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Local booksellers' top picks for 2011

With the holiday season upon us, the Palo Alto Weekly asked local booksellers Kepler's and Books Inc. to recommend their...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2011
Last comment by moi, on Dec 4, 2011 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 4784 Views


A King remembrance in black and white

The faces staring out from 10 photographs at Stanford's Tresidder Memorial Union lounge seem eternal; as alive today as they...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Fischer, on Jan 16, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 3481 Views


Palo Alto architect Jack Rominger dies

Jack Rominger, a longtime Palo Alto community member, died of a heart attack April 28 while traveling in Italy. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 23, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 3493 Views


Artist, surgeon team up to illustrate medical techniques

As a longtime medical illustrator, Chris Gralapp has collaborated with many physicians. One of the most frequent copilots...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by persuasive speech , on Jun 11, 2012 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 8202 Views


Diekroeger blasts Stanford to nonconference victory

==B College baseball == Menlo School grad Kenny Diekroeger hit a home run and doubled twice to support Garrett Hughes' four-hitter...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by unanimus, on Apr 12, 2012 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 3445 Views


Menlo-Atherton grad behind the scenes of Facebook's IPO

When Tom Wirth graduated from Menlo-Atherton High School in 1975, not many people outside California had heard of Menlo Park....

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by musical, on May 22, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 7 comments | 2606 Views


Best Of Palo Alto 2012

On Your Mark ... Get Set ... Vote! In this year's Best Of we cheer the Olympian businesses that champion the Palo Alto area...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2490 Views


Smoking gun

"Golden Holocaust: Origins of the Cigarette Catastrophe and the Case for Abolition" by Robert N. Proctor; University of California...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 23, 2012 at 5:47 pm | 9 comments | 35977 Views


Old, but still kicking

"Old Ladies," by Nancy Huddleston Packer, John Daniel & Company, McKinleyville, Ca., 174 pp., $15 Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Earline Reid, on Nov 25, 2014 at 9:37 am | 3 comments | 6820 Views


Book Talk

<B>SUMMER SOIREE ... </B>As a kick-off to the Oct. 5-13 San Francisco Litquake, four authors will mingle and chat at the...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by Vidya, on Sep 6, 2012 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 3313 Views


Murphy plays solid at linebacker and that's no bull

==BI Stanford football notebook == Trent Murphy went up against an 800-pound cow and lived to tell the story. Some 300-pound...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 25, 2012 at 7:07 pm | 2 comments | 3013 Views


Tomorrow's events (Dec. 6)

[ Author talk: 'Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore'] A tale of global conspiracy,...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by LVK, on Dec 5, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 2650 Views


A world of cooking

This year we have chosen a smorgasbord of cookbooks. Read the full story here

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Dec 5, 2012 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 3279 Views


Vallejo Man Injured in East Palo Alto shooting

Police in East Palo Alto are investigating a shooting that took place early Sunday morning. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Raymond, on Jan 21, 2013 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 2628 Views


New interest in book inspired by sensational Stanford murder

A novel inspired by a sensational 1933 murder on Stanford's Faculty Row is the subject of Stanford's "Another Look" Book...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on Feb 5, 2013 at 11:34 pm | 1 comment | 18283 Views


Living an intentional life

On a small East Palo Alto street, just blocks from U.S. Highway 101, 15 people share three houses, a trailer, a diverse fruit...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by PatZy, on Apr 5, 2013 at 9:32 pm | 6 comments | 4408 Views


Book Review: A Cuban redemption story

Stanford University law professor Paul Goldstein thinks that "if you scratch any of the lawyer heroes in contemporary fiction...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by It IS fiction, after all, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:40 pm | 3 comments | 6514 Views


'The Unwinding' is a requiem for the American Dream

In his new book, George Packer demonstrates that you don't need a passport to chronicle misery, poverty, destruction and...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Sep 25, 2013 at 3:12 pm | 6 comments | 13652 Views


State reps to host seminar to keep seniors from being scammed

Crimes against dependent adults or elders in Palo Alto are on the rise, increasing 70 percent from last year for the period...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by local geek, on Sep 27, 2013 at 12:59 am | 7 comments | 2291 Views


A book jamboree

Always a city that likes its libraries and universities, Palo Alto is especially bookish this fall. Especially if you ask...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cari Ferraro, on Oct 15, 2013 at 6:29 am | 9 comments | 2720 Views
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