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Tsuchiura students cope with devastation

Tsuchiura was spared the devastating effects of the tsunami that ravaged several Japanese towns, but Palo Alto's sister city...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Enoch Choi, MD, on Mar 14, 2011 at 10:52 am | 2 comments | 1595 Views

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Bay 'water trail' development gets $1 million boost

A plan for a "water trail" to surround the San Francisco Bay has been awarded $1 million by the California Coastal Conservancy,...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by sports for kids, on Mar 21, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 1410 Views

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Parts of Dumbarton Bridge closing for retrofit

As part of the seismic retrofit of the Dumbarton Bridge, Thursday night (April 7) workers started installing steel plates...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Chuck, on Apr 8, 2011 at 11:13 am | 2 comments | 2328 Views

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Veronica Tincher

The eclectic decor of Veronica Tincher's retirement residence in Palo Alto reflects the diversity of her life experiences...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Dick Lundh, on Nov 16, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 1538 Views

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SFPUC stops work around heritage oak

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) ensconced a heritage oak tree within an "avoidance area" and directed...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 19, 2011 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 1311 Views

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The history of sound

To the Stanford student pausing between classes to listen to her favorite song, sound is as small and simple as a pair of...

Original post made on May. 28, 2011
Last comment by Ralph Hansen, on May 28, 2011 at 4:39 pm | 2 comments | 8063 Views

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Bargain for peace

In his famous book of 1795 Immanuel Kant advocated these three things: Standing armies must be totally abolished in due...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jun 2, 2011 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 1168 Views

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Open Space District fatality is identified

A man who was killed in a crash near La Honda late Thursday morning has been identified by the coroner's office as Luis Audelo-Partida,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Eduord, on Jun 4, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 2 comments | 1273 Views

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Deaths

Marguerite Saegesser Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15020 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly staff writer, on Jun 5, 2011 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 1383 Views

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Labor Fights Back - San Francisco's LaborFest

For eighteen years, Labor Fest, an annual labor cultural arts festival, has commemorated the 1934 General Strike. This year’s...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 29, 2011 at 2:06 pm | 2 comments | 3608 Views

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EPA police conducting parole, probation sweeps

East Palo Alto police are conducting parole and probation sweeps throughout the city today as part of an ongoing crackdown...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Jun 30, 2011 at 2:08 am | 2 comments | 1295 Views

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Bullet train crashes in China

The death toll for the high-speed train incident in China rose to 39 on Monday, with another 192 counted as injured. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142405311190477230457646809...

Original post made by Rene on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by lightspeed, on Jul 25, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments | 981 Views

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Moving face-to-face work online

Today video conferencing is used for everything from music instruction to teletherapy. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22106...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 11, 2011 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 1698 Views

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Saving bees

The seemingly ubiquitous honeybee has been fighting an uphill battle for survival since the late 1980s, according to Allen...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 13, 2011 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 1433 Views

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Amtrak likely to lose Caltrain contract

A new operator to run Caltrain has been selected by rail officials, potentially ousting Amtrak after a 20-year relationship,...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by qq, on Aug 19, 2011 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 4069 Views

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Woods returns to Bay Area for Frys.com Open

Former Stanford All-American golfer Tiger Woods will be back in the Bay Area in October to compete in the Frys.com Open Tournament...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by jan, on Aug 30, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1800 Views

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Cain wins Republican straw poll in Florida

I don't give much credence to straw polls, but I was happy to see that for once my man "won" a straw poll. My woman, Bachmann,...

Original post made by Perspective on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Sep 27, 2011 at 1:30 pm | 2 comments | 1108 Views

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Fire destroys house in Portola Valley

A two-alarm fire completely destroyed a home at 35 Valencia Court in Portola Valley Friday evening, Chief Dan Ghiorso of...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 27, 2011 at 5:33 pm | 2 comments | 1248 Views

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Missing 5-year-old girl found near Woodside hills

A 5-year-old girl who disappeared from a family outing in San Mateo County was found Saturday night nearly four hours after...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 11, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 1167 Views

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Digging down

Alan and Libby Beasley wanted to add a story to their Sharon Heights rancher. They automatically assumed they would be building...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 7, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 2475 Views
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