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When the Moon Hits Your Eye

Marching to the pounding rhythm of its own tune, Terrone — a new restaurant at 448 S. California Ave., Palo Alto — oozes cutting-edge ambition with its monochro...
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Sugar Fix

As summer approaches, you may be tempted to reach for your standard pint of mint chocolate chip from Trader Joe’s. Instead, try one of these three variations on...
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Condoms Unleashed

Twelve-year-old? Check. STD hot spot? Check. Mailing address in? Check. Condoms now on their way.  These are the necessary steps to get mail order condoms at  TeenSource.org,   a website launched in 2001 and developed by the California Family Heal...
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EWmami

TRUFFLE ROYALE, 15.00 You would think a burger joint whose name basically means “meaty flavor” would be able to pull off a simple burger, but the crown jewel “...
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Sealed in Ink

A Photoshopped model demonstrates the importance of tattoo placement. Photo: Charu Srivastava Photoshop: Evelyn Wang Girl meets boy. Boy tattoos girl. Girl t...
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I love me, I love me not

Few compositions can trample one’s self-image harder or faster than a college rejection letter. Or nowadays, the rejection web page, which in my opinion is worse since there’s no paper to crumple, rip, and burn in a bonfire, only a glowing screen an...
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Pierced with Desire

Palo Alto High School student shows off her septum piercing. Flashes of silver catch the light as exposed bellies and backs are shown off in the open. Men, wo...
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Martial Arts Unmasked

At peers park  on a Friday afternoon, onlookers stare while a pair of Palo Alto High School students shuffle across the grass. “Remember, don’t let anyone know ...
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Totally Oscars!

As we bask in the glow of last month’s Golden Globes, we turn our gaze to the next big thing on the cinematic achievement horizon: the 85th annual Academy Awards. This is Savannah and Elisa, reporting for duty. We admit we aren’t exactly connoisseurs...
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Animal Farm

A frosty wall of air emanates from the confines of the freezer, a chilled whoosh numbing every being in its path. Among the occasional loose popsicles stuck int...