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Jing Lyman, activist and wife of former Stanford president, dies at 88

Elizabeth "Jing" Lyman, the "first lady" of Stanford University from 1970 to 1980 and an activist in her own right, died...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Edith Eddy, on Nov 27, 2013 at 7:09 pm | 5 comments | 20482 Views

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Where to buy turkeys

Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/11/24/where-to-buy-turkeys posted Sunday, November 24, 2013,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by gobble gobble, on Nov 25, 2013 at 8:38 pm | 2 comments | 9775 Views

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Robotics builds community for Space Cookies girls

A 5-foot-tall, 120-pound, Frisbee-throwing contraption that was built by a group of Girl Scouts and is being pitted in competitions...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by concerned about your attitude, on Dec 2, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 2 comments | 4798 Views

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Today's news: tomorrow's history

As the Palo Alto Historical Association marks 100 years, those fascinated by the history of Palo Alto say the past is still...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sara, on Dec 1, 2013 at 7:17 pm | 4 comments | 9325 Views

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Farming to return to The Farm

Stanford University plans to bring farming back to The Farm. The 4-acre farm is in some ways a by-product of the university's...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2013
Last comment by What would Leland want?, on Dec 6, 2013 at 9:31 am | 5 comments | 7053 Views

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Arts for the holidays

Still making holiday plans? There are plenty of festivities to choose from in the coming weeks, whether you're looking for...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 1, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 3686 Views

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Holiday Fund: Finding a voice through film

New Voices for Youth teaches groups of 10 to 12 students each year how to create a short documentary film, from start to...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Dec 2, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 6885 Views

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East Palo Alto council seat eyed by 16 applicants

Sixteen people have applied to fill the seat of former East Palo Alto Vice Mayor David Woods, who resigned in October, halfway...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by same old, on Dec 6, 2013 at 9:49 pm | 10 comments | 4748 Views

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City to review proposed redevelopment of old Facebook site

Palo Alto's Architectural Review Board on Thursday will conduct a preliminary review of an application to redevelop the former...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Freddie P, on Dec 6, 2013 at 7:33 am | 10 comments | 7734 Views

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Fire Department helps capture alleged Black Friday wallet thief

An ambulance crew with the Palo Alto Fire Department, flagged down by witnesses of a wallet theft at a downtown restaurant,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by pearl, on Dec 5, 2013 at 8:00 pm | 5 comments | 7826 Views

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Books: Life after the dot-com bust

Taking a turn from covering the arts, the Weekly's A&E editor publishes a novel about a down-on-her-luck cops reporter. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Dec 5, 2013 at 3:30 pm | 4 comments | 2624 Views

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Paleo for Palo Alto

Food without grains and sugar: Is it palatable? Palo Alto's Michelle Tam and Henry Fong say they can prove it with their...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Caveat Emptor, on Dec 6, 2013 at 9:44 am | 3 comments | 13197 Views

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Through the eyes of a child

As a 6-year-old in the Nazi concentration camp Bergen-Belsen in the final months of World War II, Elisabeth Seaman remembers...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Bru, on Dec 15, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 5150 Views

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Driving still most common commute mode to work, shop

Single-occupancy car trips remain the "preferred mode" of transportation for Palo Alto residents who commute to work, as...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Like being safe, on Dec 8, 2013 at 11:37 am | 6 comments | 4761 Views

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Merrill Newman 'confession' coerced by North Korea

The video and confession by Palo Alto resident and Korean War veteran Merrill Newman by North Korean officials was coerced,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Organiclaws, on Mar 25, 2015 at 4:56 pm | 10 comments | 5505 Views

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Woodside Neighborhoods

For more than 100 years, beginning in the 1830s, the area now called Woodside was gradually developed, first as sawmills...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Shoulda moved there, on Dec 13, 2013 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 787 Views

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On Deadline: Is there a 'simple solution' to parking overflow from commercial areas?

Opposition has surfaced to a Residential Parking Permit (RPP) program for Palo Alto neighborhoods hit by overflow parking...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Council and developers, on Dec 13, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 7 comments | 2923 Views

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Stanford is set to host numerous NCAA championships

Stanford has been named as the host site for the 2015 NCAA Championship in men's volleyball and women's water polo. The school...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 13, 2013 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 3084 Views

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Scientists are the real 'rock stars'

We may idolize professional athletes and movie stars, but according to Kevin Spacey, who hosted last night's Breakthrough...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 16, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 6 comments | 5020 Views

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A call for face time

In many ways, technology has erased the proverbial world in which if a person ran out of sugar, he or she would go next door...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Betty, on Dec 14, 2013 at 8:36 pm | 2 comments | 2129 Views
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