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Study highlights impacts of adding Stanford housing

As Stanford University moves ahead with a proposal to build more than 2 million square feet of academic space by 2030, it...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
Last comment by neighbor, 5 hours ago | 15 comments | 3004 Views

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Reclaiming her voice

"I Have the Right To" is a powerful narrative of the isolation, shame and self-doubt survivors of sexual violence experience...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
Last comment by @Thomas Quinn, 10 hours ago | 3 comments | 788 Views

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Guest Opinion: We need a master plan to address the needs of our aging population

In Palo Alto, we have a perfect storm on the horizon as the population ages and the cost of living continues to increase....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2018
There are no comments yet. 145 Views

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Menlo Park family helps raise more than $16 million to reunite immigrant families

Charlotte and Dave Willner of Menlo Park have set up a fundraising campaign to help parents reclaim detained children at...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2018
Last comment by iSez, on Jun 22, 2018 at 3:18 am | 10 comments | 2264 Views

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Stanford football star Doug Baldwin publishes a letter to President Trump in the New York Times

Doug Baldwin was a star receiver at Stanford from 2007-2010; leading the team in touchdowns in 2010. He currently plays for...

Original post made by student on Jun. 21, 2018
There are no comments yet. 271 Views

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Community Notebook: U.S. Postal Service plans to relocate East Palo Alto office

The East Palo Alto post office's landlord doesn't plan to renew the lease of the Bay Road site and instead redevelop the...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by elizabeth Jackson, on Jun 20, 2018 at 6:31 pm | 19 comments | 3747 Views

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Palo Alto man languishes in a Nepal jail

A Palo Alto man who has spent years helping to advance education for Nepalese girls and women is locked in a jail in Nepal...

Original post made on May. 16, 2018
Last comment by Sam, on Jun 20, 2018 at 2:29 pm | 25 comments | 11349 Views

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Recall chair seeks attorneys fees from judge

The chair of the successful effort to unseat Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky is asking him to pay $112,456...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2018
Last comment by JoanneH, on Jun 20, 2018 at 2:08 pm | 14 comments | 2912 Views

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Community Notebook: East Palo Alto to host Juneteenth celebration

Juneteenth holds a particular significance to the identity of East Palo Alto, where an event on Saturday will mark the long-standing...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by A good reason to celebrate., on Jun 14, 2018 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 1687 Views

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Bridge-toll hike poised to pass

Bay Area voters were on the cusp of approving Tuesday night a regional measure that would raise tolls at seven state bridges...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by Really, on Jun 13, 2018 at 12:15 am | 16 comments | 4630 Views

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New report: Tesla sped up moments before fatal crash

An early report issued by the National Transportation Safety Board Thursday reveals that the Tesla Model X involved in a...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 11, 2018 at 6:55 am | 10 comments | 2776 Views

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Off Deadline: Past manager steered open space district into a new era

As the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District approaches its 50th anniversary, it is doing so as a more mature organization,...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2073 Views

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Peninsula Photo Contest winners offer a new perspective

After a four-year break, the Palo Alto Weekly collaborated with the Palo Alto Art Center to revive and revamp the newspaper's...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2222 Views

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Early results show sizeable support for recall of judge

Judge Aaron Persky, whose June 2016 verdict in the Brock Turner case sparked a national debate about sexual violence, campus...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by Dotty Henderson, on Jun 7, 2018 at 4:55 pm | 28 comments | 8735 Views

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Smith, Hirokawa take the lead in sheriff's race

Santa Clara County voters are setting the stage Tuesday for a November showdown before Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by Mil, on Jun 6, 2018 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 2521 Views

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Lawsuit: Stanford violated students' rights in mental health response

In a class-action lawsuit filed Thursday, a group of Stanford University students allege that the university has repeatedly...

Original post made on May. 18, 2018
Last comment by Stanfordgrad, on Jun 5, 2018 at 2:42 pm | 14 comments | 5003 Views

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Should I stay or should I go?

Joanne is 81 years old, widowed and living by herself in the same three-bedroom, three-bath house on the quarter-acre lot...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 5, 2018 at 12:35 pm | 26 comments | 6549 Views

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Guest Opinion: Judge Persky should be recalled

Nearly 100,000 Santa Clara County voters signed a petition to put the recall of Judge Persky on the June 5 ballot. We believe...

Original post made on May. 11, 2018
Last comment by Dotty Henderson, on Jun 4, 2018 at 7:23 pm | 16 comments | 1965 Views

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Guest Opinion: We need reform, not a recall

We are longtime Palo Alto community members and social justice advocates who oppose the recall of Judge Aaron Persky. Our...

Original post made on May. 11, 2018
Last comment by mauricio, on Jun 4, 2018 at 11:13 am | 14 comments | 2040 Views

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Editorial: Recall Judge Persky

Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Persky abused his discretion, disrespected a jury, failed a crime victim and broke...

Original post made on May. 11, 2018
Last comment by Dennis, on Jun 4, 2018 at 11:09 am | 51 comments | 15075 Views
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Japanese noodle shop to open at Stanford Shopping Center
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 4,696 views

Modern Hospice Care and The Death of Ivan Ilyich
By Aldis Petriceks | 4 comments | 1,299 views

Get cars off our streets??
By Diana Diamond | 35 comments | 962 views

Couples: “It’s Not My Problem. It’s Your Problem.”
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 892 views

Running with the flow
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 462 views