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Stanford names LaTonia Karr to board of trustees

A San Francisco philanthropist and volunteer has been elected to a five-year term on the Stanford University Board of Trustees....

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by joyous, on Feb 1, 2013 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 2580 Views

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Money's corruption of politics to be theme of talk

The corrupting threat of money to America's democracy will be the theme of a talk by former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold this...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ed, on Aug 19, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 15 comments | 2864 Views

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Palo Alto sends massive office proposal back to drawing board

An ambitious proposal to build a dense office complex next to the AOL building on Page Mill Road received a cool reception...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by belrt, on Feb 9, 2013 at 11:21 am | 14 comments | 13395 Views

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Stanford unveils Mayfield housing project plans

Representatives from Stanford University presented preliminary construction details of the 17-acre Mayfield housing project...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Escondido parent, on Apr 30, 2013 at 3:17 pm | 43 comments | 6273 Views

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Walk-in retail law center to open in Palo Alto

Raj Abhyanker wants to change the public's perception of lawyers, streamline part of the legal process and resurrect the...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Feb 11, 2013 at 2:34 pm | 19 comments | 13391 Views

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This weekend's events (Feb. 9-10)

[http://www.paloaltojcc.org/events/2013/02/09/cultural-arts/musical-journeys-love-s-journey-with-lauren-bandman/ Music: 'Love's...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 7, 2013 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 1539 Views

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Palo Alto fights state mandate for more housing

In what one council member called a fight "for the soul of our city," Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday, Feb. 11, to formally...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 16, 2013 at 7:37 pm | 50 comments | 26796 Views

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Better Place, the electric-car recharging firm, to drive out of Palo Alto

Better Place, a Palo Alto company that in recent years has become synonymous with the city's drive to promote electric vehicles,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Good Hustle, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 19 comments | 2447 Views

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Protesters call on Zuckerberg to 'unfriend ' Christie

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is catching flack for his blossoming friendship with New Jersey's Republican Gov. Chris...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Big Al, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 39 comments | 2273 Views

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Celebrating cultural diversity

When colorful lion dancers appeared at the Barron Park Association Lunar New Year celebration on Feb. 9, the gathering drew...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by How come?, on Feb 15, 2013 at 7:58 am | 2 comments | 2264 Views

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This weekend's events (Feb. 16-17)

[http://www.paphil.org Music: Palo Alto Philharmonic Orchestra concert] The Orchestra will play Glinka's "Overture to Ruslan...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 15, 2013 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 4011 Views

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Meteor spotted Friday likely unrelated to Russia's

Bay Area stargazers caught a glimpse of a meteor over the Peninsula Friday night, Feb. 15, but it probably wasn't related...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 19, 2013 at 3:17 pm | 6 comments | 1887 Views

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Barron Park celebrates cultural diversity

Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood association is creating a series of "Celebrate Cultural Diversity" events to attract...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2013
Last comment by All-American, on Feb 20, 2013 at 10:01 am | 22 comments | 4611 Views

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Train strikes man in Palo Alto

A 22-year-old Palo Alto man was struck and killed by a Union Pacific Railroad Co. freight train Monday night north of Churchill...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by vwflat4driver, on Feb 20, 2013 at 5:05 pm | 17 comments | 2417 Views

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Memorial service for Sam Webster set for Sunday

A memorial service will be held Sunday for Palo Alto businessman and community booster Sam Webster, who died early Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Siobhan Rhea Surraco, on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:45 pm | 17 comments | 9347 Views

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Oliver Stone to present film at Stanford

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone will present his new documentary, "The Bomb," in a free public showing at Stanford...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 27, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 26 comments | 5451 Views

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Boy's death sparks blood donations

The death of a 10-year-old boy from complications following influenza has sparked a request from his family for local donations...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Rose, on Feb 22, 2013 at 9:48 am | 10 comments | 2163 Views

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Tomorrow's events (Feb. 22)

[http://thepear.org/appleneverfalls.htm Theater: 'The Apple Never Falls'] Opening night is tomorrow, Feb. 22, for the new...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 21, 2013 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 1563 Views

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Today's events (Feb. 21)

[http://keplers.com/event/john-joseph-adams Author: John Joseph Adams] Twenty-two authors explore the worlds of evil geniuses...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 21, 2013 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 1482 Views

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Stanford men get important hoop win at Oregon St.

From this point in the season, the Stanford men's basketball team can't afford to lose another game if it has any hopes of...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Feb 22, 2013 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 1652 Views
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