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VIDEO: Harvard report on special education

Palo Alto school district Superintendent Max McGee and Board of Education Trustee Ken Dauber join education reporter Elena...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2017
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Valentine's progress

This Feb. 14, ditch the box of chocolates and flowers for a plan to hop from one restaurant to another for food and drink. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by Lovely!, on Feb 16, 2017 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 1513 Views

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Stanford football team feels Love is in the air for USC

David Shaw said he's confident that speedy sophomore running back Bryce Love will see action when No. 7 Stanford takes on...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
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Worth a Look

Challenging conventional notions about books for two decades now, The Bay Area Book Artists are holding their 15th annual...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2017
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San Mateo County sues Lehman Brothers

San Mateo County has filed a lawsuit against executives of the Lehman Bros. investment firm, which went bankrupt in September...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
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Stanford is shopping for new firefighting services

Stanford University is looking around for a new provider of firefighting services, a move that could transform or even end...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2017
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A feast for the season

Local photographer and cookbook author Erin Gleeson of "The Forest Feast" shares recipes and hosting tips for the holidays. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2016
Last comment by Wendy TKO, on Nov 21, 2016 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 2164 Views

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Book Talk

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/10/27/book-talk posted Thursday, October 27, 2016, 9:13...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Dot Kostriken, on Oct 28, 2016 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 735 Views

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Brain magic

James Doty, a professor of neurosurgery at Stanford University and director of the Center of Compassion and Altruism Research...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Oct 22, 2016 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 5235 Views

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Sabaa Tahir spins a multifaceted tale

Though it's only been a few weeks since local New York Times bestselling author Sabaa Tahir's release of her second book,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2016
Last comment by Nina Chung, on Oct 13, 2016 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 1590 Views

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Steve Young's autobiography

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Original post made by steve on Oct. 3, 2016
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Bike Connection wins Palo Alto Little League city tourney title

==BI Of local note== Palo Alto Little League wrapped up its regular season in baseball with its annual City Tournament that...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Bob Gunderson, on Sep 24, 2016 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 2022 Views

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More 'Easy' detective work

Life rarely goes smoothly for Ezekial "Easy" Rawlins. Chaos, racism and tragedy are part of the package of being a fictional...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
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Sales at a glance: Homes sell for $600,000 to $8.5 million

Palo Alto area real estate recently sold for between $600,000 and $8.5 million, according to this week's column. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
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Summer baseball options differ without Legion this season

Summer baseball for the high school boys, and older, on the Peninsula took a serious hit when American Legion Baseball's...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
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PHOTOS: A night to remember

Teen girls staying at Ronald McDonald House at Stanford got the full beauty treatment before attending the Lucile Packard...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
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Cardinal golfer McNealy to take a summer break

Stanford junior All-American golfer Maverick McNealy will bow out of this year's Arnold Palmer Cup while taking a break from...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
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Vlasta Diamant reads from her memoir "Socialism v. Santa" at Avenidas, 9.15.,3-4pm

It's a journey to a postwar, socialist Yugoslavia, people, events, humor – unique, its humanness – universal! Also a...

Original post made by Vlasta Diamant on Aug. 27, 2016
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Book Talk

Palo Alto High School graduate releases a collection of short stories about life and love, Harry Potter fans celebrate release...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Sue Rubenstein DeMasi, on Jul 31, 2016 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 1473 Views

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Utsumi brings attention to women's water polo history

Kyle Utsumi, who will begin a new chapter in his life this fall as an eighth-grade teacher at Woodside Priory, completed...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Member, on Jul 23, 2016 at 8:41 am | 2 comments | 5018 Views
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Common Application's 2017-2018 Essay Prompts
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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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