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Stanford founds institute to study cosmic humor -- it's no joke

Stanford University's newest research institute has some people in the scientific community laughing, but the university...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by PAL, on Apr 10, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 1403 Views

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SLAC may restart in February

Stanford University’s Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) expects to restart its accelerators in February after being shut down...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 11, 2012 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 1059 Views

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Gunn's Robinson makes U.S. U-17 team for World Cup soccer qualifying tournament

When the SCVAL De Anza Division track and field championships are held May 3 at Los Altos High, Gunn sophomore Sarah Robinson...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by david, on Apr 17, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 1579 Views

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Stanford Jazz marks its 40th-anniversary season

In its 40th year, the Stanford Jazz Workshop keeps spanning the decades. The coming festival season, announced this week,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Apr 19, 2012 at 6:57 am | 2 comments | 1457 Views

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Feature story: Listening to nature

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District audio tour is part of the latest trend in the outdoor experience. Once the...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by Joan Hamilton, on Apr 23, 2012 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 1208 Views

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Lost Cat in Palo Alto

Black & gray tiger-striped, green eyes, pinkish nose, declawed in front. His name is Lucky and he is a sweet and shy indoor...

Original post made by kurt on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 26, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 908 Views

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Police hail Menlo Park woman's actions

Menlo Park Police recognized a woman on Tuesday, April 24, for helping catch a thief in February. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 26, 2012 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 1071 Views

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Menlo Park eyes below-market rental housing

Menlo Park has its eye on a Willow Road apartment complex that might be purchased for use as below-market-rate rental housing...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2012
Last comment by Emarson Nickings, on Jun 4, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1324 Views

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Editorial: Money as a 'public benefit'?

Today, May 14, the City Council will consider approving the controversial "Lytton Gateway" office building at the corner...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Former Neighbor, on May 14, 2012 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 1401 Views

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Mark Zuckerberg was married today- in a suit

It' s been on national news for hours.with picture...that Mark Zuckerberg and his long time lady friend, Priscilla Chen,...

Original post made by Bob on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by old is new again, on May 20, 2012 at 3:44 am | 2 comments | 1180 Views

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Community Notebook: TEDx comes to Gunn May 24

Presenters including CEOs from the tech industry, professors and athletes will speak at Gunn High School's TEDx conference...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by GunnTV, on May 23, 2012 at 11:07 pm | 2 comments | 1157 Views

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On Deadline: Dick and Jing Lyman personified 'the power of one,' multiplied

The death of Richard W. Lyman May 27 is more than the passing of a former Stanford University president and noted historian...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Vicky Holt Hardy, on Jun 5, 2012 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 2748 Views

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Two-sport standout Gaffney faces decision

==B Stanford baseball== ==I Blandino earns All-American honor== Outfielder Tyler Gaffney faces an interesting decision...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Jerry, on Jun 7, 2012 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 1156 Views

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Bay Area median home prices, sales up in May

The median sale price for Bay Area homes rose for the second consecutive month in May -- up 7.5 percent from a year ago --...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 17, 2012 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1486 Views

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Taking a bite out of emergency preparedness

After a chlorine-gas explosion caused more than 200 people to be evacuated from their homes last September, the old Scouts...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Caryll-Lynn, on Jun 22, 2012 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 1402 Views

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Report: East Palo Alto business district plan must 'get it right'

East Palo Alto's planned 4 Corners/Ravenswood Business District is the last area the city can develop to create jobs and...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 27, 2012 at 9:59 am | 2 comments | 1268 Views

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Trading 'the stuff of life'

On a small Barron Park street lined with patches of wildflowers and dandelions, rows of tables were piled high with items...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Lana, on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 1293 Views

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Mitchell Park Riot (?)

Anyone know what is happening at Mitchell Park? Lots of police and fire. ...

Original post made by David on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by David, on Jul 13, 2012 at 9:36 pm | 2 comments | 1131 Views

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Stanford University Law School names new dean

Stanford University Law School announced the hiring of Mary Elizabeth Magill as its new dean Tuesday, July 24. Magill switches...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 25, 2012 at 9:48 pm | 2 comments | 1480 Views

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What is the gold dome on the Laning Chateau?

I just posted a Palo Alto question when this one occurred to me, too. What is that gold dome on top of the Laning Chateau...

Original post made by im curious on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 26, 2012 at 11:48 am | 2 comments | 1432 Views
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