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Foundation debuts online 'giving day' for nonprofits

On May 6, the Mountain View-based Silicon Valley Community Foundation will be hosting SVGives, the region's first "crowdfunding"...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hahahahaha nana, on May 5, 2014 at 7:18 pm | 3 comments | 4575 Views

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VIDEO: A conversation with New York Times writer John Markoff

John Markoff, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times senior writer and author, talks with Lisa Van Dusen about growing up...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Messy, on May 6, 2014 at 2:21 pm | 3 comments | 5224 Views

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Veterans Deserve Access to Chiropractic Care

The challenges facing the VA system, both nationally and right here in our own backyard, are many. Last week, Reps. Jackie...

Original post made by Jo English, DC on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by martin jason, on Aug 5, 2014 at 2:37 am | 3 comments | 1741 Views

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Palo Alto and sister city Oaxaca celebrate 50th anniversary

Palo Alto and its sister city Oaxaca have reached their 50-year milestone this summer, and officials with the two cities...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by martha rees, on Jun 15, 2015 at 8:55 pm | 3 comments | 2954 Views

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Explosion of new businesses calls for mentors

Cecilia Corral was just out of college when she got involved in a health care startup with other recent graduates. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Thomas Jensen, on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:44 am | 3 comments | 5528 Views

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East Palo Alto men sentenced to four years for threatening child with gun

Two East Palo Alto men who videotaped pushing a young boy in the head with a loaded handgun and threatening to shoot him...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by iSez, on Sep 24, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments | 2997 Views

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Propositions 1 & 2 - Opinions?

I listened to the Forum programs on these, and am really confused. Do I need to fear the limits on school reserves or...

Original post made by Votr on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 26, 2014 at 10:14 pm | 3 comments | 1487 Views

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Former police dispatcher sues Palo Alto VA

A former public-safety dispatcher for the VA Palo Alto has filed a lawsuit against the Palo Alto Department of Veterans Affairs...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Oct 29, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 5934 Views

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Santa Clara Valley Water District extends call for conservation

Rain has a welcome sight for the Bay Area this week, but the Santa Clara Valley Water District says more needs to be done...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Duh, on Dec 3, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 3287 Views

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East Palo Alto conditionally appoints Carlos Martinez as city manager

East Palo Alto City Council unanimously extended a conditional offer to its interim manager, Carlos Martinez, to be its new...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 23, 2015 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 3694 Views

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You Tube requires signing in

I'm not on the internet much but I do go to You Tube once in awhile. Not long ago, I used You Tube to find out how to crack...

Original post made by pares on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Feb 22, 2015 at 11:39 pm | 3 comments | 703 Views

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Watch for new double decker buses in town.

KTVU is reporting a trial of the use of double decker buses across the Bay through Palo Alto. http://www.ktvu.com/story/28182114/ac-transit-considers-buying-new-double-decker-buses ...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 6, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 3 comments | 697 Views

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Ellen Pao to appeal discrimination lawsuit verdict

Ellen Pao filed a court notice on June 1 indicating she plans to appeal the verdict in her gender discrimination lawsuit...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Jun 11, 2015 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 3522 Views

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Stanford engineers unveil a self-driving, drifting, electric DeLorean

It may not time travel, but Stanford University engineers unveiled a DeLorean modified to be self-driving, electric, and...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Oct 22, 2015 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 2789 Views

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Who are the Assyrians?

The modern Assyrians are descendants of a people who date back nearly 7,000 years to before the rise of the ancient Mesopotamian...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Oct 30, 2015 at 8:16 pm | 3 comments | 3484 Views

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Rep. Jackie Speier visits Stanford to talk about sexual assault

Four female Stanford University students who said they were sexually assaulted while at the university told an audience of...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 12, 2015 at 12:05 am | 3 comments | 1231 Views

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State unemployment rate declines as number of jobs increase

The number of workers without jobs in California decreased last month from the previous month and the number of nonfarm payroll...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by who caused this?, on Nov 24, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 3 comments | 3200 Views

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Santa Clara County launches human trafficking public awareness campaign through VTA

Santa Clara County officials launched a campaign Tuesday calling on the public to be on the lookout for human trafficking...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by Jody Williams, on Dec 9, 2015 at 9:12 am | 3 comments | 4696 Views

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Congress eases curbs on foreign real estate investors

From today's WSJ: http://www.wsj.com/articles/congress-eases-curbs-on-foreign-real-estate-investors-1450657972 "The changes...

Original post made by disgusted on Dec. 20, 2015
Last comment by not sure, on Dec 22, 2015 at 3:35 pm | 3 comments | 613 Views

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East Palo Alto organization in need of toys, gifts

East Palo Alto's Ecumenical Hunger Program is asking for emergency donations of toys and gifts because their supplies are...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by Interesting, on Dec 23, 2015 at 10:10 am | 3 comments | 3304 Views
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Paris Baguette coming to Mountain View
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Sing and celebrate
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Surviving Family Holidays
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Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund

For the last 23 years, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has given away more than $4 million to local nonprofits serving children and families. When you make a donation, every dollar is automatically doubled, and 100% of the funds go directly to local programs. It’s a great way to ensure your charitable donations are working at home.

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