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Olympics report: Local medal count continues to rise

Another Olympic swimming medal highlighted Wednesday's efforts from Stanford athletes at the Tokyo Olympics. Former Cardinal...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2021
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A strong finish at USAWP National Junior Olympics

The Stanford 18A girls closed the USA Water Polo National Junior Olympics the same way they opened them -- with a victory....

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2021
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Stanford Live show presents the soundtrack of a lifetime

"My Bollywood Jukebox" creator Heena Patel says Bollywood means a lot more than entertainment. "These films have influenced...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2021
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LifeMoves seeks to build network of homeless housing projects, calling for funding and political willpower

When Aubrey Merriman joined the nonprofit LifeMoves as its new CEO in April, he had to hit the ground running. Now he wants...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2021
Last comment by Dirk Halstrom, on Jul 22, 2021 at 10:29 am | 15 comments | 5773 Views

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Mountain View's Timothy Lam named USA Olympian in badminton

Mountain View native Timothy Lam is the nation's top-ranked men's singles badminton player. Now you can add Olympian to his...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2021
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CinéArts, a haven for local cinephiles, permanently shutters

CinéArts at Palo Alto Square, a movie theater that for decades has been a popular destination for local film lovers, will...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2021
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jul 3, 2021 at 12:14 am | 28 comments | 15261 Views

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Stanford documentarians get a chance to share stories on the big screen

While viewing a film is an experience that lends itself pretty well to social distancing, there's still something special...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2021
Last comment by yikes, on Jun 4, 2021 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2314 Views

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M-A baseball back on track; M-A girls advance in CCS soccer

Tommy Eisenstat and Matt MacLeod each drove in three runs and Menlo-Atherton defeated host Woodside 12-1 in Peninsula Athletic...

Original post made on May. 24, 2021
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Classic films take audience back in time for online movie nights

Midpen Media Center presents an online screening on Jan. 29 of the 1939 comedy/drama "Made for Each Other," with Jimmy Stewart...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2021
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San Mateo County to host online event in Spanish addressing vaccine concerns

San Mateo County's Facebook Live event on Tuesday will also feature "tips to avoid health, labor and social inequities and...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2021
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Guest opinion: California's plan to bring many students back to school for in-person learning in careful stages

In an op-ed, Stanford professor and California State Board of Education president Linda Darling-Hammond writes about why...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2021
Last comment by ElizabethM, on Feb 2, 2021 at 3:46 am | 8 comments | 4619 Views

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Honors list: All-West Bay Athletic League soccer teams

Sacred Heart Prep's Liam Johnson and Kevin Box were honored by the West Bay Athletic League as Players of the Year in boys...

Original post made on May. 4, 2020
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Local tech companies' best defense against the coronavirus — work from home

In droves, leading Silicon Valley-based tech companies weathering the brewing storm of the new coronavirus have given their...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2020
Last comment by write my dissertation, on Mar 13, 2020 at 2:55 am | 1 comment | 7966 Views

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One detained for injuring co-worker at Palo Alto business

Police have detained a person suspected of attacking and injuring his co-worker on Wednesday afternoon at a Palo Alto business,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2019
Last comment by Mohammad, on Dec 12, 2019 at 7:28 am | 17 comments | 22403 Views

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Guild Theatre to close Thursday

Landmark's Guild Theatre, a single-screen movie theater that's been in Menlo Park since 1924, is set to officially close...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 24, 2019 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 4544 Views

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A brilliant career

<B>1/2 (Aquarius) Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2019/09/13/a-brilliant-career posted...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 14, 2019 at 10:18 pm | 3 comments | 1368 Views

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Stanford women ready to start soccer run to College Cup

The third-ranked Stanford women's soccer team (21-1-2 last season) opens its season with a difficult road trip to No. 6 Penn...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2019
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SF Mime Troupe takes on 'Treasure Island'

The San Francisco Mime Troupe makes a repeat performance in Palo Alto this summer with its satirical, musical take on "Treasure...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 1, 2019 at 10:27 pm | 3 comments | 3387 Views

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Of local note: M-A grad into Santa Clara Hall of Fame

Menlo-Atherton and Santa Clara University grad Kevin Dunton will be inducted into the Santa Clara Athletic Hall of Fame on...

Original post made on May. 12, 2019
Last comment by Scott Garibaldi , on May 12, 2019 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment | 2671 Views

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Council opens the door for new Hotel Parmani

Palo Alto paved the way on Monday night for the demolition of Hotel Parmani, a 36-room motel on El Camino Real, and its reincarnation...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2019
Last comment by Realism, on Apr 2, 2019 at 1:49 pm | 5 comments | 5901 Views
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