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Abraham Verghese wins Heinz Award for Arts and Humanities

Abraham Verghese, a Stanford University professor of medicine and author of the novel "Cutting for Stone," has been selected...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Ken Mask, MD, on Mar 5, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 1802 Views

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Ex-symphony head charged with embezzlement

The former executive director of the Peninsula Symphony Association has been accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by marche, on Mar 7, 2014 at 10:51 am | 23 comments | 5287 Views

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Bargain Box, other California Avenue tenants concerned about eviction

The recent sales of a number of family-held commercial buildings in the California Avenue business district are worrying...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Gary B, on Oct 21, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 22 comments | 7765 Views

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New project could transform entrance to Gunn

Architects are sketching plans for Gunn High School that supporters say could give the school a "much more open and welcoming...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 11, 2014 at 12:44 pm | 13 comments | 9569 Views

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Shop Talk

40-YEAR-OLD DOWNTOWN YOGA CENTER FORCED OUT ... It's the final namaste for Palo Alto's oldest yoga studio. The California...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Apr 3, 2014 at 7:16 am | 17 comments | 9546 Views

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Beautiful Burmese fare

Just about everyone orders the profoundly beautiful tea leaf salad at Rangoon Ruby, downtown Palo Alto's upscale Burmese...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 9, 2014 at 7:59 pm | 6 comments | 8109 Views

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Assessing the options when a parent is in decline

An aging, widowed parent becomes cognitively impaired, and adult children, scattered around the country or the globe, ponder...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Mar 13, 2014 at 4:33 pm | 6 comments | 4221 Views

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Palo Alto's newest hotel, Epiphany, opens downtown

The first in a spate of planned Palo Alto hotels -- the Epiphany -- is debuting today at 180 Hamilton Ave. in downtown. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Amelia, on Mar 12, 2014 at 11:33 am | 41 comments | 12953 Views

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East Palo Alto fires displace 14 persons

Two house fires in the past four days have displaced two East Palo Alto families totaling 14 people, according to Menlo Park...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 11, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 4478 Views

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Feds sued over Stanford's Searsville Dam

Environmental groups who have an ongoing lawsuit against Stanford University for its diversion of water from endangered species...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Daniel, on Sep 11, 2015 at 12:16 am | 12 comments | 5336 Views

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Stanford volleyball setter is named national player of week

==BI Cardinal corner== The awards continue to roll in for Stanford volleyball setter James Shaw as he has been tabbed the...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Volleyball Fan, on Mar 12, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 2688 Views

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New bike boulevards planned throughout Palo Alto

More than three decades after Palo Alto turned Bryant Street into the nation's first "bicycle boulevard," the city is preparing...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Donald, on Mar 17, 2014 at 10:33 am | 26 comments | 9133 Views

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Making a new downtown

On Aug. 19, 1904, a grocer named Frank Backus joined dozens of merchants and fellow Mayfield residents in asking the Board...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Resident5, on Mar 21, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 30 comments | 12224 Views

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California Avenue project's costs grow

Recent history has demonstrated that both deadlines and cost estimates for large construction projects can be frustratingly...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Mar 14, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 2702 Views

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Nothin' but lunch

A vision of Palo Alto's California Avenue and its environs as a mecca for high-tech employees was met with limited enthusiasm...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Vrubel nachman, on Mar 27, 2014 at 10:05 am | 17 comments | 6046 Views

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Around California Avenue: Here comes construction

Palo Alto's effort to encourage more development near California Avenue is already bearing fruit. Here are some of the new...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 17, 2014 at 10:04 am | 2 comments | 4846 Views

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Editorial: In major test for city, Cal Ave project begins

What began as a $1.7 million largely grant-funded sprucing up of the area primarily at the east end of the California Avenue...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Nona, on Mar 14, 2014 at 7:05 pm | 4 comments | 2757 Views

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Fable of star-crossed love hits all the right notes

Run, don't walk, to grab your seats for TheatreWorks' revival of the Tony Award-winning musical, "Once on This Island." With...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
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No love for glove law

Countless people flock to local bars looking to unwind with a beer or other alcoholic drink. But there's a new regular at...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Franz Ferdinand, on Mar 18, 2014 at 4:27 pm | 30 comments | 7401 Views

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Medical community rallies around injured Egyptian woman

When Gehane Guirguis set out for a short vacation on a bus from Cairo, Egypt, to the Red Sea in July 2012, she could not...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Carima, on Mar 29, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 6 comments | 6499 Views
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