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Owner of Lee's Comics pulls the plug after more than 37 years

After serving comic book and graphic novel fans for more than 37 years, Lee Hester shut down his last eponymous comic book...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2020
Last comment by Geri Spieler, on Mar 30, 2020 at 12:44 pm | 2 comments | 16264 Views

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Priory boys give Pinewood the 'Axe' in WBAL basketball

Ashton Axe hit a layup late in the fourth quarter to push host Priory past Pinewood 39-38 in a West Bay Athletic League boys...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2545 Views

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What's Palo Alto reading? Local book lovers share their favorite titles of the past year

Local book experts share a few of their favorite reads of 2019 and data on what titles were most popular. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2020
Last comment by The Extorter, on Jan 27, 2020 at 11:57 am | 3 comments | 4632 Views

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Former Eastside hoops coach enjoying his time in China

After many years coaching at the high school level, Donovan Blythe made the decision to strike out into new territory. He...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 14, 2020 at 8:03 am | 1 comment | 2913 Views

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Jan Brett brings her whimsical world to Palo Alto

Author-illustrator Jan Brett, who has drawn in fans for her combination of simple-yet-clever storylines and richly detailed...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 13, 2019 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 4115 Views

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Back to School Health Fair to offer medical, safety tips

From disaster preparedness tips to free immunizations, a Back to School Health Fair in East Palo Alto this Saturday will...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2872 Views

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An immigrant's American dreams and nightmares

In her new memoir, National Public Radio tech correspondent Aarti Namdev Shahani focuses her journalistic gaze upon her own...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by Independents, on Oct 19, 2019 at 4:39 pm | 5 comments | 4053 Views

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Palo Alto lawyer spins real-life experience into fictional thriller

Mitchell Zimmerman drew on his experience as a civil rights worker, long career as a technology lawyer and 22 years volunteering...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
There are no comments yet. 6436 Views

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Fall reading: Five books by local authors to give you a new perspective of Palo Alto

With cooler weather and shorter days ahead, the start of fall is a good time to update your reading list. This month we're...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2019
Last comment by Light My Fire, on Sep 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm | 3 comments | 3744 Views

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Palo Alto looks to repeat last year's football success

Paly coach Nelson Gifford was asked if he thought his current team could be as good as last year’s team, which went 10-2...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Aug 18, 2019 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 3534 Views

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One dies in collision between box truck and fire truck, blocking southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto

All lanes of southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto are closed and one man died after a box truck rear-ended a Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 5, 2019 at 8:13 pm | 24 comments | 9977 Views

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Henry M. Gunn High School

Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2019/05/30/henry-m-gunn-high-school posted Thursday, May 30,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2019
There are no comments yet. 5840 Views

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Short Story Contest: Journeys of self discovery

While the first-place winners of this year's Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest submitted pieces that were vastly different,...

Original post made on May. 25, 2019
Last comment by Patty Fewer, on May 29, 2019 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 2526 Views

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Library nonprofit turns to rare and vintage vinyl for Saturday fundraiser

Henry Yu and Frank McConnell have spent the last two months sorting through boxes and crates filled with vinyl records. Read...

Original post made on May. 9, 2019
Last comment by 78, on May 10, 2019 at 3:53 pm | 5 comments | 6338 Views

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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, on Feb 21, 2019 at 1:42 pm | 10 comments | 9148 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 | 5086 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 | 4954 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. 2553 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 | 7317 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 | 8180 Views
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