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The ludicrous lingo of HBO's 'Silicon Valley'

It was announced this Monday that "Silicon Valley," the Mike Judge-helmed HBO sitcom filmed in and around Palo Alto, has...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 26, 2014 at 9:36 pm | 8 comments | 8299 Views


Pioneering portraits

Stanford's Cantor Arts Center is currently exhibiting photographs of Carleton Watkins, a 19th century landscape photographer...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 24, 2014 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 3492 Views


Supervisors vote to fund North County shelter

An East Palo Alto shelter will open its doors to Palo Alto and other northern Santa Clara County homeless people with help...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by nat, on Apr 28, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 6 comments | 3101 Views


Alcohol, speed apparent factors in double-fatal crash in Menlo

Alcohol and speed appear to have played roles in a car crash that left two people dead, one of them from East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Unknown, on Apr 28, 2014 at 12:58 pm | 5 comments | 7290 Views


Engelbart, Roberts named to Internet Hall of Fame

The Internet Society inducted (posthumously) former Atherton resident Doug Engelbart, credited with inventing the computer...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 29, 2014 at 6:05 pm | 2 comments | 3112 Views


Santa Clara County creates human-trafficking commission

Addressing a growing need to combat local human labor and sex trafficking, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Apr 30, 2014 at 5:21 pm | 10 comments | 3111 Views


It's live!

A mad scientist, a spooky castle, a hunchbacked assistant and a lumbering monster? Sounds like a recipe for a "Frankenstein"...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Gypsy, on May 1, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 2462 Views


Beyond the call

There is only so much time in a day. For many people, the clock hands spin away while they're on the job, doing chores and...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by William Byron Webster, on May 2, 2014 at 10:18 pm | 5 comments | 6924 Views


New senior residences address Palo Alto's growing need

A new independent-living community for people aged 60 and older officially opened its doors on Thursday, May 1, offering...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by LN, on Mar 29, 2016 at 11:26 am | 34 comments | 9533 Views


Most Palo Alto Shuttle stops don't accommodate elderly, disabled

Palo Alto residents are questioning the lack of benches at Palo Alto Shuttle stops, which they say discourages frail or disabled...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on May 4, 2014 at 6:42 pm | 17 comments | 13397 Views


Art community opens up

Oleg Lobykin considers himself "a product of globalization," just like so many others in Silicon Valley. Like many in the...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 2, 2014 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 2296 Views


Wake up, little SUSIE

Bill Frye, 96, may be in a wheelchair, but on April 22, he was still rotating his bike pedals through the Balinese forest....

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Milt gersh, on Aug 20, 2016 at 9:16 pm | 1 comment | 7550 Views


Fire destroys former city manager's home

The home of Palo Alto's former city manager, Frank Benest, was extensively damaged in a fire on Saturday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on May. 3, 2014
Last comment by PAmoderate, on May 6, 2014 at 11:39 am | 22 comments | 8434 Views


ShopTalk: 520 Chef's Table, new Edgewood Plaza shops

The latest in Palo Alto retail news: a unique once-a-month dining experience, new tenants at the under-construction Edgewood...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by MV Mama, on Jun 3, 2014 at 12:43 am | 8 comments | 4541 Views


President Obama to visit the Bay Area

Walmart may seem an unlikely place for a president to visit, but President Barack Obama is set to come to Mountain View's...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 7, 2014 at 8:09 pm | 16 comments | 7806 Views


Menlo College baseball players earn all-conference honors

==BI Oaks notes== James Threw and Daniel Comstock of Menlo College have been named to the 2014 All-NAIA West Group baseball...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by K Chandler, on May 7, 2014 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 2001 Views


Zuckerberg sued for fraud in Palo Alto real estate deal

A Palo Alto real estate developer is suing Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg alleging fraud in a deal that allegedly included...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by sour grapes, on Jun 9, 2014 at 11:24 am | 28 comments | 11279 Views


Longtime Palo Alto homeless woman dies at age 73

She wore a large 1940s wig -- Loretta Young-style -- and kept her face down. She took shelter under a blue plastic tarp with...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Latendresse, on May 16, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 21 comments | 7867 Views


Shop Talk

<B> HALF-PRICED PASTRIES, IF YOU'RE LUCKY ... </B> It's never announced ahead of time — a sign is simply slapped on the...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Misnomer, on May 20, 2014 at 6:58 pm | 7 comments | 11054 Views


Oregon Expressway slowdown to speed up

Motorists and residents wondering when the Oregon Expressway traffic crawl will come to an end should get relief by early...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by BudS, on May 21, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 20 comments | 5726 Views
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