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Stanford's football team may be grabbing all the headlines these days, but culture lovers have something to cheer about as well.
Image Caption: The fine detail in images of prominences in the sun's atmosphere from NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrometer - such as the red swirls shown here - are challenging the way scientists understand such events.
In a written statement issued Monday, Merrill Newman, of Palo Alto, Calif., said he tried to show that the words he read on the recording were not his own by emphasizing the apology's awkward phrasing and poor English grammar.
SAN FRANCISCO - The 85-year-old U.S. veteran who was detained for weeks by North Korea said Monday that the videotaped confession in which he apologized for killing North Koreans during the war was given involuntarily and under duress.
DoorDash , a meal-delivery start-up earning raves in Palo Alto and Mountain View , is hiring engineers, sales and customer service staff, plus delivery drivers, with a giant perk -- lunch, dinner, snacks and drinks are free! Launched in early 2013 by four tech-savvy Stanford University students, DoorDash is a logistics-focused outfit that delivers ... (more)
Surgeons use a grid of electrodes laid on a patient's brain. They record electrical activity and can deliver a tiny jolt.
World-Renowned Soul Healer Master Zhi Gang Sha Brings 9 Sacred Chinese Calligraphy Art Scrolls Featured in Bestselling Book to San Francisco, CA December 9 - 11, 2013 New York Times bestselling author and founder of Soul Mind Body Medicine and Divine Channel, Master Zhi Gang Sha brings his acclaimed nine sacred Chinese calligraphy scrolls back to ... (more)
Third grader Bryce Ammons braces himself for a lick from the Palo Alto Humane Society's dog Rookie during a visit at Beechwood School in Menlo Park on August 2, 2013.
Sen. Hill Announces 2014 'Oughta Be a Law' Contest . Your ideas for reforms and improvements could become reality! Submissions due Jan. 15. Palo Alto Weekender: Paly Fiery Arts; 300+ Creche Display; 'Caring Santa ' -Fun options for your weekend plans.
Come December, music director Nicholas McGegan often leads the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra in one of Handel's large-scale works; the early-music ensemble will present the composer's evergreen "Messiah" next weekend at various locations, beginning Dec. 14 with Cal Performances on the UC Berkeley campus.
Elisabeth Seaman looks through photos from Bergen-Belsen in her Palo Alto home on November 22, 2013.
Dozens of doctors, nurses and medical staff from Palo Alto Medical Foundation and Stanford Hospital and Clinics are making their way to Palo Alto's Philippine sister city, Palo, on Leyte Island, and other areas in an ongoing campaign to provide medical aid amid the devastation from Hurricane Haiyan.
Emotions were high during three hours of discussion in Sunnyvale Council Chambers Dec. 3 regarding shared use of Raynor Park with new activity center tenants, Stratford School.
Freeze Warning for Santa Clara County was issued at December 09 at 3:59PM PST