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First Person: A conversation with Jeff Dean, senior fellow at Google Research

Jeff Dean, senior fellow at Google Research, talks with Lisa Van Dusen about deep neural networks, detecting cats and dabbling...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2016
Last comment by GoodStuff, on Mar 22, 2016 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 5054 Views

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Shop Talk

Palo Alto restaurateur to craft cocktails with a wellness factor for Calafia Cafe's drink menu, and IKEA to offer a taste...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2016
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Mar 22, 2016 at 8:49 am | 2 comments | 3413 Views

RESTAURANTS

Happy Donuts Closes Restrooms at night

Remember a few years ago when the Happy Donuts on El Camino was going to close? I was one of the long-time customers who...

Original post made by Jean Doten on Mar. 22, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Flight and High-Speed Train Noise

I have read many articles in the local newspapers about people being unhappy, annoyed and disturbed by the noise of the frequent...

Original post made by Jackie Leonard-Dimmick on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 22, 2016 at 7:51 am | 12 comments | 708 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lifetimes of Achivement: Fred and Marcia Rehmus

Married for nearly half a century, Fred and Marcia Rehmus reckon that between them they've racked up 94 combined years of...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2016
Last comment by KG, on Mar 21, 2016 at 8:53 pm | 1 comment | 1924 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Santa Clara County judge gives green light to Little League cell tower

A bitter neighborhood dispute over a new cell tower at the Little League field on Middlefield Road came to a resolution earlier...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by Wassup, on Mar 21, 2016 at 6:44 pm | 8 comments | 3053 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged victim testifies in Brock Turner trial

The 23-year-old woman whom former Stanford University student Brock Turner allegedly sexually assaulted on campus in the...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Terrace Antelope, on Mar 21, 2016 at 6:22 pm | 15 comments | 23238 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents: Keep calm and parent on

I am a psychiatrist. After the tragedy last week, my phone has not stopped ringing with calls from concerned fellow parents....

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by But, but, but..., on Mar 21, 2016 at 5:31 pm | 215 comments | 321786 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Late-night robbery, assault occurs in downtown Palo Alto

Two men allegedly physically assaulted and robbed another man in a downtown Palo Alto parking lot early this morning, police...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by Progress, on Mar 21, 2016 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 6070 Views

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With flying colors

India is known for its brightly colored festivals, and one of its most brilliantly hued, Holi, the Festival of Colors, is...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Mar 21, 2016 at 1:39 am | 1 comment | 4233 Views

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Court rulings gives big boost to high-speed rail

California's high-speed rail system surged past a major legal obstacle this week when a Sacramento Superior Court judge tossed...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Cost Overrun, on Mar 20, 2016 at 10:05 pm | 14 comments | 3442 Views

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Computer recycling locations

I have a number of very old non-working PC's and laser printers that I need to dispose of. There used to be an e-waste business...

Original post made by WilliamR on Mar. 20, 2016
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Mar 20, 2016 at 9:45 pm | 2 comments | 463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Running for School Board?

Are there any people running for school board? I had heard that Townsend was not running, but then that she might. And...

Original post made by Board Watcher on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Comment, on Mar 20, 2016 at 10:16 am | 12 comments | 978 Views

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Attempted kidnapping reported Saturday morning in Atherton

The Atherton Police Department says that a 24-year-old woman's screams drove off a man who was attempting to kidnap her at...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by Harriet, on Mar 19, 2016 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 2752 Views

SPORTS

Eastside Prep girls earn return trip to state basketball finals

Eastside Prep coach Donovan Blythe got the best birthday gift possible as his girls presented him with a return trip to the...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by Diane, on Mar 19, 2016 at 7:53 pm | 1 comment | 1841 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What is wrong with the USPS in Palo Alto?

Today, I was waiting for a package from Amazon that would be delivered through the USPS. I was given a tracking number and...

Original post made by Nayeli on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Mar 19, 2016 at 4:18 pm | 89 comments | 5436 Views

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Red light cameras in Palo Alto?

I entered an intersection while the traffic light was yellow and the light changed to red as I passed through. (The intersection...

Original post made by Driver on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by Chris, on Mar 19, 2016 at 3:14 am | 24 comments | 9221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Track Watch security guards arrested for theft, drugs

Three security guards who were hired as part of Palo Alto's Track Watch program to prevent suicides on the Caltrain tracks...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Poohntigger, on Mar 18, 2016 at 8:59 pm | 10 comments | 2140 Views

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Positively Green: The 'green' and 'blue' connection

There are a number of elements that factor into the overarching principles of green building, and one important consideration...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Former editor, on Mar 18, 2016 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 1727 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Office projects approved around California Avenue

The rapidly changing area around California Avenue is likely to get another heavy dollop of commercial development after...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Mar 18, 2016 at 5:45 pm | 6 comments | 3538 Views
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Truckee cafe to expand to Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 3,960 views

Attraction to a Person Outside Your Relationship
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,165 views

Senior Scam Stopper Seminar at EPA Senior Center 9/25/17
By Max Greenberg | 0 comments | 180 views

 

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