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U.S. women settle for a draw in U-20 World Cup soccer opener

Stanford's Rachel Quon, Teresa Noyola and Courtney Verloo all saw action for the U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team as it...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Help, please, on Jul 17, 2010 at 11:05 am | 7 comments | 4145 Views


Today's events (Aug. 5)

[ Lecture: Yoga and Ecology] Speaker Radhanath Swami gives a lecture on how a...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Sandy, on Aug 6, 2010 at 12:12 am | 1 comment | 3975 Views


Getting the word out

What writer hasn't dreamt of holding that bound volume in hand, relishing the fresh-ink aroma, standing with pride at the...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 8, 2010 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 4265 Views


This Webb splashes into Stanford swimming record books

The Stanford women's swimming team completed an undefeated dual-meet season with its 162-129 victory over host California...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by BUY VIAGRA, on Oct 2, 2010 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 3335 Views


Hundreds line up for former president Jimmy Carter

Hundreds of people lined up Tuesday night (Oct. 26) at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park to exchange a quick smile with former...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Which Carter?, on Oct 29, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 16 comments | 5125 Views


Blanks pleads not guilty to rape, attempted murder

Lionel Blanks Jr., 36, who is accused of the rape, kidnapping and attempted murder of a woman in Palo Alto on May 22, pleaded...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3335 Views


Review: 'Extraordinary, Ordinary People' by Condoleezza Rice

One of the defining moments in former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's childhood came during a visit to Santa Claus...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 3, 2010 at 11:19 am | 16 comments | 6739 Views


Kids sought for brain study of math skills

Neuroscientists at Stanford University are seeking second- and third-grade children for a study of how math skills develop...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by ajish, on Nov 19, 2010 at 6:59 am | 1 comment | 2985 Views


Feature: A passion for books

As a small girl, Faith Bell was given a huge turkey-feather duster and would spend afternoons tickling the books on display...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by Will, on Nov 20, 2010 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 4192 Views



Bullying broadcast Read the full story here posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by love novels, on Nov 29, 2010 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 2808 Views


City shuffles library sites to deal with construction

The Palo Alto Art Center auditorium could soon house about 10,000 books and other library items as part of the city's dizzying...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by So-Much-Money-Down-The-Rabbit-Hole, on Dec 6, 2010 at 10:39 am | 20 comments | 4095 Views


On Deadline: A decade of editing 'a newspaper worth the reading'

As a story in today's Upfront news section conveys, I'll be retiring from the Weekly's editorship at the end of January....

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2010
Last comment by Bryan Long, on Jan 2, 2011 at 11:06 am | 6 comments | 2998 Views


Witness says Zumot sped by her as fire started

Susie Scholpp said she was unloading groceries from her car outside her Lincoln Avenue home shortly after 6 p.m. on Oct....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Fleur de Lis, on Feb 10, 2011 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 3340 Views


'10 Books a Home' promotes early-childhood literacy

Paul Thiebaut had trouble with school when he was a student. It was noticeable in grade school and carried into young adulthood,...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Serg, on Mar 2, 2011 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 3130 Views


Book Talk

LOCAL AUTHORS ... Coming to Keplers, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, this month is Palo Alto author <B>Meg Waite Clayton</B>,...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by Daniel Olivas, on Mar 13, 2011 at 8:03 pm | 1 comment | 2770 Views


Palo Alto police arrest transient for prowling

Palo Alto police arrested a local transient Thursday morning after a resident reported that he was looking through her apartment...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2011
Last comment by Confused, on Mar 21, 2011 at 7:04 am | 3 comments | 2925 Views


School board to discuss student survey data

The Palo Alto Board of Education will discuss a raft of student survey data when it meets tonight (March 22). The long-awaited...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Mar 26, 2011 at 8:38 pm | 4 comments | 3323 Views


Stanford, Packard nurses ratify contract

Stanford and Lucile Packard hospitals nurses voted April 7 to accept a tentative contract hammered out by its union with...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by enough!, on Apr 13, 2011 at 1:11 am | 5 comments | 4644 Views


Lee Hester's top five 'must read' graphic novels

1. "The Complete Maus: A Survivor's Tale," by Art Spiegelman. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3269 Views


First Person: A conversation with Kelly McGonigal

Stanford health psychologist Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D., discusses her wide-ranging research and teaching with Lisa Van Dusen...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Inapppropriate style, on Dec 15, 2011 at 11:38 pm | 2 comments | 4167 Views
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