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Feature story: Celebrating a quarter-century

Donning an elaborate silky robe and golden headdress, Bubba Gong leads his dance students around the Foothill College studio...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Eva Ciabattoni, on May 27, 2011 at 4:55 am | 1 comment | 3392 Views

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Feature story: Delivering hope at Lucile Packard

In the 20 years since Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford opened, thousands of children have received a chance...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Stacey Martz, on Jun 2, 2012 at 8:39 am | 10 comments | 8598 Views

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Space shuttle in Bay Area skies on Sunday

The International Space Station and space shuttle Endeavour will be over the Bay Area early Sunday morning and could be visible...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by qq, on May 27, 2011 at 10:19 pm | 3 comments | 2078 Views

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Officials issue venomous snake warning

Anyone who enjoys the outdoors should watch where they put their hands and feet this spring and summer, Santa Clara County...

Original post made on May. 28, 2011
Last comment by Megan, on Jun 6, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 16 comments | 3576 Views

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Kamala Harris speaks to East Palo Alto girls

California's first female attorney general, Kamala Harris, was in East Palo Alto Thursday morning (May 26) to talk to more...

Original post made on May. 29, 2011
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Former assemblyman Ira Ruskin diagnosed with malignant tumor

Former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years before terming out last year, has been diagnosed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Jun 2, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 2 comments | 2152 Views

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Veterans recall lasting effects of war

This Memorial Day, veterans throughout the Peninsula will pause to reflect on their experiences serving the United States....

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by the flag, on May 30, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 12 comments | 3009 Views

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Midtown

Nearly 20 years ago, Midtown resident Sylvia Gartner went to a city council meeting, waved a paper bag and said, "If I can't...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on May 31, 2011 at 7:31 pm | 4 comments | 1595 Views

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Portraits (adult)

<B>Judge's comments Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14994 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 4, 2011 at 4:22 am | 2 comments | 2356 Views

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2011 Photo Contest: Worth a thousand words

As they have for the past 20 years, local photographers this spring submitted the best that their portfolios have to offer...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Dennis, on Jun 3, 2011 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 2544 Views

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Gunn seniors throw their stress to the wind

Gunn High School seniors threw their academic stress to the wind Friday in the school's annual Paper Toss. Senior Class...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Jason Strober, on Jun 7, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 3 comments | 2165 Views

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There really are dangers from wireless emissions

In his recent guest opinion, Leon Beauchman, director of a wireless initiative, assures us that wireless emissions are safe...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Jay Chesavage, on Jun 9, 2011 at 7:44 am | 5 comments | 2300 Views

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Egrets and herons, oh my!

They're large and white with spectacular plumage pompadours and they make otherworldly sounds like ET. Snowy egrets are flocking...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by very1silent, on Jun 7, 2011 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 3444 Views

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High-end purse thieves pepper spray security

Two burly men with a taste for Diane von Furstenberg handbags snatched 13 of the designer purses Saturday (June 4) and ran...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Jun 8, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 9 comments | 1731 Views

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Palo Alto History Museum permit challenged

A founding member of a Palo Alto group dedicated to preserving the city's history has filed an appeal of a permit to build...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Katie Christman, on Sep 16, 2011 at 6:29 pm | 24 comments | 4071 Views

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Palo Alto seeks tougher tobacco laws

Smoking is hardly a burning issue in Palo Alto, but those who make it their vice of choice could soon encounter new pressures...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by DemVsGop, on Jun 11, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 30 comments | 3110 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Dr. Ed Weiss

Ed Weiss, M.D., has been a pioneering practitioner of acupuncture in Palo Alto for more than 35 years. In his video, he shares...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by Kim, on Jun 11, 2011 at 9:46 pm | 1 comment | 4921 Views

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Thieves hit Duveneck Elementary School

Thieves who entered through an open window at Duveneck Elementary School took computers, digital cameras and thumb drives...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Feasible, on Jun 13, 2011 at 11:49 am | 12 comments | 2354 Views

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Solve poverty, global warming with science, grads told

Mexico President Felipe Calderon Sunday urged Stanford University graduates to use "the best tools and most advanced knowledge"...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 16, 2011 at 6:26 pm | 15 comments | 3928 Views

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New bridge planned for University Avenue-U.S. Highway 101

A proposed replacement bridge over San Francisquito Creek and U.S. Highway 101 at University Avenue will be discussed at...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2011 at 10:14 pm | 8 comments | 2771 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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