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1 hr ago | Circulation
From the Department of Medicine , Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, , Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA; and Department of Medicine , Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, , and Department of Sleep Sciences and Medicine , Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA. Correspondence to Mintu P. Turakhia, MD, MAS, Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Stanford University, 3801 Miranda Ave, 111C, Palo Alto CA 94304.
6 hrs ago | CBS News
It is a dilemma many moms and dads face these days : should you let your 3-year-old play with a tablet or smartphone? Interestingly, some parents in the nation's high-tech capital, Silicon Valley, say that it may not be such a good idea -- and Steve Jobs would have likely agreed with them. The New York Times reported recently that Jobs, who died in 2011, limited his three children's use of the gadgets his company pioneered.
8 hrs ago | Almanac
Sacred Heart Prep sophomore Maddie Johnston scored nine goals as the Gators went 4-0 and won the St. Francis Autumn Invitational on Saturday. Photo by Keith Peters/Palo Alto Online Sports.
11 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly
Water wasters in Palo Alto who ignore the city's admonitions to conserve could face fines of $100 per day under an enforcement strategy that the City Council approved on Monday night. The council unanimously approved the penalty mechanism proposed by the Utilities Department as it continues to refine the city's conservation efforts in response to California's prolonged drought.
13 hrs ago | Patch.com
Find out how the Foothill College Child Development Program can lead to a rewarding career working with children and families by attending the Child Development Orientation Friday, Nov. 14, from 6 to 7 p.m. in Room J-7 at the Foothill College Middlefield Campus in Palo Alto . Admission and parking are free.
17 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly
A week after Palo Alto officials offered public apologies for their secret and ultimately ill-fated negotiations with developer John Arrillaga, they took a step toward making sure similar blunders won't happen in the future. By a unanimous vote, the City Council on Monday night directed its Policy and Services Committee to vet a series of possible reforms to the way the council conducts closed sessions, deals with donated land and considers major development applications that require zone changes.
Tesla Motors Inc. won a court battle in Massachusetts that clears the way for its direct-sales methodology, but faces another fight in Georgia, where dealers are trying to revoke its dealer license.
How does one's beloved child become a mug shot in the local newspaper? This is our somewhat abbreviated story about the ravages of mental illness and the toll it has taken on our family, as well as millions of other families throughout the country. Mental illness didn't appear like a thunderbolt out of the blue; it crept up on us slowly.
A few weeks ago, the Palo Alto resident got a frantic call from his wife, Mary, who accidentally had thrown away a paper towel that held her wedding ring, engagement ring and an heirloom ring that had belonged to her mother. Of course, the trash already had been picked up that morning.
At our monthly book sales, Friends of the Palo Alto Library finds new readers/users for your used items and contributes all proceeds to purchase new materials, technology, and furniture for the Palo Alto libraries. - Any dirty, damaged, or damp items.
The first portion of Thursday's debate featured answers to seven questions prepared by the Weekly and posed to the candidates by moderator Joe Simitian. The video of the debate is posted at the Palo Alto Online YouTube channel .
Gunn High School alumni browse through yearbooks from the 70s and 80s at Gunn's 50th Anniversary on Sept. 13, 2014.
In his mind, the big cardboard box he was sitting in was a car in which he would drive to the synagogue and pretend to be a rabbi leading services. He cannot remember a time when he did not want to be a rabbi, so it came as no surprise to those who knew him that he pursued the role as an adult.
Palo Alto police are looking for a police impersonator who pulled over a teen bicyclist in Palo Alto last week and displayed either a stun gun or handgun from his car. Palo Alto police are looking for fake cop who pulled over a teen bicyclist in Palo Alto last week and displayed either a stun gun or handgun from his car.
Prices for homes in Northern California are notoriously steep, with tech money contributing to a somewhat inflated real estate market. The team at Point2Homes helped us gather data on the most expensive homes for sale in 13 cities in and around Silicon Valley: Palo Alto, Atherton, Cupertino, Menlo Park, Woodside, Saratoga, Portola Valley, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Hillsborough, Morgan Hill, and San Jose.
Police on the Peninsula are on the lookout for a "fake cop" who pulled over a couple of teenagers for committing a traffic violation. The incident was reported Sept.
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