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Stanford raises $6.2B in ‘transformative’ campaign 3TANFORD 5NIVERSITY RAISED  BILLION IN A FIVE YEAR FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGNTHATENDEDIN/CTOBER THEUNIVERSITYANNOUNCED7EDNESDAY &EB(Posted Feb. 9 at 9:24 a.m.)

Video: A conversation with Jeremy Lin *EREMY,IN A0ALO!LTO(IGH3CHOOLGRADUATE#LASSOF AND CURRENTPOINTGUARDFORTHE.EW9ORK+NICKS REFLECTSONHIS0ALO!LTO BASKETBALLROOTSANDLIFEINTHE."!)NTERVIEWFROM$ECEMBER WHILE,INWASAMEMBEROFTHE'OLDEN3TATE7ARRIORS (Posted Feb. 9 at 9:06 a.m.)

Atherton woman pleads no contest to DUI ! YEAR OLD!THERTONWOMANWHOWASARRESTEDFORDRIVINGUNDER THEINFLUENCEDURINGACHAOTICEXITFROMA-ENLO0ARKPARKINGPLAZA INPLEADEDNOCONTEST&EBTOTWOCHARGESIN3AN-ATEO#OUNTY 3UPERIOR#OURT(Posted Feb. 9 at 8:32 a.m.)

Mountain lion reported near Portola Valley school 3OMEONE REPORTED SEEING A MOUNTAIN LION NEAR THE BACK FENCE OF #ORTE-ADERA3CHOOLIN0ORTOLA6ALLEY7EDNESDAY &EB THE3AN -ATEO#OUNTY3HERIFFS/FFICESAID(Posted Feb. 9 at 8:15 a.m.)

Prop 13

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TALK ABOUT IT

www.PaloAltoOnline.com Do you think Proposition 13 should be repealed or changed? If so, how? Talk about your ideas on Town Square, the online discussion forum, at www.PaloAltoOnline.com.

Meditation for Modern Life One Day Course November 5, 2011, 9:30AM to 3:30PM Allied Arts Guild, Menlo Park, CA Taught by acclaimed Buddhist master Segyu

Two-year investigation leads to 27 arrests

Rinpinpoche, this course will focus on how

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to meditate and the beneďŹ ts of meditation. We will learn and practice meditation and introduce the four building blocks of Buddhist

Woman arrested in fatal East Palo Alto stabbing

training: Meditation, Balancing Emotions,

0OLICEIN%AST0ALO!LTOHAVEARRESTEDAWOMANSUSPECTEDOFFATALLY STABBINGHERBOYFRIENDATTHEIRHOME4UESDAYMORNING &EB APOLICE SERGEANTSAID(Posted Feb. 7 at 4:07 p.m.)

Two women attacked at Stanford early Sunday 4WOWOMENWEREASSAULTEDWITHINMINUTESOFEACHOTHERONTHE 3TANFORD5NIVERSITYCAMPUSEARLY3UNDAY &EB ACCORDINGTO3TAN FORDPOLICE(Posted Feb. 7 at 9:14 a.m.)

Stanford announces commencement speakers #ORY "OOKER FORMER 3TANFORD 5NIVERSITY FOOTBALL PLAYER 2HODES SCHOLARANDCURRENTMAYOROF.EWARK .* WILLADDRESSGRADUATESAT 3TANFORDSST#OMMENCEMENT*UNE THEUNIVERSITYANNOUNCED

Compassion and Wisdom. Both beginners and experienced meditators are welcome.

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Cost: $125 (including lunch) For more information and to register please visit www.juniperpath.org or call 650-299-9333.

(Posted Feb. 7 at 9:10 a.m.)

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING of the City of Palo Alto Historic Resources Board [HRB] 8:00 A.M., Wednesday, February 15, 2012 Palo Alto Council Chambers, 1st Floor, Civic Center, 250 Hamilton Avenue. Go to the Development Center at 285 Hamilton Avenue to review ďŹ led documents; contact Diana Tamale for information regarding business hours at 650.329.2144. 509 Hale Street [11PLN-00457]: Request by Joe Gutierrez of Architectural Alliance Architects, on behalf of Louis Lange and Adrienne Macmillan, for Historic Resources Board Review and recommendation regarding roof fenestrations and landscape addition to Category 2 home in the R-1(10000) zone district. The project includes landscape changes and addition of a wood trellis on the east side yard and addition of a dormer and window changes on the north, east and west facades. Environmental Assessment: Exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act per Section 15303. Steven Turner, Advance Planning Manager *>Â?ÂœĂŠÂ?ĂŒÂœĂŠ7iiÂŽÂ?ÞÊUĂŠiLÀÕ>ÀÞÊ£ä]ÊÓä£ÓÊU Page 11

Palo Alto Weekly 02.10.2012 - section 1  

Section 1 of the February 10, 2012 edition of the Palo Alto Weekly

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