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Local peace leader killed in Kenya

Larissa Keet, a longtime Palo Alto-area peace and environmental activist, died Jan. 13 after she was hit by a truck while...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Nov 2, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 1454 Views

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Schools hit by Lehman losses file claim

Twelve area school districts and the county superintendent of schools have taken the first official step toward filing a...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Ban-"Derivatives", on Nov 10, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 1881 Views

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Veterans' Day

What do families do on Veterans' Day? In our family, the kids are catching up on sleep, catching up on homework and catching...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by parenting, on Nov 11, 2010 at 11:56 am | 2 comments | 1826 Views

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License-plate readers to help fight crime in EPA

East Palo Alto police will soon have two vehicle license-plate readers to cut down on stolen vehicles and find wanted criminals,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by NotDrivingNow, on Nov 19, 2010 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 1508 Views

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Regional disaster-response plans take priority

Consider the human toll if a bioterrorism event was to occur in Palo Alto. Thousands would end up sick or dead, Eric A. Weiss,...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2010
Last comment by fireman, on Nov 28, 2010 at 10:45 pm | 2 comments | 2074 Views

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Paralyzed patients walk again at Palo Alto swim center

After nine grueling years of therapy, dashed hopes and incremental progress, Amber Mickel was able to use a walker —...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Jay Dore', on Jan 4, 2011 at 11:58 am | 2 comments | 3644 Views

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4.5 magnitude quake hits Fremont Peak area

A series of earthquakes rattled a section of Monterey County and the surrounding region early this morning, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Dan, on Jan 31, 2011 at 6:05 pm | 2 comments | 1394 Views

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2011 'Lifetimes of Achievement' honorees announced

A former mayor, a career-development expert, an environmental and education volunteer, a gifted speaker, a voter advocate...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Bill Burch, on Feb 4, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 1675 Views

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Stanford, Palo Alto forge 'smart' partnerships

Amit Narayan and Shiva Swaminathan arrived at their partnership from opposite directions. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14340...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Greg, on Feb 7, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments | 1483 Views

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Jobless rates on the rise across Bay Area

Unemployment has increased in several counties across the San Francisco Bay Area, according to a state report released Friday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 8, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 1340 Views

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Bay Area officials eye approaching tsunami

The National Weather Service is estimating waves in the Bay Area will reach heights of 2 to 3 feet as a result of a tsunami,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by David Shaw, on Mar 11, 2011 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 1600 Views

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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 | 1617 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 | 1440 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 | 2349 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 | 1581 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 | 1342 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 | 9253 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 | 1179 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 | 1294 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 | 1429 Views
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