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2008-08-29 15:00:27

By Kristina Peterson After more starts and stops than a dial-up connection, ultra- high-speed broadband Internet may soon be feasible in Palo Alto.

2008-07-25 12:01:20

By Kristina Peterson, Palo Alto Daily News, Calif. Jul.

2008-07-25 12:00:48

By Kristina Peterson, Palo Alto Daily News, Calif. Jul. 25--A load of green waste containing "combustible materials" caused Wednesday's fire at the Palo Alto landfill, officials said Thursday.

2008-07-16 12:00:00

By Kristina Peterson, Palo Alto Daily News, Calif. Jul. 16--Even though it will take more than a point and click to establish an ultra-high-speed Internet broadband network in Palo Alto, residents Tuesday began celebrating a project that took nearly a decade to launch.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.