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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 | 4869 Views

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Letters

Bullying broadcast Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13999 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by love novels, on Nov 29, 2010 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 3050 Views

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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 | 4639 Views

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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 | 3604 Views

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'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 | 3469 Views

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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 | 3092 Views

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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 | 3173 Views

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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 | 3554 Views

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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 | 4893 Views

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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 http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=21674...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3657 Views

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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 | 4793 Views

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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 | 5111 Views

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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 | 4111 Views

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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 | 3872 Views

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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 | 8948 Views

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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 | 3702 Views

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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 | 2921 Views

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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. 2767 Views

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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 | 36569 Views

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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 | 7484 Views
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