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Creating a community for Nordic startups

Nordic Innovation House started out as a Norwegian initiative in October 2011, with an office in San Francisco to help startups...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Great, on Feb 1, 2015 at 10:10 pm | 3 comments | 9572 Views

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Carl Djerassi, 'father of the pill,' dead at 91

Carl Djerassi, 91, known as the father of the birth control pill and the founder of the Djerassi Resident Arts Program at...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2015
Last comment by AlexDelarge, on Feb 1, 2015 at 10:37 pm | 3 comments | 5186 Views

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Yoga for every body

At 77 years old, yoga instructor Lily Anne Hillis is devoted to making yoga work for everyone, no matter their physical limitations....

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Carlab, on Feb 13, 2015 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 3707 Views

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Shop Talk: Bill's Cafe comes to Palo Alto, Farmigo adds new pickup location

In this week's retail news, San Jose's popular breakfast-and-lunch restaurant Bill Cafe comes to Midtown Palo Alto, and Farmigo...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by PaloAlto, on Mar 5, 2016 at 7:37 pm | 3 comments | 10208 Views

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Shop Talk: Goodbye Selix Formal Wear, welcome back Papa Murphy's

Palo Alto's only tuxedo shop closes its doors, Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza returns to Palo Alto and Stanford University...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by KP, on Mar 2, 2015 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 3998 Views

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Kepler's aims to start national conversation

Starting on Wednesday, April 8, well-known radio journalist Angie Coiro will host "In Deep," a two-hour talk show recorded...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Apr 9, 2015 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 3389 Views

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Reclaiming California's natural aesthetic

California's native plants are giving the classic lawn a run for its money. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/04/08/reclaiming-californias-natural-ae...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Cynthia Typaldos, on Apr 12, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 3 comments | 2595 Views

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City Clerk Beth Minor sheds 'interim' label

Palo Alto's new city clerk, Beth Minor, won't need much time learning the ropes in the busy office on the seventh floor....

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Lydia Kou, on Apr 22, 2015 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments | 3485 Views

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Weekly receives top journalism prize -- third year in a row

It's a three-peat for the Palo Alto Weekly: On Saturday, the news organization was selected for the third consecutive year...

Original post made on May. 9, 2015
Last comment by spike, on May 11, 2015 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 4353 Views

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Palo Alto man arrested for alleged threats

A Palo Alto man was arrested in Mountain View near the Safeway on San Antonio road last week after he threatened to harm...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Roger, on May 14, 2015 at 11:37 am | 3 comments | 4095 Views

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Palo Alto woman scares off intruder during attempted home burglary

A burglar who posed as a construction worker and tried to enter a guest house in Midtown on Monday morning left empty handed...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on May 20, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 3 comments | 4501 Views

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Crafted cups

Third-wave coffee pioneer Blue Bottle Coffee is serving up its carefully crafted cups of java out of Palo Alto's historic...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Que Pasa, on May 24, 2015 at 12:05 pm | 3 comments | 3446 Views

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Stanford University lab received live anthrax shipment

Stanford University officials assured the public Thursday, May 28, that a vial potentially carrying live anthrax that was...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Citizen 7, on May 28, 2015 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 557 Views

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Class of '15 profiles: Taking the roads less traveled

It takes courage to walk to the beat of your own drum at any point in life, but perhaps particularly so during high school. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by thank you, on Jun 4, 2015 at 3:53 pm | 3 comments | 5892 Views

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Where did Vito La Sala go? (Jordan teacher)

Hello neighbors, I'm curious if anyone knows where Mr. La Sala has gone? He was a favorite history teacher at Jordan Middle...

Original post made by PAUSD alumni on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Mom, on Sep 2, 2016 at 12:31 am | 3 comments | 1109 Views

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What's with the helicopter? Is someone on the loose again?

I don't see anything on PAPD Twitter....

Original post made by Huh? on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Jun 12, 2015 at 12:02 pm | 3 comments | 604 Views

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How NOT to landscape

I used to hate my front yard. It was boring and scruffy, and it needed pizzazz. I spent months trying to figure out why my...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Jul 3, 2015 at 5:21 pm | 3 comments | 8691 Views

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Was there a fire this morning on Stanford campus?

I was walking the dish and there was a big plume of smoke from near the intersection of Junipero Serra and Campus drive....

Original post made by momomom on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by momomom, on Jul 4, 2015 at 2:03 pm | 3 comments | 1174 Views

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Catering to the community

The founders of Ada's Cafe at Mitchell Park Community Center have created a nonprofit eatery that serves everyone. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by Rachel Matta, on Jul 11, 2015 at 8:10 am | 3 comments | 2849 Views

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Elmo & the Old Quackers snags July Fourth Chili Cook-Off title

Elmo & the Old Quackers bested 15 returning teams and five new competitors to take the top prize of Best Overall in this...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by ChrisC, on Jul 8, 2015 at 2:00 pm | 3 comments | 4224 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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