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A new chapter begins at Paly library

There was visible awe and excitement on the faces of Palo Alto High School students as they flooded into their brand-new...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2019
Last comment by Experienced, 13 hours ago | 10 comments | 4252 Views

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What's open, closed on Presidents Day

A list of local and regional services that will be unavailable or operating on a modified schedule due to Presidents Day...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2019
Last comment by EZ Street, on Feb 16, 2019 at 1:02 pm | 4 comments | 2368 Views

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Storm causes power outage, minor pooling of water

Despite local agencies' warnings that a storm Wednesday could cause flash floods and dangerous winds, Palo Alto weathered...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Jan 17, 2019 at 8:04 pm | 9 comments | 2835 Views

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Cardinal women on watch list for soccer's Hermann Trophy

Menlo School grad Jaye Boissiere and Sacred Heart Prep grad Tierna Davidson are among five Stanford women's soccer players...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1167 Views

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Palo Alto chided for 'bad faith' negotiations with utility workers

The city of Palo Alto failed to negotiate in "good faith" during its extended contract talks with a recently formed labor...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2018
Last comment by Peninsula Commuter, on Aug 9, 2018 at 2:31 pm | 31 comments | 4933 Views

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Crossroads Community Church offers respite

Sacred Space Coworking at Crossroads Community Church in Palo Alto offers a place for building relationships, working and...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2018
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 27, 2018 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 5041 Views

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Webcast: Bad Blood: Book exposes Theranos' alleged fraud

Weekly journalists discuss a new book that unveils the alleged fraud by Theranos' former CEO Elizabeth Holmes and former...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 19, 2018 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 4395 Views

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Palo Alto football: A new chapter unfolding this fall

Palo Alto grad Nelson Gifford is set to write a new chapter for the Vikings football program this fall. It's a challenge...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2018
Last comment by Clipping Path, on Jul 19, 2018 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 2841 Views

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Art + live music

The Pacific Art League's current exhibition, "The Great American West," features landscapes celebrating the beauty of the...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1128 Views

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Music@Menlo tours 'Creative Capitals'

This year's Music@Menlo festival takes audiences on a musical voyage to seven European cultural hubs, featuring chamber music...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1700 Views

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Was the Stanford Prison Experiment a sham? A Q&A with the writer who exposed the celebrated study

In his sharply-reported article, "The Lifespan of a Lie," journalist Ben Blum lays out why the Stanford Prison Experiment...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2018
Last comment by placebo effect, on Jul 5, 2018 at 11:43 am | 7 comments | 8921 Views

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'Breaking the silence' on youth mental health

A group of local high school students have penned a book that documents anecdotes and advice on mental health from both themselves...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2018
Last comment by creating mental helath, on Jun 14, 2018 at 8:52 am | 5 comments | 4951 Views

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Home front: design workshop; art fair; Mother's Day bouquet

A roundup of local home and garden news and events, including a design workshop and Mountain View's art fair. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 7, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1791 Views

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In sickness and in health

The intersection of medicine, ethics and existentialism, which forms the basis for the new play "Homo Ex Machina," is of...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2018
Last comment by Yer_Gramma, on Apr 27, 2018 at 11:54 pm | 5 comments | 3171 Views

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Book Talk

<B><B>SILICON VALLEY'S 'SOPHIA'...</B> Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2018/03/16/book-talk...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2018
Last comment by Constance L. Vincent, on Mar 19, 2018 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 896 Views

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Cardinal corner: Men earn victories in several sports

The second-ranked Stanford men's gymnastics team opened the season with an impressive showcase with a dominant 402.150 team...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1892 Views

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A pacifist's first-hand look at war

Pvt. Ned Crawford never aspired to serve in the military or fight in a war. But while working as a telephone lineman and...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2017
Last comment by Lora Smith, on Nov 25, 2017 at 6:56 pm | 2 comments | 1656 Views

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First Person: A conversation with David Kelley, founder of IDEO and Stanford d.school

David Kelley, founder of IDEO and the Stanford d.school talks with First Person host Lisa Van Dusen about his mission to...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2017
Last comment by Andy, on Nov 7, 2017 at 4:22 pm | 3 comments | 5941 Views

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Start-up incubator opens downtown

Running a fledgling start-up company out of a garage may sound romantic, but local entrepreneur Saeed Amidi has a different...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 7653 Views

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A&E Digest

<B><B>ART CENTER AWARDED $88,000 ... </B>Thanks to a grant from the <B>Institute of Museum and Library Services</B>, the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
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Short story writers wanted!

The 33rd 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 March 29. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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