savory, spicy or sour, Cibele's Ice Cream caters to just about any little craving you might have. The team brings...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2021
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In person or online — why not both? Arts groups offer full schedules and multiple viewing options this fall

Fall 2021 may not be unfolding as we all expected just a few heady months ago, but local arts groups have ensured that the...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2021
Last comment by , on Aug 29, 2021 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 7900 Views

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Get in gear for bike nonprofit's fundraising sale

The Silicon Valley Bike Exchange holds a fundraising sale Aug. 29 with a large selection of refurbished bikes, gently used...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2021
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