Palo Alto


Mon February 23, 2015


Thu January 29, 2015
Health, Science, Environment

Stanford considering the fate of century-old dam threatening endangered trout

Seasrsville Dam
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The Searsville Dam is causing big trouble on the peninsula. The 122-year-old, 65-foot-tall dam is closed to the public, hidden away on 1,200 acres owned by Stanford University.

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Wed January 28, 2015

Daily news roundup for Wednesday, January 28, 2015

A Hole in Space (Oakland Redux) aims to connect Oakland neighbors across the city
Bert Johnson / East Bay Express


Tue January 6, 2015
Arts & Culture

Blank on Blank: Jerry Garcia on the Acid Tests

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It’s been 50 years since the original band members of The Grateful Dead began playing together in clubs around Palo Alto and San Francisco. In that time they’ve sold 35 million records. But more importantly, they inspired an unprecedented culture of fandom – 

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Thu July 17, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Preserving open space on the Peninsula

Meadowlark Trail in the Arastradero Preserve.
Ho John Lee


With redevelopment happening in places like San Francisco’s Hunter’s Point waterfront, and Oakland’s new Brooklyn Basin project along the shoreline, it can look like a lot of our natural landscape will turn into shiny residential towers.

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