Palo Alto’s kiddie zoo just reopened! Here are 8 animals that zookeepers think you shouldn’t miss on your first visit back.

After two years and $33 million, the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo is twice the size, with 50 species and a two-story treehouse. (Photo courtesy Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo) When the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo outgrew its clunky 1940s architecture (including concrete bathtub-shaped exhibits), the beloved family staple closed to undergo a two-year makeover. Now it’s back at nearly double the size with a Loose-in-the-Zoo theme that ...

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How a local nonprofit builds community between tech giants and students one email at a time

How a Silicon Valley non-profit builds community between tech giants and local students one email at a time Dialog to Learn has pioneered a literacy program linking elementary school students to Peninsula professionals. A Dialog to Learn student next to a handwritten letter my “digital buddy” gave me when we finally got to meet in person. (Photo by Caitlin Wolf) I stare at my computer screen wondering where to start. “My favorite color is aqua blue. I ...

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Six Free Stanford Talks to Attend this Winter

The climate is changing via IG: sunilgarud Not a Stanford student, but still want to know what hot topics have the campus buzzing? No problem. Stanford professors are offering an array of open talks from video games to climate change geared towards educating and enriching the local community. So come to Stanford campus if you want to hear the newest research, learn about technology, or just need a little bit of inspiration. ...

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