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Abraham Verghese wins Heinz Award for Arts and Humanities

Abraham Verghese, a Stanford University professor of medicine and author of the novel "Cutting for Stone," has been selected...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Ken Mask, MD, on Mar 5, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 1405 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen Writing Contest

The Palo Alto City Library's 3rd annual Teen Writing Contest starts in two days, but prize money is vanishingly small. I...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by writer, on Nov 29, 2011 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 1404 Views

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geography question

I am new to Palo Alto abd trying to make sense of the map, understand areas, neighborhoods, etc. One specific name of area...

Original post made by E.G. on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Where to get information, on Mar 6, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 6 comments | 1404 Views

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Obama's in Town!!

Not much talk about the Giants tonight, huh!!! Hang in there!! I gave up going to see President Obama arrive for dinner...

Original post made by Mayfield Child on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 22, 2010 at 11:44 am | 3 comments | 1404 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mountain View parking dispute leads to fisticuffs

A man punched a woman in the face after she slapped him inside a Mountain View supermarket Monday afternoon, police said....

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 8, 2013 at 11:33 am | 40 comments | 1403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Has this country gone completely crazy? - 20 little children massacred

I've had enough. Enough of the NRA. Enough of politically-correct talk Enough of waiting for a "Study" (sponsored...

Original post made by MIdtown resident on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Apr 6, 2013 at 11:31 am | 11 comments | 1403 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls grab sole possession of first place in PAL Bay Division

==BI Tuesday's prep soccer== The Menlo-Atherton girls remained undefeated in league play and got some big help in the race...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 18, 2014 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 1403 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Prop. 8 Decision: Constitutional protection for all: separation of church and State

A Prop. 8 decision ruling is coming out today. I hope that the value of equal rights for all, stands supreme. To opponents...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:11 am | 27 comments | 1403 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to celebrate fixes to dangerous intersection

One of Palo Alto's busiest and most dangerous crossings got a little safer this week when the construction workers completed...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by annoyed, on Oct 13, 2011 at 9:54 pm | 23 comments | 1403 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto High-Speed Rail Committee hopes to change name and focus

With Caltrain poised to declare massive service cuts, the Palo Alto City Council's High-Speed Rail Committee is hoping to...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by andreas, on Feb 16, 2011 at 10:46 am | 6 comments | 1402 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feature story: Caring for the community

This year's Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement honorees -- Jean Coblentz, Ken Sletten, Jill and Boyd Smith, Phyllis Moldaw...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by mtothekw21, on Apr 27, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 2 comments | 1402 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Substitute Teachers

Is it the time of year, illness amongst staff, staff meetings, parent/teacher conferences or what, because my child has had...

Original post made by JLS Parent on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by JLS Parent Too, on Feb 25, 2011 at 12:12 am | 2 comments | 1402 Views

SPORTS

Stanford-Washington football game Saturday is sold out

For those planning on attending Saturday's Pac-10 Conference football matchup between Stanford and Washington in Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by DK, on Oct 20, 2011 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 1402 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to speak at Stanford

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will deliver a speech about how the U.N. can create opportunities from transitions...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Jan 17, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 1402 Views

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Tree on powerlines blacks out 2,500 homes today

About 2,500 Palo Alto residents lost power at 7:37 a.m. today (Sunday, Dec. 19) when a storm-weakened tree fell onto a primary...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by Michele, on Dec 20, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 6 comments | 1402 Views

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AT&T fixes iphone problem in San Francisco, would Palo Alto NIMBYs kill this fix here?

AT&T is deploying wide-area WiFi hotspots around downtown San Francisco and Fisherman's Wharf to give iphone users data connectivity...

Original post made by fanboi on Dec. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1402 Views

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Soul men

Though its plot is communion-wafer thin, "Altar Boyz," the Christian boy-band satire currently being performed by Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by Steve , on May 8, 2011 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 1402 Views

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Concours d'Elegance rolls into Stanford this weekend

Some 300 vintage and collectible cars will be on exhibit at the Palo Alto Concours d'Elegance Sunday, June 24, at 360 Oak...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Rich, on Jun 26, 2012 at 8:05 am | 11 comments | 1402 Views

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Car nearly hits Palo Alto home after driver has seizure

A man having a seizure Wednesday night was rescued from his vehicle by Palo Alto firefighters and emergency crews after his...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Aug 17, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 12 comments | 1402 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Vote no on Measure E

Measure E undedicates 10 prime acres (eight football fields) of Byxbee Park to construct a huge anaerobic digester (AD)....

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 18, 2011 at 9:23 am | 19 comments | 1401 Views
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