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Written in the stars: Silicon Valley authors explore cosmic questions in new children's book

Scientific discoveries are often presented as a series of spontaneous brainstorms by famous thinkers. In reality, according...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by clogannj1, on Jan 8, 2015 at 2:35 am | 1 comment | 3360 Views


Former mayor pens humor book from alien perspective

Mickie Winkler, a former Menlo Park City Council member and mayor, has released a humor book containing local anecdotes and...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2020
Last comment by pearl, on Dec 3, 2020 at 8:50 pm | 1 comment | 3293 Views


Behind the Headlines: summer movies preview

On this week's Behind the Headlines, movie critic Peter Canavese joins the Weekly's Gennady Sheyner and Anna Medina for a...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3110 Views


Around Town

READING BUGS ... </B>Palo Alto's <B>Mitchell Park Library</B> got some new patrons this week, but the library isn't happy...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 8, 2016 at 7:26 am | 1 comment | 3106 Views


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
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'The Lady with the Crown' captures decades of a unique and unbreakable mother-daughter bond

Palo Alto author Kathleen Canrinus' book "The Lady with the Crown: A Story of Resilience" is the memoir of two people: Canrinus...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2022
Last comment by Halimah Van Tuyl, on Dec 19, 2022 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 2942 Views


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 | 2925 Views


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
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Movements with a message

The stories of disabled veterans and the plight of marine wildlife will be portrayed on stage this weekend, when Stanford...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Fathers Day Poems from Daughter, on Jun 16, 2016 at 7:04 am | 1 comment | 2711 Views


Juratovac maintains winning attitude

Gunn grad Adam Juratovac, a former all-section left tackle who played in college and professionally, understands the post-athletic...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
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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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Join Silicon Valley Reads 2014

Palo Alto City Library is once again joining the county wide Silicon Valley Reads. The theme this year is Books & Technology:...

Original post made by Kathy Shields, librarian on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Librarian, on Jan 31, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 2 comments | 2698 Views



The April 22 article "Western Ballet turns the big 4-0" misstated the dance company's website, which is,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2668 Views


San Mateo County sues Lehman Brothers

San Mateo County has filed a lawsuit against executives of the Lehman Bros. investment firm, which went bankrupt in September...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
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Suspect in Half Moon Bay shootings was employee of farm where 5 where shot

A man accused of mass shootings at two locations in the Half Moon Bay area on Monday legally purchased the semi-automatic...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2023
Last comment by Grew Up Here, on Jan 26, 2023 at 10:02 pm | 2 comments | 2621 Views


Increasingly valuable real estate going to third parties

While most homes are bought by individuals or families, others are sold to development companies, property managers or sometimes...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2585 Views


Book Talk

<B><B>SILICON VALLEY'S 'SOPHIA'...</B> Read the full story here

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2018
Last comment by Constance L. Vincent, on Mar 19, 2018 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 2519 Views


Widowing together

“Beyond Widow: Inspiration from the Trenches,” written by Palo Alto resident Patty McGuigan and Tesha McCord Poe, is...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2023
Last comment by Leslie Ciao, on Sep 2, 2023 at 8:04 pm | 1 comment | 2283 Views


Stanford is shopping for new firefighting services

Stanford University is looking around for a new provider of firefighting services, a move that could transform or even end...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2017
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Second half rally lifts UCLA past Stanford in MPSF water polo

Top-ranked and regular-season champion UCLA scored three unanswered goals in the second half to beat No. 2 Stanford 6-3 in...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2258 Views
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