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Police investigate possible East Palo Alto child abduction

A 9-year-old girl was taken from the Cesar Chavez Academy in East Palo Alto on Tuesday morning, March 3, and after an investigation,...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by muttiallen, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 1643 Views

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Filoli statement: More than 1,000 volunteers sign new agreement

More than 1,000 Filoli volunteers have signed a new volunteer agreement, Executive Director Cynthia D'Agosta announced in...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by resident, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 1314 Views

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MLK day student-protesters appear in court

The first group of Stanford University student-protesters arrested during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day action that shut down...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 1, 2015 at 8:07 am | 38 comments | 2656 Views

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Man arrested at Palo Alto church for making sexual comments to children

A man who allegedly made sexual comments to middle school students at a downtown Palo Alto church was arrested Thursday evening,...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Eeyore, on Feb 25, 2015 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2759 Views

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Cardinal women denied a second water polo tourney title

Second-ranked UCLA knocked the top-ranked and defending national champion Stanford women's water polo team from the ranks...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
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Palo Alto girls take a new path in section playoffs

The Palo Alto girls are just one basketball victory away from setting a school mark for single-season victories. The question...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
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Stanford freshman earns Newcomer award in water polo

==BI Cardinal corner == Stanford freshman Jordan Raney was named MPSF/Kap7 Newcomer of the Week in women's water polo when...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
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The gay heart of San Francisco

With "The Days of Anna Madrigal," the ninth book in his "Tales of the City" series, beloved San Francisco writer Armistead...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Exasperated reader, on Jan 28, 2015 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 1728 Views

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Wild woman writer

How do you know you've arrived as a writer? When Nick Hornby decides to adapt your memoir for the big screen -- and Reese...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Melissa Anderson, on Jan 13, 2015 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 1433 Views

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Written in the stars

Authors Emer Martin and Suzana Tulac and illustrator Magdalena Zuljevic offer a fresh look at astronomy in a new children's...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Mary Nichols, on Jan 12, 2015 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 1103 Views

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Written in the stars: Silicon Valley authors explore cosmic questions in new children's book

Scientific discoveries are often presented as a series of spontaneous brainstorms by famous thinkers. In reality, according...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by clogannj1, on Jan 8, 2015 at 2:35 am | 1 comment | 496 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 | 5699 Views

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Fairmeadow

Carlson Circle's quiet on a sunny day is punctuated by the gentle sound of children playing and the notes of a saxophone...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by SRZ, on Nov 24, 2014 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 327 Views

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Art Tickling - an Elegy for Greg Brown

paint on a ladder as high as the sky on a wall made of clouds and sun-- his love applied with a brush where quirky...

Original post made by Margaret Fruth on Nov. 17, 2014
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An open book

This Saturday, book art enthusiasts will gather at Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Community Center for a celebration of paper, bindings,...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by jeff, on Oct 26, 2014 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 1101 Views

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Minkoff's improbable history

When industry types use the term "Hollywood North," it generally refers to Toronto and Vancouver, but how about right here?...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Carla, on Oct 14, 2014 at 6:59 am | 2 comments | 8533 Views

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A bright light on a cool garden

How could Gamble Garden enhance its fundraising efforts while showcasing its value as a community asset? Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2014
Last comment by Colette Rudd, on Oct 5, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 2359 Views

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Splendor in the glass

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Original post made on Mar. 9, 2008
Last comment by Vilma ES, on Aug 2, 2014 at 3:03 am | 4 comments | 4895 Views

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Emergency preparedness: Are you ready?

Most emergencies are completely unpredictable. Local authorities are required by law to prepare an emergency plan so that...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on Jun 5, 2014 at 5:47 pm | 4 comments | 1851 Views

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Tom Wyman, library champion and activist, dies at 86

Tom Wyman, a longtime Palo Alto volunteer, died on March 10. He was 86. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/03/21/tom-wyman-library-commissioner-dies...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Liz Davis, on Mar 26, 2014 at 10:19 am | 10 comments | 16239 Views
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