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Guest Opinion: Library efficiency is improved, but we truly need better buildings

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Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Bill, on Sep 10, 2008 at 5:58 am | 124 comments | 37167 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 | 35180 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 | 16596 Views

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New interest in book inspired by sensational Stanford murder

A novel inspired by a sensational 1933 murder on Stanford's Faculty Row is the subject of Stanford's "Another Look" Book...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on Feb 5, 2013 at 11:34 pm | 1 comment | 16418 Views

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Guest Opinion: 21st century libraries are good investment

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Original post made on Jun. 11, 2008
Last comment by libraryfan, on Jun 23, 2008 at 7:28 pm | 179 comments | 13280 Views

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'The Unwinding' is a requiem for the American Dream

In his new book, George Packer demonstrates that you don't need a passport to chronicle misery, poverty, destruction and...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Sep 25, 2013 at 3:12 pm | 6 comments | 12652 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 | 8617 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 | 7362 Views

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Read "Gotcha Capitalism"!!!

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Original post made by A.L. on Jan. 16, 2008
Last comment by EHM, on Apr 7, 2008 at 9:31 am | 26 comments | 7270 Views

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Join Palo Alto Reads -- "Funny in Farsi"

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Original post made by Palo Alto City Librarians on Sep. 26, 2006
Last comment by Marianne, on Nov 20, 2006 at 3:51 pm | 18 comments | 6918 Views

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'Walking tour' book lists Palo Alto historical sites

The Palo Alto Historical Association has published a new book that provides a walking tour of 43 sites of sites of historical...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Apr 11, 2010 at 10:02 am | 19 comments | 6783 Views

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BEECH STREET...The Summer of 59'

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Original post made by Marie on Oct. 7, 2006
Last comment by April, on Oct 12, 2006 at 6:12 pm | 4 comments | 6776 Views

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Palo Alto Libraries vs. Borders

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Original post made by r on Sep. 25, 2006
Last comment by Questions & Comments, on May 30, 2007 at 4:29 pm | 14 comments | 6369 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 | 6085 Views

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Review: 'Extraordinary, Ordinary People' by Condoleezza Rice

One of the defining moments in former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's childhood came during a visit to Santa Claus...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 3, 2010 at 11:19 am | 16 comments | 5838 Views

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Book Review: A Cuban redemption story

Stanford University law professor Paul Goldstein thinks that "if you scratch any of the lawyer heroes in contemporary fiction...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by It IS fiction, after all, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:40 pm | 3 comments | 5787 Views

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Book Discussion Group for Diana Gabaldon Outlander Novels

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Original post made by carol riso on Sep. 8, 2007
Last comment by Paly reporter, on Mar 19, 2008 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 5564 Views

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Fantastic New Utopian Fiction Novel

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Original post made by Thomas Sigel on Sep. 27, 2006
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Changing the way we die

What do you want to do with the rest of your life? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/01/31/changing-the-way-we-die...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jan 31, 2014 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 5496 Views

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Is someone trying to tell us something?

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Original post made by Carol on Oct. 6, 2006
Last comment by Amy, on Dec 5, 2006 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 5464 Views
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Freebirds Palo Alto shutters, Pieology to move in
By Elena Kadvany | 12 comments | 3,143 views

I blame soccer (teamwork)
By Douglas Moran | 12 comments | 2,410 views

A Glimpse into local HS Suicide
By Chandrama Anderson | 6 comments | 2,181 views

Deny the 429 Univ Ave Project Appeal
By Steve Levy | 7 comments | 1,330 views

I’ll have the Kraft Mac n Cheese w/Ketchup, Please
By Max Greenberg | 0 comments | 857 views