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Menlo Park opts not to pay for Flood Park

Menlo Park's loss of millions in redevelopment money is San Mateo County's gain, a fact which didn't escape the notice of...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 26, 2012 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 1177 Views

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Palo Alto policeman to coach 2012 U.S. Olympic team

Palo Alto Police Officer Ben Lee has been selected as the coach for the 2012 United States Olympic badminton team, USA Badminton...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by PA Native, on Jan 29, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 2 comments | 1383 Views

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Serious police action on 101, EPA at Embarcadero

There has been serious police action on 101 and at Embarcadero, East Bayshore, and probably the Home Depot shopping Center....

Original post made by Bob on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 21, 2012 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 1262 Views

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Delegation from China visiting East Palo Alto

A group of Chinese government officials visited East Palo Alto Tuesday, Feb. 21, to learn about the city's rent stabilization...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Raymond Lucas, on Feb 21, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 1171 Views

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Stanford men make it happen in New York

Sophomore guard Aaron Bright scored 15 points and added six assists as the Cardinal downed Minnesota, 75-51, in an emphatic...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Mar 30, 2012 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 1279 Views

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When background checks miss the mark

How a local private school unknowingly hired a teacher with a decades-long history of child molestation allegations. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by wmartin46, on Apr 11, 2012 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 1372 Views

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Feature story: Saving the birds

Colorful mosaic art composed of broken bits of tile are scattered throughout the maze of enclosures clustered around Michele...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by John Del Rio, on Apr 14, 2012 at 10:01 am | 2 comments | 2020 Views

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Crash course to bankruptcy again!

Crash course to bankruptcy again! In the great economic depression of the late 20's and 30's , they had no economic guarantees...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Big Gato, on May 5, 2012 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 1211 Views

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Moon to eclipse sun on Sunday

Foothill College Astronomy Chair Andrew Fraknoi has some advice for what not to do during the solar eclipse on Sunday, May...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by musical, on May 18, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 2263 Views

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Competition heats up in race for new state Senate district

To the average Peninsula voter, Brisbane and Sunnyvale have little in common. The former is a small, industrial suburb on...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by Fido, on May 24, 2012 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 2668 Views

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Ravenswood Health receives $7.3 million award

Ravenswood Health Center in East Palo Alto has received a $7.3 million Health Care Innovation Award, officials announced...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 23, 2012 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1683 Views

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What is PTSD?

Nearly 70 percent of Americans will be exposed to a traumatic event in their lifetime, and an estimated 20 percent of those...

Original post made on May. 27, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 29, 2012 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 1445 Views

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Poor air quality forces another Spare the Air alert

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that today, July 12, will be another "Spare the Air" day. Today's...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by pollution, on Jul 12, 2012 at 8:52 am | 2 comments | 1302 Views

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State Senate candidates in 30 minutes or less

California State Assemblyman Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) seems like a man who really could tell you his life story in three...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by JoAnn, on Jul 19, 2012 at 10:17 pm | 2 comments | 1225 Views

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Luck era in NFL all set to begin after he signs with Colts

The Andrew Luck era in the NFL can officially begin. The former Stanford quarterback opened that door by signing a four-year...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jul 20, 2012 at 3:58 pm | 2 comments | 2588 Views

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Peet's Coffee & Tea selling for $1 billion

Longtime Bay Area fixture Peet's Coffee & Tea Inc. will be sold to a German company for $1 billion, the Emeryville-based...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Vivian, on Jul 31, 2012 at 8:13 pm | 2 comments | 3007 Views

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NASA Ames scientist to analyze data sent back from Mars

Thousands of people gathered at the NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field Sunday night, Aug. 5, to watch the historic...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Space Fan, on Aug 8, 2012 at 1:52 am | 2 comments | 1267 Views

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My value systems are?

Rep. Paul Ryan as Romney' his vice presidential running mate. At an Atlas Society meeting celebrating Ayn Rand's...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by gary not, on Aug 16, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 1217 Views

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Future Palo Alto housing: taller, smaller

In a radical departure from recent trends, Palo Alto officials endorsed a new vision for housing on Monday, July 9, that...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 11, 2012 at 7:27 pm | 2 comments | 1345 Views

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three Romney's 47% threads deleted

why? can someone explain what violation of the terms and conditions applies when quoting presidential candidates when...

Original post made by Mitt: not to worry about THOSE people on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 18, 2012 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 1012 Views
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