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'Private Eyes' and truth and lies

You may not know that Steven Dietz is one of the most produced playwrights in the U.S., only slightly behind Shakespeare...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2011
Last comment by JeffK, on Jan 30, 2011 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 2363 Views

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Group seeks to stem Caltrain 'death spiral'

More than 200 Friends of Caltrain met on Saturday (Jan. 29) to find ways to keep the Peninsula railway from going into what...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 8, 2011 at 9:46 am | 50 comments | 4002 Views

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Stanford, Palo Alto close to deal on hospital expansion

Stanford University's ambitious expansion of its hospital facilities will come with an equally ambitious traffic-management...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Wilson, on Feb 2, 2011 at 1:33 pm | 7 comments | 3477 Views

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Is bankruptcy looming for Borders?

Retail bookseller Borders Group, Inc., has announced that it plans to undergo a major restructuring that will close many...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Enough!, on Feb 14, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 15 comments | 2233 Views

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Schools to require new vaccine for pertussis

Starting this fall, California public and private schools will require students in grades 7 through 12 to have a booster...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by laevern, on Nov 13, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 28 comments | 3386 Views

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Simitian: June tax extension crucial for K-12 education

The "draconian" state budget proposed last month by Gov. Jerry Brown is the "good news" version, State Sen. Joe Simitian,...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 10, 2011 at 6:23 am | 22 comments | 2798 Views

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Stanford Ave will be one lane through Thursday

Stanford Avenue in Palo Alto will be reduced to one lane today (Feb. 7) through Thursday (Feb. 10) due to sidewalk repairs....

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by w.o. earth, on Feb 7, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1805 Views

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Palo Alto council lauds proposed fire-staff changes

Palo Alto City Council members Monday night praised a report by outside consultants that recommends sweeping changes to the...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 15, 2011 at 6:08 am | 49 comments | 5787 Views

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Facebook moves headquarters to Menlo Park

Facebook's plan to shift headquarters from Palo Alto to Menlo Park has possibly been the worst-kept secret of the past month....

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Viv, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:55 pm | 23 comments | 7921 Views

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Two mountain lions seen near Canada College

Two mountain lions were seen near the west side entrance to Canada College in Woodside around 4:50 p.m. Wednesday, county...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Feb 10, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 1814 Views

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Twitter founder tweets his breakfast menu

The founder of Twitter believes it's worth tweeting what he had for breakfast. Or so he told a Stanford University audience...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by ??, on Feb 10, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 10 comments | 2747 Views

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End of the line for Caltrain?

Draconian cuts are planned for the 147-year-old Caltrain passenger-rail line, which is facing a $30 million deficit on a...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by reader rider, on Feb 15, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 32 comments | 8896 Views

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'Saving' Caltrain

Numerous ideas for funding Caltrain in the near and long terms were proposed at recent events sponsored separately by the...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by choo choo, on Feb 12, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments | 2060 Views

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East Palo Alto kindergarten teacher arrested for molestation of a student

An East Palo Alto kindergarten teacher was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of molesting a student after he allegedly tried...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2011
Last comment by its true, on Nov 22, 2013 at 12:28 am | 20 comments | 3591 Views

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From 'startup' to regional art center

In 1991, when Thomas K. Seligman became the first full-time director of the Stanford Museum, he joined what he called "a...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anna Koster, on Apr 15, 2011 at 8:17 am | 2 comments | 2222 Views

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Two-alarm East Palo Alto fire displaces veterans

A two-alarm fire burned a board-and-care home in East Palo Alto this afternoon, displacing several residents, a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Mr Fischer, on Feb 16, 2011 at 11:12 pm | 4 comments | 2181 Views

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Silicon Valley Index suggests economic recovery

From more jobs to more IPOs, an economic recovery is stirring in Silicon Valley's private sector, according to an annual...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Feb 16, 2011 at 7:57 am | 6 comments | 3601 Views

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Historic Sea Scout building transforming into 'EcoCenter'

The nonprofit Environmental Volunteers has been given a $146,000 grant from the Santa Clara County Historical Heritage Commission...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 22, 2011 at 11:45 am | 29 comments | 3544 Views

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President Obama to visit Bay Area Thursday

President Barack Obama is coming to the Bay Area on Thursday for a one-day visit with business and technology leaders. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 17, 2011 at 12:34 pm | 14 comments | 2080 Views

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Design plans for Roth Building get approval

Plans to open the Palo Alto History Museum at the historic Roth Building at 300 Homer Ave. ramped up Wednesday when the city's...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by neighborhood resident, on Feb 19, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 5 comments | 2203 Views
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