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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

With right-to-die law looming, a personal story emerges

With six months to live, Charles Scott found it harder every day to breathe. He was dying from emphysema, and the last few...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Death with Grace, on Jun 6, 2016 at 11:21 am | 7 comments | 5119 Views

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Stanford hosts meetings to discuss new land-use plan

As Stanford University prepares to obtain a new permit for future campus development, the university is hosting a series...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2016
Last comment by Jimmae, on Jun 6, 2016 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 1900 Views

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Academic honors for Stanford baseball, tennis players

==BI Cardinal corner== Stanford junior shortstop Tommy Edman was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America second team on...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
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Stanford grad Seidemann nets four goals for USA at Kunshan Cup

==BI USA water polo == Stanford grad Melissa Seidemann scored four goals to help the United States women's water polo team...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1284 Views

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Local foursome reaches the finals of CIF state track meet

Gunn High senior Gillian Meeks, Palo Alto senior Eli Givens, Menlo-Atherton senior Kathryn Mohr and Gunn junior Jeffrey Lee-Heidenreich...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1973 Views

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Stanford lightweight rowers have shot at defending a title

Top-ranked and defending IRA champion Stanford lightweight rowing saw all three of its boats advance to Sunday's Grand Finals...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
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Neushul, Steffens lead USA women to gold in Kunshan Cup

The USA Women's Senior National Team won the gold medal at the 2016 Kunshan Cup in China after defeating Australia, 7-5,...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
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Gunn's Meeks runs to fifth in 1,600 at the state track finals

Gunn High senior Gillian Meeks had been on the podium before, accepting a gold medal for winning the Division II title at...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
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Stanford lightweights repeat as IRA national champions

Stanford lightweight rowing won its second straight Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) Championship Sunday morning...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Behind the Headlines — Palo Alto students speak out

On this week's webcast, four Palo Alto and Gunn high school students join education reporter Elena Kadvany to talk about...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2016
Last comment by Questions, on Jun 5, 2016 at 7:24 pm | 3 comments | 2875 Views

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What happened to Palo Alto Breakfast House ?

I was going by Midtown today and noticed that the Palo Alto Breakfast House sign was down and the windows are dark? I don't...

Original post made by Plane Speaker on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by Lauren, on Jun 5, 2016 at 5:13 pm | 2 comments | 728 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford sex-assault victim: 'You took away my worth'

Standing in front of a full courtroom in Palo Alto on Thursday, the 23-year-old college graduate who was sexually assaulted...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by @Vince, on Jun 5, 2016 at 2:24 pm | 65 comments | 306736 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man indicted in four overseas homicides

A Palo Alto man who was extradited for the suspected homicides of four family members in the Czech Republic will be prosecuted,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Nobody Knows Chicken Like the Colonel, on Jun 5, 2016 at 9:25 am | 4 comments | 3363 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man accosts Stanford women in their beds

A prowler has taken the term "Peeping Tom" to new and more threatening heights after he entered the rooms of two Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2016
Last comment by Scream, on Jun 4, 2016 at 10:32 pm | 3 comments | 4431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Want to understand Silicon Valley?

We arrived in Palo Alto from Hamburg, Germany, on Aug. 6, 2015, with a 5-year-old daughter who was proud to master writing...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by anne, on Jun 4, 2016 at 6:23 pm | 47 comments | 30861 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Altos Promise to Veterans

In 2015, Palo Alto committed to the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness, which pushes a “functional zero”...

Original post made by Respect for our Vets on Jun. 4, 2016
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Paly graduates celebrate individualism, spirit

Spirited, compassionate, enthusiastic for change, defiant of fear — these are a few of the qualities of the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by HoSV, on Jun 4, 2016 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 4776 Views

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Another 'bad air' day on Saturday

A third consecutive Spare the Air smog alert has been issued for Saturday. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/06/04/another-bad-air-day-on-saturday...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Jun 4, 2016 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 879 Views

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The secret garden

Tucked away from the rest of Stanford University's main tourist attractions, an eccentric and whimsical garden sits on the...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Gertrude, on Jun 4, 2016 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 4238 Views

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Bernie Sanders draws supporters to Palo Alto rally

More than a thousand people waited in the scorching sun to listen to Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speak...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 4, 2016 at 9:39 am | 20 comments | 7528 Views
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Palo Alto: Bon Vivant to be replaced by bakery
By Elena Kadvany | 9 comments | 3,907 views

What’s Wrong with This?
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The first few weeks
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Cherries and Berries
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