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Blue Cross patients get temporary reprieve

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield patients will not have to pay more for their care while Stanford Hospital & Clinics and...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Love the competition, on Sep 16, 2011 at 6:41 am | 2 comments | 1541 Views

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A garden in the concrete jungle

Along a noisy stretch of Middlefield Road, beside Matadero Creek, a refuge from the sun and cement has taken hold. Birdhouses...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 18, 2011 at 4:41 pm | 2 comments | 1491 Views

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Bay Area smog warning today

Other news sites are reporting that a Bay Area Spare the Air smog warning was issued yesterday, lasting through today. No...

Original post made by pro pollution on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by pro pollution, on Sep 19, 2011 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 1029 Views

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Rachael Flatt arrives at The Farm

On a recent morning, Rachael Flatt, like any college freshman, was anxious to meet her roommate, get her class schedule figured...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 26, 2011 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 1737 Views

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Runaway reptile returns home

As Menlo Park resident Holly Thompson drove up Palo Alto Avenue after a grocery-shopping trip last week, she noticed a strange...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Oct 3, 2011 at 7:07 am | 2 comments | 2280 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Varsity Theatre building; PaloAltoGreen

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings this week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22711...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Jonathan, on Oct 4, 2011 at 7:16 pm | 2 comments | 1178 Views

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Steve Young's birthday at Stanford Shopping Center

If you are a intellectual snob who enjoys complaining, ignore this posting. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjNwjtHVxKs&feature=player_embedded# ...

Original post made by PA Native on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by george, on Oct 12, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 2 comments | 1098 Views

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Swam of flying termites

I saw a large swarm of flying termites in my backyard today. After flying in the air for a few minutes they dropped their...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Toby, on Oct 22, 2011 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 1413 Views

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A Measure E primer

The pros and cons of Measure E. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22944 posted...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Dumb measure, on Oct 22, 2011 at 10:03 pm | 2 comments | 1279 Views

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Winter Spare the Air season starts Tuesday

Come Tuesday, you'll have to think twice before burning logs in your fireplace or any other solid fuel because Nov. 1 marks...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2011
Last comment by someone, on Oct 30, 2011 at 10:31 pm | 2 comments | 1456 Views

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Why are there a bunch of RVs parked at Stanford near El Camino Real

Dorms overcrowded? Has this got to do with football?...

Original post made by PasserBy on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by All on TV News, on Nov 12, 2011 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 1046 Views

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Far away in a manger

For hundreds of years, countless artists have been depicting the same setting over and over — with remarkable diversity....

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 3, 2011 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 1699 Views

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Go-to gifts

With the arrival of the holiday season comes the flurry of planning and purchasing presents for everyone on your list. But...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 20, 2011 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 1504 Views

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Court maintains charge against knife-carrying man

A Palo Alto man who allegedly posted a video of himself parading around Sequoia Hospital with a 4-inch knife strapped to...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Facebook, on Dec 30, 2011 at 4:54 pm | 2 comments | 1285 Views

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Peer Review Group on High Speed Rail recommends the funding plan not be approved

The Peer Review Group has just issued its report on the funding plan for the High Speed Rail project. They recommend that...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 5, 2012 at 6:14 am | 2 comments | 1481 Views

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Pollen allergies now?

I seem to have pollen allergies but didn't realize it was possible in the winter. Does anyone have an answer? Is it due to...

Original post made by Huh? on Jan. 8, 2012
Last comment by Not smoke, on Jan 9, 2012 at 12:26 am | 2 comments | 1012 Views

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Feature story: Skating through time

Olympic champion Brian Boitano has skated on ice rinks throughout the world. He even skated on a glacier in 1988. But some...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by S8marie, on Jan 15, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 4536 Views

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Hundreds celebrate aboard 'Freedom Train'

After singing a rendition of "We Shall Overcome" at Caltrain's San Mateo station, hundreds of Bay Area residents of all ages...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by tru data, on Jan 17, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 2168 Views

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Guest Opinion: Creating their own fields of dreams

I woke up with a startle and a feeling like someone was slowly driving an ice pick into my neck. Very quickly I realized...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 21, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments | 1539 Views

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That terrible stretch of road on El Camino between Embarcadero and Stanford Mall

Everyday I drive on El Camino northbound between the crossroads at Embarcadero and Quarry Road at Stanford Mall. My tires...

Original post made by A Car Driver on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 7, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 2 comments | 1165 Views
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