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City shuffles library sites to deal with construction

The Palo Alto Art Center auditorium could soon house about 10,000 books and other library items as part of the city's dizzying...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by So-Much-Money-Down-The-Rabbit-Hole, on Dec 6, 2010 at 10:39 am | 20 comments | 8367 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 | 15952 Views

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Letters

Bullying broadcast Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13999 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by love novels, on Nov 29, 2010 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 5208 Views

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Review of Steven Johnson's "Where Good Ideas Come From"

Real Innovation is More Than Connectivity Steven Johnson's Where Good Ideas Come From: A Natural History of Innovation Riverhead...

Original post made by Brian King on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 24, 2010 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 5011 Views

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Feature: A passion for books

As a small girl, Faith Bell was given a huge turkey-feather duster and would spend afternoons tickling the books on display...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by Will, on Nov 20, 2010 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 10534 Views

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Kids sought for brain study of math skills

Neuroscientists at Stanford University are seeking second- and third-grade children for a study of how math skills develop...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by ajish, on Nov 19, 2010 at 6:59 am | 1 comment | 5701 Views

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Blanks pleads not guilty to rape, attempted murder

Lionel Blanks Jr., 36, who is accused of the rape, kidnapping and attempted murder of a woman in Palo Alto on May 22, pleaded...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 5191 Views

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Hundreds line up for former president Jimmy Carter

Hundreds of people lined up Tuesday night (Oct. 26) at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park to exchange a quick smile with former...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Which Carter?, on Oct 29, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 16 comments | 8901 Views

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This Webb splashes into Stanford swimming record books

The Stanford women's swimming team completed an undefeated dual-meet season with its 162-129 victory over host California...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by BUY VIAGRA, on Oct 2, 2010 at 11:22 am | 2 comments | 5471 Views

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Getting the word out

What writer hasn't dreamt of holding that bound volume in hand, relishing the fresh-ink aroma, standing with pride at the...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 8, 2010 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 6762 Views

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Today's events (Aug. 5)

[http://events.stanford.edu/events/245/24553 Lecture: Yoga and Ecology] Speaker Radhanath Swami gives a lecture on how a...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Sandy, on Aug 6, 2010 at 12:12 am | 1 comment | 6704 Views

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U.S. women settle for a draw in U-20 World Cup soccer opener

Stanford's Rachel Quon, Teresa Noyola and Courtney Verloo all saw action for the U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team as it...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Help, please, on Jul 17, 2010 at 11:05 am | 7 comments | 7078 Views

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Residents could get $20,000 for disaster prep

A neighborhoods group is poised to assume a greater role in the City of Palo Alto's disaster planning and could receive a...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Jun 28, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 3 comments | 5613 Views

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Foothill-De Anza receives award for online texts

Foothill-De Anza Community College District received a statewide technology award for developing a national consortium to...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Otis, on May 1, 2010 at 3:57 am | 4 comments | 8213 Views

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Esther Clark Park

Large oak trees, wild animals and uninterrupted landscapes define Esther Clark Park, an open 21-acre plot of land located...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by aqdrianna currie, on Apr 23, 2010 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 7845 Views

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If you can, read this

"If You Can Read This: The Philosophy of Bumper Stickers," by Jack Bowen; Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2010, 221 pages,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2010
Last comment by Attay, on Apr 16, 2010 at 8:15 am | 5 comments | 6395 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 | 12521 Views

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SPORTS: Stanford women taking a shot at getting even better

As well as the Stanford women's basketball team played through the first two round of the NCAA tournament last weekend, coach...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 5695 Views

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Tomorrow's events (Feb. 3)

[http://brandontyler.net/ Music: Brandon Tyler] Sacramento Singer-Songwriter Brandon Tyler performs tomorrow (Feb. 3) at...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
There are no comments yet. 6024 Views

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Palo Altan uncovers Slovenia

For Palo Alto resident and attorney Jacqueline Widmar Stewart, publishing a book about her grandparents' homeland of Slovenia...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2010
Last comment by Susan Sachen, on Jan 16, 2010 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 6201 Views
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